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WHEATFIELD — Last weekend, long-time Kankakee Valley football and basketball play-by-play announcer Mike Coffer was due to be honored at the Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Ass…

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WHEATFIELD — Kankakee Valley Girls’ Soccer standout Carley Riffett has committed to Indiana University Northwest to play soccer for the Red Hawks, according to IUN Head Women’s Soccer Coach Ma…

For some people the sight of a robin hopping around in the yard is a sure sign of spring. I’ve seen too many robins on snowy days to believe them. Other species of birds, absent all winter, ar…

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RENSSELAER — Closing schools to classroom instruction throughout the state for the rest of the school year has forced the IHSAA to cancel the 2020 spring sports tournaments.

DEMOTTE — One Knight and One Kougar were recently named as IBCA/Subway All-State Honorable Mentions. Covenant Christian senior Ben Lins continued to rack up the honors as he and former Knight …

The headline isn’t totally true. I’m sure there are viruses which do occur outside or even commonly outside, but from what I can tell from all the media reporting, the Covid-19 is mostly sprea…

WHEATFIELD — KV junior kicker Markus Ritchie has received an invitation to the National Top Prospects Camp for America’s best kickers. The camp will be held July 11 and 12 in Nashville, Tennes…

WHEATFIELD — Multisport athlete Nolan McKim recently signed his letter of intent to play baseball for Coach Kip McWilliams at Indiana Tech – Fort Wayne. McKim’s signing was celebrated by his t…

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DEMOTTE — As of Friday, March 13, sports at almost every level, from local to global, came to a grinding halt, leaving athletes, family, fans and reporters wondering what they are supposed to …

The popularity of kayak fishing is at an all-time high and B.A.S.S., the world’s largest fishing organization, has formed a new tournament trail aimed specifically at kayaking enthusiasts. The…

WHEATFIELD — The eighth-grade Lady Kougars brought the trophy back to Kankakee Valley Middle School this year after losing their own tournament to Rensselaer Central Middle School last year. T…

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CEDAR LAKE — Despite a relatively upbeat season, the Kougar Boys’ Basketball team was one-and-done at the hands of a decidedly more athletic Hanover Central on March 3. KV lost the game by 20 …

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KOUTS — An abysmal third quarter doomed Covenant Christian in the opening game of the 1A Sectional tournament at Kouts, played on Wednesday . The Senators used a 22 – 2 run to overcome a halft…

PORTAGE — The Lady Kougar Track and Field team are off and running toward another record-setting season with to finishes at the Portage Open Indoor meet held on Saturday, March 7.

The water levels in the Great Lakes have cycled from high to low to high and back countless times in the 10 thousand years since the glaciers gouged the land, then filled the filled the trench…

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WHEATFIELD — On Saturday, Feb. 29, Kankakee Valley Middle School held their annual Swim Invite, hosting Rensselaer Central, North Judson-San Pierre and Knox. RCMS easily swam away with the tro…

DEMOTTE — The Covenant Christian Knights honored their three seniors at their last home game of the season. Seniors Ben Lins, Danny Bultema and Cade Walstra were celebrated as the Knights blew…

WHEATFIELD — Playing on the high school floor on Saturday, Feb. 29, the KVMS eighth-grade girls took on their Clark counterparts but fell in both the A-team and B-Team games. The A-team fell 3…