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Niles wants to keep building program

 Most of the Michigan high school football teams open up the season Thursday.  Niles will be on the road trying to get this season off on the right foot.



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Notre Dame getting ready for home opener

  It's game week for the Notre Dame football team.  The Irish host Rice Saturday on the new turf.  There have been some distractions this month, but they haven't curbed any of the enthusiasm of starting a new year.



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Skylar Diggins named WNBA's Most Improved Player

Former South Bend Washington and Notre Dame star Skylar Diggins is the WNBA's Most Improved Player of the Year. The league announced Wednesday that the Tulsa Shock guard received 29 of a possible 38 votes from a panel of national and local sports writers and broadcasters. She was the #3 overall pick in 2013 and averaged 8.5 points as a rookie. Her scoring average jumped to 20.1 this season, second-best in the league. She also averaged 5.0 assists, fourth in the league, and improved her field... More>>

Tyler Roahrig learns to walk before he runs

 Tyler Roahrig had an accident in practice at Anderson Speedway in April.  Doctors told him he wouldn't be able to walk until August.  Tuesday at his shop in Inwood, FOX 28 talked to him and saw the progress that he had made during the summer.  He hasn't been able to race, but the wreck hasn't taken away any of his enthusiasm or love for racing.

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Katy Harris on "Big Break Myrtle Beach"

Former South Bend Clay golfer Katy Harris is taking her game to National TV. She's going to be on "Big Break Myrtle Beach". The 35 year old mother of 2 who now lives in Humble, TX will be the oldest of 12 competitors by 6 years. There will be 6 men and 6 women competing for cash prizes of over $180,000. It was filmed in June, but will air from October 7th until December 16th every Tuesday night at 9:00 on the Golf Channel. Harris' maiden name is Katy Wilkinson. She's been on the FOX 28 Golf C... More>>

South Bend's Velazquez named MWL prospect of the year Video included

After breaking the minor league on-base streak record in July, it's not really a surprise that South Bend shortstop Andrew Velazquez was named the Midwest League Prospect of the Year. More>>

Edwardsburg Eddies ready to move on Video included

The Edwardsburg football team went undefeated in the regular season last year, only to see their great run end early in the first round of the playoffs. More>>

Notre Dame Players express their school pride during Media Day 2014

It was a strange dynamic at the annual media day at Notre Dame. Just four days after Notre Dame announced they are investigating four players for academic fraud players were out in full strength to show off their school pride.
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Former ND stars disappointed to hear about academic investigation Video included

Tuesday, the Notre Dame football team will have media day, which will be the first time any players have talked to the media since news broke that four of their teammates are under investigation for academic fraud. More>>

Quiet transition for Notre Dame track and Cross Country head coach

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After coaching the Notre Dame Track and Cross Country teams for 26 seasons, Tim Connelly is no longer a coach for the Fighting Irish. Notre Dame Sports Information Director John Heisler said that after Joe Piane retired, the new coach had the ability to hire a new staff. Heisler said Connelly was not part of that plan.
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Hummel's Humbling Comeback Video included

Former Purdue star Robbie Hummel dreamt of playing in the NBA one day, but he almost saw that taken away when he tore his ACL.

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Brian Kelly "It's a privilege to play at Notre Dame. It's not a right" Video included

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly felt like a disappointed father when he heard the news that football players KeiVarae Russell, Ishaq Williams, Kendall Moore, and DaVaris Daniels were being investigated for potential academic fraud. More>>

South Bend District 11 All-Stars back in town

Michiana's world champs are back in town!

South Bend's District 11 All-Star Softball team won the Senior League World Series Title again this year and traveled home from Delaware Monday morning.

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Lakeshore football starts a new era with Bryan Keim

 Michigan high schools were able to practice for the first time today.  And it was a new era at Lakeshore.  Bryan Keim was the defensive coordinator who replaced Denny Dock who retired after 26 years leading the Lancers.  FOX 28's Adam Shear was at practice to see how the first day went.



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Penn hopes to improve with key players back

 Penn was 12-1 last year, lost to Carmel in the Semi-State.  They also lost quarterback Zach Oakley to graduation.  He's now at Central Michigan.  The Kingsmen will host Carmel in a scrimmage Friday and then open up at home with Valpo on August 22nd.



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Sports Extra two-a-days: Northridge and Jimtown

 The FOX28 Sports Extra two-a-days series continues with previews of Northridge and Jimtown who are both in a quest to break some rough streaks. Tune into FOX28 on August 22nd for the first episode of Sports Extra of the 2014 football season.

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Sports Extra two-a-days: New Prairie & Elkhart Memorial

The FOX28 Sports Extra two-a-days series continues with previews of New Prairie and Elkhart Memorial. Both team head into 2014 with heavy hearts after both of their communities suffered tragic losses in the last 8 months. Tune into FOX28 on August 22nd for the first episode of Sports Extra of the 2014 football season.

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Notre Dame comes back to campus to finish camp

After five days of training camp, Notre Dame is back on campus to get ready for their regular season kick-off against Rice on August 31st. There are plenty of hot topics surrounding the Irish this year, including the competition for the starting running back job and the emergence of Berrien Springs linebacker Jhonny Williams.

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Sports Extra two-a-days: Plymouth and Bremen

The FOX28 Sports Extra two-a-days series continues with previews of Plymouth and Bremen. The Pilgrims head into 2014 looking for their first sectional title in 13 years and the Lions are trying to repeat as sectional champs. Tune into FOX28 on August 22nd for the first episode of Sports Extra of the 2014 football season. More>>

Penn star Geist transferring

 Penn star point guard Jordan Geist is on the move to another in-state powerhouse.

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Silver Hawks still struggling

The Silver Hawks blew an opportunity to get a win Friday night against Great Lakes. This is the six time in ten games the Benders have lost.

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Sports Extra Two-A-Days: South Bend Clay & Washington

 The FOX28 Sports Extra two-a-day series continues with previews of Washington and Clay. Both teams only won one game a piece in 2013, but expect much better seasons this year. Make sure to tune in to Sports Extra August 22nd where Dean and Adam will have all the high school high lights.

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Is Indiana changing the high school tournament again?

 The IHSAA listened to a new proposal that could potentially change the current format of the basketball tournament.

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Silver Hawks get needed win

 After losing four of six on the road, the Silver Hawks returned to home to get a needed win.

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Sports Extra two-a-days: Marian and Mishawaka

Adam previews the upcoming football seasons for Marian and Mishawaka. With Sports Extra kicking off on August 22nd, the FOX28 sports team is bringing you two previews every day leading up to the football season as part of the Sports Extra two-a-days series.

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NorthWood ready for a new era with Nate Andrews

 NorthWood is starting a new era with a familiar face.  Nate Andrews played for the Panthers under his dad, the legend Jim Andrews.  He warns fans to be patient. But it seems like the right people are getting on board already.   Nate said, "I can't guarantee you how many games we're going to win. I can't guarantee that.  What we are going to do is we're going to make our community proud.  We're going to strive to make our community proud".



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Concord hopes to continue the football tradition

  Concord has a lot of reasons to be optimistic this year.  When we kick off highlights on August 22nd of the FOX 28 Sports EXTRA, we'll be watching to see if these kids are "Minuteman good".  They've been to back to back semi-states, so the expectations are high from senior class to senior class.



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KeiVarae Russell is stronger and more confident

 The Notre Dame football team had day 2 of camp today at the Culver Academies.  The Irish will be leaning on defensive back KeVarae Russell this year.  Not a bad idea, especially seeing that he has bulked up quite a bit.  KeiVarae said, "I feel so much stronger. You watch when we get pads on, it's so slippery to hit guys, They sittin there talkin about cover 2 and he's there slippin on me, But once we get pads on you're gonna see how much stronger I am" 


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Notre Dame and Golsen open camp at Culver

   Although he hasn't officially been named, Everett Golson took all of the first team reps Monday.   It was the first day of Fall Camp and the Irish are practicing the first week at Culver Academies.  Golson said, "I'm ready.  I'm ready to go.  My summer.  We talked about my summer was pretty good.  Trying to get back in and win this thing." 


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Hill United Men's Fastpitch wins the ASA Major

 The Hill United Chiefs from New York won the Men's Major ASA National Championship in South Bend Sunday.  The Chiefs beat the New York Gremlins 7-4 in the championship.  These guys are already planning to come back to South Bend next year for the prestigious ISC World Tournament.



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  • Are kids and gun ranges a safe combination?

    Are kids and gun ranges a safe combination?

    In Indiana, there's no age restriction on who can shoot at a gun range. It's up to individual ranges to decide. One Michiana range says the incident in which a nine year old girl accidentally shot and killed her gun range instructor in Arizona has reminded them to reexamine their practices to make sure they're operating in the safest way possible. At Midwest Gun and Range, retail manager, Rocco Rigsby, says they leave it up to parents to decide when kids are ready to hit the range.More >>
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    Michiana roads will be ready to take on the predicted harsh winter ahead, according to officials.More >>
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  • Niles wants to keep building program

    Niles wants to keep building program

     Most of the Michigan high school football teams open up the season Thursday.  Niles will be on the road trying to get this season off on the right foot.


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     Most of the Michigan high school football teams open up the season Thursday.  Niles will be on the road trying to get this season off on the right foot.



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  • Notre Dame getting ready for home opener

    Notre Dame getting ready for home opener

      It's game week for the Notre Dame football team.  The Irish host Rice Saturday on the new turf.  There have been some distractions this month, but they haven't curbed any of the enthusiasm of starting a new year.


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      It's game week for the Notre Dame football team.  The Irish host Rice Saturday on the new turf.  There have been some distractions this month, but they haven't curbed any of the enthusiasm of starting a new year.



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  • Skylar Diggins named WNBA's Most Improved Player

    Skylar Diggins named WNBA's Most Improved Player

    Former South Bend Washington and Notre Dame star Skylar Diggins is the WNBA's Most Improved Player of the Year. The league announced Wednesday that the Tulsa Shock guard received 29 of a possible 38 votes from a panel of national and local sports writers and broadcasters. She was the #3 overall pick in 2013 and averaged 8.5 points as a rookie. Her scoring average jumped to 20.1 this season, second-best in the league. She also averaged 5.0 assists, fourth in the league, and improved her field...More >>
    Former South Bend Washington and Notre Dame star Skylar Diggins is the WNBA's Most Improved Player of the Year. The league announced Wednesday that the Tulsa Shock guard received 29 of a possible 38 votes from a panel of national and local sports writers and broadcasters. She was the #3 overall pick in 2013 and averaged 8.5 points as a rookie. Her scoring average jumped to 20.1 this season, second-best in the league. She also averaged 5.0 assists, fourth in the league, and improved her field...More >>

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