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8th Grade Girls fall to Whitko

The Lady Norse 8th grade girls basketball team lost the opening game of the Crestview tourney to Whitko 15-48 Saturday morning. Ashlie Koch had 4 points, Jordan Bratch 3 points, and Jacklyn Peas 8 rebounds. By: Cortney Pennington

8th Grade Boys’ Defeat Rochester

The 8th grade boys’ basketball team beat Rochester in the Championship game of Tipp Valley Secondary team invitational 25-21. Isaac Gottschalk led the Norse with 11 points while Jensen Frieden contributed 4 points and 6 steals while Brandon Easterday added 2 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 steals. By: Cortney Pennington

7th Grade Girls Compete in The Crestview Tourney

7th Grade Northfield girls played at the Crestview Tourney on Saturday. First falling to Whitko 7-15. Kenzie Thornsberry scored 3 points, Maddie Synder and Indi Shear each scored 2 points. Second falling to Peru 13-28. Synder scored 6 points, Michelle Hunt scored 4 points which include a 3-point shot, and Ellie Schuler scored 2 points with Shear round

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Team Defeat North Miami

The Varsity Boys’ basketball team traveled to North Miami on Friday Night and beat the Warriors. Ryan Keaffaber led the Norse with 23 points and 7 rebounds, while Collin Dawes added 16 points, 6 assists, and 4 rebounds. Noah Shear chipped in 9 points. The record in now 7-5. By: Cortney Pennington

The Northfield Wrestling Team Placed 7th in the Rochester Super 8

The Norse lost to Southwood the first round; winning by pin were Kyle Houlihan and Joesph Ross. Austin Kirtlan and Jared Kirtlan both won by decision. In the second rounds Tippecanoe Valley defeated Northfield. Winning by pin for the Norse were Cody Smalley, Houlihan, Ross, and Marcus Wells. Drew Clark won by forfeit. In the

Northfield Boys Bowling Team Win Conference

Congratulations to the Northfield boys’ bowling team, who won conference last week by tying Marion to win. High scores int he first game were Mason Hovey 222 and the second game Derrick Bone 228 and Dallas Hovey 248. By: Cortney Pennington

Norse Freshman Boys Basketball Team Defeat North Miami

Jacob Schuler led the Norse Freshman Boys’ Basketball team to victory again North Miami with 12 points. Braydon Schindler and Drake Richter both added 5 points. Dylan Brown and Taylor Poole had outstanding defense. By: Cortney Pennington

Lady Norse Varsity Defeat North Miami

The Lady Norse varsity basketball team won Saturday night over conference opponent North Miami. Katie Stephen led the 12-3 Norse with 18 points. Sidney Reed had a double double with 11 points and rebounds. Sydney Eltzroth had 12 points and Arie Kennedy had 11 points. Kylie Echard had 11 rebounds. By: Cortney Pennington

IHSAA Tip of the Week

IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (1-14-13) “Promoting education-based athletics in Indiana.” What makes a good student?  What makes a good athlete?  What makes a team better than others perceive it to be? If you ask any educator the first question, you might get four or five quality answers.  The same can be said if you ask five coaches,

Lady Norse Varsity Defeat Mississinewa

The Lady Norse continued their winning streak with a 54 to 35 victory over Mississinewa. Sidney Reed led in scoring with 13 points and Payton Thomson had 10. Katie Stephan had 7 steals and Kylie Echard had 11 rebounds. The Lady Norse are now 11 and 3.   By: Cortney Pennington