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Byron Pickens named head basketball coach at Wayne  WANE

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – After recently helping lead Northrop to a sectional title as an assistant coach for the Bruins Byron Pickens will get a chance to run ...

2 freshmen engineer a winner | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Two Fort Wayne Community Schools freshmen won $1,000 for their school through the 2019 Fluor Engineering Challenge, a competition that asked students to ...


Christopher Roberts, Construction Trades Instructor at the FWCS Career Academy, has been named the 2019 Fort Wayne Community Schools Teacher of the ...

GOCC men's hoops signs Fort Wayne standouts  Three Rivers Commercial-News

The Glen Oaks Community College men's basketball program is excited to announce Tuesday's signing of Timon Kinnie and Shawn Ferrell of Wayne High ...

Teacher Honor Roll / Education Notebook | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Ms. Hines took it upon herself to work with her church to gather men's dress attire so that all young men graduating from high school feel great on their special ...


Amidst the swirl of human and vehicular activity in the Waynedale United Methodist Church's parking lot on a recent chilly Monday morning, Bear the dog was ...

Summer staples are back | Rec | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Summer is when current athletes are made and future athletes are formed. But it's also a time to take off the competitive edge and have fun. The Wildc ...

Centerville, Wayne tie for boys Division I regional track championship  Dayton Daily News

Miamisburg hurdler Colin Dillon feared the worst after the starter's blast rang out a second time in the 300-meter hurdles during the Division I regional track and ...

Aliyah's poem: award-winning and Positively Fort Wayne  WANE

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A Wayne High School student who lost her brother in an accidental shooting a year ago transformed her pain into award-winning ...

In high school, a jump on college | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

By taking advantage of dual-credit and Advanced Placement classes offered at Homestead High School, senior Diya John has steadily earned college credi ...

Getting ready to start school in Fort Wayne Community Schools  News Sentinel

Today, it's not what you know that makes you successful in high school. It's what you do with what you know. That was the message Wayne High School ...

REGGIE HAYES: Highly recruited Wayne High School athlete Craig Young keeps his options open and his attitude positive  News Sentinel

Craig Young wasn't buying any of the stress and pressure I was trying to sell. Young stood on the track at Wayne High School on Tuesday afternoon, talking wi.

Top Performers: Notre Dame Irish Invasion Camp  247Sports

Here is the Alpha Dog and Top Performers from Notre Dame's Irish Invasion elite prospect camp.

FWCS names Construction Trades instructor 2019 Teacher of the Year  WANE

Christopher Roberts, Construction Trades Instructor at the FWCS Career Academy, has been named the 2019 Fort Wayne Community Schools Teacher of the ...

Kip Jones no longer Wayne High School girls basketball coach  News Sentinel

After two seasons, Kip Jones is no longer the girls basketball coach at Wayne High School, the athletic office at Wayne confirmed to on ...


WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL At Wayne High School, located at 9100 Winchester Road, the top student – the Valedictorian – is Dove White. He plans to attend ...

2018 SAC Holiday Tournament scores from Day 1

The 2018 Summit Athletic Conference Holiday Tournament began Wednesday with all games being played at Wayne High School in Fort Wayne. Here are ...

UPDATED: Shooting reports result in lockouts at three Fort Wayne Community Schools buildings  News Sentinel

Reports to Fort Wayne Police of shootings or shots fired incidents resulted in lockouts Wednesday at Harrison Hill Elementary School and South Side and ...

Students at Fort Wayne's New Tech Academy at Wayne High School pledge positive action and pause to remember those slain in Parkland, Fla. shooting  News Sentinel

“I pledge to encourage 17 people.” “I pledge to write 17 letters to legislators by the end of the month.” Those were just a few of the pledges students wrote ...

Fort Wayne Community Schools high school valedictorians, salutatorians reflect and inspire with graduation ceremony speeches  News Sentinel

This has been a challenging school year for graduating high school seniors in the Fort Wayne area. Along with the usual stresses of selecting a college and ...

Friends' support for ill Wayne High School student means more for others  News Sentinel

She always knew she had very good friends, but Reagan Swinford never knew how many until she showed up for school Thursday at Wayne High School's New ...

2/27 Boys Basketball Sectionals  WANE

Bishop Dwenger, East Noble, Muncie Central, and Wayne all advanced in local 4A boys sectional play with wins on Wednesday night to headline area action.

3 students OD at Fort Wayne high school; 1 in critical condition  WISH-TV

At least three students at North Side High School were taken away in ambulances.

FWCS Prepares To Roll Out New Curriculum  Northeast Indiana Public Radio

Fort Wayne Community School System teachers spent the last three weeks creating new math and English curriculums for the 2018-2019 school year.

Person hit by car in southern Fort Wayne  WANE

The accident happened on the 700 block of Rivertree Dr.

Tuesday Gallery Homestead vs Huntington North | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Homestead plays Huntington North in the first round of the IHSAA Sectional Championship at Wayne High School on Tuesday. ...

Fort Wayne Youtheatre honors Hellen Keller with performance

The Fort Wayne Youtheatre's newest production opens later this week, honoring a woman who never let her disabilities get her down.

Wayne hoops coach Rehrer steps down  WANE

Rehrer spent nine seasons leading the Generals. Wayne tallied double-digit wins in six of those seasons, including posting a 15-10 mark this past year.

Art museum highlighting young talent

An art museum in one corner of 21 Country is highlighting emerging artists.

Wayne students develop functional skills | Special education in Allen County | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The functional skills program serves moderately disabled students and focuses on work and life skills.

Saturday Gallery SAC Holiday Tournament Final South Side vs Homestead | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

South Side played Homestead for the girls SAC Holiday Tournament Championship at Wayne High School on Saturday. &nb ...


The 3rd annual Induction Ceremony for the Wayne High School Athletic Hall of Fame was held January 19, 2018 at Wayne High School. The Hall of Fame ...

FWCS receives federal funding | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Community Schools has new federal dollars to spend – $36352240, to be exact.

Wayne High School wrestler Dalyn Hart pins adversity en route to success  News Sentinel

Dalyn Hart regularly gets up at 3 a.m. in order to go lift weights with his friend Lukas Fender. This is either dedication or obsession. It's probably both.

Former Michigan State Spartans football player hearing sheds light on background check when recruited -- ESPN  ESPN

Former Michigan State defensive lineman Auston Robertson pleaded guilty to a criminal sexual assault charge during a pretrial hearing in a Michigan court ...

12/27 SAC Holiday Tournament Scores  WANE

The #1 seeded Spartans begin stretch where they could play five games in three days. Check out the full scores, highlights and reaction from the second day of ...

Winners named in Dupree Memorial Church's Fort Wayne High School Math Contest  News Sentinel

Five students received monetary prizes in the fourth annual High School Math Contest held by Dupree Memorial Church, 1231 Hayden St. in Fort Wayne.


MidWest America Federal Credit Union recently presented a check for $1128.84 to Wayne High School as part of an ongoing Affinity Visa® debit card program.

Relieved Butler record setter: “I was shakin’ everywhere”  Dayton Daily News

Think not qualifying for the state track and field meet the last two seasons didn't level pole vaulter extraordinaire Dalton Shepler? It did. That's what happens after ...

Closed Fort Wayne high school being sold to quarry company  WISH-TV

Fort Wayne Community Schools board members approved the sale of the former Elmhurst High School Monday night for $600000.

Former Wayne High School employee gets 1 year for sex with student | Courts | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

A former Wayne High School special education assistant who had a sexual relationship with a student was sentenced Wednesday to one year in prison.Brax ...

Five Wayne High School seniors sign for college  WANE

Anthony Phillips, Kylon Jarreau, Hailey Davis, Mattie Wilson, and Elisha Wilson all put pen to paper on Tuesday afternoon signing to play sports in college.

2/26 Boys Basketball Sectionals - Opening Night  WANE

In a battle of tri-SAC champions Northrop knocked out Carroll in Waterloo on Tuesday night while Huntington North toppled Homestead to headline the opening ...

Teen finds her voice after brother's death | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Captivating the Wayne High School student body isn't an easy task, but one morning this spring, junior Aliyah Armstrong hushed about 1000 of her peer ...

Escape route | Sunday centerpiece  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Wayne football senior Craig Young didn't let the violence win.

Wayne’s Young commits to Ohio State  WANE

Wayne High School football standout Craig Young is going to be a Buckeye, as the senior-to-be verbally committed to Ohio State on Friday.

Wayne’s Adams, Alexander sign to play college football  WANE

Wayne High School teammates Aarik Adams (Marian University) and Darius Alexander (Toledo) both signed to play college football on Wednesday evening.

Local high school teacher suspended and under investigation  WANE

A Wayne High School teacher has been suspended and is under investigation.

County approves deal to add resource officer at Wayne High | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Community Schools is adding a school resource officer at Wayne High School through an agreement with the Allen County Sheriff's Department. ...

Wayne opens boys soccer sectionals with upset  WANE

Wayne topped 3A no. 12 Warsaw 1-0 to headline the first night of boys sectional soccer action in northeast Indiana.

‘Scared to see death’: Ohio State signee Craig Young went from surviving to thriving  Lettermen Row

Ohio State signee Craig Young was shot two years ago. But the product of Fort Wayne, Ind., is thriving and embracing life now.

Woodlan’s Bayman, Knoblauch, Wilson sign for college  WANE

Woodlan High School seniors Addison Bayman (basketball/Spring Arbor), Connor Knoblauch (baseball/Ivy Tech), and Sebastien Wilson (track/Purdue Fort ...

Muncie Central basketball thinking sectional title, and the pathway is there  Muncie Star Press

The Bearcats continued their strong play in the opening round of the sectional.

Wednesday Gallery: SAC Holiday Tournament, Northrop vs. South Side | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The Northrop boys played South Side in the SAC Holiday Tournament quarterfinals at Wayne High School on Wednesday. ...

UPDATED: Fort Wayne Community Schools expands STEM/STEAM education approach to seven schools  News Sentinel

Seven schools in the Fort Wayne Community Schools district will have a new STEM or STEAM emphasis in the future. The FWCS board of school trustees voted ...

South boys, Northrop girls lead after first day of SAC meet  WANE

The SAC track and field meet got rolling at a soggy Spuller Stadium on Wednesday and with only a handful of events completed the South Side boys and ...

2/21 Boys Basketball Recap  WANE

With Purdue head coach Matt Painter in attendance 1A no. 1 Blackhawk Christian topped visiting SAC champion Northrop 81-67 on Thursday night to headline ...

BOE plans to demolish old high school building  Huntington Herald Dispatch

BUFFALO — After several complaints of criminal and drug activity in the former Buffalo High School building, the Wayne County Board of Education has started ...

Family, friends reflect on the life of Ball State freshman  Ball State Daily News

Tori Andress acted as a connecting thread for many of the people she encountered.

Wildcats junior leaper makes most of first track season  Springfield News Sun

Springfield junior glad he relented and joined track team.

Cadets stave off gritty Knights | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

In the final seconds of the first quarter, Concordia's Carissa Garcia stole the ball, raced down the court, drew a foul while tossing in a layup just ...

Rumors gaining steam that Keion Brooks Jr. is headed elsewhere  News Sentinel

UPDATE: This story has been updated with a comment from Keion Brooks Sr. received by News-Se.

Wayne High School graduate overcomes personal tragedy  WANE

FORT WAYNE Ind. (WANE) - Triumph over tragedy for a Wayne High School student. Mary Carmen Nino's father was shot and killed during an armed robbery.

Carroll senior wins all-around state title; Chargers take 2nd | Preps plus | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

NOBLESVILLE — Carroll senior Ashelynn Steinke was looking for a bit of vindication. “I bombed last year at state,” Steinke said. & ...

GOTW Preview: South Side vs. Huntington North  WANE

For the second time this month South Side and Huntington North will meet on the hardwood - this time with the season on the line.

Emu spotted walking across Fort Wayne Road  WANE

Fort Wayne Drivers were surprised Sunday afternoon to see what appeared to be an emu crossing the road.

Dwenger hires Wiktorowski as girls basketball coach  WANE

Steve Wiktorowski heads to Dwenger with 17 years of collegiate coaching experience with both men's and women's programs.

2018 Northeast Indiana Education Awards | Site  FW Business

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly 2018 Education Awards.

Fort Wayne Schools to Add STEM/STEAM Initiatives  Inside INdiana Business

Fort Wayne Community Schools is looking to boost STEM learning throughout the district. The Board of School of Trustees has approved a four-year contract ...

Verbatim: Jason Baker's Pro Football Mini Camp Ends | Home | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The following was released on Tuesday, April 16, 2019: FORT WAYNE, IN – Former NFL punter Jason Baker's philanthropic efforts have provided football and ...

GOTW Preview: Angola at Bishop Dwenger  WANE

For the second season in a row Angola will battle Bishop Dwenger with the regional title on the line - and, for the second year in a row, it will be your Highlight ...

Lawsuit filed in death of Wayne HS student  WANE

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A lawsuit was filed Wednesday on behalf of the mother of a 16-year-old Wayne High School student who died last October, eight ...

Northrop’s Warstler, Hayden ink for college  WANE

A pair of Bruins put pen to paper on Wednesday as Jack Hayden (baseball/Indiana Tech) and Hannah Warstler (soccer/Franklin College) signed to play in ...

Fort Wayne High School Begins Online Voting For New Mascot  WFYI

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Students at a Fort Wayne high school are voting on choices for a new school mascot this week to replace the Redskins name.

Fort Wayne Community Schools celebrates Music in Our Schools Month with performances Saturday at South Side HS  News Sentinel

Fort Wayne Community Schools celebrates Music in Our Schools Month with a concert festival Saturday at South Side High School, 3601 S. Calhoun St.

11/21 Prep Basketball Recap  WANE

Homestead edged rival Huntington North, New Haven topped Woodlan, and Heritage bested Garrett in a busy night for boys basketball in northeast Indiana.

Keep honors classes, FWCS urged | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Students and parents packed the Fort Wayne Community Schools boardroom Monday.

Upcoming May Events  The Waynedale News

ALLEN COUNTY NEIGHBORHOODS ASSOCIATION QUARTERLY MEETING When: Thurs. April 25, 6:30-8p Where: Omni Room in the Garden Level of ...

2/26 Indiana A.P. Boys Basketball Poll  WANE

The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school boys basketball teams, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings:

Planetarium teacher leaves area | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Scott Raypole knows his way around the area's planetariums. In fact, he has been the Earth science teacher at three area high schools that have planetariums.

9/14 Highlight Zone – Week Five  WANE

4A no. 1 Bishop Dwenger topped Carroll in the Highlight Zone "Game of the Week" while North Side snapped a 20-game losing streak with a shocking 52-49 ...

GOTW Preview: Snider at Wayne  WANE

If Wayne or Snider wants to bring home the Victory Bell this season then Friday is a must win - and the Generals and Panthers will be squaring off in your ...

Four Snider seniors sign to play college football  WANE

Snider seniors A'Nyis Lockett, Luke Owens, Bam Scott, and Will Swartz all signed to play college football on Tuesday afternoon.

Garretson inks with USF football  WANE

Football standout Sam Garretson will stay in the Summit City to continue his football career as the Bishop Luers senior signed with Saint Francis on Friday.

Veteran attorney in Tinsley slaying | Local | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Anthony Churchward has been in uncomfortable positions before, defending people charged in some of the county's most high-profile cases.

Fort Wayne Community Schools will use federal grant that could total nearly $50 million to boost student achievement, teacher effectiveness  News Sentinel

Fort Wayne Community Schools leaders laid out plans Thursday evening for increasing student success, especially at low-performing schools. They also ...

Blackhawk Christian honored at pep rally  WANE

The state champs were honored at a full school pep rally on Wednesday. Blackhawk Christian claimed their first boys basketball state crown with a dominating ...

Community 'blind sighted' by possible replacement of Huber Heights athletic director

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio(WDTN) - Friends Huber Heights City Schools Athletic Director Jay Minton is getting support from his community after friends said the ...

Central High a rich part of city's history | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Since it was built in the early 1900s, the school at 1200 S. Barr St. has assumed multiple identities, including the Fort Wayne Regional Vocational High School, ...

Five Snider seniors sign to play college sports  WANE

Snider seniors Jazlynn Davis (soccer/Trine), Jason Marquardt (hockey/Trine), Jade Linnemeier (softball/Lansing CC), Jason McMurtry (baseball/Ivy Tech), and ...

Craig narrows college list to eight schools  WANE

Fort Wayne native and Culver Academy rising senior Deontae Craig has cut his list of potential colleges to eight schools.

Snider boys, Homestead girls top seeds in SAC Tournament  WANE

The Homestead girls and the Snider boys will enter the annual Parkview Sports Medicine SAC Holiday Basketball Tournament as the top seeds in their ...

Ex-Michigan State, Wayne player sentenced in sexual assault case  WANE

Former Michigan State and Wayne High School football player Auston Robertson will spend up to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female student in ...

Partnership lets students learn on job | Special education in Allen County | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Helping students with disabilities prepare for adulthood.

The brutal tackle that changed the face of football  WANE

The journey that changed the face of football forever started with one player from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Johnny Bright's courage, determination, and ...

Homestead, Canterbury clich sectional crowns in boys soccer  WANE

With a handful of boys soccer sectional championships matches moved from Saturday to Monday due to inclement weather, it was worth the wait for both ...

SAC’s best honored at annual soccer banquet  WANE

Wayne's April Salazar and Northrop's Erdwin Quintana took home top honors as the 2018 Barthalow Award winners to headline the annual SAC soccer banquet ...

Wayne's color guard heads to semifinals | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The Wayne High School Winter Guard's hard work is paying off. The 14-member group earned a place at the Indiana High School Color Guard Association R ...

'Reagan Strong' T-shirts help charities | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Reagan Swinford was first diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a type of cancer, at age 5.

Powers Twins, Sanders Sign At Wayne High School  WANE

Twin football standouts Deion and Keion Powers were joined by classmate Sh'Toya Sanders on Wednesday afternoon as all three Wayne student-athletes ...

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