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Maconaquah gets the ball rolling to rout John Glenn

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com It took some time for Maconaquah to get rolling in the opening round of IHSAA Football Class 3A Sectional No. 27 play but once the home side did, there was little John Glenn could do to stop the snowball from going out of con

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North Miami falls off late against Tri-County

THE CHASE: After initially misplaying a kickoff, Darian Hanley made up for it by racing 75 yards for a score in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s Class A Sectional No. 42 opener against Tri-County. Hanley’s run was the final six points of the season for the Warriors in the 46-27 loss to the Cavaliers.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Going into Friday night’s IHSAA Football Class A Sectional No. 42 opener, North Miami knew it was going to be seeing a lot of the numbers 7 and 11. The jerseys, which belonged to Kale Lawson and Sam Getz respectively, a

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Peru looks to extend season against Tippecanoe Valley

GO FOR IT: Peru will look to avoid an 0-10 season Friday night when it hosts Tippecanoe Valley in the opening round of IHSAA Football Class 3A Sectional No. 27 play. The Tigers will likely have the benefit of having starting quarterback Michael Chandler available this week after missing last week’s game against Manchester with a leg injury.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Sometimes, the easiest way to win games is to keep things simple. Tippecanoe Valley has done just that on the way to a 5-4 record, 3-1 in TRC North play and a runner-up finish in the conference. Peru will need to be able to k

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North Miami girls' basketball going in a new direction under Working

DIRECTION: New North Miami girls’ basketball head coach Lori Working (center) is no stranger to the hardwood or the coaching ranks, having coached at several levels and sports at North Miami, as well as in Illinois. Working will be bringing a new direction for the Warrior basketball program after being named to the position in September.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com The first few days of girls’ basketball practice have had a decidedly different feel than the past few years at North Miami. It’s to be expected as Lori Working takes over the Warrior girls’ basketball progr

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N. Miami gets second crack at Tri-County

PAST AND FUTURE: North Miami head coach Joe Grant was quarterback for the Warriors when Tri-County made a visit in 2007, denying the school a sectional title. North Miami will try to make amends Friday when the Cavaliers arrive to open IHSAA Football Class A Sectional No. 42 play.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com The only time Tri-County and North Miami have met in recent history is a game Warrior head coach Joe Grant is very familiar with. Then a senior quarterback, Grant and North Miami fell short of a sectional title in a 16-14 los

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Postseason advancement the next frontier for Braves

BREATHROUGH: Maconaquah has already broken one barrier the team had failed to breach over the past two decades by winning seven games in the 2018 season. The Braves will look to smash another ceiling by winning the team’s first sectional game since 2002 when taking on John Glenn Friday.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Coming off the back of one of the most successful regular seasons in decades, 3A No. 19 Maconaquah will venture somewhat into the unknown Friday night as IHSAA Football Class 3A Sectional No. 27 play begins. The Braves were p

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Braves fall in volleyball sectional final to Tigers

SPLITTER: Maconaquah’s Emily Bowyer (10) beats the Northwestern defense for a kill during the third set of Saturday night’s IHSAA Western Volleyball Sectional final. The Braves avoided a sweep by winning the set 26-24, staving off three championship points, but fell to the Tigers in four sets 25-13, 27-25, 24-26, 25-21.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com RUSSIAVILLE – Getting to the final of IHSAA Volleyball Class 3A Sectional No. 20 was the easy task of the day for Maconaquah, knocking off West Lafayette in three sets. Getting past Northwestern to win the sectional, ho

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