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Late rally sends North Miami past Northfield

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com TRC softball play opened Wednesday for North Miami with Northfield visiting in the first of only three home conference games for the hosts this season. The Norse used a two-run Addi Baker home run to take an early lead and wh

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Manchester keeps Peru bats quiet

FLIP: Peru second baseman Haven Wolfe tosses over a ground ball for an out in Wednesday’s 5-1 loss to Manchester.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com NORTH MANCHESTER — Fine margins separated Peru and Manchester in Wednesday night’s Three Rivers Conference (TRC) opener at Manchester. While both sides had runners on much of the night, it was timely hit

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N. Miami drops conference opener to Northfield

SHUT DOWN: North Miami catcher Parker Johnson (right) puts the tag on Northfield’s Michael Fisher (left) to put an end to the top of the third inning of Wednesday night’s TRC baseball opener. The out stopped the Norsemen’s six-run inning, a lead the visitors would not relinquish as the Warriors fell 10-7.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com North Miami opened up TRC baseball play Wednesday evening by hosting fellow strugglers Northfield. The Norsemen used a six-run third inning to establish a lead and kept a late Warrior rally in check for a 10-7 win to start co

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Peru gets late runs to see off Marion

MANAGEABLE: After a pair of early balls were hit to the fence, Peru centerfielder Maegan Sinkovics gets underneath a catchable ball for an out during Tuesday night's softball game against Marion. Sinkovics had a hit and scored two runs in the Tigers' 7-5 win over the Giants.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com After a split of games on Saturday and a postponement of Monday’s outing against Oak Hill, Peru hosted Marion Tuesday for its final softball game before TRC play opens. The Giants, having won their first two games of th

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Maconaquah edged out by Lewis Cass on the links

CLOSE UP SHOP: Maconaquah's Braden Bailey finishes up his round on a chilly day at Peru Municipal in Monday's match against Lewis Cass. The Kings used four scores within two strokes to hold off the Braves and medalist Hayden Williamson, who fired a 1-over 38, for a 171-178 win.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Sunday’s showers put a damper on most sporting events Monday but the course at Peru Municipal was in good enough shape for Maconaquah and Lewis Cass to hold a dual match. The Kings put together four rounds between 42 an

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Maconaquah sweeps Blackford in weekend DH

SOLIDIFY: Maconaquah freshman Kaelynn Meyer rifles a throw over to first base for an out during Saturday’s non-conference softball doubleheader against Blackford. The Braves had it easy in game one, winning 13-1 in five innings but had to use a late rally to take game two 8-5 over the Bruins.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com After being brought down to earth by Oak Hill Thursday, Maconaquah’s softball team looked to rebound with a doubleheader against Blackford Saturday morning. The Braves eased their way through the first game 13-1 but req

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Peru splits doubleheader with Marion

THE GRIND: Peru freshman Leif Astrup fires up a pitch during an elongated relief appearance in game two of Saturday’s non-conference baseball doubleheader against Marion. Astrup was called into duty early in the day, replacing Kade Townsend in the field in game one, and picked up the win on the mound in game two. Trent Scott/tscott@perutribune.com

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com A Topsy-turvy day of baseball awaited Peru Saturday as the Tigers hosted Marion in a noon doubleheader. Game one started off in favor of the visitors but a solid inning from the hosts leveled the scored and required a five-ru

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Oak Hill softball team throttles Braves

FIRE AWAY: Carra Wolfprepares to throwa pitch during Maconaquah’s 11-1 loss to Oak Hill on Thursday.

BY CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com CONVERSE — Everything was clicking for the Oak Hill softball team Thursday evening, and the Golden Eagles throttled their neighbor Maconaquah for a 5 1/2-inning victory. From Bayli Toy’s pitching to K

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Maconaquah girls' tennis edged out by Hamilton Heights

TURNAROUND: Maconaquah No. 1 doubles player Kaitlin Stapleton serves during the third set of Thursday’s non-conference girls’ tennis match against Hamilton Heights. Stapleton and Trysta Gustafson rallied from a first set loss to defeat Kate Biggs and Gwen Kelley 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in the Braves’ 3-2 loss to the Huskies.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com With Wednesday having turned into a wait-and-see practice as a scheduled girls’ tennis match with Whitko was postponed, Maconaquah tried again to gets its second round of the season in with Hamilton Heights visiting Thu

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