South Bend St. Joe has plenty reasons to be spirited. The Indians football team plays for a spot in the 3A sectional finals Friday, while on Saturday the volleyball team is in Semi-State and the girls soccer team plays for a state championship.
The Sectional Semifinal matchup Friday night between Central and Adams in 5A is a fitting one. Both teams are having fabulous seasons after having many years of frustration. In many ways, they are the two best stories in all of Northern Indiana.
The Penn Kingsmen captured the Week 9 16 Spirit Award for showing the most school spirit on last week's edition of Friday Night Football. Now, they look to ride the momentum Friday Night in the sectional opener at Warsaw.
The Edwardsburg Eddies are all about victories this week. The Eddies took home the week 8 16 Spirit Award. Friday night they shoot for a conference championship when they go on the road to battle undefeated Dowagiac.
Lakeshore's Mike Adams scored with 1:19 left in the game and St. Joe failed to score on 4th and goal in the final 30 seconds as the Lancers won a thriller 28-24 to give coach Denny Dock his 250th career win.
Undefeated Lakeshore plays host to arch rival St. Joe Friday night in the War by the Shore. The Lancers (6-0) know their perfect season will be reduced to virtually nothing if they lose this game. The talk of the town would turn to the 3-3 Bears.