Homestead Highschools Standout Caleb Swanigan was selected to the the USA Basketball U17 team Tuesday. Swanigan, will travel to Dubai in August as part of the 12-player team.
Training Camp in well underway at Colts Training Camp. Andrew Luck talks to WFFT on how the team feels about being in Anderson.
Fort Wayne Native and Current Cincinnati Bengals Tight End Tyler Eifert says that he wasn't a super star athlete that was recruited by every College Program, but he is playing in the NFL because of his drive. See video for advice he gives to Athletes that want to be successful.
Head Coach Jeff Miller and The Norwell Knights are spending the off-season working out and getting stronger in preparation for the upcoming season. Senior Quarterback Piercen Harnish, Wide Receiver Reggie Hayes and Coach Miller talk to WFFT about their goals for the upcoming season.
First Round Draft Pick Tyler Eifert is back in action at Bengals Training Camp. The Fort Wayne Native practiced in Full Pads for the First time on Sunday 27th. WFFT traveled to Cincinnati to talk with Eifert about Training Camp and more. See both Video's for two different interviews.
Snider Football Star Jessie Bates Announces his College Commitment Live on WFFT Local. See Video to hear Jessie's decision.
The Indianapolis Colts reported to Training Camp Early Tuesday Morning. 90 guys in total all checking in, running through conditioning tests and gearing up for the grueling three weeks of training camp that starts Wednesday Afternoon.
The Northrop Bruins are training hard for a new start under first year Head Coach Jason Doerffler. See Video for Story.
Head Coach Chad Zolman and Company turned in an unusual 5-5 season, something the team is working hard to improve next season. See Video for full story.
Northside High School played host to Fort Waynes annual Media Day. Athletes and Coaches talked to WFFT about their off-season, upcoming season and the best part about Football Friday. See Video.
Head Coach Ryan Hall and Company have been preparing all off season for the upcoming season. Coach is trying to top last years 7-4 record and Conference Title but knows its going to take hard work. The Skins also have a new edition to the team to help them achieve their goals. See Video for Story.
First day of Practice at Colts Training Camp kicked off on Thursday July 24th. Reggie Wayne practiced with limited repetitions but performed well, a pair from the secondary, Laron Landry and Vontae Davis were held out for precautionary measures, and the running back competition heats up. Head Coach Chuck Pagano says he's pleased, but wants to see how things play out, when Camp gets tough. WFFT Local was at Anderson University to get in on all the action, and bring it right back to our viewers. See video for more on Colts Training Camp.
High school athletes all over the area are training for their upcoming seasons, including Tim Mannigel's Cadets.
After ten years of playing abroad, Fort Wayne Native DaMacus Beasley returns to M.L.S. He has joined the Houston Dynamo as a designated players on a two and a half year deal.
The Indianapolis Colts reported to Training Camp Early Tuesday Morning. 90 guys in total all checking in, running through conditioning tests and gearing up for the grueling three weeks of training camp that starts Wednesday Afternoon. WFFT was at Anderson University to touch base with the players including former Norwell Star Chandler Harnish, Former Ball State DE and Fifth Round Draft Pick Jonathan Newsome, along with Reggie Wayne and Pep Hamilton. See video for a full recap.
Homestead's Big Man Caleb Swanigan impressed many colleges at The Peach Jam, one of which is Kentucky. After Swanigan's performance at the Jam, the offers started rolling in.
We're going cross town to meet up with the Saints. Coach Svarczkopf and company are coming off an incredibly successful season, making the march clear to the 4A state championship game last year.
It's been talked about all summer, and the Frankes told WFFT Local that it would happen by this next season.
The Komets bring three new faces to the team, and re-sign one. See video for all the details.
Doug Dinan and Company are getting geared up for the upcoming season. The team has lost players at a few skills positions, but with the teams entire offensive line returning and plenty of senior leadership on the team, Coach feels that this season should be a successful one. See video for Interviews from Coach and players.
Homesteads Big Man Caleb Swanigan competed in the EYBL Peach Jam with the Spiece Indy Heat team. The 6'8 Power Forward impressed both Kentucky and Duke with his performance.
The University of Saint Francis Played host to the Elite Performance Scouting Combine Saturday afternoon giving local area kids an opportunity to test their skills and get recognized by Coaches at the College Level. See video for full story
Soccer Star Damarcus Beasley was in the Summit City to Accept an honor from the Mayor and Visit his National Soccer School, While he was here he took the time to talk to WFFT about his World Cup Experiences.
The Indiana Cardinals Semi-Pro Football Team racked up the seventh win in seven games when they beat the Indiana Cutters Saturday afternoon at Lakeside Middle School 28-6. See Video for Highlights from the Game.
The AYBT is in town bringing hundreds of Youth Basketball Teams to the Summit City to Compete for a Championship Title. Tournament Director Jim Goorman talks about the goals of the Program with WFFT Local Sports.
Soccer Super Star DaMarcus Beasley founded the Beasley National Soccer School that holds Camps in Indiana and all around the Region. Beasley talks to WFFT about the School Courtesy: DaMarcus Beasley "It’s not often that someone is able to fulfill their lifelong dream and then return back to their roots! The exprience I have received through my League play in Europe and international play in 2 world cups during qualifying games or friendlies is invaluable. I feel that it is my destiny to share my unique experiences and help develop today’s player. It is humbling and gratifying to have the opportunity to share this with my native Fort Wayne community!" I hope you can join me this summer at one of my BNSS camp locations! --DaMarcus Beasley Native of Fort Wayne Indiana World Cup player PUEBLA FC MEXICO FIRST DIVISION http://beasleynationalsoccerschool.com/
The Fort Wayne Native was honored by Mayor Tom Henry on Friday when the Mayor read a Proclamation dedicating July 18, 2014 as DaMarcus Beasley Day. Beasley is the First American to Appear in four World Cups, and helped his team advance to the Round of 16 after surviving the ‘Group of Death.’ Beasley happy to be back in the Summit City, talks to WFFT about what the honor means to him.
A pretty big deal before the game as 1980 NL batting champ and MLB legend Bill Buckner was in the TinCaps house over at Parkview Field signing autographs and taking pictures with fans.
Strange happenings at Parkview Field as a bird was hit by a pitch during Sunday's TinCaps game.
Kaleigh Schrock re-signed with The Komets for another year. The Hockey Pro Stopped by the WFFT Studio on The Fourth of July to talk about it.
Former Fort Wayne Komet Colin Chaulk founded the Hockey House. A program that teaches the youth how to play hockey through private lessons and Camps. WFFT took a trip to Canlan Ice Arena to check in on the Camp, and talked to quite a few little athletes about their Coach, and their Camp.
Each week WFFT features a player on The TinCaps Roster, this week we put Pitcher Nick Mutz on The Hot Seat.
Auston Robertson just started playing on the Defensive Side of the Ball this summer, but he's already generated interest from many colleges including Notre Dame. Auston visits The WFFT Studio's to talk about his offer.
Rising Star James Blackmon Jr. reveals his Jersey number for next season with The Indiana Hoosiers.
Former Hockey Star Colin Chaulk has created Hockey House in Fort Wayne to teach the new Young Hockey Lovers how to play the game the right way. See Video for Interview With Chaulk.
Baer Field Speedway has cancelled races this weekend, and indefinitely after Promoter Jon Raney ended his association with the Speedway.
Trey McKinney Jones is heading back to Florida to play for The Miami Heat Summer League.
Wayne Generals Auston Robertson visited the WFFT Local Studios for a one on one interview with Christina Aguayo. See video for part one of two.
The Fort Wayne area has their own Semi-Pro Football team that's making headlines around the City. The Team hasn't lost a game all season. The Indiana Cardinals were started by a pair of brothers and has developed into a successful organization.
Former TinCaps Pitching Ace Tyron Guerrero takes his turn on The Hot Seat.
Recently, Pitching Ace Tyron Guerrero was promoted to Advanced A-Lake Elsinore, but before he left, WFFT Local caught up with Guerrero for an up close and personal interview. See Video.
After a hard day at practice, Head Coach Pete Lembo surprised his team with new uniforms. See video for uniforms and player reaction.
Star Wide Receiver out of Luers Austin Mack visits the WFFT Local Studio to talk about his recent offer from Notre Dame, and how the recruiting process has been going as he heads into his Junior Year in Highschool. See Video for Full Interview.
The Camp will be held at Anderson University with players reporting July 23rd. Along with open to the public session, The colts will be offering Fan events throughout the Camp.
The Mad Ants Sharp Shooter Sadiels Rojas can add Domincian Defensive Player of the Year Award. See Video for Full Story
APPROPRIATELY NAMED, THE BOOK STEMS FROM PAGANOS FIGHT WITH LUKEMIA, THAT SIDELINED HIM JUST 3 GAMES INTO THE 2012 SEASON. THE BOOK IS A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE COACHES HEROIC BATTLE AND TRIUMPH OVER HIS CANCER. HE WROTE IT TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR CANCER AWARENESS
The traditional Scottish Highland games held a competition in Auburn Indiana, with plenty of athletes in attendance competing in feats of strength. See video for full story
Recently promoted TinCaps Out Fielder Mallex Smith sat down with WFFT before his Mid Season Trip to Advanced A-Elsinore to talk about his personal story.
The former Boilermaker point guard has led Purdue to two NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearances and seven appearances in her last eight seasons as the head coach at Purdue. She visited Fort Wayne as part of the Purdue Coaches Caravan and talked to WFFT about how adversity has effected her team and how she plans on continuing to be successful in the future. See Video for Interview.
Matt Painter, Head Basketball Coach for Purdue has experienced a great deal of success during his tenure with the program, but these last couple of seasons have presented a few challenges.