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Mishawaka Motivation with Strength Coach JD Chase

This week’s Mishawaka Motivation, presented by Elkhart Brass is provided by Mishawaka Strength Coach, and assistant football coach JD Chase.  Coach Chase said, “I’ve been blessed to work with athletes my whole life.  If there was one principle I could push forward, it would be that whatever you choose to do with your life, whatever

Mishawaka’s Paishence Johnson Signs with Northern Iowa University

Mishawaka Senior Paishence Johnson signed her National Letter of Intent with the University of Northern Iowa today.  In front of family, friends and her coach, a tearful Johnson talked about appreciating this moment.  “This has been a journey.  It’s been really hard.  A lot of you believed in me before I believed in myself.  I

Mishawaka Superintendent Played for Coach Hecklinski

Mishawaka Superintendent Wayne Barker has a love for Indiana High School Basketball.   That passion grew in his playing days at Wapahani High School in the early 80’s.  Barker was on Ron Hecklinski’s first ever team.  He then went onto become the head basketball coach and superintendent at Bluffton High School.   He served as Superintendent at

Mishawaka Pays Tribute to West Washington Coach Phillip Bowsman

Mishawaka has decided to join a movement that’s going on across the state honoring West Washington varsity football coach and AD, Phillip Bowsman.  Schools all across Indiana are turning on their football stadium lights to let the West Washington community know they are being thought of.   “Campbellsburg is over 200 miles away but their loss

Mishawaka Boys Basketball will be Fast and Furious

Mishawaka’s basketball team opened up with a scrimmage against 2019 2A Regional Finalist Westview.  One thing Coach Ron Hecklinski found out about his team is they’re not afraid to get after the other team on defense.  And he has a lot of guys who will be ready to run the floor when their number is

Mishawaka Memory – The Cavemen Beat Penn in 2018

This week’s Mishawaka Memory takes us back to 2018 in the  Penn Palace.   The Cavemen had lost 6 in a row against the Kingsmen dating back to 2012.  On this night, John Binion pounded it down low for 14 points.   Payton Johnson scored 15 from the perimeter and Dylan Hall led MHS with 16.   The

Mishawaka Motivation – Flashback to 2001 with Sarah Schools-Clay

This week’s Mishawaka Motivation, presented by Elkhart Brass, takes us back to 2001.   Sarah Schools was an outstanding basketball and softball player for Mishawaka.  Before her senior year she was injured in an ATV accident and paralyzed from the waist down.  An inspiring campaign came about during that time with a simple phrase, “What’s My

Mishawaka’s Joseph Walker Signs with Michigan

Mishawaka Wrestler Joseph Walker has signed his national letter of intent with the University of Michigan.   The senior is a two time IHSAA State Qualifier who placed 6th last year.  He enters this season ranked #1 in Indiana at 182 lbs.  Is is also a 2019 Super 32 third place finisher and a Grappler Fall