BASEBALL PREVIEW: Black River hoping for more ‘key hits in key moments’ in 2017

BASEBALL PREVIEW: Black River hoping for more ‘key hits in key moments’ in 2017

The Black River Pirates may have finished with a 7-17 record in 2016, but second-year coach Jake Wright sees plenty of reasons for optimism this sprin...

March 21st, 2017 |  


BASEBALL PREVIEW: Dukes look to break through after up-and-down 2016

BASEBALL PREVIEW: Dukes look to break through after up-and-down 2016

Consistent hitting from the Dukes was often negated by giving too many free passes to opposing batters in 2016 and spelled a 12-15 record.The return o...

March 15th, 2017 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Bealer brilliant, but Zuchak rules in sectional finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Bealer brilliant, but Zuchak rules in sectional finals

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseThe seventh-seeded Dukes had trouble controlling Rittman’s Daniel Zuchak on Friday. He rolled up 2...

March 6th, 2017 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Black River season ends on a 54-point loss

BOYS BASKETBALL: Black River season ends on a 54-point loss

Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseA long and trying Pirates basketball season closed Tuesday with a 90-36 loss at Northwestern. Zach Hawley had a te...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Duke wrestlers win sectional tourney, three individual championships

Duke wrestlers win sectional tourney, three individual championships

Courtesy photosThe Dukes wrestling team came out on top Feb. 25 at this year’s sectional tournament at Independence High School, scoring 141 poi...

February 28th, 2017 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dukes fall three points short of victory

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dukes fall three points short of victory

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseThe Longhorns beat Wellington 55-40 earlier in Feburary. When the fifth-seeded Dukes girls traveled Satu...

February 27th, 2017 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Joppeck shines on Senior Night

BOYS BASKETBALL: Joppeck shines on Senior Night

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseMax Joppeck lifted the Dukes to a 58-52 Senior Night win over the Keystone Wildcats on Friday, ending th...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Search for new football coach underway, six candidates set to be interviewed

Six candidates will soon be interviewed for the Dukes’ vacant head football coach position, but there is no timetable to make the hire.Sean Arno...

February 27th, 2017 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Double-up performance for Wellington

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Double-up performance for Wellington

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseAfter an 11-5 regular season (4-4 in the Patriot Athletic Conference), the Dukes girls stormed Columbia ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Christopher Miller works past years of injury, Mason Wright keeps up with family’s wrestling tradition

Christopher Miller works past years of injury, Mason Wright keeps up with family’s wrestling tradition

Two Dukes wrestlers earned Patriot Athletic Conference championships this month at Brookside High School, one overcoming a rash of injuries and the ot...

February 21st, 2017 |