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Summit Athletic Conference (IHSAA)

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The Summit Athletic conference, or SAC, is a high school athletic conference consisting of eight high schools located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Three of the schools are private; one being a Lutheran academy, and the other two being Catholic preparatories. The rest are public schools, being part of Fort Wayne Community Schools. Two limited members are part of Northwest Allen County Schools and Southwest Allen County Schools.

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All member schools are located in Allen County, Indiana. Originally called the Fort Wayne City Series, the name was changed to the Summit Athletic Conference in 1973, when Harding High School joined.

Elmhurst High School closed at the end of the 2009-10 academic year, with students being spread out between North Side, South Side, and Wayne high schools.Harding closed at the end of the 2010-11 school year.

In December 2013, Fort Wayne Homestead and Fort Wayne Carroll both accepted limited membership into the SAC for Football, Boys Basketball and Girls Basketball beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. The two schools were in the market for a new conference after six members of the Northeast Hoosier Conference decided to leave in 2015 to form a new league with Leo and Huntington North. Full membership for the two schools will be considered beginning in 2017.

Membership

  1. Concordia played in the NEIAC 1955-65, and in both the FWCS/Summit and NEIAC 1965-75.
  2. North Side and South Side played concurrently in the FWCS and NEIAC 1934-1940.
  3. North Side played concurrently in the FWCS and Northern Indiana Athletic Conference 1942-65.
  4. South Side played concurrently in the FWCS and Central Indiana Athletic Conference 1945-47.

Former members

  1. Central played concurrently in the FWCS and NEIAC 1934-40. Central split into Northrop and Wayne when school closed.
  2. Central Catholic, while a FWCS member, did not join the IHSAA until 1946, when private schools and segregated public schools were allowed into the organization.
  3. Harding was converted to magnet school in 2012.

Football Divisions

From 1971 to 1979, football competition was divided into North and South divisions.

Football

  • N and S designations are division champions, O denotes title game winner.
  • Bishop Dwenger Saints (12)

  • 1983 Football (3A)
  • 1990 Football (3A)
  • 1991 Football (3A)
  • 1995 Gymnastics
  • 2003 Gymnastics
  • 2005 Gymnastics
  • 2005 Girls Soccer
  • 2006 Gymnastics
  • 2006 Girls Soccer
  • 2010 Softball (3A)
  • 2012 Gymnastics
  • 2015 Football (4A)
  • Bishop Luers Knights (19)

  • 1985 Football (2A)
  • 1989 Football (2A)
  • 1992 Football (2A)
  • 1999 Girls Basketball (2A)
  • 1999 Football (2A)
  • 2000 Girls Basketball (2A)
  • 2001 Football (2A)
  • 2001 Girls Basketball (2A)
  • 2002 Football (2A)
  • 2002 Girls Basketball (2A)
  • 2006 Girls Basketball (2A)
  • 2007 Football (2A)
  • 2008 Boys Basketball (2A)
  • 2008 Baseball (2A)
  • 2009 Football (2A)
  • 2009 Boys Basketball (2A)
  • 2010 Football (2A)
  • 2011 Girls Basketball (2A)
  • 2011 Football (2A)
  • 2012 Football (2A)
  • Concordia Lutheran Cadets (6)

  • 1983 Girls Cross Country
  • 1999 Boys Track & Field
  • 2010 Girls Basketball (3A)
  • 2012 Girls Basketball (3A)
  • 2014 Girls Volleyball (3A)
  • 2016 Football (3A)
  • North Side Redskins (7)

  • 1941 Boys Track & Field
  • 1942 Boys Track & Field
  • 1956 Boys Track & Field
  • 1957 Boys Track & Field
  • 1963 Boys Track & Field
  • 1965 Boys Track & Field
  • 1968 Boys Cross-Country
  • Northrop Bruins (15)

  • 1974 Boys Basketball
  • 1981 Girls Track & Field
  • 1983 Baseball
  • 1984 Boys Golf
  • 1986 Girls Basketball
  • 1991 Girls Track & Field
  • 1997 Boys Track & Field
  • 2000 Girls Track & Field
  • 2001 Girls Track & Field
  • 2002 Girls Track & Field
  • 2003 Girls Track & Field
  • 2004 Boys Track & Field
  • 2004 Girls gymnastics
  • 2005 Girls Track & Field
  • 2011 Girls Track & Field
  • 2013 Girls Track & Field
  • Snider Panthers (8)

  • 1974 Boys Track & Field
  • 1987 Volleyball
  • 1988 Girls Basketball
  • 1991 Volleyball
  • 1992 Football (5A)
  • 2003 Wrestling
  • 2006 Baseball (4A)
  • 2009 Baseball (4A)
  • 2015 Football (5A)
  • South Side Archers (7)

  • 1938 Boys Basketball
  • 1958 Boys Basketball
  • 1968 Boys Track & Field
  • 1980 Girls Track & Field
  • 1985 Girls Track & Field
  • 1986 Girls Track & Field
  • 1989 Girls Track & Field
  • 2013 Girls Basketball Runnerup.
  • Wayne Generals (3)

  • 1973 Girls Tennis
  • 1979 Boys Track & Field
  • 1995 Football (4A)
  • Central Tigers (2) 1

  • 1943 Boys Basketball
  • 1944 Boys Track & Field
  • Central Catholic Irish (2) 1

  • 1950 Football (mythical champion)
  • 1959 Boys Golf
  • Elmhurst Trojans (1) 1

  • 2009 Girls Basketball (3A)
  • 1 Won while SAC Member.

    Notable athletes

    Kevin Kieremier MLB Pitcher Rod Smith NFL Running Back

  • Rod Woodson, NFL Hall of Famer
  • Bernard Pollard, NFL safety
  • Deshaun Thomas, Indiana's 3rd all time leading men's scorer in basketball
  • Eric Wedge, MLB manager
  • Brian Reith, former MLB pitcher
  • Jason Baker, NFL punter
  • Jarrod Parker, MLB pitcher, graduated from Norwell High School after attending Wayne High School
  • Tyler Eifert, NFL tight end
  • Anthony Spencer, NFL Linebacker
  • Josh Gaines, AFL defensive lineman
  • James Hardy, NFL wide receiver
  • Jim Hinga, NCAA Div I basketball coach
  • Vaughn Dunbar, former professional football player, NFL New Orleans Saints
  • Tiffany Gooden, former professional basketball player, Colorado Xplosion
  • Sharon Wichman, swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, 1968 Summer Olympics
  • Damarcus Beasley, professional soccer player, two time FIFA World Cup Finals participant
  • Jamar Beasley, professional soccer player
  • Lamar Smith, NFL running back
  • Trai Essex, NFL, offensive lineman
  • Selwyn Lymon, NFL, wide receiver
  • Jim Master, Indiana Mr. Basketball (1980), high school All-American, University of Kentucky
  • Max Touloute, professional soccer player, Haitian national team member
  • References

    Summit Athletic Conference (IHSAA) Wikipedia


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