Three Rivers Conference (Indiana)

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Three Rivers Conference
Three Rivers
Established1971
Association IHSAA
Members10
Sports fielded
  • 17
    • men's: 9
    • women's: 8
Region Northern Indiana
Locations
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The Three Rivers Conference is a high school athletic conference in northeast Indiana, consisting of schools in Fulton, Kosciusko, Miami, Wabash, and Whitley counties. [1]

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History

The conference was formed in 1971 by independents Caston, Culver, Northfield, and Triton, and former Mid-Indiana Conference (MIC) member North Miami. The conference grew in 1976, as Manchester joined from the Northern Lakes Conference (NLC), Southwood joined from the Mid-Indiana Conference, and two recent consolidations, Whitko (1971) and Tippecanoe Valley (1974) joined. Culver left for the Northern State Conference (NSC) at the same time. This incarnation would last for two years, until Caston left for the Midwest Athletic Conference.

Triton left for the NSC in 1980, and was replaced by two MIC schools: Eastern (Greentown) and Oak Hill. Eastern rejoined the MIC in 1987, and was replaced by NLC school Rochester. The lineup changed once morein 2006, when Oak Hill traded places with Central Indiana Athletic Conference member Wabash. The latest change was in 2015, as Maconaquah and Peru joined from the folding MIC.

Tippecanoe Valley has historically dominated the conference. Rochester and Tippecanoe Valley share a traveling trophy that is called the bell. Tippy holds a winning record against all members of the conference.

Membership

SchoolLocationMascotColorsEnrollment IHSAA Class# / CountyYear joinedPrevious conference
Maconaquah Bunker Hill Braves            637AAA 52
Miami
2015 Mid-Indiana
Manchester North
Manchester
Squires            477AA 85
Wabash
1976 Northern Lakes
Northfield Wabash Norsemen            330AA 85
Wabash
1971Independents
(new school 1962)
North
Miami
Denver Warriors            299A 52
Miami
1971 Mid-Indiana
Peru Peru Bengal Tigers            664AAA 52
Miami
2015 Mid-Indiana
Rochester
Community
Rochester Zebras            529AA 25
Fulton
1987 Northern Lakes
Southwood Wabash Knights            336AA 85
Wabash
1976 Mid-Indiana
Tippecanoe
Valley
Akron Vikings            651AAA 43
Kosciusko
1976Independents
(new school 1974)
Wabash Wabash Apaches            418AA 85
Wabash
2006 Central Indiana
Whitko South Whitley Wildcats            526AA 92
Whitley
1976Independents
(new school 1971)

Former members

SchoolLocationMascotColors# / CountyYear JoinedPrevious ConferenceYear LeftConference Joined
Caston Fulton Comets             25
Fulton
1971Independents
(new school 1964)
1978 Midwest
Culver
Community
Culver Cavaliers             50
Marshall
1971Independents
(MCC 1966)
1976Independents
(NSC 1977)
Triton Bourbon Trojans             50
Marshall
1971Independents
(MCC 1966)
1980 Northern State
Eastern (Greentown) Greentown Comets             34
Howard
1980 Mid-Indiana 1987 Mid-Indiana
Oak Hill Converse Golden Eagles             27
Grant
1980 Mid-Indiana 2006 Central Indiana

Football Divisions

NorthSouth
Manchester Maconaquah
Northfield North Miami
Rochester Peru
Tippecanoe Valley Southwood
Whitko Wabash

Timeline

Peru High SchoolMaconaquah High SchoolWabash High SchoolRochester Community High SchoolOak Hill High School (Indiana)Eastern Junior-Senior High SchoolWhitko High SchoolTippecanoe Valley High SchoolSouthwood Junior-Senior High SchoolManchester Junior-Senior High SchoolNorthfield Junior-Senior High SchoolNorth Miami Middle/High SchoolTriton Junior–Senior High SchoolCaston High SchoolCulver Community High SchoolThree Rivers Conference (Indiana)

Sports

State Champions

Baseball

~ Wabash: Current Member of Three Rivers Conference, won title as member of Central Indiana Conference

Football

~~ Oak Hill: Won title as Member of Three Rivers Conference, current member of Central Indiana Conference

Golf

Track and Field

Wrestling

Softball

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Conference Champions

Football

TitlesSchoolYears
14Tippecanoe Valley1977, 1978, 1979, 1980*, 1981, 1982*, 1985*, 1987, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2006, 2011*, 2012*
13Rochester1988, 1997, 1999, 2000*, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009*, 2011*, 2012*, 2013*, 2014
8Southwood1976, 1980*, 1992, 1995, 1996, 2002*, 2017, 2018, 2019
6Whitko1986, 1989, 1990, 2002*, 2010, 2013*
5Triton1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975*
4North Miami1982*, 1984*, 1985*, 1991
4Oak Hill1982*, 1983, 2000*, 2003
3Northfield1975*, 1980*, 2016
2Manchester1998, 2009*
1Peru2015
1Caston1975*
1Eastern (Greentown)1984*
0Wabash
0Maconaquah

Boys Basketball

TitlesSchoolYears
14Tippecanoe Valley1977, 1990*, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007*, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015*
13Manchester1979, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1991, 1992*, 1994*, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001*, 2015*
12Whitko1978, 1980, 1983*, 1984, 1985*, 1987, 1990*, 1992*, 1994*, 1996*, 2009*, 2011
5Northfield1974*, 1988, 1989, 1990*, 1992*
4Oak Hill1983*, 1985*, 1996*, 2001*
4Southwood2010*, 2015*, 2016, 2017*
3Caston1973*, 1975, 1976
3North Miami1973*, 2009*, 2010*
2Rochester2007*, 2009*
2Wabash2012, 2018
1Maconaquah2017*
1Triton1972
0Culver
0Eastern (Greentown)
0Peru

Girls Basketball

TitlesSchoolYears
12Tippecanoe Valley1978, 1979*, 1991, 1992, 1994, 2002*, 2007*, 2009, 2012*, 2015, 2016, 2017
9Rochester1999, 2000, 2001, 2002*, 2003, 2004, 2006*, 2012*, 2019*
6Manchester1984*, 1998, 2005, 2006*, 2007*, 2012*
5Southwood1979*, 1982, 1983, 1984*, 2013
5Northfield1980, 1986, 1988, 1995, 2018
4Wabash2010, 2011, 2012*, 2014
3Oak Hill1981, 1985, 2006*
2North Miami1996, 1997
1Whitko2008
0Caston
0Eastern (Greentown)
0Triton

Boys Swimming & Diving

TitlesSchoolYears
5Maconaquah2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
0Manchester
0Northfield
0North Miami
0Rochester
0Tippecanoe Valley
0Wabash

Girls Swimming & Diving

TitlesSchoolYears
4Maconaquah2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
1Rochester2015
0Manchester
0Northfield
0North Miami
0Tippecanoe Valley
0Wabash

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