Three Rivers Conference (Indiana)

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Three Rivers Conference
Conference IHSAA
Sports fielded
  • 17
    • men's: 9
    • women's: 8
No. of teams10
Region Northern Indiana
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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]



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.


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

Former members

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

Football Divisions

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


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)


State Champions


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


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


Track and Field




Conference Champions


15Tippecanoe Valley1977, 1978, 1979, 1980*, 1981, 1982*, 1985*, 1987, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2006, 2011*, 2012*,2021
13Rochester1988, 1997, 1999, 2000*, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009*, 2011*, 2012*, 2013*, 2014
10Southwood1976, 1980*, 1992, 1995, 1996, 2002*, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
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*
1Eastern (Greentown)1984*

Boys Basketball

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*
3Rochester2007*, 2009*, 2020
3Wabash2012, 2018, 2019
0Eastern (Greentown)

Girls Basketball

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
0Eastern (Greentown)

Boys Swimming & Diving

5Maconaquah2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
0North Miami
0Tippecanoe Valley

Girls Swimming & Diving

4Maconaquah2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
0North Miami
0Tippecanoe Valley

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