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 Cass, Fulton, 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 more in 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.

Rochester and Tippecanoe Valley share a traveling trophy that is called the bell.

In 2023, Tippecanoe Valley announced they would be exiting the conference to form their own 6 team conference featuring John Glenn, LaVille, Jimtown, Knox, and Bremen. Tippecanoe Valley was independent for the 2023-24 school year before joining the new conference.

Also in 2023, the Hoosier Conference announced that Lewis Cass would be leaving the conference at the end of the 2022-23 school year to join the TRC.

On June 1, 2023, North Miami announced they would be exiting the TRC to join the Hoosier North starting at the beginning of the 2024-25 school year. On the next day of June 2nd, Northwestern announced they would take North Miami's place in the TRC, exiting the Hoosier Conference.


SchoolLocationMascotColorsEnrollment 22-23 IHSAA Class# / CountyYear joinedPrevious conference
Lewis Cass Walton Kings  413AA 09
2023 Hoosier
Maconaquah Bunker Hill Braves   604AAA 52
2015 Mid-Indiana
Manchester North
Squires   479AA 85
1976 Northern Lakes
Northfield Speicherville Norsemen   275AA 85
(new school 1962)
Denver Warriors   287AA 52
1971 Mid-Indiana
Peru Peru Bengal Tigers   655AAA 52
2015 Mid-Indiana
Rochester Zebras   495AA 25
1987 Northern Lakes
Southwood Wabash Knights   240A 85
1976 Mid-Indiana
Wabash Wabash Apaches   471AA 85
2006 Central Indiana
Whitko South Whitley Wildcats   417AA 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
Tippecanoe Valley Akron Vikings    43
(new school 1974)

Football Divisions 2015–2018

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


Lewis Cass High SchoolPeru 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


16Tippecanoe Valley1977, 1978, 1979, 1980*, 1981, 1982*, 1985*, 1987, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2006, 2011*, 2012*, 2021, 2022*
14Rochester1988, 1997, 1999, 2000*, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009*, 2011*, 2012*, 2013*, 2014, 2022*
11Southwood1976, 1980*, 1992, 1995, 1996, 2002*, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022*
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*
2Peru2015, 2023
1Eastern (Greentown)1984*
0Lewis Cass

Boys basketball

15Tippecanoe Valley1977, 1990*, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007*, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015*, 2022
13Manchester1979, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1991, 1992*, 1993, 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
2Maconaquah2017*, 2021*
0Eastern (Greentown)
0Lewis Cass

Girls volleyball

13Southwood2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2021, 2022, 2023
4Rochester2003, 2014, 2015, 2017
2Maconaquah2016, 2019
0Lewis Cass

Girls basketball

15Tippecanoe Valley1978, 1979*, 1991, 1992, 1994, 2002*, 2007*, 2009, 2012*, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019*, 2021, 2022
9Rochester1999, 2000, 2001, 2002*, 2003, 2004, 2006*, 2012*, 2019*
7Northfield1980, 1986, 1988, 1995, 2018, 2019*, 2020
6Manchester1984*, 1998, 2005, 2006*, 2007*, 2012*
5Southwood1979*, 1982, 1983, 1984*, 2013
4Wabash2010, 2011, 2012*, 2014
3Oak Hill1981, 1985, 2006*
2North Miami1996, 1997
0Eastern (Greentown)
0Lewis Cass

Boys Swimming & Diving

8Maconaquah2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
0North Miami
0Tippecanoe Valley

Girls Swimming & Diving

7Maconaquah2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
0North Miami
0Tippecanoe Valley

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