Petar Hood

Petar Hood joined FOX 55 as a weekend sports anchor/reporter in May 2017.

Title: Sports Anchor & Reporter
phood@wfft.com

Petar Hood joined FOX 55 as a weekend sports anchor/reporter in May 2017. He is a graduate of Ball State University.

While at Ball State, Petar served as the Sports Director at NewsLink Indiana, an award-winning nightly newscast that airs throughout Delaware County. He also served as a sideline reporter for coverage of the Ball State men’s and women’s basketball teams on ESPN3.

Petar is a native of Indianapolis, and attended Warren Central High School before enrolling at Ball State. That is where his passion for journalism and television was sparked.

Petar is a life-long sports fan. He roots passionately for the Pacers, Colts, Reds, and the Ball State Cardinals. Petar is excited to cover local sports in Northeast Indiana, especially at the High School level. He enjoys meeting the players, coaches, fans, and community members involved with all athletic events.

If you have a story idea for Petar, please e-mail him at phood@wfft.com.

Recent Posts by Petar Hood

Komets open Ben Boudreau era with a bang

Ben Boudreau couldn't have asked for a better start in his first game as bench boss for the Fort Wayne Komets.

IHSAA reveals brackets for football state tournament

The IHSAA released sectional pairings for this year's football state tournament on Sunday.

USF set for showdown with Morrison, Concordia Ann Arbor

After suffering their first loss of the season to arch rival Marian, Saint Francis will square off with another top 10 team this weekend.

The Locker Room: High School Football Week Eight Recap

Bishop Dwenger beat Snider in The Locker Room's Game of the Week, but Homestead will hoist the SAC's Victory Bell after beating Wayne on Friday night.

High School Girls Soccer: Sectional Semifinals

Bishop Dwenger, Leo, South Adams and Blackhawk Christian all punched tickets to their respective sectional title games on Thursday.

The Locker Room Game of the Week Preview: Snider vs. Bishop Dwenger

It'll be a battle between two top teams when Bishop Dwenger and Snider square off at Spuller Stadium on Friday night.

Former Harding star Rod Smith scooped up by Titans

After being cut by the New York Giants last month, former Harding High School star Rod Smith has found a new home in Nashville.

High School Boys Tennis: Spartans sweep Carroll to advance to semi-state

It's a three-peat for Sparty!

High School Boys Soccer: Sectional Semifinals

Carroll, Northrop, Homestead, Leo, Norwell and Lakewood Park Christian all punched tickets to their respective sectional championship games with wins on Wednesday.

Sectionals pairings released for volleyball state tournament

The IHSAA released sectional pairings for the 48th annual state volleyball tournament on Sunday.

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