Petar Hood

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

Title: Sports Anchor & Reporter

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.

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Recent Posts by Petar Hood

Oladipo confident he'll come back better than ever

The face of the Indiana Pacers' franchise is starting to grow quite familiar with Fort Wayne.

High School Football: Parker reflects on special senior season

It didn't end the way he wanted it to, but Bailey Parker's phenomenal senior season will go down as one of the best in the history of East Noble football.

Komets move into tie for first place with win over Wings

It's only the first of December, but "First Place Fort Wayne Komets" still has a pretty nice ring to it.

High School Football: East Noble falls short in 4A state title game

East Noble football's quest for the program's second state championship fell just short on Saturday.

The Locker Room: Girls Hoops Roundup (11/29)

Columbia City, Blackhawk Christian and Woodlan all picked up post-Thanksgiving wins on Friday night.

The Locker Room: Dan Vance previews football state finals, boys hoops

Outside The Huddle's Dan Vance dropped by The Locker Room on Friday to preview East Noble's state championship clash with Evansville Memorial, as well as the boys basketball season.

The Locker Room: East Noble ready for Evansville Memorial

East Noble football fans have a lot to be thankful for on this holiday weekend.

Komets Keep Rolling on Thanksgiving

Turkey Day continues to be kind to the Komets.

High School Boys Hoops: Norwell, New Haven win season opener

Perhaps the two best teams in the NE8 put their firepower on display on Wednesday night.

Concordia's Gleave signs to dive at Ball State

Concordia Lutheran senior Maddie Gleave signed to join Ball State's swimming and diving program on Tuesday.

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