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

The Locker Room: High School Football Week 6

Adams Central's domination over South Adams was just one of over a dozen games Justin Prince and Petar Hood showed you in The Locker Room.

The Locker Room Game of the Week Preview: Adams Central vs. South Adams

Not only is it one of the best small school rivalries in the state of Indiana, Adams Central vs. South Adams has also become a de facto conference title game in recent years.

High School Volleyball: Northrop comes back to beat Lakewood Park in five

After falling behind two sets to one, Northrop volleyball came back to beat Lakewood Park in five on Thursday night.

The Locker Room: High School Football Week 5

Leo's thrilling win over East Noble in a battle of unbeatens highlights week five of the 2021 high school football season in Northeast Indiana.

The Locker Room Game of the Week Preview: East Noble vs. Leo

Not only will first place in the NE8 be on the line when East Noble and Leo meet up Friday night, but this could also very well be a sectional championship preview between two legitimate state title contenders in class 4A.

Cougars ready to roar as season opener looms

It's been nearly a month since Saint Francis football opened training camp, and this weekend, the Cougars will finally get to hit someone other than themselves.

McLaughlin and Parker share shooting tips at kids camp

Two of the best shooters to ever come out of the Summit City hosted a kids camp focused on -- you guessed it -- shooting, at Parkview SportOne Fieldhouse on Sunday.

The Locker Room: High School Football Week 4

Homestead's bounce-back win over Bishop Dwenger highlights another busy night in The Locker Room!

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

Class 5A's second ranked Bishop Dwenger will welcome 6A's ninth ranked Homestead to Shields Field for an SAC showdown at Shields Field Friday in the Locker Room's Game of the Week.

Boys High School Soccer: Northrop knocks off Concordia

Northrop handed 2A #3 Concordia Lutheran its second loss in as many days by a score of 2-1 on Wednesday.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 947918

Reported Deaths: 15377
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1291181990
Lake635721103
Allen53899761
Hamilton44082449
St. Joseph42122590
Elkhart33803491
Vanderburgh30574449
Tippecanoe26915251
Johnson23727418
Hendricks22410342
Porter21832347
Clark17562231
Madison17492385
Vigo16302285
Monroe14545191
LaPorte14389239
Delaware14183222
Howard13971273
Kosciusko11498135
Hancock10935166
Warrick10737178
Bartholomew10635170
Floyd10514208
Wayne10077226
Grant9213204
Morgan8928160
Boone8463111
Dubois7791123
Dearborn769490
Henry7691133
Noble7466101
Marshall7409128
Cass7219118
Lawrence7026153
Shelby6647111
Jackson661386
Gibson6190107
Harrison609386
Huntington604495
Montgomery5853105
DeKalb581091
Knox5535104
Miami548888
Putnam543268
Clinton537465
Whitley529354
Steuben501768
Wabash488692
Jasper483861
Jefferson474492
Ripley457777
Adams446068
Daviess4231108
Scott409165
Clay394957
White393858
Greene393392
Wells389884
Decatur388797
Fayette378578
Posey362341
Jennings356056
Washington334747
LaGrange325175
Spencer321136
Fountain318455
Randolph317190
Sullivan309449
Owen287064
Starke282864
Fulton280454
Orange277859
Jay257038
Perry254152
Carroll245229
Franklin242838
Rush237030
Vermillion235050
Parke221420
Tipton212055
Pike211740
Blackford170534
Pulaski168551
Crawford147318
Newton145845
Benton143916
Brown135846
Martin130217
Switzerland126910
Warren115616
Union98511
Ohio80511
Unassigned0482

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1390015

Reported Deaths: 21820
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin1541781574
Cuyahoga1361632341
Hamilton989691326
Montgomery681371161
Summit569981051
Lucas51769869
Butler48139663
Stark42350983
Lorain32165539
Warren30497338
Mahoning27564643
Clermont26081297
Lake24873422
Delaware22600147
Licking20818246
Fairfield20789223
Greene20667275
Trumbull20378516
Medina20178290
Clark18235332
Richland16749236
Portage16442231
Wood15973209
Allen14405261
Miami14063261
Muskingum12976155
Wayne12234244
Columbiana12046242
Tuscarawas11248271
Marion10935150
Pickaway10642129
Scioto10585127
Erie9888171
Ross9648177
Lawrence8967125
Hancock8637143
Ashtabula8509187
Geauga8272156
Belmont8262188
Jefferson7736175
Huron7566131
Union743951
Washington7396126
Athens712065
Sandusky6984135
Darke6884137
Knox6839122
Seneca6533137
Ashland6078115
Auglaize596888
Shelby5845104
Brown578272
Mercer565890
Crawford5591117
Defiance5579101
Madison552171
Highland550982
Fulton543583
Clinton535781
Logan520587
Preble5123111
Putnam4909107
Guernsey487664
Williams469982
Perry464454
Champaign454964
Ottawa443584
Jackson436663
Pike400745
Morrow398251
Coshocton393669
Fayette385053
Adams371575
Hardin367570
Gallia356658
Holmes3326111
Henry331869
Van Wert321471
Hocking312370
Wyandot286058
Carroll267052
Paulding247443
Meigs223042
Monroe193149
Noble174442
Morgan170329
Harrison161741
Vinton141919
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