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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

Basketball standout Fletcher Loyer talks transfer to Homestead

Fort Wayne welcomed yet another high school hoops star to the area this week.

Concordia's Hayward heading to Anderson for Diving

Concordia Lutheran High School grad Matthew Hayward is ready to be a Raven.

Local talent shines as 'Ballin Under 1 Roof' tournament begins

Area high school basketball stars such as Luke Goode, Caleb Furst, Kalen Etzler and Naylon Thompson were on display on day one of the 'Ballin Under 1 Roof' tournament on Friday.

Contreras hopes to continue career with TinCaps in 2021

TinCaps manager Anthony Contreras says he hopes to be back in Fort Wayne for the 2021 season.

Marc-Olivier Roy ready for return to Fort Wayne

After a year away from Fort Wayne, Marc-Olivier Roy is anxiously awaiting his return to the Summit City this fall.

Saints excited to reunite as local high schools resume athletic activities

Normally conditioning on a hot July day isn't something high school athletes look forward to, but there was a much different attitude in the air at Bishop Dwenger on Monday.

Minor leaguers look to stay sharp despite season being canceled

Minor league baseball players like Heritage High School grad Andrew Saalfrank and former TinCap Blake Hunt are working out and staying ready despite their seasons being canceled.

Former Mastodon Frank Gaines excited to compete in The Basketball Tournament

Former Purdue Fort Wayne (then IPFW) basketball star Frank Gaines is excited for a chance to compete and win some cash this month.

Fort Wayne area basketball stars happy to be back on the court

Local basketball players like Caleb Furst and Luke Goode have been able to get back on the court over the last two weekends thanks to AAU events hosted by Gym Rats Basketball Association.

Football skills camp gives local athletes a chance to showcase talents

Traction Athletic Performance hosted part two of its Midwest Exposure Skills Camp on Saturday.

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Confirmed Cases: 52685

Reported Deaths: 2775
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Confirmed Cases: 67995

Reported Deaths: 3069
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Adams282
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