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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.

If you have a story idea for Petar, please e-mail him at

Recent Posts by Petar Hood

The Locker Room: High School Hoops (1/17)

The NECC and ACAC tournaments took center stage in The Locker Room on Friday night.

Leo's Tucker, Wise sign to continue athletic careers in college

Leo High School standout athletes Nick Tucker and Trevor Wise signed to continue their athletic careers in college on Thursday.

High School Hoops Roundup: 1/14

Blackhawk Christian hosted Homestead in a boys basketball showdown, while the ACAC and NECC tournament tipped off on Tuesday.

Dwenger's Ellinger will walk on at Purdue

Former Bishop Dwenger football star Hayden Ellinger announced his commitment to Purdue on Sunday.

Komets come up short against Steelheads

The Komets played their third game in three nights on Sunday, and that certainly showed at times against the Steelheads.

High School Hoops: Homestead girls beat #1, Blackhawk boys roll

Both the Homestead girls and Blackhawk Christian boys picked up impressive wins on Saturday.

Saint Francis suffers overtime loss to Grace

Saint Francis men's basketball suffered just its fourth loss of the season on Saturday.

Homestead's Jake Archbold commits to Grand Valley State

Grand Valley State certainly looks like they're getting a steal in Jake Archbold.

The Locker Room: High School Hoops (1/10)

Homestead's sweep of South Side highlights another busy night of high school basketball in The Locker Room.

Pair of Leo seniors sign to play softball together in college

Leo seniors Elicia Franklin and Hope Davis both signed to play softball at Maimi (OH) Hamilton on Thursday night.

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