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

Fort Wayne feels string from NCAA tournament cancellation

This weekend, thousands of women's basketball fans were expected to flock to Fort Wayne for the NCAA Tournament.

Saturdays are for the Seniors: Churubusco's Hunter Perlich

Starting this weekend, Saturdays are for the Seniors.

NCAA tournament cancellation leaves sour taste in McLaughlin's mouth

Karissa McLaughlin has dreamed of playing in the Big Dance her whole life.

Fort Wayne FC season canceled amid COVID-19 pandemic

Fort Wayne FC will have to wait at least one more year before its able to take the field for its inaugural season.

Tyler Eifert excited about joining Jaguars

Tyler Eifert is taking his talents to the Sunshine State.

FOX 55's Top Five Plays From 2019-20 Boys Basketball Season

With the 2019-20 high school boys basketball season now in the books, Petar Hood revealed FOX 55's top five plays from a year filled with highlights on Friday night.

Purdue Fort Wayne golf coach lends a helping hand during difficult time

Like many people across the country right now, Purdue Fort Wayne men's golf head coach Billy King has a lot of free time on his hands, and he's using it for a good cause.

Trine's promising postseason cut short due to Coronavirus

The Trine women's basketball team was just one win away from clinching the program's first-ever trip to the Elite Eight, but it just wasn't meant to be.

Concordia's Mueller signs with Grace volleyball

Former Concordia Lutheran volleyball standout Jenna Mueller signed to continue her athletic career at Grace College on Wednesday.

IWU outlasts Saint Francis in slugfest

They were scoring early and often at Cougar Field on Monday.

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