Allen County area top sports moments of 2022

There were countless memorable sports moments from around the Allen County area in 2022. Today, take a look back at some of those great moments from the six local high schools as well as the junior college.



December 15, 2022 - 1:49 PM

Humboldt’s Cole Mathes (15) has the ball in a playoff victory at Osage City on Friday, Nov. 4. Photo by Quinn Burkitt

The holiday season is here and 2022 will soon be in the books. There were a number of top sports moments, athletes, teams and highlight-filled games to keep the Allen County area entertained throughout the year. 

Here’s our take of some of the best moments, athletes and games from 2022.

Allen men’s basketball

The Red Devils enjoyed quite the season by qualifying for NJCAA Division II National  Tournament in Danville, Ill. 

Allen men’s basketball player Chris Dixon (0) drives into the lane against North Central Missouri on Tuesday, November 29. Photo by Quinn Burkitt

Allen advanced to the national tournament after taking down Johnson County in the Region VI championship game, 74-72. The regional title was the Devils’ first since 1989.