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Mr. Excitement: Chester Gregory pays tribute to Jackie Wilson in Gary

Mr. Excitement: Chester Gregory pays tribute to Jackie Wilson in Gary

Fans of Jackie Wilson will want to be in the audience when Gary native Chester Gregory brings his acclaimed tribute to Mr. Excitement to Northwest Indiana this weekend.

April 16, 2014 11:06 pm Photos

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Hammond student wins state chess championship

Hammond student wins state chess championship

HAMMOND | Student chess masters from Gavit Middle-High School and Edison Elementary School returned with a number of trophies recently as students met at five Regional tournaments throughout the state to vie for a qualifying spot at the Scholastic Chess of Indiana Individual Chess Championsh…

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Chess players maneuver en passant to state finals

Chess players maneuver en passant to state finals

HAMMOND | Students were executing pins, attacks, leaps, decoys, captures and sacrifices so quietly Saturday, the only sound you could hear were the clicks of chess pieces on boards all over Morton High School.

February 22, 2014 6:20 pm Photos

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Chess players move en passant to state finals

Chess players move en passant to state finals

Joseph House, left, a seventh-grader at Scott Middle School in Hammond, watches Thomas Wehren, an eighth-grader at St. Paul School in Valparaiso, move his bishop Saturday in the 45th annual Scholastic Team Chess tournament. The regional was held at Morton High School.

February 22, 2014 3:30 pm
Chess players maneuver en passant to state finals

Chess players maneuver en passant to state finals

C'ara Florence, a Morton Elementary School student, extends a hand shake to Richard Gonzalez, an Irving Elementary School student who won their match Saturday in the 45th annual Scholastic Team Chess Tournament at Morton High School.

February 22, 2014 3:29 pm
Colts defense ready for another round with Brady

Colts defense ready for another round with Brady

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady listens to a reporter's question Tuesday at the team's facility in Foxborough, Mass.

January 08, 2014 6:33 pm
Colts defense ready for another round with Brady

Colts defense ready for another round with Brady

INDIANAPOLIS | Antoine Bethea enjoys a good chess match as much as the next guy — especially when the opponent is Tom Brady.

January 08, 2014 6:33 pm Photos

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Edison and Morton teams double up at state chess finals

Edison and Morton teams double up at state chess finals

HAMMOND | The 44th annual Scholastic Team Chess Championships were held at Honey Creek Middle School in Terre Haute recently, where three repeat champions and one new champion were crowned in four grade-level divisions. More than 640 scholastic chess players competed in teams of four (plus a…

May 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Edison, Morton in top 10 of state chess finalists

Edison, Morton in top 10 of state chess finalists

HAMMOND | A total of 87 chess teams in the sixth grade and under section of the State of Indiana gathered at five different Regionals for an opportunity to be selected as one of the 34 teams to meet at the State Team Finals held in Terre Haute on March 26.

April 24, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Edison Chess Warriors prevail

Edison Chess Warriors prevail

HAMMOND | Edison Elementary School qualified four teams for the state finals in the 3rd Grade and Under section at the Indiana State Team Regional Chess tournament held Feb. 23 at Morton High School.

March 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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St. Mary chess team sends 11 to state championship

St. Mary chess team sends 11 to state championship

CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School’s chess team sent 11 members to the Indiana State Chess Championship which was held two weekends ago in Indianapolis.

February 18, 2013 11:40 am
St. Mary students are chess champs

St. Mary students are chess champs

CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic School's chess team sent 10 members to the Indiana State Chess Championship, which was held last weekend in Indianapolis.

January 30, 2013 1:52 pm
Brady in way on Lewis' last ride

Brady in way on Lewis' last ride

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | You again!

January 19, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Chess and the Library – a great combination

Chess and the Library – a great combination

CROWN POINT | Are you interested in the game of chess? Come to the library and play! Any level of experience, all ages and beginners are welcome. A new chess group is now playing in the Internet Café on Tuesdays from 4 – 6 p.m. Open play is also available in the game room located on the seco…

January 11, 2013 12:52 pm
Chess teams earn trophies

Chess teams earn trophies

MUNSTER | Munster High School’s chess team took secon place in the Age 16 and Under division of the Third Intercontinental Scholastic Chess Team Championship in Oakbrook, Ill.

May 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Chess club makes the right moves at central Illinois school

Chess club makes the right moves at central Illinois school

Jonathan Brown, 10, proclaims checkmate while playing Sarah Hicks, 10, during a chess club meeting at the Lutheran School Association in Decatur, Ill.

May 07, 2012 12:00 am
Chess warriors head to state

Chess warriors head to state

HAMMOND | Edison Elementary School's chess teams are headed to the state tournament Saturday after they continued their winning streak by doubling up with first-place finishes in both the Grade 3 and Under and the Grade 6 and Under divisions of the Indiana State Scholastic Chess Team Regiona…

March 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Chess masters head to state

Chess masters head to state

MUNSTER | The Munster Chess Team is preparing for its final competition of the year - the Scholastic Chess of Indiana Team Championships.

March 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Checkmate is their favorite word

Checkmate is their favorite word

HAMMOND | A total of 663 chess players from throughout the state competed recently in five regional tournaments to determine top qualifiers for the state finals.

March 01, 2012 12:00 am
Chess pulls pieces together for Hammond man

Chess pulls pieces together for Hammond man

Ed Blanco recently started a chess club, the ACME Pawn Pushers, that meets at the Hammond Library.

January 31, 2012 5:55 pm
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