HAMMOND | The cross country finish line at Saturday’s Gavit Invitational had the look of a jailbreak, and not simply because the winning team’s vertical striped uniforms had a prison-motif sort of look.
WHITING | None of the kids in today's generation were born when Hulk Hogan ruled the pro wrestling ring in the 1980s.
Mark Barnhizer was a lad when this story was first told. The native of Lapel, after one year of hoops at Purdue, was down in Auburn with his sneakers on. In walked in Indiana transfer Rich Valavicius, a Hammond High grad.
Mark Barnhizer has been hired as Gavit's new athletic director. And the 2003 Indiana All-Star coach will also take over the Gladiators boys basketball program.
Former Clark and Calumet football coach Nick Voris jokes that he has the perfect way to keep in shape.
Kristen Alamillo played softball at Gavit this past spring. Which means one thing. You've never heard of her before.
HAMMOND | When Rich Blastic walks into a store or sees someone carrying drinks from a restaurant, a sense of pride comes over him.
GRIFFITH | After receiving a scare in its 1-0 sectional-opening win against Clark, Griffith worked on just one thing -- offense.
HAMMOND | Zach Schreiber feels a little bit like David on an ancient battlefield.
Gavit is looking to fill its boys basketball coaching position and its athletic director's post.
GARY | One word summarized Ethan Hancock’s day before his final at-bat: frustrating.
It wasn't a spring break, but it was an eventful weekend getaway for Kaplan College president Johnny Craig.
HAMMOND | Bowman Academy has speed, athleticism and quickness that can't be duplicated.
GRIFFITH | One glaring statistic stands out in Wednesday’s Class 3A Griffith Sectional first-round game between Gavit and Lew Wallace.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. heard Saturday that the Class 3A Hammond boys basketball sectional had been moved from the Civic Center to Clark High School.
HAMMOND | The Class 3A Hammond boys basketball sectional has been moved from the Hammond Civic Center to Clark High School, the IHSAA has confirmed, but the state association has not said why.
It’s always been a challenge for Hammond High to field a swimming team that can compete with suburban powers, but that hasn’t deterred longtime coach Sue Mathewson.
Last year: 12-11, 3-3 (GLAC)
HAMMOND | Highland drubbed Gavit 55-6 in the sectional opener and exploded on offense in the second half after initially struggling to get its running game going.
When Amber Earl was a freshman, her Gavit girls volleyball team needed a hitter. She had played middle hitter, at some point, in middle school, but her answer was: "Whatever you need, Coach."
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