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Soccer helps Hammond's Flores overcome bullying

Soccer helps Hammond's Flores overcome bullying

The turning point came at halftime of the Morton game two years ago.

September 14, 2014 9:00 pm Related
Heavy dose of Snorton for Morton in GLAC win over Hammond

Heavy dose of Snorton for Morton in GLAC win over Hammond

HAMMOND | Morton had only lost one conference game in seven-plus years of existence for the Great Lakes Athletic Conference. That came in a home game against Hammond High in 2012 when the Wildcats earned the only GLAC title that did not go to the Governors.

September 12, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Former Hammond lineman a successful engineer

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Former Hammond lineman a successful engineer

The success that Mike Austin had as a football player at Hammond High has carried over into his life.

September 08, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Hammond takes advantage of Bowman's sloppy play

Hammond takes advantage of Bowman's sloppy play

HAMMOND | Trailing by a point in the third quarter, a struggling Hammond offense looked stuck in the mud while facing third down and 17 yards.

September 05, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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Highland hits the "on" switch against Hammond

HIGHLAND | Lightning.

August 30, 2014 11:00 pm

Hammond, Highland delayed until today

HIGHLAND | A matchup of two Week 1 winners will have to wait another 24 hours after officials postponed Highland's game with Hammond because of lightning.

August 29, 2014 9:43 pm
Speedy Echols leads Hammond to the Wildcats opening win

Speedy Echols leads Hammond to the Wildcats opening win

HAMMOND | Midsummer didn't look too good off Calumet Avenue. Hammond's football coach, Eric Schreiber, had left for Clark in the night. His replacement, Roosevelt Moore, was not officially hired until the opening day of practice.

August 28, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Sherer, Wildcats enjoy reunion

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Sherer, Wildcats enjoy reunion

The look on Jim Sherer's face Saturday at Langel's Pizza in Highland was priceless.

August 25, 2014 6:30 pm
Hammond scoots by E.C. Central in season opener

Hammond scoots by E.C. Central in season opener

HAMMOND | The last few years of Hammond football have been dominated by the name Schreiber.

August 22, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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PREP FOOTBALL CAMP NOTES: Munster 'D' looks to be more physical

Leroy Marsh enters his 36th year as head football coach at Munster with one burning question on his mind.

August 16, 2014 7:04 pm
Hammond stays in house in picking Wildcats new football coach

Hammond stays in house in picking Wildcats new football coach

HAMMOND | Bernie Krueger coached football at Hammond High School from 1955 through 1972. Stability was the key in that other era when the Wildcats were winning mythical state championships.

August 04, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Former Hammond greats return for Wildcats Forever Club dinner

Former Hammond greats return for Wildcats Forever Club dinner

HAMMOND | Rich Hudson asked the crowd if they knew who was in the picture on the screen. The older heads nodded in agreement. The younger eyes just looked on, trying to make a guess.

August 02, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: Hammond's Moores hoping to build a bridge of tradition

STEVE HANLON: Hammond's Moores hoping to build a bridge of tradition

Hammond athletic director Larry Moore Sr. had a historic Hoosier Hysteria moment back in the summer of 1974. The standout basketball player made the Indiana All-Star team, but he didn't get a lot of playing time.

July 31, 2014 5:45 pm
STEVE HANLON: Something bigger than all of those games

STEVE HANLON: Something bigger than all of those games

It was December 1999. These shoes were standing inside the Hammond Civic Center taking in The Times Region Roundball Rumble. It was a thrilling game in front of a packed house.

June 19, 2014 6:30 pm

Griffith wins third straight sectional crown

HAMMOND | Griffith is peaking at the right time.

May 30, 2014 8:30 pm

JIM PETERS: An Olympic wrestling mystery, over 80 years later

Decades ago, when Frank Fetters wrestled for what was then Thornton Fractional High School, his uncle John Etienne regaled him with tales of his own days on the mat back in the 1920s and 30s.

March 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Griffith, Bowman to meet in semifinals

HAMMOND | Bad free-throw shooting usually equals postseason losses, but Griffith got away with missing the gimme's down the stretch to hold off Hammond 49-41 Wednesday in the Class 3A Hammond Sectional at the Civic Center.

March 05, 2014 9:00 pm Related

West Side overcomes Hammond in season finale

HAMMOND | Neither West Side nor Hammond wants to limp into the boys basketball postseason, but a sluggish first half of Friday's season finale left both coaches shaking their heads after the game. 

February 28, 2014 9:30 pm

STEVE HANLON: Sorry Kilgore, but miracles smell way better than napalm

HAMMOND | This sports scribbler had a decision to make back on Feb. 22, 1980. It was a teenage decision which meant, unless I listened to my parents, it was likely to be wrong.

February 13, 2014 9:00 pm
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