LSU junior Tori Bliss (Portage) placed second in the shot put Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore., with a throw of 17.48 meters (57 feet, 4 1/2 inches).
Crown Point's Qing Wen advanced to this morning's semifinals of the IHSAA individual singles tournament with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Fishers' Jessica Lorenz.
Lake Central graduate and South Suburban sophomore outfielder Stephen Letz was selected as an NJCAA Division I First Team All-American.
Crown Point's Nicholas Grubnich shot another 3-under-par 69 during the second round of the 114th Indiana Amateur Championship at Purgatory Golf Club on Wednesday to take a three-shot lead heading into the third day of the four-day event.
Purdue Calumet coach Julie Wiejak has secured her 12th commitment for the 2014-15 season in Bloom Township grad Akeelah Muhammad.
The Hammond Chiefs swept the Hammond Hurricanes Black Team (1-5) on Saturday at Riverside Park, 4-1 and 10-0 in six innings.
Dustin DeMuth, a LaPorte graduate and Indiana University third baseman, was taken by the Milwaukee Brewers in the fifth round (146th pick overall) of the Major League Baseball draft Friday.
Kankakee Valley standout Gabrielle Martin has agreed to continue her career with the Purdue Calumet volleyball team next season, the school announced Thursday.
The Cubs are leaving the station that's been their radio home for 90 years.
Valparaiso graduate Kyle Henning and junior-to-be Jared Magoline teamed up at the 2014 Wisconsin State Golf Association Bestball Championship last weekend, turning in a second-place finish in a field of 111 pairings.
Sam Travis homered and drove in two runs; Joey DeNato pitched into the eighth inning, and Indiana held off Stanford 4-2 at the Bloomington regional Saturday.
Andrean linebacker Josh Barajas decommitted from Penn State on Friday in favor of Notre Dame, according to the Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News.
Lance Stephenson and Roy Hibbert of the Pacers have both been fined for flopping in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.
After topping Kansas City 9-0 in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday, the RailCats used a sixth-inning run to force extras in the second game and eventually win 4-3.
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