High School Baseball
HOBART | Typically a team's No. 1 or No. 2 hitter is the speediest player on a baseball team, but Hobart catcher Nick Bokun would beg to differ.
GARY | Hammond Academy's Cody Glass tossed curveball after curveball, proving he was in an excellent rhythm as he sent Calumet's hitters back to the dugout wondering what hit them.
WHITING | There are many Americans who enjoy having the day off on Memorial Day, and that includes the Bishop Noll baseball team.
Mike Pignatiello admitted that batting in the cleanup spot can be a little weird at times, but the Beecher senior being shuffled into a big RBI spot has paid its dividends for the Bobcats in the 2013 postseason.
PORTAGE | It was out-of-hand early.
CROWN POINT | Every time Valparaiso punched, Times No. 2 Crown Point punched back one run harder.
MUNSTER | Munster coach Bob Shinkan made a huge statement on Tuesday night regarding starting pitcher Mike Poulos.
ST. JOHN | Ever have one of those days when nothing went right for you?
PORTAGE | Fresh off a heartbreaking loss to Chesterton on Thursday afternoon, Lake Central coach Jeff Sandor decided to shake up his lineup.
ST. JOHN | Chesterton manager Jack Campbell joked that he knew it would be a good idea to put Michael Griffin in the nine-hole.
GARY | Paco Jordan allowed 10 runs to the opponent, so it was fitting that he was up with a chance to drive in his team’s 11th.
GARY | Chris Lauderback's great grandmother died last Thursday.
GARY | Neither rain, nor cold, nor a long delay could stop Hammond Academy.
CHESTERTON | Portage senior Ty Kniola didn’t need much more than sunshine and a cool breeze to relax before his team’s first Duneland Athletic Conference baseball game.
HOBART | The Brickies have a running joke about pitcher CJ Komosa.
MUNSTER | Staring down a week that included games against three of the top teams in the area, Munster softball coach Beth Thornburg just wanted her team to play with a little confidence.
HAMMOND | In a classic pitcher's duel Tuesday between Times No. 3 Crown Point and No. 5 Bishop Noll, something eventually had to give.
NEW YORK | At 5-foot-11, Kyle Kraus didn't expect to be a high pick in the Major League Baseball draft after going 7-6 with a 2.03 ERA as a senior at the University of Portland.
HEBRON | Chesterton coach LouAnn Hopson was pleased with the adjustments the Trojans were making at the plate, even though it took six innings for her offense to get going against Hebron pitcher Mollie Lindeman on Friday.
VALPARAISO | As soon as Devin Bafia surrendered two first-inning runs to Hanover Central on Tuesday afternoon, the Valparaiso junior wanted to get back on the mound as quickly as possible.
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