Some girls basketball teams prefer to ease their way into the postseason.
If you saw the Sunday Special in this section two days ago, you learned how unwise it is to specialize in one sport at the youth and high school levels. As reported by Times sports writer Hillary Smith, the data is pretty clear.
Multiple conversations with high school, college and pro sports certified athletic trainers over the last three weeks has come up with one revelation: no one likes the doctor.
MUNCIE | The Bishop Noll girls volleyball team had no intention of taking the pressure of the region with it when the season started.
From college to club, from high school to elementary players, volleyball has embraced October.
If there's a single prevailing theme through high school sports this spring it has been the weather.
The Times' Jim Peters and Hillary Smith preview the 2013 high school baseball season.
Greg Tagert quickly changed roles, from one of an observer at the Texas Winter League to a manager of one of the teams.
By April, high school sports fans are going to be well-versed in the term "tradition factor."
HAMMOND | In his sixth season at Purdue Calumet, women's basketball coach Tom Megyesi has led teams that have broken school records and reached firsts in program history.
GARY | Brian Kolb's season has been a little indicative of the RailCats' ups and downs this year.
The West Side baseball team played its fourth game of the year on Thursday on the same day that Lake Central played its 15th game of the year.
MUNSTER | Tracie Mezera sighed when asked about Highland's turnovers against Lowell in Wednesday's girls basketball sectional.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Smiling on the edge of the court, the Gary 21st Century girls basketball team beamed like a squad that had won a sectional championship.
When Amy Govert is scouting Crown Point girls basketball games, it doesn't take long for the Merrillville coach to start flashing back to her high school days spent on a court.
MUNSTER | Steve McMichael points to the television as Denver quarterback Tim Tebow throws a pass against the Bears defense.
Last week's announcement of the merging of schedules in the American Association and Can-Am Leagues came with it a bottom paragraph that was supposed to be the bad news pill to join the good news celebration.
In a world of sports, there's always one more thing to be thankful for.
Three Northwest Indiana teams remain in the state football playoffs, and The Times' Jim Peters and Hillary Smith analyze the three games featuring Crown Point, Morton and Wheeler.
As a young reporter, I was assigned to write a story about a rugby team.
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