Marine Cpl. Eddie Vanek returned to his Schererville in time to join his family and make a memorable Mother's Day for his mom, Cyndi.
Students and supporters look on as a Valparaiso High School band plays at the start of a fall sports rally at Valparaiso's Central Park Plaza in October. The city plans to expand the popular downtown park.
HAMMOND | Join friends and classmates for the annual Bishop Noll Institute Tailgate Party from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday in the BNI field house, 1519 Hoffman St., Hammond, immediately after the Homecoming football game vs. Wheeler. Come cheer on the Warriors and watch the Homecoming Queen an…
Students and supporters look on as the Valparaiso High School band plays at the start of a fall sports rally Thursday night at Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso.
Members of the Valparaiso High School Vikettes, including senior Cheyenne Garpow, 17, lead a cheer during a rally for fall sports teams at Central Park Plaza. Residents were invited to attend the event before the Vikings homecoming game against Merrillville. Such events help build a sense of…
VALPARAISO | As is tradition on football fields all across the Midwest, on Friday night, the Valparaiso High School’s homecoming court will stroll onto the green, freshly played field during half time to be congratulated on their nominations. This year, each homecoming queen nominee will rec…
Valparaiso High School 2013 Homecoming Queen nominees, from left, Greer Brown, 17, Kathy Minko, 17, Angela Darrol, 19, Maria Yallourakis, 17, Kelli Keough, 17 and Alexandra Shideler, 17.
CROWN POINT | Some Crown Point High School parents and students have expressed discontent about the cancellation of the homecoming dance Oct. 4 through social media.
HOBART | The Hobart High School Alumni Association will hold its Brickie Fest Homecoming Picnic from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 at Deep River County Park, 9410 Old Lincoln Highway.
Eric Egolf, of Chesterton, watches the Chesterton High School Homecoming Parade on Friday with his grandson Kobe Donaldson, 2, along Broadway near Calumet Avenue.
Members of the Chesterton High School football team ride on a truck with cheerleaders along Calumet near Broadway on Friday during the Homecoming Parade. Chesterton faced LaPorte in their homecoming football game Friday night. More coverage is in Prep Football Extra inside.
Members of the Chesterton High School marching band walk along Calumet Avenue near Broadway on Friday during the homecoming parade. Chesterton faced LaPorte in the school's homecoming football game.
CHESTERTON | Any local community groups and organizations interested in participating in the annual Chesterton High School Homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. should contact the CHS Assistant Principal’s Office by calling 983-3730 Ext. 7108 or emailing Robert Blumenthal at robert…
The new Crown Point Community Library opened in October.
Crete-Monee's Marvie Keith tries to go between Bloom Township defenders Zerrel Jackson, right, and Jared Johnson at the McDipper. Keith will play for the boys all-star team against a team of current and former NFL stars in today's McLegends game.
BURNHAM | Dion Sellers is only 19, yet he’s a member of the U.S. Army who can say he has served in combat zones in Afghanistan.
Taylor McCorkel, a freshman at Chesterton High School, paints one of the playhouse floats in last year's Homecoming Parade. Each class had a playhouse to paint. It then was auctioned off for specific charities after the parade. The school's building trades class built the playhouses.
Wheeler High School held its homecoming parade in October before a football game. The parade began at Union Center Elementary School and proceeded to the high school.
Mount Carmel's Richard Fordon, left, takes down a Brother Rice defender in an October game. The Caravan will face Glenbrook South at 2 p.m. today at Soldier Field.
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