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Midwest Collegiate League

Oil City Stadium holds MCL All-Star game, fundraiser

Oil City Stadium holds MCL All-Star game, fundraiser

WHITING | Oil City Stadium held the annual Midwest Collegiate League All-Star game on Wednesday night.

July 09, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Southland rides Chigas to MCL title

Southland rides Chigas to MCL title

HOMEWOOD | Needing a win to force a third and deciding game for the Midwest Collegiate League title, the Northwest Indiana Oilmen needed a dominant pitching performance on Sunday night.

August 04, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Oilmen continue steady growth in second year of existence

Oilmen continue steady growth in second year of existence

Last summer, the upstart Northwest Indiana Oilmen experienced unprecedented success in the organization's first year of existence.

July 20, 2013 5:15 pm Photos

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Oilmen, Vikings have built a big rivalry

Oilmen, Vikings have built a big rivalry

WHITING | As far as rivalries go in the Midwest Collegiate League, it doesn't get much bigger than the Northwest Indiana Oilmen and Southland Vikings.

July 17, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Oilmen pitcher Nasiloski a model of consistency

Oilmen pitcher Nasiloski a model of consistency

WHITING | Throughout this summer, one of the biggest keys to the success of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen have been the bullpen.

July 16, 2013 4:45 pm Photos

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Disastrous seventh inning dooms NWI Oilmen

Disastrous seventh inning dooms NWI Oilmen

WHITING | The top of the seventh inning went from bad to worse to a total disaster for the Northwest Indiana Oilmen on Friday.

July 12, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Former Whiting standout Andrew Lowe gets a second chance

Former Whiting standout Andrew Lowe gets a second chance

During high school, the accolades poured in for Andrew Lowe. The newspaper clippings were abundant, and serve as reminders of a stellar four years at Whiting High School.

July 10, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Region talent heavily represented at MCL All-Star Game

Region talent heavily represented at MCL All-Star Game

WHITING | Scouts from the White Sox, Phillies, Yankees and Rangers watched Tuesday's Midwest Collegiate League All-Star game at Oil City Stadium, and there was certainly no shortage of local talent to be  evaluated.

July 09, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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U.S. Military All-Stars take on Oilmen in special exhibition

U.S. Military All-Stars take on Oilmen in special exhibition

WHITING | Bill Palmer stood on the pitcher's mound at Oil City Stadium with more than 1,000 fans' eyes focused squarely on him.

July 01, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Oilmen to face U.S. Military All-Stars for second consecutive season

WHITING | For Joe Houlihan, patriotism runs in the family. The red, white and blue colors of the United States flag are always close to his heart.

June 30, 2013 6:00 pm
Lowell grad Craig Austgen a jack-of-all-trades for Northwest Indiana Oilmen

Lowell grad Craig Austgen a jack-of-all-trades for Northwest Indiana Oilmen

Throughout his baseball career, Craig Austgen has earned his keep by being a jack-of-all-trades kind of player, a utility man who can be plugged in at almost any position on the baseball field.

June 25, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Wellwerts, Oilmen cruise to win

Wellwerts, Oilmen cruise to win

MICHIGAN CITY | With a five-run lead before he even stepped on the mound, Hanover Central grad Andy Wellwerts could afford a couple mistakes.

June 24, 2013 9:15 pm Photos

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Oilmen pitcher, recent prep grad has fared well against college hitters

FLOSSMOOR | As one of the best pitchers in Indiana during his high school career, recent Bishop Noll grad Danny Pobereyko is getting an advantage in preparation not many other pitchers can say they've experienced.

June 15, 2013 9:40 pm
Andrean grad Kenny Mahala back from minor wrist injury

Andrean grad Kenny Mahala back from minor wrist injury

WHITING | Kenny Mahala spent last summer playing for the now-defunct Illinois Lincolns, keeping his game sharp during the college offseason.

June 15, 2013 9:40 pm
Whiting Oilmen drop home opener to Lexington Snipes

Whiting Oilmen drop home opener to Lexington Snipes

WHITING | As the ace of the Oilmen pitching staff last summer, it's obvious the team is expecting big things from Crown Point grad Josh Negele again this season.

June 05, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Excitement buzzes for NWI Oilmen home opener

Excitement buzzes for NWI Oilmen home opener

Cody Dykema and the rest of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen have a lot to live up to this season due to their success in 2012.

May 29, 2013 6:27 pm

Oilmen come through in ninth inning

WHITING | Bennett Oliver is familiar with the delivery of submarine pitchers as a player for Purdue University, so facing off against Chicago Zephyrs pitcher Kyle Renaud didn't fool the Oilmen No. 3 hitter.

July 15, 2012 8:15 pm
Oilmen get bats going early in win

Oilmen get bats going early in win

FLOSSMOOR | Getting the bats going early has been a problem for the Northwest Indiana Oilmen at some points during this season.

July 07, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Oilmen end homestand on upswing

WHITING | With the Northwest Indiana Oilmen losing eight of their last nine games going into Thursday night, ending the five-game homestand on a positive note was a top priority for Chris Rudenga and the rest of the team.

July 05, 2012 10:00 pm

Late game magic runs out for Oilmen

WHITING | After gunning for their fourth comeback win this season, the magic finally ran out on the Northwest Indiana Oilmen Friday night.

June 22, 2012 10:45 pm
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