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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, 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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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

Former RailCat Mike Coles helping coach Oilmen

Hammond grad Mike Coles is getting his first taste of helping coach college baseball close to home.

June 12, 2013 8:30 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 clinch championship berth

LISLE | All season long, the Northwest Indiana Oilmen have found a way to capitalize on opponents mistakes, and more often than not, recover from their own miscues.

August 01, 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
Northwest Indiana Oilmen Announce Ron Kittle’s Baseball Camp

Northwest Indiana Oilmen Announce Ron Kittle’s Baseball Camp

WHITING | The Northwest Indiana Oilmen will host their first annual youth baseball camp on June 27th. Hosted by former White Sox slugger Ron Kittle, campers will learn the fundamentals of baseball first hand from Kittle, as well as members of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen.

June 22, 2012 5:12 pm
NWI Oilmen Hire New General Manager

NWI Oilmen Hire New General Manager

WHITING | The Northwest Indiana Oilmen Club President Don Popravak announced today that Jim Taipalus (pronounced Ty-Pull-Us) General Manager for the Martinsville Virginia Mustangs of the Coastal Plain League and native of Hillsdale Michigan has been hired as the team General Manager. He will…

March 12, 2012 11:37 am
Oilmen hire Justin Huisman to Skipper Club

Oilmen hire Justin Huisman to Skipper Club

WHITING | The Northwest Indiana Oilmen of the Midwest Collegiate League announced that former Kansas City Royals Pitcher and Purdue Calumet alumni Justin Huisman will be their first Manager of the new collegiate summer league club. Huisman will be given the task of assembling the first-ever …

March 07, 2012 3:15 pm
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