Rich Sobilo is known for hockey, both as a coach and player. Things are about to change. The Whiting resident was named Bishop Noll's new softball coach Thursday night.
HAMMOND | Brittany Anderson's older sister, Kaylyn, is still deciding where she'll go to college after she graduates in the spring.
On Saturday, Alexis Holloway became the second pitcher at Crown Point to verbally commit to a Division I college as a ninth grader.
UNION TWP. | Dealing with opposing hitters was a breeze compared to the pressure Nickole Finch felt when she pitched in front of college coaches last season.
CROWN POINT | Miranda Elish is one of Indiana's top softball players. Not bad for a freshman who went 17-1 for the Crown Point Bulldogs.
CROWN POINT | Six area softball players will partake in today's ICGSA North-South All-Star game for softball. Over 40 of Indiana's top players will be there.
When Keith Hauber was a lad, he spent a lot of time on the softball diamonds with his father, Richard. First, Keith was a bat boy. Then, he kept score at the fields in Michigan City.
Amidst the celebratory hugs, shouts and tears after the Class 4A softball state championship win, Portage pitcher Kiley Jones received a heartfelt phone call from her aunt.
It was the glory days of Portage High School softball, an 11-year stretch in which the Indians won seven sectionals, five regionals, two semistates and one state title.
When Kayla Bishton was 13, she played town ball softball. No bells and whistles. No neon.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lauren Murray's fourth-inning double over the left fielder's head was the sole hit the Indians generated against Franklin Central's Gabby Snyder in Saturday's Class 4A state championship at Ben Davis High School, but it produced both runs in a 2-0 victory.
INDIANAPOLIS | In her first varsity game as a freshman, Kiley Jones dropped a popup.
INDIANAPOLIS | If the Class 4A state championship was the cake, then the mental attitude award was a second layer of icing.
INDIANAPOLIS | It was January. It was cold outside. It was even frostier inside the home of Portage's Lauren Murray. Deep pain and doubts about the future were one thing.
PORTAGE | In looking at the 2013 state softball media package, there is something different, trending among the eight programs that will fight for state championships today.
When Haley Hodges popped her first career home run in her first varsity game as a Portage freshman, her dad Jay was on a golf course.
Celebrate Portage's trip to the Class 4A state softball title game with Times exclusive ballcards
PORTAGE | When Portage plays Franklin Central Saturday for the Class 4A state softball championship, Indians fans might be pulling for Alexis Johnson to strike out.
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