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STEVE HANLON: You don't have to be from suburbs to be an all-star

STEVE HANLON: You don't have to be from suburbs to be an all-star

Kristen Alamillo played softball at Gavit this past spring. Which means one thing. You've never heard of her before.

July 11, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: Officially, this is not just a black and white issue

STEVE HANLON: Officially, this is not just a black and white issue

I've heard it. You've heard it. We've all heard it for many generations.

July 10, 2014 5:45 pm

STEVE HANLON: Things that need to get blowed up real good

So how was the parade? The picnic? The potato-e salad? (Just like Dan Quayle, I'm from Indiana, too!)

July 04, 2014 5:45 pm
STEVE HANLON: West Side's boys track team is going to church

STEVE HANLON: West Side's boys track team is going to church

In a time where much of the news coming out of Gary isn't cheery, a group of young men at West Side High School did something remarkable. It was off the charts great.

July 03, 2014 5:45 pm
STEVE HANLON: Flick Award goes to the perfect winner

STEVE HANLON: Flick Award goes to the perfect winner

Josh Borst wasn't born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Everything he got in life came with great effort after jumping hurdles in his way. Yet, every time the Calumet senior had a challenge, he also had a success story to tell soon after.

June 27, 2014 5:45 pm

STEVE HANLON: The best and worst of the 2013-14 school year

It's been written that life is a vapor. Boy, it sure seems that way. It seemed like yesterday we were putting out our football tab last August. Now, we're planning the next one.

June 26, 2014 6:30 pm
STEVE HANLON: 'The Bench Mob' is Andrean's MVP

STEVE HANLON: 'The Bench Mob' is Andrean's MVP

A 6-1 spanking by Munster late in the baseball season might've been what propelled Andrean into today's Class 3A state championship game in Indianapolis.

June 20, 2014 6:30 pm
STEVE HANLON: Something bigger than all of those games

STEVE HANLON: Something bigger than all of those games

It was December 1999. These shoes were standing inside the Hammond Civic Center taking in The Times Region Roundball Rumble. It was a thrilling game in front of a packed house.

June 19, 2014 6:30 pm

Attendance at wedding said a lot about dedication

I would like to thank Steve Hanlon for his column "What's Going on Down by the River."

June 15, 2014 12:00 am
STEVE HANLON: What it means to don the threads

STEVE HANLON: What it means to don the threads

COLUMBUS | The gym was thinning out Wednesday night at Columbus North. A talented Indiana All-Star team just finished a sweep of the Junior All-Stars.

June 13, 2014 6:30 pm
STEVE HANLON: The kid in the candy store

STEVE HANLON: The kid in the candy store

COLUMBUS | The legends lined up on the bleachers for a photograph, the younger ones wearing the historic white jersey with the coveted blue letters that read what they have since 1940.

June 12, 2014 7:30 pm
STEVE HANLON: It doesn't get much better than this

STEVE HANLON: It doesn't get much better than this

BLOOMINGTON | Brad Lambert had to have a little chat with his daughter, Brooke, this week. At first it will seem like a story that Hallmark would never – ever – do a card on.

June 06, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: What's going on down by the River?

STEVE HANLON: What's going on down by the River?

Just when you think you can't take any more nonsense, you hear a knock on your door. Thud. Thud.

June 05, 2014 7:30 pm
STEVE HANLON: It is time for some summer fun

STEVE HANLON: It is time for some summer fun

This is a breathless time of year for high school sports. Championships of all kinds are being decided around Indiana in several spring sports.

May 30, 2014 7:30 pm

STEVE HANLON: It ain't like it used to be

When Mike Hackett started his career as a teacher and boys basketball coach 20-plus years ago, the landscape of Hoosier Hysteria was much different. It was like an old movie with Gene Hackman.

May 29, 2014 7:30 pm
STEVE HANLON: The real Rocky of Ridge Road

STEVE HANLON: The real Rocky of Ridge Road

Calumet High School has been on double-secret academic probation, judged on a scale put together by Tony Bennett, Indiana's former czar of public education. We all know where that led.

May 22, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: Notes on the little guys of track, etc.

Michael Leyendecker nervously waited in the press box Thursday night. The final results of the Crown Point Sectional in boys track and field were being compiled.

May 22, 2014 5:00 pm

STEVE HANLON: The gift that just keeps on giving

Just when you thought it was fixed, a tire goes flat and the muffler falls off. Again. And then someone steals the fuzzy dice hanging from the rear-view mirror.

May 16, 2014 5:00 pm
STEVE HANLON: The Larry Bird of city softball

STEVE HANLON: The Larry Bird of city softball

HAMMOND | It doesn't happen like this at other places, where high school softball is a much bigger deal. Towns where names and games are always in the newspaper.

May 15, 2014 5:00 pm
STEVE HANLON: There is an 'A' in Munster, plenty of 'em

STEVE HANLON: There is an 'A' in Munster, plenty of 'em

You hear about star athletes flunking off teams time and time again. Or you hear rumors of a star athlete getting a grade "changed" in order to keep him or her eligible, which is a crime.

May 09, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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