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JIM PETERS: Valpo's Crossin thriving at IMG Academy

JIM PETERS: Valpo's Crossin thriving at IMG Academy

Around Thanksgiving last year, when Brad Crossin received an email about his son Brody from IMG Academy defensive coordinator Joe Sturdivant, the private school in Bradenton, Fla., had just finished its first season of prep football.

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Valpo, C.P. open sectional play with sweeps

Valpo, C.P. open sectional play with sweeps

LAPORTE | Two solid programs built for the future proved Tuesday night they are playing for now.

October 21, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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L.C. finishes perfect DAC season with rout of Valpo

L.C. finishes perfect DAC season with rout of Valpo

VALPARAISO | An ugly first half didn't prevent Times No. 3 Lake Central from finishing off a beautiful Duneland Athletic Conference season.

October 17, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Region's prep hockey players show boundless passion, dedication

Region's prep hockey players show boundless passion, dedication

DYER | On a cold fall night, a Blackhawks game plays on several flat-screen TVs, the concession stand pumps out orders and gigantic equipment bags litter the floors of the Midwest Training and Ice Center in Dyer, packed with young hockey players.

October 16, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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JIM PETERS: Breast cancer awareness is personal to Valpo girls cross country team

JIM PETERS: Breast cancer awareness is personal to Valpo girls cross country team

Less than a decade ago, Ann Nellessen was diagnosed with breast cancer.

October 16, 2014 6:45 pm
Valpo kick and punt return threat Crook puts the 'special' in special teams

Valpo kick and punt return threat Crook puts the 'special' in special teams

Valparaiso was struggling to move the ball, as it has been prone to do this season, last Friday against Portage when Bryce Crook settled back to receive a punt late in the first quarter.

October 16, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Vikings win DAC volleyball title

Vikings win DAC volleyball title

ST. JOHN | Valparaiso decided that the bridesmaid's dress stopped looking good in green.

October 14, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Valpo girls soccer ends Chesterton’s season in sectional final for 2nd straight year

HOBART | In 28 seconds, the gamut of emotions turned 180 degrees early in the Class 2A Hobart Sectional final on Saturday afternoon.

October 11, 2014 6:00 pm
Valparaiso girls, LaPorte boys reclaim titles at Chesterton cross country sectional

Valparaiso girls, LaPorte boys reclaim titles at Chesterton cross country sectional

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | First the Duneland Athletic Conference meet, now the sectional.

October 11, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

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Vikings answer the challenge against Portage

Vikings answer the challenge against Portage

VALPARAISO | Although records typically get thrown out the window when Valparaiso and Portage meet on the football field, the standing of both Duneland Athletic Conference rivals couldn’t be ignored heading into Friday night.

October 10, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Hat tricks lead to Valpo-Chesterton rematch for sectional title

Hat tricks lead to Valpo-Chesterton rematch for sectional title

HOBART | Ever since last October, Chesterton’s girls soccer team has wanted to get another chance at Valparaiso. And after Thursday’s results in the semifinals of the Class 2A Hobart Sectional, it will happen Saturday.

October 09, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Andrean's Barajas faces challenges of new national media attention

Andrean's Barajas faces challenges of new national media attention

MERRILLVILLE | It is something most every high school athlete covets, strives for: to attain a level of excellence where their talents and personalities are noticed by all.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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JIM PETERS: During difficult season, Valpo still winning off the field

With one win in seven games, there hasn't been very much to smile about on the football field this season at Valparaiso.

October 09, 2014 6:45 pm
Defense helps dominate as Valpo beats LaPorte in DAC volleyball play

Defense helps dominate as Valpo beats LaPorte in DAC volleyball play

LAPORTE | Behind a forest of 6-foot blockers, it's easy for the Valparaiso defense to get lost.

October 07, 2014 9:00 pm
Valparaiso girls volleyball wears “Cornrows for Dave”

Valparaiso girls volleyball wears “Cornrows for Dave”

VALPARAISO | The words, when spoken fast enough, sound like they could be from the latest radio pop song.

October 06, 2014 6:30 pm Related
Lake Central finishes seventh at girls golf state finals

Lake Central finishes seventh at girls golf state finals

CARMEL | Lake Central’s stellar girls golf season ended with its best- ever finish at the state finals.

October 04, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Valparaiso sweeps DAC cross country meets; boys win tie-breaker for fifth title in a row

Valparaiso sweeps DAC cross country meets; boys win tie-breaker for fifth title in a row

LIBERTY TWP. | "Every Viking Counts" has been a theme for the Valparaiso boys cross country team this season, and they applied it at Saturday's Duneland Athletic Conference Championship at a chilly Sunset Hill Farm County Park.

October 04, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Chesterton boys win first tennis sectional title in 45 years

MICHIGAN CITY | Four matches were done with Chesterton and Valparaiso each winning two.

October 04, 2014 8:30 pm

Munster boys soccer rolls past Valpo in regular-season finale

MUNSTER | Munster junior forward Brett Kaufmann lost his father, Matt, to cancer on Jul. 11.

October 04, 2014 8:00 pm
Pirates punish punch-less Vikings

Pirates punish punch-less Vikings

MERRILLVILLE | An electrifying first quarter was all Merrillville needed Friday night at Demaree Stadium to dominate Valparaiso.

October 03, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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