Coach Jimmy Augustyn remembers it as "pretty gruesome."
WINAMAC | There's no question that the Whiting Oilers are a very good football team.
AJ Veloz considers himself a classic small-town kid. A young man who everyone knows in his community of Whiting. He loves his role in life.
Whiting quarterback AJ Veloz takes his Oilers into undefeated Winamac on Friday in the Class A Sectional 41 semifinal. The senior has thrown for over 5,000 yards and 45 touchdowns in his career.
WHITING | Whiting coach Jeff Cain has said it all year -- if the Oilers are going to have a chance to win a sectional, they are going to have to learn to string together four quarters of good football.
Gavit's Amber Earl attempts to hit during a game against Whiting last season. Earl, a multi-position athlete, has traded in her kills for more assists this season.
Lake Station junior running back Kyle Gooch jumps over a defender in the regular season. Gooch and his Eagles travel to third-ranked Winamac for Friday's Class A sectional opener.
LAKE STATION | Whiting quarterback AJ Veloz returned to action Friday night -- a week after a helmet-to-helmet hit forced him to sit out the second half of the Oilers' first and only loss of the regular season.
Whiting junior Ethan Young bulls by the Lake Station defense during Friday night football at Lake Station High School.
Lake Station running back Kyle Gooch avoids a tackle during Friday night's game at Lake Station High School.
Whiting senior AJ Veloz runs the ball on a quarterback sneak during a Friday night football game at Lake Station High School.
Lake Station senior Mylano Quinones runs the ball up field at the Friday night football game at Lake Station High School.
Whiting quarterback AJ Veloz throws the ball down field during the Friday night football game at Lake Station High School.
Lake Station junior Kyle Gooch jumps over a defender Friday night during a football game at Lake Station High School.
Whiting junior Ethan Young tries to break a tackle during Friday night's football game at Lake Station.
The Wheeler volleyball team would be the defending Class 2A sectional champs had the school not jumped up an IHSAA classification. The Bearcats open Class 3A with a match against host Knox in the sectional.
NEW CHICAGO | River Forest upset Whiting 30-20 Friday after the Oilers lost quarterback AJ Veloz at halftime and gave up five turnovers.
WHITING | Whiting's offensive firepower can result in touchdowns in a hurry. Blink, and you may miss a score.
WHITING | Handing out uniform numbers to freshmen is like the yard-sale director handing out leftover stained, knit potholders after a 12-hour, mad-rush day.
WHITING | It was a regular, ol' night for football at the "Little City on the Lake" on Friday night, as the trains were trucking by with their loud horns and the fans, as usual, were just as loud.
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