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When George Mallory climbed Mount Everest in 1924, he was asked why he did it.
If you're a region wrestling fan and you think you've seen a lot of the same faces officiating matches, you're right.
It doesn't matter how many times Mike Sakich attends the Masters, how often he drives down Magnolia Lane.
Before we formally tuck away the 2013-14 boys basketball season and put it to bed with our all-area and 'of the year' honors Sunday, let's take a quick peek at what might be in store for the '14-'15 campaign.
Lake Central trainer Chris Hall treats Tyler Wideman for a cut dinring Saturday's Class 4A boys basketball state champoionship game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS | Over the course of the season, Ryan Fazekas willingly shared the spotlight with his Marquette Catholic teammates, bringing a modest 13.4 points per game scoring average into the Class A state championship.
They come from spots on the map in northern Indiana, a four-county area that includes Lake Station, Chesterton, LaPorte, Nappanee and, of course, Michigan City.
In four years as an assistant baseball coach at Lake Station, Ray Dix made quite an impression.
LAFAYETTE | His line in the box score read 0 for 2 from the field for 0 points with two assists in 17 minutes, 53 seconds.
"I not only use the brains I have, but all the brains I can borrow." -- Woodrow Wilson
It all began for LaPorte's senior class over eight years ago.
Two more Northwest Indiana high school girls basketball coaches have resigned their positions this week.
Decades ago, when Frank Fetters wrestled for what was then Thornton Fractional High School, his uncle John Etienne regaled him with tales of his own days on the mat back in the 1920s and 30s.
VALPARAISO | It's not easy losing 19.4 points per game.
You can't win 'em all if you don't win the first one.
HOBART | It started as a friendly hallway wager between students.
Len Schmidt, Jr., left, accepts two U.S. Steelworker sandwiches from Lincoln Carry Outs owner Buzz Underwood. The men have been making friendly wagers on professional baseball, football and basketball all-star games dating back to 1983, when they were students at Merrillville High School.
Every now and then, one of Keith Davison's sons will pull their dad's heavily-adorned Chesterton letterman's jacket out of the closet, put it on and post pictures of themselves on Twitter.
Prep wrestling in the region has a multitude of family lineages whose roots run deep in the sport.
Senior night is a special occasion for athletes, an opportunity to commemorate their playing careers.
When the email from Indiana High School Athletic Association Assistant Commissioner Robert Faulkens arrived in Jim Wadkins' inbox before last week's sectional, the contents came as a surprise to Calumet's wrestling coach.
It was a typical Sunday for Jordan Collazo, hanging out at home, watching the NBA All-Star Game.
Most of the time, when we write profiles on prep athletes, we can bring you a quick glimpse of them in their sporting realm, the constraints of time and space precluding us from delving deeper.
Morgan Township junior Chase Braden is a three-year starter for the Cherokees. He is averaging 14.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game this season.
Chase Braden sits in front of his basketball locker at Morgan Township High School. Already a three-year varsity starter, the Cherokees junior averages 14.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.
Baseball is a game of numbers and for Shane Prance, age is just another statistic.
With temperatures in single digits and wind chills below zero, simply being outside can be an unpleasant experience.
Wheeler's Ryan Gough does a pull-up Monday in the team practice room. The Bearcats senior won the Greater South Shore Conference title at 152 pounds, become the school's first conference champion in the sport.
Wheeler senior Ryan Gough is 18-1 and won the Greater South Shore Conference title at 152 pounds, the school's first conference championship in the sport.
Wheeler's Ryan Gough does a conditioning drill using ropes Monday at the school. The Bearcats senior became the school's first conference champion in the sport, winning the Greater South Shore Conference tournament at 152 pounds.
With well-stocked cupboards and refrigerators, most of us don't know what real hunger is.
Sophomore Conner TenHove has been a force in the paint for Valparaiso. The 6-foot-7 center averages 10.9 points and 6.3 rebunds per game, while shooting 57 percent from the field.
Conner TenHove has made a big impact for Valparaiso as a sophomore, averaging 10.9 points and 6.3 rebounds per game while shooting at a 57 percent clip.
Sophomore Conner TenHove is averaging 10.9 points and 6.3 rebunds per game for Valparaiso. He leads the team in shooting accuracy at 57 percent.
It's mid-January. If you're not a hard-core workout warrior, chances are the buzz of your New Year's resolution to get in better shape is already waning.
Former Portage football and baseball standout Nick Wayne and his wife Ava have opened Hybrid Athletics and Fitness in Portage.
Former Portage High School football and baseball standout Nick Wayne and his wife Ava have opened Hybrid Athletics and Fitness in Portage.
Talk about your short work weeks.
Portage senior Jacob Bearss increased his scoring from 4.4 points per game to 7.5 with a breakout performance at the Bob Wettig tournament, where the Indians won three of four games.
Jacob Bearss helped Portage finish 3-1 at the Bob Wetting tournament in Richmond with 51 points in four games, including a career-high 21 against Greenfield-Central.
Portage senior Jacob Bearss had an offensive breakout at the Bob Wettig tournament, scoring 51 points in four games after having scored 31 over the Indians' first seven games.
When Tom Wells took the LaPorte boys basketball coaching job in 2002, it figured to be a career-defining move.
HAMMOND |When Matt Crawford took over at Kouts, he knew what he was getting into.
The Times sports department will publish its lists for stories of the year Sunday before the calendar turns.
Cool is the new rule with LaPorte girls basketball.
We're not too far into the boys basketball season and some of the conference races haven't even tipped off, but there have been enough games played already to glean a few observations on what's happened and what might happen as we march through winter.
Hebron's Jordan Giacomin is 11-1 this season. The sophomore 113-pounder's only loss came when he wrestled up a weight at 120.
Hebron sophomore Jordan Giacomin is 11-1 this season. His only loss came when the 113-pounder wrestled up a weight at 120.
Most of us know Marvin Rea as the boys basketball coach at Bowman Academy, sometimes forgetting that he wears another hat, that of athletic director.
Cody Nelson, left, and Jake Bekelya have sparked Kouts' 4-0 start, averaging a combined 35.5 points per game.
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