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LAPORTE | It’s been awhile since any team besides Chesterton has won the Duneland Athletic Conference boys swimming and diving championship.
UNION TWP. | Another year, another victory lap.
PORTAGE | The first quarter set the tone for the entire night when Portage hosted Valparaiso on Friday.
VALPARAISO | For three quarters, Michigan City hung with Times No. 5 Valpo shot for shot on Friday night.
LAPORTE | The LaPorte Boys Swim Invitational serves as a good measuring stick each year for coaches to gauge their teams.
LAPORTE | After his team trounced LaPorte 92-68 Friday night, Merrillville coach T.J. Lux lauded his team’s speed and athleticism.
LAPORTE | The swimming season can at times become a grind. Teams practice twice a day throughout the week, with breaks becoming more and more rare as the winter goes on.
EAST CHICAGO | Morton coach Roy Richards told his players all week leading up to their sectional semifinal matchup with Times No. 9 E.C. Central that experience would be a key factor.
WHITING | Whiting head coach Jeff Cain could chuckle a little bit about his team getting “smacked in the face” in the first quarter of the sectional opener against South Central on Friday night.
MICHIGAN CITY | After a rough start to the season, Times No. 7 Crown Point is right were it wants to be heading into sectionals -- playing hot and riding momentum.
GARY | On paper, maybe there were not a lot of people expecting the Boone Grove-Roosevelt game to be a riveting double overtime thriller.
LAPORTE | Two Duneland teams that are having very different seasons faced off in LaPorte on Friday night.
UNION TWP. | Wheeler football has been known to plow through the Greater South Shore Conference competition in recent years, putting up big numbers en route to undefeated seasons.
EAST CHICAGO | What looked like a competitive game for the first two quarters turned ugly during the second half Friday night at East Chicago Central.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Morgan Township looked to be in some trouble during the first inning of its Class A Washington Township Sectional semifinal game against LaCrosse on Thursday.
UNION TWP. | At times this season Wheeler has struggled out of the gate, only to regroup and finish strong.
UNION TOWNSHIP | Two Greater South Shore Conference champion teams celebrated with an impromptu post-meet dip in the Wheeler High School pool Saturday afternoon.
UNION TWP. | It was another fitting chapter in what has become a spirited rivalry during the past several years.
GARY | Bring on the 59ers.
HAMMOND | It was another Friday night, and another lopsided win for Wheeler.
UNION TWP. | In the first full game without injured starting quarterback Nick Naspinski, Times No. 3 Wheeler shifted its offensive focus.
UNION TWP. | The biggest loss Wheeler football has suffered in quite some time occurred just three plays into the Bearcats' opening drive Friday night against River Forest.
VALPARAISO | Boone Grove continued its quest for win No. 1 in the inaugural season of its football program Saturday night.
LAPORTE | Lake Central and LaPorte appeared to be headed in different directions when they met on Friday night.
MOROCCO | It was a different Friday night, but the same result for the Wheeler Bearcats.
UNION TWP. | By land, or by air, Wheeler's offense has been humming right along this season.
UNION TWP. | It was more of the same for the Wheeler Bearcats when they hosted Kankakee Valley on Friday night.
UNION TOWNSHIP | Wheeler showcased an explosive offense during the past two seasons, blowing out opponents and breaking records behind the play of quarterback Sam O'Shea.
UNION TWP. | At the beginning of the regular season, Hanover Central outfielder Tiffany Gibson admitted it was difficult to envision a softball sectional championship for the Wildcats.
UNION TWP. | The defending 2A state champions were not going to go down without a fight.
WASHINGTON TWP. | With conference tournaments and postseason track and field meets on the horizon, sometimes it's nice to let loose and have a little fun.
BOURBON | Triton did not play its best basketball in the Class A sectional semifinal against South Central on Friday night. The Trojans squeaked out a 46-39 win, but, apparently, were also motivated to prove their capabilities.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso University women's basketball team was not certain of its plans for Monday night.
UNION TWP. | Hanover Central boys hoops coach Rod Bollenbacher knows about Bishop Noll. He knows the Warriors are 21-0 and he knows how good they are ranked among the top 20 in the state.
MORGAN TWP. | On a night when Brandon Grubl was honored as Morgan Twp.'s seventh 1,000-point scorer, his passing ability might have been his best asset.
HEBRON | A conference showdown between Hebron and South Central had a little extra spice added to it Friday night.
PORTAGE | The rematch between Portage and Michigan City Thursday night was reminiscent of the first game, which the Wolves won in overtime.
VALPARAISO | It might not have been an offensive showcase, but defense and timely scoring runs were enough to give the Valparaiso women's basketball team its first back-to-back wins since November of 2009.
MORGAN TWP. | The showdown between Morgan Twp. and Wheeler on Friday night was as good as advertised.
LAPORTE| As the regular season enters the homestretch, Valparaiso's momentum has been building.
PORTAGE | Two teams desperate for a win squared off in Duneland Athletic Conference action Friday night.
UNION MILLS | It has been a long time coming for LaCrosse.
CHESTERTON | Bowman Academy was looking for a signature win to add to its resume this season.
LAPORTE | Valparaiso has seen its fair share of close games during Duneland Athletic Conference play. In the last week, the Vikings beat Portage by a point and lost to Crown Point by two.
VALPARAISO | Depending on which side you were on Friday night, the Portage-Valparaiso girls basketball game was either a down-to-the-wire thriller, or a heart-breaker.
PORTAGE | Portage head coach Chris Seibert sees the talent on his team and said he knows the wins will come.
VALPARAISO | It might be early, and his team might be young, but Valparaiso University coach Keith Freeman is encouraged by what he has seen from the Crusaders in exhibition play.
HAMMOND | It might have been the first round of the postseason, but it could not be considered much more than a tune-up game for Wheeler on Friday night against Bishop Noll.
UNION TWP. | Wheeler continued to display its dominance in the Greater South Shore Conference on Friday with yet another blowout win.
UNION TWP. | Wheeler running back Jake Hidalgo had the type of game on Friday night most players dream about.
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