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Northwest Indiana Junior Golf Association still going strong

Northwest Indiana Junior Golf Association still going strong

Greg Olson started as a tournament director for the Northwest Indiana Junior Golf Association in the first season of the tour in 2002.

July 23, 2014 4:30 pm
Ninth hole at Turkey Creek uprooted due to Enbridge project

Ninth hole at Turkey Creek uprooted due to Enbridge project

Remember the project that was approved last year for Enbridge Energy Partners to replace a 44-year-old pipeline over 60 miles between Lake, Porter, LaPorte and St. Joseph counties?

July 16, 2014 6:00 pm
VALPARAISO TRIATHLON NOTEBOOK: Age just a number at triathlon

VALPARAISO TRIATHLON NOTEBOOK: Age just a number at triathlon

VALPARAISO | With 168 years combined on Earth, Bill Pauley and Robert McKeague might have been the most experienced duo competing in Saturday’s Valparaiso Triathlon at Rogers-Lakewood Park.

July 12, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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VALPARAISO TRIATHLON: Bailey, Wickard add to their multiple wins in Valparaiso Triathlon

VALPARAISO TRIATHLON: Bailey, Wickard add to their multiple wins in Valparaiso Triathlon

VALPARAISO | It was more of the same for a pair of triathletes on a rainy Saturday morning at Rogers-Lakewood Park.

July 12, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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REGION GOLF NOTES: Footgolf gaining more than just a toe hold

REGION GOLF NOTES: Footgolf gaining more than just a toe hold

What do you get when you cross football and golf?

July 08, 2014 6:36 pm Photos

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K.V.’s Cavinder gets two hits for North in all-star doubleheader

K.V.’s Cavinder gets two hits for North in all-star doubleheader

CARMEL | A weaker kid wouldn’t have lasted four years. But Morgan Cavinder isn’t a weak kid.

June 28, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Lowell's Iussig named ICGSA Coach of the Year

Lowell's Iussig named ICGSA Coach of the Year

CARMEL | In between the two games Saturday at the ICGSA North-South All-Star Games, state awards were announced, and a Northwest Indiana person earned one of them for the first time in seven years.

June 28, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Crown Point's Elish is the Times Softball Player of the Year

Crown Point's Elish is the Times Softball Player of the Year

As the 2014 high school softball season began in March, one thing still haunted Crown Point pitcher Miranda Elish: The last game of last season.

June 27, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Noll's Sobilo is The Times Softball Coach of the Year

Noll's Sobilo is The Times Softball Coach of the Year

He may have been only a first-year head coach, but Richard Sobilo knew plenty about Bishop Noll softball, thanks to his daughter, Elena, being a player on the team.

June 27, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Alice Veenstra follows own advice to shoot 300, win first Classic title

Alice Veenstra follows own advice to shoot 300, win first Classic title

HAMMOND | For the last three years, Alice Veenstra has helped coach the Calumet College women’s bowling team.

June 08, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Huntington North sends Crown Point girls home with first loss

WEST LAFAYETTE | Even in the top of the seventh inning of a game in which Crown Point had not scored a run against Huntington North, hope was not lost.

June 07, 2014 6:00 pm
Crown Point wins third straight sectional title in dominating fashion

Crown Point wins third straight sectional title in dominating fashion

ST. JOHN | In Friday’s Lake Central Sectional at Palmira Golf Course, Crown Point’s fifth golfer, Ken Decker, shot a nice 82.

June 06, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Less home runs is better for Hanover in this trip to semistate

Less home runs is better for Hanover in this trip to semistate

CEDAR LAKE | Hanover Central coach Larry McMillen could be considered softball’s version of Yoda with as long as he’s been involved in the sport.

June 06, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Sosbe hopes to finish Portage throwing career in style at state meet

Sosbe hopes to finish Portage throwing career in style at state meet

PORTAGE | In her previous three years as a thrower at Portage, a school known for its successful throwers on the girls and boys sides, Ashley Sosbe was a follower.

June 04, 2014 5:16 pm
Fremouw shakes off rust, leads Noll to first regional title since 2006

Fremouw shakes off rust, leads Noll to first regional title since 2006

HAMMOND | It had been a while since senior Andie Fremouw had pitched for Bishop Noll – 13 days to be exact, which was about a week before sectionals.

June 03, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Bishop Noll's Monica Martin looks to go out a champion

Bishop Noll's Monica Martin looks to go out a champion

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll senior Monica Martin transferred from softball power Lake Central after her freshman year to a program that hadn’t won a sectional title since 2006.

June 02, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Unbeaten Crown Point dethrones defending state champ Portage in sectional final

Unbeaten Crown Point dethrones defending state champ Portage in sectional final

LAPORTE | All five grandstands at LaPorte’s softball field at Kesling Park were packed. It was a dream matchup in any high school sport: The defending state champ that’s still very good against an undefeated nationally-ranked conference rival in the sectional championship.

May 30, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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West Side wins 5 races, including 1-2-3 in 100 dash, to win regional title

West Side wins 5 races, including 1-2-3 in 100 dash, to win regional title

VALPARAISO | There are 16 events in IHSAA postseason track and field meets, so for a team to win it usually has to have depth with a variety of good athletes.

May 29, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Portage, Crown Point will meet in Class 4A LaPorte Sectional final

Portage, Crown Point will meet in Class 4A LaPorte Sectional final

LAPORTE | During the regular season, Chesterton gave undefeated Crown Point its toughest game, losing by just one run and holding a lead late.

May 28, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Region first for the Lake Central girls track team

Region first for the Lake Central girls track team

CHESTERTON | In an individual high school sport like track and field, is there really value in winning a postseason team title besides adding to the trophy case?

May 27, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Portage survives and advances with 5-4 win over Hobart

Portage survives and advances with 5-4 win over Hobart

LAPORTE | There are two sides to every story, and sometimes three.

May 26, 2014 8:38 pm Photos

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Pair of South Central sectional titlists look for trip to state

Pair of South Central sectional titlists look for trip to state

UNION MILLS | At the beginning of the season, South Central girls track coach Rachel Werner was ecstatic that 30 girls came out for her squad, almost twice as many as the previous year.

May 26, 2014 5:16 pm
Lake Central senior bowler Kelly Belzeski headed to Nebraska

Lake Central senior bowler Kelly Belzeski headed to Nebraska

Kelly Belzeski loves bowling and has developed into one of the best female youth bowlers in the state over the last couple years.

May 25, 2014 8:30 pm
Yoways, Hanover ready to erase bad memory of last year’s semistate

Yoways, Hanover ready to erase bad memory of last year’s semistate

CEDAR LAKE | The last game of last season still lingers in the back of Ashley Yoways’ mind.

May 23, 2014 5:53 pm Photos

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No. 9 hitter Wojkovich comes through for 59ers

MERRILLVILLE | She looks like a freshman, wide-eyed and slight of build. She acts like a freshman, filled with anxiety at every turn. She hits in the spot of the order reserved most of the time for an inexperienced freshman.

May 22, 2014 8:00 pm

Senior pitcher Yoways no-hits Wheeler to lead Hanover to GSSC title

CEDAR LAKE | It took what seemed like forever to finish the second scheduled Greater South Shore Conference game between Hanover Central and Wheeler.

May 21, 2014 6:30 pm
In coach’s last year, Chesterton wins third girls track sectional title in four years

In coach’s last year, Chesterton wins third girls track sectional title in four years

CHESTERTON | Longtime Chesterton coach Steve Kearney has been on the sidelines of high school running teams for more than 40 years, and the head girls track coach since 1998.

May 20, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Chesterton’s 1,600-meter relay has been a revolving door this season

Chesterton’s 1,600-meter relay has been a revolving door this season

CHESTERTON | "Teamwork makes the dream work" isn’t a common mantra in high school track and field. After all, once the regular season ends, it’s all about individual achievement.

May 19, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Boone Grove captures first PCC tournament title

Boone Grove captures first PCC tournament title

LACROSSE | Confidence is a huge intangible in sports.

May 17, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Lake Central senior Seymour has become 'a better teammate' this season

Lake Central senior Seymour has become 'a better teammate' this season

Lake Central coach Jeff Sherman has seen it all season from senior Liz Seymour.

May 16, 2014 6:30 pm

Hobart-Portage, LC-Munster relive last year’s sectional games

It’s still a sore conversation with Hobart softball players.

May 15, 2014 6:00 pm
Dyer resident wins first PBA regional after 10-year break

Dyer resident wins first PBA regional after 10-year break

DYER | Maybe bowling truly is like riding a bicycle — you never forget how to do it.

May 14, 2014 7:00 pm
Lake Central wins its seventh straight DAC meet title

Lake Central wins its seventh straight DAC meet title

CHESTERTON | There’s no doubt Lake Central relishes winning. Just ask coach Ron Fredrick about the numbers.

May 13, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Valpraiso looks to win first DAC meet since 2007

Valpraiso looks to win first DAC meet since 2007

VALPARAISO | It’s been seven years since the Valparaiso girls track team has won the Duneland Athletic Conference meet.

May 12, 2014 8:45 pm

Crown Point softball clinches tie for DAC crown

ST. JOHN | It was old-fashioned softball at its best on Monday at Lake Central.

May 12, 2014 8:30 pm

Crown Point, Lowell bring home trophies from Twin Lakes

MONTICELLO | Thanks to Mother Nature throwing a curve ball at the Monticello area Friday night, the format of the 16-team Twin Lakes Invitational was changed into two eight-team tourneys.

May 10, 2014 9:00 pm

Favorable format for region at Twin Lakes softball invite

MONTICELLO | Due to Friday’s rain in the Monticello area, the normal bracket of four pools feeding into a semifinals/final finish at the Twin Lakes Invitational was changed into two eight-team tourneys.

May 10, 2014 9:00 pm
Littrell steps up in key moments for Lowell

Littrell steps up in key moments for Lowell

LOWELL | Her team may be a little shorthanded for this weekend’s Twin Lakes Invitational, but Lowell’s Emma Littrell is looking forward to the approximate 60-mile trip south for another reason.

May 09, 2014 6:48 pm Photos

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L.C. softball coming together at the right time

ST. JOHN | There wasn’t much Lake Central coach Jeff Sherman could complain about after his team’s performance Wednesday.

May 07, 2014 9:00 pm
Whole Andrean lineup contributes to NCC win over K.V.

Whole Andrean lineup contributes to NCC win over K.V.

WHEATFIELD | About two-and-a-half weeks earlier at the Crown Point Invitational, Andrean coach Brooke Baker-Runyon lamented her team’s struggles against Northwest Crossroads Conference rival Kankakee Valley.

May 06, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Masson, Connelly run everything for Washington girls’ track team

Masson, Connelly run everything for Washington girls’ track team

VALPARAISO | When winning dual meets is nearly impossible, all you have is fun — and each other.

May 05, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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‘Angels in the outfield’ watching over K.V. softball team

‘Angels in the outfield’ watching over K.V. softball team

WHEATFIELD | To call the Kankakee Valley softball team and the athletic community resilient is quite an understatement.

May 02, 2014 6:48 pm Photos

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Eight out of nine batters get a hit for Portage in DAC win

LAPORTE | It’s hard for high school kids not to look ahead when the biggest game of the regular season is still coming up while the toughest loss of the season is fresh in their memories.

April 29, 2014 9:00 pm
At just 5-foot-2, Andrean’s Adamczyk has plenty of pop with six home runs

At just 5-foot-2, Andrean’s Adamczyk has plenty of pop with six home runs

MERRILLVILLE | Maybe Jess Adamczyk’s nickname should be “Energizer Bunny” since she keeps going and going and going despite her size – or lack thereof.

April 25, 2014 6:48 pm Photos

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Balanced offense leads Red Devils to NCC road victory

HOBART | The wind was howling on Thursday at Hobart, and it definitely affected the play in the Northwest Crossroads Conference game between Lowell and the host Brickies since plenty of balls were hit to the outfield.

April 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Illiana Speedway ready for another successful season

Illiana Speedway ready for another successful season

SCHERERVILLE | Bob Riese of Griffith still remembers the first time he attended a race at Illiana Speedway. He was 15 years old and his older brothers wanted to take him out on a Saturday night.

April 24, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Hulen makes stellar play to help C.P. softball stay unbeaten

CROWN POINT | In the first 10 games of the season, Crown Point’s victories entailed a heavy dose of pitching with strikeouts galore.

April 23, 2014 8:10 pm

Andrean softball shuts out Highland

HIGHLAND | All it took was one adjustment not enough high school softball players make at the plate.

April 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Portage cross country standout prefers 800 run in track

Portage cross country standout prefers 800 run in track

PORTAGE | Usually when a standout cross country runner also competes in track, the transition from fall to spring is made easier by sticking with distance events.

April 21, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Hobart senior endears herself to coach with error-free play

Hobart senior endears herself to coach with error-free play

HOBART | The best way for a young athlete to endear themselves to a coach is to never make a mistake.

April 18, 2014 6:48 pm Photos

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