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Portage's Kevin Jones and Ty Kniola are the best 1-2 pitching combination in the Duneland Athletic Conference that's not named Plesac. Jones, a transfer from Chesterton who somehow couldn't find innings with the Trojans last year, has a plus fastball and a sharp-breaking curve ball that shou…
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PCC game rescheduled: The Hanover Central at Boone Grove girls basketball game, originally scheduled for Thursday, was postponed to Tuesday due to the inclement weather.
In Monday's opener of the Northwest Indiana Challenge, Lake Central pitcher Jimmy McNamara threw a perfect game in a 16-0 five-inning win over Lowell.
INDIANAPOLIS | With more than an hour before first pitch, the Hanover Central Wildcats were already settled into their dugout and tossing the ball on the warning track.
If you checked the IHSAA website to know what time to head to the Hanover Central semistate baseball game against Taylor, you'll note the time has changed today.
Jim Peters graduated from Andrean (Class of 1981) and Purdue (1985), where he met and worked with current Porter County Assistant Sports Editor Greg Smith. He spent the first 10 or so years of his professional career at a chain of Northwest Indiana weeklies that covered Merrillville, Andrean…
Steve Hanlon was the Prep Beat writer for The Times from 1995 through 2000 before he went to work at the Indianapolis Star. Upon returning to The Times in 2004, he covered Valparaiso University for one season before he took back the Prep Beat beat in 2005.
Jim Hunsley covers a menagerie of sports as a reporter in the Times.
Al Hamnik has been a reporter and columnist in Northwest Indiana for 42 years and is a member of the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame, as well as a winner of the Indiana sportswriter of the year award, an IHSAA media award winner, a Corky Lamm Award winner and a three-tim…
Hillary Smith has covered prep, pro and college sports -- and even a Dixie Baseball World Series -- for newspapers north and south of the Mason-Dixon Line since 1995.
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