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Even the Illinois Lutheran baseball team didn't think it would win the state title via the 10-run rule.
GARY | Thanks to the rainout Tuesday, the RailCats are back in the position of playing a doubleheader, something that tends to force readjustments to the four-man rotation.
GARY | The RailCats are hoping to knock off the doldrums from the one-game hiccup, but to do so, they'll need Mother Nature to cooperate.
GARY | Nursing a seven-game winning streak, the RailCats face a Sioux City Explorers team that has lost eight in a row (including four to the 'Cats).
HIGHLAND | Blase Spoljoric knows the Tour de Highland course by the soles of his feet.
GARY | The RailCats are riding a six-game winning streak, the longest of the season and the longest since last year's eight ni a row to end June.
This Friday was the 75th anniversary of the first Little League game ever played. To put that in greater perspective, that's only 38 years removed from the last Cubs World Series title.
GARY | The RailCats return home having won four games in a row and five of their last seven. The winning streak is the longest of the season for the 'Cats.
People have asked what is it like for us at The Times and nwi.com when a team goes to state.
Class 4A Chesterton Sectional championship: Hobart 3, Portage 2
HAMMOND | He provokes greater ovations from Chicago Blackhawk fans than Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane combined.
GARY | The RailCats have hung the buntings and massaged the field prepping for today's opener against Wichita.
Covering a coaching change may just about be the most maddening type of story in all of sports journalism.
Given Monday night's Tulsa World report that Bryce Drew has potentially ascended up Tulsa's wishlist, the Valparaiso faithful should be preparing themselves for the inevitable that Drew will no longer be pacing the sidelines at the Athletics-Recreation Center.
One thing became vividly clear after a crazy Wednesday -- a guarantee that Milwaukee won't be knocking Bryce Drew out of the Horizon League tournament again next season.
You should read the release first and then the explanation later. Here's the release that came from the Frontier League on March 31, announcing a "groundbreaking" rule change. (Hint, read carefully)
Valparaiso's season came to an end on Tuesday night in what seemed to be a cruel repeat of similar games from earlier in the year. Columbia delivered the third buzzer-beating defeat of the season at the Athletics-Recreation Center. Throw in a triple overtime loss at home to NCAA tourney part…
The images of Valparaiso's last trip to the CollegeInsider.com tournament are still hard to shake three years later. Whether it was Brandon Wood going through the motions in one of his lowest scoring games in a Valparaiso uniform or director of athletics Mark LaBarbera sitting high above the…
The fans had long left a darkened Resch Center when Clay Yeo walked back into the arena following Valparaiso's 74-57 loss to Milwaukee on Friday night.
March Madness is officially upon us as the Horizon League Championship begins on Tuesday evening with a trio of games at campus sites. I figured I'd sit down and predict my thoughts on how the tournament would play out, but first I looked back on my preseason predictions.
Just when everything looked like it was going Valparaiso's way last weekend, A.J. Pacher had to throw a wrench into the mix.
There comes a moment in every poker tournament when you're put to a decision for all of your chips and you need to figure out just what your objective is. Maybe you're nearing the money bubble and you don't necessarily want to put all your chips at risk knowing you can fold your way to a sma…
The dust has settled on an incredible weekend of games in the Horizon League and with three days off until the next contest, it's time to take some inventory of what we learned.
If the last week was any indication, we're in for a wild final month of the Horizon League regular season. With most teams still having six or seven conference games left, it's likely far too early to start examining how the final standings could shake out. That doesn't mean I'm not going to try.
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