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Whiting overcomes slow start, runs by Lake Station

Whiting overcomes slow start, runs by Lake Station

LAKE STATION | Whiting opened the game by jumping offsides twice. Then, Lake Station's read-option offense marched the ball right down the fie…

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Lowell, James steamroll Highland

Lowell, James steamroll Highland

HIGHLAND | It's no secret that Lowell is going to do nothing but run right down defender's throats on just about every offensive play the Red …

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STEVE HANLON: Munster football happily jumping through hoops

STEVE HANLON: Munster football happily jumping through hoops

MUNSTER | Region sports crazies have had a misconception about athletics at Munster in recent years. This thought error generally dribbles aro…

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Defense paves way to another Chesterton DAC victory

Defense paves way to another Chesterton DAC victory

VALPARAISO | A late Valparaiso touchdown knocked the cherry off the sundae for Chesterton's defense, but the outcome was only a tad less sweet…

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Kankakee Valley handles Griffith for third straight win

Kankakee Valley handles Griffith for third straight win

WHEATFIELD | Kankakee Valley was up and down and in Friday’s 35-10 Northwest Crossroads Conference win over Griffith.

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Wilkins-Robinson combo sparks Pirates' win

Wilkins-Robinson combo sparks Pirates' win

MERRILLVILLE | It’s not often that good things come out of a third-and-43.

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Lake Central rallies to turn back Slicers

Lake Central rallies to turn back Slicers

ST. JOHN | It took Times No. 4 Lake Central the better part of 28 minutes and withstood a 280-yard rushing effort by LaPorte running back Char…

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Morton can't stop Mustangs' offensive stampede

Morton can't stop Mustangs' offensive stampede

MUNSTER | It's not often the game MVP is a given before halftime. But Munster's Jeff Proctor was that good Friday night.

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Bulldogs send Portage to 0-5 for first time since 1976

Bulldogs send Portage to 0-5 for first time since 1976

CROWN POINT | Artie Equihua knew that he’d eventually get on track on Friday night. More importantly, his Crown Point teammates knew it, too.

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Prep players take direction from coaches, mentors, not NFL law-breakers

Prep players take direction from coaches, mentors, not NFL law-breakers

There was a time when the headlines and highlights about the National Football League featured what happened on the field.

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LaPorte running back Charles Salary is a self-made star

LaPorte running back Charles Salary is a self-made star

Of the many physical attributes Charles Salary possesses, the LaPorte running back believes his greatest assets are ones that can't be measured.

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South Side braggin' rights

South Side braggin' rights

It is a game that football players from Mount Carmel and St. Rita will remember for the rest of their lives.

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Scouting Week 4 of Illinois Prep Football

Scouting Week 4 of Illinois Prep Football

Tinley Park (2-1, 1-0 SSC Blue) at T.F. North (2-1, 0-0)

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Jordan Benavides leading Bloom Township

Jordan Benavides leading Bloom Township

There weren’t a lot of highlights for Bloom Township’s offense in a 23-13 win Saturday over Crystal Lake South.

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JIM PETERS: Strong bond, strong start at Calumet

JIM PETERS: Strong bond, strong start at Calumet

Last month, after Calumet's season-opening win over Gavit, some students approached Warriors coach Ivan Zimmer at school about joining the team.

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Scouting area prep football games

Scouting area prep football games

Bowman Academy (0-4) at Woodlan (3-1)

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The Times Indiana football Top 10 — Week 5

The Times Indiana football Top 10 — Week 5

(Last week's rankings in parentheses)

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The Times staff picks prep football games: Week 5

The Times staff picks prep football games: Week 5

Al Hamnik

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Kremer a success on and off the football field

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Kremer a success on and off the football field

LANSING | Kendall Kremer remembers one of the things that motivated him while playing for the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Petruf never leaves the field for Whiting

Petruf never leaves the field for Whiting

With Ethan Young doing most of the heavy lifting for Whiting on Friday, it was a quiet night on offense for Martin Petruf, where the Oilers ju…

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Davis has a day as L.C. beats C.P.

Davis has a day as L.C. beats C.P.

CROWN POINT | Thursday seemed like as good a time as any to insert a gadget play.

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'King' Young leads Whiting to GSSC win over Bearcats

'King' Young leads Whiting to GSSC win over Bearcats

WHITING | The focus through the first four games of the season has been on Whiting's defense.

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Cool 59ers dodge Munster's KO punch

Cool 59ers dodge Munster's KO punch

MERRILLVILLE | Bad weather was forecasted by "experts" Friday night at Times No. 1 Andrean, as in a deluge of points raining down on No. 4 Munster.

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Pirates hold off Indians in the second half

Pirates hold off Indians in the second half

PORTAGE | It's not quite a well-oiled machine yet, but the Merrillville offense showed glimpses of explosiveness Friday night against Portage.

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K.V. displays offensive weapons in win over Hobart

K.V. displays offensive weapons in win over Hobart

WHEATFIELD | Kankakee Valley’s offensive weapons were on full display on Friday night at Fred Jones Field.

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Wolves snap 11-game DAC losing streak

Wolves snap 11-game DAC losing streak

MICHIGAN CITY | Michigan City waited nearly two years for a Duneland Athletic Conference victory. The Wolves didn’t have a problem waiting jus…

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FRIDAY'S PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Arihood scores six TDs in Rensselaer's victory

It was the Rylan Arihood show Friday night, and Tipton had front row tickets.

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Gavit takes down fumble-prone Cardinals

HAMMOND | It was only a matter of time.

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Calumet continues historic start to season

CALUMET TWP. | Cellphones weren't yet a necessity. The first "Lord of the Rings" movie was in theaters. Destiny's Child was churning out hits …

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Heavy dose of Snorton for Morton in GLAC win over Hammond

Heavy dose of Snorton for Morton in GLAC win over Hammond

HAMMOND | Morton had only lost one conference game in seven-plus years of existence for the Great Lakes Athletic Conference. That came in a ho…

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STEVE HANLON: That Hanlon kid from C.P. sure is tough

STEVE HANLON: That Hanlon kid from C.P. sure is tough

CROWN POINT | Nate Hanlon came home from the first summer workout for the Crown Point football team. The 6-foot-2, 240-pound offensive center …

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Second-half ball control, defense push Chesterton past LaPorte

Second-half ball control, defense push Chesterton past LaPorte

LAPORTE | On a night when Chesterton gave up 259 yards rushing to Charles Salary, its defense still stood tall in the end.

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Strong-legged kickers give defenses a big boost in football

Strong-legged kickers give defenses a big boost in football

Matt Childs was an eighth-grader, walking the sandy beaches on vacation. Back home in Munster, two-a-day football practice was just beginning.…

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ROLL THE CREDITS: Marian Catholic football player Robert Clifton

ROLL THE CREDITS: Marian Catholic football player Robert Clifton

Roll the Credits with

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Whiting's Krzyston is the Oilers' rock on defense

Whiting's Krzyston is the Oilers' rock on defense

WHITING | Kris Krzyston is not your typical Whiting Oiler. He's not a Bears fan. He doesn't score touchdowns at a moment's notice. Yet, he liv…

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JIM PETERS: Lowell draws strength from football in time of tragedy

JIM PETERS: Lowell draws strength from football in time of tragedy

"Friday night football is a religion here in Lowell."

September 11, 2014 5:00 pm

STEVE HANLON: Is this the Super Bowl or what?

STEVE HANLON: Is this the Super Bowl or what?

On Sept. 13, 2013, something more than a football game took place at Munster High School. It was a side note to what the scoreboard said.

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Valpo kicker-punter Smolar is one of the area's best

Valpo kicker-punter Smolar is one of the area's best

Until eighth grade, futbol, not football, was strong-legged Jared Smolar's sport of choice.

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The Times staff picks prep football games: Week 4

The Times staff picks prep football games: Week 4

Al Hamnik

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The Times Indiana football Top 10 -- Week 4

(Last week's rankings in parentheses)

September 11, 2014 5:00 pm

Scouting area prep football games

Scouting area prep football games

Boone Grove at Lake Station

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Scouting Week 3 of Illinois Prep Football

Scouting Week 3 of Illinois Prep Football

Lincoln-Way West (2-0, 0-0 SWSC Red) at Thornridge (2-0, 0-0)

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Former Hammond lineman a successful engineer

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Former Hammond lineman a successful engineer

The success that Mike Austin had as a football player at Hammond High has carried over into his life.

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Crown Point nips Merrillville in OT on missed extra point

Crown Point nips Merrillville in OT on missed extra point

MERRILLVILLE | Crown Point sure is developing a knack for winning close football games.

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Dominant defense keeps Whiting perfect

Dominant defense keeps Whiting perfect

VALPARAISO | The victories continue to pile up for the Whiting football team.

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Andrean rolls to shutout victory to remain unbeaten

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich | After smashing through their first two opponents in Northwest Indiana, Andrean ventured north to Michigan only to discove…

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Chesterton's option attack back on track in shutout of Michigan City

Chesterton's option attack back on track in shutout of Michigan City

CHESTERTON | The pitch option returned to Chesterton's offense Saturday, and Michigan City's offense had no answer for it.

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Lake Central's Davis and 'D' leads to win at 'The Luke'

Lake Central's Davis and 'D' leads to win at 'The Luke'

INDIANAPOLIS | The day before the first NFL Sunday kicks off, Antwan Davis was in the end zone of Lucas Oil Stadium watching a perfectly spinn…

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STEVE HANLON: Portage does indeed have a Cherry on top

STEVE HANLON: Portage does indeed have a Cherry on top

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Central coach Brett St. Germain wasn't doing a Lou Holtz impression this week when he told people Portage had a good footb…

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