Local sports broadcaster Dick Harlan, who did play-by-play for Valparaiso High School basketball and football games the past 18 years, died Friday night.
Harlan, 65, went to the doctor for an ongoing cough that dated back to the middle of August. Subsequent tests revealed three tumors in the area of his left kidney.
Harlan started broadcasting in 1971 in Mount Carmel, Ill.
His son, TR, is the head volleyball and boys track coach at Chesterton High School.
Crown Point 70, Lake Central 49: Courtney Kvachkoff had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs (10-6, 7-3) to a Duneland Athletic Conference win over the Indians (7-8. 4-6).
Kendall Brown led the Bulldogs in scoring with 21 points, while Alexis Joseph scored 14.
Lake Central's Nikki Adams had 13 points and nine rebounds. Jessica Bell scored 14 points, and Lizzie Seymour had 11.
Hammond 48, Morton 41: Dezier Jordan's 19 points led the Wildcats (6-9, 4-1) past the Governors (5-11, 4-2) for a Great Lakes Athletic Conference win.
Keonna Baldwin topped Morton with 10 points.
Munster 44, Kankakee Valley 38: Anika Gasich's 11 points and Bernadette Grabowski's eight points and six rebounds lifted the Mustangs (7-8, 3-2) to a Northwest Crossroads Conference win over the Kougars (8-9, 1-4).
Brittany Jansma led Kankakee Valley with 12 points.
Hanover Central 57, South Central 28: Blayr Poston scored a game-high 18 points as the Times No. 7 Wildcats (11-3, 4-0) defeated the host Satellites (6-9, 1-4) in Porter County Conference action.
Jill Rosenbaum and Sydney Satoski each scored nine for S.C.
Hebron 54, River Forest 30: Bre Lewin and Christy Reick combined for 28 points to lead the Hawks (7-8) to a victory over the Ingots (3-12). Lewin had 18 points, and Reick had 10.
River Forest's Kayla Smith had nine points and 10 rebounds.
Mishawaka 42, LaPorte 28: Taylor Thompson scored eight points, but the Slicers (9-7) lost to the host Cavemen (11-4).
Andrean 68, Lafayette Central Catholic 64: Skyler Moss and Josh James each ahd doube-doubles to lead the Class 3A No. 4 and Times No. 2 59ers (8-1) past the Knights (5-7) for their third straight win.
Moss had 18 points, 10 rebounds and was 10-for-10 from the free-throw line. James had 14 points and 12 rebounds.
Nick Davidson's 21 points led Andrean. D.J. Gonzalez had eight points, five steals and four assists.
Quentin Road Tournament: International Christian (Pa.) beat Hammond Baptist 82-68 for the championship. John Woosley led the Swordsmen (18-4) with 30 points.
In one semifinal, John Woosley's 17 points and 13 rebounds led Hammond Baptist to a 72-48 win over State Line Christian. He also had six assists and six steals. Alex Conger led the Swordsmen with 17 points.
Boone Grove 53, Portage 38: Jake Clapp scored a game-high 16 points as the host Wolves (5-4) defeated the Indians (1-14). Dean Hill added 12 points, while Luke Kemp had 11.
Jordan Collazo and David Jercha each scored 11 for Portage.
West Central 45, Washington Township 40: The Trojans outscored the Senators 25-12 in the fourth quarter to pull out the win. Bobby Ross scored 13 points and Ryan Geberin snagged 10 rebounds for Washington (3-7).
LaPorte 59, Plymouth 45: Josh Fleming piled up 23 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five steals to power the Slicers (6-6). Austin Alcorn chipped in a dozen points, and Carter Perry picked up 10.
Kankakee Valley Invitational: Connor Davidson won both the 50 and 100 free plus swam a leg on the victorious 200 medley relay team as Morton won with 139 points.
Zach Ratliff won the 100 fly for the host Kougars, who placed third with 122 points.
Connor Wood won both the 200 IM and 100 breast for Lowell, which finished fourth with 77.