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West Side track team gives thanks for the power of prayer

West Side track team gives thanks for the power of prayer

GARY | The last thing Carlton Sims and his mile relay teammates did before their final race of the 2014 track and field season was pray.

July 06, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Lake Central's Gelen Robinson earns Tim Bishop Memorial Times Athlete of the Year honor again

Lake Central's Gelen Robinson earns Tim Bishop Memorial Times Athlete of the Year honor again

There were no bright lights, no stands packed with avid sports fans, no reporters or college scouts. Still, Gelen Robinson was there.

July 05, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Closing of Lew Wallace saddens many former Hornet athletes

Closing of Lew Wallace saddens many former Hornet athletes

Dave Templin grew up on the east side of Gary, near the steel mills. Before graduating from Emerson in 1966, a blue-collar lunch-pail district…

July 01, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Portage thrower Sosbe headed to Indiana State

Portage thrower Sosbe headed to Indiana State

As a freshman at Portage, Ashley Sosbe's best discus throw was 94 feet.

June 19, 2014 5:00 pm

JIM PETERS: Portage grad Bliss taking it to the next level at LSU

JIM PETERS: Portage grad Bliss taking it to the next level at LSU

After Tori Bliss uncorked a couple big throws early in the season, the Portage graduate got in touch with her mom and told her to book a fligh…

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Chesterton's state-champion 3,200 relay heading to national meet

Chesterton's state-champion 3,200 relay heading to national meet

About a month ago, Marlon Williams was a nomad on the Chesterton boys track team, a runner without a home bouncing from event to event.

June 11, 2014 5:00 pm

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Neville set for next challenge

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Neville set for next challenge

Imagine having the chance to compete for a former Olympian?

June 09, 2014 7:00 pm

West Side wins IHSAA boys track team championship

West Side wins IHSAA boys track team championship

BLOOMINGTON | Eugene Johnson has mentored dozens of football players, wrestlers and coaches during more than four decades of coaching at West Side.

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Mahome closes Wallace with fifth-place finish; L.C.'s Robinson, Chesterton 3,200 relay win titles

Mahome closes Wallace with fifth-place finish; L.C.'s Robinson, Chesterton 3,200 relay win titles

BLOOMINGTON | When it was announced that Lew Wallace would be closing at the end of the school year, Darius Mahome was suddenly in an unusual …

June 07, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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West Side's Christian turns heads at state finals

West Side's Christian turns heads at state finals

BLOOMINGTON | The old saying is simple – “Speed kills.” But at Indiana University's Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex on Friday, the s…

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Hanover's York finishes fourth in discus

Hanover's York finishes fourth in discus

BLOOMINGTON | Sweat and sun was all over the face of Hanover Central junior Kayla York on Friday at the campus of Indiana University. A smile …

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STEVE HANLON: It doesn't get much better than this

STEVE HANLON: It doesn't get much better than this

BLOOMINGTON | Brad Lambert had to have a little chat with his daughter, Brooke, this week. At first it will seem like a story that Hallmark wo…

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Lowell's Blaylock happy to be on state's biggest stage

Lowell's Blaylock happy to be on state's biggest stage

LOWELL | Brian Blaylock is a little like Alexander the Great, who wept after all of his blood and success because there were "no more worlds t…

June 05, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Chesterton shot putter Cota making progress in feet, not inches

Chesterton shot putter Cota making progress in feet, not inches

In an event where progress is typically measured in inches, Luke Cota's shot putting improvement this season has been measured in larger increments.

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Chesterton boys swimmers pick up national hardware

Chesterton boys swimmers pick up national hardware

Chesterton's boys swimming team picked up their second straight state title this winter, and they recently received more hardware.

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Scouting the Indiana boys track state finals

When: Saturday, 2 p.m. (field events); 3:15 (3,200 relay), 4 (trials), 5:15 finals.

June 05, 2014 5:00 pm

C.P.'s LaCosse hoping to medal as a freshman

C.P.'s LaCosse hoping to medal as a freshman

Crown Point girls track coach Adam Piaskowy heard the rumors about an incoming freshman with a lot of talent, but he'd heard things like that …

June 04, 2014 7:30 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 …

June 04, 2014 5:16 pm

Scouting the girls state track finals

Where: Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex, Indiana University, Bloomington.

June 04, 2014 5:00 pm

Illiana Christian's 3,200 Relay team sets Class 2A state record

Illiana Christian's 3,200 Relay team sets Class 2A state record

CHARLESTON | Four years and more of blood, sweat and toil came down to less than eight minutes of hard work Saturday morning for four runners …

May 31, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Thornton finishes second in 110 hurdles, 800 relay

Thornton finishes second in 110 hurdles, 800 relay

CHARLESTON | The last hurdle can be the killer.

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Thornton aims for trophy at boys state track finals

Thornton aims for trophy at boys state track finals

CHARLESTON | Thornton senior Cavion Clanton was gutted.

May 30, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Mixed day for area athletes at state meet

Mixed day for area athletes at state meet

CHARLESTON | Illiana Christian's Kevin Vroegh ran his race.

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 o…

May 29, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Wheeler long jumper Wasz advancing by leaps and bounds

Wheeler long jumper Wasz advancing by leaps and bounds

Wheeler was at Munster's Ed Woodrick Invitational on May 2 when sophomore Jake Wasz approached Bearcats coach Luis Guillen about trying the long jump.

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Gavit's Schreiber plans to give it everything he has at track regional

Gavit's Schreiber plans to give it everything he has at track regional

HAMMOND | Zach Schreiber feels a little bit like David on an ancient battlefield.

May 28, 2014 5:30 pm

Scouting the Valparaiso Boys Track Regional

Advancement: Top three finishers in each event and any additional finishers who make the qualifying standard in the event advance to the June …

May 28, 2014 5:00 pm

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 …

May 27, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Scouting the Chesterton Girls Track Regional

Chesterton Regional

May 26, 2014 5:32 pm

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,…

May 26, 2014 5:16 pm

Tesh, Kougars can’t keep up with Winamac at Rensselaer Sectional

RENSSELAER | Kankakee Valley’s Derick Tesh was sprawled out on the infield grass with ice on his left heel and a bloody scrape on his knee.

May 22, 2014 9:00 pm

West Side squeaks out of boys track sectional title at Highland

HIGHLAND | West Side and Munster were tied at 132-132 with only two events to go.

May 22, 2014 9:00 pm

Valpo wins third straight Portage boys track sectional title

Valpo wins third straight Portage boys track sectional title

PORTAGE | There might be a Sampson-esque connection with Liam McGrath and his haircut.

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C.P. depth gives Bulldogs another sectional title

C.P. depth gives Bulldogs another sectional title

CROWN POINT | It was deja vu all over again at the boys track and field sectional at Crown Point on Thursday night.

May 22, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Indiana Prep Notes: Several locals tabbed for Indiana Class All-Star Classic

Indiana Prep Notes: Several locals tabbed for Indiana Class All-Star Classic

Several area basketball players were selected to play in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic which will be held at Anderson Universi…

May 22, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: Notes on the little guys of track, etc.

Michael Leyendecker nervously waited in the press box Thursday night. The final results of the Crown Point Sectional in boys track and field w…

May 22, 2014 5:00 pm

STEVE HANLON: The real Rocky of Ridge Road

STEVE HANLON: The real Rocky of Ridge Road

Calumet High School has been on double-secret academic probation, judged on a scale put together by Tony Bennett, Indiana's former czar of pub…

May 22, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Washington Township hurdler Soliday makes the right choice, picking track over baseball

Washington Township hurdler Soliday makes the right choice, picking track over baseball

After a two-sport spring his freshman year at Washington Township, Luke Soliday opted for quality over quantity.

May 21, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Andrean's Thiel happy to be on the track after football injuries

Andrean's Thiel happy to be on the track after football injuries

MERRILLVILLE | Richard Thiel grew up and lives in Cedar Lake. He wanted to play high school football. But his local school, Hanover Central, d…

May 21, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Times Indiana boys track top 10

Final Poll

May 21, 2014 5:00 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 he…

May 20, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Munster runs away with Highland Sectional girls track title

Munster runs away with Highland Sectional girls track title

HIGHLAND | Depth proved vital Tuesday night as Munster broke away from the field for the Highland Sectional title.

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Lake Central leads at delayed Lowell’s girls track sectional

LOWELL | Lake Central’s quest for its 23rd consecutive girls track sectional title will have to wait one more day.

May 20, 2014 9:00 pm

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…

May 19, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Merrillville's Scott hopes to finish what she started

Merrillville's Scott hopes to finish what she started

A'Leah Scott watched the state finals from the bleachers last year. The Merrillville senior doesn't want to have to do that again.

May 19, 2014 8:30 pm

Scouting local girls track sectionals

Chesterton Sectional

May 19, 2014 7:30 pm

Girls Track Times Top 10

1. Munster (1)

May 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Hebron wins PCC Boys Track Meet

KOUTS | Hebron left no doubt that it was this season’s best boys track team in the Porter County Conference.

May 17, 2014 5:00 pm

Hanover Central makes big first impression at GSSC meet

Hanover Central makes big first impression at GSSC meet

UNION TWP. | Hanover Central made a big splash at the Greater South Shore Conference boys track and field championships on Thursday afternoon,…

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