PORTER COUNTY SPORTS BRIEFS: Pacers to hold Valpo Night for Hummel

2013-11-18T17:00:00Z 2013-11-19T05:23:05Z PORTER COUNTY SPORTS BRIEFS: Pacers to hold Valpo Night for Hummel nwitimes.com
November 18, 2013 5:00 pm

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser Saturday

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Pop Warner's Junior Pee Wee Division 2 team will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Saturday at the Valparaiso Elks Club. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. For details, contact Erica (219-973-3904) or Allison (708-268-1723).

Pacers to hold Valpo Night for Hummel

INDIANAPOLIS | The Pacers will hold Valparaiso Community Night on Monday, when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves and Valparaiso High School graduate Robbie Hummel at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Fans who purchase tickets through this offer are invited to a postgame question-and-answer session with Hummel on the main floor. Tickets are available at discounted rates: $86.90 lower level, $53.90 club level,  $24.20 lower balcony and $13.20 upper balcony. Wristbands for the postgame activities must be picked up before the game at the check-in table near the ATM by the Pennsylvania Street entrance inside the fieldhouse.

The game will mark Hummel's only appearance in Indianapolis this season. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 with check-in starting at 5:30.

Olympic gold medalist featured at softball clinic

WESTVILLE | Olympic gold medalist Michelle Venturella, head softball coach at Illinois-Chicago, will join Lowell High School coach Pete Iussig and Calumet College coach Stephanie Zimney for a softball clinic from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Westville High School. Cost is $60. There are no age requirements. For details, contact Gil Arzola at (219) 309-3662 (cell), (219) 462-8191 (home) or email garzola212@comcast.net.

Turkey Trot takes place Nov. 28

PORTAGE | The Portage Township YMCA's Turkey Trot 4-mile run, 5K fun and 1K kids run will take place Nov. 28. The kids run will be at 7:15 a.m., the 4-mile run at 7:30 and the fun run at 7:35. For details, go to www.thtiming.com or www.ymcaofportage.org.

Middle school coach opening at Westville

WESTVILLE | Westville Middle School is accepting applications for an eighth grade girls basketball coach. For details, go to www.westville.k12.in.us or contact athletic director Ken Shilt at (219) 362-6011 or kshilt@westville.k12.in.us.

Events scheduled at Creekside Golf Course

VALPARAISO | Creekside Golf Course and Training Center will offer Junior 202 golf instruction on Saturdays through December for children aged 12 and older. Cost is $30 per class. Linksters Academy, L'il Tigers and First Tee classes are available. Creekside has also upgraded its golf simulators. Call (219) 531-7888 for hours and tee times.

Sign-ups underway for youth coed volleyball

VALPARAISO | Sign-ups are available for Valpo Parks Department's youth coed volleyball. The eight-week program is open to first- through sixth-graders. Practices are at the Valpo Boys and Girls Club. Cost is $65 for Valpo residents, $77 for non-residents. Boys and Girls Club members pay $35 less. Registration ends Dec. 20. For details, call (219) 462-5144, or go to www.Valpo.Parks.org.

Duneland Flyers to field a 11U baseball team

CHESTERTON | The Duneland Flyers are looking for players to be a part of an 11-and-under baseball team. For details, call Kirk Turner at (219) 921-0086 or (219) 916-1321.

Hobart Storm seeks 8U baseball players

The Hobart Storm is in need of four 8-and-under baseball players for its part-time travel team. Players may play for in-house town leagues and play for the Storm in elite tournaments during the weekends. For details, call Luke Donsbach at (219) 313-2920.

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