Carmen Rosado’s power surge on Monday marked the first time in her career that she has hit multiple home runs in a single game.
"I thought I was done with basketball, but then this whole thing at Lighthouse happened and something told me, 'I need to go back to that school,'" said Smith, who is also a Gary firefighter.
"She was one of the few people who took the game from something the girls did in the summer time to making it an official IHSAA sport."
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Quimari Peterson believes he let West Side down by missing a potential game winner at semistate. Regardless, the senior still had a remarkable season and helped revitalize the program.
Ethan Pryor's pick six was the difference in TF South's 12-8 win over Oak Forest.
"Middle Tennessee is probably the greatest thing to ever happen to me."
Michael Zajac knew that Valparaiso was struggling to hit the ball on Friday afternoon, so the senior first baseman didn’t mind taking a few hits of his own.
"No one deserved this season and the success we had more than him."
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Jessica Carrothers averaged 23.3 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 4.1 steals per game in Crown Point's state championship season.
When prep football finally came back in Illinois after a pandemic layoff, TF South's Chris Cox needed a little time to get acclimated.
Arizona recruit Madi Elish got it done in the circle and at the plate for nationally-ranked Crown Point on Thursday.
“I am going into (track season) with a target on my back but it’s always nice to receive or be congratulated like this."
"We didn’t want to feel like that again and that loss might’ve been the best thing that happened to us that year because we knew what it was like to win and we knew what it was like to lose.”