“I think we laid it all out and did really well. I’m glad we made it this far. We weren’t expected to and I think we blew everyone away with how far we’ve come."
Here's a look at how games from across the Region unfolded.
Lake Central visits Valparaiso to close the regular season.
Valparaiso advances over Crown Point
“We just knew that the better team was going to win through their passing, and we had to go to the ball first, every single time and never give up throughout the whole game."
Bill Marshall and Valparaiso football were having a season to remember when they ran into Merrillville on Oct. 1.
Bill Marshall won’t start game planning for Morton until Saturday morning.
A goal in the 31st minute by sophomore midfielder Kate Weber was the difference as Valparaiso won its 20th sectional title.
Valparaiso and Chesterton play in a rematch of last year's sectional final.
With one goal in the first half Tuesday, Gage Kruper felt a huge sense of relief.
“This one means a lot. We haven’t been 7-0 in I don’t know how long. They haven’t lost a DAC game in I don’t know how long. So coming out here and doing our job felt good."
The Vikings host the Pirates for their homecoming game.
Jack Kuka was taught early on in life about the impact that acts of kindness can have on others.
Lake Central tried to clinch the Duneland Athletic Conference title while Valparaiso tried to force a tie.
“We had to probably go through something like (the loss to Chesterton) to figure out who we are a little bit. We know where we’re at. We know we can compete with good teams."
Lake Central hosts Valparaiso in Duneland Athletic Conference action.
This fall, Andrean and Boone Grove won't be playing in a sectional final.
After training with his uncle Joe, a former Valparaiso all-state runner, at high elevations in Montana, Vikings junior Jimmy Dillabaugh seeks to help his team return to state.
The ping pong balls decided the biggest matches should come first in the boys soccer sectional draw Sunday night.
Crown Point and Valparaiso struggled on the front nine but turned it around. Michigan City's Taylor Skibinski is state-bound for a third year after a three-person playoff.
Ricky Hall Jr. and Hayden Vinyard each scored three touchdowns as Valpo remained unbeaten.
Valparaiso and Crown Point meet in a DAC matchup.
“It’s such a great honor to grow with this entire team and I can tell you now that one of the hardest things I’ll ever have to do in life is letting go of all this when it’s over."