LaPorte resident Roger Dombkowski Sr. has been named this year’s recipient of the Interscholastic Athletic Officials Award for Excellence.
The Michigan City Elston graduate has been a licensed IHSAA swimming official for 30 years. He’s worked 15 sectionals, three regionals and five state finals. He’s also served as an IHSAA rules interpreter and clinician since 2010.
Merrillville-LaPorte game rescheduled: The Merrillville-LaPorte contest has been moved from Friday to Thursday.
Junior varsity game is slated for 5:30 p.m., and the varsity game will follow.
News and notes
Matt Lottich to speak at Calumet Sportsmanship Dinner: Valparaiso University men's basketball coach Matt Lottich will be the keynote speaker at the 64th annual Sportsmanship Dinner.
The dinner, slated for 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 19, will be held at the Halls of St. George in Schererville and will bring together the boys basketball players at the schools participating in five of the Region's sectionals.