Briar Leaf Golf Club, ideally located and easy to get to from anywhere across the region, offers golfers a great test with its classic, ever-improving layout and the scenic, challenging holes that make this a must-play destination in La Porte County for golfers of all ability levels.
La Porte – Fox Memorial Park – Thrills N Spills Skatepark
Truesdale Ave, La Porte, IN 46350
From the outside, the hype over region athletics may not seem that exciting, but for the athletes training each day, it’s a huge part of their high school or college careers. While that may not appeal to everyone, it’s exactly what Jackson Long, a senior at Lake Central High School, loves about the area.
The La Porte Slicers and New Prairie Cougars are going to roll back admission prices for their varsity football opener on August 18th. Tickets for the Cougars vs Slicers football game at Kiwanis Field will go on sale beginning August 1st in the athletic offices at both schools.
The RailCats welcomed members of the Boy Scouts of America to spend the night at the Steel Yard to emphasize the value of fun, family, and friends at their Scout Night Campout and Touch a Truck night.
The La Porte Community Turbos Swim Club participated in the USA Swimming Age Group State meet July 28-30 at The Natatorium in Indianapolis. This meet is for the top swimmers (ages 14 and younger) in Indiana compete against each other. Swimmers must have had a qualifying time in their age group and gender, which is set each September by Indiana Swimming, within the last year to qualify for this meet. The Turbos' Graham Siefker had a fantastic meet and competed in the 100 Backstroke, 50 Freestyle and 200 Backstroke.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats (39-30) were unable to complete the three-game sweep in the Lone Star State as the Texas AirHogs (26-42) took Tuesday’s tilt by a score of 5-1. This is the second consecutive series where the RailCats dropped the series finale in attempt of sweeping their opponent.
For Briar Leaf Golf Club GM and Golf Pro, Jay Williams, golf has always played a big part of his and his family’s life. From growing up loving the game in Springfield, Missouri, to cutting his teeth at courses in the Chicagoland area, and finally setting down roots in La Porte County with Briar Leaf Golf Club, Williams has always sought to share his love for the game with the people and communities with which he’s closest.
A complete game performance from Alex Gunn and four RBIs from Wilfredo Gimenez on Sunday night led the Gary SouthShore RailCats (38-29) to a 10-1 win over the Texas AirHogs (25-41) in the series opener. Gary never trailed on the night and scored seven of their 10 runs with two outs.
Sauers Buick GMC's 3rd Annual "Drive For Your School" Event Supports New Prairie High School Football Program
Sauers Buick GMC hosted their annual “Test Drive a New Buick” event with the New Prairie High School football team, the perfect way to connect today’s youth with the Sauers team and raise money for the Cougars.