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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, February 24, 2017


PNW-15-Tops-ONU-in-OT-131-126#15 PNW Tops ONU in OT, 131-126
After trailing by double-digits in the first quarter, the No. 15 Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball team fought back and earned a 131-126 overtime victory over (RV) Olivet Nazarene in the opening round of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference post-season tournament.

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Two La Lumiere Seniors Honored as McDonald’s All American Hometown Heroes in 2017

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For the second year in a row, McDonald’s All American Hometown Heroes presented by American Family Insurance will traverse the country recognizing the 24 boys selected to play in the 40th Annual McDonald’s All American Boys Game, and for the first time, the 24 girls selected to play in the Girls Game. Northwest Indiana is represented in this game by two student-athletes from La Lumiere - Brian Bowen and Jaren Jackson.

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Northwest Indiana McDonald's Honors Fans as VU Men's Basketball Tops Milwaukee on Senior Night

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Tuesday night was a special night for many in attendance at the Valparaiso University men's basketball game. The night would feature a great game, a ceremony to honor the Crusader seniors, a performance from the Valparaiso High School Vikettes, and time to celebrate Northwest Indiana McDonald's Owners/Operators' (NIMO) partnership with the university.  

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City of La Porte Park and Recreation Department 2017 Spring-Summer Youth Sports Registration Open


La-Porte-ParksThe City of La Porte Park and Recreation Department announced today 2017 Spring/Summer Youth Sports registration continue at the Park Office at 250 Pine Lake Avenue, La Porte. Register for T-Ball (ages 5 & 6), Cal Ripken baseball (ages 7-12), Girls Slow Pitch Softball (ages 7-17) *Eighteen-year-old high school girls will be accepted, Babe Ruth Baseball (ages 13-15). Divisions determined by participant’s age on or before April 30, 2017.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, February 16, 2017


PNW-Falls-to-Trinity-Christian-Four-Way-Tie-for-First-in-CCAC-SouthPNW Falls to Trinity Christian; Four-Way Tie for First in CCAC South
The Purdue University Northwest men’s basketball team put together a valiant second-half effort, but it wasn’t enough in a 87-74 loss to visiting Trinity Christian College Wednesday night at the James B. Dworkin Center.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, February 13, 2017


PNW-Off-To-Best-Start-in-Program-History-with-Win-Over-NCCPurdue Northwest Off To Best Start in Program History with Win Over NCC
The Purdue University Northwest men’s tennis team continued to build on the best start in program history with a convincing 8-1 nonconference win over visiting North Central College Saturday at Match Point.

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Tickets on Sale for La Porte High School Girl's Basketball Regional Games


laporte-slicersTickets are now on sale in the La Porte High School athletic department for this Saturday's girls basketball regional. Only season tickets will be available for pre-sale at a cost of $10.00. Northridge plays Gary West Side beginning at 10:00 am central time followed by Merrillville vs La Porte at noon central time. The championship game is scheduled for 7:30 pm central time.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, February 10, 2017


PNW-Cassidy-Deno-Named-CoSIDA-Academic-All-DistrictPurdue Northwest's Cassidy Deno Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball senior Cassidy Deno was one of five players named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, February 6, 2017


PNW-Mens-Hoops-Drops-Decision-to-IU-South-Bend-75-70Men's Hoops Drops Decision to IU South Bend, 75-70
The Purdue University Northwest men’s basketball team dropped a 75-70 decision to Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent IU South Bend Saturday afternoon.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, February 2, 2017


PNW-Mens-Hoops-Falls-to-Olivet-Nazarene-Wednesday-NightMen's Hoops Falls to Olivet Nazarene Wednesday Night
The Purdue University Northwest men’s basketball dropped a 107-72 decision to Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Olivet Nazarene Wednesday night.

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Two La Lumiere Seniors selected for 2017 McDonald’s All-American Games


La-Lumiere-Seniors-selected-for-2017-McDonalds-All-American-GamesMore than 700 high school seniors were nominated to play basketball in the McDonald’s All American Games. Of the nine boys nominated from the state of Indiana, five are La Lumiere School students: Brian Bowen, Isaiah Coleman Lands, Jacob Epperson, Jaren Jackson, and Jordan Poole. From the 700+ nominees nationally, 24 boys and 24 girls were selected to make up the East and West teams, and two of the 24 boys chosen are La Lumiere School seniors who will play in the 40th Annual McDonald's All-American Game.

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