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Purdue Northwest Athletics Inducts Williamson into Hall of Fame

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In a special brunch and induction ceremony Saturday morning at Purdue Northwest’s Center of Hospitality & Tourism Management, the PNW Athletics Department officially added long-time supporter Joe Williamson to its Hall of Fame. Williamson becomes the 61st member of the Pride Athletics Hall of Fame and was also recognized and honored during halftime of Saturday Purdue Northwest women’s basketball game with Ashland University (Ohio).

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Purdue Northwest Men's Basketball Hosts Davenport Thursday


Purdue-Northwest-Men's-Basketball-Hosts-Davenport-Thursday The Purdue University Northwest men's basketball team hosts the Davenport Panthers this Thursday for a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) game.

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PNW Women's Basketball Travels For A Pair of GLIAC Games


PNW-Womens-Basketball-Travels-For-A-Pair-of-GLIAC-GamesThe Purdue Northwest women's basketball team takes on Northern Michigan on Thursday and (17) Michigan Tech on Saturday for a pair of Great Lake Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games.

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Nunn Tough; Purdue Northwest Men Suffer 85-61 Loss to Lake Superior State


Nunn-Tough-Purdue-Northwest-Men-Suffer-85-61-Loss-to-Lake-Superior-StateJunior Chris Nunn (Anderson, Ind./Liberty Christian) logged team-bests of 14 points and eight rebounds, but the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team fell behind early and struggled to keep pace in an 85-61 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) loss to Lake Superior State University (Mich.) Saturday afternoon at H.D. Kesling Gymnasium in the James B. Dworkin Student Services & Activities Complex in Westville, Ind. The Lakers shot 52 percent (34-for-66) from the field and hit 12 three-pointers to fuel the road win.

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Nunn Has Big Game; Purdue Northwest Men Lose to Ashland, 78-66


Nunn-Has-Big-Game-Purdue-Northwest-Men-Lose-to-Ashland-78-66Sophomore Franklin Nunn (Anderson, Ind./Liberty Christian) had a team-high 23 points, but the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team could not maintain its big first-half lead and fell 78-66 to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) foe Ashland University (Ohio) Saturday afternoon at Kates Gymnasium in Ashland, Ohio. The Pride held a 33-19 advantage with just over two minutes remaining in the first half, but the host Eagles used a strong second half to rally back and build their own double-digit lead for the GLIAC win.

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Purdue Northwest Softball Announces its 2019 Recruiting Class


Purdue-Northwest-Softball-Announces-its-2019-Recruiting-ClassPurdue Northwest softball coach Niki Stansell has announced the recent signings of five players for the 2018-19 season. All five incoming players will enter PNW as freshmen next fall. Three members of the incoming class hail from the state of Indiana with one coming from Michigan and another from Illinois.

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Purdue Northwest Men Hang On for Historic 55-52 GLIAC Win over Northwood


pnw-logoA free throw by sophomore Lukas Vilkovsky (Kosice, Slovakia/Get Better Academy) with less than a second to play helped seal the deal as the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team made history Saturday capturing its first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) win, 55-52, over Northwood University (Mich.) at H.D. Kesling Gymnasium in the James B. Dworkin Complex in Westville, Ind. Senior Tyree Coe (Fishers, Ind./Fishers) led the Pride with a game-best 17 points shooting an impressive 7-for-12 from the field in the victory.

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Michalski Huge As Purdue Northwest Women Outlast UIndy for 62-57 Win


PNW-Michalski-Huge-As-Purdue-Northwest-Women-Outlast-UIndy-for-62-57-WinSenior Ellie Michalski (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) led the way with 17 points, six rebounds and a pair of blocks as the Purdue Northwest women’s basketball team captured an impressive 62-57 road win over University of Indianapolis in non-conference NCAA Division II action Saturday afternoon at Nicoson Hall in Indianapolis. After leading 34-33 at the break following a tight first half, the Pride never trailed over the final two periods building their lead as high as 10 points in the fourth quarter.

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The Best College Football Games and Recipes for an Entertaining New Year's Day

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For many people, New Year’s Day is all about sleeping in, eating a good breakfast, and the countless college football bowls! While there are a number of events happening to celebrate New Year’s Eve and ring in the new year, New Year’s Day can be just as fun of a party or get together.

On January 1, 2018, the Outback, Chick-Fil-A Peach, Citrus, Allstate Sugar, and Rose Bowl games will be on in the morning through the evening, providing competition and entertainment to share with family and friends all around. So as you, family, and friends all crowd around the TV for some college football, get ready to fill your kitchen bowls with game day recipes to munch and snack on. And of course, don’t forget to stock up on your favorite drink (so long as your NYE wasn’t ruined by it).

We gave it some thought, and here are the top five food ideas to supply as football bowl hosts and...

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Top 10 Sports Articles on LaPorteCountyLife in 2017

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We published hundreds of articles on the LaPorteCountyLife Sports Section this past year. Banquets, championships, and game coverage of incredible seasons were all fair game in 2017. With so much to choose from, we knew it would be a difficult choice, so we rounded up the best of the best for you!

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Big Game by Robertson; PNW Men Lose to Missouri-St. Louis, 75-63


Big-Game-by-Robertson-PNW-Men-Lose-to-Missouri-St-Louis-75-63Despite game-highs of 29 points and seven three-pointers by freshman Richard Robertson (Fort Wayne, Ind./Northrop), the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team completed play in the Maryville Classic with a 75-63 loss to Missouri-St Louis Tuesday afternoon at Moloney Arena in St. Louis, Mo. The Pride struggled offensively connecting on just 31 percent (21-for-68) of their shots from the field.

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