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RailCats Sign Pair of Pitchers in Coursel and Samuel


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsThe Gary SouthShore RailCats signed Michigan City, Ind., native Robbie Coursel and left-handed pitcher Mario Samuel before Monday’s series opener vs. the Winnipeg Goldeyes. In order to make room for Coursel and Samuel on the active roster, Gary traded outfielder Reggie Wilson to the Rockland Boulders of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball (Cam-Am League) for a player to be named later and removed right-handed pitcher Scott Plaza from the 23-man active roster.

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PNW Mens and Women's Cross Country Brings in 2018 Recruiting Class


PNW-Mens-and-Womens-Cross-Country-Brings-in-2018-Recruiting-Class Coming off the program’s first season in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), Purdue Northwest cross country coach Austin Warner recently announced the addition of 12 incoming student-athletes as part of his 2018 recruiting class.

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Tough Night at the Office: RailCats Baffled by Lincoln Lefty Wooten


Tough-Night-at-the-Office-RailCats-Baffled-by-Lincoln-Lefty-WootenEric Wooten kept the RailCat offense off-balance for 8 1/3 innings and Christian Ibarra broke open a scoreless game with a three-run homer in the fifth inning to pace Lincoln to a 5-1 victory in front of 3.496 fans on Office Wednesday at the U.S. Steel Yard. With the loss, the RailCats dropped their first series since July 9-11 vs. Texas and finish the six-game homestand 3-3.

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PNW Women's Basketball Earns Second Best Team GPA on WBCA Academic Top 25


PWN-Womens-Basketball-GPA-2018The Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball program showed their dominance in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year, earning the second best GPA in the nation in back-to-back years after the Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll was announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Tuesday.

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Cats finish 6-day, 7-game Texas road trip 6-1 with 2-1 loss to AirHogs

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The Gary SoutShore RailCats offense managed just two hits and were unable to finish their six-day, seven-game road trip a perfect 7-0 after falling to the Texas AirHogs, 2-1, on Wednesday night at AirHogs Stadium in the final game of the year between the two teams. Wednesday’s loss snapped Gary’s season-high-tying eight game winning streak, however, the ‘Cats did split the two-game series after shutting out Texas, 4-0, on Tuesday.

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PNW Athletics Top 15 Countdown; #2: Purdue Northwest Competes Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference


PNW-Athletics-Top-15-Countdown-2-Purdue-Northwest-Competes-Great-Lakes-Intercollegiate-Athletic-ConferenceThe Purdue University Northwest athletics department was highlighted by many firsts, school records and other academic and athletic success during the 2017-18 season.

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‘Cats 5-game Winning Streak Snapped in 10-4 Loss to Canaries


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsAn early 1-0 lead and three RBIs from Colin Willis wasn’t enough for Gary on Monday night in the series opener against Sioux Falls as the RailCats fell to the Canaries, 10-4, at U.S. Steel Yard. Monday’s loss snapped Gary’s five-game winning streak and was the RailCats first loss during their six-game homestand.

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PNW Top 15 Moments of 2017-18; #7: Mikulich earns ESPN Top Ten Play vs UIndy


PNW-Top-15-Moments-of-2017-18-7-Mikulich-earns-ESPN-Top-Ten-Play-vs-UIndy The Purdue University Northwest athletics department was highlighted by many firsts, school records and other academic and athletic success during the 2017-18 season.

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RailCats Bring Back of Tillman Pugh


RailCats-Bring-Back-of-Tillman-PughThe Gary SouthShore RailCats signed outfielder Tillman Pugh for third time in the last four years and traded right-handed pitcher Yasutomo Kubo to the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League for future considerations before Monday’s game vs. the Texas AirHogs.

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PNW Top 15 Moments of 2017-18 | #11 Purdue Northwest Athletics Unveils Lalaeff Fischer Golf Training Center


PNW-Top-15-Moments-of-2017-18-Number-11The Purdue University Northwest athletics department was highlighted by many firsts, school records and other academic and athletic success during the 2017-18 season.

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PNW Top 15 Moments of 2017-18, #15: Flessner earns NCBWA Pitcher of the Week


PNW-Top-15-Moments-of-2017-18-15-Flessner-earns-NCBWA-Pitcher-of-the-Week The Purdue University Northwest athletics department was highlighted by many firsts, school records and other academic and athletic success during the 2017-18 season.

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