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RailCats re-sign left-hander Liguori

RailCats-re-sign-left-hander-LiguoriThe Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the re-signing of left-handed pitcher Lars Liguori on Thursday. 2019 marks Liguori’s sixth season of professional baseball and third with Gary.

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PNW Golf Travels to GLIAC Championships Friday

PNW-Golf-Travels-to-GLIAC-Championships-Friday-2019The Purdue University Northwest women's and men's golf team travels for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships set to begin Friday and runs until Sunday.

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Valparaiso University honors Ivy Tech professor Leonard Corso and his commitment to students


“Shhh, It’s A Surprise!” read a secret email sent to students, colleagues, and friends of Professor Leonard “Lenny” Corso.

On Friday night, Corso, Anatomy and Physiology Professor at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso, thought he was invited to a panel discussing health occupations with students and parents. In reality, a group of senior nursing students collaborated to honor this special professor.

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PNW Men's Golf Finishes in 6th at KWC Panther Invite

PNW-Mens-Golf-Finishes-in-6th-at-KWC-Panther-InviteThe Purdue University Northwest men's golf team finished in sixth place at the Kentucky Wesleyan College Invitational that took place on Sunday and Monday at the Pearl Club. The team had a total of 610 team points during the two-day event.

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The 2019 Chicago Cubs: what to expect and where to look


The Cubs’ 2018 Season ended rather traumatically. There were massive roadblocks throughout the year, like Kris Bryant’s injured shoulder, Yu Darvish making his Cubs’ debut with an injured elbow that limited him to eight starts, and an offense that, in the words of Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, was simply “broken.”

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NFL to Honor Hammond as One of Its ‘Original Towns’ During ‘NFL100’ Centennial Celebration


  • Hammond to host live NFL 2019 Draft pick
  • Event to be open to the public at Hammond Sportsplex April 27th

When the Hammond Pros took the field as one of the original NFL Teams, not many people knew what the NFL would become over the next 100 years. Now, nearly 100 years after the National Football League was born in Canton, Ohio, the NFL is celebrating the 13 communities, including Hammond, that were home to the teams in its inaugural season. The initiative is part of ‘NFL100,’ a year-long commemoration of its centennial season bringing together generations of football fans, players, communities and all 32 clubs for a unique line-up of programming and activities.

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Slicers Dominate Wolves in DAC Softball Opener


The Michigan City Wolves and the La Porte Slicers battled each other in the opening game of the Duneland Athletic Conference (DAC) competition on Wednesday afternoon. The rivalry has existed for many years and was tested once again. The crowd filed into their seats on a sunny day to witness the exciting hit fest hosted by the Slicers. The game started off close, but the Slicers opened up the lead and topped the Wolves 11-2 in five innings of play.

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2019 March Madness Lifer Predictions


The wait is over and let the madness begin! After the March 17 Sunday Selection, the 68 teams for the 2019 NCAA Tournament are set.  

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La Porte High School Winter Guard Wins Scholastic Open Class 2019

images/sports/lpc/laporte-slicers.jpgThe La Porte High School Winter Color Guard won the Scholastic Open Class at their contest Sunday, March 17th. The contest was sponsored by the Midwest Color Guard Circuit and held at Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing, IL. Complete results of the Scholastic Open Class were as follows:

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PNW Baseball Hangs Tough with Saint Leo Tuesday

PNW-Baseball-Hangs-Tough-with-Saint-Leo-Tuesday The Purdue University Northwest baseball team was unable to hold on to an early lead as the Pride suffered a setback against Saint Leo, 8-6, Tuesday.

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Gymnasts Show off Their Balance at IHSAA Regional Girls Gymnastic Championship


Gymnastics requires balance. Whether on the floor, the beams, the bar, or the vault, balance is the key to success in this sport. It also extends off the mats as students learn life lessons in balance: balancing academics with athletics, balancing social schedules with meets, and balancing personal goals with the sisterhood of their team.

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