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Westside summer youth baseball league receives generous equipment donation

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As we prepare for summertime activities Mayor Ron Meer and Chief Mark Swistek are happy to announce a generous donation of baseball equipment to the Westside Summer youth baseball league.

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Hammond Sportsplex Hosts Friday Night Soccer League

Hammond-Sportsplex-Hosts-Friday-Night-Soccer-League-2018The Hammond Sportsplex is hosting a Friday Night Ages 30s, 40s and 50s Soccer League. Session 1 is 8 games from October 19th to December 14th. Playoffs will be January 4 and 11, 2019. Eight teams will qualify for playoffs. Team rosters are a 12 player maximum. All players must have a player card. There is a $10 fee for a player card.

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Hammond Sportsplex to Hold Pre-Registration Day

Hammond-Sportsplex-Pre-Registration-Day_2018 Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Sportsplex are hosting a pre-registration, sign up day on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

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NWI Lions United Brings Community, Athletics, and a Passion for Soccer to Northwest Indiana Kids at Season Kickoff


Northwest Indiana’s soccer community is vibrant and growing, and nowhere was that more evident than Northwest Indiana Lions United Season Kickoff on Saturday. Kids of all ages gathered on the Hamilton Fields outside Lowell for a day of friendly tournaments, skill games, and camaraderie.

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LaPorte Community Turbos Swim Club Seeking Assistant Coach

LaPorte Community Turbos Swim Club-02The LaPorte Community Turbos Swim Club is growing and taking things to the next level. We are excited to see where our competitive swim club is headed and we are currently looking to add to our coaching staff. If you want to work with great coaches and have an interest in helping swimmers learn and reach their goals, then we want to hear from you!

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La Porte Community Turbos Swim Club Qualify for State in 2018

LaPorte_Community_Turbos_Swim_Club_Quali-1---2018-07-19_13_47_31 The Indiana Summer Swimming Championship meets are here and the La Porte Community Turbos Swim Club are making waves!

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Y Announces New Michigan City Elston Branch Taekwondo Program

ymca-logo-red-orangeThe La Porte County Family YMCA proudly introduces Master Joe Lanning of Diamond Martial Arts, who recently launched his taekwondo program at the Y's Michigan City Elston branch.

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Briar Leaf Offering “NO FEAR” Ladies’ Clinics

Briar-Leaf-Offering-NO-FEAR-Ladies-Clinics-2018Briar Leaf Golf Club will once again offer its popular “NO FEAR” Ladies’ group golf clinics. Clinic subjects include: fundamentals of the swing, short game, how to get started playing golf, etiquette and rules of the game, how to purchase equipment, etc.

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Maple City Ice Fishing Classic Brings Local and Professional Fishing Communities Together

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Friday’s “Snowpocalypse” conditions were no match for the fishing spirit of the LaPorte community on Saturday morning, as dozens of local ice-fishers took part in the Maple City Ice Fishing Classic on Pine Lake.

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Hammond's Race to the Rescue Provides Help to First Responders, Gives Community a Chance to Grow


The sun rose this Sunday over Hammond’s Wolf Lake Pavilion to a great crowd for the city’s second annual Race to the Rescue - an event that sees competitors compete in a 9K foot race around Hammond’s Wolf Lake, and a 5K race also held along the shores of Wolf Lake, with the main event being a whopping 20-mile bike race throughout Wolf Lake Memorial Park. Each race provided its own challenges for the racers.

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Briar Leaf Golf Club in Top Shape Following a Great Summer, Head Out Take Advantage Before the Snow Flies!


Summer is quickly coming to a close and even though temperatures might be dropping, don’t let that stop you from enjoying an amazing round of golf at Briar Leaf Golf Club in La Porte. For the most part, the weather this summer has been ideal and now is the perfect time to take advantage of the beautiful conditions on the course at Briar Leaf.

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