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Student Advisory Committee Members Announced for 2017‐18

Student-Advisory-Committee-Members-Announced-for-2017-18Eighteen high school student-athletes from across the Hoosier State will begin the school year as members of the 2017-18 IHSAA Student Advisory Committee (SAC).

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RailCats and Railroaders Suspended in 11th

Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsWednesday’s game between the Gary SouthShore RailCats and the Cleburne Railroaders was suspended due to rain with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th. The two teams will resume play tomorrow afternoon at 12:10 p.m. with Randy Santiesteban due up for the RailCats. The series finale will follow 30 minutes later in a full nine-inning contest.

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PNW Women's Basketball Earns Top GPA Honor in NAIA; Second in All Divisons


The Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball program showed their dominance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year, earning the top GPA in the NAIA after the Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll was announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Wednesday.

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Willis’ Walk-off Double Leads RailCats to Fourth Straight Win

Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsTied 4-4 in the bottom of the 11th, Colin Willis came through in the clutch for the second time on the night with a walk-off double to right-center field to give the RailCats their fourth straight win and a 5-4 victory over the Cleburne Railroaders. The walk-off win was Gary’s fourth of the season and put the RailCats in sole possession of first place in the Wild Card Standings.

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RailCats Sign Fabio to First Pro Contract; Activate Fowler From DL

Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsThe Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the signing of infielder Chris Fabio on Tuesday afternoon and activated left-handed pitcher Jack Fowler from the seven-day disabled list retroactive to July 11th. The RailCats also placed right-hander pitcher Marshall Pautsch on Irrevocable Waivers and traded left-handed pitcher Braulio Torres-Perez to the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League for a player to be named later.

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Purdue Northwest Approved for Year Two of NCAA Membership


Purdue University Northwest made another big step to full NCAA Division II membership with the NCAA’s approval of the athletic department’s advancement to year two of the three-year process.

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NWI Renegades Win Championship Game at Duel on the Dunes in Portage!

NWI_Renegades_win_Championship_game-2017The 13U NWI Renegades won the Duel by the Dunes Tournament, in Portage, IN, on July 9th. The team went undefeated in pool play to be the top seed and went on to win both the semi-final and championship games. The team had already racked up three separate 2nd place finishes this year so they were fighting hard for this win. Congratulations to the team and their families.

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RailCats Claim Middle Game With Extra-Innings Win

Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsRBIs from Chase Harris and Reggie Wilson in the top of the 12th guided the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 6-4 win over the Wichita Wingnuts on a long Wednesday night. The middle game of the series lasted just under four hours and featured 11 total pitchers between the two teams. Gary improved to 2-0 in the second half with Wednesday’s extra-innings win and is now 7-3 on the season in extra frames.

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RailCats Sign Former White Sox Outfielder Prospect Sullivan

Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsThe Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the signing of outfielder Tyler Sullivan. In a corresponding move, the RailCats have placed left-handed pitcher Jack Fowler on the disabled list with a tired arm.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, July 10, 2017

PNW-Purdue-Northwest-Selects-Michelle-Searer-As-Head-Cheer-CoachPurdue Northwest Selects Michelle Searer As Head Cheer Coach
Purdue University Northwest announces the appointment of Michelle Searer, as the university’s new head cheer coach.

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RailCats Shutout by Goldeyes, 5-0, in Series Opener

Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsThe Gary SouthShore RailCats (26-21) were shutout by the Winnipeg Goldeyes (23-22), 5-0, in the series opener on Thursday evening. The RailCats have now been shut out twice in their last three games and are 5-10 in the opening game of a series.

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