Indiana Elite FC is proud to announce our partnership with RCD Espanyol de Barcelona to host a 2017 Player ID Camp for boys and girls ages 8-18 at the IEFC fields, 4901 E. 109th St., Crown Point, IN. The camp, overseen by RCD Espanyol and its Academy coaches, will run from Friday, June 30 to Monday, July 3.
Indiana Elite FC is dedicated to challenging soccer players to achieve success on and off the field through professional-level training and educational initiatives to engage and support the whole student-athlete. With some of the top professional coaches in the area, our teams have been showcased throughout the Midwest and across the country, competing in places such as Las Vegas, Arizona, Dallas, and Florida. IEFC is 1 of two clubs in the state of Indiana participating in the National Premier League (NPL), and is affiliated with the MRL, the USL’s exclusive Super Y League, Indiana Soccer League, and the Northern Illinois Soccer League.
The most important aspect of soccer is teamwork, and that team-like atmosphere was evident as team members and parents ran to greet each other with hugs and kisses at the Indiana Elite Futbol Club’s groundbreaking ceremony on May 10.
The new 56-acre complex, located on Samuelson Road in Portage, will begin construction in the next couple of weeks and will undergo three phases of construction. Phase one will include eight full-sized soccer fields and a temporary parking lot and restrooms; phase two will perpetuate the parking lot and restrooms, as well as add a concession stand; and phase three will expand into the other side of the complex to create five more soccer fields or to possibly create a futsal facility. Indiana Elite FC hopes for an August 2018 opening and to host their first soccer tournament that fall.
It’s bad when one ultrarunner asks ‘Are you from Indiana?’ and their response to your ‘Yes’ is ‘Oh, that stinks.’ Norm Williams was one of the four local runners battling through the trails of Georgia during the Georgia Death Race this past weekend.
A new roller hockey league in Portage is bringing Roller Hockey back to Northwest Indiana. Teams that feature colorful names like The Majestic Unicorns, StoneCutters, Iceholes, and The Muricans meet twice a week at Portage's Inline Sportsplex to face off and have some fun.
Libby Tobias, a third grader at Kolling Elementary, has taken gymnastics to the “next level,” jumping 2 levels after switching to the United Gymnastics Academy in Illinois. Most of her teammates are at least 2-3 years older than her.
When the cold and darkness comes to those who spend their time outside what do they do? Runners hop on the treadmill, swimmers dive back into the indoor pools, and some, well, they head down to Florida.
Crown Point Parks and Recreation Department has announced their dates for the adult "Back to School" sand volleyball leagues. Co-ed teams are scheduled to play on Tuesday, and Wednesday nights while a “women's only” league will be played on Thursday night. All volleyball matches will be played from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at “Sauerman Woods Park” outdoor sand volleyball courts located at 1000 East South Street in Crown Point, Indiana. Team entry fee is as follows:
What does it mean to have a family? Is it unconditional love, support and care? Is it the happiness that is bounced from one to another on a daily basis? Or is it the thrill of doing things together for the reward of creating lasting memories? There is not a better answer other than “all of the above” when it comes to creating a family bond. Doing activities together, like the Tour de La Porte (TdL), is rewarding for families. Shawn Arnsbarger is a mother and a six year TdL veteran who enjoys biking the beautiful trails of La Porte with her kids and supporting the runners to be the best they can be.