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65th Annual Sportsmanship Dinner Highlights Outstanding Integrity in Youth Athletics of the Region

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In the Region, a strong focus is placed on sportsmanship in youth athletics. Northwest Indiana has no shortage of skilled, talented, and dedicated players. However, in order to succeed in athletics and in the real world, students must also learn positive sportsmanship. The 65th Annual Sportsmanship Dinner honored Region teams by inviting players to break bread with one another and awarding plaques and scholarships to schools displaying the best examples of sportsmanship-like conduct.

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Excitement and Success at Boys Swimming Sectional Finals at Chesterton

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All around the Region, student athletes and coaches are putting in long hours of training and practicing as IHSAA tournaments are quickly approaching. On Saturday afternoon, the swimming and diving teams from around the Region joined together to compete at the Sectional Championships at Chesterton High School.

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Crown Point Lady Bulldog's Historic Basketball Season Ends at Semi-State Game

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The Crown Point High School Basketball Team’s remarkable, undefeated season saw its end on Saturday with a 28-61 loss to the Hamilton Southeastern Royals at the semi-state game. The Lady Bulldog’s finished their year as Regional Champions after a remarkable year of dedication, grit, and success that few predicted from the young team.

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Student Athletes Demonstrate their Tenacity at IHSAA Boys 2019 Munster Sectional Swimming & Diving Finals

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Students from all over the Region have spent months training, hoping for a flawless performance when they hit the pools at the IHSAA Boys 2019 Sectional Swimming & Diving Finals.

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Rivals Valparaiso Vikings and Chesterton Trojans Excite the Crown at the Region’s own Crosstown Classic

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The stands were full to the rafters Friday night as the Valparaiso Vikings boys basketball team welcomed the Chesterton Trojans for the big rivalry game of the year. Valpo ultimately took home the win with a final score of 67-39.

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Crown Point Boys Basketball vs. Lake Central


For Crown Point and Lake Central fans, the ultimate Friday night is watching their teams compete in a heated head-to-head basketball game.

The Lake Central Indians Boys Basketball (11-12) battled against the Crown Point Bulldogs (10-8). The game was intense and tight throughout the entire game, but Lake Central ended up on top with a score of 51-42. Both teams were very well represented by fans and fellow students who cheered them on loudly.

crownpointlake2The Crown Point and Lake Central pep blocks were on fire during the game, each having their own theme to support the teams. Lake Central’s pep block theme was based around “America” with the students wearing red, white, and blue colors. Many students had American flags...

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CCSJ Bowling Keeps Rolling at Norse Classic


CCSJ-Bowling-Keeps-Rolling-at-Norse-Classic Let the good times roll. Both the men's and women's Calumet College of St. Joseph bowling teams were in action at the Norse Classic this past weekend, each with their own set of goals. For the Lady Wave, finishing out the season on a strong note was the key, with the men looking for one more solid tournament preformance to get them ready for the last tier one event of the year. Both achieved their goals, as they took home two top two finishes on Saturday afternoon in Kentucky.

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Crown Point High School’s Lady Bulldogs Triumphs Over the Penn High School Kingsman in Exciting Regional Championship Game

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High school basketball in Indiana is something that people take great pride in during the winter season. Great coaches, talented players, and supportive exciting fans are just a few things that make every season exciting and fun. This year, it is safe to say that the Crown Point High School Girls’ Basketball Team has had quite the successful season. Their daily training, commitment, and desire to do their best every single game has led them to the biggest game in the Region for girls’ basketball: the IHSAA 4A Girls Regional Championship Game.

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Chesterton Trojans Defeat Portage Indians at Boy's Basketball Conference Game with Score of 70-39


Game after game, the boys and girls of the Region’s sports teams show how to face a challenge with grace, grit, and determination. When the Portage Indians walked onto the court Friday night for the varsity boy’s conference game against the Chesterton Trojans, they knew they had their work cut out for them. The Trojans showed up with strong stats and were eager to get to the top of the conference standings. Both teams were unrelenting in their resolve to win, but ultimately, the hard work and fierce spirit of the Trojans brought them to victory with a final score of 70-39.

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Boys Basketball Merrillville vs La Porte 2019, Inducts Coaches into Pirates Hall of Fame


Growing up, we all have certain mentors that find some way to touch our lives and give us guidance along the way. For many, these role models come in the form of coaches who give guidance about the sports they play. Inevitability, they end up teaching the game of life as well. Nowhere is that more evident than at Merrillville High School, where three coaches were inducted into the Merrillville High School Coaches Hall of Fame.

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IU Northwest Names Jordan Lewis Its First Head Men’s Soccer Coach


IU-Northwest-Names-Jordan-Lewis-Its-First-Head-Mens-Soccer-Coach-2019Indiana University Northwest has announced the hiring of Jordan Lewis as its first head coach to lead its newly founded men’s soccer program, set to begin play in the fall of 2019.

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