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St. Mary Catholic Community School Students to Participate in Regional Underwater Robotics Competition

St-Mary-Catholic-Community-School-Students-to-Participate-in-Regional-Underwater-Robotics-CompetitionRobotics club members at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point are currently developing underwater robots and learning how they help to keep our seaports safe at MATE Regional ROV Competition to be held at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago.

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Morgan Township 7th Grade Girls Basketball Team Finishes Season 17-0!

Morgan_Township_7th_grade_girls_basketba-1The Lady Cherokees, coached by Mike Boukis, finished off their season winning 1st place in their tournament Saturday. This is an amazing group of talented young ladies, who have worked hard, as a team, to accomplish this. The Lady Cherokees are undefeated for two seasons in a row. Giving them a 27-0 record.

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LIFERS Kyle and Steve Battled for Putt Putt Bragging Rights at Zao Island

Zao-2LIFERS Kyle Hovanec and Steve Neville recently took to the greens of Zao Island this week to battle for the title of "King of Putt Putt" at ValpoLife.

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Jackson Elementary in Chesterton Holds Color Run


Students, family members and teachers participated in Jackson Elementary School’s Color Fun Run hosted by the PTO on Sunday, Oct. 5 on the track at Chesterton Middle School.

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JP Garza Scores Game Winner in Purdue Calumet's 3-1 Victory at Calumet College

PUC-PeregrinsJP Garza’s goal in 79th minute broke a halftime tie to help lift the Purdue University Calumet men’s soccer team to a thrilling 3-1 league victory over rival Calumet College of St. Joseph Wednesday at East Chicago Central High School.

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6th Grade Ginter Reality Hornets Finish Undefeated, April 2014

ginter-hornetsThe 6th grade Ginter Reality Hornets finished undefeated (4-0) at the University of Michigan Big House Champions Hoopla. By winning this tournament Ginter now qualifies for the Boo Williams National tournament in Virginia Beach in August.

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CJWMS Cheerleading Gets First Place in La Porte

crown-point-hs-cheerleading-2014The Colonel John Wheeler Middle School cheerleading team competed at La Porte last weekend and came out with a first place in middle school large division and Grand champions highest score over the entire competition!

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Crown Point Wrestling Camp in Early December

crown-point-bulldogs-logoAny wrestler from kindergarten trough fifth grade is invited to attend the Crown Point wrestling Christmas camp, set for early December at the high school.

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Lake, Porter Schools Battle It Out in Cross Country Meet

Lake-Porter-Cross-Country-2013-1Eight teams showed up for the Lake Porter Middle School Cross Country Meet held at Woodland Park tonight. Competing were host teams Portage Willowcreek and Fegley, along with Crown Point’s duo of Colonel Wheeler and Taft; from Valpo, Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin, and rounding out the roster were the Hobart Brickies and Chesterton Trojans.

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Cal Ripken World Series Live on

rsn-logoFans of youth baseball around the country will be focused on Northwest Indiana as the Cal Ripken 12U World Series begins play on Friday in Hammond. Those who aren’t fortunate enough to make it to the games in person at beautiful Optimist Sports Complex can still catch all of the action.

Thanks to the cooperation of AM 1230 WJOB and the City of Hammond, the Region Sports Network will offer live streaming audio and video of all games during the World Series on

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We are a small staff, and while we will be out at several games, events, and gatherings, we can’t be everywhere. We are always looking for folks to share their news with us, no matter what the event. If you are involved with something that positively affects the community, we want to know about it.

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