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RailCats re-sign left-hander Liguori


RailCats-re-sign-left-hander-LiguoriThe Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the re-signing of left-handed pitcher Lars Liguori on Thursday. 2019 marks Liguori’s sixth season of professional baseball and third with Gary.

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Portage's rally not enough as Vikings outlast Indians 13-10

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The Indians and the Vikings duked it out once again on Portage’s softball diamond Wednesday night. The game did not disappoint, including late game rallies by both sides. The score was 7-5 going into the last inning before the Vikings put up six additional runs, making the score 13-5 going into the bottom of the 7th. Portage’s response was putting up five runs in a late rally. Both teams played with determination as the game was on the line and abilities were tested.

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CCSJ Women's Bowling Ends Season at XBowling Sectional


CCSJ-Womens-Bowling-Ends-Season-at-XBowling-SectionalThe Crimson Wave women's bowling team competed in the USBC XBowling Sectional this weekend in Addison, IL.. The Crimson Wave entered the sectional as the 11th seed.

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The 2019 Chicago Cubs: what to expect and where to look

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The Cubs’ 2018 Season ended rather traumatically. There were massive roadblocks throughout the year, like Kris Bryant’s injured shoulder, Yu Darvish making his Cubs’ debut with an injured elbow that limited him to eight starts, and an offense that, in the words of Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, was simply “broken.”

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NFL to Honor Hammond as One of Its ‘Original Towns’ During ‘NFL100’ Centennial Celebration


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  • Hammond to host live NFL 2019 Draft pick
  • Event to be open to the public at Hammond Sportsplex April 27th

When the Hammond Pros took the field as one of the original NFL Teams, not many people knew what the NFL would become over the next 100 years. Now, nearly 100 years after the National Football League was born in Canton, Ohio, the NFL is celebrating the 13 communities, including Hammond, that were home to the teams in its inaugural season. The initiative is part of ‘NFL100,’ a year-long commemoration of its centennial season bringing together generations of football fans, players, communities and all 32 clubs for a unique line-up of programming and activities.

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2019 March Madness Lifer Predictions

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The wait is over and let the madness begin! After the March 17 Sunday Selection, the 68 teams for the 2019 NCAA Tournament are set.  

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CCSJ Baseball Returns From Texas Taking Wins From Austin and Dallas Christian


CCSJ-Baseball-Returns-From-Texas-Taking-Wins-From-Austin-and-Dallas-Christian The Crimson Wave baseball team returned from spring break 3-6 after weather early in the week kept the men off the field.

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Chesterton opens up sectional play with a win over Portage

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After an extremely intense and thrilling regular season, many of the region’s best teams came into the postseason hungry to take home the sectional crown and make a deep run in the tournament.

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Dodgeball League Registration Is Open Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Duneland, Portage, South Haven and Valparaiso Clubs


BGC-NWI-Dodgeball-League-Promo-2019Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Duneland, Portage, South Haven and Valparaiso Clubs are offering league registration for Spring Dodgeball. Registration is open now at the Duneland, Portage and Valparaiso Clubs, with the South Haven Club’s registration beginning on March 1. Most of the Club leagues will begin April 9 through May 16; with the Valparaiso Club’s league beginning April 1 through May 4, 2019; and Portage Club’s League beginning on April 8 through May 24. Please see specific Club league information below:

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High School Gymnasts Support and Encourage Teammates at IHSAA Annual Girls Gymnastics Sectionals

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The stakes were high Saturday afternoon as hundreds of high school gymnasts across Northwest Indiana competed individually and as a team at the Girls Gymnastics Sectionals to earn a spot in the IHSAA Regional Competition. Although the high-stakes event brought extreme stress for most, some spectators sat back and enjoyed watching the hard work of each gymnast shine during their performances.

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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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