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Crown Point Defeats Portage in Sectional Championship

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The 53rd annual IHSAA Baseball Sectional Championship featured two elite teams with Crown Point facing off against Portage. The Memorial Day match-up at Crown Point High School was an exciting game that CP won 6-0.

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A family that coaches together

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Keyona Gardner, Assistant Coach for boys track and field at West Side Leadership Academy, and her husband, West Side’s Head Coach Rob Gardner were high school rivals.

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Chesterton Trojans outrun Portage Indians

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The Chesterton Trojans defeated the Portage Indians 14 - 2 at Chesterton High School on Wednesday evening. Fans of both teams gathered around the softball field. Some stood in the areas around the edge of the field, made muddy from the previous day’s rain. While the area surrounding the field was mucky, the softball diamond was dry and ready for some postseason action.

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Portage Coasts triumphs 14-3 Victory Over Merrillville

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The Portage Indians competed against the Merrillville Pirates in the 35th Annual IHSAA Sectional Softball Tournament on Monday night. The Indians jumped on the Pirates early in the game, leading 8-0 in the first inning. They used their first inning triumph to coast to a 14-3 victory.

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Hard work and endurance pay off for IHSAA Boys Track and Field Sectionals Athletes

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A few lingering afternoon rain drops couldn’t dampen the spirits of those gathered at Portage High School Thursday afternoon for the IHSAA Boys Track and Field Sectionals.

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The future is bright for girls’ track


As Beyonce says, “Who runs the world? Girls.” At today’s IHSAA Girls Track & Field Sectionals, it was apparent that she is right.

Athletes from ten local schools joined at Chesterton High School to compete. This was the first postseason hurdle to clear for upcoming state competitions. Many of these girls have been working toward this goal since November. For one runner, however, an injury had her sidelined early on.

girlstracksectionals3Ariana Steele, LaPorte Sophomore, spent the first months of the track & field season on crutches and in air-casts as she healed from micro-fractures.

“I couldn’t even walk,” Steele said.

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Chesterton Trojans Win Against the Portage Indians 6 - 0 Girls Softball


The Chesterton Trojans won in a defensive game against the Portage Indians in girls softball on Thursday. Both teams showed off a good defense, with the Trojans only scoring in four of the nine innings and the Indians getting no runs the entire game.

“[The Trojans] are a very good offensive team, we need to try and limit them,” said Portage head coach Joylyn Ichiyama before the game, “We need to compete because they are the top of the DAC.”

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Eight Schools Race to the Finish Line at the Boy's Track & Field DAC Invitational

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Under a bright blue sky, eight high school track teams gathered together for the Duneland Athletic Conference Boy’s Track & Field Invitational. Lake Central High School played host to the meet.

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New Conference Records, Sportsmanship Highlight NCC Boys/Girls Track & Field Championships

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Hobart High School senior Elena Polizotto set a new Northwest Crossroads Conference record Tuesday evening with her first place, 11’3” pole vault. She and fellow Hobart athletes competed in the NCC Track & Field Championships alongside representatives from Lowell High School, Andrean High School, Highland High School, Munster High School, and Kankakee Valley High School.

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Athletes give it their all at the DAC Girl's Track & Field Invitational

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Lake Central took first place out of eight schools on a chilly night at the DAC Girl’s Track and Field Invitational Tuesday evening at Valparaiso High School. All of the events showcased the passion and dedication of the teams and its athletes.

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Portage Indians and Valparaiso Vikings baseball duel it out

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The Valparaiso Vikings rallied behind their pitcher during their Tuesday night duel with the Portage Indians, taking a 6-2 win thanks to timely hitting, and a complete game performance by starter Ryan Troxel.

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