La Porte was able to navigate the Michigan City Sectional without Aniya Kennedy.
NEW CARLISLE – As Ella Bensz churned through the final half-mile of Saturday’s New Prairie Semistate, the La Porte senior heard coach Corbin Slater scream, “You’re going to state!”
UNION MILLS -- A heartfelt hug for his dad Brian, his play caller, another for his brother Brice, the center, one last group picture of three, and that was it.
A few years ago, when Lilly Zelasko was running in middle school and still trying to figure out the whole cross country thing, she asked her dad a couple questions after a race.
La PORTE – Their athletic acclaim came in volleyball, but for La Porte’s senior quartet of Paige Conklin, Halle Seaburg, Justine Talbert and Olivia Voelker, it all actually started on a softball field early in grade school.
Coaching amidst a viral pandemic certainly wasn’t what Grayce Roach envisioned when the former high school and college basketball standout decided to channel her passion for the game by teaching it to others.
MICHIGAN CITY — Already minus three players from a depleted lineup, including 6-foot-1 junior middle Aniya Kennedy, La Porte found itself down 17-10 in the opening game of Saturday’s Class 4A Michigan City Sectional.
La Porte's Cole Raymond won the Chesterton Regional in boys cross country, while the La Porte and New Prairie volleyball teams won sectional titles Saturday.
NEW CARLISLE -- As the third-quarter clock expired and the players started their march to the other end of the field, the spectators on the home side of Amzie Miller Field got on their feet and sent an ovation the way of the New Prairie Cougars.
NEW CARLISLE – For Emma Fleck, there’s nothing better than the sight and sound of one of her team’s hitters smacking a volleyball to the floor.
Nearly 100 runners and walkers, one coming all the way from South Carolina, participated in the first fall edition of the St. Stan’s/Trail Creek 5K on Oct. 10 at Nelson Park.
UNION MILLS — At small schools, football coaches sometimes have to come up with creative ways to draw athletes into the sport.
UNION MILLS — While Allee Garner was outside the gym doing an interview Tuesday, South Central coach Jan Fitzpatrick popped inside to see what was going on with the rest of the team.
LAKEVILLE -- As with most soccer teams this season, COVID-19 constraints put teams in catch-up mode, forcing them to get up to game speed in matches.
NEW CARLISLE -- There was a point in Saturday's New Prairie Sectional when it dawned on Lilly Zelasko where she was in the race, specifically running second, ahead of Chesterton's Bailey Ranta.
MICHIGAN CITY — Sunday is family dinner day at the Salary house, and given the drama of Friday’s 14-13 La Porte overtime win over Michigan City, the conversation was bound to be interesting.
The Indiana High School Athletic Association Executive Committee unanimously approved honoring three retired IHSAA administrators by officially adding their names to various mental attitude awards.