MICHIGAN CITY -- After an 18-day layoff since its opener, it looked like Marquette was starting all over Saturday.
When Ethan Osowski looks at Spike Albrecht, he sees a basketball player not too different than himself who beat the odds to make it at the highest level of college.
Due to LaPorte County’s rising seven-day positivity rate for COVID-19 and out of an abundance of caution, Michigan City High School Athletics will be limiting spectators at winter athletic events until further notice.
UNION MILLS – Sure, 3-point shooting is Delanie Gale’s calling card, but the South Central junior doesn’t want to be labeled as a one-trick act.
WESTVILLE – At 5-feet tall, Kayley Bowley has always had to go to much greater lengths to get by in athletics, so the Westville junior guard adopted a do-whatever-it-takes attitude.
WESTVILLE – Postponements have set back the start to Westville’s boys basketball season to Dec. 11, but with a roster brimming in inexperience, Drew Eubank isn’t complaining.
MICHIGAN CITY – After working on his 3-point shooting all off-season, Jamie Hodges, Jr. wanted to show it off against Marquette on Saturday, when the Michigan City sophomore guard hoisted seven treys in the first quarter alone against the Blazers.
UNION MILLS – After Brendan Carr averaged nearly 15 points and 11 rebounds a game last season, the question for South Central’s 6-foot-8 center is, what’s his ceiling?
LaCrosse has put its varsity and junior varsity boys basketball teams on pause until Dec. 14 after a player tested positive for COVID-19.
MICHIGAN CITY – From a group of spare parts to state and regional champions, Michigan City’s Pop Warner 12U football team has come a long way from the group that David Smoot II and some other dads cobbled together several years ago.
NEW CARLISLE – Size, experience, versatility and coaching continuity could all add up to a breakthrough season for a New Prairie program defined by mediocrity and change dating back to its last sectional title in 2003.
NEW CARLISLE – Basketball runs deep in the Flagg family, going back to grandpa Mike, who played at Rolling Prairie, followed by his son Jason and daughter-in-law Brandee (Sinka), who both played at New Prairie.
Saturday’s Marquette Catholic game with Michigan City was supposed to mark the first time that the Blazers hosted the Wolves in the on again, off again history of the cross-town match-up.
LACROSSE -- Based on one night's performance, Ben Garwood and Kyle Gorski could be one of the better combinations in the Porter County Conference that doesn't wear a Kouts uniform.
KOUTS -- As the fouls on Kaden Manna mounted, Ray Tarnow kept looking down at his depleted Marquette bench, hoping a viable option would magically appear.
LACROSSE – With only a couple schools in the Porter County Conference who have football teams, there aren’t too many basketball players who look like they’ve ever been in a weight room.
La PORTE – Plenty of points, roughly 80 percent of La Porte’s scoring went out the door of Slicer Gym after last season, ushering in a new look for a new season with a team of new faces and a new style.
La PORTE — The lighted half-court concrete slab at the Ott-Large house has been the site of some competitive basketball over the years.
UNION MILLS -- After South Central's second one-possession loss to a larger-school opponent, Wes Bucher wasn't content with the old college try.
MICHIGAN CITY – Every sports schedule is tentative in today’s COVID-19 world, so even though Michigan City lists Gary West Side as its final home opponent on Jan. 29, Senior Night was celebrated Thursday just to be on the safe side.