La PORTE – Short, tall, large, small.
MICHIGAN CITY – Not that Connor Bakota was going to steal the thunder on a night when Jason Kobe joined classmate Lukas Balling in Marquette’s 1,000-point club, but the fellow senior got a big reaction of his own when he threw down a breakaway dunk in the third quarter against Hammond Morton.
La PORTE – After expediting his fourth sectional title, two-time state champion Ashton Jackson quickly fist bumped the La Porte and Chesterton coaches and made a beeline for the hallway.
UNION MILLS – Three Porter County Conference round-robin and tournament titles, two 28 consecutive wins against PCC opponents and the most wins in program history (84) for a class.
PORTAGE — For the last six minutes and 11 seconds of the first half, Michigan City’s Jamie Hodges stewed on the bench as he sat with two fouls.
Looking to bridge the gap between winter and spring sports, the La Porte High School football program will conduct a skills and drills clinic for seventh and eighth graders on four Saturdays in February and March.
La PORTE — It’s been tough for Sydney Hill and La Porte to keep spirits up through the struggles of a winless season, but the Slicers senior is still managing to find the silver linings through all the dark clouds.
La PORTE — Porter County has long been a hotbed for high school gymnastics, with teams annually competing for individual and team honors at the state level.
HEBRON – When the Porter County Conference tournament organizers contacted Jim Baske about honoring all the leading scorers from the schools, they gave the former LaCrosse star a heads up.
HEBRON – After a few months of professional basketball in Slovakia, Jake Kitchell reached a crossroads in his playing career.
The final scores didn’t show it, but La Porte had to sweat out the fourth and final semi-state berth in Saturday’s Michigan City Regional.
HEBRON – It took Westville less than four minutes to find itself in deep foul trouble against Morgan Township in Saturday’s Porter County Conference tournament final.
MICHIGAN CITY — All season long, Jordan Heckard and his La Porte team have worked to replicate a ‘family.’
MICHIGAN CITY — Over coach Mike Megyese’s first four seasons with Michigan City, it won eight out of nine games over its La Porte County rival.
MORGAN TOWNSHIP – No matter how many times Chris McGowen looked at his scorebook, the numbers weren’t going to change, as hard as they were to believe.
MORGAN TOWNSHIP – South Central took the court with the fury of a Mike Tyson first round Friday.
After losing by one pin in last year’s sectional championship, the La Porte girls left little doubt who was the best on Saturday at City Lanes, winning the preliminary round by 248 before besting Valparaiso 398-340 in the final.
HEBRON – Sometimes, the game comes easily to Westville as it flows freely from one end of the court to the other.
HEBRON – Before taking the floor for Wednesday’s Porter County Conference tournament, freshman Jack Haschel got a little advice from his brother Sam, who graduated last year from South Central.
MORGAN TOWNSHIP – Turning off the water on Tri-Township’s prolific 3-point shooting was the key to Westville’s upset hopes in Tuesday’s Porter County Conference tournament quarterfinal.