Valparaiso scored runs in each of the first three innings en route to its 10th consecutive win Tuesday. The 5-2 victory over Chicago State puts the Crusaders above the .500 mark for the first time this season.

Tanner Vavra and Spencer Mahoney each recorded two hits and an RBI as the Crusaders handed the Cougars their 12th loss in 13 games.

RailCats win exhibition opener: At Schaumburg, Ill., Drew Martinez and Danny Pulfer had two hits apiece and the RailCats pitching staff held Schaumburg to four hits as the RailCats defeated the Boomers 4-1 in their exhibition opener on Tuesday morning.

North Judson to offer physicals: IU Health will be offering athletic physicals at the North Judson High School gym from 5p.m.-8p.m. May 15. Student-athletes of all ages can receive a physical for the 2013-14 school year for $10. No appointment is needed.