Post-Tribune Latest news from Post-Tribune Online en-us (Editor) Post-Tribune 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Football: Charles Salary leads LaPorte into sectional after big regular season ]]> Lead story image

Charles Salary has a simple approach when he gets a handoff. “Don’t get tackled,” Salary said during a phone interview Tuesday. The LaPorte running back has been doing a pretty good job of accomplishing that feat. Salary is approaching a single-season school record for rushing yards. “I look for seams and get what I can get,” he said. The Slicers are off this weekend, but are starting to get ready for an Oct. 31 5A sectional game against Michigan City. Salary has 1,985 rushing yards. He needs 56 yards to set the single-season school rushing record, held by Airrence Shark, … ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:08:40 -0500 <![CDATA[ Girls Cross Country: Hanover trio making footprints to semistate ]]> Lead story image

Joy and accomplishment surrounded the disappointment experienced by Hanover Central’s girls cross country team at the Crown Point Regional. While the Wildcats didn’t qualify as a team for Saturday’s New Prairie Semistate, a trio of runners — juniors Lindsey Kolanowski and Olivia Umlauf and freshman Emily Sarna — qualified as individuals. Kolanowski and Umlauf have been there before — both setting personal records at semistate a year ago — while Sarna’s qualification was a pleasant and welcome surprise. “We’re a little disappointed we didn’t make it out as a team, but that’s life,’’ Wildcats coach Steve Foulds said. “There’s disappointment … ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:54:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Girls Volleyball: Freshmen making big impact as Andrean advances to sectional semifinals ]]> Lead story image

WHEATFIELD — First-year Andrean coach Hether Lytton has been waiting for her team to hit their peak. They couldn’t have picked a better time to start that surge. The 59ers defeated Wheeler, 25-14, 25-18, 23-25, 25-12 in the Class 3A Kankakee Valley Sectional Class 18 opener Tuesday night with strong serving and aggressive net play. Andrean moves on to play Knox at 10 a.m. Saturday morning. A win in the semifinals will put them in the 4 p.m. championship match. The complete effort Tuesday is something Lytton hasn’t seen all season. “We came out much more on top of our … ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:50:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Local Briefs: Purdue Calumet volleyball falls ]]>

Carissa Jones had seven kills and nine digs, but Purdue Calumet fell 25-15, 25-20, 25-5 to host Trinity Christian in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s volleyball. Haley Smith had 13 assists for the Peregrines (8-16, 3-8). Oilmen add Alayon: Rose-Hulman junior shortstop Kody Alayon, a Bishop Noll grad, will play for the Northwest Indiana Oilmen next summer. … ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:38:06 -0500 <![CDATA[ Tuesday’s Prep Scoreboard ]]> Lead story image

Prep Scoreboard Girls Volleyball CLASS 4A Munster Sectional Morton def. East Chicago Central Team scores — 25-8, 25-15, 25-8 Setting — (M) Vonnicia Felder 18 assists Serving — (M) Amanda Colvin 10 aces, Arianna Hawkins 3 aces, Jenny Pearson 2 aces Hitting — (M) Amanda Colvin 6 kills, Kendria Huff 5 kills, Stefani Holmes 3 kills, Arianna Hawkins hitting 3 kills Blocking — (M) Stefani Holmes 1 block kills Passing — (M) Arianna Hawkins 4 digs, Amanda Colvin 3 digs, Stefani Holmes 3 digs, Carissa Serratos 3 digs Records: Morton 16-13, 6-0 LaPorte Sectional Valparaiso def. Hobart Team scores — … ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:38:06 -0500