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Girls Volleyball: Boone Grove turns back Hebron

VALPARAISO — The message was loud and clear with more than 100 people inside Boone Grove’s gymnasium wearing tie-dyed T-shirts that read: “No one fights alone.” That’s a huge shout-out to the two Wolves mothers battling cancer reiterating the school and people in the Boone …


Girls Cross Country: Andrean’s Kaycee Crist looks to make postseason noise


Andrean’s Kaycee Crist made the trip to Terre Haute for the state cross country meet three years ago as a freshman. Crist, now a senior, was there only as a spectator — not a participant — watching teammate Becca Conley finish 14th and earn All-State …

Boys Soccer: Portage sophomore Josh Gonzalez increases comfort level, role, productivity


As a freshman last season, Josh Gonzalez began by coming off the bench for around 20 minutes a game. Sometimes he would play more in the neighborhood of 40. He kept building, eventually earning a starting role toward the end of the season. And he …

Boys Tennis Sectional Capsule Previews

CROWN POINT Schedule: Wednesday: Crown Point vs. Lake Central, 4:15 p.m.; Thursday: Kankakee Valley vs. CP-LC winner, 4:15 p.m.; Rensselaer vs. Lowell, 4:15 p.m.; championship to follow. Players to watch: Bryce Bonin, Anthony Kendall (Crown Point); Jayson Savich, Ben Roesel (Lowell); Keith Crawford, (Lake Central). …

Girls Volleyball Insider: Cousins Bravo, Beck and Haas playing key roles for Wheeler this season


It’s one thing to have your parents and siblings come out for your volleyball matches. It’s another thing when your brothers, sisters, cousins, aunts and uncles come out to support you at each game. That’s the camaraderie and support that Wheeler’s Belle Bravo, Steph Beck …

Boys Soccer: Hebron faces deficit for first time all season, but rallies past Rensselaer

HEBRON — Nick Surber will never forget how he celebrated his 16th birthday. The Hebron sophomore made his already special day even more dramatic on Monday, posting a hat trick to help the Hawks remain undefeated with a 4-3 victory over Rensselaer. Hebron fell behind …

Girls Volleyball: Ally Rohn, Calumet Christian outduel Carly Cappello, Bishop Noll

Ally Rohn smashed the match-clincher in helping the Patriots claim their fifth straight win over the Warriors, 20-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-20.

Boys Cross Country Insider: Hanover’s Nick Zak bounces back from ailments after tough junior season


There was a spring in the step and an extra gear in the pace of Hanover Central’s Nick Zak as he competed in his sophomore season of cross country two years ago. At the 2012 Culver Invitational, near the end of the regular season, a …

Boys Tennis Insider: Brett Tauber has Griffith playing at an all-time high


The first time Brett Tauber grabbed a tennis racket and played, his dad, Jerry, admits he was scared. It was when Brett was about 4 years old and Jerry, who was the tennis coach at Calumet High School for 32 years before becoming a volunteer …

Girls Golf: Lake Central, Valparaiso, Crown Point finish 1-2-3 at regional


BATTLE GROUND — It was the Duneland Athletic Conference Invitational on Saturday at the Lafayette Jefferson Regional. On a sun-swept, perfect day, with just a hint of breeze, the DAC swept the top three spots at Battle Ground Golf Club. Lake Central, which was the …

Boys Cross Country: Wheeler’s Joel O’Shea wins Highland Invitational


HIGHLAND — Wheeler junior Joel O’Shea couldn’t mask his frustration after finishing in second place in the Class AA race at last Saturday’s New Prairie Invitational. But O’Shea’s mood was considerably more upbeat after this Saturday’s Highland Invitational. He even cracked a smile as he …

Girls Cross Country: Griffith’s Trinity Austin wins Highland Invite; Merrillville takes team title


HIGHLAND — The way Griffith’s Trinity Austin is running, she’ll eventually be thumbing through her own scrapbook — not her sister Taylor’s. Drawing inspiration from her older sister — a former star for the Panthers now at Indiana State — the freshman continued to make …

Prep Footbal: Week 6 results


Friday’s results Andrean 54, Highland 0 SCORING BY QUARTERS Highland 0 0 0 0 — 0 Andrean 7 14 26 7 — 54 INDIVIDUAL SCORING A — Trevor Berg 1 run (Chase Dawson kick) A — Berg 42 run (Dawson kick) A — Berg 8 run (Dawson kick) A — Jamie Johnson 29 …

Saturday’s prep scoreboard


Boys Soccer

Chesterton 4, Canterbury 1

Scoring — (C) Billy Biehl 2 goals and 1 assists; Trent Weller 1 goal 1 assist; Jared O’Dell 1 goal, Matt Blake 1 assist

Saves — (C) Joey Dishman 6

Records: Chesterton 14-0, Canterbury 10-2-1

Crown Point 1, Andrean …

Football: Crown Point tops Valparaiso in overtime


VALPARAISO — Troy Grady scored four touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime, as Crown Point pulled out a 27-24 Duneland win against Valparaiso on Friday night. But Bulldogs coach Kevin Enright was quick to praise the offensive line. “We challenged them to take control of …

Football: Week 6 results

Week 6 Football schedule

Friday’s results

Duneland Athletic

Chesterton 25, Portage 7

Crown Point 27,
Valparaiso 24 (OT)

Lake Central 35,
Michigan City 29

LaPorte 42, Merrillville 23

Greater South Shore Conference

Bishop Noll 47 River Forest 14

Boone Grove 38,
North Newton 14 …