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Boys Cross Country: Munster still can’t get past West Lafayette as Devils claim team, individual titles

NEW CARLISLE — The story lines for the individual and team competitions at Saturday’s New Prairie semistate followed a similar theme: Munster battling with meet favorite West Lafayette. The favorites would win out in the end, however, with Cooper Williams surpassing Munster’s Ryan Kritzer for …


Saturday’s Prep Scoreboard


Prep Scoreboard

Sectional football pairings

Class 6A

Sectional 1

Friday’s results

Merrillville 45, Crown Point 42

Lake Central 41, Lafayette Jeff 6

Friday, Oct. 31

Lake Central at Merrillville

Sectional 2

Friday’s results

Penn 43, Portage 7

Chesterton 17, Valparaiso 7

Friday, Oct. 31

Penn …

Girls Cross Country: Second-place Lake Central has four runners finish in top 15 at semistate


NEW CARLISLE — In the last two weeks, Lake Central’s pack has dominated the postseason, taking the top seven spots at the Gavit sectional and occupying spots two through seven at the Crown Point regional — both Lake Central victories. That pack faced an even …

Boys Soccer: Top-ranked Chesterton upset by Goshen in semistate semifinal


WARSAW — As members of Chesterton’s boys soccer team exited the field, they received a round of applause from their large contingent of supporters. The Trojans would not be returning to the pristine complex to play in Saturday night’s championship game of the Warsaw Semistate. …

Boys Soccer: Hebron’s undefeated season ends

LAKEVILLE — Hebron’s road to an undefeated season turned very slippery in the Class A LaVille semistate semifinals Saturday morning at Newton Park. After digging a four-goal hole on the dew slickened pitch, the Hawks rallied, but fell short losing to Argos 4-2. The loss …

Girls Soccer: Lake Central’s road ends at South Bend


SOUTH BEND — Lake Central definitely should celebrate its season, but there was nothing joyous about Saturday’s Class 2A South Bend St. Joseph Semistate semifinal game with Fishers. The Tigers scored four first-half goals in a span of 11:05 — utilizing their speed, talent and …

Girls Soccer: Wheeler falls to FW Canterbury

Wheeler dropped a 2-0 decision to Fort Wayne Canterbury in a Class A Argos Semistate semifinal on Saturday. The loss concluded another highly successful girls soccer season for the Bearcats (17-2-2), who were making their second straight semistate appearance — the first two in program …

Boys Tennis: Munster duo falls in state semifinals


Munster’s No. 1 doubles team of Alex Wisniewski and Adam Richter were able to make it to the second day of the individual state finals, but it wasn’t meant to be on Saturday as they lost in the semifinals. One or two shots in each …

Volleyball: Marijke Van Dyke delivers as Munster wins second straight sectional title


MUNSTER — The smile on Munster coach Tracy Summer’s face said it all after her team’s come from behind 25-18, 14-25, 21-25, 25-21, 15-12 win over Lake Central on Saturday afternoon in a Class 4A sectional championship. Summers watched her team fall behind 18-13 in …

Volleyball: Bishop Noll wins second straight title

HAMMOND — What reward do you give a team for winning its second straight sectional championship? You treat them to the haunted Amhurst Asylum in Valparaiso, of course. That’s what third-year Bishop Noll coach Dave Rodriguez did for his team after the host Warriors’ 25-10, …

Football: Merrillville tops Crown Point in thriller


CROWN POINT — Crown Point and Merrillville played an overtime thriller in the regular season. Round two was just as entertaining. DJ Wilkins completed a 45-yard touchdown pass to Terrance Grayson on a fourth-down play with 3:12 remaining to lead the Pirates to a 45-42 …

Football: Morton rolls past Gavit in sectional opener

HAMMOND — You have to feel bad for Gavit. Fresh off a 54-7 drubbing at home by Morton last week, the Gladiators had to face the Governors again this week in the sectional opener. And the results this time weren’t that much different. Morton scored …

Football: West Side fends off EC in overtime

EAST CHICAGO — What a difference a year makes. Last season West Side and East Chicago played for a Class 4A sectional title and combined for 90 points offensively in a Cardinal 2-point win. For Friday night’s rematch, the two teams had to go to …

Football: Andrean coasts to easy win over Hammond

MERRILLVILLE — Andrean scored early and often and in just about every imaginable way Friday night in routing Hammond 61-7 in the opening round of the Class 3A sectional. The 59ers scored on three touchdown runs, a touchdown pass, three fumble recoveries and an interception …

Football: Interception of screen pass sparks Chesterton past Valparaiso in 6A


VALPARAISO — Ranbir Singh, a finely chiseled 235-pound defensive lineman for Chesterton, called it a no-fly zone. Valparaiso, an offensively challenged team this season, was not going to beat the Trojans in the air.And defense has carried the Trojans all year. On Friday against the …

Football: Lowell jumps to 34-0 halftime lead, cruises to 4A victory over Griffith


GRIFFITH — Before Friday’s game against Griffifth, Lowell coach Keith Kilmer talked about playing to a level worthy of a team dubbed one of the favorites in Class 4A Sectional 17. His Red Devils team did just that with a dominant first half in a …