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Girls Golf: Jen Gough, Valparaiso upsets Chesterton for sectional title

VALPARAISO — Never count Valparaiso out at sectionals. The Vikings, the fourth-best team in the Duneland Athletic Conference this year, were clearly unmoved by a middle-of-the-road regular season. Friday, in their own sectional, they shot a 348 at Valparaiso Country Club, beating a struggling Chesterton …

 

Girls Golf: Crown Point’s Tiffany Curtis repeats as medalist at Lake Central Sectional

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ST. JOHN — Tiffany Curtis didn’t feel any added pressure to repeat as medalist at the Lake Central Sectional. “Even if I didn’t do it, I hoped that my team finished well,” the Crown Point junior said Friday. She got the best of both worlds. …

Football: History in the making for Calumet

HAMMOND — Calumet couldn’t have gotten off to a better start against Bishop Noll pushing them back 10 yards on the game’s first three plays on Friday night. The Red Warriors dominated from start to finish — minus a couple blips in between (4 turnovers) …

Football: Boone Grove scratches out first-ever conference win

CEDAR LAKE — It was a night of firsts for both Boone Grove and Hanover Central. The Wolves (2-3, 1-2) recorded their first Greater South Shore Conference win in history, while Hanover Central lost its first football game since Nov. 5, 1971 — a span …

Football: Merrillville extends winning streak against Michigan City to 15 games

MERRILLVILLE — Merrillville football fans may have had their hands near the panic button in the first half of Friday’s game against Michigan City. The Pirates had gained only one yard of total offense in the first quarter. The Wolves held a three-point edge and …

Football: Jake Paliga allows Andrean to slip past Hobart

Jake Paliga powered the ball into the end zone with a quarterback sneak with :09 left for the win.

Football: Ethan Young keeps Whiting unbeaten in romp over Lake Station

LAKE STATION — Whiting coach Jeff Cain did not steal his Oiler’s offensive game plan from 1960s recording artist Bob Dylan, although both gentlemen have the same thought process for success. It was Dylan who wrote the famous song “Forever Young,” a song that has …

Football: Ike James notches 5 more TDs as Lowell charges past Highland

HIGHLAND — The Ike James coming out party continued Friday with Lowell’s 45-7 victory over Highland. The junior Red Devil running back rushed for 188 yards and five touchdowns in the romp. “I had five touchdowns when I was younger, but not recently,” James said. …

Football: Jeff Proctor scores 4 TDs in first half to power Munster past Morton

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MUNSTER — No matter how big the play made by the visiting Morton Governors, no matter how many yards they picked up on the play, the Munster Mustangs always had an answer. All those answers added up to a 59-41 Munster victory over the previously …

Football: Lake Central edges LaPorte

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ST. JOHN — Lake Central had a huge decision to make. The Indians were tied with LaPorte with less than five minutes remaining Friday. Lake Central faced a fourth-and-2 from the Slicers’ 17. The Indians called a timeout and then decided to go for it. …

Football: Artie Equihua, Crown Point send Portage to first 0-5 start since 1976

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CROWN POINT — After Crown Point suffered its first loss of the season last week, it remained to be seen how the Bulldogs would respond on Friday night against winless Portage. And the Indians took an early lead. But Crown Point eventually gained control, topping …

Football: Chesterton’s defense stumps Valparaiso

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VALPARAISO — It was senior night for Valparaiso. The Vikings didn’t play much like they were in the mood for any kind of celebration. Give Chesterton credit for making the Vikings pay for their inability to move the ball consistently Friday in a 23-7 victory …

Football: Week 5 Prep Football results

Friday’s Prep Results

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Girls Golf

Valparaiso Golf Sectional

Valparaiso 348, Chesterton 354, Portage 421, Hanover Central 438, Boone Grove 475, Merrillville 532

Valparaiso — Jennifer Gough 79, Brooke Fullenkampf 83, Elise Lee 90, Lauren Caputo 96

Chesterton — Grace Davis 84, Elyse Stasil 84, Andrea Hanas 89, Lexy …

Girls Soccer: Kankakee Valley makes statement by earning tie against top-ranked Chesterton

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CHESTERTON — There may not have been a winner on the scoreboard Thursday night, but the mood of the teams following the game would indicate otherwise. Kankakee Valley players, coaches and fans were all smiles after the Kougars played to a 2-2 tie with Chesterton. …

Boys Soccer: Nik Kajmakoski leads Munster past Lake Central

MUNSTER — With both teams playing back-to-back games in a span of 24 hours, the showdown between Lake Central and Munster would be determined by a difference-maker. Munster’s Nik Kajmakoski assumed that role for the Mustangs in a 2-0 win over the Indians (5-6-1) Thursday …