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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: Carly Cappello outduels Ally Rohn but Noll falls to Calumet Christian

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 …

Football: Lowell prevails in a runaway over Hobart


LOWELL — It didn’t look like anyone could outdo Lowell quarterback Zach Bobos after he broke a tackle and cut back about three different ways for a 50-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Then, it was Ike James’ turn to show off. James broke …

Football: Trevor Berg and Josh Barajas lead Andrean to rout of Highland


MERRILLVILLE — Finish. That was the word that Andrean coach Phil Mason used several times in an interview before Friday night’s matchup with NCC rival Highland. “For us, it’s about finishing. We haven’t been playing snap to whistle — we’ve been shorting ourselves,” he said. …

Football: Second-half surge propels Lake Central past Michigan City


MICHIGAN CITY — The situation was eerily familiar to the one Lake Central faced two seasons ago. The last time the Indians visited Ames Field, they entered the game 5-0 and in first place in the Duneland Athletic Conference. They returned to St. John after …

Football: Charles Salary key as LaPorte beats Merrillville

LaPORTE — LaPorte senior running back Charles Salary gives Northwest Indiana defensive coordinators nightmares and Friday night’s matchup against Duneland rival Merrillville was no different. Despite missing practice the entire week with a sprained ankle, Salary scored two touchdowns while rushing for 238 yards on …