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Oilmen head into 3rd MCL playoffs in franchise history

With the third regular season in franchise history now in the books, the Northwest Indiana Oilmen turn their attention to their third Midwest Collegiate League postseason, which begins Tuesday night against the DuPage County Hounds. The Midwest Collegiate League playoffs are a two-round event, with …

 

Little League (9-10): New Albany overpowers Dyer in championship

LAKES OF THE FOUR SEASONS — The Little League 9-10 year-old State Championship game Monday evening pitted Jacob against Goliath. New Albany stomped through the tournament, winning by a 50-6 margin. Dyer had scratched its way to the final, outscoring its opponents by a total …

Josh May takes Buckley 5-Miler for fifth win of season

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LOWELL — To say Josh May is on a roll this running season would be a huge understatement.

The Homewood, Illinois, resident notched his fifth win of the year on Saturday, this time a little further south than the previous four as he traversed through …

South Central’s Kyleigh Werner edges CP’s Sandy Stefanski at Buckley 5-Miler

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LOWELL — The young up-and-coming runner was just too much for the grizzled veteran in the women’s division of the Buckley 5-Miler on Saturday at Buckley Homestead just east of downtown Lowell.

South Central High School senior-to-be Kyleigh Werner was behind 52-year-old and previous Buckley …

Auto Racing: Jeff Gordon wins NASCAR-record fifth Brickyard 400

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INDIANAPOLIS — With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again. Gordon won a NASCAR-record fifth Brickyard 400 on Sunday, eight days …

Golf: Taylor Noel edges Damon Jensen in playoff to defend Lake-Porter Classic title

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ST. JOHN — On the 17th and 18th hole of Sunday’s Championship round of the Lake-Porter Golf Classic, defending champion Taylor Noel and newcomer Damon Jensen were in a deadlock tie and actually in a losing battle. Both golfers had bogeyed the final two holes …

Golf: Sharp-shooting Roger Cole paces Senior Division at Lake-Porter Classic

ST. JOHN — Some big shots at big moments secured the senior title of the Lake-Porter Classic for Munster’s Roger Cole. Tied with Greg Wolff at 73 to start the day, Cole shot a 34 on the front nine and 39 on the back nine …

Lake-Porter Golf Classic results

Editor’s note: Jim Weidenfeller’s name was inadvertently omitted from the list of scores that ran in Monday’s Post-Tribune. A corrected list is below.

Sunday’s Results

At Palmira Golf Course, par 71

Championship Flight

Taylor Noel 75-75—150

Damon Jense 75-75—150

Ronnie Prestamer 76-82—158

Jesse Hudson 80-78—158 …

Dyer advances to 9-10 year-old Little League state championship game

LAKES OF THE FOUR SEASONS — Dyer advanced to the championship game of the 9-10 year-old Little League State Championship tournament with an 8-4 win over St. Joseph Sunday afternoon. Dyer will face New Albany Monday at 6:30 p.m. for the title. New Albany comes …

Auto Racing: Cannon dominates in late-model battle

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SCHERERVILLE, Ind. — In their last two meetings, it was close but no cigar for Jeff Cannon in side-by-side late-model feature battles with Anthony Danta at Illiana Speedway. On Saturday, he smoked him. The dynamic duo were 1-2 for the third week running, but this …

Summer Pairings

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Baseball

Little League (9-10)

Indiana state tournament

At Lakes of the Four Seasons

Thursday’s late results

Frankfort 13, Terre Haute North 11

Franklin 7, Brownsburg 3

Friday’s games

Terre Haute North 10, Brownsburg 9

New Castle 12, South Bend Southeast 3

Dyer 11, St. Joseph …

Dustin Crenshaw one of five RailCats players headed to All-Star game

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GARY — Dustin Crenshaw first heard he was an American Association All-Star in a text from Bill Stalhandske, the host dad of teammate Drew Muren. “Congratulations, All-Star,” Crenshaw said the message read. “I went online and checked it and was like ‘all right.’ It felt …

RailCats’ fast start not enough in loss to Winnipeg

GARY — The RailCats have been good enough this summer to stay comfortably atop their division in the American Association. They’ve stayed away from any kind of slump and if fact, have lost only one series since mid-June. But they also haven’t gotten on the …

Munster resident Dan Vidomos takes two stroke lead at Lake-Porter Golf Classic

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ST. JOHN — When Munster’s Dan Vidomos walked off the 18th hole with the first group of four at Saturday’s Lake-Porter Golf Classic at Palmira, his score of 73 was the lowest in Championship division. So when Vidomos was still in the lead after all …

Super senior Schnick defers to dad for advice

ST. JOHN — For Munster’s Doug Schnick, whose score of 74 leads the Super-Senior Division of the Lake-Porter Classic, he’ll tell you there’s a clear distinction between a Super Senior and one that deserves an asterisk. “I’m a super senior with an asterisk because I …

Historic Teagle Field hosts Babe Ruth All-Stars

CROWN POINT — From the time he was 14 years old, Austin Porter played for the Porter County Storm. The 2013 Morgan Township graduate owed much of his career — including his college scholarship — to the time he spent with the team in the …