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Rec Insider: Ten-year-old Duneland players prep for Pop Warner super bowl

Nine and 10-year-old Chesterton Pop Warner football players aim to give something to seasoned hometown fans that haven’t had the opportunity to celebrate in many years. The mitey mites Trojans extended their season through early December when they recently announced they would accept an invitation …

 

Local bowling league results

King of the Week 815, Freddie Demas, Olympia Lanes 815, Mike Mannino, Cressmoor Lanes Queen of the Week 737, Jackie Graan, Stardust III Weekly 300 Club CASEY’S — John Giggy; CRESSMOOR — Josh Skalba; INMAN’S — Josh Toth; OLYMPIA — Kevin Zatorski, Freddie Demas; PLAZA …

Guide sets personal best in Indiana muskie

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Chae Dolsen free-spooled his way Tuesday morning to landing the biggest muskie he has seen in Indiana. That’s saying something, considering he checked out the Indiana-record muskie in the live well when it was caught. Back to Tuesday. He did not have any clients, so …

Fantasy Football: This could be the week to tweak lineup

The injuries that seemingly crop up more frequently every year do provide fantasy owners with added intrigue and a reason to tweak every week.

Bowling Roundup: Lakeshore announces bowlers of the year

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Over the weekend, the Lakeshore Bowling Association announced its bowlers of the year based on its long-running point system, and a pair of bowlers earned the honor for the first time. Multiple hall-of-famers, Sandy Postma, earned the women’s senior bowler of the year while bowling …

Local bowling league results

King of the Week 842, Dave Knoll, Thunderbird Lanes Queen of the Week 750, Sherry Loving, Cressmoor Lanes Weekly 300 Club PLAZA — Andy Terzarial, Ruben Solis Jr.; RAY’S — Herman James III, Donta Isabell; STARDUST II — Jerry Alexander; STARDUST III — Jason Winters …

Recreation Roundup: Taltree run set for Nov. 1

Porter County’s Taltree Arboretum & Gardens will host its first Taltree 10K run/walk at 9 a.m. Nov. 1. The 6.2-mile trail run is billed as an event “for serious and not-so-serious runners and walkers.” Awards will be given for top overall male and female finishers, …

Outdoors: Crane Cruise coming to Medaryville

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Sandhill cranes are beginning to move. And aptly enough, the Crane Cruise (crane-cruise.com) is Saturday in Medaryville. The bike rides to see the sandhills vary from 12 to 50 miles (helmets are required). Registration is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lions building …

New look, same friendly atmosphere at World Gym in Highland

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At the core of the mission of World Gym in Highland has been a commitment to those looking for a serious workout. A recent renovation there hasn’t changed that business philosophy. Renovation work at the 15-year-old fitness center began in early August and is 90 …

GCABA bowler of year honors go to Verbich, Veenstra

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The Greater Calumet Area Bowling Association chose its 2013-14 bowlers of the year last week, with John Verbich of Griffith winning his first GCABA honor. Verbich averaged 236 at Plaza Lanes last season with four 300 games and an 800 series. But his biggest achievements …

Local Bowling Scoreboard for Oct. 9, 2014

LOCAL BOWLING SCOREBOARD King of the Week 823, Joe Crawford Jr., Cressmoor Queen of the Week 768, Kathi Tucker, Stardust III Weekly 300 Club OLYMPIA — Nick Garreffa; Russell Deer Jr.; PLAZA — Randy Harms, Mike Miloshoff, John Eddlemon; RAY’S — Brian Ginter; STARDUST III …

Outdoors: Munster teen bags 10-point buck with shotgun during youth deer season

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Adam Eickleberry is turning this nice buck thing into a habit. The Munster teen, who turned 16 on Thursday, shot a 10-point buck Saturday, Sept. 27, during the youth deer season. “It came out of nowhere, quiet as a mouse,’’ Eickleberry said. He was hunting …

Fantasy Football: Defense, special teams a key

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Even the newest of fantasy football addicts — yes, we are the ones who prefer to watch NFL Redzone than a regular game on Fox or CBS so we can keep track of our players — knows that one point here and there can make …

Bowling: Dave Fowble has overcome injuries to earn hall of fame induction

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Dave Fowble sure doesn’t look like he’s 37 years old. Lately, he walks with a limp, the byproduct of three knee surgeries and a lower back surgery that’s been acting up. “Yeah, I feel like I’m much older,” Fowble said, soon after arriving at his …

Local bowling league results

LOCAL BOWLING SCOREBOARD King of the Week 803, Ted Rosenquist, Inman’s & Jim Rutherford, Olympia Lanes Queen of the Week 721, Sandy Postma, Cressmoor Lanes Weekly 300 Club CAMELOT — Jerry James Jr.; CASEY’S — Cody Carlson; OLYMPIA — Jim Rutherford; PLAZA — Jimi George, …

Griffith Y announces new fall schedule

New hours and offerings have been announced for the Griffith Family YMCA at the old Franklin School. Fall hours at the Y are 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday; …