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MICHIGAN CITY — On a night where the Michigan City football team was honored at halftime for their sectional and regional championships this past fall, the basketball verison of the Wolves didn't meet the physicality of their opponents, according to coach John Boyd.

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Saying goodbye is hard to do in most situations. After living in Northwest Indiana for 46 of my 47 years on this Earth, I can honestly say some tears rolled down my cheek as I wrote this — my final Gorch on the Porch column.

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If you looked around the Scholl Center on the campus of Marquette Catholic High School prior to the 2015-16 girls basketball season, you wouldn't find many postseason awards or trophies in the trophy cases around the building. In fact, you wouldn't have found a trophy because the Blazers had…

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WESTVILLE — Entering Tuesday night, Westville was averaging nearly 64 points per game.

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FULTON, Ind. — The pace of a basketball game can be faster or slower depending on the approach taken by a head coach.

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MICHIGAN CITY — After Mishawaka Marian's Zach Lattimer drained two free throws to make it 63-60 Knights with 03.6 seconds left, Michigan City had one final chance to force an extra four minutes of play.

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FULTON, Ind. — Being prepared for any athletic event is almost a prerequisite for victory, and Marquette girls’ basketball coach Katie Collignon was definitely preaching preparation for the Blazers’ Class A Caston Regional semifinal contest against Oregon-Davis.

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MICHIGAN CITY — There was a single sequence that defined the entire game for Marquette on Thursday night in their matchup with Hammond Bishop Noll at home before "Snowmageddon" hit around The Region.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Both La Porte and Michigan City have small gymnastics teams this season.

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VALPARAISO — After an errant pass tipped off of Michigan City junior forward Rayshon Howard's hands and led to a Valparaiso and-one opportunity on the other end of the floor with about 4:36 left in the fourth quarter on Tuesday night, Wolves head coach John Boyd could only put his head in hi…

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ANDERSON, Ind. — The afternoon started out great for the Michigan City girls bowling team in Saturday’s state finals at Championship Lanes in Anderson. About five hours later, sad faces were the theme.

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VALPARAISO — After the Marquette girls basketball team experienced a shaky defensive start on Friday night against Westville, Blazers' coach Katie Colliingnon was counting on a smoother beginning in Saturday night’s Class A Morgan Township Sectional championship against the host Cherokees.

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Chesterton wasn't able to end Carmel's impeccable 31-year state title-winning streak at the state meet in Indianapolis last season in girls' swimming, but they'll get another crack at it next week.

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WHEATFIELD — When Michigan City fell behind by 10 points early in the second quarter of Friday’s Class 4A Kankakee Valley Sectional against the host Kougars, Wolves’ coach Mike Megyese wasn’t worried.

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VALPARAISO — For all the scoring accomplishments that Marquette juniors Sophia and Emma Nolan have achieved in three years, there are moments where their impact and talent in a small block of a game can sometimes be blurred.

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La PORTE — Two prominent coaches and two exceptional athletes were recently honored for their distinguished Slicer careers.

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VALPARAISO — Mired in a seven-game losing streak, the La Porte boys basketball team was looking to plow some new ground in Thursday night’s Duneland Athletic Conference match-up against Valparaiso.

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CHESTERTON — If you would've told someone a couple of weeks ago that one of the better boys' basketball matchups in The Region to kick off the month of February was Class 4A No. 12 Chesterton and a young, fiesty Michigan City team riding a four-game winning streak, they probably would've loo…

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MICHIGAN CITY — "You're going to sit down over here and have a nice talk with Mr. Whitlow and you're going to say a lot of good things about me," Michigan City head coach Mike Megyese told junior forward Janicia Anderson while he prepped to take over the Wolves' pre-sectional practice from h…

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