Back in eighth grade, Celeste Barclay wanted to play football, but her mom told her no.
Then-junior Purdue walk-on Tommy Luce walked into the team meeting room just before a summer basketball workout in late-August 2018.
As if replacing legendary football coach Russ Radtke after his departure from New Prairie to Portage wasn't hard enough for athletic director Ben Bachmann, he now has the logistical issues that come with hiring three additional coaches amid the COVID-19 outbreak that has closed schools acros…
With the completion of four online classes this spring, Ryan Fazekas will earn his degree in business administration from Valparaiso University.
Amid the turbulent times of life during the corona virus outbreak, Paul Neidig will ascend to the lead chair of the Indiana High School Athletic Association.
Coaches and athletes are hanging on to a thread of hope that there will be a spring sports season of some kind, and the Indiana High School Athletic Association left that window cracked Thursday in announcing a pair of adjustments to its practice requirements.
Following today’s directive by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb that all Indiana schools will be closed until May 1, the Indiana High School Athletic Association announces that this year’s IHSAA boys basketball state tournament is officially cancelled.
Westville's Jason Hannon is one of 71 Indiana high school seniors -- 39 boys and 32 girls -- who have been chosen as first-team Academic All-State by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.
Creighton sophomore forward Jacob Epperson vividly remembers his first time driving to La Lumiere School.
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Amid the corona virus chaos of the week, doing e-learning from home and having the restaurant where he works closing, Nate Ware received a message from his mom Monday to call this number.
MUNCIE – As Makenna King waited to climb on the balance beam, her final event in Saturday’s state gymnastics meet at Ball State’s fan-free Worthen Arena, the South Central sophomore and her coach, Christine Garcia, shared a pleasant exchange, smiled, fist bumped and hugged.
Michigan City's Reggie McKinney has signed a letter of intent to play football for Manchester University. The Wolves lineman is pictured with head coach Phil Mason.
Note: The following is a list of The News-Dispatch’s top boys basketball players in La Porte County this season, as compiled by the staff. The group of 12, listed alphabetically, was compiled based on statistics, writer observations and coaches’ input.
MICHIGAN CITY — Off the basketball court, Jamie Hodges, Jr., is a quiet, soft-spoken 15-year old who chooses his words carefully.
Prior to Thursday afternoon’s news that the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak and concerns, the organization was planning on continuing the two tournaments as planned, but with limited fans in attendance.
UNION TOWNSHIP — When the Indiana High School Athletic Association announced Thursday that there will be no fans permitted into Worthen Arena for Saturday’s state gymnastics finals, Makenna King was nowhere near as disappointed as most participants.
For Barak Coolman and the Valparaiso boys basketball team, it will be business as usual, even though the circumstances are far from the usual.
PORTAGE — One of Yogi Berra's famed baseball quip malapropisms stated, 'Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical.'
The clock is winding in a close basketball game. A player hits a shot as the buzzer goes off and the officials rule it was released in time and counts.
The long, bumpy road to respectability will continue at LaCrosse, which endured its 16th consecutive sub-.500 finish this season.
NORTH JUDSON — At 6-foot-7, 245 pounds, Brendan Carr is a big piece, both literally and figuratively, to the puzzle for South Central boys basketball as it looks to continue its forward trend next season.
NORTH JUDSON — For the better part of three-plus quarters, South Central scrapped and clawed with prohibitive favorite LaVille in a sectional final and gave itself a chance.
PORTAGE — About a year ago, in the midst of Makenna King’s low point of her promising, young gymnastics career at the Valparaiso Regional, her mom Corey told the 14-year-old she had to experience such a failure in order to ultimately achieve her goals.