Pro wrestling in South Bend

IMPACT Wrestling is holding Prelude To Glory on Oct. 18 at the Palais Royale in South Bend, its final show leading into Bound For Glory on Oct. 20 in suburban Chicago. Bound For Glory is IMPACT’s biggest event of the year. The event, presented by Wrestling Travel, starts at 6 p.m. and will air live on IMPACT Plus. Tickets start at $20. Students in grades K-8 are admitted free with a paying adult. Use the code “Kids” at checkout for a free children’s ticket. Tickets can be purchased at or prior to the event at the Palais Royale box office.

Westville keeper correction

The Westville goalie was incorrectly identified in Wednesday's article on the Blackhawks' girls soccer sectional match with Kouts. It was Maddie Stark.

NP breezes by Adams

New Prairie cruised by South Bend Adams 25-14, 25-11, 25-7, in its senior night volleyball match Wednesday. Elise Swistek picked up 12 kills, 17 digs and six aces in the sweep. Katie Hancock racked up five kills, six aces and seven blocks, while Holly Wykoff contributed six aces and 11 digs. Haley Robinson made nine kills and Shaye Tolch distributed 29 assists for the Cougars (23-7, 9-2 Northern Indiana Conference).

Volleyball sectional schedules set

Dates and times have been set for the high school volleyball sectionals with all La Porte County teams in action Oct. 17. La Porte plays South Bend Adams at 5 p.m., followed by Michigan City and SB Riley, in the Class 3A Mishawaka Sectional. At Class 3A South Bend St. Joseph, New Prairie meets SB Washington in the second match at about 6:30 p.m. In Class 2A at Bremen, Westville faces the host Lions at 5 p.m. with South Central and SB Career Academy in the second match. At Class A West Central, LaCrosse takes on Oregon-Davis in the opener at 5 p.m. At Class A Morgan Township, Marquette plays Washington Township at 6 p.m.

Girls on the Run 5K in La Porte Nov. 9

Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana is preparing to celebrate its fall season participants at its annual fall 5K events at the La Porte County Fairgrounds on Nov. 9 in La Porte and on Nov. 10 at The Pavilion at Wolf Lake in Hammond. Individuals of any and all abilities are encouraged to participate. The 5Ks are open to the public and all proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana. Girls on the Run is a positive youth development program that uses fun running games and dynamic discussions to teach life skills to girls in 3rd to 8th grade.

For the La Porte 5K, on-site registration, packet pick-up and pre-event activities begin at 10 a.m. Registration closes at 11:30 and the untimed 5K starts at noon. For the Hammond 5K, on-site registration, packet pick-up and pre-event activities begin at 1 p.m. Registration closes at 2:30 and the untimed 5K starts at 3. It costs $25 for an adult (18 and older) and $15 for youth (17 and under), which includes an event shirt and finisher's medal. For more information, visit

Valley Hills offers rates, tourneys

Valley Hills Golf Course in Rolling Prairie is offering a student rate of $5 every day until the end of the year for anyone in grade school, high school or college. Anyone wanting to set up a night golf tournament can call the course at 219-778-2823 with their information.

Marquette Dig Pink Match Thursday

In conjunction with the school’s Denim Day, Marquette volleyball will host its Dig Pink match tonight when South Bend Adams visits the Scholl Center. Director of academic advising Mary Kay Mark, a breast cancer survivor, will present the game ball prior to the varsity match at approximately 6. Marquette Athletics will collect donations with funds raised for the Side-Out Foundation to be used for a clinical trial specifically for patients with stage 4 breast cancer, the most advanced form of the disease and the least funded of research. Fans are also encouraged to wear pink.

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