All-DAC Track announced
The Duneland Athletic Conference named its all-DAC teams in track and field, based on the conference meet results. La Porte's Riley Tuerff, the 100- and 300-meter hurdles champion, was the MVP for girls running events, while Michigan City's Ryan Stefanko was honored for boys field events. Others earning recognition were La Porte's Josh Dickson, Mitchell Gits, Connor Havens and Cole Raymond, who won the 3,200 relay, while Raymond (1,600) and Gits (3,200) were also individual champions, along with City's Justin Wozniak (discus). Tuerff, Wozniak and Stefanko were also recognized as state medalists.
Par-Tee Golfers back on course
The Wednesday Par-Tee Women golfers finally returned to action June 12 after three rainouts in a row. Results were: A Flight -- Low Gross, Sue Hughes and Sharon Weber; Low Net, Weber; Low Putts, Sally Sweney, Jane Shuger; Event, Shuger; B Flight -- Low Gross, Linda Hirsch; Low Net, Pam Jaracz; Low Putts, Mary Knaup; Event Jaracz; C Flight -- Low Gross, Low Net, Event, Ginny Litz; Low Putts, Sarah Moody; Event, Litz and Moody.
Special Olympics golf outing Saturday
There’s a need for golfers for Special Olympics La Porte County’s 16th annual golf outing on Saturday at Legacy Hills Golf Club in La Porte. Registration begins at noon and a shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. Cost is $70 per golfer, which includes a round of golf, cart, two drinks and one sandwich. They’re having a silent auction and money prizes for the winners. All money raised stays in La Porte County. For details, call 219-393-0636.
La Porte Post 83 drops four games in tourney
La Porte Post 83 Hamon Gray, an American Legion junior division baseball team, went 0-4 at the Post 6 Summer's First Pitch Tournament in Kokomo on Friday and Saturday. In the opener, La Porte fell 11-5 to Bristol Post 143. Nick Lemon took the loss, allowing nine runs on five hits in 3 1/3 innings, striking out three. Caleb McGuire and Cayden George each had two hits. In Game 2, La Porte lost 10-0 to Kokomo Highland Park. Riley Attar recorded the loss, giving up six runs on five hits in three innings, striking out four. LP’s Collin Howard went 2-for-2. In the third contest, La Porte fell to Terre Haute. No final score was reported. McGuire took the loss, surrendering four runs on three hits in five innings. He struck out seven and walked one. Luke Swistek led La Porte, going 2-for-4. In Game 4, La Porte dropped a 10-0 decision to Greenville. Alex Contreas tallied the loss, throwing 4 1/3 innings. Howard, Dom Miller, Spencer Noveroske and Attar each had one hit.
Annual Wiffle Ball tourney in New Carlisle
New Carlisle Hometown Days will host the 15th annual Wiffle®Ball Championship July 27-28. Pool play action begins July 27 at the New Prairie Little League complex with all teams guaranteed at least four games. The top 48 teams qualify for the July 28 Hometown Cup Playoffs, with the final four advancing to the Hometown Cup Finals at historic Migley Field. Registration is open until July 13 or until 80 teams are entered. Entry fee is $40 per team until June 29 and $80 after. Teams consist of four or five players. The championship features slow pitch rules with base-running. All ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information, visit www.hometowncup.com or contact Koby Keck at 574-876-2522.