MCBL signups Sunday

The Michigan City Basketball League (MCBL) begins its second session at 1 p.m. Sunday at Krueger Middle School. Age range is Kindergarten through eighth grade. Cost is $30. Sign up online at

Football tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale in the Michigan City and La Porte High School athletics offices during school this week for Friday’s sectional football game at Ames Field.

Tickets, which are $6, are available at Michigan City from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, and from 7:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Friday at La Porte. All tickets are $6. The game kicks off at 7 p.m.

LP Bowling Club breakfast Saturday

The La Porte Slicers Bowling Club is holding a Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Salvation Army building, 3240 Monroe St., in La Porte.

Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, and children 5 and under are free. Advance tickets are available from any Slicers bowler or coach as well as at the door.

LPHS Trick or Treat for Special Olympics 

The sixth annual Trick or Treat for Special Olympics will be at La Porte High School from 6-8 p.m. today. Children can dress up and have the opportunity to visit different stations run by sports teams and clubs from La Porte High School. The groups will have an activity and pass out candy at each station. Admission is $5 per child and all proceeds go to Special Olympics. Both the “I” St. and “F” St. parking lots will be open. This event is organized and run by the Slicer Student Athletic Council.

PNW to host baseball camp 

Purdue Northwest will host a four-week baseball camp at its Westville campus starting Jan. 12. Pride assistant coach Shane Prance will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to seven players per coach. Sessions are offered in hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunning. Space is limited. Registration is underway and parents can save an additional $20 through the end of November. Enter code NEWS20 during checkout to apply the discount. For more information, visit or call 866-622-4487.

Marquette hosts 3-on-3 tourney

In recognition of Marquette and Michigan City reviving its boys basketball rivalry, Marquette High School is hosting a 3-on-3 alumni basketball tournament Nov. 29 at the Scholl Center. The double-elimination tournament, which has a three-game minimum, is open to anyone from age 18 on up. A minimum of two players on each team must be Marquette Catholic or St. Mary’s alumni. The 2019 Thanksgiving Throwback will begin at 4 p.m. with an after-party planned at Barker Pub. Entry fee is $50. Register at:’

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