Emma Nolan

Prep Profile: Emma Nolan

Grade: Freshman

School: Marquette

Sport: Basketball

Favorite song: "Cha Cha" by D.R.A.M.

Favorite musical artist: Kid Cudi

Favorite TV show: Chowder

Favorite movie: "Insidious 3"

Favorite thing about your sport: I like the aggressiveness that can happen on plays.

Future plans after high school: I want to play in the WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association).

La Crosse High School 'Honor Our Heroes Night'

La Crosse High School is hosting "Honor Our Heroes Night" for those that protect and serve us locally, as well as across America. The girls/boys varsity basketball doubleheader versus Hebron is on Friday at 6 p.m. at The Tiger Den in La Crosse. Police and EMS will be honored at half of the girls (first) game and fire departments will be honored at half of the boys (second) game.

Heroes will be admitted to the game for free and are encouraged to wear their service uniform and/or helmet. Sign in at the door under your appropriate department. Help us spread the word to all police officers, firefighters (career and volunteer), sheriff's officers and emergency medical service staff. They have created a Facebook event entitled "Honor Our Heroes Night" that you may use to invite fellow officers and members.


La Porte Holiday Hoops Girls Camp

Got girls basketball players in grades K-8th? Looking for a couple of extra hours to get some shopping done? If so, drop off your basketball players at La Porte High School on Tuesday, Dec. 22, from noon-2 p.m. for games, contests, and basketball skill development. Cost is $10 per player. La Porte High School's girls basketball team, coaches, and players will staff this camp.


La Porte YMCA youth basketball

The La Porte County Family YMCA has started registration for its youth boys’ basketball program. Parents may register their child during any open hours at the YMCA member services desk. The program includes divisions for kindergarten-first grade, second-third grade and fourth-fifth grade. The kindergarten-first-grade division includes a half an hour of instruction preceded by a half hour scrimmage. The other divisions include a weekly game and one weekday practice.

The season begins with a coaches clinic on Wednesday, Dec. 30. Practices start the week of Jan. 4 and games begin Saturday, Jan. 9, and run through Feb. 13. The cost is $42 per child for YMCA members and $60 for non-members. All players receive a YMCA basketball shirt and awards.

The league also needs coaches for the upcoming season. For more information, contact sports director Kevin Upp at 325-9622 or kupp@lpymca.org.


SC, Westville 7th, 8th boys split

South Central's seventh-grade boys basketball team beat Westville 44-18. The Blackhawks' Trevor Henckel and Joey Coen both scored six points. Westville's eighth-grade boys basketball team defeated South Central 36-18. Joshua DeChantal led the Blackhawks with 11 points and five rebounds, and Jaron Hannon had eight points and five steals. John Rodgers posted two points and seven boards, while Jackson Shreves tallied six points and six rebounds.

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