Westville boys notch first win

Westville bested Hebron in a penalty kick shootout to earn its first boys soccer win of the season, 3-2, Tuesday. Andrew Henderson and Chris Bishop scored for the Blackhawks (1-9) with Carson Miller making six saves and contributing an assist.

City drops heartbreaker

Michigan City overcame a two-game deficit to force a fifth game Tuesday against Valparaiso, but the Vikings eked out the thrilling Duneland Conference volleyball victory, 25-21, 25-20, 23-25, 23-25, 16-14. Reece Shirley posted 13 kills and 19 digs for the Wolves (10-9). Ellery Dolezal connected on 11 kills, Micah Ruhe picked up 16 digs and Alexa Sparks set 21 assists.

Slicers blank Pirates

Andy Emmons (one singles), Alex Ake (three singles) and the doubles teams of Carson Stalbaum-Tristen Poe and Liam Wolf-Brock Schultz all scored shutouts as La Porte rolled over Merrillville 5-0 in boys tennis Tuesday. Graham Siefker added a 6-4, 6-2 victory at two singles.

NP clubs Clay

New Prairie made short work of South Bend Clay in volleyball Tuesday, crushing the Colonials 25-2, 25-4, 25-6. Shaye Tolch served up 17 aces to go with 18 assists, while Josie Troy notched 10 aces and six digs. Katie Hancock chipped in six digs for the Cougars.

Pumpkin 3 on 3 tourney Oct. 6

The Pumpkin Festival 3 on 3 double elimination basketball tournament will be Oct. 6. There will be youth divisions for fourth through 12 grade boys and girls as well as an adult division. Cost is $75 per team with trophies awarded to winners. Every participant will receive a T-shirt. Proceeds support the Westville boys baskerball team. For more information, contact Dale Lake @lake_dale@yahoo.com.

K of C Soccer Challenge Sunday

The Knights of Columbus of St. Michael Council in La Porte will hold its annual Soccer Challenge on Sunday at the YMCA soccer fields on Andrew Ave. The event is open to boys and girls ages 9 to 14. Registration will take place from noon to 12:30 with the competition lasting until 3. Birth certificates are required.

Pumpkin Festival Run/Walk Oct. 5

The 21st Annual Pumpkin Festival Run, sponsored by Westville Tri Kappa, is set for Oct. 5 Registration is at 7 a.m. in the Westville High School parking lot with the 5K Run and 5K Walk set to begin at 8. These events are for adults. A kids race will be held at Prairie Meadow Park (Birch Field 1) at 1 p.m.

Applications may be picked up at area sports clubs and sport shops, contact Jane Bachman at 219-898-3077 or jabachman305@gmail.com, or go to www.westvillepumpkinfestival.com.

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.

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