Where’s the heating pad? 43rd annual Turkey Bowl played on hallowed Ruth Sabin grounds

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) A fun (if ache-inducing) LaPorte tradition continues as the 43rd annual Turkey Bowl took place Thanksgiving Day 2017 on the former Ruth ... Continue Reading →

LP park officials release details of pending Beechwood clubhouse renovations

Park department images At its Nov. 15, 2017, meeting, the LaPorte Park and Recreation Board approved design work for renovations to the Beechwood Golf Course clubhouse. “The renovations ... Continue Reading →

Could’ve gone either way, but Lowell edges New Prairie, 25-20, in regional

WNLP photos and story by Mike Kellems In a contest of two very well matched teams, the IHSAA Class 4A regional game between the New Prairie Cougars and the Lowell Red Devils lived ... Continue Reading →

Cougar fever is bubbling after sectional win

WNLP photos of Nov. 3 sectional by Mike Kellems (Click photos to enlarge) Stoked after their dominating sectional victory (42-7) Nov. 3 vs. South Bend St. Joe, the New Prairie ... Continue Reading →

Wolves triumphant over Slicers in sectional final, 38-10

The Slicers fought hard but could not repeat their regular-season victory over rival Michigan City in the football sectional final Nov. 3, 2017, at Ames Field. The Wolves’ win marked ... Continue Reading →

It’ll be an LP-MC sectional final after Slicers defeat SB Adams, 40-19

When they met in the regular season this year, the LaPorte Slicers and the MIchigan City Wolves gave fans an epic game with the Slicers scoring in the final seconds to win. Well, they’re ... Continue Reading →

What a barn burner! Slicers score on last play to defeat MC, 58-56, on Homecoming night

Photos and information by Bob Wellinski (Click photos to enlarge) You could hear the cheers emanating from Kiwanis from miles away Friday night, Oct. 6, 2017, as the Slicers and ... Continue Reading →

Slicers lose a heartbreaker, 37-35, to Crown Point

It was an entertaining nail-biter, but in the end Crown Point emerged with a 2-point advantage to defeat the Slicers Sept. 29, 2017, at Crown Point. Scoring was similar all night for ... Continue Reading →

Lucky boy gets bicycle in ongoing “Get Active, Get Fit!” program

The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte awarded its fall “Get Active, Get Fit!” prize recently to Donny, a sixth grader at Kesling Middle School. His prize was a brand ... Continue Reading →

Slicers dominate Lake Central, 56-7

The Slicers were not a kind host at Kiwanis Friday night, Sept. 15, 2017, as they trounced Lake Central, 56-7. Once again the Slicer offense showed amazing depth, tallying 603 rushing ... Continue Reading →