New Prairie dominates over Riley, 15-5

Even though it felt more like hockey weather, the New Prairie High School baseball team heated up the field with a 15-5 rout over South Bend Riley at New Prairie on April 19, 2018. It ... Continue Reading →

Cops battle cops, but with no weapons more lethal than wicked jump shots

Story and photos by Mike Kellems While they are always known to team up and fight crime, troopers from the Indiana State Police and police officers from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s ... Continue Reading →

Beechwood clubhouse renovation progressing

Photos and information provided The LaPorte Park and Recreation Department reports that renovation work is progressing on the Beechwood Golf Course clubhouse. Improvements include ... Continue Reading →

Slicers slug their way to 5th victory, 10-2, over Pirates

The Slicers baseball team improved its season record to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the DAC with a win over Merrillville, 10-2, on April 7, 2018, at Merrillville. LaPorte’s Chandler Banic ... Continue Reading →

Slicers make quick work of Merrillville, 11-1, in DAC opener

Perhaps the cold helped motivate them. The LaPorte Slicers baseball team won its season DAC opener against Merrillville, 11-1, in 6 innings Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Nolan Lorenz led ... Continue Reading →

$20 physicals available to 2018-19 Slicer athletes May 4

LaPorte Hospital Sports medicine, in conjunction with the LaPorte High School Athletic Department, will be offering sports physicals for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, May 4, ... Continue Reading →

Slicer basketball awards announced

Photo and information from LaPorte High School Athletic Office Award winners for the LaPorte Slicers boys basketball 2017-18 season are (from left): Grant Seaburg, Mental Attitude; Austin ... Continue Reading →

Slicers edge New Prairie, 7-6

Host New Prairie staged a late rally and nearly overtook LaPorte, but the Slicers prevailed and won a 7-6 squeaker Thursday, March 29, 2018. LaPorte pitcher Chandler Banic got the ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie boys get a win in baseball, 2nd at track meet

The New Prairie Cougars had a baseball win and a 2nd place in track on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Baseball The Cougars defeated Michigan City, 3-0. Pitcher Bryce Bloode got the win. ... Continue Reading →

Ben Bachmann is New Prairie High School’s new athletic director

New Prairie United Schools has hired Ben Bachmann as Director of Athletics for New Prairie High School, beginning in July 2018. Bachmann, currently serving as athletic director at ... Continue Reading →