Slicer girls are sectional champs in basketball; here’s Feb. 11 regional schedule

Information from LPHS The LaPorte Slicer girls basketball team claimed the sectional championship title for the second year in a row Saturday night, Feb. 4, 2017. In a thriller of ... Continue Reading →

Once a Slicer, always a Slicer: IHSAA honors play-by-play man Chip Jones 

He was a Slicer as a baseball and basketball player, and he remains a Slicer as the WLOI/WCOE play-by-play man for many LaPorte boys and girls games. On Saturday, Feb 4, 2017, Chip ... Continue Reading →

Handley defeats KH in girls basketball

In elementary girls basketball, Handley defeated Kingsford Heights on Jan. 25, 2017. Kingsford Heights: Erin Meyer – 2 points, 3 rebounds  Jazmyn Fitzpatrick – 2 points Handley: Laurel ... Continue Reading →

Gilliland receives award from national association

Information provided LaPorte High School Athletic Director Ed Gilliland was among eight ADs recently lauded by the National Federation of State High School Associations. NFHS citations ... Continue Reading →

Swish! Kids ages 9-14 can join free throw-shooting contest Feb. 5

LaPorte Knights of Columbus Council 1542 will sponsor its 2nd annual free throw-shooting contest for boys and girls ages 9-14 on Sunday, Feb. 5. The contest will take place at LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Mark Yates, Doug Schreiber, Dale Lubs, Bill Reed to be inducted in Slicer Hubner Hall of Fame Feb. 24

Four standout Slicer athletes of the past will be added to the roster of the Norman J. Hubner Athletic Hall of Fame at LaPorte High School. Mark Yates, Doug Schreiber, Dale Lubs and ... Continue Reading →

Reliving that sweet season: 1997 Final 4 Slicers join for reunion

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Seventeen players, coaches, cheerleaders, and others associated with the 1997 LaPorte Slicers Final 4 basketball team reunited during a ... Continue Reading →

Join the storied 1996-97 Slicers Final Four basketball team as it celebrates its 20th anniversary Jan. 7

They were the kings of the 3-pointers, and they carried a thrilled community all the way to the Final Four — BEFORE the days of class competition. The 20th anniversary of the ... Continue Reading →

Slicers, Cougars wake up the Civic’s old boards in cross-county classic

Story and photos by Mike Kellems (Click photos to enlarge) In a salute to days gone by with a tip of the hat to the rivalry between two county teams, the Cougars of New Prairie ... Continue Reading →

Kingsford Heights, Hailmann Gray among recent elementary hoops winners

(Information submitted) — Hailmann Gray hosted Handley Blue on Nov. 16, with Hailmann coming out on top, 22-10. Handley Blue stats: Carson Cook 3 rebounds; Marcos Jara- 2 steals ... Continue Reading →