Pressing legislation: Deputy and weight man Bobby Greer honored at Statehouse

Last October, LaPorte County Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Greer bench pressed 446 pounds. That’s the equivalent of 2 or 3 state legislators. Local lawmakers State Sen. Mike ... Continue Reading →

Boiler up! Thank you, Tyler, for your unending spirit

EDITOR’S NOTE: Tyler Trent passed away Jan. 1, 2019, after inspiring, and being embraced by, the entire Purdue community. WNLP column by Mike Kellems Despite New Year’s Day ... Continue Reading →

Registration open for LP Soccer Club for boys and girls

Sign up for the spring soccer season now with the LaPorte Soccer Club, which is for boys and girls ages U4 through U19. The deadline to register is Jan. 19. Sign up for the new In-House ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Football Coach Dave Sharpe announces his resignation

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems Surrounded by photos of his family, LaPorte Slicer Football Coach Dave Sharpe announced his resignation from the Slicer program Tuesday ... Continue Reading →

Wolves chomp Slicers, 49-7, to win sectional at Kiwanis

WNLP photos by Mike Kellems Home field advantage didn’t seem to exist Friday night, Nov. 2, 2018, as the Slicers were devoured by their arch rivals, the Michigan City Wolves, ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie’s impressive season ends with loss in game 2 of sectional

WNLP photos by Mike Kellems The Cougars went 7-4 on the season and 3-2 in the conference before being stopped by South Bend St. Joe, 42-30, in an action-packed round 2 sectional game ... Continue Reading →

Who needs SportsCenter? Here are WNLP’s own photos of Colts’ victory

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Bob Wellinski and his youngest, Rebecca, ventured to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indy Oct. 21, 2018, to watch the Colts stomp all over the Bills, 37-5. “Although ... Continue Reading →

Penn goes on to win volleyball sectional after defeating LaPorte in semifinal

The LaPorte Slicers’ stellar season came to an end Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, but not before they reached the semifinal of the volleyball sectional at LPHS. The Slicers, who had a winning ... Continue Reading →

Slicers edge Portage, 22-19

The Slicers went to Portage and came home with a 22-19 victory Friday night, Oct. 12, 2018.  These Slicers shared scoring honors:  Jeremiah Ruiz ran 40+ yards for a touchdown ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City dominates Slicers, 52-8

The Wolves had LaPorte’s number all night at Ames Field Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, as they ran over the Slicers 52-8. LaPorte scored its 8 points in the 2nd quarter. Michigan City scored ... Continue Reading →