Slicer wrestlers heading to DAC Championships Jan. 18

Story and photos by Mike Kellems The La Porte Slicers hosted the Portage Indians Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, for a Duneland Athletic Conference wrestling match. The Indians won the match ... Continue Reading →

At a LaLumiere game, the gym is part of the fun

Photos (below) and info by Mike Kellems Michigan City’s basketball team traveled to LaLumiere for a JV/Varsity basketball game Tuesday night, Jan. 14, 2020. If you’ve never ... Continue Reading →

Six to be inducted into Slicer Hubner Hall of Fame Jan. 31

The Hubner Athletic Hall of Fame at La Porte High School will be inducting 6 individuals between the JV and varsity boys basketball games vs. Crown Point on Jan. 31. Denny Mantick, ... Continue Reading →

Think all is calm this season? Visit a La Porte County gym

WNLP photos and story by Mike Kellems It was a busy weekend, Dec. 6-7, for sports in La Porte County, including a couple of cross-county rivalry basketball games. On Friday night the ... Continue Reading →

Slicers fight a good battle at War on the Wabash

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems  The La Porte Slicer wrestling squad opened its season in strong fashion at the War on the Wabash over the Thanksgiving break. The tournament ... Continue Reading →

What’s 45 and turns sane men into crazy boys? The Ruth Sabin Turkey Bowl

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems 45 years. That’s how long La Porte’s famous — or rather, should we say infamous — Turkey Bowl football game has been played. On ... Continue Reading →

True competition in Hoosier gyms: High school basketball season begins

High school basketball in La Porte County kicked off Tuesday night, Nov. 26, 2019, with all teams in action. WNLP’s roving photographer Mike Kellems shot pics at the Westville ... Continue Reading →

After amazing season, Cougars hit Brickie wall in Regional championship

WNLP photos and story by Mike Kellems The New Prairie Cougar football season, deemed “historical” by many and ranked #1 in the state much of the season, hit a brick wall ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Wrestling program seeks donations

Press release submitted LaPorte Wrestling is in need of replacing three wrestling mats. Additionally, we are starting up a girls wrestling program. Our goal is to provide the 150-plus ... Continue Reading →

Slicers finish regular season with win over Portage

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems It was a reversal of fortunes for football in some respects as the final regular-season games played out Friday night, Oct. 18, 2019. The La Porte ... Continue Reading →