Sophomore Franklin Nunn (Anderson, Ind./Liberty Christian) had a team-high 23 points, but the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team could not maintain its big first-half lead and fell 78-66 to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) foe Ashland University (Ohio) Saturday afternoon at Kates Gymnasium in Ashland, Ohio. The Pride held a 33-19 advantage with just over two minutes remaining in the first half, but the host Eagles used a strong second half to rally back and build their own double-digit lead for the GLIAC win.
Purdue Northwest softball coach Niki Stansell has announced the recent signings of five players for the 2018-19 season. All five incoming players will enter PNW as freshmen next fall. Three members of the incoming class hail from the state of Indiana with one coming from Michigan and another from Illinois.
A free throw by sophomore Lukas Vilkovsky (Kosice, Slovakia/Get Better Academy) with less than a second to play helped seal the deal as the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team made history Saturday capturing its first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) win, 55-52, over Northwood University (Mich.) at H.D. Kesling Gymnasium in the James B. Dworkin Complex in Westville, Ind. Senior Tyree Coe (Fishers, Ind./Fishers) led the Pride with a game-best 17 points shooting an impressive 7-for-12 from the field in the victory.
Senior Ellie Michalski (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) led the way with 17 points, six rebounds and a pair of blocks as the Purdue Northwest women’s basketball team captured an impressive 62-57 road win over University of Indianapolis in non-conference NCAA Division II action Saturday afternoon at Nicoson Hall in Indianapolis. After leading 34-33 at the break following a tight first half, the Pride never trailed over the final two periods building their lead as high as 10 points in the fourth quarter.
For many people, New Year’s Day is all about sleeping in, eating a good breakfast, and the countless college football bowls! While there are a number of events happening to celebrate New Year’s Eve and ring in the new year, New Year’s Day can be just as fun of a party or get together.
On January 1, 2018, the Outback, Chick-Fil-A Peach, Citrus, Allstate Sugar, and Rose Bowl games will be on in the morning through the evening, providing competition and entertainment to share with family and friends all around. So as you, family, and friends all crowd around the TV for some college football, get ready to fill your kitchen bowls with game day recipes to munch and snack on. And of course, don’t forget to stock up on your favorite drink (so long as your NYE wasn’t ruined by it).
We gave it some thought, and here are the top five food ideas to supply as football bowl hosts and...
We published hundreds of articles on the LaPorteCountyLife Sports Section this past year. Banquets, championships, and game coverage of incredible seasons were all fair game in 2017. With so much to choose from, we knew it would be a difficult choice, so we rounded up the best of the best for you!
Hoosiers are a little happier these days. Varsity girls and boys basketball are now in full swing. Decades ago, the happy feelings peaked with excitement during the LaPorte County Sectional. Every community wanted to see its team win, or to see David topple Goliath, but it was about communities meeting in one place and watching basketball together as much as anything. As the winner advanced to the Regional, everyone hoped they’d represent LaPorte County well.
Despite game-highs of 29 points and seven three-pointers by freshman Richard Robertson (Fort Wayne, Ind./Northrop), the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team completed play in the Maryville Classic with a 75-63 loss to Missouri-St Louis Tuesday afternoon at Moloney Arena in St. Louis, Mo. The Pride struggled offensively connecting on just 31 percent (21-for-68) of their shots from the field.
Purdue Northwest Athletics wants to recognize and congratulate all of its former student-athletes who graduated over the weekend. The new graduates are listed below along with the type of degree they received. Good luck to all of our graduates as they move on to the next chapters of their lives. Thank you for everything you did for Pride Athletics!
Purdue Northwest men’s basketball head coach Frank Bush recently announced that his recruits for the 2018-19 season have both signed their national letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at PNW. The class includes a pair of incoming freshmen with one hailing from Indiana and the other from Ohio.