The Pride were once again dominated on the boards as they dropped a road GLIAC contest Saturday at Michigan Tech 78-62. Leading by as many as five in the first half, the Huskies used a late run to close out the first half and continued that momentum the rest of the way as they took down PNW. Anthony Barnard did earn his second career double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds.
While the temperatures outside crept lower and lower, family and friends of the La Porte High School Music Department felt the warmth of the holiday season at this year’s Winter Choral Concert. Although the Winter Choral Concert is an annual tradition for La Porte High School, the venue this year was a big change. Previously performed in the school’s old auditorium, this year’s concert was the first to be held in the new Performing Arts Center of La Porte High School. The gorgeous venue amplified the beauty of the concert. There wasn’t a bad seat in the house as the community came together to enjoy the performance.
The Valparaiso girls basketball team snapped a 6-game losing streak in a nail-biter against La Porte at home Friday night, pulling off a 55-53 win in the last few seconds.
The Vikings trailed the Slicers for most of the first half but kept the game within reach for a second half that saw the score tipping back and forth like a ship in choppy waters.
For LaPorte, the Ott sisters combined for 29 points with Senior Point Guard Riley Ott making 6 of her 7 free throws.
Celebrating the academic achievements of many of its student-athletes who made the Dean’s List during the 2017-18 academic year, Purdue Northwest Athletics held its annual Dean’s List Breakfast at Lost Marsh Golf Course. The student-athletes were joined by the deans of the various colleges that make up PNW as well as staff from the Pride Athletics Department. In all, a department record 65 student-athletes earned Dean’s List distinction for 2017-18.
Corporate sponsor Northwestern Mutual of Crown Point is proud to announce that Purdue Northwest senior softball player Kalyn Learnard (Fairmont, Ill./Catlin) was named the Northwestern Mutual Scholar-Athlete of the Game during Tuesday's basketball game at the Fitness & Recreation Center in Hammond, Ind.
The Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team earned its first win of the season Wednesday night as they took down the Lincoln Christian Red Lions 113-81. Junior Tim Gilmore (Lancaster, Calif./Antelope Valley CC) scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds in his first game in front of the home crowd.
Valparaiso University Hosts Preview MVC Tournament at Sand Creek Country Club, Preps for Championship in Spring
The Valparaiso University Women’s Golf Team is making huge strides in their second year in the Missouri Valley Conference. The team will be hosting the MVC Women’s Golf Championship on April 14-16, 2019 at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton. This acts as a huge opportunity for both the university and the club; in mid-October, they had a taste of what to expect in spring.