Fall is a busy time for high school sports, and the Ideas in Motion Media team are out covering the action throughout the Region. Soccer may not get as much attention as football or basketball, but it’s full of kids playing their hearts out and striving for just as much perfection.
For Phil Mason, Head Coach of the Michigan City Wolves football team, most mornings are filled with hours of reviewing past games and planning for the next Friday night matchup, but Wednesday morning was a little different. Wednesday morning, Mason was happy to be honored as Coach of the Week by none other than the Indianapolis Colts, receiving a framed certificate signed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Colts General Manager Chris Ballard, Head Coach Frank Reich, and Youth Football Commissioner Mike Prior. Mason was also awarded a $2,000 check to benefit the Michigan City Wolves football program.
Phil Mason of Michigan City High School in Michigan City, Ind. has been named the Colts/NFL Coach of the Week, a program presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Indianapolis Colts announced today.
The La Porte High School Student Council announces the 2018/2019 Homecoming Parade which will take place on Friday, September 28th at 5pm. This year’s parade sponsor is Friedman & Associates Law Firm, in support and celebration of La Porte High School’s 150th year.
The Michigan City Wolves are being broadcast LIVE this season and in Week 3, they begin Duneland Conference play as they travel to Chesterton to take on the Trojans!
The La Porte High School Athletic Department will begin selling 2018-19 “SLICER PASSES” beginning on Monday, July 30th at the high school. The SLICER PASS allows for admittance to all home Slicer athletic events, excluding tournaments & invitationals, at a savings from gate admittance price. The SLICER PASS may be purchased in increments of 10, 15 or 20 admittances, is transferable and allows more than one individual to enter on the same pass. SLICER PASSES will not be available at athletic events. They must be purchased at the athletic office MONDAY - FRIDAY from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm.
La Porte Hospital Sports medicine, in conjunction with the La Porte High School Athletic Department, will be offering sports physicals for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, May 4th from 5:00-8:00 pm at the high school. All athletes in grades 8-11 who wish to participate in athletics during the 18’-19’ school year are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.
The moment that Abigail Roberts touched the wall in her 50 yard freestyle relay, the explosion of applause and excited screaming was all she needed to hear to realize she had finally broken her school’s 50 yard freestyle record.
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.
Michigan City’s history-making football season unfortunately, came to an end last night when they lost to the Kokomo High School WildKats 21-14 at Kokomo.
If “the strength of the Wolves is in the pack,” as the Michigan City High School football team slogan says, then this year has been a true legacy of teamwork as the Wolves are setting an unprecedented season that many feel will go down as a Michigan City legend.