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Valparaiso University Sports Update, July 27, 2016


VU-Crusaders-Place-Pair-on-NABC-Honors-CourtCrusaders Place Pair on NABC Honors Court
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team was represented by a pair of players on the 2015-16 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, as both Jubril Adekoya (Tinley Park, Ill./Andrew) and Alec Peters (Washington, Ill./Washington) were honored for their work in the classroom.

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Purdue Northwest's Nicole Watkins Named CCAC's SID of the Year


PNW-Nicole-Watkins-Named-CCACs-SID-of-the-YearPurdue University Northwest Sports Information Director Nicole Watkins has been named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Sports Information Director of the Year for 2015-16, it was announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.

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Valparaiso University Sports Update, July 26, 2016


VU-Peters-Participating-in-Nike-Basketball-AcademyPeters Participating in Nike Basketball Academy
Valparaiso University rising senior Alec Peters (Washington, Ill./Washington) is among an elite group of collegiate players participating in this week’s prestigious Nike Basketball Academy, being held in Los Angeles July 25-27.

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PNW Athletics Community Service 2016 in Review


PNW-Athletics-Community-Service-2016-in-ReviewOver the course of the 2015-16 academic year, the Purdue University Northwest athletic department actively helped out the local communities as student-athletes participated in a number of community service projects and other events to help serve others.

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Crusaders Add Motherwell to Coaching Staff


VU-Crusaders-Add-Motherwell-to-Coaching-StaffValparaiso University women’s basketball head coach Tracey Dorow announced today that John Motherwell has joined the Crusader coaching staff as an assistant coach for the upcoming 2016-17 campaign. Motherwell, who brings a wealth of collegiate coaching experience in the Midwest to his position on the Valpo staff, has coached 14 players during his career who have gone on to play professional basketball.

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Tour de La Porte: For Both Avid Runners and Families!


tdl-families-promo-2016What does it mean to have a family? Is it unconditional love, support and care? Is it the happiness that is bounced from one to another on a daily basis? Or is it the thrill of doing things together for the reward of creating lasting memories? There is not a better answer other than “all of the above” when it comes to creating a family bond. Doing activities together, like the Tour de La Porte (TdL), is rewarding for families. Shawn Arnsbarger is a mother and a six year TdL veteran who enjoys biking the beautiful trails of La Porte with her kids and supporting the runners to be the best they can be.

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Valpo Parks Announces 2016 Skills Contest and Outing Winners of the Creekside Classic For Kids

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Two dozen junior golfers age 12 and under participated in the Creekside Classic For Kids Skills competition on July 21 at Creekside Golf Course and Training Center in Valparaiso. Juniors competed in six skill areas and the winners were:

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VU Sports Update: Tennis Team Trio Gets Honored, Golfers are Scholars


Bag 1693The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s tennis teams were both named All-Academic Teams by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as the organization released its 2016 academic awards this week. In addition, nine Crusader student-athletes – six men and three women – were named ITA Scholar-Athletes.

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Purdue Northwest Announces Change in Softball Leadership


pnw-logoPurdue University Northwest has announced a change in leadership of its softball program, effective immediately

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Registration Open for Valpo Parks Youth Fall Baseball and Softball Leagues


valpo-parksRegistration is open for Valpo Parks fall baseball and softball youth leagues. The leagues are open to children ages 7 to 12 years. The seven-game season for all leagues begins August 29.

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NAIA Hall of Famer Ritchie Richardson Named Purdue Northwest Softball Coach


pnw-richardson-softballPurdue University Northwest Athletic Director Rick Costello has announced the hiring of NAIA Hall of Fame coach Ritchie Richardson to lead the PNW Pride Softball program.

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