The first one is always the most memorable. One day after celebrating his birthday, coach Mis Mrak was given a big present by his Calumet College of St. Joseph men's soccer team. Thanks to a shutout of the visiting Trojans of Trinity International, Mrak finally has his first win while helming a CCSJ team.
Nominations are open through Wednesday, October 24 to be included in the pool of candidates for the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Former student-athletes whose last season of competition was 2012-13 or earlier are eligible to be nominated.
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.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats traded infielder Garrett Copeland to the Milwaukee Milkmen on Friday for a player to be named later or cash, acquired outfielder John Price Jr. from the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League to complete the Chuck Weaver trade from May 30 and acquired right-handed pitcher Steve Pastora from the Wichita Wingnuts to complete the Tyler Sullivan trade from July 27, 2017.
The Calumet College of St. Joseph women's volleyball team welcomed Moody Bible Institute to the Rittenmeyer Center once again this season, which would serve as the last game to lock things down before the CCAC Crossover this weekend. While there were bumps in the road, the Crimson Wave were still able to walk away with their third win of the season on Wednesday evening.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will play three times as part of the Missouri Valley Conference’s 22-game men’s basketball telecast package on FOX Sports Midwest and NBC Sports Chicago in 2018-19, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced today.
Some wins don't feel like victories. Some losses don't feel like defeats. Tonight's ballgame between the Calumet College of St. Joseph women's volleyball team and the IU-Northwest Redhawks felt like the latter. The Wave fought extremely hard in each of the three sets played tonight, but just couldn't get over the hump as they loss two of the straight set losses in extra points.
This Week in Valpo Volleyball: The Valparaiso University volleyball team continues a four-match homestand with a pair of stiff tests at the ARC for Homecoming weekend. A 12-4 Drake squad comes to town Friday night to start off the weekend, and then perennial power UNI visits on Saturday evening as Valpo looks to extend a 10-match winning streak and the best start in program history.
The Hammond Sportsplex is hosting a Friday Night Ages 30s, 40s and 50s Soccer League. Session 1 is 8 games from October 19th to December 14th. Playoffs will be January 4 and 11, 2019. Eight teams will qualify for playoffs. Team rosters are a 12 player maximum. All players must have a player card. There is a $10 fee for a player card.