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Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 17th Women’s Induction Class

indiana-basketball-hall-of-fame Loaded with basketball talent and tradition, the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame proudly announces their 2018 women’s induction class, to be honored at the 17th annual Women’s Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

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PNW Men's Basketball Hosts Pair of GLIAC Matches Thursday and Saturday

PNW-Mens-Basketball-Hosts-Pair-of-GLIAC-Matches-Thursday-and-Saturday-2017The Purdue University Northwest men's basketball team hosts a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) games this Thursday and Saturday.

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Crown Point Parks and Recreation Department to Hold 2018 Adult Winter Volleyball Happy Hour League

City-of-Crown-PointCrown Point Parks and Recreation Department has announced the format and dates for their "Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday Night Happy Hour" adult volleyball league. All volleyball matches will be played at “Ignite Elite Volleyball Courts” located at 1516 North Main Street in Crown Point, Indiana. Team entry fee is as follows:

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Harrison Three Pointer Barrage Garners Player of the Week Honors


Calumet College of St. Joseph's Devin Harrison (SR/Chicago, Ill.) used his long-range artistry during the week of Nov. 27 through Dec. 3 to garner Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors, which were announced Tuesday morning by the league office.

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Rogers Named First Team Academic All-American

Rogers-Named-First-Team-Academic-All-AmericanA standout both on the field and in the classroom, Valparaiso University women’s soccer senior Grace Rogers (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury) is one of 11 players who are CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American selections, as released by the organization on Thursday. Rogers is the fifth player in Valpo women’s soccer history to be named an Academic All-American.

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Cecchini Named FCS Region 4 Coach of the Year

Cecchini-Named-FCS-Region-4-Coach-of-the-YearThe accolades just keep rolling in for Valparaiso University head football coach Dave Cecchini, who has been named the FCS Region 4 Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches Association.

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Viking Sports Report, December 2 - 9, 2017

Viking-Sports-Report-December-2-9-2017 Continuing on with the exemplary performance of our coaches and athletes on the court, on the mat, or in the pool we also are very proud with their sportsmanship. An official submitted the following report after the closely contested girls’ basketball game against Fishers. “I was very impressed with the sportsmanship that these two teams exhibited on Saturday night at Valparaiso High School. Neither team nor coach complained about any calls that were made on the floor. There was also no talking between the teams, even though it was a very close, at times physical, and competitive game. Both coaches exhibited great sportsmanship as well and if they questioned a call, it was asked in a very polite and courteous manner. Both school systems should be very proud of their girls’ basketball programs and the sportsmanship...

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PCCTC Video Media Productions to Broadcast Live Video of Boone Grove vs. Washington Township Double Header Basketball Game


The Porter County Career & Technical Center will produce a live video broadcast of Friday's Boone Grove vs. Washington Township Double Header Basketball Game live on ValpoLife.com.

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Purdue Northwest Men’s Basketball Announces 2018 Recruiting Class

Purdue-Northwest-Mens-Basketball-Announces-2018-Recruiting-ClassPurdue 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.

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Morgan, Rentschler Named to Academic All-Pioneer Football League Second Team

Morgan-Rentschler-Named-to-Academic-All-Pioneer-Football-League-Second-TeamAccolades continued to come in for the Valparaiso University football team on Wednesday as the Pioneer Football League announced its 2017 academic all-league teams.

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Viking Sports Report, November 25 - December 2, 2017

Viking-Sports-Report-November-25-December-2-2017The girls’ JV lost to Plymouth 31-29 on Saturday dropping their record to 1-2. Grace Healy led the team in scoring with 11 points. The Varsity stormed back from a 13 point second half deficit to beat Plymouth 51-48. Ari Gerdt led the team in scoring with 17 followed by Taelynn Oelling with 13. The Lady Vikes took on the Merrillville Pirates on Wednesday night. The score for the JV game was 48-24, with the Lady Vikes coming out on top. Grace Healy led the way with 8 points. The varsity game score was 73-42, with the Vikings victorious. Jessica Gast and Ari Gerdt led in scoring with 17 apiece. They are now 4-2. The girls’ travel to South bend Clay on Saturday night.

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