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Valparaiso Announces Hiring of Kate Stake as Softball Head Coach

VU-Valparaiso-Announces-Hiring-of-Kate-Stake-as-Softball-Head-CoachValparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera announced today that Kate Stake has been hired as the new head coach of the Crusader softball program. Stake comes to Valpo with eight seasons of assistant coaching experience at the Division I level, most recently serving as an assistant at mid-major power Hofstra.

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Crusaders Help Hope Swings Initiative in Washington

VU-Crusaders-Help-Hope-Swings-Initiative-in-WashingtonThe Valparaiso men’s basketball team took a break from summer workouts on Monday to give back to the community of sophomore Alec Peters, whose hometown of Washington, Ill. was devastated by a massive tornado last November.

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Valparaiso Wins 2014 Indiana District 1 Minor League Tournament

2014-Valpo-Little-League-wins-District-1The Valparaiso Nationals won the 2014 Indiana District 1 Minor League (9-10 year olds) Tournament by Defeating the Valparaiso Americans team at Lakes of the Four Seasons on Thursday July 17th. The Nationals went 6-0 in the event, advancing to the State Tournament beginning July 22nd, also hosted by LOFS Little League. The Valpo Nationals will face teams from the other 13 districts around Indiana for the right to become State Champion.

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Three Crusaders Named to NABC Honors Court

VU-Three-Crusaders-Named-to-NABC-Honors-CourtThe Valparaiso men’s basketball team placed three players on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2013-2014 Honors Court, as announced by the organization today. The Crusaders’ three players were the most honored from any Horizon League school.

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Former VHS Baketball Standout Brad Karp Signs with Cheshire Phoenix

BradKarp2PhotoCollageFormer Valparaiso High School and Saint Xavier University guard Brad Karp recently extended his basketball playing career by signing a professional contract with the Cheshire Phoenix of the British Basketball League (BBL).

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The Impossible Dream Becomes Possible - Twice!

Robbinhurst-Hole-in-OneJohn Hammersmith, 65 years old, from Hobart, a Robbinhurst Golf Club and Driving Range Ranger has been golfing for years, and has never hit a hole-in-one. But, in the last 8 days he has had not one, but two holes-in-one!

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Ohio Valley Regional Baseball Tournament Coming to Crown Point

lakemichiganCal Ripken baseball teams from Indiana, Wisconsin and Kentucky will take to the fields in Crown Point for the 2014 Ohio Valley Regional 12U Majors 60 tournament July 24 through July 27.

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