VHS girls’ basketball senior Ari Gerdt has received an invitation from Hoosier Basketball Magazine to attend their Top 60 workout. This is the selection showcase for the Indiana All Star team. Congratulations Ari and best of luck!
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team went toe-to-toe with a Loyola squad which entered the game atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings on Wednesday evening in Chicago, but the Crusaders were unable to get over the hump in the late stages of the game, eventually falling to the Ramblers by an 80-71 final.
Still looking for their first win of the young season, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's volleyball headed back into action after a weeklong break this evening, taking on Saint Xavier University. The Cougars pounced as soon as the first serve went up however, handily defeating the Wave 3-0 (14-25, 15-25, 17-25) Tuesday night in Chicago.
The girls’ swim team competed in the IHSAA Sectional on Saturday at LaPorte High School. Jackie Bontrager made the state cut in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:53.21! Her third place 100 freestyle was very close to getting called down as well. Lizzie Simac broke a 19 year old school record in the 200 IM going a time of 2:08.98. Her time also earned her a call down to the state meet in that event. Her next individual event was the 100 breaststroke, where not only did she win the event but also broke her own school record and broke the sectional record with a time of 1:03.78! She is currently seeded 4th in this event at state. The 400 freestyle relay of Grace Cobble, Shannon McCall, Hannah Shepherd, and Jackie Bontrager went a time of 3:39.51 which earned them a call down to state as well. Overall it was an excellent meet with the majority of our...
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.
The VHS Gymnastics team defeated DAC rival Portage 112.6 to 108.625. The Vikes swept the top 3 spots on Vault, Uneven Bars and Beam as well as going 1-2-4 all-around. The highlight of the meet was Beam, as Jenna Algozine (9.675), Whitney McKeon (9.625) and Rachel Moneta (9.6) posted a 28.9 event score.
Facing the first nationally ranked competition of the year, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's volleyball team knew that they had to bring everything they had. They did, but it still wasn't enough. The sixth ranked Wolves of Cardinal Stritch University used their size and numbers to take home the CCAC matchup 3-0 (16-25, 19-25, 17-25) Wednesday night at the Rittenmeyer Center.
The JV wrestlers went to Chesterton on January 25th to compete in the JV DAC Invitational. The following Vikes had successful performances: Ethan McFadyen 4-0, Jaeden Hufford 3-0, Jack Thursby 2-1, Aidan Pollitt 2-1, and Ethan Gaskill 2-1.