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Crimson Wave XC Announces 2018 Meets


Crimson-Wave-XC-Announces-2018-Meets Calumet College of St. Joseph cross country head coaches Jackie Torres and Jonathan Jimenez, along with director of operation Rick Torres, officially revealed their 2018 schedule this afternoon from the Whiting, Ind., campus. The season, which will feature seven regular season races, will come on the heels of the most successful athletic season for running disciplines in the school’s history.

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Golder To Play for USA Team at FISU America Games


VU-Golder-To-Play-for-USA-Team-at-FISU-America-Games Another member of the Valparaiso University men’s basketball program will gain international experience representing his native country, as junior Markus Golder (Portland, Ore./Clackamas [North Idaho]) will suit up for the USA Team at the inaugural FISU America Games in São Paulo, Brazil later this month.

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RailCats Bring Back of Tillman Pugh


RailCats-Bring-Back-of-Tillman-PughThe Gary SouthShore RailCats signed outfielder Tillman Pugh for third time in the last four years and traded right-handed pitcher Yasutomo Kubo to the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League for future considerations before Monday’s game vs. the Texas AirHogs.

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Valpo to Open Myrtle Beach Invitational Against Western Kentucky


Valpo-to-Open-Myrtle-Beach-Invitational-Against-Western-KentuckyThe Valparaiso University men’s basketball team learned today it will open the inaugural Myrtle Beach Invitational against Western Kentucky at 4 p.m. CT on Thursday, Nov. 15, live on ESPNU.

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Valpo Bowling Recognized For Academic Excellence


Valpo-Bowling-Recognized-For-Academic-Excellence Six members of the Valparaiso University bowling team earned All-Academic recognition from the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) for the 2017-18 campaign, while the Crusaders also earned academic honors as a team from the NTCA. The Crusaders have had at least three bowlers honored each year of the program’s existence.

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Gift From Kempf Estate Leads Hilltop Gym Renovation Project


VU-Gift-From-Kempf-Estate-Leads-Hilltop-Gym-Renovation-ProjectOne of the most historic buildings on the Valparaiso University campus, Hilltop Gym is currently in the midst of a two-year, $600,000 project as the space is renovated and improved to serve as a quality practice facility for the Valpo basketball and volleyball programs. The $350,000 lead gift for the project came from the estate of Dale F. Kempf ’62, a longtime faculty member in engineering and physics, and in his honor, the court will be named Kempf Court at Hilltop Gym. The gift supports Forever Valpo: The Campaign for Our Future.

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Former Japanese Major League Rookie of the Year Yasutomo Kubo to Start Wednesday for RailCats

Former-Japanese-Major-League-Rookie-of-the-Year-Yasutomo-Kubo-to-Start-Wednesday-for-RailCats

The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced that former Japanese major league pitcher Yasutomo Kubo will sign with Gary before Wednesday’s 7:10 p.m. game and start against the Chicago Dogs. The 37-year-old is 93-84 with a 3.66 ERA and 1,097 strikeouts over 13 seasons in the Nippon Professional Baseball.

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Woodring Newest Recruit to Join CCSJ Women's Golf Program


Woodring-Newest-Recruit-to-Join-CCSJ-Womens-Golf-ProgramAs preparations roll forward toward the 2018-19 season, the Crimson Wave women's golf program has another addition that will be hitting the links with them come the fall. Head coach Tim McGee announced today that Summer Woodring will be joining the team for the upcoming school year. Woodring, a native of Muskegon, Mich., was a member of the golf program during her time at Fruitport High School, playing on the varsity squad each season.

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Valpo Men’s Soccer Releases 2018 Schedule


Valpo-Mens-Soccer-Releases-2018-Schedule The Valparaiso University men’s soccer program has announced its schedule for the 2018 season, featuring three exhibitions, six Missouri Valley Conference matches and 10 nonconference fixtures.

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‘Cats Bats Explode in 8-1 Win Over Railroaders


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsTwo hits for the second straight game from Cole Fabio, seven innings of one-run baseball from Alex Gunn and 11 hits from the Gary offense led the RailCats to an 8-1 victory over the Cleburne Railroaders in front of 4,293 fans on Youth and Senior Day at U.S. Steel Yard on Wednesday afternoon. Eight of the nine Gary starters reached base at least once while Jack Fowler and Myles Smith secured the win with one scoreless innings each out of the bullpen.

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Askew Sets School Record in Final Race of Career at Nationals


CCSJ-Askew-Sets-School-Record-in-Final-Race-of-Career-at-Nationals Run your best. That is all the coaching staff of the Calumet College of St. Joseph track and field program asked of Olivia Askew (SR/Munster, Ind.) as she prepared to run her final collegiate race on the biggest stage of them all. Askew clearly listened to her coaches. The outgoing senior not only set a personal best, but broke yet another school record, when she competed in the 200-meter dash at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala. on Thursday evening.

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