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RailCats Split Doubleheader; Avoid Series Sweep


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsAfter being postponed on Saturday, the Gary SouthShore RailCats avoided being swept on the road by the St. Paul Saints for the second straight season by taking game two of Sunday’s doubleheader, 10-3. Gary left a season-high 12 runners on base in game one and was shutout, 4-0, for the team’s third consecutive defeat.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, May 19, 2017


PNW-Purdue-Northwest-Baez-Mudd-Earn-NAIA-Scholar-Athlete-HonorsPurdue Northwest's Baez, Mudd Earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete Honors
Purdue University Northwest tennis players Selina Baez and Patrick Mudd both earned Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors, as announced by the NAIA office Friday.

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RailCats Release Parenty, Sign Fowler


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsThe Gary SouthShore RailCats announced earlier today that they have signed LHP Jack Fowler and released INF Jack Parenty on Wednesday.

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Valparaiso University Sports Update, May 19, 2017


VU-Hanson-Recognized-on-Horizon-League-All-Academic-TeamHanson Recognized on Horizon League All-Academic Team
Valparaiso University senior Jake Hanson (Yorkville, Ill. / Aurora Christian) was honored by the Horizon League on Friday as the league announced its 2017 baseball all-academic team.

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Saints Sink RailCats, 5-2, in Season Opener


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsMark Hambuger and Charle Rosario exchanged scoreless frames through the first five frames in their season debuts, however, a two-out, five-run sixth inning propelled the St. Paul Saints to a 5-2 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats on Thursday night at CHS Field in front of 8,294 fans. Hamburger (1-0) retired 10 straight at one point and didn’t allow a single baserunner to reach third base until the ninth inning while Rosario (0-1) retired 14 conseutive batters and struck eight over 5.2 innings.

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Valparaiso University Sports Update, May 16, 2017


VU-Rhodehouse-Honored-as-Horizon-League-Pitcher-of-the-WeekRhodehouse Honored as Horizon League Pitcher of the Week
The stellar performance of Valpo freshman Easton Rhodehouse (Gilbert, Ariz. / Highland) was recognized by the Horizon League as the league unveiled its weekly awards on Monday.

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American Association to expand to Rosemont in 2018


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsAmerican Association commissioner Miles Wolff announced that Rosemont, Ill., was granted an expansion membership in a unanimous vote of league directors on Tuesday, May 9. The club, owned by Steven Gluckstern and Shawn Hunter, will begin play in May 2018 in a new $55-million, 6,300-seat stadium.

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Gary SouthShore RailCats Offering Discounts to South Shore Line Riders


South-Shore-Expansion-Funding-Drive-ContinuesRiders of the South Shore Line (SSL) can now receive half-off Gary SouthShore RailCats home tickets during the 2017 baseball season. And, with the SSL’s Kids Ride Free program, which is offered year-round, America’s pastime is even more affordable. With Kids Ride Free, up to three children under the age of 14 may ride the train for free when accompanied by a parent or guardian on all weekend/holiday trains and off-peak weekday trains. (Off-peak trains are weekday trains arriving at Millennium Station after 9:30am CST and departing from Millennium Station before 3:30pm and after 6:30pm CST).

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Valparaiso University Sports Update, May 11, 2017


VU-Valpo-Ready-for-Second-Straight-NCAA-Tournament-AppearanceValpo Ready for Second Straight NCAA Tournament Appearance
The Valparaiso University men’s tennis made sure to enjoy its second consecutive Horizon League title and clinching an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament after doing so for the first time in program history a year ago.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, May 11, 2017


PNW-Patrick-Mudd-Named-CoSIDA-Academic-All-DistrictPurdue Northwest's Patrick Mudd Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
Purdue University Northwest senior Patrick Mudd has been honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for his performance in both the classroom and the golf course, as Mudd was selected to the CoSIDA College Division Academic Men’s At-Large All-District Team for District 2.

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Valparaiso University Sports Update, May 10, 2017


VU-Sam-Stewart-Named-Louisville-Slugger-NFCA-National-Player-of-the-WeekSam Stewart Named Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Player of the Week
Tuesday proved to be a historic day for the Valparaiso University softball program, as senior Sam Stewart (Frankfort, Ill./Lincoln-Way East) was named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Player of the Week following her outstanding performance in the final weekend of the regular season. Stewart is the first player in program history to earn a National Player of the Week award.

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