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Purdue Northwest Ranked No. 13 in NAIA Preseason Poll

PNW-Purdue-Northwest-Ranked-No-13-in-NAIA-Preseason-PollThe Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball team comes into the 2016-17 season ranked No. 13 in the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Preseason Poll.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, October 26, 2016

PNW-Purdue-Northwest-Sweeps-Calumet-St-Joseph-3-0Purdue Northwest Sweeps Calumet St. Joseph, 3-0
Gabrielle Martin recorded a match-high 20 kills – in just three sets – to lead the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team to a sweep over Calumet College of St. Joseph in a road conference match Tuesday.

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Valparaiso University Sports Update, October 26, 2016

VU-Volleyball-Takes-Down-Fort-Wayne-Tuesday-NightVolleyball Takes Down Fort Wayne Tuesday Night
The Valparaiso University volleyball team continued its strong play despite its out-of-system offensive system Tuesday night in its final non-league matchup of the year at Fort Wayne, downing the Mastodons by a 3-1 (25-14, 21-25, 28-26, 25-22) final.

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South Shore Line Will Fly “W” Flag after a Chicago Cubs Winning Game


Take the South Shore Line (SSL) to Chicago for the Cubs World Series! Even if the game runs into extra innings, SSL has you covered on your trip home! The SSL will provide a CUBS EXTRA train departing Millennium Station 90 minutes following the conclusion of each scheduled night game at Wrigley Field. The CUBS EXTRA train will run nonstop to Hegewisch and make all local stops to Michigan City.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, October 24, 2016

PNW-Cordova-Sets-School-Record-to-lead-PNW-Men-in-IowaCordova Sets School Record to lead PNW Men in Iowa
Behind Salvador Cordova’s school-record finish, the Purdue University Northwest men’s cross country team saw six runners get season personal-bests in Saturday’s Seminole Valley Stampede in Cedar Rapids.

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Valparaiso University Sports Update, October 24, 2016

VU-Wirtz-Earns-MVP-Honors-on-Final-Day-of-Crusader-ChallengeWirtz Earns MVP Honors on Final Day of Crusader Challenge
Bowling in her first tournament as a Crusader, Valparaiso University fifth-year senior Olivia Wirtz (Battle Creek, Mich./Harper Creek [Vanderbilt]) was named Tournament MVP on Sunday as Valpo finished in third place on the second of two days of competition in the Crusader Challenge at Inman’s.

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Mascot Hall of Fame Breaks Ground in Whiting


Whiting, long known as the “Little City by the Lake,” on Friday proved that little does not mean insignificant, as they threw a major celebration for an ambitious facility which will no doubt bring the little town some big attention, as local residents and officials celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for Whiting’s Mascot Hall of Fame.

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Valparaiso University Sports Update, October 21, 2016

VU-Dunn-Notches-Two-Wins-in-Singles-Qualifying-at-ITA-Midwest-RegionalDunn Notches Two Wins in Singles Qualifying at ITA Midwest Regional
Senior Kyle Dunn (Fond du Lac, Wis. / Fond du Lac) won two matches to lead the competing Crusaders in the qualifying round of the ITA Midwest Regional in Columbus, Ohio on Thursday. All four Crusaders won their first-round qualifying matches.

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Purdue University Northwest Sports Update, October 20, 2016

PNW-Purdue-Northwest-Downs-St-Ambrose-4-1Purdue Northwest Downs St. Ambrose, 4-1
The Purdue University Northwest men’s soccer team defeated St Ambrose University, 4-1, in a key Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest Wednesday afternoon.

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Valparaiso University Sports Update, October 20, 2016

VU-Womens-Soccer-Earns-Key-Win-in-Extra-Time-at-UICWomen’s Soccer Earns Key Win in Extra Time at UIC
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team picked up a key road win Wednesday evening in Horizon League play, rallying from a one-goal halftime deficit in Chicago to take down UIC less than two minutes into extra time by a 2-1 final. Senior April Cronin (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South) scored the golden goal for the Crusaders, matching Valpo’s records for both single-season and career game-winning goals.

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Washington Returns to Lead Crusader Bowling Program in 2016

VU-Washington-Returns-to-Lead-Crusader-Bowling-ProgramValparaiso University Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera announced today that Shon Washington has returned to Valpo for his second stint as head coach of the Crusader bowling program. Washington previously led the Crusaders as head coach during the 2010–2011 season after serving as an assistant coach at Valpo during the program’s inaugural season.

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