Northwest Indiana saw its fair share of High School Football stars sign on to play in the next level during College Football National Signing Day today; including three going on to play in FBS Div. 1 and 9 Region standouts coming together to play at St. Joseph College in Rennselaer.
Wrestlers from all over the DAC convened today at Lake Central High School for the DAC Conference Tournament, and although Crown Point put up a scare, Portage took the crown with 248 points, followed by Crown Point at 205 and Chesterton with 192.
Lake Central Girls Basketball dropped only one spot to #12 after their 54-36 road loss to Penn this weekend while four region-area Boys Basketball teams cracked the Pre-Season Top 20 in the latest IBCA rankings this week.
The Duneland Athletic Confernce released their 2015 All-Conference Volleyball Team this week, with the first-placed Vikings leading the way with four players named, along with Conference MVP Rachel Bontrager.
Congratulations to all the student-athletes named to the 2015 All-Conference teams for the Duneland Athletic Conference. MVPs include Merrillville's DJ Wilkins (Offensive MVP), La Porte's Matt Otwinowski (Defensive MVP), Chesterton's Nate Needham (All-DAC Kicker) and Valparaiso's Jared Smolar (All-DAC Punter).
The 2015 All Conference Teams are below:
The Porter County Career and Technical Center's Video Production and Media Studies Class will produce a live video broadcast of the 2015 regular season football finale between the Lake Central Indians and Valparaiso Vikings and will be streamed live on www.ValpoLife.com and www.NWIndianaLife.com.
Alec Long (Hebron HS) is calling the game with Sam Ridge (Washington Township HS) providing commentary. The production is directed by Rachel Diaz (Portage HS).
There are some big gamess on the slate with several teams heading into the final game tied atop their conferences. All the best teams get broken down in their weekly Top 10 list!