The Northwest Indiana Soccer League (NWISL) championship tournament was this weekend, and our U14 Girls Valpo Ravens from the Valparaiso Soccer Club were victorious! Our season started wondering if we were even going to have enough players to field a team. We were able to find 12 girls to put together as the Valpo Ravens.
Monday morning, Chesterton’s Sand Creek Country Club welcomed members of the Duneland Chamber of Commerce to their 11th Annual Duneland Chamber Golf Outing for a morning full of networking, golf, and memories.
Valpo Soccer Club will be holding tryouts for Valpo Select teams, this is open to all players DOB 2010-2002 you do not need to be a Valpo Resident to participate. Players interested in playing for the Valpo Select must be 8+ years old. Teams will be selected with the purpose of competing at a high level against other Premier soccer clubs in Northwest Indiana and others clubs in Indiana, Michigan, and Illinois.
Our basketball camps are a great opportunity for any boy who enjoys playing basketball and are interested in having fun learning more about what it takes to become a better basketball player. The focus of our camps is to introduce and teach young players the proper skills required to become the best basketball player they can be. In addition, they will have the opportunity to spend time with and learn from the Valparaiso Coaching Staff and work with and spend time with the current Valpo basketball players. Please give every consideration to allowing your son to attend.
Earlier this month, baseball fans all over the country celebrated Opening Day of the Major Leagues. Saturday morning, players and their families of the Hebron Little League celebrated their own Opening Day, complete with a parade, raffle, and a special surprise for the Hebron community.
Three days a week, The Valparaiso Family YMCA experiences a lunch time rush hour of basketball players. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m every Monday. Wednesday, and Friday, a large group of people meet up in the gym to play basketball. These pickup games invite a sense of community that has been cultivated by the Valparaiso Family YMCA.
It’s bad when one ultrarunner asks ‘Are you from Indiana?’ and their response to your ‘Yes’ is ‘Oh, that stinks.’ Norm Williams was one of the four local runners battling through the trails of Georgia during the Georgia Death Race this past weekend.
Northwest Indiana native Chris Wellsand has joined Valpo Parks Golf as a teaching professional based at Creekside Golf Course and Training Center, 2355 Clifford Road, Valparaiso. He brings his “Right Approach Performance Academy” to Creekside, regarded as among the region’s premier learning facilities with its 48-station driving range, putting and chipping practice areas, beautiful full-length 9-hole course and bonus 3-hole course.
A new roller hockey league in Portage is bringing Roller Hockey back to Northwest Indiana. Teams that feature colorful names like The Majestic Unicorns, StoneCutters, Iceholes, and The Muricans meet twice a week at Portage's Inline Sportsplex to face off and have some fun.
The Valparaiso Soccer Club has brought some exciting news to the city! The club, a platform for soccer education in the community, recently purchased approximately 15 acres of land between State Road #2 and U.S. 30 highway off of County Road 400 East and plans to provide 6-9 fields for ages 6 up to adult.