After winning their last two games by 11 points or more, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball team was due for a nail-biter. They definitely got on. Down for almost the entire second half, the Crimson and Gray rallied to take back the lead and hold off the Cardinals of Andrews University for their tenth win of the season on Tuesday night at the Rittenmeyer.
Valparaiso University men’s soccer player Dylan Waugaman (Houston, Texas / Friendswood [Oregon State]) received a high honor on Thursday as he was named a second-team Google Cloud Academic All-American by CoSIDA.
The Valparaiso girls basketball team snapped a 6-game losing streak in a nail-biter against La Porte at home Friday night, pulling off a 55-53 win in the last few seconds.
The Vikings trailed the Slicers for most of the first half but kept the game within reach for a second half that saw the score tipping back and forth like a ship in choppy waters.
For LaPorte, the Ott sisters combined for 29 points with Senior Point Guard Riley Ott making 6 of her 7 free throws.
Playing for the first time in two weeks thanks to a rim issue that saw their game against Saint Xavier canceled back on the 17th of November, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball team were hoping that their winning streak wouldn't suffer because of the downtime. Well, after their last battle, it is still very much alive. CCSJ battled during a back and forth first half before taking control of the game in the second to down IU-South Bend for their eighth straight win.
A successful football season left the Valpo Vikings short three starters to open their basketball season Friday night, but the Vikings still came out on top with a 76-27 win over the Hobart Brickies.
The Calumet College of St. Joseph women's bowling team headed into action for their only tournament this month when they took the trip east to play in the Falcon Classic. One would be safe to assume that the team would be rusty after going a month without seeing tournament play, but that certainly wasn't the case here. The Lady Wave dominated play during the one-day tournament, turning in their best finish of the season.
The Valparaiso softball program will be hosting a pair of camps for campers ages 8-21 this winter. The Crusaders will host a Pitching, Catching and Hitting Camp at the ARC on Saturday, January 12 and an All-Skills Camp at the ARC on Sunday, January 27.
Over the last 10 years, Ideas in Motion Media has captured the growth and evolution of the Valparaiso High School Football team, among various Viking sports. Through all the ups and the downs, it is no doubt that history has been made, all captured through the art of photo and video. Travel through time with the #VikingNation by visiting the multitude of galleries available from the last ten years.
Heading into this evenings game, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball team knew that they were going to face their first real test of the season in #21 Trinity International University. After blowing a 15-point lead, CCSJ showed resolve and were able to sneak by TIU for the upset to go along with their first conference win of the year.
Friends celebrated, fans cheered in excitement, and families hugged at the Regional Championship between the Valparaiso Vikings and the Crown Point Bulldogs. In one of the most memorable and exhilarating games in the Region’s history, the crowds leapt from their seats at Valparaiso High School’s football stadium to watch the Vikings take the title of Regional Champions.