A 3-point shooting contest broke out on Friday evening at the Athletics-Recreation Center as the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team matched a school record that had stood for 14 years with 17 triples in a 79-72 defeat to Bowling Green.
As the calendar winds down on the 2018 portion of the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball schedule, the Crimson Wave had their focus on continuing their momentum through the new year. They took another step towards that, coming away with the win against a Holy Cross College team that is always a tough out for CCSJ on Saturday afternoon in Whiting.
Playing in their first of three games during finals week, the Calumet College of St. Joseph women's basketball team were looking to take advantage of the two NCAA DIII teams that they are taking on before heading back into CCAC play on Saturday. Take advantage is exactly what they did to Kalamazoo College, forcing almost 30 turnovers in the 23-point blowout win.
Five individuals will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 26. Jackie Thomas ’09 Goebel, Wally Hanas ’84, Jeff Horton ’08, Taylor Root ’14 Lopez and posthumous inductee Wally Gilbert ’22 comprise the 22nd class in Hall of Fame history.
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.