As you can see from this video, the Viking Nation always brings the heat...especially at 10 AM in the morning! The Vikings took on the Minutemen of Concord in the Class 4A Regional and overcame with the help of the Nation. 54-48 was the final score and enabled Valpo to move on to the Regional Championship only to fall against Munster. Nonetheless, it was a great season
Local celebrity and meteorologist on NBC 5 Chicago, Ginger Zee talks about how she got interested in weather and her experiences going to Valparaiso University. Also, hear about her heart for charity as well as how she will be on the next season of Storm Chaser's on the Discovery Channel!
The Popcorn Panic race held during the Popcorn Fest on September 12, 2009 - only days away to the 2010 running. Smile - we'll be out there snapping your picture. That's our kind or exercise.
Heinold & Feller were able to get 1969 Indy 500 winner, Mario Andretti, to visit their newly remodeled Firestone store in Valparaiso to celebrate the remodel, signs photos for fans and talk with ValpoLife about his family being in the business and life now lived on the sidelines.
Congratulations to the Valparaiso High School Gymnastics Team as they captured the State Championship for the third straight season in Indianapolis Saturday, March 20. A school convocation was held to see what kind of skills these girls had, and they wowed the crowd over and over with their high-flying acrobatics and top-notch agility.
Coach Mark Hoffman gave a heartfelt speech to the middle school football players about how to be good athletes and the importance of character and good choices. Try, just try to not get jacked up listening to and watching this!
Valparaiso High School hosted their annual Winter Athletic Awards on Thursday, March 18. MVP's from each of the athletic teams were recognized as well as some short words from the VHS Athletic Director, Sam Rasmussen, and the Principal of Valparaiso High School, James Doane.
The third video out of three videos, Virgil Sweet recalls some of the funniest memories he had coaching the Vikings. From Dale Ciciora comments to moments with his players, Virgil crafts his memories into brilliant stories.
The Valparaiso University Women's Basketball team have had some struggles through the season, but head coach, Keith Freeman, explains that the game is much more than just winning and losing. Lauren Kenney also touches on her role as a senior leader.
Head coach of the VU men's basketball team, Homer Drew, and freshman guard, Ryan Broekhoff, talk about the team's recent overall performance as well as Broekhoff's individual effort. Also, freshman guard, Matt Kenney, is also highlighted.
In the second of three videos, Virgil Sweet talks about the different coaches and even families that have left a mark on the VHS Boys Basketball program over the years. Photos taken from the Basketball Roundtable in October 2009 as well as the 2010 Valparaiso High School Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on January 30, 2010.