Valpo Parks and Northwest Indiana Clean Air Showcase Quiet Beauty of Valparaiso at Annual Night Ride
Valparaiso is one of the most bustling and vibrant cities in the Region, but on Saturday hundreds gathered to tour the community at its quietest, the dead of night, for the Valpo Park’s annual Night Ride.
Stepping onto the pitch for the first time as a CCSJ head coach, all Mis' Mrak wanted was a solid effort out of his players. He got his wish. The Crimson Wave and Rochester College played an extremely even game, but a missed save opportunity cost the Crimson and Gray less than two minutes into overtime, sending them to a 2-1 loss on Wednesday evening.
As the Valparaiso University men’s soccer team gets set to begin regular season action on Friday night, it’s something simple yet often overlooked that could lay the foundation for a successful 2018 campaign.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats signed Michigan City, Ind., native Robbie Coursel and left-handed pitcher Mario Samuel before Monday’s series opener vs. the Winnipeg Goldeyes. In order to make room for Coursel and Samuel on the active roster, Gary traded outfielder Reggie Wilson to the Rockland Boulders of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball (Cam-Am League) for a player to be named later and removed right-handed pitcher Scott Plaza from the 23-man active roster.
In the fall of 1998, an accidental drive through Gatlinburg, Tennessee after attending AAU Cross Country Nationals in Knoxville, Tennessee first brought the idea to Coach Enrique “Rick” Torres about the possibility of a week-long training camp for cross country track teammates. The drive through the town and through the mountains captured his interest, but it was the drive to the top of Grotto Falls, over 3000 feet of elevation, that sealed the deal for his plan of action to return.
NWI Lions United Brings Community, Athletics, and a Passion for Soccer to Northwest Indiana Kids at Season Kickoff
Northwest Indiana’s soccer community is vibrant and growing, and nowhere was that more evident than Northwest Indiana Lions United Season Kickoff on Saturday. Kids of all ages gathered on the Hamilton Fields outside Lowell for a day of friendly tournaments, skill games, and camaraderie.
Valparaiso University women’s soccer head coach John Marovich announced today that Rhianna Krutz has joined the program as an assistant coach heading into the 2018 season. Krutz most recently spent the 2017 season as director of operations for the Dayton women’s soccer program.
Eric Wooten kept the RailCat offense off-balance for 8 1/3 innings and Christian Ibarra broke open a scoreless game with a three-run homer in the fifth inning to pace Lincoln to a 5-1 victory in front of 3.496 fans on Office Wednesday at the U.S. Steel Yard. With the loss, the RailCats dropped their first series since July 9-11 vs. Texas and finish the six-game homestand 3-3.
Valparaiso University softball head coach Kate Stake announced today that Eryn McCarver has joined the program’s coaching staff as a graduate assistant entering the 2018-2019 school year.