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Missouri State Earns Win In Crusaders’ Valley Home Opener

Missouri-State-Earns-Win-In-Crusaders-Valley-Home-OpenerThe Valparaiso University men’s basketball team made its home debut in MVC play on Sunday afternoon at the ARC, but preseason favorite Missouri State spoiled the Crusaders’ home opener as the Bears sent Valpo to a 67-50 defeat.

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The Best College Football Games and Recipes for an Entertaining New Year's Day


For many people, New Year’s Day is all about sleeping in, eating a good breakfast, and the countless college football bowls! While there are a number of events happening to celebrate New Year’s Eve and ring in the new year, New Year’s Day can be just as fun of a party or get together.

On January 1, 2018, the Outback, Chick-Fil-A Peach, Citrus, Allstate Sugar, and Rose Bowl games will be on in the morning through the evening, providing competition and entertainment to share with family and friends all around. So as you, family, and friends all crowd around the TV for some college football, get ready to fill your kitchen bowls with game day recipes to munch and snack on. And of course, don’t forget to stock up on your favorite drink (so long as your NYE wasn’t ruined by it).

We gave it some thought, and here are the top five food ideas to supply as football bowl hosts and...

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“Drop & Shop” Holiday Season Basketball Camp Three Days

Crown-Point-PRO-UPRO U™ announces the addition to another shooting and ball handling basketball session the week of December 27, 28, and 29, 2017. Each session is for Boys and Girls 3rd grade through 12th grade and consist of three days Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. There is availability for session three with an emphasis on fundamentals of basketball and the newly added session five with an emphasis on shooting and ball handling, session two is full.

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Top 10 Sports Articles on ValpoLife from 2017


We published hundreds of articles on the ValpoLife Sports Section this past year. New baseball fields, cross-town rivalries, and fundraising 5ks and golf outings were all fair game for sharing in the sports world. With so many notable events in Northwest Indiana, it’s no wonder we had so many stories to choose from!

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Valpo Announces Contract Extension with Coach Cecchini

VU-Valpo-Announces-Contract-Extension-with-Coach-CecchiniValparaiso University Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that head football coach Dave Cecchini has agreed to a contract extension that runs through the 2020 season.

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Big Game by Robertson; PNW Men Lose to Missouri-St. Louis, 75-63

Big-Game-by-Robertson-PNW-Men-Lose-to-Missouri-St-Louis-75-63Despite game-highs of 29 points and seven three-pointers by freshman Richard Robertson (Fort Wayne, Ind./Northrop), the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team completed play in the Maryville Classic with a 75-63 loss to Missouri-St Louis Tuesday afternoon at Moloney Arena in St. Louis, Mo. The Pride struggled offensively connecting on just 31 percent (21-for-68) of their shots from the field.

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Wave Exact Revenge On Cougars In Last Non-Conference Game

CCSJ-Wave-Exact-Revenge-On-Cougars-In-Last-Non-Conference-Game-2017With Christmas and the holiday break fast approaching, it was important for the Crimson Wave men's basketball team to end the 2017 portion of their schedule on a high note. Welcoming IU-Kokomo to the Rittenmeyer Center, a team they had lost to earlier in the season, proved to be a welcomed challenge and a chance to seek revenge for the loss that ended their historic start to the season. Shaking off a slow start, the Wave passed the test with flying colors, downing the Cougars 89-82 in front of a lively crowd in Whiting.

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Viking Sports Report, December 15 - January 13, 2017

Viking-Sports-Report-December-15-January-13-2017The varsity wrestling team finished with a record of 3-2 this past weekend at the tough Traicoff Duals. The duals had many ranked teams participating and our wrestlers performed extremely well. Going undefeated on the day were Joey Strickland (120), Jacob Bond (126), Brycen Nylin (132), and Ronnie Deluna (170).

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Meredith Breaks Program Record, Women’s Basketball Cruises to Victory

VU-Womens-Basketball-Maya-Meredith-2017Valparaiso University women’s basketball sophomore Maya Meredith (Indianapolis, Ind. / Cathedral) made her first career start one that won’t soon be forgotten on Friday night at the Athletics-Recreation Center. With teammate Nicole Koneiczny sidelined by an illness, Meredith stepped in as the starting point guard for Valpo’s 99-59 win over IU Northwest. Meredith dished out 16 assists, shattering a single-game program record of 14 that had stood since 1992.

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PCCTC Video Media Productions to Broadcast Live Video of Boone Grove vs. La Crosse Double Header Basketball Game


The Porter County Career & Technical Center will produce a live video broadcast of Friday's Boone Grove vs. La Crosse Double Header Basketball Game live on

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Valparaiso Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018

VU-Valparaiso-Athletics-Announces-Hall-of-Fame-Class-of-2018Three individuals and one team will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 17. Amy Cavanaugh ’00 Cramer, Tom Byrne ’03, Natalie Cortese ’12 and the 1923-1924 men’s basketball team comprise the 21st class in Hall of Fame history.

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