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.
The Crown Point Bulldogs captured a win in their home opener against the East Chicago Central Cardinals. The final 54-47 outcome moves the Dogs to 2-1 early in the season, while the Cards drop to 0-2.
The Crown Point Lady Bulldogs continued to roll along on Friday, taking a big 67-29 victory over the Portage Indians in DAC play. Their win makes them 9-0 on the season after just their second home game.
“I’m proud of the kids, proud of the way they fight and the way they bring it on the defensive end ever night even tonight when some shots weren’t falling early,” said Bulldogs Head Coach Chris Siebert. “It was a great crowd tonight, we had all our travel basketball kids here, a good student section and the band. It definitely feels good to be home.”
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.
Celebrating the academic achievements of many of its student-athletes who made the Dean’s List during the 2017-18 academic year, Purdue Northwest Athletics held its annual Dean’s List Breakfast at Lost Marsh Golf Course. The student-athletes were joined by the deans of the various colleges that make up PNW as well as staff from the Pride Athletics Department. In all, a department record 65 student-athletes earned Dean’s List distinction for 2017-18.
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.
Corporate sponsor Northwestern Mutual of Crown Point is proud to announce that Purdue Northwest senior softball player Kalyn Learnard (Fairmont, Ill./Catlin) was named the Northwestern Mutual Scholar-Athlete of the Game during Tuesday's basketball game at the Fitness & Recreation Center in Hammond, Ind.
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 Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team earned its first win of the season Wednesday night as they took down the Lincoln Christian Red Lions 113-81. Junior Tim Gilmore (Lancaster, Calif./Antelope Valley CC) scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds in his first game in front of the home crowd.