For only the second time in school history, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's bowling team will have someone play in the semi-finals at the USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships. Well, make that the second and third time actually. Both Tyler James (JR/Deltona, Fla.) and Jeffrey Holden (JR/Salem, Ore.) beat their day two opponents to secure their spots during in the television rounds coming up this Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.
Junior Kyle Flessner (Thomasboro, Ill./Kankakee CC/Rantoul Township) from the Purdue Northwest baseball team was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Baseball Pitcher of the Week when the conference office released the honor Monday morning. Flessner struck out a program record 16 batters to fuel a one-hit shutout for PNW in a 5-0 win over Wayne State (Mich.) Saturday in game one of a doubleheader in Hammond, Ind.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana is Offering County-Wide Summer Flag Football - Registration Now Open!
About the League:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Flag Football League is a co-ed league held at our Duneland, Portage, South Haven and Valparaiso Clubs. Teams come together on Saturday’s to play other Clubs at Field of Dreams in South Haven. Our leagues focus on developing good sportsmanship and having fun while learning the fundamentals of the game.
Freshman Darius Kendall (Merrillville, Ind./Merrillville) went a combined 5-for-8 at the plate with a double, a triple, two runs scored and four RBI; but the Purdue Northwest baseball team lost its final two Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) series games with Northwood University (Mich.) Saturday afternoon at Albert’s Diamond Jewelers Field in Dowling Park in Hammond, Ind. The Pride dropped the seven-inning game, 13-10, and then had the Timberwolves score a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth to take the second game, 8-7.
One day after snapping an extended losing streak, the Calumet College of St. Joseph baseball team were back at it again, playing two more against Trinity International. The games were supposed to be played in Deerfield, Ill., but were moved to Whiting due to field conditions. While the Crimson Wave had to play as the away team, the home field advantage helped, sending them to their first three game winning streak in almost exactly seven years.
Assistant Athletic Director Anna Villanueva will be inducted into the Indiana University Northwest RedHawk Athletics Hall of Fame on April 19, 2018 at the Ambassador Banquet Hall in Hobart, IN. Recognizing individual leadership and success, the IU Northwest RedHawk Athletics Hall of Fame honors athletes, coaches, administrators, and supporters who have significantly contributed to the development and growth of the RedHawks program and the Office of Athletics. Inductees must be nominated for this prestigious honor.
Portage High School Senior, Emileishka De Jesus, has committed to play volleyball at IU Northwest starting the Fall of 2018.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team continued to haul in weekly award on Tuesday as freshman Claire Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) was tabbed Missouri Valley Conference Singles Player of the Week.
Two Big Team teams are still active in the postseason with Michigan advancing to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament and Penn State moving on to the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). The Big Ten is the only conference with a team in the semifinals of both tournaments.