The Northwest Indiana Oilmen have a new pitching coach. Well, actually, the new guy is the former Oimen pitching coach. from a few years back. We'll explain. Plus the latest on whether major league baseball players and owners can settle their money issues which could be a big step towards bringing baseball back. All of that coming up on sports.
Gary West Side grad Dana Evans will lead Louisville into a women's college hoops matchup against Valparaiso at the Gary Genesis Center this upcoming season. We will talk about that and close out our conversation with Railcats play by play announcer Laura Hoover on today's sports.
We continue our conversation with Railcats play by play announcer Laura Hoover on today's sports. Today we ask Laura what her reaction was when she found out she was named Cat announcer. Plus we offer prayers out to a baseball coach who is battling cancer, `
How many play by play announcers will debut their pro sports careers by working a virtual ball game? We know of one announcer who falls in that catagory but eventually will work with real, live baseball players for the Gary Southshore Railcats. Let us introduce you to: Laura Hoover, the new voice of the Railcats on today's sports.
The Railcats home opener against Milwaukee would have been one week from tonight had it not been for the corona virus. Railcat general manager Brian Fenner talks about the frustration of the past few weeks coming up on today's sports,,
The Gary Southshore Railcats have a new play by play announcer this upcoming season (we are being totally optomistic about there being an upcoming season of course). Railcat general manager Brian Flenner will talk about the new play by play person on today's sports.
One of the best players in girl's basketball in the region has been ranked one of the best players in the country by a recruiting site. And colleges are not only noticing her but one of her prep teammates as well. We will tell you about that and about a Bowman track star who has already made her college decision coming up on sports.
What if I were to tell you that the Railcats will return sooner than you think? Well, here's the good news: they will. Sort of. We will explain coming up on sports, and we will continue our pro basketball conversation with Bowman girl's hoops coach Thomas Smith.
The Chicago Bears 2020 schedule is out and we wil tell you about how tough their schedule will be coming up on today's sports, plus Bowman girl's basketball coach Thomas Smith gives his take on the Michael v. LeBron debate.
If you are a basketball fan, you are no doubt still hurting because (a.) the high school basketball tournament was cut off and (b.) the college basketball tournament faced the same fate...what, no one shining moment????
The pro hoops season could face the same fate and Bowman girls hoops coach Thomas Smith talks about that possibility and how "The Last Dance" has filled the void for his hunger for hoops coming up on today's sports.
East Chicago's Kenny Lofton was a very good two sports athlete in college, but when it came down to picking the one sports he would make a living doing, he made the right choice. We'll talk about that in more detail on today's sports
The greatest NFL coach in the history of the game has died. We'll talk about the impressive coaching career of Don Shula coming up on today's sports, and we'll talk about two area prep football players who have made their college choices.
We begin the week with my Lakeshore Game Night tag team partner Wayne Svetenoff talking about how he is handling sports being put on hold because of the coron virus, plus one of the best prep basketball players in the region has picked his next student-athletic destiny. All of that coming up on sports.
Today on sports, Lakeshore Game Night's Wayne Svetenoff continues our conversation on sports and the corona virus and when we can get back to normal as sports fans. We'll also talk about an East Chicago Central grad who is heading for the NBA Draft. All of the above is coming up on sports.
It's not unusual for Andrean to be the headliner in high school baseball, but for one day two baseball seasons ago, a 59er alum had a front and center stage moment in major league baseball. We'll talk about Oakland A's pitcher Sean Manaea's date with history coming up on today's sports.
Yesterday we announced Merrillville lineman Martes Lewis as the top pick in our area prep football mini-mock draft among seniors. Today, we asked Lakeshore Game Night correspondent Gary Graban to give us his top five underclassmen and you will see his list on today's sports. Spoiler alert: his number one guy is another Duneland Conference lineman.
So you thought the football draft season ended over the weekend? Nope. Welcome to the Northwest Indiana senior prep football mini mock draft where Lakeshore Game Night correspondent Garry Graban will pick his top five senior high school football players from last season. Who made his top five? Find out on sports
The NFL draft began last night and you will hear from two of the top quarterbacks picked in the draft (courtesy of ESPN) on today's sports, plus you will hear from a region pro football player who was not drafted last year but is looking forward to a better season this upcoming season.
Sports events nationwide have been set back due to the corona virus, and Railcats baseball will be no exception. We will talk to you about how the Railcats and all of the American Association have to re-do their schedules coming up on today's sports, plus we'll take you back to when a region born baseball player turned in the greatest pitching performance ever in major league baseball.
How can a team lose in the sectionals one year and yet still be a defending state champion the following season? We'll tell you who that team is coming up on sports. Sadly, we will also talk about a former area basketball star losing his father due to the corona virus late last week.
Two area student athetes have verbally committed to major colleges for next year and with the help of the NWI Times, we'll tell you their destinations. You will also hear an interview from the end of last year's Railcat season from Cat manager Greg Tagert talking about his thoughts on a 1999 season that just didn't go well for the Cats. All of the above coming your way on sports.
A hall of fame defensive lineman has died, a very talented area lineman has made his college choice, and we'll take you back to 1983 when an area born baseball player was having a rookie of the year-type season with the White Sox. All of that coming up on sports.
Deep in the heart of Texas, the Miranda Rules were handed out in women's softball: you will strike out and you will like it!!! Those rules helped a Crown Point grad earn national recognition which we will talk about on today's sports. We'll also go back to an interview we did on Prep Sports Report on the long and glorious history of a school that has closed it's doors forever.
Yesterday Gary 21st Century super star hoopster Johnell Williams was named to the Indiana All star team. Come Friday he could receive yet another honor. We will talk about that and converse with Lowell basketball coach Joe Delgado on today's sports.
The basketball honors just keep on coming for Gary 21st Century's Johnelle Williams. We will talk about the latest appreciation for Williams' talents coming up on today's sports, plus we will talk with Lowell basketball coach Joe Delgado right here.
One of the best football players in the region has made his college choice, an area newspaper has made its choice for girl's basketball player of the year, and an area football coach is joining in the fight against the carona virus. All of the above will be discussed right here on sports.