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Who is the top pre season prep football team in the region?  Lakeshore Game Night reporter Gary Graban gives us his opinion coming up on today's sports, where we will also talk about a Railcat loss and some good news for the Oilmen (even though they were idle last night).

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The good news is that the Oilmen have already clinched a playoff birth.  The not so good news is that winning the regular season Midwest Collegiate League baseball  regular season title is not as automaticv as it was last week.  We'll talk more about that coming up on sports, plus we'll look at the Railcats win last night and the prep football pre season coaches poll.  Football's back.  Yes!!!!

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The Oilmen were hoping to jump back into the winner's bracket after losing to Crestwood Wednesday night.  The Railcats were trailing Clebourne 3-0 early but put themselves in position to pick up a secopnd straight come from behind win over rhw Railroaders.  How did both home teams do last night?  Find out on today's sports.

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Both the Oilmen and the Railcats trailed early in their ball games last night.  One team made an epic comeback, the other came up short.  We'll tell you which team was which coming up on today's sports.

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As the old clique goes, mamma said there would be days like this.  Both the Railcats and Oilmen had rough days at the office last night and we will talk about both coming up on sports.

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Both the Railcats and Oilmenn had big leads in their respective ball games last night.  Unfortunately. one of the two were victims of a comeback by their opponent.   We'll tell you which team fell to a heartbreaking defeat coming up on today's sports.

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In what was described as a "total team effort," the Railcats won the weekend series over Winnipeg, ironically thanks by a mistake by the opposing team. More on that coming up on today's sports.

  

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What a difference a day makes.  Monday night both the Railcats and Oilmen had subpar nights offensively but Tuesday, the two teams combined for 30 runs in Tuesday night victories.  But there was a little something extra special about the Oilmen's win and we will talk about it on today's sports.

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Total runs scored by the Railcats and OIlmen Monday night:  four  Total hits registered by both teams:  12.  Needless to say, both teams struggled and came up short in the win column.  We'll talk about a rough night for the Cats and Oilmen  (and come to think of it, the news is no better for Chicago's major league baseball  team's as well) on today's sports.

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Eight was more than enough runs (in the eighth inning) for the Railcats to turn a close game with Winnipeg into a lopsided victory in Sunday's final game of a three game series.  You'll hear from Cat manager Greg Tagert on yesterday's Railcat win on today's sports.

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To say Northwest Indiana Oilmen Colin Bruce had a night Thursday is an understatement.  We'll tell you how awesome his night was and talk about a not so awesome finish in the Railcats loss to Kane County coming up on sports.

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The Railcats got some much needed pitching last night in their game against Kane County while the Oilmen game last night was rained out...so what else is new?  We'll discuss both situations coming up on sports.

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The number two played a prominent role in the Railcats,  White Sox, and Cub games last night.  The Railcats had a one run lead going into the ninth inning of their game with Kane County but gave up two runs in the bottom of the ninth to suffer a tough loss to the Kougarswhile the Cubs lost to Milwaukee inspite of giving up only two hits to the Brewers.  As for the Sox, their win over Minnesota was their...you got it...second straight.  More info coming your way on sports, so let's get right two it.

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The Railcats were going for the sweep in their three game series with Sioux Falls Sunday.  As it turned out, the Cats got a great offensive performance but was it good enough to win the game?  We'll answer this question on today's sports.

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Hanover Central had a chance to win their first state baseball championship yesterday against Southport.  We'll talk more about that as well as see if the Railcats have overcome their hitting slump all coming up on sports.

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The Railcats were hoping to even up their series with Kansas City last night.  We'll tell you if they did it.  After a slow start  the Oilmen could move into first place of the Midwest Collegiate League by the end of the weekend. A win tonight would help make that happen.  We'll get into tonights game and more coming on today's sports.

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Zamaurion Hatcher continues to swing a hot bat for the NWI Oilmen, but did his latest hit parade lead the Oilmen to victory against Crestwood?  Meanwhile the Railcats got some solid pitching from Jack Alkhire against Kansas City  but did the Cat offense give their pitcher enough run support?  All of these questions will be answered on today's sports.

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The Oilmen get a great pitching performance in picking up their second straight win while the Railcats kick off a six game road trip tonight.  That, and two ladies who received major honors recemtly will be highlighted on today's sports.

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Remember Tuesday?  The Railcats, Oilmen, White Sox and Cubs all won that night.  The night after, though was a whole different story  because we came awfully close to having the exact opposite hit us.  Only one of the above mentioned team's won Wednesday.  We'll tell you who it was coming up on sports.

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The Railcats and Oilmejn both won last night.  Come to think of it, so did the Cubs and White Sox.  Which brings to mind that line former Cubs and Sox announcer Jack Brickhouse would say on a day like this:  handshakes all around!!! So we will glad hand a perfect night for the home teams coming up on sports.

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So, what do the Railcats, Oilmen, and a certain all time great band have in common?  Well, the two area baseball teams had some serious success away from their home ballparks, which means, they answerewd the question to  the before mentioned band's hit "Why Can't We Do It On The Road?"  Yes, it's corny but work with us, OK and while your'e at it, check out  today's sports.  

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The Railcats used three home runs to beat a red hot ballclub last night while the Oilmen used all of three hits to win their game. And it's a busy week for area teams still involved in the prep softball and baseball tournament. We'll talk about all of that on today's sports.

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The Railcats won, the Oilmen lost, and Dana Evans is coming home.  Sort of.  Lets just say she's coming closer to home.  All of the above will be discussed on today's sports.

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The Northwest Indiana Oilmen begin their season tonight while the Railcats hope to end their three game homestand with a victory (and make up for losses in the first two games of the series against Fargo Morehead).  We will also talk about how four area teams had a chance to win a girl's softball regional title and two wound up gettinag some hardware.  We will talk up both subjects on today's sports.

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Unfortunately, these are the only fireworks involving the Railcats in their doubleheader with Fargo Morehead last night.  The Cats lost both ends of a double header with the Redhawks thanks to Fargo pitching that held the Cats to only three runs for the night.  More on that plus a look at the team's who took home sectional championships in prep baseball coming up on today's sports

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Colorful.  Entertaining.  A member of the all interview star team. Straight shooter.  All of before-mentioned are some of the best descriptions or former Gary Roosevelt basketball  star Renaldo  Thomas who passed away Wedmesday.  More coming up on sports.

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The Railcats staged a dramatic comeback to win their game againat Kane County Wednesday night. We'll tell you how they did  it and who the hero wasn(twice over) on today's sports.

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You seldom win baseball games while making four errors and the Railcats found that out the hard way last night at US Steel Yard.  We'll talk about how multiple mistakes hurt the Cats against Kane County last night coming up on today's sports.

 

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Ben Andrew's had quite the night for the Railcats last night.  His two-home run game kept the Railcats in their game for Kane County Monday.  But what it good enough to help the Cats get their third straight win? We'll answer that question and take a look at day one of the girl's softball sectionals right here on sports.

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After an 0-2 start to their season, the Railcats are now a five hundred baseball team and winner's of two in a row.  We'll tell you how they did it, plus we will get you ready for the prep softball playoffs coming up on today's sports.

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