Welcome to the playoff party, Class 6 and 5A football teams. For everyone else, it's the second week of the high school football playoffs, and we will take a look at the matchups plus Wayne Svetenoff will give his pick on the Valparaiso versus Michigan City Class 5A matchup on today's sports.
It wasn't an easy regular season for Valparaiso, but they finished unbeaten inspite of losing their starting quarterback due to injury at the beginning of the season. Now, it's playoff time and the Viks face Michigan City in the first round tomarrow night. Viks coach Bill Marshall talks about that coming up on today's sports. We'll also talk about an early Christmas gift for the Gary West Side track teams.
For Michigan City to advance in the Class 5A sectionals Friday night, they must defeat unbeaten Valparaiso. To do that, they will rely on their very talented quarterback Giovani Laurent. More on that coming up on today's sports, plus the baseball season is now over. We'll talk about a team who ended a long wait since their last title right here.
It was a rough night for the Bears last night. We'll talk about it on today's sports, plus we'll talk about how this final year of Hammond Clark and Hammond Gavit athletics (and especially football) is a close to home heartbreak for one of the Lakeshore Game Night correspondents.
Indiana is in the college football coaches poll this week after upsetting Penn State. More on that coming up on today's sports where we'll also talk about how Chesterton's soccer team and Munster's volleyball team punched their tickets to the next round of their playoffs with exciting tourmanent wins over the weekend.
There is no question that Hanover Central running back Adam Graham has had a great senior year as a football player, but he's also scored a few points in the classroom as well. We'll tell you more on today's sports.
It was a pretty good weekend for the Bears, Colts, and the Chesterton boy's soccer team. Oh, this just in: another Atlanta sports team blew a big lead yesterday. More on all of the above on today's sports.
Hard as it is to believe, we have reached the final week of the prep football season, We will talk with my Lakeshore Game Night teammate Wayne Svetenoff about tonight's game of the week.....Lowell v. Andrean, plus we will talk about a long playoff win drought that came to an end for the Chesterton volleyball team on today's sports.
If the area prep football coach of the year were to be voted on today, who would be your winner? We asked that question of Lakeshore Game Night's Gary Graban and he will give you his answer on today's sports. We'll also talk about a region lady hoopster who just got an invitation that could lead her to play in the McDonalds all star game.
Andrean is still the number one team in the state in class 2A prep football. That's just one of the reasons why 59er fans are fired up about the past few days . We'll explain on today's sports with Andrean coach Chris Skinner joining us.
LaBron and the Los Angeles Lakers win the NBA title last night, an area born baseball star is only three wins away from the world series, and according to the college football coaches poll, there are only three teams better than Notre Dame in the nation. All of the above will be discussed on today's sports.
Want to watch a potentially high scoring football game Friday night? Then the Hanover Central-Wheeler game is right up your alley, featuring two teams who have put up video game numbers all season long. We'll talk about this matchup coming up on today's sports.
Today on sports, we'll talk about how a stingy Indianapolis Colts defense handed the Chicago Bears their first loss this season and Lakeshore Game Night correspondemt Gary Graban talks about how Merrillville's high school football loss to Indianapolis Chatard last Friday could benefit the Pirates down the road.
Today on sports, we welcome the Hammond schools and Calumet back to the football season, although we came close to seeing Calumet not play any football at all this weekend. We'll tell you how that turned out, plus we will take a look at week seven of the season coming up on today's sports.
The Hammond schools are back in high school football this weekend. Two of the schools will play Saturday when Hammond takes on Hammond Morton. It will also be the debut of Rob Gardner as head coach of the Wildcats and he will talk about it coming up on today's sports.
An area girl's soccer team gets a double hat trick in their win yesterday while a boy's soccer team won thanks to a Zach attack. We'll talk about both (thank you NWI Times) on today's sports as well as talk about the 'Lucas and Long Ball' show that won game one of the American League playoff series for the Sox yesterday.
Region prep football teams were ranked pretty high in this week's coaches poll. We'll talk about that including three teams who were ranked no lower than second and one who is number one in their class coming up on todays sports, where we will talk about two prep soccer players who had big days including Noll's Bruno Zamora (boys) and Boone Grove's Lexi Darnell (girls). And we'll also talk about how the Stanley Cup was won last night.
Hammond Morton along with Calumet and three other Hammond schools are celebrating the return of football this Friday. You will hear from Morton coach Mac Mishler who joined us last Friday on Lakeshore Game Night on today's sports.
The corona virus has forced the cancellation of two prep football games including one of the most anticipated matchups in the state next week. We'll tell you who isn't playing tonight as well as who is on today's sports.
Yesterday on sports, we taked to Andrean coach Chris Skinner about his Friday main event matchup with Hobart. Today on sports, you will hear fron Brickie coach Craig Osika on the same subject. Also we will discuss how a Bishop Noll boys soccer player is one goal away from the career century mark (info courtesy of the NWI Times).
The battle for the Northwest Crossroads prep football conference title continues Friday with Andrean squaring off with Hobart. 59er coach Chris Skinner joins us to talk about this five-star matchup on today's sports. Oh, and speaking of the 59ers, they got some good news from this week's coaches poll. More on sports.
Calumet prep football coach Richard Good joined us on Lakeshore Game Night last Friday and you will hear a portion of that interview on today's sports with Good talking about his team's resilience the past two seasons inspite of adversity. We'll also talk about a perfect Sunday for the home team's in the NFL but not so smooth in MLB.
The week five high school football schedule took a hit yesterday. We'll tell you why and how it effects what was supposed to be one of the biggest games of the night coming up on sports. And speaking of taking a hit, the same could be said of the Merrillville boy's basketball team which lost their best player yesterday. More on sports.
Hobart prep football quarterback Riley Johnston talks about the Brickies Friday night game with Lowell and expectations for the team for this season on today's sports. We'll also have scores from yesterday's prep sports action (courtesy of the NWI Times).
Trivia time: when was the last year that a Cubs and White Sox pitcher threw a no hitter in the same year? We will answer that question coming up on today's sports, plus we will talk about why critics of Mitch Trubisky will have to take a week off.
A legendary prep football coach going back to where it all began is the top story of week four of the high school football season. Russ Radtke leads his Knox squad into battle against rival North Judson, the school Radtke began his prep coaching career with years ago. We'll take a look at this game and other games scheduled for tonight on today's sports.