Judgement Day II is here for Lake Station's girls basketball team tonight at Andrean.
Their first test under fire didn't go very well against Crown Point (put your hand up if you played on a team that has done well against CP), and the Eagles hope their win over Bowman Academy will help them take momentum into tonight's matchup. Eagle frontcourter Laila Rogers talks about last night's victory over Bowman and we'll also talk about good news for Louisville's Dana Evans (Gary West Side) and Purdue's Brandon Newman (Valparaiso) coming up on today's sports.
It was a great weekend for Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes (not counting the concussion, of course), the Crown Point girl's basketball team (moving on up...), and the two region guys on the Purdue men's basketball team.
Munster's boys's basketball team began their season 0-2 but have bounced back to win six in a row. A win over Highland last night would give them their seventh straight and we will talk about that on today's sports.
Plus, two of the most entertaining girl's basketball players in the state were on display last night. We'll talk about if Lake Station's Taylor Austin and Bishop Noll's Courtney Blakely led their team's to victory last night.
After being quarantined three times this season and therefore playing only three games, Noll was in position to pick up their first win of the season at Lake Station last night. On today's sports, we'll see if the Warriors made it to the win column. The Andrean girl's team have visited the win column often this season and we'll talk about how they were hoping for another "W" last night, this time against Kouts.
We had a large number of high school basketball games on the schedule last night, and we will give you those finals on today's sports. You will also hear from Lake Station girl's hoops coach Rudy Chabes on how last Saturday's lopsided loss aganst Crown Point may have been a good learning tool for his Eagles. Oh, by the way, did we mention that the NHL season opens tonight?
She did it again. Bishop Noll's Courtney Blakely had another high scoring girls basketball game , this time against Andrean. But did the 59ers survive Blakely's double nickles performance? Find out and get all the scores in area hoops on today's sports.
The Crown Point girl's basketball team had a rough last few days, losing their first game of the season Saturday and then losing their number one standing in class four-a. How would the Bulldogs respond in their Monday game against Lake Central? We'll talk about that on today's sports where we will also discuss how the NCAA went all "Hoosiers" with their men's college hoops tournament.
We have good news, bad news, and more good news for you from pro football yesterday. The Bears are in the playoffs (good news) inspite of losing to Green Bay (bad news), while the Colts are also in the second season after beating Jacksonville (good news, again). We'll talk about both teams and their first round playoff opponents coming up on sports.
The boys basketball battle of broadway was played last night and we will tell you who won it plus we will talk about all the girl's basketball holiday tournament games from last night. And we'll also talk about Bishop Noll's Courtney Blakely's big offensive game against River Forest.
Let's see now: Bobby Babcock helped his prep football team make it to the state finals, he's named the top linebacker in the state, and an area newspaper name's him defensive player of the year. Yep, Bobby had one heck of a senior year for Hobart. And his dad talks about that coming up on today's sports. Also, 'Tis the season for prep basketball holiday tournaments. We have scores for you right here.
Ironically, the prep football player chosen to be the Northwest Indiana Times newspaper's offensive player of the year will begin his college career on the other side of the ball. We will talk about that and give you prep basketball scores from yesterday (courtesy of IHSAA.org) on today's sports.
Hammond Noll girls basketball star Courtney Blakely did her best to help beat the number one team in the state last night inspite of foul troubles through out the game. Was her performance good enough to beat the Bulldogs? Find out on today's sports (photo taken two seasons ago).
The name of the game for yesterday's sports was overtime. Area high school sports had two overtime games while there was an extra quarter of play in the NFL. We'll talk about all of the above coming up on sports where we will also talk about how one of the top scorers in girl's high school basketball the past two seasons is changing her game and being more of a distributor this season.
The Indiana girl's basketball coaches throughout the state finally got it right. An area team is number one in Indiana and we'll tell you who it is (like you haven't figured it out already) and how a coach from another team was happy to see who the new number one is. And you'll hear from the father of one of the better football players in the state talk about his son who signed his letter of intent yesterday.
Two red hot girls basketball teams won their last night. We will tell you how Andrean and Lake Station got in done on today's sports,as well as talk about how two region born basketball people are associated with highly ranked college basketball teams..
The traditional college football season finale between Indiana and Purdue became of victim of covid 19 yesterday. And what made Wednesday even worse (at least for IU), the basketball team was a victim of a last second bucket in their ACC-Big Ten matchup. All of the above and all the girl's basketball action from Wednesday coming your way on today's sports.
Michigan City's Jamie Hodge had himself a night last night. Come to think of it, so did Gary Lighthouse coach Nick Moore. What did these two gentlemen do to get the star treatment? We'll tell you why on today's sports where will talk about how state's hoop coaches like what they see in the Kouts boy's hoop squad.
Two big time prep football stars from the region were honored by coaches from throughout the state recently. We'll talk about who they are on today's sports plus we'll take a look at the boy's basketball schedule for tonight.
The Crown Point girl's basketball team is ranked second in the coaches poll this week, but the Bulldogs have a strong argument on why they should be number one. We'll talk about it as well as take a look at the girl's prep basketball schedule for tonight right here on sports. And yes, we'll talk about how the Bears blew one yesterday.
We're still in the early stages of the girl's prep basketball season, but tonight we have a marquee matchup between two unbeaten Duneland Conference teams. We'll tell you more plus let you know who's playing who in boy's and girl's hoops on today's sports.
How did an eight year old's dream because his reality? We'll talk about the new relationship between Merrillville football star Jojo Johnson and Notre Dame which began not with a letter of intent but a note that was posted on the Johnson family refrigerator years ago. That's coming up on today's sports.
Tuesday was not a bad day for Crown Point basketball. The girl's prep squad won (wow, what a surprise, we say sarcastically), the boys also got a 'w' thanks to a Bulldog having a strong three point shooting performance, and Purdue won thanks to a Crown Point grad getting it done from long range (his teammate from Valparaiso was no slouch, either). All of the above will be discussed right here on sports.
We just can't leave prep football alone, can we? Nothing against the winter sports, of course, but we just had to look ahead to the 2021-22 season and wonder: with so many top teams losing big time senior talent after this season, who will be the top squads of next year? Gary Graban of Lakeshore Game Night will help us fill in the blanks on this one on today's sports.
With the Hobart Brickie loss to Indianapolis Roncalli, the prep football season has officially ended, but we still have a final bouquet of roses to hand out to the Class 4A runner ups, That job wil be handled by Lakeshore Game Night's Gary Graban on today's sports
Can the Hobart Brickies bring home a state high school football title for the first time since the Don Howell era? Lakeshore Gamenight's Gary Graban will talk about that on today's sports where we will also talk about Merrillville football star JoJo Johnson verbally commiting to a college football powerhouse.
On today's sports, we'll talk about an area high school football star who reportedly was offered by one of the biggest football programs in the country. We'll also talk about opening night for boy's basketball with one area team having to win without their head coach. All of the above coming up on today's sports.
The long wait is over for Hobart high school football. It's been 26 years since the Brickies have made the trip to the state title game but come this holiday weekend, it's on to Indianapolis for the finals. More on that coming up on today's sports.
Can Northwest Indiana put three teams into the prep football state championships tonight? For that to happen Merrillville (6A), Valparaiso (5A), and Hobart (4A) must win their semistate games tonight. That's our top story on today's sports.