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Tommy Williams talks with region sports personalities, including coaches, athletes, and reporters. Each week (and sometimes daily), Tommy will fill you in on what's happening beyond the courts and fields of Northwest Indiana.

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The Crown Point girl's basketball team will be front and center state on tonight's prep sports report. The Bulldogs are two wins away from an unbeaten regular season and Coach Chris Seibert and senior guard Caitlyn Phillips talk about the importance of perfection going into the tournament on Prep Sports Report tonight at 7:30 on Lakeshore Television. On today's sports, we will look at all the prep basketball from last night  

Sporting News

Three area girls basketball players are amonst the top four in scoring in the state. We'll tell you who they are, plus update you on the girl's basketball Porter County Tournament right here on sports.


East Chicago's come from behind win over Gary West Side was the highlight of Monday's prep basketball night.  We'll tell you how they did it, plus take a look at other girl's hoop results as well as a look at a tough night for the IU Hoosiers.

Lakeshore Sports

Lake Station guard Taylor Austin hit a milestone in girl's high school basketball over the weekend. You'll hear from Taylor and her coach Kristy Hite on today's sports.


In girls prep basktball last night,  Bishop Noll was a victim of the Jackson Victory tour, Marquette Catholic wins again....barely..... while Lake Station's Taylor Austin had a hot shooting night against Washington Township. All of the above will be talked about here.

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WE'RE BACK!!!!!  Sort of.  Prep Sports Report returns tonight at 7:30 but we will be without Joe Arredondo who has a lower body injury. We expect him back in two weeks.

You can expect to hear from Valparaiso super star Brandon Newman on today's show along with his coach Barak Coolman, We air at 7:30.   And by the way, welcome to today's sportscast.

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We had a lot of prep basketball to talk about today.  And Valpo U. men's basketball team wins again last night.

It's bad enough that the college football season ended last night, but was it too much to ask to close out the season with a little national championship drama?  We'll talk about how Clemson ended the season impressively against Alabama. 

And we have a good number of prep basketball  games on the schedule.  We'll tell you who's playing who on today's sports.

Lakeshore Media

Today on sports we'll talk about a girl's basketball player who set a school record for career scoring over the weekend.  You will also hear from the record setter.

And yes, we will talk about the heartbreak involving the Bears yesterday.

NWI Times

Marquette Catholic girl's basketball star Emma Nolan is one of the best players in the region. Bishop Noll found that out the hard way last night. Details spoken here.  We'll also talk about Andrean's boys basketball win over Bowman Academy and a good night for Indiana and Purdue basketball right here.

CBS Sports

Bowman girl's basketball coach Thomas Smith joins us on sports today to talk about his Eagles win over Hammond Clark last night. Word of warning:  he will not sound anything like a happy coach.  Valparaiso college hoops fans should be happy with the ending of their Wednesday game which led one TV announcer to say "you've got to be bleeping me!!!"  Find out why right here on sports.


We have s small number of prep hoop games tonight. with three of the games in one place. We'll tell you who's playing who tonight.

They played hockey at Notre Dame Stadium yesterday. We'll talk about who played more like a champion: the Blackhawks or  Bruins on today's sports.

The Region has had more than their share of sports venues open up the past two months with the latest honoring some of the best pro and collegiate mascots in the business. LS 219 talked with the hall's director of community engagement Al Spajer about yesterday's opening day. And yes, we have photos for ya.

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Prep basketball tournament action and the opening of the Mascots Hall of Fame in Whiting highlights sports today.  Bowman, Hammond, and Michigan City all took place in an Illinois tournament yesterday and two out of three picked up wins.  We will tell you who got the 'w's and see how West Side did in the girls Bishop Noll tourmanent.  And we'll  also talk about how the latest sports related venue fared in it's debut yesterday.

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Hey, hope you enjoyed Christmas yesterday. We're back to talk with Crown Point girl's basketball coach Chris Seibert (pictured) about his unbeaten Bulldogs.  We also have region teams involved in holiday tourmanent boys and girls basketball today. We'll tell you who's playing who on today's sports.

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Early signing for high school athletes wanting to name the college they want to extend their football careers featured two top region stars making their picks. Courtesy of the NWI Times, we'll tell you which schools they picked.

And it was a busy Wednesday in college hoops last night with both the Valparaiso men's and women's in action. All of the above will be covered right here.

Lakeshore Media

The Andrean girls basketball team (pictured during a time out in their Tuesday game with Bowman) won all of seven games last season.  Last night they had a chance to top that win total with another month left in their regular season. We'll talk about it on today's sports including a look at a busy night in prep hoops.

News Dispatch

The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association named their District 1 players of the week. We'll tell you who got the nod.

Plus we will update you on high school basketball games...boys and girls...on the schedule for tonight right here on sports (missed you yesterday. My bad, we had technical difficulties).

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There was a pretty good boys prep basketball game at Roosevelt last night with Michigan City Marquette Catholic picking up a late come from behind win.  You will hear from Velt coach James Scott right here on sports.

And the gymnastics season opens tomorrow for the defending champions from Chesterton. Trojan coach Dawn Matthys joins us to talk about Chesterton's two time state champion Sophie Hunzelman.

24/7 sports

Did Valparaiso's Brandon Newman have a night in high school basketballlast night?  We will talk about that on today's sports,  plus we will take a look at other high school basketball games played last night.



Crown Point and Bishop Noll are still unbeaten in girl's basketball this season.  Both teams won last night and we will talk about it on today's sports. 

Also the new Bowman girls b-ball coach debuts tonight.  He will talk about his plans for the Eagles right here.

Lakeshore Media

For the third straight week a region high school varsity coach resigns.  We'll talk about a very emotional night at Roosevelt for Bowman Academy.

Lake Station girl's coach Kristy Hite talks about Lake Station's basketball win last night and we will let you know where the best boys basketball games will be tonight right here on sports.


The East Chicago Jackson victory tour hit Highland in girl's basketball last night.  We'll tell you if the tour stop was a successful one. The game of the night though, involved the Trojans in a boys basketball game that went overtime. We'll tell you more on sports.

Valparaiso Crusaders

Today on sports we talk with Valparaiso University men's basketball head coach Matt Lottich about how the Crusaders can bounce back from a last second loss to High Point two nights ago and the impact three region hoopsters are having on his basketball team.  Plus we will talk about the girl's basketball played last night.

All of the above is right here on sports.

Lakeshore Media

One of the greatest high school basketball coaches in state history was honored last night.  Overall it was a busy night of high school basketball and the region lost another prep football coach yesterday.  All of the above coming your way RIGHT HERE



One of the greatest prep basketball coaches in Northwest Indiana history will be honored tonight. We will talk about the legacy of the late Marvin Rea on today's sports.   We'll also talk about a long losing streak by Hammond Clark coming to an end in girl's hoops last night as well as going over a very busy night of high school and college hoops.


Notre Dame now knows their first round opponent in the college football four team playoff. We'll discuss it with you on today's sports, along with tonight's girl's basketball schedule and a tough Sunday afternoon for the Bears, Colts, Blackhawks, and Notre Dame women's basketball team.

Lakeshore Media

A deceased all time great ex-basketball coach will be honored next Tuesday. We'll tell you who he is and what school will do the honors.  We'll also take a look at all the high school hoops from last night right here on sports.


There was a battle of unbeatens in girls prep basketball last night.  We'll tell you who came out on top between West Side and Bishop Noll.

We'll also talk about Purdue in college basketball and the Bulls in pro ball, both who had games go down to the final seconds.