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Tuerff dominates in high school track career

Tuerff dominates in high school track career

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In her four year track career at LaPorte High School, Riley Tuerff has blown by the competition with her phenomenal speed and athleticism. Tuerff’s wins in the 100 meter hurdle and the 300 meter hurdle on May 15th, brought her career total to nine Sectional championships. Tuerff also ran her best...

Girls tennis serves up a record season

Girls tennis serves up a record season

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The LPHS girls’ tennis team has had a phenomenal season to remember, with their best recording in over four decades. The team as a whole so far has an undefeated season with an overall record of 21-0. The last time LPHS girls’ tennis went undefeated was in 1978. The team has also gone 7-0 in conf...

Lowery eyes new season of LaPorte football

Lowery eyes new season of LaPorte football

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Jeremy Lowery was announced as the next head football coach of LaPorte High School on February 11th. The hiring came after former coach David Sharpe’s resignation due to personal reasons. Lowery comes from Paoli High School in Paoli, Indiana, where, as the offensive coordinator, he helped lead the Rams ...

2019 Unified Track begins

2019 Unified Track begins

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Clubs, Showcase, Sports

With spring sports in full swing, Unified Track is preparing for a successful season. Unified Track is a collaborative effort of the Indiana High School Athletic Association and Special Olympics Indiana that began in 2014 and allows students with and without intellectual disabilities to team up ...

Senior athletes commit to colleges

Senior athletes commit to colleges

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A few talented Slicer seniors will be continuing their athletic careers next year. Many LPHS students have committed to their respective colleges for many sports including volleyball, wrestling, and basketball. These students exemplify not only what it means to be an excellent athlete, but also an excelle...

LPHS will be hosting staff vs student game

LPHS will be hosting staff vs student game

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase, Sports

LPHS and Kesling student councils will be hosting a staff vs students basketball game in hopes of raising money for Riley Hospital on March 15th from 5:30-8 pm in the main gym. The KMS staff and students will be playing a “JV” game that will have five minutes a quarter. The middle school game...

Perez wrestles his way to State

Perez wrestles his way to State

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Senior wrestler Noah Perez competed in the IHSAA Wrestling State Tournament on February 15th. In his first match at the tournament, Perez was eventually pinned by Edgewood senior Levon Bellamy in a hard-fought match. Perez’ road to State has been a hard fought one, with years of practice and train...

Track starting off on the right foot

Track starting off on the right foot

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The LPHS boys and girls track teams are preparing for great indoor and outdoor seasons with pre-season training and the recent start of the new season. After schools on Mondays and Wednesday, the track teams met for winter conditioning and Tuesday and Thursday for weight lifting, so the team is hoping the...

Boys’ basketball starts off hot

Boys’ basketball starts off hot

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

The LaPorte Slicers boys basketball season has started off right under second-year head coach Kyle Benge. The Slicers currently have a record of 11-8, which is much improved from their 5-13 start of last season. They picked up big victories against powerhouse teams such as the Chesterton Trojans ...

Patience is a virtue

Patience is a virtue

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Academics, Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

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