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COVID-19 impacts professional sports

COVID-19 impacts professional sports

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

Following the spread of COVID-19, many of the largest sports organizations in the world have begun suspending or postponing their seasons. These suspensions and postponements began when the NBA suspended its season on March 11th following the announcement that a player from the Utah Jazz had tested...

Gray’s Impact

Gray's Impact

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

Marcus Gray, La Porte junior, has been putting in the time to become a leader on the field and on the track. Gray has been a two-sport athlete for the La Porte Football and Track programs since his freshman year, and he has accumulated many accomplishments such as lettering twice in football and track inc...

Hoop Dreams: Ethan Osowski

Hoop Dreams: Ethan Osowski

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

Ethan Osowski, La Porte basketball junior, is making strides to have a strong senior year after an upsetting loss to rival Michigan City. Osowski has been in the varsity lineup for the La Porte boys’ basketball team since his freshman year. Osowski has made many accomplishments in his high schoo...

Nisley wrestles at State

Nisley wrestles at State

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Senior Tyson Nisley had a stellar season come to an end after he competed in the IHSAA Wrestling State Tournament on February 21st. Nisley has been a varsity starter for the La Porte wrestling program since his sophomore year, and he has accomplished many milestones in his high school career including...

Ott-Large adds another accolade to impressive career

Ott-Large adds another accolade to impressive career

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Senior forward Garrott Ott-Large has added another accolade to his career, reaching 1000 career points for LP boys’ basketball. On February 6th, Ott-Large hit a three pointer in the 3rd quarter to earn his 1000th career point. He would go on to score 29 points in that game, an 82-66 loss to Valpa...

Mitchell wrestles to success

Mitchell wrestles to success

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Junior Angillo Mitchell has been an important member of the LPHS wrestling community for the last three years. Mitchell first started wrestling in 6th grade at Boston Middle School, and ever since he’s been unstoppable. Mitchell has been on the LPHS varsity wrestling team for two years and jv for o...

Stalbaum shines for Slicers

Stalbaum shines for Slicers

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Carson Stalbaum, La Porte junior, continues to lead as an accomplished student and athlete. Stalbaum has been a two-sport athlete for the La Porte tennis and baseball programs since his freshman year, and he has accumulated accolades including qualifying for Semi-State, winning Regional and Sectional as...

Black History Month: Michael Jordan

Black History Month: Michael Jordan

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Michael Jordan’s impact on basketball and sports is just one of the many reasons he is considered the GOAT. Michael Jordan’s largest impact of his life is felt on the basketball court. In his career, Jordan won six NBA Championships, all six in the 1990’s with the Chicago Bulls alongside Scottie Pippe...

Linn scores a home run

Linn scores a home run

Sophia Adkins, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

  Linn scores a home run    Senior Shelby Linn is ending her high school softball career by signing to continue playing in college for Aurora University. Linn took 13 years of knowledge about one sport and hit her opportunity out of the park when offered the chance to keep playin...

Doty wins Coach of the Year

Doty wins Coach of the Year

Alli Glen, Editor

February 11, 2020

The La Porte High School’s girls swimming finished up one of their best seasons in recent history after a 3rd place finish at Valparaiso High School on February 8th. Along with breaking records, ending the season at a higher placing, their beloved coach John Doty was named Conference Coach of the Y...

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