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Local cheer and dance company goes to Florida for nationals

Local cheer and dance company goes to Florida for nationals

Lorena Gamez, Staff Writer May 24, 2022

A local cheer and dance company called Indiana Xtreme Elite (IXE) headed to nationals in Orlando, Florida, and competed from May 14th to May 15th. IXE is an all-star cheer and dance company out of LaPorte,...

Gilliland set to retire

Gilliland set to retire

Olivia Wright, Editor May 19, 2022

Among the many beloved teachers and staff who are set to retire after this school year is LPHS athletic director Ed Gilliland.  Gilliland taught business at various schools in the area for 16 years,...

Marshall digs her way to DI

Marshall digs her way to DI

Breanna Wilson, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Juggling a sport and academics is something many high school athletes do, but not many can say that they will compete at the collegiate level. Senior volleyball player Lesley Marshall is one student who...

Slicers up at bat for the season

Slicers up at bat for the season

Mackenzie Mullins, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

After the long lost season and one of uncertainty at that, during the last school year, this year's Slicer Baseball team is ready to take on the season with their heads held high. After ending last season...

Kennedy Phelps and her memorable season

Kennedy Phelps and her memorable season

Lorena Gamez, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

Kennedy Phelps has bowled her way to State with the rest of the LPHS bowling team and has never felt more accomplished. From a line of bowlers, Phelps started bowling when she was five years old and...

Penziols love for softball persists

Penziol’s love for softball persists

Ally Galinowski, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

The adage, “Once a Slicer always a Slicer” continues to ring true for former LPHS softball player Rylee Penziol. Growing up in LaPorte, Penziol began playing t-ball at the young age of five while...

Slicer Softball steps up to the plate

Slicer Softball steps up to the plate

Mackenzie Mullins, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

  The Slicer Softball team is ready to take the mound. Leb by seven seniors, the team is ready to take on a hyper-competitive DAC. This year's LPHS Softball schedule can be found on the LaPorte...

Intramural pickleball to start after spring break

Intramural pickleball to start after spring break

Mackenzie Mullins, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

This year, LaPorte High School will be hosting the first ever intramural pickleball tournament as the 2022 spring intramural sport. For many years in the past, LPHS offered softball for its spring intramural...

Two-time state champion Ashton Jackson

Two-time state champion Ashton Jackson

Lorena Gamez, Staff Writer March 14, 2022

Junior Ashton Jackson is now a two-time state champion for the LPHS wrestling team. After his 1-0 win in the 113lb weight class. Jackson’s hard work on the mat this season paid off, but his second...

Ott-Large leaves his mark on Slicer Basketball

Ott-Large leaves his mark on Slicer Basketball

Mia Pollock, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

Grant Ott-Large is going out on a high note for his last season of basketball in his high school career. Ott-Large’s basketball career started out when he was just a kid in elementary school. His...

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