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Winter Guard dances it’s way into the season

Winter Guard dances it’s way into the season

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

It is that time of the year again when Color Guard packs up, and the Winter Guard comes into the spotlight. The LPHS Winter Guard team has consistently been one of the top teams in the Midwest Region, often qualifying for the World Competition. Winter Guard is almost the same as Color Guard, ...

Poms prepares for upcoming season

Poms prepares for upcoming season

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

The LaPorte High School Poms team is ready for an extraordinary season.     Most often seen performing at halftime at LPHS basketball games, the Poms team is prepared to blow everybody away.     This year’s music and routines are planned to be better than ever, and the girls hope to ent...

Diving into the deep end; Matthew Mitchell

Diving into the deep end; Matthew Mitchell

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

Matthew Mitchell, a former La Porte High School student, is currently an online student at Laurel Springs School, training year round for a chance to become an Olympic diver competing in the 2024 Olympics. The 16-year-old swimmer plunged into diving when he was just nine years old. In fourth grade, ...

Boys breaking barriers

Boys breaking barriers

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

All people face a stereotype. Athletes are no exception. Some athletes face stereotypes regarding intelligence. Other athletes struggle with their race defining what sport they play. Still for others, the stereotype of an athlete is gender-based. Justin Hayden and Dustin Gray are two senior liftm...

LPHS Bowlers hit the lanes

LPHS Bowlers hit the lanes

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Sports

The bowling season is in full swing now, and both teams have high hopes for the upcoming season due to lots of talent on the lanes. Bowling has been a club for  many years. It starts at the beginning of the school year, and lasts until the end of December. The club had excited bowlers flocking to th...

Should high school bowling be considered a sport?

Should high school bowling be considered a sport?

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Showcase, Sports

A typical high school bowler could spend nearly 17 hours a week competing to represent their school and earn scholarship money, which is on par with the time many other high school athletes spend on their respective sports; however, high school bowling in Indiana is not classified as a sport.   ...

Racing to the holeshot for a new beginning

Racing to the holeshot for a new beginning

Sadie Padgett, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Community, Sports

Most teens revolve their lives around high school extra curricular activities and academics; however, there is a surprisingly large number of local students who have found their passions lie outside of the school doors. They find their purpose riding on the track, flying through the air, risking their ...

Girls cross country finishes 19th at State

Girls cross country finishes 19th at State

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Events, Showcase, Sports

The LaPorte High School girls’ cross country team finished off the season at State Finals in Terre Haute on Saturday. This was marked the fifth straight year that LPHS was represented at State. They finished the season in 19th place and scored 438 points. It was a sweet way to end a strong season...

Girls Cross Country heads to State

Girls Cross Country heads to State

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls’ cross country team is going to State again this year, marking the fifth year in a row. Not all sports get the chance to go to State especially for five years in a row. Even though most of the girls have been before, each trip down to Terre Haute is just as exciting.. “I love it! ...

LaPorte student section

LaPorte student section

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Sports

 As the season approaches it’s end, the LPHS football student section continues showing their support.     Football games can get intense at LaPorte High School, but, win or lose, the student section is sure to be cheering until the end of the game.     “The student section hypes up...

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