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Otwinowski still making an impact

Otwinowski still making an impact

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Former Slicer Matt Otwinowski continues to shine. Otwinowski has done many substantial things on and off the field, but one of his best deeds would be when he donated his stem cells. In the springtime of 2017, Otwinowski’s University of Buffalo football team signed up for the Be The Match Pro...

LPGBB wrapping up another strong season

LPGBB wrapping up another strong season

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

The LPHS girls’ basketball team has played well heading into the final stretch of their 2019-2020 season. The team has an overall record of 11-7 with a conference record of 2-4, putting them at 6th place in the DAC. The girls began the season with a 1-2 record; however, they picked it up, winnin...

Neff’s success on the mat

Neff’s success on the mat

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Matthew Neff, La Porte Wrestling senior, is stating his case of why he should be at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis for the wrestling State Finals. Neff has been a varsity starter for the La Porte wrestling program since his sophomore and he has many accolades including qualifying for Semi-...

Cooper makes waves at LPHS

Cooper makes waves at LPHS

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

  Freshman Caiya Cooper is making an immediate impact during her first year on the LPHS girls’ swim team. Cooper has been competitively swimming for around 10 years. She has been on the LaPorte Community Turbos Swim Club, middle school, and currently the LaPorte High School swim team.  C...

Salary wins NAIA Player of the Year

Salary wins NAIA Player of the Year

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Former Slicer Charles Salary won the NAIA Player of the Year award after his stronger play this football season. Salary ranked 2nd in the nation in rushing yards with 1697 and 5th in the nation in touchdowns with 18. This was enough for voters to name him Player of the Year, the first in Marian Univers...

Order on the court: Ryin Ott

Order on the court: Ryin Ott

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Ryin Ott, La Porte basketball junior, is making a statement on the court why she should be a selection for All-conference and All-state. Ott has been a varsity starter for the La Porte girls basketball team since her freshman year with a total 196 points and 192 rebounds that year, but Ott was not sa...

Brahim leads swimmers to success

Brahim leads swimmers to success

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

The LaPorte Turbos swim club and Slicer’s boys’ swim team have a strong leader in Brahim Hakim. This year will be Brahim’s fourth season as the head coach for the LaPorte Turbos swim club. Turbos is a non-profit club that offers opportunities to school aged swimmers for a wide range of inter...

Hayes dives through senior season

Hayes dives through senior season

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Toy Hayes is diving his way through his senior year. Hayes has been diving ever since his freshman year at LaPorte, which has led him to being the talented diver he is today.  Last year on average, Hayes placed anywhere from first to third each meet, with a point average of around 200.  Hayes ...

Zarantonello commits to IUSB

Zarantonello commits to IUSB

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

LPHS senior Olivia Zarantonello has committed to Indiana University-South Bend to continue her softball career. She chose IUSB out of three she was considering; Ohio Northern and University of Western Florida.  Zarantonello began playing softball when she was just six years old. She grew up wi...

LaPorte Pop Warner hits pay dirt

LaPorte Pop Warner hits pay dirt

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

For the first time in La Porte Pop Warner history, the Junior Pee Wee team competed for a National Championship at Disney World on December 7th. The Junior Pee Wee team unfortunately lost against Deer Valley out of Arizona 7 to 18 for the 63rd Pop Warner quarterfinals this past Saturday. And they ...

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