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Adding to the program: girls’ wrestling

Adding to the program: girls’ wrestling

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

This winter, the boys won't be the only ones on the wrestling mats. After two years of contemplating starting a girls’ wrestling team, wrestling coaches Jason Brown and Louis Kuzdas decided to take the leap and start a girls’ team. The idea of girls’ wrestling at LPHS peaked when Mara Eason...

LaPorte volleyball continues dominant play

LaPorte volleyball continues dominant play

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Slicer Volleyball is continuing their great play to begin their 2019 season. The girls are 15-3 overall to begin the year and are 6-1 so far in the DAC. The team is currently ranked 13th in the state, led by stellar play from sophomore Aniya Kennedy. Kennedy is currently 5th in the state with a .471 hit p...

Slicer football off to a rocky start

Slicer football off to a rocky start

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

The Slicers have gotten off to a rough start for their 2019 football season, with back-to-back losses to New Prairie and Penn. In the season opener, the Slicers faced off against their county rival New Prairie Cougars. The game was in New Prairie’s hands for the beginning of the game until, in t...

When duty calls

When duty calls

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Most of the glory in athletics goes to the athletes, but there are many unsung heroes who keep the Slicers healthy and on the field, courts, and mats. Abigail Kemiel, La Porte senior, is a student athletic training aide that helps heal Slicers in the fall, winter, and spring sports season under Coach...

End of the road

End of the road

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Erin Johnson, La Porte senior, is planning on making an impact on and off the field for her final year at LPHS. During the summer, Johnson made the decision that she would make her last year her best one and managed the complicated task of working a summer job while training for the season. Johnson st...

Lacrosse nets another great season

Lacrosse nets another great season

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

June 3, 2019

The Slicer Lacrosse team has had a season full of challenges but still managed to have fun along the way. The team started off rough, having problems with team chemistry. They really struggled to find their path to success early on in the season. “This season had a rocky start for obvious rea...

Siefker named to IHSAA Student Advisory Committee

Siefker named to IHSAA Student Advisory Committee

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

LPHS sophomore Graham Siefker has been named to the IHSAA Student Advisory Committee and will begin on the committee during his junior year. 100 student athletes applied to be on the committee; however, only 20 were chosen to be interviewed. Of those 20, only nine junior athletes were selected to t...

Tuerff dominates in high school track career

Tuerff dominates in high school track career

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

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

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

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 ...

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