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Girls tennis wins Sectionals

Girls tennis wins Sectionals

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The La Porte High School girls’ tennis team captured yet another Sectional championship last week. The Slicers played against arch rival, Michigan City. They took the title with a 5-0 win. The Sectional and Regional team consists of Aliana Majors, Tally Wolf, Allison Varda, Rachel Kaminski, ...

LPHS softball slides into a successful season

LPHS softball slides into a successful season

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

A new coach does not change the high expectations of LaPorte Softball; in fact, it has only raised them. Already well into the season, even with multiple weather postponements and cancellations, the team record sits at 13-5 (5-5 in the DAC). The team’s chemistry has been growing stronger each...

LPHS at 2018 WGI World Championships

LPHS at 2018 WGI World Championships

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase, Sports

The La Porte High School Winter Guard competed in the WGI World Championships on April 12th and 13th in Dayton, Ohio. After their rehearsal on Wednesday, April 11th, the Guard loaded up and began their four hour drive to Dayton. On Thursday, April 12th, LPWG performed their show for Scholastic ...

Starting the new season with a new beginning

Starting the new season with a new beginning

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Sports

As the spring season approaches, athletes are preparing for their time to shine. The LaPorte Lacrosse team has been practicing everyday for their first game. For Lacrosse, the team has been working to improve for months already. The practices started on January 8th. They are Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. un...

The last leg: Slicers end season at State

The last leg: Slicers end season at State

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

February 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys swimming said goodbye to another successful season as they swam at Swimming & Diving State Finals on Friday, February 23rd and Saturday, February 24th. The meet took place in the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Natatorium. The swimmers who qualified were seniors Jacob Cooper, Isaac Temo...

Tracking down a great season

Tracking down a great season

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

The LaPorte High School Boys Track team is preparing for the upcoming 2018 season.     Athletes on the team have begun working out and practicing in preparation for a successful season. They have been working Monday through Thursday to build strength and speed.     “They work on wei...

Wrestling State finals

Wrestling State finals

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Seniors Skyler Gomez and Kyle Simpkins left with the wrestling coaches on Friday morning to represent LPHS at the wrestling State Finals down in Indianapolis. Before they left there was a group of their peers and staff gathered by the front doors wishing them good luck before they left. The wr...

How the team dribbled into season

How the team dribbled into season

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

It’s that time of year when girls basketball come back into play. The Varsity girls have so far had 12 wins, two losses, and one tie. The girls varsity team has started off strong and hope to keep winning as much as the can. Only three games until sectionals which has the girls team working as hard ...

Putting the foot on the court

Putting the foot on the court

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

It has been a rebuilding season for first year coach Kyle Benge and the Slicer basketball team. So far, the record for the boys varsity team is 3-10. The team has defeated Lowell, South Bend Clay, and New Prairie. It has been a been a season of close games for the Slicers including a four point l...

Jolie Martinez: making waves

Jolie Martinez: making waves

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Tinged with sadness, Jolie Martinez ended her high school swim season on a strong note. Her love of water started early. She lived in California for over 11 years, and she spent a great deal of her time in the ocean. In high school, however, her family moved to Indiana, forever changing her landscape b...

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