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Gits shines at State

Gits shines at State

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior track and cross country standout Mitchell Gits placed 17th at the IHSAA State Finals on Saturday, October 27th. Gits clocked in with a personal best of 16:10.8 which was first among runners in the DAC, with the nearest conference runner coming out of Crown Point placing 18th. Gits’ placement at th...

Bowling team begins 2018 season

Bowling team begins 2018 season

Alyssa Foster, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Sports

  The LaPorte High School Bowling team has begun its 2018 season and is holding an impressive record. The girls’ team is defending a 4-0 record while the boys stand at 3-1. Even with exceptional records, there is always plenty of room for improvement, especially with the goals those on the...

Girls soccer closes season

Girls soccer closes season

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

All things must come to an end. The girls’ soccer team closed out their 2018 season with an overall record of 6-8-2 and a Duneland Athletic Conference record of 2-5. Many people have had mixed feelings about their season. Some players think they played well and gave it their all on the field...

Boys soccer season ends

Boys soccer season ends

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

The LaPorte Slicers boys soccer team ended their season with an overall record of 4-12, with a conference record of 0-7. This season was not what the team or coach Patrick McCoy was hoping for. “Our record of 4-12 was disappointing and doesn’t reflect the quality of the players and the team o...

La Porte falls at Homecoming

La Porte falls at Homecoming

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Slicers lost to the Crown Point Bulldogs on Friday, September 28, with a final score of 24-21. With the regular season coming to an end, the Slicers have a record of 2-5, with their only wins being against Chesterton and Lake Central. Unfortunately, this was not what the Slicers and Coach David ...

An ace of a season

An ace of a season

Emily Conrad, student writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  A memorable boys tennis season is coming to an end. Though the team has been successful in holding a 13-5 record, they are not letting their focus die down. The team will be saying their goodbyes to seniors Abe Gray, Garrett Menke, Izack Tibbs, and Calvyn Ridge. After dedicating time...

Lebo shines at IU

Lebo shines at IU

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

Former Slicer standout Bayli Lebo is dominating on the court for Indiana University in her sophomore season, finding herself as the starting libero for the Hoosiers and landing on three All-Tournament teams. IU has started off their season well, with a current record of 10-3. The Hoosiers most re...

LPHS Marching Band still on top

LPHS Marching Band still on top

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Clubs, Events, Sports, Student Photography

The La Porte Marching Band takes 1st overall at Concord Invitational and Penn Invitational. The LPMB traveled to Concord High School to participate in their annual invitational competition on Saturday, September 15. They competed in Scholastic A Class alongside John Adams High School. The LPMB to...

LP volleyball lighting it up

LP volleyball lighting it up

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

With an explosive first half of the season, state ranked LaPorte volleyball is looking to end the season on a high note. The Slicers have started off this season with a 17-1 overall record (8-0 in the DAC), and are currently ranked 5th in the state. The Slicers have also beaten the two-time state fina...

Slicer Sportsmanship

Slicer Sportsmanship

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Student athletes at LaPorte High School work hard to prove that the end score is not always the most important factor of competition; through their positive mindset and powerful sportsmanship, LPHS athletes have found friendships, confidence, and success. It is not always about the wins and losses in li...

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