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Slicers defend house at Conference Baker Tournament

Slicers defend house at Conference Baker Tournament

Alyssa Foster, Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The LaPorte High School boys’ bowling team finished the 2018-2019 regular season with a strong win at the Lakeshore Conference Baker Tournament, the Bill Morton Memorial tournament, on Wednesday, January 9th. After finishing the regular season with an 8-3 record, the boys went into the tourname...

Sharpe resigns as head football coach

Sharpe resigns as head football coach

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On November 20, 2018, Slicer head football coach David Sharpe announced he would be resigning as head coach. Sharpe will be resigning and moving to Indianapolis with his wife to work on the Jacob Sharpe Foundation, a foundation they created for families who went through experiences similar to thei...

Slicers stuff stockings for soldiers

Slicers stuff stockings for soldiers

Alyssa Foster, Editor

December 22, 2018


Filed under Events, Sports

LaPorte High School student athletes recently filled stockings to be sent to military personnel in Afghanistan. After hearing about Cutler Funeral Home furnishing stockings to be sent to soldiers and veterans, Mr. Gilliland, athletic director, felt that the Slicers should play their part in helping. ...

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: James Williams Class of 1997

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: James Williams Class of 1997

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

As a former Slicer, James Williams is now serving his community well on the big stage as an NBA referee. Originally, Williams didn’t plan on keeping players like LeBron James and Kobe Bryant in line. At both LaPorte High School and Purdue University, he graduated in the top of his class and originall...

Bringing the Pep

Bringing the Pep

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Clubs, Community, Corporation, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

The La Porte High School Pep Band is back in action, once again bringing high energy and positivity to Slicer Gym. The Pep Band, led by Mr. Sullivan, started its season up on November 30th with the eighth grade Boston band. Drew Lipscomb and Delaney Bluhm were named Cheer Leaders for the new season...

Girl’s Basketball starts off 2018-2019 season

Girl’s Basketball starts off 2018-2019 season

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

La Porte High school girls’ basketball kicked off this year's season with two games under their belt. La Porte’s varsity teams suffered a loss to Penn High School with a score of 35-46. Penn is one of the top teams in the area and usually a challenge for La Porte. La Porte got the ball ro...

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...

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