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Coach of the Century

Coach of the Century

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

Coach Schreiber, LaPorte legend, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017. People from the city of LaPorte, the state of Indiana, and the country are mourning the loss of the ‘Coach of the Century.’ He was not only a baseball coach, he was the person whom transformed LaPorte and put the city on ...

Girls golf excels in DACs

Girls golf excels in DACs

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

September 15, 2017


Filed under Events, Sports

Fall sports are underway, and the girls golf team has been working hard as they take on invitationals, DACs, Sectionals, and hopefully regionals. As their season draws to a close, the girls are ready to show exactly what they are made of. “During the summer, I tried to get out as much as I could and ...

Bruins aim for successful season

Bruins aim for successful season

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Boston, Sports

The Boston Middle School eighth grade volleyball team is ready for a successful season.     The (BMS) volleyball players are separated into two teams- the “A” team and the “B” team. Both teams consist of several players who are able to contribute to the team, each in different ways.  ...

Marching band performs first competition

Marching band performs first competition

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2017


Filed under Events, Sports

The La Porte High School Marching Band had their first competition at Goshen on Saturday, September 9th. The band has been practicing for this competition for months. They have been working significantly long hours during the summer and after school, polishing up on their new music, and putting the fin...

Former Slicer dominates the court

Former Slicer dominates the court

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Sports

Bayli Lebo, former La Porte High School volleyball star, has excelled in her first two tournaments at Indiana University. The team is heading in the weekend 6-0, and Lebo has already made an All-Tournament team. Lebo has played volleyball ever since she was five years old, raking in a slew of awar...

Competitive cheer starting up at LPHS

Competitive cheer starting up at LPHS

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Showcase, Sports

LaPorte High School has created a cheer team of 13 cheerleaders who will be representing the Slicers at cheer competitions. In the past, the varsity and junior varsity cheer team have always competed separately. Then they come together when basketball season starts and compete at the varsity leve...

Boosting for our old high

Boosting for our old high

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

The LPHS Varsity Cheerleading team captains have high hopes for this season.     Skylar Rompa and Amanda McDonald, both varsity team captains, lead the team with spirit and experience in hopes of making this season the best it can be.     ¨As a captain, I want to strive to be positive...

Girls volleyball takes invitational title

Girls volleyball takes invitational title

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

The girls’ volleyball team played competitively and won the LaPorte Invitational on August 19th. After winning the LP Invite, the Slicers’ record moved to 6-0. The team played their first match against Prairie Heights. Reilly Briggs led the Slicers in kills with seven, with Kara Cooper chipping in six...

Battle for the jug

Battle for the jug

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2017 LPHS football season kicked off on Friday night, August 18th. The season began with a game against one of La Porte’s biggest rivals: New Prarie. With the winning score of 41 to 12, La Porte did not disappoint, but there were victories in the first game that went beyond the final score. ...

Back to back to back wins

Back to back to back wins

Abby Zila, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

Girls’ tennis brought home another win at Sectionals on Thursday, May 18.   On the first day the team went up against Marquette 4-1, and won sectionals on the second day 3-2 against New Prairie, sweeping the singles matches to secure the victory.   The team played phenomenally this seaso...

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