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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...

Slicer football begins season

Slicer football begins season

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The LaPorte Slicers Varsity football team played at New Prairie last Friday, August 17th, losing 42-14. After many years of winning the Jug, a jug passed back and forth to the winner of the LaPorte-New Prairie game, the Slicers were taken down by the Cougars. After the first regular season game of...

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...

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