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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...

Wrestling Regionals

Wrestling Regionals

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

This last weekend, February 3, the wrestling team had their regionals. The whole varsity team line up went and wrestled individually to see who would advance to semi-state for next weekend. Five out of the 12 individuals that went had advanced to go to semi-state The five individuals that advanced are Matt ...

A day in the life: LPWG competition 1/28/18

A day in the life: LPWG competition 1/28/18

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

There is a world unknown to many Slicers who walk the halls everyday, but it is a world that has helped put the Slicer name on the map. It is the world of Winter Guard, but few outside the program actually know what goes on during a competition day. 9:00 a.m. CST: The dim halls of La Porte High ...

Swimming to Sectionals

Swimming to Sectionals

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

With only a week until Sectionals, the boys swim team is hoping to end the season with a big splash. Having a great season so far, the boys should have no trouble beating their way through Sectionals. With a total of 14 meets down already, the Slicer boys have a total of eight wins and six losse...

Girl’s track team prepares for stellar season

Girl’s track team prepares for stellar season

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the LaPorte High School 2018 track season gets closer, the girl’s team is preparing to make this one of their best.     Athletes on the LPHS team have begun workouts in preparation of the upcoming season. Many of the sprinters and jumpers have been doing speed sessions twice each week, ...

Slater leads Slicers to the finish line

Slater leads Slicers to the finish line

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase, Sports

The saying “Once a Slicer, always a Slicer” rings loudly in the halls of LPHS, and for Mr. Slater, it took him from Slicer student to Slicer educator. Slater has been a teacher at LaPorte High School since his first year five years ago. Slater aims to make a lasting impact on the students he tea...

High school sports vs. college sports

High school sports vs. college sports

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

January 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

One of the most hyped up aspects of school is sports. Sports are some of the very few things that bring a large and diverse group of people together. High school sports and college sports in particular both share the same energy, but they differ in many other ways. The more commonly known difference is the co...

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