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Boys’ basketball starts off hot

Boys’ basketball starts off hot

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

The LaPorte Slicers boys basketball season has started off right under second-year head coach Kyle Benge. The Slicers currently have a record of 11-8, which is much improved from their 5-13 start of last season. They picked up big victories against powerhouse teams such as the Chesterton Trojans ...

Patience is a virtue

Patience is a virtue

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

“Be honest and a hard working individual, even when you have obstacles in your life.”

Slicer softball gears up for game day

Slicer softball gears up for game day

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

The LPHS Softball team is gearing up for the start another the season, with the first game at home against Michigan City on March 27th. There are 31 games scheduled in a grueling season. The DAC is full of state ranked teams making every game a battle for the Slicers. “Our toughest competition fo...

Slicers defend house at Conference Baker Tournament

Slicers defend house at Conference Baker Tournament

Alyssa Foster, Editor

January 10, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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