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Wrestling to the top

Wrestling to the top

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

The LaPorte High School wrestling team competed for the DAC’s at Portage High School on Saturday January 13. This competition was a memorable one with wrestler Noah Perez becoming the first conference champion from LPHS in four years. “Noah Perez has been improving as the year is going on an...

Living, breathing sports

Living, breathing sports

Sadie Padgett, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

For most teens all around the world, sports have become more than an inspiration. When it comes to athletics, there can be many challenges, countless hours of hard work, plenty of tears, but most of all, a passion that will never die. With over 23 different sports taking place, each one has made...

Ott nets 1,000th point

Ott nets 1,000th point

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

Riley Ott, junior, recently reached the 1,000 point mark of her high school basketball career.     After playing basketball for 12 years and being a starter on the LPHS varsity basketball team for three, Ott has already reached an incredible mark in her high school career. During a recent basketba...

Swimming to the finish line

Swimming to the finish line

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

Swimming is often considered to be one of the most grueling sports. Endless hours in the pool and countless flip turns, laps, and dives separate the dedicated from those who just want to be on the team. The girls’ swim season has just started for the La Porte Slicers; however, they have been in ...

Adding more excitement to basketball games

Adding more excitement to basketball games

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

Many people hear the music that pumps up the crowd during basketball games but never stop to think about the hard work that goes into being in the LPHS Pep Band. School spirit is very important when it comes to basketball games. The crowd is riled up from the Pep Band and, in return, makes the bask...

Wrestling with success

Wrestling with success

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

The LaPorte High School wrestling team competed at their first wrestling tournament of the year on Friday, November 24th, and Saturday, November 25th. The tournament was at Lafayette Jeff, and high schools from across the state attended. With strong LaPorte competitors and team success, the tournamen...

LPHS Swim team splashes into a new season

LPHS Swim team splashes into a new season

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

November 30, 2017

Winter sports are now in full swing, and one of the most highly anticipated sports is swimming. The boys’ swim team has definitely swam their way up to the top in the matter of two meets. The first meet was against New Prairie on November 26th. All of the boys did their best, but ultimately lost ...

Winter Guard dances it’s way into the season

Winter Guard dances it’s way into the season

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

It is that time of the year again when Color Guard packs up, and the Winter Guard comes into the spotlight. The LPHS Winter Guard team has consistently been one of the top teams in the Midwest Region, often qualifying for the World Competition. Winter Guard is almost the same as Color Guard, ...

Poms prepares for upcoming season

Poms prepares for upcoming season

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

The LaPorte High School Poms team is ready for an extraordinary season.     Most often seen performing at halftime at LPHS basketball games, the Poms team is prepared to blow everybody away.     This year’s music and routines are planned to be better than ever, and the girls hope to ent...

Diving into the deep end; Matthew Mitchell

Diving into the deep end; Matthew Mitchell

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Matthew Mitchell, a former La Porte High School student, is currently an online student at Laurel Springs School, training year round for a chance to become an Olympic diver competing in the 2024 Olympics. The 16-year-old swimmer plunged into diving when he was just nine years old. In fourth grade, ...

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