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RailCats Sign Pair of Pitchers in Coursel and Samuel


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsThe Gary SouthShore RailCats signed Michigan City, Ind., native Robbie Coursel and left-handed pitcher Mario Samuel before Monday’s series opener vs. the Winnipeg Goldeyes. In order to make room for Coursel and Samuel on the active roster, Gary traded outfielder Reggie Wilson to the Rockland Boulders of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball (Cam-Am League) for a player to be named later and removed right-handed pitcher Scott Plaza from the 23-man active roster.

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VU Women’s Tennis Releases 2018-2019 Schedule


VU-Womens-Tennis-Releases-2018-2019-Schedule The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team has finalized its schedule for the 2018-2019 season.

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“Mind, Body, and Spirit:" Spotlight on Calumet College of St. Joseph Athletic Director Rick Torres

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In the fall of 1998, an accidental drive through Gatlinburg, Tennessee after attending AAU Cross Country Nationals in Knoxville, Tennessee first brought the idea to Coach Enrique “Rick” Torres about the possibility of a week-long training camp for cross country track teammates. The drive through the town and through the mountains captured his interest, but it was the drive to the top of Grotto Falls, over 3000 feet of elevation, that sealed the deal for his plan of action to return.

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Women’s Soccer Welcomes Assistant Coach Rhianna Krutz


VU-Womens-Soccer-Welcomes-Assistant-Coach-Rhianna-KrutzValparaiso University women’s soccer head coach John Marovich announced today that Rhianna Krutz has joined the program as an assistant coach heading into the 2018 season. Krutz most recently spent the 2017 season as director of operations for the Dayton women’s soccer program.

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Tough Night at the Office: RailCats Baffled by Lincoln Lefty Wooten


Tough-Night-at-the-Office-RailCats-Baffled-by-Lincoln-Lefty-WootenEric Wooten kept the RailCat offense off-balance for 8 1/3 innings and Christian Ibarra broke open a scoreless game with a three-run homer in the fifth inning to pace Lincoln to a 5-1 victory in front of 3.496 fans on Office Wednesday at the U.S. Steel Yard. With the loss, the RailCats dropped their first series since July 9-11 vs. Texas and finish the six-game homestand 3-3.

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Eryn McCarver Joins Valpo Softball Coaching Staff

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Valparaiso University softball head coach Kate Stake announced today that Eryn McCarver has joined the program’s coaching staff as a graduate assistant entering the 2018-2019 school year.

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Cats finish 6-day, 7-game Texas road trip 6-1 with 2-1 loss to AirHogs

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The Gary SoutShore RailCats offense managed just two hits and were unable to finish their six-day, seven-game road trip a perfect 7-0 after falling to the Texas AirHogs, 2-1, on Wednesday night at AirHogs Stadium in the final game of the year between the two teams. Wednesday’s loss snapped Gary’s season-high-tying eight game winning streak, however, the ‘Cats did split the two-game series after shutting out Texas, 4-0, on Tuesday.

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Men’s Tennis Team Hauls in Academic Accolades


VU-Mens-Tennis-Team-Hauls-in-Academic-AccoladesThe success of the Valparaiso University men’s tennis program in recent years has extended beyond the court as the Crusaders continued to earn academic honors on Tuesday.

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‘Cats 5-game Winning Streak Snapped in 10-4 Loss to Canaries


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsAn early 1-0 lead and three RBIs from Colin Willis wasn’t enough for Gary on Monday night in the series opener against Sioux Falls as the RailCats fell to the Canaries, 10-4, at U.S. Steel Yard. Monday’s loss snapped Gary’s five-game winning streak and was the RailCats first loss during their six-game homestand.

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Seven Crimson Wave Programs Named to 2017-18 NAIA Scholar Teams List


Seven-Crimson-Wave-Programs-Named-to-2017-18-NAIA-Scholar-Teams-ListThe goal of any collegiate athletics program is to make sure that all of their student-athletes not only excel on the playing field, but in the classroom as well. This is certainly the case at Calumet College of St. Joseph. When the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the scholar teams for the 2017- 18 school year, Crimson Wave Athletics were honored to see seven of their programs included on the prestigious list.

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Crimson Wave XC Announces 2018 Meets


Crimson-Wave-XC-Announces-2018-Meets Calumet College of St. Joseph cross country head coaches Jackie Torres and Jonathan Jimenez, along with director of operation Rick Torres, officially revealed their 2018 schedule this afternoon from the Whiting, Ind., campus. The season, which will feature seven regular season races, will come on the heels of the most successful athletic season for running disciplines in the school’s history.

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