The 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.
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.
Valparaiso 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.
Eric 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.
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.
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.
An 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.
The 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.
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.