The first one is always the most memorable. One day after celebrating his birthday, coach Mis Mrak was given a big present by his Calumet College of St. Joseph men's soccer team. Thanks to a shutout of the visiting Trojans of Trinity International, Mrak finally has his first win while helming a CCSJ team.
Nominations are open through Wednesday, October 24 to be included in the pool of candidates for the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Former student-athletes whose last season of competition was 2012-13 or earlier are eligible to be nominated.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats traded infielder Garrett Copeland to the Milwaukee Milkmen on Friday for a player to be named later or cash, acquired outfielder John Price Jr. from the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League to complete the Chuck Weaver trade from May 30 and acquired right-handed pitcher Steve Pastora from the Wichita Wingnuts to complete the Tyler Sullivan trade from July 27, 2017.
The Calumet College of St. Joseph women's volleyball team welcomed Moody Bible Institute to the Rittenmeyer Center once again this season, which would serve as the last game to lock things down before the CCAC Crossover this weekend. While there were bumps in the road, the Crimson Wave were still able to walk away with their third win of the season on Wednesday evening.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will play three times as part of the Missouri Valley Conference’s 22-game men’s basketball telecast package on FOX Sports Midwest and NBC Sports Chicago in 2018-19, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced today.
Some wins don't feel like victories. Some losses don't feel like defeats. Tonight's ballgame between the Calumet College of St. Joseph women's volleyball team and the IU-Northwest Redhawks felt like the latter. The Wave fought extremely hard in each of the three sets played tonight, but just couldn't get over the hump as they loss two of the straight set losses in extra points.
This Week in Valpo Volleyball: The Valparaiso University volleyball team continues a four-match homestand with a pair of stiff tests at the ARC for Homecoming weekend. A 12-4 Drake squad comes to town Friday night to start off the weekend, and then perennial power UNI visits on Saturday evening as Valpo looks to extend a 10-match winning streak and the best start in program history.
The Calumet College of St. Joseph headed to Joliet, Ill. to take on the University of St. Francis in what not only was the CCAC opener, but also the last game of a four match stretch on the road. The Fighting Saints lived up to their name, taking the battle to the Wave and sending them to their eighth straight loss on a breezy Wednesday evening.
This Week in Valpo Volleyball: Coming off a strong close to the non-conference campaign, the Valparaiso University volleyball team jumps right into Missouri Valley Conference play with three matches in four days. Valpo faces the Indiana State/Evansville road swing this weekend before returning home for the first of four consecutive home matches, hosting Southern Illinois on Monday evening. Both Katherine Carlson and Allison Ketcham are poised to hit the 1,000-kill milestone this weekend.