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RailCats announce spring training schedule


The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced their spring training schedule earlier this week. The RailCats play five exhibition games (three road, two home) before opening the season on Friday, May 17th at 7:05 p.m. against the Chicago Dogs. Listed below is the team’s exhibition schedule.

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Gary SouthShore RailCats look to win a championship and provide 'FANtastic Family Fun' in 2019


2018 was a record year for the Gary SouthShore RailCats with a franchise high 59-41 record, countless events at the ballpark, and an intense playoff appearance. Fans are anticipating the start of the upcoming 2019 season and wondering what they can expect from the division champions.

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Seven Valpo Athletics Programs Earn NCAA Recognition


Seven athletic programs from Valparaiso University have received the NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academic performance.

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The City of Hammond welcomes NFL hopefuls to the Hammond Sportsplex for the 2019 NFL Draft Pick


Community members gathered at the new Hammond Sportsplex Saturday afternoon for the 2019 NFL Draft Pick ceremony. People enjoyed a day filled with fun family activities and celebrated with an array of young athletes who dream of entering the National Football League.

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Summer Flag Football League Registration Is Open Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Cedar Lake, Duneland, Lake Station, Portage, South Haven, and Valparaiso Clubs

BGC-NWI-Summer-Flag-Football-League-Registration-2019What do a disproportionate number of CEOs have in common? They played sports when they were younger. Sports keep you physically and mentally healthy, teach you important relationship skills and forge determination. These benefits often spill over into the business world.

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Chicago Cubs find steady ground after a rough start to the season


The Cubs started off their season of “Reckoning,” as Theo Epstein dubbed it, with just short of the worst position possible. Absolutely dismal showings from the starting pitchers and bullpen led to the team owning the worst ERA in baseball, and forced them to drop down to a 2-7 record. Three of the cub’s offensive stars looked lost at the plate. Really, the only bright side was the incredible display the bottom half of the lineup demonstrated.

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RailCats re-sign left-hander Liguori

RailCats-re-sign-left-hander-LiguoriThe Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the re-signing of left-handed pitcher Lars Liguori on Thursday. 2019 marks Liguori’s sixth season of professional baseball and third with Gary.

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Portage's rally not enough as Vikings outlast Indians 13-10


The Indians and the Vikings duked it out once again on Portage’s softball diamond Wednesday night. The game did not disappoint, including late game rallies by both sides. The score was 7-5 going into the last inning before the Vikings put up six additional runs, making the score 13-5 going into the bottom of the 7th. Portage’s response was putting up five runs in a late rally. Both teams played with determination as the game was on the line and abilities were tested.

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Valpo Women's Basketball Announces Summer Camps


The Valparaiso University women’s basketball program has announced its 2019 summer camp dates and details.

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Valparaiso University honors Ivy Tech professor Leonard Corso and his commitment to students


“Shhh, It’s A Surprise!” read a secret email sent to students, colleagues, and friends of Professor Leonard “Lenny” Corso.

On Friday night, Corso, Anatomy and Physiology Professor at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso, thought he was invited to a panel discussing health occupations with students and parents. In reality, a group of senior nursing students collaborated to honor this special professor.

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Women’s Golf Notes: Valpo Preparing to Host First MVC Championship

Womens-Golf-Notes-Valpo-Preparing-to-Host-First-MVC-ChampionshipIt will be a special week for Valparaiso Athletics as the University will host its first Missouri Valley Conference Championship event in any sport as The Valley’s 10 women’s golf teams compete for an automatic NCAA Regional berth.

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