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CCSJ Men's Soccer Blanked for Second Straight Game


CCSJ-Mens-Soccer-Blanked-for-Second-Straight-Game-2018 Heading on the road for this first away contest of the season, the two things that the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's soccer team had to focus on was improving their offensive attack and keeping their composure on the pitch. Unfortunately, only one of those two tasks were accomplished. The Crimson Wave were only assessed a single yellow card in the contest, but only managed four shots, falling to Huntington College 5-0 Wednesday evening.

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VU Cross Country Season Begins with 2018 Crusader Open


VU-Cross-Country-Season-Begins-with-2018-Crusader-Open The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams have a distinct sense of optimism and confidence heading into their second season as members of the Missouri Valley Conference.

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Hammond Sportsplex to Hold Pre-Registration Day


Hammond-Sportsplex-Pre-Registration-Day_2018 Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Sportsplex are hosting a pre-registration, sign up day on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

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Valpo Parks and Northwest Indiana Clean Air Showcase Quiet Beauty of Valparaiso at Annual Night Ride

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Valparaiso is one of the most bustling and vibrant cities in the Region, but on Saturday hundreds gathered to tour the community at its quietest, the dead of night, for the Valpo Park’s annual Night Ride.

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CCSJ Wave Men Drop Season Opener In Overtime


CCSJ-Wave-Men-Drop-Season-Opener-In-OvertimeStepping onto the pitch for the first time as a CCSJ head coach, all Mis' Mrak wanted was a solid effort out of his players. He got his wish. The Crimson Wave and Rochester College played an extremely even game, but a missed save opportunity cost the Crimson and Gray less than two minutes into overtime, sending them to a 2-1 loss on Wednesday evening.

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Excitement Abundant as VU Men’s Soccer Prepares to Kick Off Season


Excitement-Abundant-as-VU-Mens-Soccer-Prepares-to-Kick-Off-Season As the Valparaiso University men’s soccer team gets set to begin regular season action on Friday night, it’s something simple yet often overlooked that could lay the foundation for a successful 2018 campaign.

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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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NWI Lions United Brings Community, Athletics, and a Passion for Soccer to Northwest Indiana Kids at Season Kickoff

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Northwest Indiana’s soccer community is vibrant and growing, and nowhere was that more evident than Northwest Indiana Lions United Season Kickoff on Saturday. Kids of all ages gathered on the Hamilton Fields outside Lowell for a day of friendly tournaments, skill games, and camaraderie.

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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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