On September 1st, ArcelorMittal kicked off its 3rd annual “Steel Spirit Sweepstakes” contest, giving its USA employees, customers, neighbors, steel enthusiasts and Big Ten sports fans the chance to watch the Big Ten Football Championship Game from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on December 1, 2018.
The Purdue University Northwest men's tennis team started off their season on the right foot, entering the win column in their first match, as the Pride defeated University of St. Francis (Ill.), 7-2, Friday.
Entering CCAC play for the first time this season, the Calumet College of St. Joseph women's volleyball team were coming off their first win during a 1-1 tri-match on the Whiting, Ind. campus on Saturday afternoon. It looked like the Wave could have easily made it two out of their last three after the first set of this evening matchup, but mental errors and a lack of an offensive attack sent them to a 3-0 less against Governors State on Tuesday evening.
First week of action for the Calumet College of St. Joseph women's volleyball team in the books, first conference award collected. After her stellar this past weekend's action at the Siena Heights Tournament, junior Caitlin Alwine (JR/Goshen, Ind.) has been named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Defender of the Week, a fitting way to cap of her first four games in a Crimson and Gray uniform.
Fields and facilities throughout the South Shore were filled with cheering fans and amateur athletes playing softball, baseball as well as bowling this summer season. Game Day Nationals, a baseball tournament, Ohio Valley Baseball Regionals, National Softball Association and the Professional Bowlers Association brought more than 2,400 overnight stays at region hotels.
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.
Stepping 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.
Embarking on the second season as a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), first-year Men’s Basketball coach Boomer Roberts recently announced the addition of ten incoming student-athletes as a part of his first recruiting class.
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.