The Hammond Sportsplex is hosting a Friday Night Ages 30s, 40s and 50s Soccer League. Session 1 is 8 games from October 19th to December 14th. Playoffs will be January 4 and 11, 2019. Eight teams will qualify for playoffs. Team rosters are a 12 player maximum. All players must have a player card. There is a $10 fee for a player card.
The Purdue University Northwest (1-12, 0-5 GLIAC) volleyball team will play host to a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foes this weekend. The Pride will take on Ashland University (12-2, 5-0 GLIAC) Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. inside the Hammond campus Fitness and Recreation Center. The following afternoon they will welcome in Wayne State (8-5, 3-2 GLIAC) to the H.D. Kesling Gymnasium on the Westville campus.
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.
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.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Offers Summer Baseball League and Receives Lots of Support
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s John Will Anderson Club in Gary discovered the love for baseball is alive and well in Northwest Indiana! Prior to the start of summer programming, Home Field Advantage Foundation partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s John Will Anderson Club with the goal of offering youth, residing in Gary, the opportunity to learn, play and love baseball. Equipment to help start the league was received through Major League Baseball through the efforts of Lloyd McClendon, a Gary Roosevelt product and current coach for the Detroit Tigers.
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.