The Crown Point Lady Bulldogs continued their dominance on Friday, taking a 54-21 win over the Lake Central Indians, putting their season record at 13-0. Aside from the fact that the victory marked a critical conference win as the Dogs search for DAC crown, it was also their first victory over Lake Central in the better part of nearly a decade.
“It’s been a long time since we’ve beat LC, I think about seven or eight years,” noted Lady Bulldogs Head Coach Chris Seibert. “We know how great their program is, how well coached they are. To be able to come out here and get a win on our home court, I just couldn’t be prouder of the girls and how they really brought it again on the defensive end which was the start of everything.”
The Pride were once again dominated on the boards as they dropped a road GLIAC contest Saturday at Michigan Tech 78-62. Leading by as many as five in the first half, the Huskies used a late run to close out the first half and continued that momentum the rest of the way as they took down PNW. Anthony Barnard did earn his second career double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds.
Playing in their first of three games during finals week, the Calumet College of St. Joseph women's basketball team were looking to take advantage of the two NCAA DIII teams that they are taking on before heading back into CCAC play on Saturday. Take advantage is exactly what they did to Kalamazoo College, forcing almost 30 turnovers in the 23-point blowout win.
After winning their last two games by 11 points or more, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball team was due for a nail-biter. They definitely got on. Down for almost the entire second half, the Crimson and Gray rallied to take back the lead and hold off the Cardinals of Andrews University for their tenth win of the season on Tuesday night at the Rittenmeyer.
The Crown Point Bulldogs captured a win in their home opener against the East Chicago Central Cardinals. The final 54-47 outcome moves the Dogs to 2-1 early in the season, while the Cards drop to 0-2.
The Crown Point Lady Bulldogs continued to roll along on Friday, taking a big 67-29 victory over the Portage Indians in DAC play. Their win makes them 9-0 on the season after just their second home game.
“I’m proud of the kids, proud of the way they fight and the way they bring it on the defensive end ever night even tonight when some shots weren’t falling early,” said Bulldogs Head Coach Chris Siebert. “It was a great crowd tonight, we had all our travel basketball kids here, a good student section and the band. It definitely feels good to be home.”
The Valparaiso girls basketball team snapped a 6-game losing streak in a nail-biter against La Porte at home Friday night, pulling off a 55-53 win in the last few seconds.
The Vikings trailed the Slicers for most of the first half but kept the game within reach for a second half that saw the score tipping back and forth like a ship in choppy waters.
For LaPorte, the Ott sisters combined for 29 points with Senior Point Guard Riley Ott making 6 of her 7 free throws.
Celebrating the academic achievements of many of its student-athletes who made the Dean’s List during the 2017-18 academic year, Purdue Northwest Athletics held its annual Dean’s List Breakfast at Lost Marsh Golf Course. The student-athletes were joined by the deans of the various colleges that make up PNW as well as staff from the Pride Athletics Department. In all, a department record 65 student-athletes earned Dean’s List distinction for 2017-18.
Playing for the first time in two weeks thanks to a rim issue that saw their game against Saint Xavier canceled back on the 17th of November, the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's basketball team were hoping that their winning streak wouldn't suffer because of the downtime. Well, after their last battle, it is still very much alive. CCSJ battled during a back and forth first half before taking control of the game in the second to down IU-South Bend for their eighth straight win.
A successful football season left the Valpo Vikings short three starters to open their basketball season Friday night, but the Vikings still came out on top with a 76-27 win over the Hobart Brickies.