Sports Shorts: Feb. 1

February 1, 2019

Girls hoops sectionals resume today

The local girls basketball sectionals postponed due to the weather resume today. The following is an updated list of days and times for each site:

Class 4A



Mishawaka vs. South Bend Riley, 4

South Bend St. Joseph’s vs. South Bend Adams, approx. 5:45

Penn vs. South Bend Clay, approx 7:30


La Porte vs. Mishawaka-S.B. Riley winner, 5:30

S.B. St. Joseph’s-S.B. Adams winner vs. Penn-S.B. Clay winner, approx. 7:15


Championship, 6



Valparaiso vs. Kankakee Valley, 5 p.m.

Michigan City vs. Chesterton, approx. 6:45 (WEFM, 95.9)

Portage vs. Merrillville, approx. 8:30


Hobart vs. Valparaiso-Kankakee Valley winner, 5:30

Michigan City-Chesterton winner vs. Portage-Merrillville winner, approx. 7:15


Championship, 6

Class 3A

South Bend Washington


New Prairie vs. Jimtown, 5

John Glenn vs. Culver Academies, approx. 6:45


New Prairie-Jimtown winner vs. Mishawaka Marian, 5

John Glenn-Culver Academies winner vs. South Bend Washington, approx 6:45


Championship, 6:30

Class A

Marquette Catholic


Marquette Catholic vs. Gary 21st Century, 6

Morgan Township vs. Washington Township, approx. 7:45


Marquette Catholic-Gary 21st Century winner vs. Westville, 6

Washington Township-Morgan Township winner vs. Kouts, approx. 7:45


Championship, 6



Triton vs. South Central, 6


LaCrosse vs. Culver, 5

Argos vs. Oregon-Davis, approx. 6:45


Triton-South Central winner vs. South Bend Career Academy, 5

LaCrosse-Culver winner vs. Argos-Oregon-Davis winner, approx. 6:45


Championship, 5:30

Prep sports events backed up by snow, cold

A number of local prep sports events have been moved as a result of the extreme winter weather. La Porte’s home boys basketball game with Valparaiso has been bumped to 7 tonight. Thursday’s Chesterton at Michigan City boys basketball game will be played at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The Chesterton girls swimming and diving sectional preliminaries will be at 5:30 tonight. The finals currently remain the same for Saturday. La Porte’s gymnastics meet at Plymouth will be at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 11. The Slicers’ home meet with Valpo has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday. No make-up date has been set for the Lake Central at Michigan City gymnastics meet that was postponed Tuesday.

La Porte athletic events re-scheduled

La Porte High School has announced a number of schedule changes. There will be no JV boys basketball game Saturday vs. Oregon-Davis. The varsity game tips at 1 p.m. in La Porte. The freshman boys basketball game at Valparaiso has been moved to 6 p.m. on Feb. 7.

LP Spring Soccer sign-ups extended

La Porte Soccer Club is for boys and girls age U4 through U19. The deadline for travel teams is extended to Saturday. The new In-House Youth Soccer Academy (non-travel) sign-ups will be accepted through March 31. Training and instruction by La Porte High School boys and girls coaching staff and current and former LPHS players. Sign up on-line at LaPorteSoccer.org, or call coach McCoy for more information at 219-363-1447.

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