Sports Shorts: Feb. 1
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:
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
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
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
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
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
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.