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Sports Shorts: Nov. 7

November 7, 2018

Week 9 Pro Picks winners: Rickey Cross and Terry Van Sickle

The Herald-Argus Pro Picks contest winners for Week 9 of the National Football League were Rickey Cross and Terry Van Sickle, both of La Porte. Cross and Van Sickle were one of eight people in our contest to earn 10-2 records. Cross won with a tiebreaker score of 43 and Van Sickle won with a tiebreaker score of 41. The total number of points for Monday night’s Tennessee-Dallas game was 42. Cross and Van Sickle will split the $50 prize, each winning $25.

LP, MC volleyball players honored

Gillian Santana, Reilly Briggs and Kara Cooper of La Porte and Hannah Noveroske, Reece Shirley and Emily Kinney of Michigan City have been named to the Indiana High School Volleyball Coaches Association All-District (4A North) Team, as well as the All-Duneland Athletic Conference Team. Briggs was tabbed the DAC MVP. Wolves coach TR Harlan was chosen District Coach of the Year, while New Prairie’s Jordan Staus received the same accolade for District 3A Northwest.

Westville girls drop opener

Winamac pulled away in the fourth quarter to down host Westville 55-41 in a girls basketball season opener Tuesday. Sarah Weston had 16 points and five assists, while Peyton Rogers scored nine points for the Blackhawks (1-0).

MC football regional tickets on sale

Tickets for Friday’s Class 5A regional game between Concord and Michigan City at Ames Field are on sale in the high school athletics office each day from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $8.

Blazers Emma Nolan nominated

Marquette’s Emma Nolan was among the District 1 nominees for the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association/Subway Player of the Week Award for games of Oct. 29-Nov. 3. The Blazers senior had 51 points in two games at the Lake Central Classic, where Marquette topped Elkhart Central and lost by two to Class 4A Indianapolis North Central. Hammond Gavit’s Darliesha Reed was the recipient of the award by virtue of her 35-point, 20-rebound, six-steal performance in a 71-64 win over East Chicago Central.

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