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November 16, 2018

Week 10 Pro Picks winner: Duane Burger

The Herald-Argus Pro Picks contest winner for Week 10 of the National Football League was Duane Burger, of La Porte. He was one of two people in our contest to earn a 10-3 record, winning with his tiebreaker score of 45. The total number of points for Monday night’s NY Giants-San Francisco game was 50, so Burger will win the $50 prize.

Semistate tickets, game info

Tickets for Saturday’s Class 5A northern semistate at New Palestine are on sale in the Michigan City High School athletics office all week. The cost is $10. Two fan buses, one for students and one for adults, will be leaving from the front of the school at 10:30 a.m. The cost is $20, which includes a game ticket. Sign-ups for the bus are also being taken in the athletics office. The game is scheduled for 3 p.m. New Palestine encourages fans traveling from Michigan City to access the school campus at the southwest entrance from U.S. 52; turn right (south) on Gem Road/CR500W, and enter from that direction. Don’t use the main entrance off 52 as access to the stadium will be limited.

Westville girls top Wheeler

Sarah Weston flirted with a triple double, posting 19 points, nine rebounds and seven assists to lead Westville to a 47-36 girls basketball win over Wheeler on Wednesday. Grace Weston and Payton Rodgers added 10 points apiece for the Blackhawks, who raced to a 20-4 first-quarter lead. The Westons and Nicole Albers all had three steals.

Golf passes available

Snow is on the ground, but 2019 season passes for Michigan City Golf Course are available for purchase from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. on weekends in the basement of City Hall. Passes will be discounted 10 percent until Dec. 28. For details, call 219-873-1516.

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