LP, MC athletes All-DAC track 

La Porte’s Riley Tuerff was the All-Duneland Athletic Conference Girls Track Running MVP, and Michigan City’s Ryan Stefanko was the All-DAC Boys Track Field MVP. Tuerff earned DAC titles in both the 100-meter high hurdles and 300 intermediate hurdles and placed ninth at state and medaled in the 300 hurdles. Stefanko captured the shot put conference crown and tallied third at state to garner a state medal. The Wolves’ Justin Wozniak earned the discus DAC title and finished second at state to win a state medal. The Slicers’ Cole Raymond was named all-conference in the 1,600 run after winning the DAC title, while teammate Mitchell Gits was tabbed all-conference in the 3,200 run after claiming that DAC crown. La Porte’s 4 x 800 relay team of Josh Dickson, Gits, Connor Havens and Raymond were selected all-conference after capturing that DAC title.

La Porte High School boys soccer summer workouts

La Porte High School boys soccer summer workouts and open field soccer training will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. at Kesling Park. Strength and conditioning also available, times vary. Contact Coach McCoy for more details, 219-363-1447 or Patrick.McCoy.LPHS@gmail.com.

Special Olympics La Porte County Golf Outing

There’s a need for golfers for Special Olympics La Porte County’s 16th annual golf outing on Saturday at Legacy Hills Golf Club in La Porte. Registration begins at noon and a shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. Cost is $70 per golfer, which includes a round of golf, cart, two drinks and one sandwich. They’re having a silent auction and money prizes for the winners. All money raised stays in La Porte County.

La Porte Post 83 drops four games in tourney

La Porte Post 83 Hamon Gray, an American Legion junior division baseball team, went 0-4 at the Post 6 Summer's First Pitch Tournament in Kokomo on Friday and Saturday. In the opener, La Porte fell 11-5 to Bristol Post 143. Nick Lemon took the loss, allowing nine runs on five hits in 3 1/3 innings, striking out three. Caleb McGuire and Cayden George each had two hits. In Game 2, La Porte lost 10-0 to Kokomo Highland Park. Riley Attar recorded the loss, giving up six runs on five hits in three innings, striking out four. LP’s Collin Howard went 2-for-2. In the third contest, La Porte fell to Terre Haute. No final score was reported. McGuire took the loss, surrendering four runs on three hits in five innings. He struck out seven and walked one. Luke Swistek led La Porte, going 2-for-4. In Game 4, La Porte dropped a 10-0 decision to Greenville. Alex Contreas tallied the loss, throwing 4 1/3 innings. Howard, Dom Miller, Spencer Noveroske and Attar each had one hit.

Annual Wiffle Ball tourney in New Carlisle

New Carlisle Hometown Days will host the 15th annual Wiffle®Ball Championship July 27-28. Pool play action begins July 27 at the New Prairie Little League complex with all teams guaranteed at least four games. The top 48 teams qualify for the July 28 Hometown Cup Playoffs, with the final four advancing to the Hometown Cup Finals at historic Migley Field. Registration is open until July 13 or until 80 teams are entered. Entry fee is $40 per team until June 29 and $80 after. Teams consist of four or five players. The championship features slow pitch rules with base-running. All ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information, visit www.hometowncup.com or contact Koby Keck at 574-876-2522.

Dunes Volleyball Club Pre-Tryout Camp

Dunes Volleyball Club is offering a Pre-Tryout Camp this summer. It’s designed to prepare middle school players for school tryouts. Campers will work on basic volleyball fundamentals; passing, setting, hitting, serving and participate in tryout-oriented drills, game situation drills, and 6-on-6 games. The camp is at the Dunes Events Center, 110 Clear Lake Blvd., La Porte, from July 29-Aug. 1. The Veterans Camp is for girls and boys entering the seventh-eighth grade and is from 5:30-8 p.m. Pre-registration discount costs $65. Same day sign-up costs $75. The Rookies Camp is for girls and boys entering the fifth-sixth grade and is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Pre-registration discount costs $55. Same day sign-up costs $65.

Check the website www.dunes.org to register and for more information. You may also contact Rick Ashmore at rashmore@dunes.org with questions. You do not have to be a member of Dunes Volleyball Club to participate in its summer camps. Make checks payable to Dunes Volleyball Club. In order to receive the pre-registration discount, registration form and payment must be submitted before the first day of camp.

 

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