Indiana Boys All-Stars rout Kentucky again
For the second straight night, the Indiana Boys All-Stars cruised over Kentucky, 120-74, in Saturday night’s All-Star Game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Mr. Basketball Trayce Jackson-Davis of Center Grove High School led Indiana with 17 points, and Ben Davis High School’s Jalen Windham was right behind with 16 points. John Michael Mulloy of Carmel High School netted 12, while Castle High School’s Alex Hemenway and Ben Davis High School’s Dawand Jones both had 10 points. TreVon Smith paced Kentucky with 13 points. At the break, Indiana led 49-36 and it erupted for 71 second-half points.
County Special Olympians shine
Brittany Schilla won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and placed third in the mini javelin for La Porte County at the 50th Anniversary Special Olympics meet in Terre Haute Friday-Sunday. Scott Heminger was first in the 100, the 200 runner-up and fourth in the mini javelin. Nicole Manns finished second in the 100 and third in the shot put, while Terry Surrant took second in the 50 and the standing long jump to go with a sixth in the softball throw. Other medalists were: Chris Rader (second, 100, third, 200, fifth, shot put); Aaron Kreuger (second, 200, third, 100, fourth shot put); Robin Kloss (third, softball throw, fourth, 400, standing long jump); Matt Kier (fourth, 100, 200 and mini javelin); and Nicole Miller (fourth, 50, long jump, softball throw).
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 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.
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.
Relay for Life of La Porte County golf scramble
The Relay for Life of La Porte County will host a golf scramble on Saturday at Beechwood Golf Course in La Porte. Registration is at noon with a lite lunch. A shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. and will have a four-man scramble format. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. with team awards and a cash bar. Cost is $75 per golfer or $300 per team. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for this event. Sign up at Beechwood Golf Course. Relay For Life is a community-based fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. For questions, call Janet at 219-614-3282 or June at 219-608-6032.
Dunes Club beach volleyball clinic, leagues
Dunes Volleyball Club is offering a beach volleyball clinic and leagues this summer. No prior beach experience is needed. The clinic and leagues will be at the Dunes Events Center, 110 Clear Lake Blvd., La Porte.
Youth Development Skills Clinic is for players that want to improve their overall skill, while also learning the mechanics of the outdoor game. It’s Mondays & Thursdays, June 10-June 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. It’s for eighth-graders and under. Cost is $15/night or $40/full session. Youth Development Skills Clinic is for players that want to improve their overall skill, while also learning the mechanics of the outdoor game. It’s Mondays, June 10-June 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. It’s for fifth-graders and under. Cost is $15/night or $30/full session. They’ll be offering a second session in July, dates and times TBD.
The High School Sand Quads League is for any player (male/female) that wishes to play either with friends or be placed on a team on site. It’s on Tuesdays, from June 11-July 30 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $40/person for a full session.
The Adult Sand Quads League is for any 18+ player (male/female) that wishes to play either with friends or be placed on a team on site. It’s on Wednesdays, June 12-July 31. Timeslot range is from 5:30-7:45 p.m. Cost is $40/person for a full session. Register online at www.dunes.org.
RailCats clinic July 22
The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced they will offer a Legends for Youth free baseball clinic for kids, hosted by the MLB Players Alumni Association, July 22 at U.S. Steel Yard. The clinic will be presented by Gary native and former Major League pitcher Latroy Hawkins, Home Field Advantage and the RailCats. Session 1, for 8-12 year olds, runs from 10 a.m. to noon, and session 2, for 13-17 year olds, follows from 1-3 p.m. Register for the event at https://www.mlb.com/mlbpaa/events/gary-clinic.