A note to our readers

Because of a much earlier than usual deadline for the The Herald-Argus on Friday night, we were unable to get our high school football coverage in Saturday’s paper. Fans of the Slicers, Cougars and Wolves will still be able to see those stories on our website, www.heraldargus.com, and complete coverage of those games and a follow-up on the Satellites will appear in Monday’s print edition. Thank you for your understanding.

Youth bowling signups

The City Lanes Youth Bowling League will start at 10 a.m. Sept. 14. Registration runs from noon to 4 p.m Saturday and is open to ages five to 18. Anyone who signs up can bowl two free games. Signups will also be taken during the week or by calling City Lanes at 219-872-9930.

Pumpkin Festival Run/Walk Oct. 5

The 21st Annual Pumpkin Festival Run, sponsored by Westville Tri Kappa, is set for Oct. 5 Registration is at 7 a.m. in the Westville High School parking lot with the 5K Run and 5K Walk set to begin at 8. These events are for adults. A kids race will be held at Prairie Meadow Park (Birch Field 1) at 1 p.m.

Applications may be picked up at area sports clubs and sport shops, contact Jane Bachman at 219-898-3077 or jabachman305@gmail.com, or go to www.westvillepumpkinfestival.com.

Duneland B&G Club volleyball

The Duneland Boys and Girls Club will hold a volleyball league for grades 3-8 beginning Sept. 17 and continuing until Nov. 16. Cost is $40 per child. Grades 3-4 practice Tuesday, grades 5-6 Wednesday and grades 7-8 Thursday. All games are Saturday. Skills testing is mandatory with the following schedule: grades 3-4, 6 p.m., Tuesday; grades 5-6, 6 p.m., Sept. 11; grades 7-8, 6 p.m., Sept. 12. A coaches meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday at the club. Schedules and rosters will be posted at www.bgcgreaternwi.org/clubs/chesterton-duneland/leagues-chesterton/. In addition to league fees, a $35 club membership is required. For information, contact Ron Ranta at rranta@bgcgreaternwi.org.

PNW golf outing Sept. 23

The Purdue Northwest Chancellor’s Invitational golf outing will be held Sept. 23 at Sand Creek in Chesterton. Registration and breakfast begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 and lunch at 2 p.m. The event will feature on-course games, gifts, raffles, appetizers and desserts. For details, contact Tom Albano (219-989-1107 or talbano@pnw.edu) or Brandon Swanson (219-989-2314 or swanso48@pnw.edu). For registration and corporate sponsorships, go to: alumni.pnw.edu.ChancellorsGolfOuting. Online registration is preferred, but to sign up by mail, print and fill out the form and send with check (payable to Purdue University Northwest) to 1401 S. U.S. Highway 421, Westville, IN 46391 by Sept. 20.

LP edges LC tennis

Carson Stalbaum and Tristen Poe (7-6 (8-6), 6-2) and Alex Ake and Graham Siefker (6-2, 6-2) swept doubles as La Porte got past Lake Central 3-2 in boys tennis Thursday. Andy Emmons took one singles (6-2, 1-0, retired), while Kyle Kennedy and Connor Pinskey lost in third-set pro-set tie-breakers, 10-8 and 10-3, respectively.

NP shoots well in golf loss

New Prairie (7-5, 5-5 Northern Indiana Conference) lost 179-202 to South Bend St. Joseph in girls golf Thursday, but the round was the program’s lowest nine-hole score in nine years, according to coach Bruce Watson. Sisters Jordan and Jaiden Winters each shot 43s for NP with Zoie Martinez (58) and Macaria Tierney (71) also scoring. Libby Lapczynski’s personal-best 56 topped the JV.

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