LAFAYETTE -- Purdue University football coach Darrell Hazell will speak at The John Purdue Block, 14 N. Second St., at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, presented by Leadership Lafayette and the Alumni and Friends of After Hours.
LAFAYETTE The Journal & Courier reported Thursday, Feb. 14 that the Tippecanoe School Board approved moving McCutcheon and Harrison to the North Central Conference on Wednesday. This follows a move where Lafayette Jeff will move the conference as well.
LAFAYETTE -- Performance Point Volleyball Club is now at YWCA, 605 N. Sixth St. near downtown. Volleyball is offered for the following ages: Little Spikers 3rd-6th Grade, Travel Lite 4th-8th grade and Junior Club 9th-12th grade.
WEST LAFAYETTE The Indiana Youth Sports, a new nonprofit organization run by the Family Sports Center, will host an open house and grand opening Friday, Sept. 7 at 3 p.m., at 3242 W. 250 N. Greater Lafayette Commerce will host a ribbon cutting event to kick off the open house weekend.
LAFAYETTE - Hundreds of teen baseball players, coaches, their families and fans are in Lafayette, Ind., from all over the world for the 10-team Colt World Series, which began Friday, Aug. 3, and concludes with the championship game at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9.
WEST LAFAYETTE Despite temperatures of nearly 100 degrees outside and the sauna-like atmosphere inside the Family Sports Center, about 500 fans of the Lafayette Brawlin Dolls never let up the ear-splitting cheers between the loud, heart-pumping music, as they rooted their team against the Richmond Dire Stakes Saturday (June 30).
WEST LAFAYETTE Former Purdue University basketball star and current New Orleans Hornet player Carl Landry will host a basketball camp at West Lafayette High School, 1105 N. Grant St., from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. from July 19-21.
LAFAYETTE The world will once again come to Lafayette for the annual Colt World Series at Loeb Stadium at Columbian Park Aug. 6-11. Teams from Europe, Mexico and Puerto Rico will battle other 15-16 year-old baseball players from around the country, including one team from host Lafayette.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Tickets for the inaugural Big Ten Football Championship Game will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, July 30 at 10 a.m. ET. The 2011 Big Ten Football Championship Game will begin at 8:17 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 3 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and will be televised by FOX Sports.
LAFAYETTE -- Indiana University Health Arnett's monthly "Dining with a Doc" presentation will occur on June 30, when an IU Health Arnett Orthopedics and Sports Medicine physician will lead a presentation on treatments for arthritis of the hip and knee.
WEST LAFAYETTE In response to Marchs Japan Earthquake, The Nipon Karate-do, at Purdue University, and West Lafayette Shotokan Karate Club have partnered together to host a Japan Disaster Relief Karate tournament to benefit Red Cross relief efforts on Sunday, May 8.
LAFAYETTE Longtime broadcaster Harry Bradway and Lafayette Jeff supporter Donn Pruitt were honored with the Legion of the Broncho Awards during Lafayette Jeffs basketball game against Benton Central at the Crawley Center on Saturday, Jan. 29.
The IHSAA and the Indianapolis Colts are proud to announce that McCutcheon High School has been named the winner of the first annual Blue Horseshoe Award. The award recognizes the outstanding efforts of a high school football program whose acts of service better their community.
LAFAYETTE -- For participants who have registered for the Indianapolis Mini Marathon, Club NewTone, along with Tri-N-Run, offer a training program to help runners and walkers prepare to reach their fitness goal.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. WEST LAFAYETTE The West Lafayette Little League girls softball teams reached the Indiana state softball tournament for the third consecutive year in July. The All-Star team won previous contests to play its way into the state tournament in Chesterton July 22-25.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. LAFAYETTE The Lafayette 56ers tackle football and cheerleading youth league will begin registration for its 2010 season this year at John B. Scheumann Stadium at Lafayette Jeff High School.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. WEST LAFAYETTE The West Lafayette Little League celebrated another successful season in 2010, serving about 230 children with roughly 120 volunteers. Randy Truitt, a board member with West Lafayette Little League with children involved in the league, said despite the tough economy, the league sold out of team sponsorships this year. He said he was pleased with the support this year.
LAFAYETTE The Colt World Series will host eight teams instead of 10 and one of the local teams, Hoosier North, will now have to play its way into the event, organizers told the Journal & Courier this week.
LAFAYETTE The Lafayette Volleyball Academy will host several volleyball camps featuring Purdue University volleyball coach Dave Shondell beginning March 10. The camps will run March 10, 31, April 21, May 12, and June 2 with registration beginning at 7 p.m. and the camp running from 7:30-9 p.m.
WEST LAFAYETTE The New Chauncey Neighborhood Association celebrated the announcement of West Lafayette High Schools Daniel Wodicka as Indianas Mr. Football with a message in its newsletter Friday, Dec. 11.
BY TIM CARY, FIRST AND BIG TEN. Yawn. Should we be surprised? Purdue knocked off archrival Indiana for the 11th time in the last 13 seasons Saturday afternoon, posting a road win in Bloomington by the score of 38-21. The victory improved the Boilermakers 2009 record to 5-7, one triumph short of the six wins needed for bowl eligibility.
BY TIM CARY. FIRST AND BIG TEN. When a football team outgains its opponent by over 160 yards and scores a touchdown in every quarter, its supposed to win the game. Unfortunately for the Purdue Boilermakers, things didnt work out that way Saturday afternoon at Ross-Ade Stadium.
BY TIM CARY, FIRST AND BIG TEN. On October 31, the Purdue Boilermakers football team headed to Madison, Wisconsin looking to treat itself to a third consecutive win. Instead, the Boilers walked straight into a house of horrors at Camp Randall Stadium.
The story of Purdues 24-14 victory over Illinois on Saturday was not so much what happened, but instead, what didnt happen. Purdue turnovers? Didnt happen. Letdown for the home team, coming off of an emotional upset of Ohio State? Didnt happen.
BY TIM CARY, www.FirstandBigTen.com With about 12 minutes left in the second quarter of Saturdays Homecoming game, Purdue led the visiting Northwestern Wildcats 21-3. Joey Elliott, the Boilermakers senior quarterback, already had three touchdown passes and Purdue fans were dreaming of a rout.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. Tickets for the October 10 Brawlin' Dolls bout can be found at www.brawlindolls.com. Alone in what looks like a cavernous Family Sports Center at the edge of West Lafayette, Beth McAuliffe leads 10 other women skating around a painted oval on a gym floor designed to basketball. Its crunch time for the Lafayette Brawlin Dolls and not a moment to lose.
BY TIM CARY. WEST LAFAYETTE -- The stage was set. The stadium was rocking. The black-clad student section was deafening. The Purdue Boilermakers had come from ten points down in the fourth quarter to take a late lead.
Even casual football fans understand the purpose of a punt. When a team is about to run out of downs, they choose to kick the ball to their opponents, giving up possession willingly in exchange for pushing the other team as far away from scoring as possible.
BY TIM CARY. Purdue surprised quite a few experts on Saturday night in Eugene, Oregon. The double-digit underdog Boilermakers made the long cross-country trek, ignored a hostile crowd, survived a rainstorm (perfect weather for Ducks), rushed the ball effectively, and dominated most of the ballgame.
BY TIM CARY. Purdue sophomore Ralph Bolden claimed to be nervous before his first career start at running back. My heart was jumping through my chest, Bolden said after the game. Bolden raced 78 yards for a touchdown on his first carry of the season and piled up a total of 234 yards (the third-best performance in school history) to spark the Boilermakers to a 52-31 win over Toledo.
BY TIM CARY. BLEACHERREPORT.COM With the season opener against the Toledo Rockets only a few days away, Purdue's football program is finally ready to kick off the Danny Hope era. The Boilermakers are looking for better things this fall after finishing a disappointing 4-8 a year ago in Joe Tiller's final season at the helm.
JACH NEWS SERVICE LAFAYETTE -- Despite Greater Lafayette local teams bouncing back strong, they were not able to crack the championship game and bring the home team a Colt World Series title.
Santa Clara, Calif. won that honor Wednesday, beating Tampa 9-5 to capture the 2009 Colt World Series at Loeb Stadium here.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. The Lafayette All-Stars played itself into the Colt World Series medal round today at Loeb Stadium with two consecutive wins while the Host Area team Hoosier North was knocked out Monday.
Rain may have canceled the Colt World Series home run derby and fastest runner competition Tuesday but it didn't dampen the spirits of the Colt World Series participants during a pre-tournament program at Lafayette Jefferson High School.
As in the previous four seasons, FC Indiana again are the highest scoring team in the country averaging 4.2 goals scored per game over five seasons and nearly 4.5 goals this season. Leading the W-League in goals scored (31 goals in seven games) is an impressive achievement in itself, but no one would have reckoned with three FC Indiana forwards among goal-scoring leaders.
FC Indiana coach Shek Borkowski believes the winners of FC Indiana's crucial clash with Chicago Red Eleven on Sunday at 7 p.m. could go on to lift the W-League Midwest Division title. The stakes will be high as 2008 W-League Central Conference champions FC Indiana host Chicago Red Eleven at Kuntz Stadium in Indianapolis in a duel that could determine the fate of this seasons Midwest Division championship.
The PPoint summer volleyball camp/clinics will be run by PP coaches, as well as past and present Division I volleyball players. All camp/clinic coaches have several years of coaching knowledge and playing experience.
John Edwards recently served as team athletic trainer for the USA Wrestling Team that traveled to Kiev, Ukraine. The team, along with athletes from 19 other countries, competed in the Ukrainian Wrestling Federation's Senior Memorial Tournament that was held February 21 - 22.
FC Indiana coach Shek Borkowski has confirmed that Japan WNT midfielder Mizuho Sakaguchi will join the club in March. The loss of six players from last seasons squad to WPS draft has reduced Borkowskis midfield options and the signing of Sakaguchi is expected to strengthen the squad.
Shek Borkowski announced that FC Indiana and Hoosiers FC have merged to form a new soccer organization that will be based out of Lafayette and Noblesville and retain the FC Indiana name. In 2008 Hoosiers FC won U13 boys State Cup, their U16 boys finished second and their U13 girls won State Challenge Cup.
Central Catholic Baseball Christmas Camp will be held Dec. 29-30 at Central Catholic High School, 2410 S. Ninth St. The camp will focus on drills that enhance and improve the fundamentals and mechanics of all positions defensively and offensively.
FC Indiana announced Thursday that former Valparaiso University defender and current Wabash College assistant Tyler Pagano has been appointed FC Indiana Academy Coach. Pagano was a three-year starter at Valparaiso, anchoring a 2007 defense that allowed only 28 goals in 18 total matches.
Registration for the Mens Over 30 League Winter 2009 season has begun. Please call Jorge Eufracio at 765-448-6444 for registration information. Teams and individual players can apply until Dec. 10, 2008.
The Lafayette Sports Center will be hosting some of the top youth soccer teams in the region during its FC Indiana Indoor Friendlies games. The competition features the best youth soccer teams around the Midwest playing games that stress quality soccer and player development.
The FC Indiana Academy will have U16 and U18 boys and girls tryouts at the Lafayette Sports Center, 3832 Fortune Dr., in Lafayette on the following days: U16 Girls Wednesday, Oct. 29,U18 Girls Wednesday, Oct. 29, U16 Boys Friday, Oct. 31, and U18 Boys Friday, Oct. 31.
The FC Indiana Academy will hold a U8 through U14 Boys and Girls Open House Day on Monday, Nov. 3. Parents, players and fans will be welcome to attend the event to watch Academy training sessions and to talk with current FC Indiana Academy players and parents.
The Falcons and the Titans met for the second consecutive week, this time for the Lafayette 56ers youth football league title and the Falcons came out on top again 19-12 Sunday night. It took the Falcons stopping the Titans on its final drive to preserve the victory and an 8-0 record.
The Titans and the Falcons, two of the top teams in the Lafayette 56ers youth football league, took to the field last Sunday as both teams and parents watched their kids learn teamwork, leadership and sportsmanship.
(Fri. 6/28/2008) Miss Softball Tori Collins and Kelsey Rummel, the team's top hitter, shared McCutcheon's MVP honors during the team's reception at the high school. Coach Jim Bates, who was elected into the Indiana Softball Hall of Fame, said the season was a great team effort.