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Baseball Players receive PCC Recognition

In addition to a PCC Tournament Championship, Wolves received individual conference awards on Saturday, May 21st: Chuck Kidd was named the recipient of the Curtis G. Casbon Award, the Mental Attitude award for baseball for the Porter County Conference. Four Boone Grove Baseball  players further received recognition by the Porter County Conference.  Seniors Chuck Kidd, David

Boone outlasts Hebron in PCC baseball finals

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — It’s starting to become a theme for Boone Grove. The opposing team strikes and the Wolves promptly strike back. “We did it (Wednesday) against Washington. We’ve done it a couple times this year,” coach Rollie Thill said. “That’s the sign of a pretty good team… Click here for the 5/21/16 NWI Times article

Seven-run seventh powers Boone past Washington

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — After a Boone Grove error let in the tying run in the sixth inning for Washington Township, the mojo of the Porter County Conference tournament opener had shifted to the home team’s bench. It didn’t last long. The Times No. 6 Wolves answered with a seven-run seventh to down the Senators 9-3…

Wolves Softball Team wins third straight PCC title

  LACROSSE — The Boone Grove softball team has the whole posing for pictures at the end of a game thing down by now. If The Times No. 2 Wolves have their way, Saturday’s Porter County Conference tournament championship won’t be the last time they get their photos taken on a field while hoisting a

Hill to succeed McKay as Boone boys basketball coach

When Bryan Hill talks about climbing the coaching ladder, he’s not kidding. He has coached youth sports at the AAU, junior high and high school levels. “I’ve worked my way through the lower levels,” he said. “That’s where you’re still in the teaching part of the game, strategy, getting them to understand why we want

LaPorte hands Boone Grove its first baseball loss

PORTER TOWNSHIP — Strong pitching and solid defense carried Boone Grove to a 13-0-1 record entering the week. A lack of both resulted in the Times No. 6 Wolves’ first loss Monday, a 6-0 defeat to No. 7 LaPorte, which took advantage of six walks and five errors in a game abbreviated to five innings

Four Boone Grove Seniors have added Tennis to Other Sports

Modern high school athletics has become so specialized, even small-school teams have players in certain sports that stick with one year-round. But at Boone Grove — specifically on the girls tennis team — athletic diversity is in full force. Four of the Wolves’ starters — all seniors — play at least one other prep sport,

Jeff Birchfield comes up Big

Boone Grove had just scored twice in the top of the fourth inning to take the lead against Morgan Township. Wolves pitcher Jeff Birchfield realized what he had to do in the bottom of the inning. “I knew that if we could shut them out then, we could add on runs,” he said. “I knew

Chuck Kidd provides senior leadership for Boone Grove

Morgan Township brought its infield in, looking to stop Boone Grove from scoring a run in the sixth inning Monday. Wolves senior Chuck Kidd had a plan for the situation. “Our coaches all year preach just put the ball in play,” Kidd said. “I was ahead in the count and wanted to pick the pitch

Stockwell takes 3rd at Aberdeen Classic

At the Aberdeen Classic Golf Invitational, Penn won the event, shortened to nine holes due to the weather, with 155. Valparaiso (166) was third. Boone Grove’s Grant Stockwell took third individually with a 39, one behind Penn’s Nick Thurn and Zach Hale. Boone Grove Scores: Grant Stockwell 39, Ian Lukas 44, Thomas Schroeder 52, Connor