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Girls’ swim looks to improve in meets with help from new coaches

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor of Web

November 29, 2017

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The girls’ swim team has been working hard through their first two meets despite the hard changes the have faced with the coaching staff. The girls have had two meets so far, and have fallen short in both. They lost to Hoba...

Girls’ cross country uses team bond to finish season strong

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor of Web

October 31, 2017

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"When we race we have to race for each other, and it hurts but we push ourselves for each other," Clancy said.

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Tennis team accomplishes season goals

Sarah Russ, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

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As the boys tennis team is coming to the home stretch of their season we look back on their goals and overall season. Bryce Kissinger, a junior on the varsity tennis team here at PHS spoke on their accomplishments so far....

Portage High School Homecoming 9-22-17

Becca Rosado, Staff Writter

September 27, 2017

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Portage beat Chesterton on Friday, 31-21, in the 2017 Homecoming game. On Friday, September 22, Portage  held their homecoming game. The game was held at home against the Chesterton Trojans. Portage also crowned their Homecoming ...

Cross Country Teams Traveling Across State to Run

Jamie Valadez, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

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Portage’s cross country runners will be spending a lot of time traveling to their meets this season instead of competing at home.  Every meet that was scheduled for the runners will take place away from home. There are no m...

Last Home Basketball Game of the Season

Becca Rosado, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

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“We love our seniors!” was the phrase of the night at the Portage High School east gym. February 21, 2017, was not only the last home basketball game of the season, but also the varsity dance and cheer. With the super f...

Football players sign to their colleges

Jessica Butz, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

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This week is National Signings Week and some of our Portage High School athletes have signed to colleges. Jason Doran signed his letter of intent to play football at Concordia University Chicago. “Jason Doran has a great...

Wrestling wins DAC championship

Evan Gerike, Writer

February 10, 2017

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The wrestling team took first place in their DAC meet Saturday. The boys traveled into Chesterton to face off against the other seven DAC teams. Hosts Chesterton finished in second, while Merrillville finished in third. Portage’s...

Gymnastics team finishes second at LaPorte Pairs

Evan Gerike, Writer

January 2, 2017

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The gymnastics team finished second out of four teams in their competition this Saturday. The team traveled to LaPorte for the first competition of the season during the cold weather. Portage was one of four teams to compete....

Portage Boys Basketball Falls to Munster

Jamie Valadez, Writer

November 29, 2016

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The Portage boys varsity basketball team lost a hard fought game against the Munster Mustangs 69-59 on Saturday night. The Indians were led in scoring by senior Evan Galindo with 23 points, followed by sophomore Maurion Martin wi...

Swimming Preview

Kaylee Darnell, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

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Swim season had officially started on Oct. 24, even though the team started postseason practice around the end of August. Some of the members of the team swam throughout the whole summer because of club, while others only ...

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