The Pow Wow

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 ...

Senior David Herrod wins Mr. Football

Jamie Valadez, Writer

October 7, 2016

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At the Homecoming football game last Friday, Senior David Herrod was named Mr. Football. In Herrod’s opinion, Mr. Football is a player on the team who always works hard, is a good leader on and off of the field and is someon...

Boys cross country takes twelfth at Culver Invite

Tori Henderson, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

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The Portage Boys Cross Country team placed twelfth in the Culver Invite on Saturday morning. Top finishers for the team included seniors Antonio Chapa in 23rd and Dillon Quinones in 42nd place. Also finishing strong for the varsity boys...

Varsity soccer team faces Highland Trojans

Kaylee Darnell, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

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The varsity boys’ soccer team faced against the Highland Trojans on Sept. 24, at Willowcreek Middle School. The Indians held the score at zero throughout the entire first half of the game, up until sophomore, Vinny Lopez, ...

Boys basketball welcomes new coach

Tori Henderson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

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The Indians Basketball teams will be saying hello to new faces this year, as the teams welcome new coaches at the start of the season. Brad Parks, a first-year fifth grade teacher at Central Elementary School, holds the position...

Boys cross country takes fifth at New Prairie Invite

Tori Henderson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

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The Portage Boys Cross Country team placed fifth in the New Prairie invite on Saturday morning. Top finishers for the team included seniors Antonio Chapa in twelfth and Dillon Quinones in seventeenth place. Also finishing strong...

Girls cross country finishes 10th at New Prairie invite

Evan Gerike, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

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The girls cross country team competed in the New Prairie invite on Saturday and came away with tenth place. Twenty-eight teams ran in the meet, leaving the team pleased with their finishing position. Portage’s top finisher...

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