The Pow Wow

Girls’ tennis looks towards sectional three-peat

Jamie Valadez, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

Girls Varsity tennis is off to a strong and fun start according to seniors Alyssa Comerford and Cassie Quiroz. Comerford and Quiroz have both been playing tennis for four years. Comerford has been on varsity since last year and ...

After cold start, softball starts playing

Rebecca Rosado, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

With the spring softball season off to a snowy and cold start the varsity team is finally getting able to play. With 5 cancellations this season the team has played 4 games with a score of 2-2  ( as of April 11th). During th...

Boys’ golf prepares for season

Kaylee Darnell, Design Editor

April 13, 2018

As Spring slowly starts to approach Portage, the boys golf team is eager to start their season. The team had a big change happen to them, before their season even started. The team’s head coach, Coach Tim Kunstek, retired and their ot...

Back On Top

Jessica Butz, Social Media Editor

April 13, 2018

         Winning a IHSAA state wrestling championship is a dream for every Portage wrestler. Senior Kris Rumph and junior Jake Moran won their first state championship this past February at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in I...

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

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor

November 29, 2017

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

October 31, 2017

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

Tennis team accomplishes season goals

Sarah Russ, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

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, Social Media Editor

September 27, 2017

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

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, Social Media Editor

February 24, 2017

“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

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, Managing Editor

February 10, 2017

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...

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