NWI Sports News

IU Northwest hangs tough in 76-61 tourney loss to Morningside

SIOUX CITY, IOWA 3-10-2011 – When the Indiana University Northwest Lady RedHawks found themselves down 10-2 early in their first-round matchup against Iowa’s third-ranked Morningside College in the NAIA D-II National Tournament on Thursday, it looked like maybe they were headed for a repeat of last year’s 53-point thumping at… Read more »

RailCats Jamie Bennett Steps Down for 2011

RailCats Jamie Bennett Steps Down for 2011

GARY, IN. 2-23-2011 – For the first time in six years, Jamie Bennett will not be a member of the Gary SouthShore RailCats, as the longtime RailCats Pitching Coach and winning pitcher in the deciding game of the 2005 Northern League Championship Series is leaving to pursue other opportunities.  … Read more »

Versatile RailCats Infielder Louis Ott Signs for 2011

Versatile RailCats Infielder Louis Ott Signs for 2011

GARY, IN. 2-16-2011 – Utility man Louis Ott and the Gary SouthShore RailCats have agreed to terms on a contract for the 2011 season. Ott returns to Northwest Indiana after a superb 2010 season which saw the switch-hitter bat .301 with 26 doubles in 90 games.   Ott, 25, was… Read more »

RailCats Land Lefties Gordon and Rivas

RailCats Land Lefties Gordon and Rivas

GARY, IN. 2-14-2011 – The Gary SouthShore RailCats and Manager Greg Tagert have another pair of left-handers on the 2011 pitching staff with the additions of Derrick Gordon and Carlos Rivas for the upcoming season.   Gordon, 27, spent the past five seasons in the Oakland A’s minor league system… Read more »

RailCats Hold Tryout in Tennessee at Cumberland March 19

RailCats Hold Tryout in Tennessee at Cumberland March 19

GARY, IN. 2-10-2011 – The Gary SouthShore RailCats and Manager Greg Tagert will be holding an open tryout on Saturday, March 19 at the home of the reigning NAIA Baseball National Champions, Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn.   The two-time Northern League Champion RailCats are always on the lookout for… Read more »