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No. 12 Clemson holds off No. 6 Notre Dame 24-22 - La Porte Herald-Argus
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney learned plenty about his 12th-ranked Tigers on Saturday night, qualities he believes make them hard to beat. Deshaun Watson threw two touchdown passes, ran for a third score and 12th-ranked Clemson ...
Hoosiers come up short against No. 1 Ohio St. 34-27 - La Porte Herald-Argus
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Kevin Wilson stuck to the plan Saturday. When top rusher Jordan Howard went down with a left ankle injury in the first half, he went with Devine Redding. When quarterback Nate Sudfeld lobbied to return after leaving ...
Toledo beats Ball State 24-10 - La Porte Herald-Argus
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Phillip Ely threw two touchdowns as Toledo won its fourth-straight with a 24-10 victory over Ball State In Mid-American Conference play on Saturday. Ely was 16 of 22 for 164 yards for the Rockets (4-0, 1-0). Terry Swanson rushed for ...
NP girls and boys each place 3rd in NIC Meet - La Porte Herald-Argus
ELKHART, Ind. — The Northern Indiana Conference isn't anything like the old Northern State league, that's for sure. Not in cross country. New Prairie used to have its way in the Northern State, dominating that group for the better part of two decades.
Cougars take first at DOC invite - La Porte Herald-Argus
ROLLING PRAIRIE — The Cougars claimed the DOC hardware Saturday. The New Prairie volleyball team defeated South Bend St. Joseph 29-27, 22-25, 15-6 to win Dunes Operation Center Invitational Championship on Saturday.
Second-half surge - La Porte Herald-Argus
CROWN POINT, Ind. — Very rarely does a kickoff in high school football make a difference. But that proved to be the case on Friday night. La Porte used a short, pop-up kick to begin the second half and recovered Crown Point's fumble. That ignited the ...
Body found in lake identified as missing IU student - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A body found floating in a Bloomington lake has been identified as that of a missing Indiana University student. WRTV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1MRROtu) the body of 20-year-old Joseph Smedley was found late Friday night in Griffy Lake ...
No. 2 Michigan State holds off Purdue 24-21 - La Porte Herald-Argus
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — LJ Scott ran for 146 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 2 Michigan State held on through a lackluster second half to beat Purdue 24-21 on Saturday. The Spartans (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) led 21-0 at halftime, but Purdue had the ball ...
New Indianapolis court aims to help struggling veterans - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A newly created Marion County court branch will handle cases involving troubled veterans who may be having difficulty adapting to civilian life. The Indianapolis Star reports (http://indy.st/1FOCttT) the Indianapolis Veterans Court ...
Muncie policemen cleared in fatal shooting during standoff - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two Muncie police officers have been cleared of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man during a standoff. WTHR-TV (http://bit.ly/1NcbM58) reports that an investigation by the Delaware County prosecutor's office concluded both ...
Death row inmate at 16, later freed, she can't escape past - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — She was determined to make good on her second chance, to become a profile of redemption. A death row inmate at 16, Paula Cooper had won a reprieve and tried to rebuild her life. And she might have achieved her happy ending — if not ...
Road builder rejects state's demand for $5 million refund - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Fort Wayne road construction contractor is refusing demands from the state government for a $5 million refund for a section of highway that the state says is crumbling years earlier than expected. Brooks Construction Vice President ...
Subaru incentive deal announced ahead of state board vote - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's business recruitment agency announced nearly $8 million of incentives last month for Subaru's planned major expansion of its Lafayette factory even though it will be months before the agency's board considers approving the deal.
Project introduces dictionaries to digital-minded students - La Porte Herald-Argus
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Retired teachers in a central Indiana county are trying to keep printed dictionaries in use by children who've grown up with computers. The Bartholomew County Retired Teachers Association has been distributing dictionaries to third ...
4 killed in South Carolina plane crash from Indiana - La Porte Herald-Argus
WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say all four people who died in a plane crash were from Indiana. The men were flying from Warsaw, Indiana, to Clemson, South Carolina, to attend Saturday's Notre Dame-Clemson game.