Sports Shorts: April 6 - April 5, 2019

Courtesy of the Michigan City News-Dispatch

MC middle school football callout

Michigan City High School will host a middle school football callout at noon today for parents of students going into seventh or eighth grade who are interested in playing next season. For details, call Wesley Scully at (219) 561-4981.

La Porte softball edges Clay

Olivia Zarantonello was 2-for-4 and Megan Reed singled in a run to back the four-hit pitching of MaCayla Boone as La Porte held off South Bend Clay 4-3 in softball Friday. Shelby Linn had two of the Slicers’ five stolen bases.

Blazers girls tennis match moved again

Marquette’s girls tennis match at Andrean originally scheduled for Tuesday and moved to Friday has now been moved to April 26 at 4:30 p.m.

Noveroske tabbed to play in All-Star Classic

Michigan City’s Hannah Noveroske will play in the North/South Indiana All-Star Basketball Classic today at John R. Wooden Gymnasium at Martinsville High School. This girls and boys doubleheader will be at noon for the girls and 2 p.m. for the boys. Tickets are $10.

Run with the Wolves on April 20

A “Run With The Wolves 5K Fun Run” will be held April 20 at Washington Park starting from the tennis pavilion. Registration on the day of the race begins at 8 a.m, and the race will start at 9. To register, visit http://educateMC.net/mchs or the Michigan City High School Facebook page. The event is organized by the Michigan City High School Class of 2021.

City to play in RailCats Challenge

The Michigan City baseball team will be among 37 schools from Illinois and Indiana who will play in the 17th Annual High School Challenge presented by Northwest Indiana Orthopedic and Spine Center at Methodist Hospitals at the U.S. Steel Yard in Gary through April 27. The Wolves will face Metea Valley (Ill.) at 4:30 p.m. on April 19. Tickets can be purchased through the athletic department. For RailCats season ticket and mini-plan packages, call 219-882-2255 or visit www.railcatsbaseball.com. Opening Day is May 21.