Nine players from LaGrange County, including eight from co-champion Lakeland, were named to the 2013 All-NECC football team in a vote taken last week by the league’s coaches.
Fort Wayne Concordia ended the Lakeland football campaign last Friday night in LaGrange with a 28-14 victory over the Lakers in the opening round of the 3A state playoffs.
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Lakeland slogged its way to a 34-0 NECC football victory over West Noble last Friday night in soggy Ligonier.
A smothering effort by its defense carried Lakeland to a 31-0 thrashing of Angola last Friday night at Laker Field.
Lakeland celebrated its 50th football home opener in style last Friday night by pummeling the Fremont Eagles, 48-13.
The Lakeland Lakers continued their football dominance over their county rivals from Prairie Heights this past Friday night at Hubert Cline Field in Brushy Prairie.
Austin Keckler belted a home run as Lakeland powered past Eastside, 7-2 in NECC baseball play Tuesday night in Butler.
While running roughshod over their first eight opponents, the Lakeland Lakers took pride in being the most physical football team on the field.
Lakeland went 1-2 in non-conference baseball action this past weekend.
Lakeland fell to Beech Grove and Blackhawk Christian in a varsity baseball tournament played Saturday at Heritage Christian in Indianapolis.
Concord and Mishawaka Marian each dealt the Lakeland varsity baseball team a setback this week.