Austin Keckler belted a home run as Lakeland powered past Eastside, 7-2 in NECC baseball play Tuesday night in Butler.
Lakeland rallied to defeat Hamilton, 43-35 in NECC girls basketball action Saturday evening in Hamilton.
West Noble ran its varsity boys basketball record to 9-0 last Friday night in Ligonier with a 60-40 thumping of Lakeland.
Lakeland rallied from a 15-point deficit to defeat visiting Central Noble, 45-44 in overtime last Tuesday in NECC girls basketball play.
For a half, it looked as though Lakeland would net its first girls basketball win of the season Tuesday night against the visiting Lady Warriors of Wawasee.
Mark and Kelly Garretson
To the Editor:
Central Noble and Lakewood Park each handed the Lakeland varsity volleyball team a defeat this past week.
DeKalb County foes Garrett and Eastside each forged varsity volleyball victories over Lakeland earlier this week.
The Lakeland Lakers continued their dominance on the gridiron over their county neighbors from Prairie Heights last Friday night in LaGrange in the annual Milk Can Game.
It was a rough day for the Lakeland varsity volleyball squad at the North Miami Tournament Saturday, as the Lady Lakers lost each of their four contests.
Lakeland completed an 8-2 run through the NECC softball loop Tuesday night in LaGrange with a 10-0 shutout of Hamilton.
Lakeland fell to Beech Grove and Blackhawk Christian in a varsity baseball tournament played Saturday at Heritage Christian in Indianapolis.
The Lakeland and Prairie Heights softball squads braved the cold and wind Tuesday afternoon in a hotly contested battle for their NECC opener.
Concord and Mishawaka Marian each dealt the Lakeland varsity baseball team a setback this week.
“The ball just didn’t bounce our way tonight.”
Warsaw shaded Lakeland, 100.25-96.225 in varsity gymnastics Tuesday.
Lakeland won its second straight varsity gymnastics meet last Thursday by a 96.70-91.60 count over visiting Wawasee.
Concord and East Noble each dealt the Lakeland boys basketball team home defeats in the opening week of the 2011-12 campaign.