Bishop Noll selects 2012 grad Dodson as basketball coach

by Jennifer Pallay HAMMOND, Ind. (July 8, 2020) – John Dodson III, a member of the Bishop Noll Institute (BNI) 2011 state finalist basketball team and member of the 2016 Benedictine University NCAA Division III national runner-up team, has been named BNI’s head boys basketball coach, Athletic Director Eric Roldan announced earlier this week. Dodson … Read more

World Wiffle® Ball Championship to return to Midlothian for 41st annual tournament

September 19–20 at Memorial Park by Katie Arvia MIDLOTHIAN, Ill. (July 7, 2020) – The World Wiffle® Ball Championship will make its return to Memorial Park in Midlothian this September 19 and 20. In its 41st year, the World Wiffle® Ball Championship is the longest running Wiffle® Ball tournament in the world. In 1980, the … Read more

IDNR reminds boaters to drive sober this summer

information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (June 30, 2020) – “When we talk about drunk driving, most people immediately associate it with getting behind the wheel of a car,” said Lt. Curt Lewis, boating law administrator, Illinois Conservation Police, “but they should remember the same problems occur when boat operators … Read more

Bishop Noll Institute to host annual Golf Invitational

Monday, July 20, at Innsbrook Country Club in Merrillville, Indiana by Jennifer Pallay Above: Bishop Noll alum Aaron Amick golfs during a past outing. This year’s event will take place July 20 at Innsbrook Country Club in Merrillville. (Photo provided) HAMMOND, Ind. (June 29, 2020) – Participants in the Bishop Noll Institute Golf Invitational in … Read more

Phase 4 guidance for swimming facilities, water parks

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (June 28, 2020) – Under Phase 4 of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Restore Illinois plan, swimming facilities licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) can open at a maximum of 50% of capacity. This includes swimming pools, water parks, splashpads, and beaches. … Read more