Top 10 photo galleries on Portage.Life in 2022

Top 10 photo galleries on Portage.Life in 2022
By: Alayna Wilkening, Autum Meyers, Chris Mahlmann, Curtis Hankins, Gena Demuth, Gwen Mathis, Kyler Wagner, Lynn O'Hara, Rachel Calderone Last Updated: December 28, 2022

In 2022, you probably saw one of our photographers wearing GreatNews.Life apparel attending a sporting event, graduation ceremony, holiday festival, hometown parade, business celebration, or other special event near you. The photos captured at these gatherings were shared on your news feeds throughout the year, and each one tells a special story, a moment in time that you can now cherish forever.

Whether it was of you crossing the finish line at a race, of a neighbor you know getting nominated at an awards ceremony, or of your own child holding their diploma proudly at their graduation ceremony, there are so many photos worth sharing, and we thank you for providing us with so much good to photograph.

In no particular order, here are the top 10 photo galleries on Portage.Life to recap the good news in 2022!

City of Portage 4th of July Parade 2022

City of Portage hosted a fun-filled parade, surrounded with smiles and happy kids!

Portage High School Commencement 2022

Congratulations to the Portage High School Class of 2022!

We were glad to be in attendance during Sunday’s commencement ceremony to help celebrate your achievements. We wish you the best success moving forward.

Here are all the best photos we captured from the day!

Northwest Health – Porter Trunk or Treat 2022

Northwest Health showed appreciation to their dedicated team members with Trunk-or-Treats at their Northwest Health – La Porte and Porter locations. The events featured fun-filled activities including face painting, balloon animals, and of course Halloween decorated cars filled with candy and treats for the kids.

Girls Basketball Valparaiso vs Portage JV and Varsity 2022

Great work by the JV and Varsity Girls Basketball Teams of Valparaiso and Portage High Schools during Tuesday night’s games held at VHS.

The JV game finished in a 37-14 win for Valpo, and the Varsity game ended 57-50 with a second win for the Vikings.

Find all the best photos from the court here!

Boys Basketball Portage vs La Porte 2022

It was Senior Night in Portage as the Portage Indians and the La Porte Slicers faced off on the hardwood on Feb. 18 for some hard-nosed DAC basketball. This was a tight game the first half, but the Indians ran away with it in the second half, beating the Slicers 57-44! Check out all the photos from the game here.

Football Sectional Semifinal Crown Point vs. Portage 2022

The Crown Point Bulldogs defeated Portage High School 44-14 in the sectional semi-final.

Boys Soccer Sectional Semi Final Hobart vs. Portage 2022

Portage beats Hobart 3-0 to advance to Saturday’s sectional championship! PHS will face the Valpo Vikings for the sectional championship.

Girls Volleyball IHSAA Sectional Championship Crown Point vs. Portage 2022

The Crown Point Bulldogs defeated the Portage Indians in straight sets on Saturday night, winning the matchup 3-0 and claiming the Sectional Championship. They’ll continue their playoff run next Saturday at Regionals hosted at La Porte High School, beginning with a Semi-Final match against Lake Central.

Duneland Athletic Conference Wrestling Championship

Crown Point claims the 2022 DAC Wrestling Championship, earning 306.5 points and winning 10 weight classes.

Baseball IHSAA Sectional Crown Point vs Portage 2022

Crown Point won 5-0 against Portage in a shortened 6 inning game in the IHSAA semi-final sectional tournament. Crown Point will move on to play Hobart on Monday.