August 15, 2018 – Garyite named to the MVC Basketball Hall of Fame

Dolph Pulliam, a member of the 1969 Drake University men's basketball team that advanced to the Final Four, has been named to the 2019 Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame Class, the league announced Wednesday, Aug. 15. Pulliam and the other five members of the class will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the MVC's annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony in St. Louis on Friday, March 8, 2019. A native of Gary, Ind., Pulliam was regarded as one of the best defensive forwards of his era and a key member…Read more

August 24, 2018 – Northshore Academy’s Florida mentor gets recognized

During his long career as an athlete, coach, mentor and police officer, Dan Calloway touched the lives of thousands. On Aug. 17, about 350 of them showed up for his 80th birthday celebration at the Riviera Beach Marina Village. Calloway, a Riviera Beach native who spent 25 years with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, is revered in his hometown for the work he has done with children over the last half-century. After returning to Riviera Beach in 1964 following a two-year stint in the U.S. Army, the former professional baseball player, coach…Read more

August 12, 2018 – Thelmo Cordones joins NASA as Media Specialist Coordinator

Northshore Amateur Sports Academy announces the addition of Thelmo Cordones in the position of Media Specialist Coordinator. Mr. Cordones, a bi-lingual former ballplayer from the Dominican Republic, has been a major part of NASA’s excursions to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. His work is prominently displayed on the website’s photo galleries located at (www.northshoreacademy.org).Read more

January 27, 2018 – LaTroy Hawkins inducted into the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame

January 27, 2018 Gary native Latroy Hawkins was inducted into the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2018. A 1991 graduate of Gary West Side High School he was a two sport athlete, baseball and basketball. He was drafted in 7th round of the 1991 amateur draft by the Minnesota Twins. Recognized in 1993 and 1994 as minor league player of the year in the Twins organization and made major league pitching debut in 1995 at age of 22. He played 21 seasons for eleven different major league clubs. LaTroy joined the…Read more

Former Region Star performs as QB for CFL Montreal Alouettes

There was a sound the football made when it was released from Antonio Pipkin’s right hand. And as soon as head coach Gary Goff heard it, he knew the fortunes of the Tiffin University Dragons were about to change. “When he threw a football, you didn’t have to be watching. You could hear the football come out of his hands and it just sounded different. And it got everybody’s attention,” said Goff, about to enter his eighth season leading the small Division II school 144 kilometres southwest of Cleveland. “Early in his career,…Read more

2018 News Updates

The First String Little League team from Champaign, Illinois won its first championship in June. NASA continues to participate in its annual pre-season baseball camps.  Congratulations First String. http://www.news-gazette.com/multimedia/photogallery/2018-06-26/little-league-championship-2018   Northshore Academy donated equipment to the Miller Little League Cubs team. They finished the season with the most victories in their history. Also, NASA participated in after season scrimmages with the league to keep the interest level high until fall baseball activities resume.   John Colquitt competing in track and field event. Attached are photos of him long jumping (19’4) He attends Brownsburg…Read more