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

SEVENTH ANNUAL ALL SPORTS CAMP 7 CLINIC

Gary, IN:  ON SATURDAY JANUARY 14, 2017, THE NORTHSHORE AMATEUR SPORTS ACADEMY WILL HOST ITS SEVENTH ANNUAL “ALL-SPORTS YOUTH CAMP & CLINIC”.  The All-Sports Camp and Clinic will feature mascots, autograph sessions, special guests, demonstrations and much more. Local companies can showcase their healthy lifestyle products in our EXPO area. All proceeds from the All-Sports Youth Camp benefit the Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, a non-profit organization that provides local youths the opportunity to learn sportsmanship, teamwork and citizenship through sport. The NASA also promotes character development through sporting activities, lifelong physical fitness, a…Read more
EDUCATION MATTERS, CIVILITY COUNTS PROGRAM

EDUCATION MATTERS, CIVILITY COUNTS PROGRAM

HAMMOND | They threw a large party Friday at Purdue University Calumet for more than 1,100 area students. Free pizza, free bottled water, free T-shirts, music and two sports stars with a message highlighted the spirited event. East Chicago native and Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short joined Gary resident Wallace Johnson, a former White Sox coach and Montreal Expos standout, in sharing their perspectives on the value of education and civility. The latter is sorely lacking in society today, with everyone on edge and the slightest provocation setting them off. Bullying also…Read more

PRESS RELEASE SUMMER CAMP 2016

Gary, IN:  The NORTHSHORE AMATEUR SPORTS ACADEMY concluded its busy summer last week.  For the second year, NASA partnered with the YWCA of Northwest Indiana in conducting its All-Sports Youth Camp for eight weeks.  Also, instruction was provided for the Institute for Leadership and Performance Improvement Middle College in alternative sports and recreation. For the third year, NASA partnered with Macy’s Shopping for a Cause and appeared prominently on their brochure. NASA was instrumental in facilitating an event that brought former major league players LaTroy Hawkins and Kenny Lofton to the area.  The…Read more

Benny Dorsey, President of the Board

Gary, IN:  The NORTHSHORE AMATEUR SPORTS ACADEMY’s board president, Benny Dorsey is being nominated for induction into the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame. Read the article at: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/columnists/ct-ptb-john-mutka-column-st-0614-20160613-column.html The Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, a non-profit organization that provides local youths the opportunity to learn sportsmanship, teamwork and citizenship through sport. The NASA also promotes character development through sporting activities, lifelong physical fitness, a drug-free lifestyle and safe and fun access to healthy activities.   The Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, Inc., is a 501 (c)(3) non- profit organization. For further information, contact Wallace Johnson…Read more

NASA conducts Clinic in Illinois

Champaign, IL:  On Saturday April 16, 2016, THE NORTHSHORE AMATEUR SPORTS ACADEMY participated in a clinic for the First String Little League in Champaign, Illinois. The clinic was ran by NASA board member and former professional baseball player Dr. Preston L. Williams, Jr. All players participated in numerous drills that included warm-ups, fielding, hitting and baserunning.  The session concluded with coaches giving life skills advice for on and off the field situations.for the thirty five girl and boys in attendance. The Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, a non-profit organization that provides local youths the…Read more
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