NASA Receives Donation of Chromebooks

Gary, IN:  THE NORTHSHORE AMATEUR SPORTS ACADEMY was the recipient of a major grant from the ACTS foundation. Northshore was awarded 40 Chromebooks that will be utilized in the Financial Literacy and Responsibility program that is being rolled out at elementary schools in the area. NASA would like to thank the ACTS foundation in recognizing the commitment that we have been striving to continue in our community for over 16 years. The ACTS foundation is a 501c3 organization that is AFFECTING OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH SERVICE.   For further NASA information contact Wallace Johnson…Read more

Northshore Amateur Sports Academy and Night Diamonds Seeks to Celebrate the Rich History of Gary

  The Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, INC (NASA) and Nights Diamonds, Inc have partnered together to do their part to celebrate the rich history of Gary, IN, a city with a connection to industrialization, early 20th century immigration, and the Civil Rights Movement. The collaboration, led by Wallace Johnson (President of NASA & Retired MLB player), Garthell Elkins, Wayne Fowler (President of Night Diamonds, INC & author), and Tyrone Hamilton, seeks to bring awareness to the great things accomplished by individuals born and/or raised in Gary, Indiana by placing a sign at the…Read more

NASA congratulates local partner Rose Joiner

NASA congratulates local partner Rose Joiner, regional club director of the Boys & Girls Club, who was named a 2019 Maytag Dependable Leader. The award recognizes Boys & Girls Clubs staff and volunteers who are committed to making a difference as dependable and exceptional role models. Through a national partnership, Maytag and Boys & Girls Clubs of America selected Joiner to receive this year’s distinction, which includes a $20,000 grant for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana. The grant will be used for the John Will Anderson Boys & Girls Club in…Read more

Board President Benny Dorsey Passes Away

NASA organization lost a giant in the passing of of Board President Benny Dorsey. His support, advise and direction propelled NASA into being a relevant entity in the world of youth sports, education and health initiatives. He will be sorely missed. https://www.nwitimes.com/sports/high-school/baseball/former-roosevelt-coach-benny-dorsey-remembered-fondly-by-lloyd-mcclendon/article_64ada54f-c448-533b-bfe6-61dafc4a7fea.htmlRead more

ISU baseball team celebrated its 40th year anniversary

ISU baseball team celebrated its 40th year anniversary of the university's first appearance in the NCAA post-season tournament. NASA board members, Joseph Colquitt and Martin Brown watched Director Wallace Johnson and Board member Preston L Williams, Jr. receive accolades during this historic moment.Read more