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Spectator Sports

Families will find a wide variety of spectator sports to choose from along the South Shore.

Collegiate sports fans will enjoy cheering on local teams at Valparaiso University, Purdue Northwest, Indiana University Northwest and St. Joseph's College, as well as the Northwest Indiana Oilmen, a collegiate baseball league team that plays at Whiting's beautiful Oil City Stadium. Watch exciting swimming and diving, track and field, tennis, volleyball and softball, among others.

Baseball fans have a wide variety of options in addition to the NWI Oilmen including the Gary SouthShore RailCats and vintage baseball teams, the Deep River Grinders and the Munster Centennials. Catch a White Sox or Cubs major league game during a daytrip to Chicago or visit the homes of Chicago's other professional teams - the Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks and Chicago Fire.

Roller derby fans can catch a bout between the South Shore Roller Girls and a rival team in Northwest Indiana's premier women's flat track roller derby league.

Watch exciting racing action at US 41 Motorplex in Morocco or Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville. Catch family-friendly dirt track go-kart racing at US 41 Speedway in Lake Village.

No matter what sport your family loves to watch, they're sure to find a great event to cheer at along the South Shore.

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