About kmagnuson

GHS Athletic Secretary

Swim Meet Time Change 12/7

The boys and girls swim and dive meet on Thursday, December 7th against Elkhart Memorial will now start at 6 PM.  There will not be a diving competition prior to swimming events.

Soccer All-State Recognition

The Indiana Soccer Coaches Association has released the all –State soccer team for 2017.  Goshen High School is proud to announce that Lucas Bontreger, GHS Senior, made 1st Team All-State and Jillian Kissinger, GHS Senior, made 3rd Team All-State.  These high honors are voted on by coaches of the Indiana Soccer Coaches Association after the All-District game in Indianapolis.

Lucas is the son of Myron and Fran Bontreger, and has 2 younger sisters, Sophia and Olivia.  Lucas plans to major in business in college and continue playing soccer at the college he chooses.

Jillian is the daughter  of Larry and Kelly Kissinger and has an older sister, Leah, and an older brother, Louis.  Jillian plans to attend Purdue University to study Construction Management/Graphic Design, but no college sports plans at this time.

In addition, Aniya Hartzler, GHS Junior, was named 2nd Team All-District and Flavio Cruz Cortes, GHS Senior, was named 1st team All-District.  Manuel Castillo, GHS Senior, was named ISCA Top Team Player.

Congratulations to all the soccer players who earned these distinctions.

Boys & Girls Basketball Schedule Changes

Boys Basketball:  The Varsity and JV boys basketball games on Tuesday, November 21st against Mishawaka Marian have been postponed to Saturday, January 20th.  The JV start time is 6 PM followed by the Varsity at 7:30 PM.  This change is due to Mishawaka Marian’s football team advancing in the state competition.

The freshman boys basketball game scheduled for Saturday, December 2nd against Lakeland has been cancelled.


Girls Basketball:  The JV girls basketball game on Tuesday, November 14th against Mishawaka Marian has been cancelled.  Due to this change, the Varsity game will now be played at 7 PM.

The C team girls basketball round robin on Saturday, January 6th has been cancelled.  The team will now be competing in the Westview Tournament on January 6th at 9 AM.

Fall Sports Awards Night

The Goshen High School Fall Sports Awards night will be Monday, November 6th.  This will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Gym including all fall athletic teams with individual team break-out sessions to follow.  There will be cookies and juice available in the commons area after the individual team sessions.

Boys Soccer & Boys Cross Country Advance to Semi-State

Soccer:  After defeating Crown Point 4-2 on Monday in the Regional Championship, the boys soccer team has advanced to Semi-State to compete against Harrison HS at the Kokomo Municipal Stadium on Saturday, October 21st.  The game will start at 5pm and tickets cost $10.  Kokomo Municipal Stadium is located at 400 S Union St., Kokomo, IN 46901.

Cross Country:  After placing fourth at Regional, the boys cross country team has advanced to Semi-State and will compete on Saturday, October 21st at The Plex on the IPFW campus, just south of the Coliseum.  The boys race will begin at 1 pm and admission is $5/person.

Boys Soccer Regional Championship Game

The Goshen Boys Soccer team defeated Penn on Saturday in the IHSAA Regional Semifinals at Merrillville HS.  Due to weather, the championship game against Crown Point has been postponed to Monday, October 16th at 6:30 PM EST (5:30 PM CST) at Merrillville HS.

Football Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets to this week’s football game against Wawasee are available for purchase in advance online at statechamps.com/GoshenHSIN and via the  StateChamps App in the Google Play and Apple Store.

Once you have bought a ticket, that ticket will download to your mobile device through the simple StateChamps App, available for both Apple and Android devices. Bring your device to the event, and your digital ticket can be redeemed with the swipe of a finger.

After your purchase, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to download tickets to your device.

StateChamps also offers support from their call center, which can help you to buy tickets or answer any questions you might have. The phone number for the call center is 1-844-502-4267.

IHSAA Boys Soccer Regional Information

Goshen High School Boys Soccer team will compete against Penn in the 3A IHSAA Regionals on Saturday, October 14th at 10:30 AM EST (9:30 AM CST) at Merrillville High School.  The winner of the Goshen/Penn game will move on to play the winner of the Lake Central/Crown Point game at 7:30 PM EST (6:30 PM CST) for the Regional Championship.

As set by the IHSAA, an all-tournament pass will cost $10.00 and single session ticket prices are $7.00 for those in Kindergarten through adult.  Gates will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the first game.

Merrillville High School is located at 276 E. 68th Pl. Merrillville, IN 46410.

NLC Cross Country Championship Meet

The Northern Lakes Conference will hold the NLC Championship Cross Country Meet on Saturday, September 30th at Ox Bow Park near Dunlap.  This meet will be held at the same site as the Northern Indiana Conference Cross County Championships.

Order of events:

9:00 AM          Combined NIC/NLC Boys JV Race

9:30 AM          Combined NIC/NLC Girls JV Race

9:55 AM          National Anthem

10:00 AM        Boys NIC Race

10:30 AM        Boys NLC Race

11:00 AM        Girls NIC Race

11:30 AM        Girls NLC Race

12:15 PM        Awards Ceremony


Tee shirts will be sold by “RunningAround” and will be sold on location.

There is a $2 parking fee at Ox Bow Park/car.