What's Happening at The Porter County Sheriff's
Annual Battle of the
Pictured gearing up for the "Battle of the Badges"
Tournament are, clockwise from left, Ricky Krieg,
Portage Police Department; Vicki Kalmar, South Haven
Fire Department; John Schick, Jr., South Haven Fire
Department; Dave Lain, Porter County Sheriff Department,
and Dawn Williams, South Haven Club member and Youth of
the Year for Indiana.
Battle of the Badges begins tonight
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
PORTER COUNTY | The Boys & Girls Clubs of
Porter County, South Haven Unit, will host the annual
Battle of the Badges basketball tournament beginning at
6 p.m. today and Thursday.
Participating departments this year are
the South Haven Fire Department, Porter County Sheriff's
Department, Portage Fire Department and Portage Police
Tonight the South Haven Fire Department
will face the Portage Fire Department. At 7:15 the
Porter County Sheriff’s Department will take on the
Portage Police Department.
On Thursday the consolation game will
start at 6 p.m. followed by the championship game at
7:15. Admission to the game is $3 for adults and $1 for
children. Concessions will be available beginning at
5:30 p.m. and throughout the entire tournament. The
traveling trophy will be handed out to the winning
team immediately after the completion of the
championship game. All proceeds from "Battle of the
Badges" will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter
For information, call Ron Ranta or Megan
Klimek at 759-2565, or visit