Welcome to the official website of the Porter County Storm Baseball Program. The Porter County Storm is a chartered member of the Northern Indiana Senior Babe Ruth League in NW Indiana. This league consists of the top players ages 16-18 years old in the Region. Players hail from Lake, LaPorte, Newton and Porter Counties in NW Indiana. Here you can find information about the Storm Program and the team(s), players.


For Players that are younger, but interested in playing, please visit the following league websites for information.


13-15 years old - Duneland Diamond Babe Ruth League

4-12 years old - Liberty Rec Cal Ripken League

In The News

Youth baseball: Keeping team together during offseason has helped Porter County Storm Black team

06/07/2013 21:36
BY: MIKE CLARK - POST-TRIBUNE CORRESPONDENT With one eye on the past and another on the future, Nick Doud decided to change the way he’s running the Porter County Storm. Doud founded the Senior Babe Ruth program for 16- through 18-year-olds and now manages its top team, Porter County Black, which...

Porter County Storm Hires Ford to Take the Reins of White Team

05/28/2013 11:35
    Nick Doud eagerly announced the decision to take on former West Side High School standout Chris Ford in the role of Manager for the Porter County Storm White. Doud says, “This position has been tuff to fill since we began having 3 teams in 2012. We have had people in the...

Porter County Storm to Retool to get better

10/15/2012 09:38
  CHESTERTON| Evolution is natural to progress.   So with that in mind, after 5 years, the Porter County Storm is taking their program to the next level to becoming a premier youth baseball program.   "Our program is a Babe Ruth Program” said Nick Doud. “We are not a true...

Storm to Continue New Tradition

08/05/2012 19:51
Uniforms to Get Attention - And Honor (CHESTERTON, IN) There has been something about the Porter County Storm since they came into existence in 2008. Each year they have gotten better and have gotten more involved with the community. Last season, Coach Doud and the Storm took a theme...

Storm Surge Continues

06/26/2012 09:42
By Mike Clark Post-Tribune correspondent June 23, 2012 11:16PM   When Porter County Storm manager Nick Doud set about putting together a roster for this season, he was surprised — in a good way. The Storm won their first Northern Indiana Senior Babe Ruth state title last season...

ISNet Goes Into The Storm

02/10/2012 11:30
(Chicago, IL) ISNet America continues to be progressive and proactive in being the "Home of Future Champions" as they have reached a preliminary agreement with Northwest Indiana's Porter County Storm, the 2011 Northern Indiana Babe Ruth State Champions.  Fifth year head coach Nick Doud...

Cody Triscik has been key part of Porter County's success

07/21/2011 23:08
By Mike clark Post-Tribune correspondent July 21, 2011 11:08PM   What the future holds for Cody Triscik is up in the air, which is one reason he’s enjoying the present so much. Triscik and his Porter County Storm Black teammates in Lexington, Ky., participating in the four-year-old program’s...

Porter County team wins Senior Babe Ruth title

07/17/2011 22:58
  By Mike Clark Post-Tribune correspondent July 17, 2011 10:58PM   CHESTERTON — Zach Thorn knew it was out and Cody Triscik knew it was over. Thorn’s two-run homer plus Triscik’s complete-game pitching equaled a winning combination Sunday evening for the Porter County Storm Black, which...

Storm wins Babe Ruth state title

07/17/2011 22:00
By Paul Oren Times Correspondent nwitimes.com | Posted: Sunday, July 17, 2011 10:00 pm CHESTERTON | It was three long years ago when Nick Doud set out his plan to create a title-winning baseball team in Porter County. Doud's vision was realized Sunday evening when the Porter County...

Thorn's big hit lifts Storm to title game

07/16/2011 21:00
By Paul Oren Times Correspondent nwitimes.com | Posted: Saturday, July 16, 2011 9:00 pm CHESTERTON | Zach Thorn took a deep breath, calmed his nerves and found exactly the pitch he was looking for to drive the Porter County Storm to victory. Thorn delivered a pinch-hit two-run double...
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