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Football & Cheerleading for kids 8th grade and under.


Our awesome cheer-leaders make up our mini team and our JV team. Head coach Tracy Carpenter and her team help supply our game day cheer.

Silver Hawks

The Silver Hawks are the current reigning Big Super Bowl Champs. This squad is under the guidance of Jim Shrewsbury

Red Raiders

The Red Raiders are led by their Head Coach David Bush & his team of assistant coaches. This squads motto is "Hit Hard, Hit Low, Hit Fast"


The Spartans are the newest squad but that didn't stop head coach Alex Floutsis from getting 2 of his squads into inaugural Super Bowl games.

Orange Tigers

Head Coach Dan Miles and his staff brings their Orange Tigers and a rich tradition of success to the league in 2016. Welcome Orange Tigers

7th & 8th Grade Football Camp

Sunday Night Football

The Andrean High School Coaching Staff will be running a 6 week football camp for 7th & 8th grade kids every Sunday evening from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, starting April 10th. This clinic will teach football fundamentals and skills for both offence and defense. NWI Youth Football encourages all of our 7th and 8th graders to come and participate in this awesome camp. Please download the participation form  here and fill it out and mail it and the $20 cost to Andrean Football, 5959 Broadway, Merrillville. IN 46410. Camp T-Shirt included in the $20 fee. 

Dates: April 10th, 17th & 24th. May 1st, 8th and 15th. 

*This camp is open to all 7th & 8th graders and not exclusive to NWI Youth Football League

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Superbowl Saturday

Gameday Schedule for Saturday October 18th   Little Superbowl Saturday 3:00 PM   Hawks vs Spartans Mini Cheerleaders       Middle Superbowl Saturday 5:00 PM Raiders vs Spartans JV Cheerleaders       Big Superbowl Saturday 7:00 PM Hawks vs Raiders Varsity Cheerleaders       Friday Night is NWI Football & Cheer Night […]

Playoffs & Pictures this weekend.

Playoffs & Picture Schedule Saturday, October 11th.   Playoff Game Schedule Is As Follows: *Please note  Middle and Little team game time changes Game 1 at 1:30 PM *Hawks (M) vs Spartans (M)  JV Cheerleading Squad Game 2 at 3:30 PM *Raiders (L) vs Spartans (L)  Mini Cheerleading Squad Game 3 at 5:30 PM  Raiders […]

Season is well under way

We have been enjoying a great couple of weeks of practice and games!  Thank you to all the coaches, parents, and participants for all your hard work and dedication!  Practices until further notice will need to start at 5:30pm because of needing to have adequate field lighting.  This also means that practices will end at […]

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NWI Youth Football & Cheer

Home office:
314 Timi Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46385

Practice Location:
Living Hope Church
9000 Taft Street
Merrillville, IN

Game Location:
Andrean High School
5959 Broadway
Merrillville, IN