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April 28th, 2015

4 to 1: Lady Eagle netters top Whitko

April 28, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls tennis team played host to Whitko High School Monday night at DeVol Field.

The Lady Eagles took wins in all matches but one, winning by a 4-1 score.

BUS COLLISION: WCCS response

April 28, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Twenty-three students were on their way to school Monday morning when their school bus collided with a car.

Reports say the bus driver was stopped at the intersection of South Columbia Parkway and Jeffrey Court. The bus driver didn’t see an oncoming car and drove into it. Reports say sun may have been a factor in the crash.

“This is not the kind of thing you ever want to have happen,” said Patricia O’Connor, superintendent of Whitley County Consolidated Schools. “Thankfully, none of the children were hurt.”

'BUSCO WINS: Eagles advance in tourney

April 28, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s Eagle baseball team used an outstanding pitching performance by Jacob Howe and just enough offense to send the Hamilton Marines down to a 5-0 defeat in the opening game of the the 2015 Northeast Corner Conference baseball tournament Monday night at Churubusco.

Howe faced only 23 batters, two over the minimum, while pitching a one-hit shutout of the Marines. Howe also recorded 13 strikeouts in the seven innings.

SAFE AND SOUND: Missing man returns home

April 28, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A several-hour long search had a happy ending Monday when an elderly man returned safely to his retirement community.

Donald Beckner, 79, was reported missing at approximately 8:30 a.m. Monday. Family members said they hadn’t seen him since 5 p.m. the night before. Beckner lives in the retirement community on Armstrong Drive.

April 27th

TRACK: Col. City boys run at Goshen

April 27, 2015

GOSHEN —Columbia City’s boys’ track team competed in a cold and rainy Goshen Relays Saturday. The Eagles competed in the small school division placing 14th out of 20 schools with a score of 41.5 points.

The Eagles were paced by two first-place finishes. In the sprint medley relay, the Columbia City team of Heath Atkins, Noah Judd, Tim Hearld and Andrew McFarland took the win in a time of 1:39.5.

13 TO 9: ’Busco baseball downs West Noble

April 27, 2015

LIGONIER — Churubusco’s baseball team took a 13-9 win over the host West Noble Chargers Friday evening.
The Eagles used a strong offense, highlighted by two four-run innings to down the Chargers.

West Noble broke on top, getting a single run in the bottom of the first inning. Churubusco came back to put up four runs in the top of the second to go up 4-1.

MISSING MAN FOUND: Police find Beckner in his home

April 27, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — After an elderly Columbia City man was reported missing this morning, police found him in his home at approximately 2:45 p.m. Monday.

According to police scanner traffic, he was returned home in a vehicle with two Elkhart people and one Illinois person. According to the police scanner, Beckner had a handful of cash.

No further information is available at this time.

Becker was reported missing this morning and police say he hadn't been seen since 5 p.m. Sunday.

CONCORDIA GOLF INVITATIONAL: Col. City golf takes third

April 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE — No. 16-ranked Columbia City took third at Saturday’s Concordia Golf Invitational at the Foster Park golf course.

The Eagles shot 312, placing behind Leo and Bishop Dwenger, who both scored 301. When the tie couldn’t be broken on the fifth golfer’s score, the top five for Leo and Dwenger went out for a one-hole playoff to decide the winner.

DELAYED START: School bus crashes Monday

April 27, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The ride to school was delayed for several Whitley County Consolidated Schools elementary-school students Monday morning after one of its buses was involved in a crash.

Bus 0101, a Mary Raber Elementary School bus, was involved in a crash with a passenger car just after 7 a.m. Monday, while the bus was picking up children for school in Columbia Shores.

No children were reportedly injured in the crash; however, an ambulance was summoned to the scene for the driver of the passenger car, with reports of a minor head injury, according to police scanner traffic.

TURTLE TOWN CLASSIC: ’Busco girls host invite

April 27, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s girls track team hosted the Turtle Town Classic invitational Saturday, despite blowing rain and cool temperatures.

The host team placed fifth in the Black division, comprised of smaller schools.

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls tennis team played host to Whitko High School Monday night at...
CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s Eagle baseball team used an outstanding pitching performance by Jacob...
GOSHEN —Columbia City’s boys’ track team competed in a cold and rainy Goshen Relays Saturday. The...

 

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