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Col. City unravels, ’Dogs rally

January 31, 2011

   A fourth-quarter run sparked New Haven just enough for the win in Saturday night’s girls’ basketball game against Columbia City.
   The Lady Bulldogs hung around just a little too long, handing the Lady Eagles a 54-53 conference loss.
Columbia City (10-9, 1-6) stole the momentum early in the game gaining a 19-13 lead after the first eight minutes.
   Corinna Raypole had eight of her 18 points in the first quarter picking up nearly half of the Lady Eagles first-quarter points.

’Busco tops rival Cougars 45-31

January 31, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — The season was 2005 when Churubusco girls’ basketball last achieved what it did Saturday night.
   With a 45-31 win over well-known North East Corner Conference rival Central Noble, the Lady Eagles turned the tide in a program that has struggled in recent years.
   Behind Morgan Young’s team-high 15 points, ’Busco (5-13, 2-7) picked up its most wins in six seasons.

Sectional draws rematch of rivals

January 31, 2011

   INDIANAPOLIS — The brackets were drawn up and the postseason road was paved Sunday night for the 36th annual IHSAA girls’ basketball state tournament.
   Amongst 397 teams, three Whitley County teams are looking for a March 5 date at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne for the state finals. It began with the sectional draw Feb. 8-12.
   Two area rivals will have to go through one another to reach the final game of class 3A.

No. 1 Wabash polishes up TRC at Whitko

January 31, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Heading into the final week of the Indiana high school girls’ basketball regular season, the Three Rivers Conference already had its champion with the No. 1 team in class 2A Wabash  locking up back-to-back titles. 
   Whitko had room to move into a three-way tie for second place when the Apaches came to town on Saturday’s senior night.
   A hot shooting Wabash team left the Lady Wildcats alone in third place at the end of the night shooting 23-of-37 from the field and winning 66-47.

Weaver pleads guilty to meth-making

January 31, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The man arrested for operating a rolling methamphetamine lab in Whitley County last November has pleaded guilty in Whitley County Circuit Court.
Wayne Lynn Weaver, 40, was arrested Nov. 16 after a traffic stop by a sheriff’s deputy on County Road 275 West near state Route 205.
Police said Weaver had already had an outstanding warrant and was immediately taken into custody, suspected of operating a meth lab.

Work board OKs purchase of UV bulbs

January 31, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Light bulbs play a key role in the cleaning process of treated sewage before it leaves Columbia City’s Water Pollution Control Facility.
Soon, all ultraviolet bulbs at the plant will be changed in one fell swoop, courtesy of the town’s Board of Works and Safety.
The board approved the purchase of 120 UV lamps at $135 apiece costing $16,200. What’s more expensive are the quartz sleeves at $156 per unit, or $18,720.
The bulb replacement project will cost $34,920.
The board approved purchase of the bulbs from Wedeco, the bulb’s manufacturer.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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