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Uplifting win gives ’Busco title shot

February 12, 2011

   LAGRANGE — There is a win every successful program can look back on. The one win that turned the tide and built something more than just a winning team.
   Friday night, after seasons of struggle, Churubusco girls’ basketball might have found that break.
   The Lady Eagles stared down a 9-2 first quarter deficit to host Prairie Heights in the class 2A sectional semifinal. A switch to the full court press brought with it a fourth consecutive win for Churubusco, 56-46, and a berth in the sectional championship Saturday.

Richter wraps up at state

February 12, 2011

   INDIANAPOLIS — As just one of three freshmen in the 50-meter freestyle race at the Indiana high school state final’s opening day Friday, Lady Eagle Andrea Richter made her debut in 30th-place.
   Columbia City’s only sectional champion in girls’ swimming went into the event seeded 29th out of 32 swimmers.
   Richter swam to a time of 25.87 in the first of four qualifying heats. The top 16 swimmers moved on to today’s finals at the Indiana University Natatorium on the IUPUI campus.

Familiar exit: City bumped by NorthWood

February 12, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — We have all seen sporting events where a team digs a themselves a big hole to start the game only to come back with a furious rally to win at the end.
   Friday night’s class 3A sectional semifinal between the host Columbia City Lady Eagles and the NorthWood Lady Panthers was not that game.

 

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