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Whitko masters county rivals

April 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — The high school boys’ golf season got underway within Whitley County lines for all three of its teams Tuesday.
   Eel River Golf Course played host to Columbia City and Whitko with Churubusco on its home course squaring off in a tri-meet debut.
   A comfortable night on the back nine had the Wildcats show midseason form with a team score of 178 to come away with two wins.

Julia Snodgrass, 98

April 13, 2011

Julia Mabel Snodgrass, 98, of Columbia City, died at 11:05 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2011 at Miller’s Merry Manor where she had been a resident since March 18.
She was born Feb. 11, 1913 in Columbia City, a daughter of Melvin and Alice (Lower) Schumaker. She graduated from Columbia City High School in 1930 and graduated from Indiana University in 1934.
She taught school at Beech Grove for six years. In 1954 she started teaching Latin and English at Columbia City High School, retiring in 1974 with 20 years of service.

Terry Miller, 53

April 13, 2011

Terry R. Miller, 53, a resident of Churubusco, passed away unexpectedly at 4:52 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Wounded Eagles overcome injury for upset

April 13, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Columbia City boys’ track has had to overcome its fair share of odds.
   After inclement weather gave the Eagles a late start, Columbia City opened the season Tuesday without its top scorer from a season ago.
   Despite it all, the Eagles hit the road to face some of the toughest competition in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.
   A see-saw meet at Homestead had Columbia City trailing by as much as nine points early on. The Eagles came back to gain the lead by 13 points at one time.

Lady Eagles shut down in title rematch

April 13, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City softball’s 2010 season ended with a loss to Wawasee in the sectional championship.
   Tuesday, the Lady Eagles opened the 2011 the same way with a 2-0 loss at home to the Lady Warriors.

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Team depth carries City to win over Spartans

April 13, 2011

   The Columbia City Lady Eagle track and field team continued its success against quality teams with an 84-40 win over the visiting Homestead Lady Spartans Tuesday.
   The Lady Eagles claimed wins in 12 of 16 events in the win.

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’Busco boys top Westview; girls given first loss

April 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — Four Eagle athletes worked to score 45 of Churubusco’s 80 points in their 80-52 boys track win over Westview at home Tuesday night.
   Kyle Monk (14), Kyle Mathewson (13), Josh LeFever (11) and Jeremy Forker (10), all scored in double digits to lead their team to victory.

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Columbia City opens season with clean sweep

April 13, 2011

   OSSIAN — It was a clean sweep to open the season for the Columbia City girls’ tennis team.
   On the road for not only the season opener, the Lady Eagles squared off in their first Northeast Hoosier Conference match at Norwell.
   Taking each match in two sets, Columbia City swept the Lady Knights 5-0 to open the season 1-0.

’Busco edged in pitcher’s dual

April 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s Lady Eagles softball fell short by one run in their season opener against Fairfield Tuesday night.
   Despite their home-field advantage, the young Lady Eagles lost a pitcher’s dual 2-1 to the Lady Falcons.

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Falcons bats double Eagles 12-6

April 13, 2011

Churubusco senior pitcher Dylan Herendeen delivers from the mound during the Eagles 12-6 home loss to Fairfield Tuesday. ’Busco posted six runs on 15 hits but allowed allowed nine earned runs and struggled in the field with six errors. Darin Hochsteler led the Fairfield attack with three home runs in the game.

Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott

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