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Archive - May 2011

May 19th

Wildcats see rally fade in late innings

May 19, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — It was an up and down kind of baseball game Wednesday for Whitko.
   A Three Rivers Conference home match-up against the Wabash Apaches had the Wildcats trail by as much as four runs early and lead by three at one point.

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Whitko puts mercy rule on 12-1 home win over Wabash

May 19, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko head coach Jamilyn Pegan got everything she could hope out of her team Wednesday. The Lady Wildcats got 12 runs from their lineup while holding visiting Wabash to one hit.

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Columbia City denied title repeat

May 19, 2011

   HUNTINGTON — Tuesday night Columbia City girls’ track and field was aiming to do something no other Lady Eagle track team had done before.
   Repeat as sectional champions.
   After winning two titles in the past three seasons, Columbia City was primed for its first back-to-back hoist of the crown.

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Summers gives ’Busco a champion

May 19, 2011

   HUNTINGTON — “It didn’t feel real.”
   That’s all Churubusco’s Payton Summers could gather after winning her first sectional championship Tuesday at Huntington North.
   A fourth-place team finish for the Lady Eagles girls’ track team was highlighted by Summers’ dash to first-place in the 100-meter race.

Lady Eagles top off 12-win season

May 19, 2011

   ALBION — The Columbia City Lady Eagle tennis team closed out the regular season portion of a successful 2011 season with a 4-1 win over the host Central Noble Lady Cougars on a blustery Tuesday night.  
   “It was a win, and hopefully a confidence booster for the girls heading into sectionals,” Eagle head coach Katie Myers said. “They found out some things that they need to work on tomorrow night to take into sectional play.”

IHSAA draws up baseball sectional brackets

May 19, 2011

   The Indiana high school baseball postseason was laid out for area teams Tuesday.
   As Whitley County’s three teams finish up the regular season, the sectional brackets were drawn up for May 25-30.
   Columbia City and Churubusco both took one step closer to a sectional championship after the pairings.
   Both Eagle squads earned first-round byes.

City breakout in NHC finale

May 19, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — It’s not the ideal season Columbia City softball envisioned when the bats came out and the pitches were thrown in late March.
   Delays, postponements and sometimes weeks without games, the Lady Eagles finally saw some of what it hoped to see all season.
   Hits, strikeouts and runs.
   Monday, City entered the final game of the Northeast Hoosier Conference with an even 3-3 record.

May 16th

A tiger in the bush

May 16, 2011

Sue King, 82

May 16, 2011

Sue L. King, 82, of Columbia City, died at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne where she was admitted Thursday.
She was born Sept. 10, 1928 in Lagrange County, a daughter of Daniel J.S. and Ida S. (Eash) Yoder. She graduated from Columbia City High School in 1947 and received her bachelors degree in elementary education from St. Francis College in 1974.

James Nix, 75

May 16, 2011

James Robert Nix, 75, of Columbia City, died on Sunday, May 15, 2011 unexpectedly at his residence. Born May 7, 1936, he was a son of the late Leo and Magdalene Nix.

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