Skip to main content

Archive - Aug 30, 2013

Bluffton sneaks past ’Busco

August 30, 2013

BLUFFTON — Churubusco’s volleyball team lost a narrow five-game match on the road at Bluffton Thursday.

The Lady Tigers beat the Lady Eagles 25-16, 15-25, 25-23, 22-25, 15-11.
Alisha Farner led the Lady Eagles in kills with nine. Lacey Pulley led the team in assists with 25.

Whitko volleyball sweeps Manchester

August 30, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitkos’ volleyball team earned a sweep over visiting Manchester Tuesday.

The Lady Wildcats beat the Lady Squires 25-21, 25-17, 25-21.

Whitko Head Coach Brandy Smith said her team was ready for the match.

“The Lady Wildcats were on their game tonight,” she said. “Every player did their part. They talked and played as a team.”

Col. City soccer drops 3-0 conference game

August 30, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Running a hard trap was enough to give Columbia City’s boys soccer team headaches Thursday.

Visiting Bellmont downed the Eagles 3-0 in the opening Northeast Hoosier Conference match for Columbia City. The Eagles are now 2-2 on the year and 0-1 in the NHC.

Eagle Boys Head Soccer Coach Matt Malless said Bellmont took advantage of its scheme, which he thought his team could handle.

“They came out in a style we thought we could exploit,” he said. “We have had success before against the hard trap, and they pushed it all night.”

Col. City linksters nab NHC win

August 30, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team survived a last-minute change of venue to defeat New Haven Thursday at Eagle Glen Golf Course.

After an 0-3 conference start, the Lady Eagles got their first Northeast Hoosier Conference victory of the year against the visiting Lady Bulldogs.

Columbia City outshot New Haven 192-210.

Taylor Daniel led the way for the Lady Eagles, carding a 46.

Lady Eagle volleyball goes 4-0

August 30, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s volleyball team moved to 4-0 for the season with a convincing sweep of Fort Wayne South Side Thursday.

The Lady Eagles beat the Lady Archers, 25-6, 25-6, 25-12.

Columbia City Volleyball Head Coach Trish Hinen said the match was an opportunity to see some of what her team has.

“We were trying to run through our offense and do it at a different tempo,” she said.

The Lady Eagles have two matches on the docket Saturday in a triangular meet at Fort Wayne Snider. South Bend Washington will also compete at that meet.

Museum extols local movie star

August 30, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Historical Museum will be hosting a program about local past Hollywood movie star, Dean Jagger.

The program will take place Sunday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. The community is invited to come for an afternoon of stories, photos, movie clips and more on the life of Dean Jagger. Admission is free.

Drama team to visit Pierceton

August 30, 2013

PIERCETON — The public is invited to attend a special presentation by the Bob Jones University Drama Ministry Team at First Baptist Church of Pierceton Thursday at 7 p.m.

The program will feature an original drama, “Instant Message.”

The Drama Ministry Team is touring the Midwest this fall.

ENROLLMENT NUMBERS: SGCS numbers may be up

August 30, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Projected enrollment numbers for Smith-Green Community Schools (SGCS) could be higher than originally believed.

SGCS Business Manager Todd Fleetwood said the district’s numbers, which were expected to decline for the 2013-14 school year, have actually ticked up.

“Our enrollment is up, and it’s a great thing,” he said.

So far, Fleetwood said the district had 18 more than expected in the elementary school, and were down approximately nine students in the junior-senior high school.

WHITKO: Constructing newer, safer schools

August 30, 2013

PIERCETON — Whitko Community School Corporation continues to move forward on its plans to renovate South Whitley Elementary School and construct a new Pierceton Elementary School.

At a recent meeting of the corporation’s Board of Trustees, Superintendent Steve Clason gave an update on the timeline in which work will commence during the following months.

“We are definitely in the design phase,” Clason said. “We are working on obtaining feedback from community members as well as faculty.”

SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER: City approves agreement with WCCS

August 30, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Board of Works approved the final step of an agreement between the city and Whitley County Consolidated Schools for a School Resource Officer (SRO) at Tuesday night’s meeting.

The board approved a memo of understanding that clarifies the responsibilities of each party if an SRO is hired by WCCS.

The memo of understanding (MOU) was approved by the WCCS Board of School Trustees at its Aug. 19 meeting.

With the MOU approved by both parties, WCCS can now apply for a grant that would help fund the officer.

Tri-lakes Baptist Church is playing host to a slew of youngsters this week for its High Power...
Columbia City resident Adam Neely is on a mission to preserve local lakes. Neely has been...
Columbia City High School is hosting a camp for aspiring cheerleaders. The camp is led by the high...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes