March 27th, 2015
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INDIANAPOLIS â The Columbia City High School Eaglesâ boysâ volleyball team traveled to Indianapolis for its season-opening tournament at Bishop Chatard High School, recording a 1-3 record for the tournament.
The squad, consisting of three seniors, one junior and the rest sophomores, opened pool play against Fishers, a new team in the IBVCA membership.
The Eagles struggled to put together points until the end of the first game, when they rallied from a 21-16 deficit to win the first game, 26-24.
SOUTH WHITLEYâ Baseball is the American pastime and basic fundamentals are still at its core. If a team can hit the ball and play good defense it can win a lot of games. The 2015 Whitko Wildcats baseball team fits perfectly into that mold. Whitko will be strong at the plate, defensively very sound and if the âCats can find some more pitching they just might be a threat come sectional time.
COLUMBIA CITY â The Whitley County Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD) hosted its 59th annual meeting in the fellowship hall at Grace Lutheran Church Tuesday evening, electing a new board member and honoring a pair of river-friendly farmers.
The meeting began with an election for the open position on the SWCD Board. Michael Hinen from Jefferson Township and Brent Cormany from Etna-Troy and Richland Township were the two candidates on the ballot.
INDIANAPOLIS âThe IndyStar.com Indiana boys Junior All-Star team for 2015 has been announced. The 18 players selected include Columbia Cityâs Brachen Hazen.
Hazen, a 6-foot-7 forward, was selected as a member of the South group which will play one game along with the core group against the senior All-Stars.
Players in the core group include Joey Brunk of Southport, Eron Gordon of Cathedral, Kyle Guy of Lawrence Central, Damien Jefferson of East Chicago Central, Kyle Mallers of Carroll (Fort Wayne) and C.J. Walker of Indianapolis Tech.
COLUMBIA CITY â New board members were elected at the Whitley County Extension Serviceâs annual meeting Wednesday evening at the 4-H Center.
Ag Plus, Whitley County Farm Bureau, Inc., Farm Credit Services, Northeastern REMC and Micropulse, Inc. sponsored a pork loin dinner for attendees.
WASHINGTON â Senator Harry Reid, the tough tactician who has led Senate Democrats since 2005, will not seek re-election next year, bringing an end to a three-decade congressional career that culminated with his push of President Obamaâs ambitious agenda against fierce Republican resistance.
Passages Profiles â15 is a 10-week series of features published each Thursday about the people of Passages, the local organization that has been serving those with intellectual disabilities since 1954.
COLUMBIA CITY â Passagesâ Pam Hoyt carries the title of Community Living Manager, which she explained means that she oversees three group home managers and the nurse who provides medical attention in those homes. Hoyt, however, was quick to point out that she sees the work in the group homes as a team effort.
SOUTH WHITLEY â A Whitko High School art student received two national awards for her paintings at the 2015 Scholastic National Art Contest in New York.
Madelyn Foutz, a sophomore, received a gold medal for her painting, âThe Rocketeer,â and a silver medal for her second painting, âWonderwoman.â