May 1st, 2013
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s tennis team picked up a Northeast Hoosier Conference win Tuesday night, topping DeKalb 4-1.
The Lady Eagles picked up wins in No. 1 and No. 3 singles, as well as both doubles teams.
Celine Rongos took a strong 6-1, 6-2 win over DeKalbâ€™s Kelsey Helmkamp in No. 1 singles.
In No. 3 singles, Adriana Brown won 6-3, 6-3 over Lady Baron Taylor Thies.
The No. 1 doubles pair of Sydney Ford and Macie Hinen topped DeKalb 6-3, 6-2. Breanna Hicks and Alaina Beckner won 6-4, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys golf team dropped another Northeast Hoosier Conference match Tuesday, falling to Carroll, 155-170.
The Eagles are now 0-3 in the NHC and 2-4 overall.
Columbia City freshman Tyler Green and Carrollâ€™s Joey Justice we co-medalists, each scoring a 37 in the back nine at Eagle Glen.
Fellow freshman Spencer Klimek was Columbia Cityâ€™s No. 2 linkster Tuesday, scoring a 40.
Max Dryer finished with a 45.
Both Cameron Slavich and Trent Murphy ended the night with scores of 48.
CHURUBUSCO â€” What has become a long season for the Churubusco Lady Eagle tennis team continued on Tuesday night as it fell 5-0 to a visiting Angola Lady Hornet team.
The Lady Eagles were only able to pick up one game in the varsity singles contests and that came at the No. 3 slot where senior Kayleen Mitchell fell 6-0, 6-1 to Angolaâ€™s Alyssa Rhoades.
In the No. 1 singles slot, Churubusco sophomore Cheyenne Conner fell 6-0 to the Lady Hornetsâ€™ Kirsten Quandt in the first set and by an identical 6-0 score in the second set.
WABASH â€” Whitkoâ€™s boys golf team came in second in a triangular meet with two TRC-foes at Honeywell Golf Course in Wabash.
Whitko shot 178 for the day, five behind host-Northfield. Manchester scored 196 as a team.
Danny Zawlocki and Cole Bechtold were the top golfers for the Wildcats, each shooting 43. That placed them in a tie for third place, three strokes behind Trae Cole and Braydon Schindler of Northfield, who tied for first at 40.
Other scores for the Wildcats included Colton LeTourneau with 45, Matt Hathaway at 47 and Will Peters shooting 48.
HUNTERTOWN â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys track team took home second place at a three-way meet at Carroll Tuesday.
The host Chargers scored 111 to place first. The Eagles had 28 and Bellmont had 27.
Columbia City swept the throwing events. Dakota Goldwood was first in the shot put with a toss of 42 feet, 0.5 inches. Wyatt Larkey took first in the discus with a throw of 139-2.
There were three second-place finishes for the Eagles. Mitchell Maloney was runner-up in the pole vault. Relay-wise, the 3,200-meter team of Seth Kissinger, David Fulk, Evan Van Houten and Evan Harney was second.
COLUMBIA CITY (May 1, 2013) â€” A traffic stop for a moving violation by an Indiana State Trooper led to the discovery of heroin, marijuana and other controlled substances which resulted in the arrest of two men from Ohio and one from Illinois yesterday afternoon.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A LaGrange man who was representing himself in his criminal proceedings received his sentence Monday.
Terrance Ward, 31, was arrested in July of 2012 and charged with five drug-related crimes. Monday, he was sentenced to 10 years, all to serve, at the Indiana Department of Corrections.
On April 2, Ward pleaded guilty to aiding in the manufacturing of meth. The other four counts were dismissed.
WATERLOO â€” It might be too early to call it a hot streak, but going 3-0 in the Northeast Hoosier Conference is nothing less than a good start for the Columbia City Eagles baseball team.
Columbia City was at it again Tuesday night as the Eagles took on the DeKalb Barons in Waterloo.
Columbia City won a closely contested ballgame 7-4 to stay undefeated in the NHC.
The Eagles improved to 7-2 on the year, while the Baronsâ€™ record fell to 11-5 and were handed their first NHC loss of the season.
Editorâ€™s note: The following is the first of a three-part series on prom season.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” How much is too much to spend on one night out on the town? With a national average of $1,139 spent for a night of dinner and dancing, is prom becoming an escalating luxury for high schoolers?
This weekend, Columbia City High School will hold its prom at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne. As teens plan for the momentous occasion, purchases can start to rack up â€” making for a costly night.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A proposed Indiana House bill could have major effects on local law enforcement.
House Bill 1006, which is set to take effect in the summer of 2014, includes many overhauls to the current criminal justice system.
This includes changing the felony system, which currently has four types of charges based on severity, from Class A to Class D, to a level system, where there will be six levels of felony charges.