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April 22nd, 2015

WILDCATS: Whitko baseball drops 11-0 contest

April 22, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s baseball team dropped an 11-0 contest to Peru Tuesday night.

The Wildcats used four pitchers in the loss, and managed one hit on the night.
Closing pitcher Hunter Sroufe had the lone hit.

He pitched fourth and final inning for the Wildcat defense, tallying two strikeouts.

BASEBALL: Eagles blow past Leo, 14-9

April 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Played in 30 mile-per-hour winds that made playing fly balls an adventure, Columbia City’s Eagle baseball team pulled out a 14-9 win over the visiting Leo.

In cold, windy conditions, the Eagles took advantage of a strong wind blowing out to right field and enough defense to outlast the Lions in a contest that was never short on offense.

FRIDAY DEADLINE: Farm Bureau sponsoring scholarships

April 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Farm Bureau announced their sponsorship of two scholarships that will be awarded to graduating seniors. High school seniors who plan to major in an agricultural-related field and whose parents are Farm Bureau members are eligible.

Scholarship applications can be found online at and are due to the Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance office at 607 N. Opportunity Dr. in Columbia City by Friday.

TRACK: Lady Eagles edge DeKalb, Norwell

April 22, 2015

OSSIAN — Columbia City’s girls’ track team made the long trip to Norwell for a triangular meet with the Knights and the DeKalb Lady Barons.

The Lady Eagles came out on top, scoring 51 points. DeKalb was second with 50, and the host Lady Knights were third with 44 points in very windy, cold conditions.

EARTH DAY: Where does all that recycling go?

April 22, 2015

Today is Earth Day. Places such as Whitley Environmental work to protect the environment by collecting all recycling from residential properties in Whitley County. The service is funded by residential property taxes. Pictured, crews at Whitley Environmental sort and compact plastic bottles for recycling.

'BUSCO GOLF: Wins three-way

April 22, 2015

CHURUBUSCO ­— Seasonably cool temperatures and gusting winds did not stop Churubusco’s boys golf team from competing against Lakeland and West Noble high schools Tuesday at Eel River Golf Course.

The Eagles took first with a combined score of 168, followed by Lakeland with 181 and then West Noble, 191.

CEDIT: County officials at odds

April 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Commissioners and County Council are at loggerheads over a distribution of CEDIT (County Economic Development Income Tax) funds.

The main topic of discussion is giving funds to the Whitley County Family YMCA for assistance in providing funding for a classroom at the Armstrong Early Learning Center.

The Board of Commissioners establishes a set of projects for funding.

ICE IN APRIL: Cold weather unwelcomed

April 22, 2015

Snow and ice are falling from the sky (Wednesday, 11 a.m.) in Columbia City today.

COL. CITY GOLF: Suffers first loss

April 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — So far in the 2015 golf season, Columbia City’s Eagle golf team has been able to rely on grouping several scores in the 38- to 40-stroke range.

On a windy, cold Tuesday evening the Eagles needed a second low in their Northeast Hoosier Conference showdown match against the Homestead Spartans. The Eagles failed to get that second low score and fell to the Spartans by a narrow margin, 171-174, in a match played at Eagle Glen.

YO2GO: Downtown shop opens today

April 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — In the past month, local residents have seen a colorful change to the corner of Van Buren and Chauncey streets in downtown Columbia City.

The building at the northeast corner has taken on new life, with a brightly colored interior and a painted facade on the 125-year-old brick building. Yo2Go, a new frozen yogurt shop, is opening for business today.

The shop, owned by city resident Billy Reffit, offers thousands of options to customers — 15 flavors of frozen yogurt and more than 30 options for toppings.

The shop opens at noon today.

CHURUBUSCO — A sixth-inning explosion by Churubusco’s baseball team helped the Eagles to a 17-7 win...
AUBURN — Churubusco’s boys golf team traveled to Bridgewater golf course for a three-way contest...
HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s golf team continued an impressive season with a 149-181 victory over...


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