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County advances 15 to regional

January 31, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — The long postseason trip to an individual state title began for wrestlers from all three Whitley County schools Saturday at Carroll High School.
   With the top four wrestlers in each weight class advancing to the regional level, 15 Whitley County grapplers, including three weight class champions will make the trip back to Carroll for regional.

Col. City unravels, ’Dogs rally

January 31, 2011

   A fourth-quarter run sparked New Haven just enough for the win in Saturday night’s girls’ basketball game against Columbia City.
   The Lady Bulldogs hung around just a little too long, handing the Lady Eagles a 54-53 conference loss.
Columbia City (10-9, 1-6) stole the momentum early in the game gaining a 19-13 lead after the first eight minutes.
   Corinna Raypole had eight of her 18 points in the first quarter picking up nearly half of the Lady Eagles first-quarter points.

’Busco tops rival Cougars 45-31

January 31, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — The season was 2005 when Churubusco girls’ basketball last achieved what it did Saturday night.
   With a 45-31 win over well-known North East Corner Conference rival Central Noble, the Lady Eagles turned the tide in a program that has struggled in recent years.
   Behind Morgan Young’s team-high 15 points, ’Busco (5-13, 2-7) picked up its most wins in six seasons.

Sectional draws rematch of rivals

January 31, 2011

   INDIANAPOLIS — The brackets were drawn up and the postseason road was paved Sunday night for the 36th annual IHSAA girls’ basketball state tournament.
   Amongst 397 teams, three Whitley County teams are looking for a March 5 date at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne for the state finals. It began with the sectional draw Feb. 8-12.
   Two area rivals will have to go through one another to reach the final game of class 3A.

No. 1 Wabash polishes up TRC at Whitko

January 31, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Heading into the final week of the Indiana high school girls’ basketball regular season, the Three Rivers Conference already had its champion with the No. 1 team in class 2A Wabash  locking up back-to-back titles. 
   Whitko had room to move into a three-way tie for second place when the Apaches came to town on Saturday’s senior night.
   A hot shooting Wabash team left the Lady Wildcats alone in third place at the end of the night shooting 23-of-37 from the field and winning 66-47.

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