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Whitko gets chance to avenge buzzer-beating loss to City

March 3, 2011

   It’s funny how basketball doesn’t always give second chances, yet sets up opportunities for payback. A controversial moment to start the season can be settled once and for all by Whitko.  
   After winning their sectional opener Tuesday over NorthWood, 61-45, the Wildcats earned a chance to avenge a 59-58 regular season loss at the hands of Whitley County rival Columbia City 6 p.m. Friday at  the class 3A Wawasee sectional.  

’Busco aims to slow rails of Garrett

March 3, 2011

   “I certainly don’t think we’ll lack the motivation to play them.”
   Those are the only words Churubusco head coach Michael McBride could give for his team’s second chance against Garrett Friday night.
   After pulling away from Fremont Tuesday in the opening game of the class 2A Garrett sectional, the Eagles go back to the site of one of its six losses on the season.

Moss named player of year in HCAC

March 3, 2011

   GREENWOOD — Manchester College’s Jordan Moss (Columbia City H.S.) has been named the 2010-11 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player and headlines the 12-member All-HCAC first and second teams.
   The junior guard led the Spartans to their third HCAC men’s basketball title and first tournament title since claiming the ICAC tournament crown in 1995. Manchester holds a 21-6 overall record heading into   NCAA tournament play Friday.

ANGOLA — Columbia City’s volleyball team held on for a five-game win Wednesday night at Angola....
WHITLEY COUNTY — Area football teams are taking a final day of preparation before the season opens...
The Columbia City Church of the Nazarene Alpha team won the Church League Softball championship...

 

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