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April 22nd

Kessie picked for IBCA scholarship

April 22, 2011

   The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association awards two scholarships a year in the name of Pat Aikman.
   One of those comes from Whitley County.
   The Whitko Lady Wildcats’ senior captain Rachelle Kessie was the recipient of scholarship along side Huntington North’s Kyle Bradburn.

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Ugly win first for ’Busco

April 22, 2011

   LIGONIER — The old adage says that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”
   For the Churubusco Lady Eagle softball team, even winning ugly has its charm, as the Lady Eagles worked out of several jams to grab their first win of the season 6-3 over host West Noble Thursday.

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Senior supremacy lifts City

April 22, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — It was nearly a month after Columbia City boys’ track and field was supposed to have its home opener but Thursday turned into a night of big wins, personal records and honoring seven seniors.
   Seniors like thrower Jordan Chapple helped the Eagles open at home on senior night with a convincing 98-34 win over Manchester.

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Columbia City extends win streak to three

April 22, 2011

   ANGOLA — After a 1-1 start to the season, Columbia City girls’ tennis have gone through the second week of the young season with a win streak.
   Following wins at home Monday and Wednesday, the Lady Eagles hit the road for a match Thursday.
   Columbia City got wins from both its singles and doubles players but a three-set match in No. 3 singles lifted the Lady Eagles to a 3-2 win at Angola.

Lady Eagles topple sectional foe HN

April 22, 2011

   HUNTINGTON — It’s just under a month until the girls’ track sectional but Columbia City got a taste of its’ competition Thursday.
   The defending sectional champions traveled to Huntington North. The Lady Vikings have been the major competition for the Lady Eagles trading sectional titles for the last three seasons.
   The regular season preview gave Columbia City good signs for the postseason with a 75-57 win over Huntington.

Canterbury posts low numbers, beat Eagles

April 22, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — The weather was good for Columbia City boys’ golf and the numbers were better.
   However, Fort Wayne Canterbury posted two numbers under 40 to win 161-182.

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April 21st

Teams look for make-ups, CC softball game canceled Friday

April 21, 2011

   Mother Nature has not been kind to the sports schedule in Whitley County.
   Tuesday and Wednesday are a prime example of what truly controls the schedule.
   The weather.
   Just a week and a half into the busy spring sports schedule, wet conditions and less than ideal temperatures have given several teams across the county a slow start to the season.

April 20th

Camps, tournaments set dates for summer

April 20, 2011

   Summer time brings the offseason for a lot of teams. It’s also time for the local youth to learn from those teams with camps and tournaments.
   In April, several high school programs have announced dates for the summer.

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April 19th

Tuesday sports schedule washed out, Wednesday cancelations

April 19, 2011

   Heavy rain and thunderstorms across northern Indiana canceled high school sports for Whitley County schools Tuesday and Wednesday.
   For Wednesday, Columbia City baseball and softball are canceled due to wet conditions. Whitko girls' tennis will be moved to May 4 at home against Rochester. Also canceled are: Lady Wildcats varsity and junior varsity softball and junior varsity baseball.

April 18th

’Busco survives chilling rivalry

April 18, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Everything about Monday night was cold.
   Columbia City and Churubusco didn’t only find themselves battling each other on the baseball diamond but the bone-chilling weather as well.
   Temperatures leveling off around 40 degrees didn’t help to make a county rivalry anymore heated.
 

Columbia City soccer player Shila Tolliver signed to play soccer at Huntington University Thursday...
CHURUBUSCO — With a 5-2 win in the season opener against Woodlan and another win over Oak Hill...
HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys track team opened its season with a loss at Huntington North...

 

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