Archive - Feb 18, 2013 - Sports Article
CHURUBUSCO â Saturday nightâs basketball game was most definitely a game of very contrasting halves.
The visiting Whitko Wildcats used stellar shooting from the field to win the first half, but the host Churubusco Eagles used a furious fourth quarter and an off-balance shot in the final seconds to win the second half, and the game, by a 42-40 score.
COLUMBIA CITY â Columbia Cityâs boys basketball team proved it is ready for sectional play â topping Northrop Saturday, 55-49.
The Eagles had as much as a 15-point lead over the Bruins, who knocked Columbia City out of the state tournament last season and handed the Eagles two of its eight losses in 2011-12.
Northrop has lost its last three games in a row, with Concordia and Pike setting the stage for Columbia City to beat the Bruins for the Eaglesâ senior night.
WARSAW â Columbia Cityâs boys swim team saw its season come to a conclusion at Saturdayâs sectional.
The Eagles garnered 187 team points to finish fourth. Warsaw won the meet with 498.5 points.
Eagle coach Kristen Swonger was pleased with the performance overall of her team.
âI think the boys did a fantastic job,â she said. âWe came in fourth overall with just a few swimmers and they swam great.â