Archive - Mar 28, 2013 - Sports Article
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Churubusco softball head coach Wayne Gibson didn‚Äôt have any seniors on his team last year.
The 2012 ‚ÄėBusco team still managed to compile a 11-16 record, while finishing 4-6 in the Northeast Corner Conference.
Last year‚Äôs Lady Eagles‚Äô season ended in a close 2-1 loss in the first round of sectionals. The opponent that fell them: eventual 2012 2A state runner-up Adams Central.
‚ÄúWe felt we competed last year, and we feel we can compete in the conference and our sectional this year,‚ÄĚ said the ‚ÄėBusco coach.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ The third Columbia City football player this week has named his college choice.
Buddy O‚ÄôDell, senior defensive tackle for the Eagles, has committed to attend Earlham College and plans to major in human development and social relations.
He‚Äôs seeking a minor in business and nonprofit management.
LIGONIER ‚ÄĒ Despite the weather, Whitko‚Äôs girls tennis team scored a victory over West Noble in its opening match of the year.
The Lady Wildcats defeated the Lady Chargers by a final of 3-2. Whitko earned a victory at No. 1 singles from senior Laura Hippensteel, who won 6-1, 6-4.
Whitko‚Äôs Aressa Tackwell won the No. 2 singles match, 6-2, 6-2.
The clinching match for the Lady Wildcats was a comeback win at No. 1 doubles. Laura Alfieri and Abby Marshall erased a 3-0 hole in the first set to win 6-4, 6-4.