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Baseball sectionals unveiled

May 14, 2013

Sectional pairings for baseball have been released by the Indiana High School Athletic Association.

Columbia City will play in the seven-team Class 4A Sectional 5 to be held at Carroll. The Eagle's first-round opponent will be DeKalb.

This contest will be a rematch of the April 30 game at DeKalb that Columbia City won 7-4. Columbia City also ended DeKalb's sectional run last year in the second round at DeKalb.

If the Eagles move on, they will play the winner of the Snider-East Noble first round game.

Spring sports ready for tourney time

May 14, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Area sports teams are preparing for conference and sectional play in the upcoming weeks.

While many seasons have felt to have been cut short due to a late start from poor weather conditions in March and April, there have been few cancellations in the last two weeks — readying teams for post-season action.

Tracksters are the first to begin sectional action, as the girls squads compete tonight and boys are scheduled to run Thursday, weather permitting.

Columbia City’s and Whitko’s girls go to New Haven, and Churubusco is competing in the Northrop sectional.

ISMS linksters win invitational

May 14, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Indian Springs Middle School’s girls golf team won its own invitational May 3.

The Lady Eagles scored a 232, 11 strokes ahead of the second-place team, Wawasee. Indian Springs was led by Sydney VanMeter, who was the medalist out of 59 other linksters.

VanMeter scored a 46, her personal best score. Lincoln placed third with 259 strokes, and Whitko came in fourth with a score of 262.

Whitko tops North Miami

May 14, 2013

DENVER — Whitko’s baseball squad traveled to Three Rivers Conference foe North Miami, topping the Warriors by an 8-2 score.

Wyatt Wolf improved to 6-0 on the season, pitching five innings with eight strike outs. He had one earned run, five hits and five walks. Weigold closed out the last inning with one strike out.

Tanner Gaff led the Wildcats with 1-for-3 batting, scoring a run, earning an RBI and tallying two stolen bases. Wolf was also 1-for-3 and scored a run.

Col. City frosh, soph. compete at Concordia

May 14, 2013

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s freshmen and sophomores on the boys track team competed in the Concordia Relays Saturday.

The distance medley team of Braden Lecklider, Joseph Lude, Davie Fulk and Andrew McFarland placed second. The 1,600-meter relay squad of Lude, Ryan Mosher, T.J. Yagel and Kaleb Greenwood came in fifth.

Michael Simmons also took fifth in the shot put. the 800-meter relay team of Greenwood, Lecklider, Michael Wyrick and Kohltin Green came in sixth.

Fifth inning lifts Col. City over Norwell

May 14, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls softball team took a 10-run win over a Northeast Hoosier Conference opponent Monday at Morsches Park.

The Lady Eagles posted a seven-run fifth inning to take the 15-5 win over Norwell.

“We needed a game like that,” Columbia City Head Coach Steve Cox said. “It was fun.”

The Lady Eagles had an 8-5 advantage going into the bottom of the fifth inning.

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