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September 26th

Wildcats look to win homecoming

September 26, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — After an 0-2 start, Whitko’s football team has put its struggles in the past with a three-game winning streak.

More importantly for the Wildcats, the three consecutive victories have all come against Three Rivers Conference (TRC) opponents.

Whitko has scored 138 points in the three wins, including a 51-7 road win against Wabash last week.

Now, the Wildcats will welcome Northfield to the confines of South Whitley in an effort to move the streak to four in a row and stay in the hunt for a conference championship.

No. 4 Eagles to host Chargers

September 26, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s football team is now ranked fourth in the Associated Press poll for Class 2A, and the 5-0 Eagles will once again welcome a larger school to their home field Friday.

One week after topping Class 4A Angola 14-7, ’Busco will host West Noble Friday in a game set to kick off at 7 p.m.

The Chargers were shut out last week, 33-0, by Lakeland, which is the only other unbeaten squad in the Northeast Corner Conference besides Churubusco.

September 25th

Whitko soccer falls short

September 25, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s girls soccer team fell in a close, 2-1 match to Garrett Monday.

The Lady Wildcats attempted a comeback after the Lady Railroaders took a 1-0 lead in the first half, but fell short.

Scoring the lone goal for Whitko was senior Jenny Brown, with the assist from Reghan Craig.

’Busco sweeps Marines

September 25, 2013

HAMILTON — Churubusco’s volleyball team hit the road Tuesday and came away with a sweep of a conference opponent.

The Lady Eagles beat Hamilton by a final of 25-16, 25-22 and 25-13.

With the win, ’Busco now has a 4-2 overall record in the Northeast Corner Conference.

Alyssa Anderson led the Lady Eagles in kills Tuesday with a total of 11. Anderson and Lacey Pulley were the leading servers for Churubusco, with each having three aces.

Pulley had 21 assists from the setter position to pace the squad.

Whitko netters drop tight match

September 25, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s boys tennis team dropped a close match to West Noble Monday.

The Wildcats fell 3-2, with wins coming from the ’Cat’s seniors, Tyler Baugher and Blake Castle.

In No. 1 singles, Baugher won a decisive 6-0, 6-3 match. Castle won 6-3, 7-5 in No. 2 singles.

In No. 3 singles, Cole Bechtold fell 7-5, 6-3.

Columbia City downs conference opponent

September 25, 2013

OSSIAN — Columbia City’s volleyball squad continued its upswing Tuesday night, topping Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Norwell in Ossian.

The Lady Eagles won decisive 25-17, 25-13 and 25-18 games, after falling to NHC opponent Homestead in five matches last week.

Columbia City topped Blackhawk Christian Monday night and continued with more of the same against the Lady Knights Tuesday.

September 24th

CCHS Alumni Golf Outing

September 24, 2013

Columbia City High School’s Alulmni Association held its 7th Annual Golf Outing at Eagle Glen Golf Course Saturday.

Eleven teams participated in the event.

The winning team, scoring a 55 (17 under par), from left: Doug Sauers, Gary Harris, Jeff Wright, Andrew Thompson (Alumni Association president, presenting trophy) and Troy Jagger.

Rongos improves to 11-1 on season

September 24, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s boys tennis team took on Manchester Monday, and the Eagles’ Niko Rongos improved to 11-1 with a three-set win.

After falling 7-5 in the first set, Rongos came back to win 6-4, 6-1 in the final two to grab the win.

Lady Eagles grab win

September 24, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s volleyball team picked up a win against Blackhawk Christian Monday night.

Leading the Lady Eagles at the net was Gabrielle Hazen, with 14 kills and 12 blocks, but she also had strong back row play, serving up three aces.

September 23rd

Local Sports Briefs

September 23, 2013

Whitko boys come in sixth at Knox

KNOX — Whitko’s boys tennis team came in sixth at the Knox Invitational Saturday.

The Wildcats scored 16 points overall.

On an individual level, Tyler Baugher, of Whitko, came in third in No. 1 singles.

Blake Castle was fourth in No. 2 singles and Cole Bechtold was fifth in No. 3 singles.

In doubles action, Reed Brace and Bailey Platt came in eighth at No. 1 doubles, and Alex Bechtold and Alex Robbins came in sixth at No. 2 doubles.

Whitko next competes tonight when it hosts West Noble at 4:30 p.m.

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