Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
Churubuscoâ€™s football team is off to a 2-0 start this season.
Pictured, Eagle senior Cody Conwell (33) delivers a stiff arm against Central Noble last Friday.
Conwell has rushed for more than 300 yards in the teamâ€™s first two games.
Churubusco will play at Prairie Heights this Friday to attempt to move to 3-0.
Columbia City quarterback Brock Snouffer breaks into the open with Whitkoâ€™s Draven Ivy (23) defending.
Columbia Cityâ€™s junior varsity football team defeated Whitkoâ€™s JV squad Saturday by a final score of 20-12.
TOPEKA â€” Whitkoâ€™s volleyball team posted a record of 0-4 at the Westview Tournament Saturday.
The Lady Wildcats opened with a loss to Angola in straight sets. The team pushed Central Noble to three sets before losing.
Whitney Hobbs had 23 kills and 19 blocks in the four matches. Elane Warner had 57 assists, seven aces and 21 digs.
Whitko harriers compete at Northfield
WABASH â€” Whitkoâ€™s cross country teams placed in the middle of the pack at the Northfield Invite Saturday.
Whitkoâ€™s boys came in fifth out of 10 teams. The Wildcats had 161 points, 10 behind fourth-place Southwood.
Oak Hill was the winner for the boys with a total of 38 points, 15 ahead of runner-up Angola.
In the girls race, the Lady Wildcats had 144 points to take sixth.
Host Northfield was the winner for the girls with 61, just four ahead of second-place Oak Hill.
Whitko next competes at Warsaw Tuesdsay.
CHURUBUSCO â€” A stout defensive effort keyed Churubuscoâ€™s football team to its second win of the season Friday.
The Eagles defeated visiting Central Noble 42-6 to move to 2-0 on the season and 2-0 in the Northeast Corner Conference.
Churubusco was led by its defense, according to Head Coach Paul Sade.
After shutting out Fremont last week, the Eagle defenders left a goose egg on Central Nobleâ€™s side of the scoreboard for more than three quarters.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Emotion can play a big role in establishing momentum in an athletic contest.
That emotion can come from many sources. For the Columbia City Eagles, an emotional week in practice and two emotional goalline defensive stands helped establish momentum that allowed them to prevail in a battle of
Whitley County football rivals.
The Eagles twice turned the Whitko Wildcats away without points on their way to a 34-14 home victory at Max Gandy Athletic Field.
BLUFFTON â€” Churubuscoâ€™s volleyball team lost a narrow five-game match on the road at Bluffton Thursday.
The Lady Tigers beat the Lady Eagles 25-16, 15-25, 25-23, 22-25, 15-11.
Alisha Farner led the Lady Eagles in kills with nine. Lacey Pulley led the team in assists with 25.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkosâ€™ volleyball team earned a sweep over visiting Manchester Tuesday.
The Lady Wildcats beat the Lady Squires 25-21, 25-17, 25-21.
Whitko Head Coach Brandy Smith said her team was ready for the match.
â€śThe Lady Wildcats were on their game tonight,â€ť she said. â€śEvery player did their part. They talked and played as a team.â€ť
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Running a hard trap was enough to give Columbia Cityâ€™s boys soccer team headaches Thursday.
Visiting Bellmont downed the Eagles 3-0 in the opening Northeast Hoosier Conference match for Columbia City. The Eagles are now 2-2 on the year and 0-1 in the NHC.
Eagle Boys Head Soccer Coach Matt Malless said Bellmont took advantage of its scheme, which he thought his team could handle.
â€śThey came out in a style we thought we could exploit,â€ť he said. â€śWe have had success before against the hard trap, and they pushed it all night.â€ť
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls golf team survived a last-minute change of venue to defeat New Haven Thursday at Eagle Glen Golf Course.
After an 0-3 conference start, the Lady Eagles got their first Northeast Hoosier Conference victory of the year against the visiting Lady Bulldogs.
Columbia City outshot New Haven 192-210.
Taylor Daniel led the way for the Lady Eagles, carding a 46.