Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs girls soccer team gained its first victory of 2013 at home against Rochester.
The Lady Wildcats took control of ball possession to beat the Lady Zebras, 5-1.
Jenny Brown and Rachelle Whitaker had the two Whitko goals in the first half. Brown was assisted by Mikayla Findley.
Rochester had its lone score in the first half as time was expiring.
The Lady Wildcats poured it on in the second half.
Sydney Sims notched a score, and was followed by Ellyana Blue, who was assisted by Reghan Craig.
MANCHESTER ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs girls golf team lost a Three Rivers Conference match-up to Wabash Monday.
The visiting Lady Apaches beat the Lady Wildcats, 202-217 at Sycamore Golf Club.
Whitko had a more balanced attack, with Kirsten Crawford having a 51 to pace her team, which had five golfers in the 50s.
That did not match up with the top two from Wabash, though. Jordan Rauh led the Lady Apaches with a 41, and Jaclyn Lewis had 47.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Churubusco‚Äôs volleyball team hosted and swept county-rival Whitko Tuesday night.
The Lady Eagles took a 25-15 win in game one, 25-18 advantage in game two, and pulled off a close, 25-22 win in the third and final game.
Alyssa Anderson tallied nine aces for the Lady Eagles. Teammate Lacey Pulley had 11 assists, and Danielle Pippenger recorded two blocks.
‚ÄôBusco‚Äôs Molly Green had six digs.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs girls golf team lost a Northeast Hoosier Conference match up to DeKalb Tuesday at Eagle Glen Golf Course.
The Lady Barons shot 186 to beat the Lady Eagles by 18 as Columbia City had 204.
Katie Skidmore of DeKalb was the meet medalist with a score of 42.
Seven strokes behind her was Macenzie Lane, who led Columbia City with a 49. Sydney Ford carded a 50, and Taylor Daniel had 52.
Allison Yoder and Cheyenne Johnson rounded out the varsity numbers for the Lady Eagles, shooting 53 and 55, respectively.
GARRETT ‚ÄĒ Improving to 3-0 on the young season, Columbia City Head Volleyball Coach Trish Hinen is still seeking the right combination.
After defeating Garrett on the road Tuesday evening, Hinen said, ‚ÄúOverall we did a good job. But I‚Äôm still trying to find the best team chemistry on the court.‚ÄĚ
The Lady Eagles disposed the Railroaders in three games ‚ÄĒ 25-21, 25-17 and 25-20.
On a very hot night, with no air conditioning in the Garrett gymnasium, Columbia City showed no ill-effects to the stifling heat.
FORT WAYNE ‚ÄĒ After an 0-4 start, Columbia City‚Äôs girls golf team is continuing to improve, winning its last two matches to bring its record to 2-4.
The Lady Eagles downed Fort Wayne North Side Monday night, 188-258.
Columbia City was led by medalist Macenzie Lane, who scored a 43.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ The Columbia City Lady Eagle volleyball team ran ITS record to 2-0 with a straight-set win over a solid Angola Lady Hornet team in Columbia City‚Äôs home opener. The Lady Eagles downed the Hornets 25-18, 25-17, 26-24.
‚ÄúIn our first match, Kalisha (Goree) didn‚Äôt play,‚ÄĚ said Lady Eagle Head Coach Trish Hinen, ‚ÄúAnd we‚Äôre still looking at setters and back row players and trying to get a feel for where we need to be.‚ÄĚ
That feeling out process showed a couple of times during each game as the Lady Eagles were forced to come from behind in each contest.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs and Columbia City‚Äôs tennis teams split a condensed match Monday afternoon at Whitko High School, in South Whitley.
The competition consisted of two singles matches.
Columbia City‚Äôs Niko Rongos topped Wildcat Tyler Baugher 7-6, 6-1 in No. 1 singles.
Rongos is now 2-0 on the season.
‚ÄúNiko is very talented,‚ÄĚ Columbia City Head Coach Ryne Winger said.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Sam Dailey‚Äôs condition has been upgraded to ‚Äúfair‚ÄĚ Monday.
Dailey, a running back and linebacker for Columbia City‚Äôs football team, was injured at Friday night‚Äôs football game at Warsaw after he made a tackle.
According to the Indiana High School Athletic Association, Columbia City High School is investigating what happened to cause the injury.
The injury is considered ‚Äúcatastrophic,‚ÄĚ meaning expenses will exceed $25,000 and the IHSAA will take care of the medical costs.
Whitko‚Äôs girls soccer team tied with West Noble Saturday morning.
Pictured above, Whitko senior Christa Baughman (#15) tries to keep the ball away from West Noble senior Sandy Carrillo.