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November 13th

Lady ’Cats open season with win

November 13, 2013

ALBION — Whitko’s girls basketball team opened its season with a 12-point win Tuesday night at Central Noble.

The Lady ’Cats took a 66-44 victory to begin the season on the winning side.

Though Whitko Head Coach Brandon Bradley said the beginning of the game “wasn’t necessarily pretty,” falling to a 17-10 deficit at the end of the first quarter, the Lady Wildcats rallied to take a 27-26 lead at halftime.

Whitko alternated defenses in the third quarter to catch Central Noble off-guard in the third quarter, extending the lead.

November 11th

The results are in . . .

November 11, 2013

Runners and their supporters flooded Chauncey Street and the downtown Columbia City area Saturday morning before the Veterans Marathon began.

Pictured is a large flag on City Hall.

See Pages B2-B4 for results from the marathon, half marathon and 5K.

Back and forth

November 11, 2013

Marathon and half marathon runners travel up and down Towerview Drive Saturday morning for the 5th Annual Veterans Marathon, which was won by five-time champion Justin Gillette.

See Tuesday’s edition for complete results from the race.

November 8th

All-Star game this weekend

November 8, 2013

Whitko Soccer Athletes will be completing in the 3rd Annual Indiana Elite North vs South All-Star Soccer Challenge Saturday. Indiana Elite will showcase all-stars from both Northern and Southern Indiana schools. The Junior Division starts at 9 a.m. and the Senior Division 12:30 p.m. at Danville Community High School’s Warrior Stadium, in Danville, Ind.

Eagles go 8-3 in first year under Sade

November 8, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — There was a large pair of shoes to fill coaching on the sidelines for Churubusco’s football team.

Paul Sade stepped in to replace Lee Etzler in 2013 after several years as an assistant. Etzler had led the Eagles for 11 years, including two regional championships and at least a share of the Northeast Corner Conference title over the past four years.

Whitley Co. Rapids win Spooktacular Invite

November 8, 2013

KENDALLVILLE — Whitley County Rapids took home first place among eight teams at the Spooktacular Invitational held at the Cole YMCA in Kendallville.

There were eight teams that competed in the swim meet.

Several Rapids team records were broken. Hadley Snell swam 18.75 in the 25 butterfly to break the girls 8-and-under record.

Mykaela Crowell set three new team records for girls 11-12. Those times and events included: a 32.49 in the 50 backstroke, a 35.50 in the 50 breaststroke and a 1:12.16 in the 100 individual medley.

November 7th

Sectional finals this week for most schools

November 7, 2013

NORTHEAST INDIANA — With two weeks of postseason football in the books, certain trends have emerged.

Some high school football conferences have several schools still in play for the ultimate goal.

Others have had many of their teams fall out of the race.

Northeast Hoosier Conference

With two weeks gone, four Northeast Hoosier Conference (NHC) schools remain.

Carroll defeated Warsaw for a Class 6A sectional title. Now, the Chargers will take on Carmel this week for a regional championship.

November 6th

CCHS grads off to strong start at H.U.

November 6, 2013

HUNTINGTON — Huntington University’s men’s basketball team is off to a perfect start in the early going of the 2013-14 Forester hoops season.

The Foresters beat visiting Purdue North Central Tuesday 90-78.

Columbia City High School 2013 graduate Derek Hinen is a starter as a freshman for Huntington, and he was the third-leading scorer in Tuesday’s win.

Hinen had 13 points and paced the Foresters with eight assists.

Shane Merryman led Huntington in scoring with 24 and rebounds with nine.

Drew Benedict, another CCHS 2013 graduate, had seven points for the Foresters Tuesday.

November 5th

Harney to continue career at Ind. Tech

November 5, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City athlete saw his cross country season end early, and now has seen the next step in his career begin early.

Evan Harney, a senior, was injured midway through the 2013 season for the Eagles.

However, in late October he signed with Indiana Tech to continue his running career.

The move comes early in the recruiting process.

Harney will run cross country and distance events in track for the Warriors.

November 4th

Roush ends career at state meet

November 4, 2013

TERRE HAUTE — Columbia City senior Samantha Roush ended her cross country career with a 44th-place finish at the state meet at Lavern Gibson Championship Course Saturday.

Roush clocked a time of 19:10.8, which was a pace of 6:10 per mile.
Kelcy Welch of Carmel came in first with a time of 17:53.9.

For Roush, it was the fourth time in her career at the state meet, as she made it all four years in high school.

Her best finish was when she came in seventh two years ago as a sophomore.

Columbia City Head Cross Country Coach Bob Fahl said Roush had a solid race Saturday.

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