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February 8th, 2014
HUNTINGTON â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team fell just short of a win on its final game of the regulator season Friday night.
After not going to school most of the week due to weather and Fridayâ€™s power outage, the Lady Eagles traveled to Huntington North Friday for a game that was rescheduled from Thursday.
The despite a fourth-quarter rally by Columbia City, the Lady Vikings prevailed, 49-42.
The Lady Eagles took a 10-7 lead in the first quarter, but let Huntington North go on a run in the second quarter. The Lady Vikings outscored Columbia City 17-9 in the second.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s girls basketball team picked up its last Three Rivers Conference win of the season Friday night, topping Northfield 50-46 Friday night.
After a back-and-forth battle between the rivals, Whitko pulled out on top in the final minutes, forcing Northfield to foul, and scoring 5-of-7 from the charity stripe to take the win.
In a low-scoring first quarter, the Wildcats pulled ahead with a 3-pointer at the buzzer by Brianna Cumberland to make the score 8-6.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s boys basketball team failed to make it two wins in three games when it fell to Lakeland Friday.
The Eagles had defeated Central Noble last week, then fell on the road to Angola Monday. Friday, â€™Busco was edged out at home 48-44 by the visiting Lakers.
The Eagles now hold a 2-12 record and are 2-4 in the NECC.
It was a tight contest that was tied at halftime, 19-19. Churubusco had a shot at the end to tie, but missed, and left Lakeland to shoot free throws.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City Eagles freshman boys basketball team was handed their second loss of the season when they played the New Haven Bulldogs Friday night.
It seems the ball just wouldnâ€™t go in the basket for the Eagles.
At the end of the first half, the Bulldogs were ahead 17-12, but the Eagles couldnâ€™t catch up by the end of the game with the score ending in 39-20 in favor of the Bulldogs.
The loss makes their record 10-2.
ANGOLA â€” Churubuscoâ€™s basketball squads both lost in a doubleheader at Angola Monday.
The boys lost 64-52, and the girls team was defeated 55-38, in a doubleheader that was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was moved up to Monday due to concerns over potential adverse weather.
In the boys game, the Eagles fell behind by 10 points after one quarter, 17-7. Churubusco closed the gap by six in the second to make the halftime margin 25-21 in favor of the host Hornets.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City's boys basketball team fell in a competitive Northeast Hoosier Conference game Friday, 48-35.
The Eagles were led in scoring by Brachen Hazen with 16 points.
See Monday's edition of The Post & Mail for coverage of the game.
WATERLOO â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys basketball C-Team won a holiday tournament Dec. 30.
The Eagles defeated DeKalb in the opener, 44-24, and defeated Homestead in the finals, 39-36.
Against DeKalb, Rob Wood led the Eagles in scoring with 15 points. Brock Snouffer had 13, Noah Wigent 10, Brendon Slagal scored three, David Osborn had two and Jordan Bechtold had one point.
Columbia Cityâ€™s wrestling team took home second place last week at the Goshen Invite. Above, the four Eagle seniors, with the second-place trophy.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team is hosting its senior night contest Tuesday night in its game against Northrop. Pictured are the Lady Eaglesâ€™ seniors, Emily Whiteleather (right) and Alyssa Hansen.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Thursday night the Columbia City Eagle wrestlers played host to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe,East Noble.
In a match rescheduled due to weather, the Eagles squared off against a veteran East Noble squad that boasted four state qualifiers.
The Eagles dropped eight of the first nine matches, but finished strong with five straight wins. Despite the rally, the Eagles fell by a 39-28 score.