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May 1st, 2013
HUNTERTOWN â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys track team took home second place at a three-way meet at Carroll Tuesday.
The host Chargers scored 111 to place first. The Eagles had 28 and Bellmont had 27.
Columbia City swept the throwing events. Dakota Goldwood was first in the shot put with a toss of 42 feet, 0.5 inches. Wyatt Larkey took first in the discus with a throw of 139-2.
There were three second-place finishes for the Eagles. Mitchell Maloney was runner-up in the pole vault. Relay-wise, the 3,200-meter team of Seth Kissinger, David Fulk, Evan Van Houten and Evan Harney was second.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Their bats hit hard and often on a sunny Monday evening in the City, as the Columbia City Eagles took a key Northeast Hoosier Conference victory over the visiting Bellmont Braves 18-4 to stay perfect in the NHC in baseball Monday.
The Eagles got the win via the 10-run rule after leading by 14 runs at the conclusion of the top half of the fifth inning.
Columbia City pummeled Bellmontâ€™s pitchers for 18 runs on 13 hits, five of them for extra bases, and five walks.
Not a single Eagle batter struck out in the contest.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Monday nightâ€™s Columbia City Northeast Hoosier Conference softball game against the visiting DeKalb Lady Barons took barely an hour and a half to complete.
With both pitchers limiting the offensive opportunities for both teams, the contest would come down to any miscues in the field.
Unfortunately for the Lady Eagles, three errors accounted directly for Lady Baron runs as DeKalb handed the Lady Eagles a 4-0 loss.
Two errors put the Lady Eagles in a hole in the first inning.
MENTONE â€” Whitkoâ€™s softball team lost the championship game of the Tippecanoe Valley Invitational Saturday.
The Lady Wildcats fell to Northwestern by a score of 10-0 in six innings.
Emily Weigold and Kennedy Hart got the lone pair of hits for Whitko.
From the circle, Aly Nicodemus took the loss but allowed just one earned run to Northwestern.
In the first game of the tournament, Whitko defeated its TRC rival, host Tippecanoe Valley.
The Lady Wildcats beat the Lady Vikings, 13-3.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s baseball team split a doubleheader with West Noble Saturday, giving the Eagles a 5-2 record on the year.
Columbia City lost the morning game 12-10, and then took the second game 12-2 in five innings.
In game one, the visiting Chargers put up eight runs in the first two innings, while the Eagles only managed one. West Nobleâ€™s biggest lead in the game was eight, when the Chargers were up 10-2 after four innings.
KENDALLVILLE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls track team won the East Noble Relays for the sixth year in a row on Saturday.
The Lady Eagles won the invitational by a close 15 points.
â€śIt was a close meet the entire day,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Bob Fahl said. â€śIt came down the the last race. It was a great display of effort by so many young ladies.â€ť
The team was led by Kalisha Goree, who was named the John Reed Relays MVP.
Goree won the long jump and 100-meter hurdles, and placed fourth in the high jump, behind teammate Carlee Hearld who won the event.
PONETO â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team took two lopsided wins over Southern Wells Saturday.
The Wildcats won the first game 13-3, and the second 15-4.
In game one, Hunter Sroufe batted 3-for-3, scored four runs, including a home run, and had two RBIs.
Wyatt Wolf pitched all five innings with four strike outs. He gave up one earned run, three hits and two walks.
Sroufe, along with Ethan Nicodemus, picked up the opening runs for the â€™Cats off a single by Zach Snep.
SYRACUSE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s golf team placed 10th in a field of 15 at the Wawasee Invitational Saturday at South Shore Golf Course.
The Eagles were led by freshman Spencer Klimek, who finished fourth overall with a score of 75, three over par.
Kilmek shot a 37 on the front nine and 38 on the back half to pace Columbia City.
Tyler Green wasnâ€™t far behind, shooting a 79.
Northwood won the invite with a score of 305, 32 strokes less than the Eagles.
Whitko also competed in the event and placed 13th.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City Lady Eagle softball team played host on Saturday to a very athletic Bishop Dwenger Lady Saints team on a day that boasted the best weather in weeks.
The Lady Eagles dropped both ends of a doubleheader, playing the first game close before falling 5-1, and cleared the bench for the second contest in a 10-0 loss.
In game one the Saints got on the scoreboard in the top of the first inning, as the second Saintsâ€™ batter, Amanda Miller was hit by Columbia City pitcher Krystin Van Houten.