Archive - Sports Article
May 2nd, 2013
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ No one gave up.
Churubusco‚Äôs softball team found itself behind more than once in Wednesday‚Äôs loss to Adams Central, but several times the Lady Eagles clawed back to make the game close again.
The Lady Flyin‚Äô Jets defeated ‚ÄėBusco by a football-like score of 16-13, and just like the gridiron, there were offensive flurries from both sides and power on display.
Offensively, the game was tight in the early going. A first inning solo shot and home run blast in the fifth helped Adams Central open up a 5-1 lead. But ‚ÄėBusco responded.
BLUFFTON ‚ÄĒ After having to postpone the match twice due to rain, Columbia City‚Äôs golf team was finally able to travel to play conference foe Norwell at Timber Ridge Golf Course.
The Eagles came out victorious winning 178-189.
‚ÄúIn the end, we are happy to get a win in these tough conditions here,‚ÄĚ Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said. ‚ÄúI‚Äôm proud of these guys for getting through.‚ÄĚ
The Eagles were led by freshman Tyler Green who fired a 40 for the night. Green was one stroke behind the match medalist, Ked Milholland, who shot a 39.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Churubusco‚Äôs baseball team played host to Northeast Corner Conference opponent Fremont in a battle of Eagles.
In a game that saw good pitching from both teams, the deciding factor was host Churubusco‚Äôs inability to string together hits with runners in scoring position throughout the contest.
The Churubusco Eagles stranded eight base runners and fell by a 6-3 score to the visiting Fremont Eagles.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs girls track team fell to both Bellmont and Carroll in a three-way meet Tuesday night.
Carroll took first in the Northeast Hoosier Conference clash with 73 and two-thirds points, followed by Bellmont with 56 and one-third points. Columbia City finished the night with 32 points.
‚ÄúCarroll and Bellmont are very good,‚ÄĚ Columbia City Head Coach Bob Fahl said. ‚ÄúWe opted to rest some girls and not have them run multiple events.‚ÄĚ
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ In Tuesday evening‚Äôs Northeast Corner Conference battle of Lady Eagle softball teams, the host Churubusco Lady Eagles used a big nine-run fourth inning to hand the visiting Fremont Lady Eagles a 14-1 loss.
The hosts gave up only a single and a walk in the first three innings to the visitors, as Churubusco pitcher Courtney Luttman enticed five fly-outs in the first three stanzas to go along with infield ground outs.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs tennis team picked up a Northeast Hoosier Conference win Tuesday night, topping DeKalb 4-1.
The Lady Eagles picked up wins in No. 1 and No. 3 singles, as well as both doubles teams.
Celine Rongos took a strong 6-1, 6-2 win over DeKalb‚Äôs Kelsey Helmkamp in No. 1 singles.
In No. 3 singles, Adriana Brown won 6-3, 6-3 over Lady Baron Taylor Thies.
The No. 1 doubles pair of Sydney Ford and Macie Hinen topped DeKalb 6-3, 6-2. Breanna Hicks and Alaina Beckner won 6-4, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs boys golf team dropped another Northeast Hoosier Conference match Tuesday, falling to Carroll, 155-170.
The Eagles are now 0-3 in the NHC and 2-4 overall.
Columbia City freshman Tyler Green and Carroll‚Äôs Joey Justice we co-medalists, each scoring a 37 in the back nine at Eagle Glen.
Fellow freshman Spencer Klimek was Columbia City‚Äôs No. 2 linkster Tuesday, scoring a 40.
Max Dryer finished with a 45.
Both Cameron Slavich and Trent Murphy ended the night with scores of 48.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ What has become a long season for the Churubusco Lady Eagle tennis team continued on Tuesday night as it fell 5-0 to a visiting Angola Lady Hornet team.
The Lady Eagles were only able to pick up one game in the varsity singles contests and that came at the No. 3 slot where senior Kayleen Mitchell fell 6-0, 6-1 to Angola‚Äôs Alyssa Rhoades.
In the No. 1 singles slot, Churubusco sophomore Cheyenne Conner fell 6-0 to the Lady Hornets‚Äô Kirsten Quandt in the first set and by an identical 6-0 score in the second set.
WABASH ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs boys golf team came in second in a triangular meet with two TRC-foes at Honeywell Golf Course in Wabash.
Whitko shot 178 for the day, five behind host-Northfield. Manchester scored 196 as a team.
Danny Zawlocki and Cole Bechtold were the top golfers for the Wildcats, each shooting 43. That placed them in a tie for third place, three strokes behind Trae Cole and Braydon Schindler of Northfield, who tied for first at 40.
Other scores for the Wildcats included Colton LeTourneau with 45, Matt Hathaway at 47 and Will Peters shooting 48.
HUNTERTOWN ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs 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.