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April 18th, 2011

City sees better day, takes sixth

April 18, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Saturday’s weather conditions weren’t ideal but the Columbia City boys’ golf couldn’t complain at the end of the day.
   A sixth-place finish at the Fort Wayne Northrop Invitational wasn’t so much about where the Eagles finished but the improvement head coach Andrew Thompson saw out of his players.

Eagles place amongst tough field

April 18, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Year in and year out, the North Side Relays pit some of the best runners in boys’ track and field against one another.
   Saturday, Columbia City was a part of that mix. The Eagles made their mark packing four relays and one individual in the top six.

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April 15th

’Busco blasts back into win column 12-8

April 15, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — Leading 8-7 going into the bottom of the sixth inning, Churubusco had some reminders of Wednesday night creep back into its mind from a grand slam walk-off loss to Whitko.
   However, a four-run sixth erased all memory of that heartbreaking loss. Along with a two-run home run from Layne Fulk, Churubusco snapped a two-game losing streak at home beating Garrett 12-8.

Whitko keeps up prowl in TRC

April 15, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko track and field put it on cruise control Thursday night as they got back into competition after spring break.
   Perfection in the Three Rivers Conference continued with Rochester visiting South Whitley.
   The Wilcdats beat up on the Zebras by three wins from Brent Busz. The Whitko boys’ won 105-26 over Rochester.

Warsaw spoils Lady Eagles home opener at DeVol Field

April 15, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — After opening up the season on the road Tuesday with a win, Columbia City girls’ tennis played host to Warsaw at DeVol Field for its home opener.
   The Lady Tigers served up a spoiler beating the Lady Eagles in their home opener 4-1.

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Timber Ridge, Knights topple City in NHC

April 15, 2011

   OSSIAN — The Northeast Hoosier Conference opened with a tough task Thursday for Columbia City boys’ golf.
   On top of a tough team, Timber Ridge Golf Course gave the Eagles a challenge.
   In nine holes, Norwell put five scores at 43 or less beating Columbia City 155-190.

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No. 3 Lakewood routs ’Busco 17-4

April 15, 2011

Churubusco first baseman Kelary Crabill attempts to pick off Lakewood Park’s Brett Taulbee. The Lady Eagles lost to the class A No. 3 team 17-4. Lakewood Park put up 10 runs in the top of the first inning and went on to win in five innings.

Post & Mail photo / Andrew Shultz

April 14th

Grand ’Cat walks ’Busco off

April 14, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko had its errors, saw a deficit all night, but on one swing erased all of that.
   Battling back for a second time from a two-run Churubusco lead, the Wildcats loaded the bases tied 5-5 in the seventh inning for senior Josh Pratt.
   Needing just one run for the win, Pratt cleared the bases with a walk-off grand slam shot clearing the 343-yard centerfield fence for the win 9-5.

Freshman’s debut puts City in win column

April 14, 2011

   GARRETT — Two Voddes are better than one.
   Wednesday night, freshman Allie Vodde followed her older sister Cassie Vodde’s footsteps as a Lady Eagles pitcher.
   The young Vodde made her debut on the mound allowing just three hits in a 9-0 shutout win at Garrett.

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Lady ’Cats tagged out by West Noble 7-1

April 14, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko softball dropped to 2-2 on the season after Wednesday night.
   The Lady Wildcats fell to West Noble at home 7-1.

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