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May 25th, 2011

Fresh faces at state finals

May 25, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — “The Northrop Regional tonight was on fire,” Columbia City head coach Bob Fahl said Tuesday.
   So were Samantha Roush and Renee Menzie.
   The two Lady Eagles used school record paces at Tuesday’s regional round to reach Saturday’s state finals at Indiana University.

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’Busco uprooted from sectional

May 25, 2011

   GARRETT — For a moment, Churubusco softball seemed to have everything going its way Tuesday.
   The Lady Eagles opened the class 2A Garrett sectional against Eastside. After trailing 2-1, the Lady Blazers scored seven unanswered runs to bump ’Busco from the tournament.

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May 23rd

Storms delay start of softball tournaments

May 23, 2011

   The beginning of the week didn’t come with the busy start local softball teams were hoping for Monday.
   Severe storms passed through the area delaying the start of IHSAA sectional tournaments.
   The opening round had both Columbia City and Churubusco playing games at 5 p.m.
   Those games will be picked up today.
   Columbia City will open its own class 3A sectional against West Noble at Morsches Park.

Vodde at top of All-NHC list

May 23, 2011

   One Lady Eagle stood alone for Columbia City softball Monday.
   As softball sectional tournaments get underway today, the Lady Eagles will have an all-conference pitcher on the mound.
   Junior Cassie Vodde was one of two pitchers named to the first team in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.

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NHC recognizes City’s season

May 23, 2011

   One of the best seasons in Columbia City girls’ tennis history was recognized by the Northeast Hoosier Conference Monday.
   After going 13-6 overall and grabbing third-place in the NHC, the Lady Eagles had four of their own named to the all-conference squad.

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Canterbury closes door on Lady Eagles

May 23, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — The ending wasn’t ideal to one of the best seasons Columbia City girls’ tennis has ever had.
   Friday, the Lady Eagles saw a 5-0 loss end a 13-win season in the semifinal round of the Homestead sectional to No. 25 state ranked Fort Wayne Canterbury.

 

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Runners fill Tinkham’s Trail

May 23, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In almost perfect weather Saturday, 57 runners competed in Tinkham’s Trail Run at Camp Whitley.
The overall male and female winners managed to keep the hardware in the family.
The overall male winner was Homestead High School freshman Sam Moore while the overall female winner was his sister, Abby Moore. Sam finished the tough 5K course in 20:54. Abby covered the course in 25:56.

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’Busco’s Ryan Mayer earns All-NECC

May 23, 2011

   KENDALLVILLE — Churubusco boys’ golf traveled to Noble Hawk Golf Links in Kendallville for the North East Corner Conference meet Saturday.
   The Eagles came away with a member of the All-NECC team with Ryan Mayer’s round of 79.

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Cross Creek hails City sixth in NHC

May 23, 2011

   DECATUR — Five strokes separated four at the top of Saturday’s Northeast Hoosier Conference boys’ golf meet at Cross Creek Golf Course.
   While Columbia City was not one of them, the Eagles were led by Dustin Parrett’s 85 to place sixth overall at 344.
   DeKalb came away from a tight race for the conference crown shooting 313 and edging Homestead by two strokes.

May 19th

Mize traps trio of titles

May 20, 2011

   MARION — Everything began with the 800-meter for Whitko’s Trapper Mize.
   It was the one event he focused on coming in as a freshman.
   Thursday night, as a junior, Mize turned what started as hard work for one event into three titles at the Marion boys track and field sectional.

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