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May 11th, 2011
COLUMBIA CITY — Two of the Northeast Hoosier Conference’s unbeaten softball teams came to a head Monday at Morsches Park for the driver’s seat in the conference title race.
The defending NHC champion Lady Eagles fell to second in the race for a repeat after a surprise East Noble squad improved to 4-0 with an 8-1 win over Columbia City.
COLUMBIA CITY — Another season low but another loss.
Columbia City boys’ golf has hit a new season best total in three of the last four matches.
However, one win is all the Eagles have been able to gather.
A make-up dual match against Homestead Monday had more signs of improvement for Columbia City but another loss 163-170 to the Spartans.
Whitko batter Jenna Gross swings for contact at home Monday against Rochester. Gross and the Lady Wildcats suffered a 7-2 loss to the Lady Zebras.
CHURUBUSCO — One game decided two for Churubusco baseball Saturday.
The opening game of a home doubleheader against New Haven not only gave the winner a boost but momentum heading into the second game.
After both teams saw a lead, the Bulldogs finished on top 9-7 after breaking a tie ball game in the seventh inning with three runs.
ELKHART — The Whitko boys’ track and field team traveled to the Concord Relays Friday and finished second in the class B division behind Fairfield.
The Wildcats tallied 81 points led by a record breaking night for the 3200-meter relay team.
Together, Jude Stieglitz, Trapper Mize, Brian Menzie and Brody Wilson won the event and also picked up a new school record of 8:19.43.
Columbia City lefty Emily Gangwer makes contact during the Lady Eagles home game Friday night. City trailed by as much as seven runs and fell to Snider 10-3. Gangwer made one of her first appearances of the season Friday since coming off a injury in the preseason.
Post & Mail photo / Andrew Shultz
FORT WAYNE — Friday night saw the Columbia City track squads travel to Carroll High School for the 41st annual Carroll Relays, a unique event that combines the scores for both the boys and girls teams to arrive at a team champion.
The Columbia City girls placed third with the boys taking fifth, with the combined score placing the Eagles fifth behind the host Chargers who claimed the team title.
COLUMBIA CITY — The 2-7 record put up by Columbia City boys’ golf might not seem like much at a glance but something quietly is building on the links.
Thursday the Leo Lions were one of the first to bear witness at Eagle Glen Golf Course as the Eagles put up one of their strongest showings of the season.
After posting a season-best total against Carroll Tuesday, Columbia City bettered that mark in a 173-177 win over Leo.
COLUMBIA CITY — If you like baseball games with a lot of offense, the Columbia City baseball diamond was the place to be Thursday.
The Eagles and the New Haven Bulldogs put up 23 runs and collected 25 hits between the two Northeast Hoosier Conference teams.
Columbia City pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to take a 12-11 win.
COLUMBIA CITY — The brunt of the Indiana high school girls’ tennis schedule has had Columbia City on the court day in and day out.
But not even seven matches in seven days has been able to beat the Lady Eagles.
After topping its 2010 win total of eight the day before, Columbia City returned to DeVol Field courts Thursday in hopes of keeping its Northeast Hoosier Conference record unbeaten against New Haven.