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April 25th, 2011

Columbia City flies high in Turtletown

April 25, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — Another weekend in the Indiana high school girls’ track and field season had another title go home with Columbia City.
   Saturday, the Lady Eagles claimed their second consecutive weekend title at the Churubusco Turtletown Invitational.
   The Lady Eagles beat Warsaw in the large school “Gold” division with 23.5 points to spare, 115.5-88.

Wildcats run second to Falcons at Goshen Relays

April 25, 2011

   GOSHEN — Whitko boys’ track head coach Ron Cherry called it a total team effort after his Wildcats went to the Goshen Relays Saturday.
   A total of 102 points was the most Whitko had ever scored at the event.
   Despite the showing, the Wildcats came home runner-up to Fairfield in the class B division.

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’Busco takes title as host

April 25, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — “It’s probably the best girls meet I’ve ever been a part of.”
   That’s all Churubusco girls’ track head coach Zack Dock could say after his Lady Eagles owned the Turtletown Invitational Saturday.
   For the first time since 1991, Churubusco came away as the top team at its own weekend invitational.

April 22nd

Kessie picked for IBCA scholarship

April 22, 2011

   The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association awards two scholarships a year in the name of Pat Aikman.
   One of those comes from Whitley County.
   The Whitko Lady Wildcats’ senior captain Rachelle Kessie was the recipient of scholarship along side Huntington North’s Kyle Bradburn.

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Ugly win first for ’Busco

April 22, 2011

   LIGONIER — The old adage says that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”
   For the Churubusco Lady Eagle softball team, even winning ugly has its charm, as the Lady Eagles worked out of several jams to grab their first win of the season 6-3 over host West Noble Thursday.

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Senior supremacy lifts City

April 22, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — It was nearly a month after Columbia City boys’ track and field was supposed to have its home opener but Thursday turned into a night of big wins, personal records and honoring seven seniors.
   Seniors like thrower Jordan Chapple helped the Eagles open at home on senior night with a convincing 98-34 win over Manchester.

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Columbia City extends win streak to three

April 22, 2011

   ANGOLA — After a 1-1 start to the season, Columbia City girls’ tennis have gone through the second week of the young season with a win streak.
   Following wins at home Monday and Wednesday, the Lady Eagles hit the road for a match Thursday.
   Columbia City got wins from both its singles and doubles players but a three-set match in No. 3 singles lifted the Lady Eagles to a 3-2 win at Angola.

Lady Eagles topple sectional foe HN

April 22, 2011

   HUNTINGTON — It’s just under a month until the girls’ track sectional but Columbia City got a taste of its’ competition Thursday.
   The defending sectional champions traveled to Huntington North. The Lady Vikings have been the major competition for the Lady Eagles trading sectional titles for the last three seasons.
   The regular season preview gave Columbia City good signs for the postseason with a 75-57 win over Huntington.

Canterbury posts low numbers, beat Eagles

April 22, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — The weather was good for Columbia City boys’ golf and the numbers were better.
   However, Fort Wayne Canterbury posted two numbers under 40 to win 161-182.

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April 21st

Teams look for make-ups, CC softball game canceled Friday

April 21, 2011

   Mother Nature has not been kind to the sports schedule in Whitley County.
   Tuesday and Wednesday are a prime example of what truly controls the schedule.
   The weather.
   Just a week and a half into the busy spring sports schedule, wet conditions and less than ideal temperatures have given several teams across the county a slow start to the season.

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