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April 28th, 2011
ALBION — Under increasingly dark and wet skies, it was the Churubusco boys’ track team that rained on three other schools competing in a Northeast Corner Conference four-way meet Wednesday at Central Noble High School.
The Eagles downed the host Cougars 83-48, the Eastside Blazers 84-48, and the Prairie Heights Panthers by an 85-47 count.
The number of days canceled are starting to catch up with the amount of games played and for some teams it’s surpassed.
Heavy rain this week has kept the Whitley County sports schedule from having a full night of action.
Keeping up with schedule changes has Friday as a day filled with make-ups.
Both Columbia City baseball and softball teams will play.
COLUMBIA CITY — To call Tuesday night’s weather blustery would be an understatement.
In extremely windy conditions the Columbia City Lady Eagles and the Bellmont Squaws squared off in a Northeast Hoosier Conference tennis match.
Despite a couple of close contests including a comeback at No. 2 doubles, the Lady Eagles extended their win streak to four matches in a 5-0 sweep of the visiting Squaws.
KENDALLVILLE — It’s more than a month into the Indiana high school track and field season and perfection is still intact for the Columbia City Lady Eagles.
A windy Tuesday match on the road in the Northeast Hoosier Conference didn’t change that. The Lady Eagles outdistanced both New Haven and host East Noble with 73 points. The Lady Knights were a distant second at 48 points.
COLUMBIA CITY — Add up all the rain that has fallen in the past week and Tuesday made for one soggy match on the golf course.
To go along with it were gusts of wind over 20 mph as Columbia City boys’ golf played host to Bellmont.
After battling the conditions, the Eagles came up four strokes short in their dual with the Braves 176-180.
NORTH MANCHESTER — The 2011 Three Rivers Conference schedule has been an unbeaten streak not seen by just one track and field team at Whitko but two.
Tuesday, both traveled to Manchester and came away with two more wins to remain perfect.
The boys squad came away blowing away the field. Whitko scored 123 points on eight wins while Manchester finished a distant second with 74 points and Northfield following at 32 points.
GOSHEN — Anyone in the North East Corner Conference knows there is no love lost between Churubusco and Fairfield when it comes to any sport let along track and field.
Tuesday, the two came together for a showdown of the conference’s best teams.
Both took a lopsided win over Angola on the boys side. Churubusco won 98-33.
SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko (7-6) was able to brave the weather Tuesday couldn’t fight off Triton (4-3) four-run fifth-inning rally falling to the Trojans 7-3 at home.
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Adam Bernhard finished second in the 3200-meter run Tuesday but the Columbia City boys’ track and field team fell in a three-way meet at New Haven that also included East Noble. The Eagles were third with 25.5 points behind New Haven who fell to the Knights 73-68.5.
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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.