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May 19th, 2011

Lady Eagles live on, beat rival Whitko 4-1

May 20, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Just as they did in the regular season, Columbia City girls’ tennis came out on the winning side of a Whitley County rivalry Thursday. This time, a 4-1 win over Whitko sent the Lady Wildcats packing for the offseason as the Lady Eagles picked up their 13th win of the season in the opening round of the Homestead sectional.

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Columbia City advances three to regional

May 20, 2011

   MARION — And then there were three.
   Columbia City boys’ track and field had the postseason continue for three Eagles after Thursday’s Marion sectional at Indiana Wesleyan University.
   Along with a seventh-place finish with 43 points, Columbia City had Brenden Zoltek, Adam Bernhard and    Lucas Hahn advance to next Thursday’s Wayne regional.

Out of the Parks: City climbs above .500

May 19, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Wednesday gave the Lady Eagles an opportunity to see some of the players that might not see a lot of playing time or to see them in somewhat different roles.
   Columbia City didn’t miss a beat scoring six runs before the visiting Wayne Lady Generals were able to get an out. The home standing Lady Eagles climbed their record above .500 with an 11-1 win in five innings at the Morsches Park diamond.

’Busco dealt loss in big city clash

May 19, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — For one night two of the North East Corner Conference’s teams were called up to professional baseball.
   Single-A minor league baseball that is.
   As part of a doubleheader feature hosted by the Fort Wayne Tincaps, Churubusco went up against Angola at Parkview Field.

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Wildcats see rally fade in late innings

May 19, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — It was an up and down kind of baseball game Wednesday for Whitko.
   A Three Rivers Conference home match-up against the Wabash Apaches had the Wildcats trail by as much as four runs early and lead by three at one point.

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Whitko puts mercy rule on 12-1 home win over Wabash

May 19, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko head coach Jamilyn Pegan got everything she could hope out of her team Wednesday. The Lady Wildcats got 12 runs from their lineup while holding visiting Wabash to one hit.

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Columbia City denied title repeat

May 19, 2011

   HUNTINGTON — Tuesday night Columbia City girls’ track and field was aiming to do something no other Lady Eagle track team had done before.
   Repeat as sectional champions.
   After winning two titles in the past three seasons, Columbia City was primed for its first back-to-back hoist of the crown.

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Summers gives ’Busco a champion

May 19, 2011

   HUNTINGTON — “It didn’t feel real.”
   That’s all Churubusco’s Payton Summers could gather after winning her first sectional championship Tuesday at Huntington North.
   A fourth-place team finish for the Lady Eagles girls’ track team was highlighted by Summers’ dash to first-place in the 100-meter race.

Lady Eagles top off 12-win season

May 19, 2011

   ALBION — The Columbia City Lady Eagle tennis team closed out the regular season portion of a successful 2011 season with a 4-1 win over the host Central Noble Lady Cougars on a blustery Tuesday night.  
   “It was a win, and hopefully a confidence booster for the girls heading into sectionals,” Eagle head coach Katie Myers said. “They found out some things that they need to work on tomorrow night to take into sectional play.”

IHSAA draws up baseball sectional brackets

May 19, 2011

   The Indiana high school baseball postseason was laid out for area teams Tuesday.
   As Whitley County’s three teams finish up the regular season, the sectional brackets were drawn up for May 25-30.
   Columbia City and Churubusco both took one step closer to a sectional championship after the pairings.
   Both Eagle squads earned first-round byes.

 

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