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May 2nd, 2011

Whitko splits day at T. Valley tournament

May 2, 2011

Whitko second baseman Lynsi Hicks turns to first for a double play attempt during the second of two games played by the Lady Wildcats Saturday at the Tippecanoe Valley softball tournament. Whitko gave up three runs in the first inning and fell to Tippecanoe Valley 6-4 in the opener. The Lady Wildcats rallied in the consolation game beating Northwestern 6-1.

Post & Mail photo Mark Parker
 

April 29th

City, Whitko turn courts pink

April 29, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — One couldn’t blame the Friday night traffic passing by the DeVol Field tennis courts from slowing down and staring.
   The courts were awash with pink as Columbia City and Whitko donned pink shirts as part of the ‘Love Pink’ fundraiser for the Whitley County Cancer Cares fund.
   The Lady Eagles raised their record to 6-1 with a 5-0 win over the visiting Lady Wildcats.

’Busco repeats at Central Noble Invitational

April 29, 2011

   ALBION — Churubusco boys’ track and field has come to like the track at Central Noble High School.
Friday night was the another example.
   The Eagles blew out the field for a third consecutive season at the Central Noble Invitational.
   Garrett was the closest competitor back 46.5 points to the Eagles.

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City opens NHC play with 5-0 win

April 29, 2011

   DECATUR — The Columbia City softball team opened its Northeast Hoosier Conference schedule on the road Friday night and came away with a 5-0 win against the Bellmont Lady Squaws.
   The Lady Eagles scored five runs but were led on the mound by junior Cassie Vodde who struck out 15 batters and allowed four hits. Vodde also added two hits at the plate.

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Whitko takes care of ‘Buszness’

April 29, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — There was no mistake about it Thursday’s Whitley County track and field meet.
   It’s a rivalry.
   “To be honest this is a bit of a rival,” Whitko head coach Ron Cherry. “I think our kids took a lot of pride in winning tonight.”
   While Columbia City girls’ track enjoyed a win for the visitors, the Wildcats doubled up the Eagles squad 88-44.

CC girls jump rival Wildcats

April 29, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Thursday’s dreary weather couldn’t stop a rivalry where both parties got to experience a victory.
   When a late afternoon shower canceled some events, the track and field doubleheader at South Whitley carried on with Whitko playing host to the girls and boys track teams from Columbia City.
   Whitko got its victory for the night on the boys side of the meet but the Columbia City Lady Eagles evened the score handing the Lady Wildcats a 97-35 loss to remain undefeated on the season.

Finally getting to play: City takes one at home

April 29, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Anyone could tell the weather was a bit windy. There were whitecaps in the outfield.
   Even two straight weeks of rainy cold weather, leaky Thursday skies and standing water were not enough to keep the Columbia City Lady Eagles off the diamond at Morsches Park.
   Playing for the first time since April 13, the Columbia City Lady Eagles jumped out to an early lead and then held on against a late Manchester rally to take a 7-3 win.

April 28th

Lipscomb lands Menzie

April 28, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — For four years Columbia City High School was fortunate enough to have Renee Menzie.
   But all good things must come to an end.
   Wednesday, while she attempts to finish out her career with a third team sectional title in track, Menzie signed her national letter of intent to run at Division I Lipscomb University (Nashville, TN).

’Busco rains in on NECC

April 28, 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.

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