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March 4th, 2015

EAGLES ADVANCE: Col. City too much for Indians in sectional opener

March 4, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — For the Columbia City boys’ basketball team this year, the recipe for success has been pretty simple — establish the inside game and every thing else will follow.

In Tuesday night’s opening game of IHSAA Columbia City Sectional 23, the homestanding Eagles did just that, exploiting a height advantage on both ends of the floor to down the Mississinewa Indians, 70-45.

College hoops roundup

March 4, 2015

College Basketball Round Up

March 3rd

'BUSCO jumper

March 3, 2015

While many squads are jumping into sectional play tonight, Churubusco’s boys basketball team has a break after drawing the bye, automatically advancing to the Woodlan Sectional’s semi-final. The Eagles will face the winner of Woodlan and Adams Central in the 6 p.m. game Friday. Above, senior Beau Barkley takes a shot in the paint.

AGAIN: Canterbury headed to state

March 3, 2015

Fort Wayne Canterbury School’s Darby Maggard (right) and Coach Wayne Kreiger, both of Whitley County, are headed to the Indiana High School Girls Basketball State Finals this weekend after winning the Warsaw Semi-State Saturday. This is Maggard’s fourth trip to the state finals as a Lady Cavalier.

March 2nd

SECTIONALS START TOMORROW

March 2, 2015

Indiana high school boys basketball sectionals begin Tuesday night. Columbia City is hosting its own sectional, facing Mississinewa at 6 p.m., and Whitko travels to West Noble to take on Wawasee at 6 p.m. Churubusco drew the bye and will play the winner of Adams Central and Woodlan in the semi-finals Friday night at Woodlan. Above, Mason Coverstone shoots a 3-pointer at Concordia Friday night in the Eagles’ final regular-season game.

LETTER OF INTENT: Col. City’s Hinen signs with Bethel

March 2, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School senior Macie Hinen signed a letter of intent to attend Bethel College in Mishawaka, where she will play basketball.

Hinen was a 1st-Team All-Northeast Hoosier Conference selection this year and was named the 21 Alive Player of the Week in December after hitting the winning basket in Columbia City’s 58-57 win over Carroll.

February 27th

EAGLES FALL: CC drops final tune-up before sectional

February 28, 2015

FORT WAYNE — The Columbia City Eagles’ boys’ basketball team wrapped up the regular season portion of its schedule, traveling to Concordia Lutheran for a contest with the Cadets that they hoped would establish some momentum heading into next week’s sectional action, but inconsistent play on both ends of the court cost the Eagles as they fell to the Cadets 52-46 Friday night.

“In the end, all you can say is they got it done, and we didn’t,” said Eagle Head Coach Chris Benedict.

SWIMMING: Butterfly power stroke

February 27, 2015

Caden Ferguson swims the butterfly for Indian Springs Middle School’s boys swim team at South Side High School’s natatorium. Ferguson and the squad have competed in several events recently. Results were not available at press time but will be published in upcoming editions of The Post & Mail.

February 26th

OUTSTANDING ATHLETES: Monk sisters garner track awards

February 26, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — In the same week that her sister, Heather, took home Saint Joseph’s College “Athlete of the Week,” 2014 Churubusco High School graduate Katie Monk was named Great Lakes Valley Conference “Field Athlete of the Week.”

Katie, a freshman at the University of Indianapolis, received the conference honor for her efforts in the shot put. Katie threw a season and career best 45-feet, 1/2-inch toss, taking fourth at the Hillsdale Wide Track Classic. The mark is currently best among the Great Lakes Valley Conference athletes and ranks among the top 25 on the NCAA qualifying list.

LETTER OF INTENT: Peters signs with community college

February 26, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School senior Devin Peters signed a letter of intent to attend and play baseball for Kankakee Community College in Illinois.

Peters put up a .372 batting average in 2014 while playing in 29 games for the Eagles. Peters had an on-base percentage .426 and a slugging percentage of .442 with 15 runs batted in.

OSSIAN — Columbia City’s softball team lost in the first round of sectional play Monday against the...
LAGRANGE — Whitko softball took the first step on the road to an IHSAA sectional softball title...
FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s baseball team traveled to Fort Wayne Saturday for a doubleheader...

 

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