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December 13th

Lady Eagles swim to title

December 13, 2010

   SYRACUSE — The weekend wrapped up with Columbia City swimming having its best all-around week so far of 2010. After competition Saturday, one team came home with a trophy while both finished in the  top three.  
   The Lady Eagles were at the Wawasee Invitational with the likes of 10 other teams also competing.
Columbia City came away as the top team on the day winning the invitational by one point over the   hosting No. 17 state ranked Lady Warriors 289-288.

Wawasee split: ’Cats rally to win

December 13, 2010

   SYRACUSE — Wawasee’s student section chanted, “Over-rated,” throughout the first three quarters of play, until the fourth quarter rolled around, they were silenced.
   After trailing the entire game, Whitko’s Logan Irwin led his team to a comeback, leaving the Warriors stunned with their first loss of the season 80-75 Saturday night.
   The Wildcats (4-1) were down by 11 points going into the fourth quarter, but out  scored Wawasee (4-1) 31-15 in the final eight minutes to rally for the win.

Four NHC foes collide, Carroll sweeps day

December 13, 2010

   FORT WAYNE — There is no question the Northeast Hoosier Conference has been one of the best in Indiana high school wrestling for several years.
   Whether its Bellmont, Carroll or Columbia City, the NHC has always had state caliber wrestling.
   Youth and inexperience has some powerhouses rebuilding for the future while others are primed for more postseason glory.

Churubusco breaks into win column

December 13, 2010

   LIGONIER — The season started late for Churubusco boys’ basketball but the Eagles first win didn’t take long.
   On the road Saturday for the second game of its season, ’Busco wasted no time sealing up a 74-51 win by halftime over West Noble.
   After dropping a season opening loss to Columbia City Tuesday, the Eagles hit the road to open the North East Corner Conference schedule.

December 10th

No. 3 Knights rout City in foul plagued contest

December 11, 2010

   OSSIAN — The point totals weren’t the only statistic lighting up the scoreboard Friday night when Columbia City (5-3) girls’ basketball team took to the conference road at class 3A’s No. 3 Norwell Lady Knights.
   Blocking fouls, shooting fouls, over-the-back fouls, whatever it was sounding off.
   In the first half alone, the two Northeast Hoosier Conference rivals combined for 25 fouls and 35 free throw attempts.

Banged up Eagles silenced by Chargers 52-30

December 11, 2010

   CHURUBUSCO — Lacking two of their top scorers, the Churubusco Lady Eagles fell short to West Noble Friday night, losing 52-30.
   Leading scorer Haleigh Gross and senior Nichole Wormcastle had to watch their team from the bench, due to injuries.
   “We were a little short-handed tonight,” Churubusco head coach Jamie Perlich said.
   The Lady Eagles held the score close in the beginning of the game, with ’Busco only trailing by three points at the end of the first quarter.

Holiday games set for CC, Whitko

December 10, 2010

   While others are gaining rest and relaxation over the holidays, two local will be featured in tournament play.
   Columbia City plays host for two different tournaments. On Dec. 28, the boys’ basketball team will be part of a four-team shoot-out. The schedule includes: 10 a.m. — FW Blackhawk Christian vs Columbia City, noon — Prairie Heights vs Wapahani, 6 p.m. — Wapahani vs FW Blackhawk Christian, 8 p.m. — Columbia City vs Prairie Heights.

December 9th

Kreigers return, edge Whitko

December 9, 2010

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Former Columbia City coaches, Wayne and Scott Kreiger, traveled back to Whitley County Wednesday night with the Canterbury Lady Cavaliers (5-2) to take on the Whitko Lady Wildcats (3-5).
   Whitko fought to pull out a win over the Lady Cavaliers, who have won the Class A State Championship for the last three consecutive years.
   The Lady Wildcats fell short, losing to Canterbury 69-63.

December 8th

Seasoned Eagles spoil ’Busco season opener

December 8, 2010

   CHURUBUSCO — While Tuesday night was the fourth or fifth game of the season for most boys’ basketball teams including Columbia City (3-1), it was the first for Churubusco (0-1).
   After a deep postseason run in football, ’Busco got a late start holding its first game two weeks after Columbia City’s season opener.
   The seasoned Eagles showed the experience of three prior games capitalizing on 19 Churubusco turnovers and a 48 percent shooting night. City held off a scrappy ’Busco team 51-41.

’Cats jump Cougars early 79-43

December 8, 2010

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Fourteen first-quarter points by senior Max Elder was all Whitko (3-1) needed Tuesday night to pull away from Central Noble (1-3) at home.
   Along with junior Logan Irwin’s 18 points, the Wildcats basketball team put up 79 points on the Cougars winning 79-43.
   The first quarter was enough to seal a victory for Whitko. Scoring 27 points, the ’Cats held a 19-point lead after one quarter, 27-8.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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