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November 22nd, 2010

Elkhart M. deals ’Cats lopsided loss

November 22, 2010

   ELKHART — It’s been a roller coaster start to the season for Whitko girls’ basketball just four games into schedule.
   Two wins under their belt, the Lady Wildcats have had tough competition follow up each win.
   After a home opening win, Whitko fell to Columbia City. Following a county victory over Churubusco last week, a long road trip to Elkhart Memorial finished with a lopsided loss to the Lady Chargers 79-33.

November 20th

SEMI-SHOCKED: ’Busco’s record 2010 season ends in semi-state loss

November 20, 2010

   LAFAYETTE —  Only four teams remained in Class A Indiana high school football heading into Friday night.
   For the second time in four seasons, Churubusco was one of those teams. Between the Eagles and their second state finals appearance in school history was the best Class A had to offer in defending champion Lafayette Central Catholic.

November 18th

Speed vs. speed in class A semistate

November 18, 2010

   It’s speed that has gotten both Churubusco (12-1) and No. 1 Lafayette Central Catholic (13-0) to be one of the last four teams remaining in class A high school football in Indiana.
   Friday night, the speed of two teams ranking in the top 10 all season will come together for a chance at a state finals appearance.

November 17th

Tough Snider squad hands CC first loss

November 17, 2010

   FORT WAYNE — Tuesday was a daunting task for the Columbia City (1-1) girls’ basketball team as the road part of their schedule started.
   Only days after opening the regular season with a win over Whitko, the Lady Eagles hit the road to Snider (3-0) where the Lady Panthers averaged 79 in their first two games of the season.

Semi-state tickets on sale for ’Busco fans

November 17, 2010

Churubusco assistant coach Paul Sade instructs Churubusco linemen Charlie Huelsenbeck (51) and Dustin Arvola (55) on the sidelines of the Eagles regional championship last week. ’Busco is gearing up for its biggest test of the season in Friday night’s semi-state championship at Lafayette Central Catholic. Presale tickets are on sale at the CHS offices for $7. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. Look for a preview of the semi-state match-up against the Knights in Thursday’s sports section of The Post & Mail Newspaper.

November 16th

’Busco standing up amongst the best

November 16, 2010

   Three seasons after appearing in the 2007 class A semistate championship and tying a school best 11-3 record, it’s hard to believe Churubusco football has actually had a better year in 2010.
   The small school of 423 students has seen a revival of its football program as of late. The Eagles are in the midst of their sixth consecutive winning season and second semistate appearance in four years Friday night when they travel to No. 1 Lafayette Central Catholic.

Culp approved as wrestling coach, Bechtold resigns

November 16, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The coach shuffle was in motion as area high school and middle school coaches were accepting and resigning from jobs at the Whitley County Consolidated Schools board meeting Monday night.
   The Columbia City wrestling program’s two-week search for a head coach ended with assistant coach Blain Culp getting the job.
   In the Oct. 18 board meeting, Culp was approved as an assistant coach for the Eagles. At the same time then head coach Jeff Slain turned in his resignation.

November 15th

800 plus turn out for second Veterans Marathon

November 15, 2010

2010 Full Marathon Results

Whitko stifles ’Busco, rebounds at home 67-48

November 15, 2010

   SOUTH WHITLEY ­— After a tough county loss to Columbia City Lady Eagles Friday night, the Whitko Lady Wildcats took out their frustration on the Churubusco Lady Eagles Saturday.
   “This group is working as hard, if not harder than any team we’ve had, we’ll never doubt their work ethic and effort and their desire to win,” Whitko head coach Rob Bell said.
   ’Busco put up a fight, but the Lady Wildcats came out on top with a 67-48 win.

November 13th

’Busco tames unbeaten

November 13, 2010

   CHURUBUSCO — “This is what you have to do in the big games,” Kyle Mathewson said.
   The words that said it all in Churubusco Friday night as the Eagles handed an undefeated Hagerstown team its first loss in the class A regional championship. The crown won ’Busco a match-up with the No. 1 team in class A football next week at Lafayette Central Catholic.
   Exactly what the Eagles did was repeat the steps of the 2007 when current Churubusco seniors, as freshmen also won a regional title.

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