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February 5th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City Eagles freshman boys basketball team was handed their second loss of the season when they played the New Haven Bulldogs Friday night.
It seems the ball just wouldnâ€™t go in the basket for the Eagles.
At the end of the first half, the Bulldogs were ahead 17-12, but the Eagles couldnâ€™t catch up by the end of the game with the score ending in 39-20 in favor of the Bulldogs.
The loss makes their record 10-2.
ANGOLA â€” Churubuscoâ€™s basketball squads both lost in a doubleheader at Angola Monday.
The boys lost 64-52, and the girls team was defeated 55-38, in a doubleheader that was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was moved up to Monday due to concerns over potential adverse weather.
In the boys game, the Eagles fell behind by 10 points after one quarter, 17-7. Churubusco closed the gap by six in the second to make the halftime margin 25-21 in favor of the host Hornets.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City's boys basketball team fell in a competitive Northeast Hoosier Conference game Friday, 48-35.
The Eagles were led in scoring by Brachen Hazen with 16 points.
See Monday's edition of The Post & Mail for coverage of the game.
WATERLOO â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys basketball C-Team won a holiday tournament Dec. 30.
The Eagles defeated DeKalb in the opener, 44-24, and defeated Homestead in the finals, 39-36.
Against DeKalb, Rob Wood led the Eagles in scoring with 15 points. Brock Snouffer had 13, Noah Wigent 10, Brendon Slagal scored three, David Osborn had two and Jordan Bechtold had one point.
Columbia Cityâ€™s wrestling team took home second place last week at the Goshen Invite. Above, the four Eagle seniors, with the second-place trophy.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team is hosting its senior night contest Tuesday night in its game against Northrop. Pictured are the Lady Eaglesâ€™ seniors, Emily Whiteleather (right) and Alyssa Hansen.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Thursday night the Columbia City Eagle wrestlers played host to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe,East Noble.
In a match rescheduled due to weather, the Eagles squared off against a veteran East Noble squad that boasted four state qualifiers.
The Eagles dropped eight of the first nine matches, but finished strong with five straight wins. Despite the rally, the Eagles fell by a 39-28 score.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys basketball team lost to neighboring Huntington North Thursday.
The Eagles traveled across the southern border of Whitley County and fell in a road contest, 48-39, to the host Vikings.
With the loss, Columbia City falls to 6-7 on the season. Huntington North is 8-6 overall.
There were three lead changes in the game, but Huntington North was in control by the end of the first quarter at 14-9.
SOUTH WHITLEYâ€” A crucial Three Rivers Conference game is ahead for the Whitko boys and girls basketball teams.
For the boys, they will be searching for their first conference win. The Lady Wildcats will be looking to keep the drive alive for their first TRC title in six years.
The Lady Wildcats are 9-5 and 3-1 in the conference this season. They tip with Southwood at home Saturday at 7:45 p.m.
Last Saturday, the Whitko girls gave Rochester its first TRC loss of the year.
Now they will try to keep the momentum going against the 8-4 Lady Knights (1-2 in the TRC).
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s girls basketball team lost a consolation game Thursday in the Northeast Corner Conference Tournament.
The Lady Eagles dropped a contest to visiting Westview by a final margin of 70-46.
Churubusco was led in scoring by Jazlyn Needler, who had 16 points. Montana Martin added 12 after hitting her career high of 23 Wednesday.
Westview raced out to a 19-12 lead after one period, and added 19 more in the second to make the margin 38-19 at halftime.
After an even third quarter at 12 points each, Westview edged the Lady Eagles 20-15 in the fourth quarter.