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May 20th, 2015
PLYMOUTH â€” Indian Springs Middle Schoolâ€™s seventh-grade boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ track teams traveled to Plymouth for the Northeastern Lakes Middle School Conference track meet Saturday.
Indian Springs was led by the girlsâ€™ seventh grade team, who tied for first place in the team scoring. Indian Springs placed fourth in the seventh-grade boysâ€™ competition.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team celebrated Senior Night with an 18-1 blowout of the Wayne Lady Generals Tuesday evening.
Columbia City pounded out 14 hits in routing the over-matched visitors. In a game that could have been much worse, the Lady Eagles put up 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning.
WOODBURN Ââ€” Churubuscoâ€™s baseball team ran its record to 14-6 with a 7-4 win over Woodlan in a game played on the Warriorsâ€™ field Monday evening.
Churubusco jumped out to a lead, pushing across three runs in the top of the first inning.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” There have been times this season when the Whitko Lady Wildcats softball team has let up on opponents after a big lead.
Monday was not one of those games. The Lady â€™Cats kept their foot on the gas the entire game and the offense powered Whitko to an 11-1 win over Three Rivers Conference opponent Southwood.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” A late surge from West Noble came up short and Whitkoâ€™s baseball team earned its 17th win of the season Monday, 5-3.
Tanner Gaff hit a solo shot over the fence in the first to start the game.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” In a game shortened to five innings, Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team used the long ball to down visiting Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Norwell 13-6 Monday evening.
Every time the visiting Lady Knights scored, the Lady Eagles responded with offensive output of their own.
ZIONSVILLE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s golf team placed third in the prestigious Dave Sollman Invitational at Zionsville, downing ranked teams in the process.
The Eagles, ranked No. 15 in the latest coachesâ€™ poll shot a 312, behind only No. 3-ranked Westfieldâ€™s 297, and No. 1-ranked Center Grove which shot a 302. The Eagles placed ahead of No. 2-Ranked Carmelâ€™s 318 and No. 6-ranked Zionsville in the 17-team tournament.
ANGOLA â€” Churubuscoâ€™s boys track team traveled to Angola and came home with the Northeast Corner Conference crown.
The boys blew away their opponents, scoring 28.5 more points than the second-best team, Fairfield, to take the win.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Friday night was one of the most competitive games played between Whitkoâ€™s and Columbia Cityâ€™s baseball teams.
The Eagles led the entire game only to see the Wildcats score in the bottom of the seventh inning to earn a 9-8 victory.
Columbia City scored three runs in the top of the seventh to earn what seemed like a safe 8-5 lead.
Whitko took advantage of a throwing error by the Eagles to score Zach Snep and Tanner Gaff.
Drew Bradford followed that with a single to bring in Hunter Sroufe.
Drew Oâ€™Dell, Columbia City senior, signed a letter of intent to play football for the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio.
Oâ€™Dell will study sports business at Mount Union. Pictured, from front left: Ross Oâ€™Dell, father; Drew Oâ€™Dell; and Lisa Oâ€™Dell, mother. Back: Columbia City Head Football Coach Brett Fox.