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May 19th, 2014
Columbia Cityâ€™s boys golf team placed second in a competitive invitational Saturday, falling to Bishop Dwenger by five strokes.
The invite, hosted by Leo at Cedar Creek Golf Course, had 18 teams, including Homestead, which beat the Eagles earlier this season.
Columbia City came back to edge Homestead by two strokes Saturday. Bishop Dwengerâ€™s winning score was 310, followed by Columbia Cityâ€™s 315 and Homestead at 317.
Eagle Spencer Klimek was the overall medalist, scoring a 75. Max Dryer tied for 6th with a 77.
Columbia Cityâ€™s baseball team fell to East Noble Wednesday night with a close score of 6-5.
In the top of the first inning, an error on the Eaglesâ€™ part allowed the Knights to score a run and take the lead.
The second inning remained scoreless, as both teams kept the other from reaching home plate.
In the top of the third inning, two base hits from East Noble put players at first and second base. Then the Knights hit a home run, scoring three.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls tennis team was defeated Thursday night against its conference rival Carroll by a score of 5-0.
Columbia Cityâ€™s undefeated No. 1 doubles team, Sydney Ford and Macie Hinen suffered its first loss of the season with by a score of 6-0, 6-0.
Cassie Bosselman and Bayley Smith, playing at No. 2 doubles, were also defeated by in a closer match, by a score of 6-2, 7-5.
The Lady Eagles playing singles also struggled against the strong Carroll squad.
Whitkoâ€™s boys golf team fell in a Three Rivers Conference dual against Tippecanoe Valley Tuesday night.
The Wildcats dropped the match to their conference rivals, 168-183.
Leading Whitko was Danny Zawlocki with 41 strokes.
Two Wildcat linksters posted 47s, Matt Hathaway and Will Peters.
Whitkoâ€™s bottom two golfers, Cole Bechtold and Tim Gensch, each scored 48s.
Tippecanoe Valley posted scores of 38, 41, 44, 45 and 46.
Whitkoâ€™s baseball team suffered a difficult loss to Three Rivers Conference foe Northfield Tuesday night, 11-2.
The Norsemen are 3-1 in the TRC and Whitko drops to 2-2.
Northfield took the lead early on, scoring four unanswered runs in the second inning.
Whitko scored one of its two runs in the top of the third, but the run was negated by another Northfield run in the bottom of the third frame.
After a scoreless fourth inning, Northfield tacked on another run in the bottom of the fifth to make the score 6-1.
The accolades continue for Whitley County pro golfer Bill Schumaker.
Schumaker, PGA pro and owner at Crooked Lake Golf Course, earned his 16th Indiana Player of the Year title recently, and qualified to play in the 2014 Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores Golf Course in Benton Harbor, Mich. Schumaker is the only pro from Indiana who earned a slot in the national competition, which runs from May 22 to 25 and includes the likes of Tom Watson and Fred Couples.