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April 24th, 2015
HUNTINGTON â€” Using sweeps of the pole vault and the discus, and overall depth in the sprints, host Huntington North was able to pull away from Columbia City in a Thursday night girlsâ€™ track meet.
The Lady Eagles picked up wins in six events, including a sweep in the long jump, but it wasnâ€™t enough to offset the depth of the Lady Vikings.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team gave up six runs in the top of the seventh inning, letting a Three Rivers Conference game with the Southwood Knights slip away 10-7 on a cold Wednesday evening.
The host Wildcats got on the board first with a single run in the bottom of the second inning.
Southwood tied the game in the top of the third with a single run.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s baseball team battled gale-force winds Tuesday. They dodged sn-ow flurries at game-time Wednesday.
In the end, seven Eagle errors, and 13 walks helped the visiting Concordia Cadets to hang a 14-4 defeat on the host Eagles.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team dropped an 11-0 contest to Peru Tuesday night.
The Wildcats used four pitchers in the loss, and managed one hit on the night.
Closing pitcher Hunter Sroufe had the lone hit.
He pitched fourth and final inning for the Wildcat defense, tallying two strikeouts.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Played in 30 mile-per-hour winds that made playing fly balls an adventure, Columbia Cityâ€™s Eagle baseball team pulled out a 14-9 win over the visiting Leo.
In cold, windy conditions, the Eagles took advantage of a strong wind blowing out to right field and enough defense to outlast the Lions in a contest that was never short on offense.
OSSIAN â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girlsâ€™ track team made the long trip to Norwell for a triangular meet with the Knights and the DeKalb Lady Barons.
The Lady Eagles came out on top, scoring 51 points. DeKalb was second with 50, and the host Lady Knights were third with 44 points in very windy, cold conditions.
CHURUBUSCO Ââ€” Seasonably cool temperatures and gusting winds did not stop Churubuscoâ€™s boys golf team from competing against Lakeland and West Noble high schools Tuesday at Eel River Golf Course.
The Eagles took first with a combined score of 168, followed by Lakeland with 181 and then West Noble, 191.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” So far in the 2015 golf season, Columbia Cityâ€™s Eagle golf team has been able to rely on grouping several scores in the 38- to 40-stroke range.
On a windy, cold Tuesday evening the Eagles needed a second low in their Northeast Hoosier Conference showdown match against the Homestead Spartans. The Eagles failed to get that second low score and fell to the Spartans by a narrow margin, 171-174, in a match played at Eagle Glen.
April is a busy month of prep sports in Whitley County. Pictured, Heath Atkins lands an attempt in the long jump where he finished fifth at the North Side Relays Saturday.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls softball team is on a roll, winning its last two games by the 10-run rule. The Lady Eagles topped Warsaw Saturday. Pictured, Columbia Cityâ€™s Samantha Winebrenner beats out an infield hit in the third inning of the Eaglesâ€™ 11-1 win over Warsaw.