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January 28th, 2013

IHSAA announces sectional pairings

January 28, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — The Indiana High School Athletic Association held its girls basketball sectional draw Sunday night. Sectionals will be held Feb. 4-9.

Columbia City drew Carroll in the opening round of the Class 4A sectional.

The Lady Eagles are currently 7-14, and Carroll has a 9-10 record.
In their regular season match up, the Lady Chargers topped Columbia City in a close 59-52 Northeast Hoosier Conference game.

20 grapplers advance to regional

January 28, 2013

FORT WAYNE — Wrestlers from Churubusco, Columbia City and Whitko started the IHSAA Individual State Tournament trail at Saturday’s Carroll Sectional Tournament.

Whitley County’s schools fared well, with 20 wrestlers advancing to next Saturday’s regional competition.

Churubusco led the county schools with a second-place team finish, while advancing eight wrestlers, with three of those capturing three individual weight-class titles.

Columbia City and Whitko both advanced six wrestlers to regionals.

’Busco falls to C. Noble

January 28, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s girls basketball team lost to the Central Noble Lady Cougars earlier in January in the Northeast Corner Conference tournament. The Lady Eagles lost that game at home, 39-36.

‘Busco had a second chance at the 2-16 Lady Cougars Saturday, on the Lady Eagles’ senior night.

’Busco trailed by one with 20 seconds in the ball game, but were unable to connect with the basket in the time remaining, and lost 34-30.

Lady Eagles win on senior night

January 28, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City seniors Megan Deutsch and Hannah Schnorr finished their final basketball game at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium Saturday in prime fashion.

The Lady Eagles seniors combined for 19 points to win the Northeast Hoosier Conference match-up over New Haven, 64-37.

The game didn’t start the way it finished. New Haven jumped out to a 7-2 lead in the first two minutes of the game.

Whitko girls drop TRC game to Wabash

January 28, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s girls basketball team was one week removed from a big conference win, but failed to make it two in a row by falling to Wabash Saturday.

The Lady Wildcats lost to the Lady Apaches by a final score of 47-35. The defeat drops Whitko to 6-13 for the year. Wabash is now 13-6. The Lady Wildcats wrap up the Three Rivers Conference slate with a mark of 2-5 for the campaign. The Lady Apaches ended with a record of 6-1 in the loop.

TODAY IN SPORTS

January 28, 2013

These are the sports stories in Monday's issue:

IHSAA announces sectional pairings

20 grapplers advance to regional

'Busco falls to Central Noble

Lady Eagles win on senior night

Whitko girls drop TRC game to Wabash

January 25th

Beachem, Bulldogs hand Eagles third loss

January 26, 2013

NEW HAVEN — Columbia City’s boys basketball team lost its third game Friday night, falling to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe New Haven, 69-54.

The Bulldogs (9-4) jumped out to an 8-4 lead in the opening three minutes, as the Eagles struggled offensively throughout the game.
Columbia City shot 34 percent from the field in the first half and 41 percent on the game.

Eagle Drew Benedict connected with two 3-pointers, three free throws and a field goal to lead Columbia City with 11 of its 15 first-quarter points.

Benedict finished the game as the Eagles’ top scorer with 20 points.

Harber commits to Manchester

January 25, 2013

Columbia City runner Tiffany Harber committed to Manchester College recently. Harber is a track and cross country runner for the Lady Eagles. She is pictured with Columbia City head cross country and girls track coach Bob Fahl (left) and assistant coach Tim Hearld.

TODAY IN SPORTS

January 25, 2013

Here are the sports headlines in Friday's issue:

Harber commits to Manchester

Luck eager to make 1st Pro Bowl appearance

Voice of Te'o prankster? Couric plays voicemails

No. 2 Michigan defeats Purdue

At Pro Bowl, Peterson doesn't plan to let up

January 24th

HOOPSTER ADVANCES: Lickey takes second at district

January 24, 2013

A local girl is moving on to the Indiana State Elks Hoop Shoot contest after placing second at district Saturday. Brooke Lickey (third from right) is the lone local hoopster to advance to state. Pictured, from left, Keaton Wilson, Peru Lodge; Brayden Bontrager, Kendallville Lodge; Branson Rheinhard, Bluffton Lodge; Brooke Lickey, Columbia City Lodge; Beth Stroop, Kendallville Lodge; Kelcie Thomson, Wabash Lodge.

 

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