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October 11th, 2013

LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS

October 11, 2013

Wildcats drop sectional semifinal against Cadets

FORT WAYNE — Whitko’s boys soccer team lost in a sectional semifinal to Fort Wayne Concordia Thursday.

The Cadets beat the Wildcats 9-0 in a Class 1A game played at Fort Wayne Bishop Luers.

Concordia had five goals in the first half and four in the second. Joshua Hillery of Concordia had three goals in the contest.

Fairfield downs Churubusco

GOSHEN — Churubusco’s volleyball team lost to NECC-rival Fairfield Thursday.

The Lady Falcons swept the Lady Eagles, 25-9, 25-15 and 25-17.

IN COURT: Man accused of stealing from parents

October 11, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City man pleaded not guilty to burglary and theft charges Monday.

Stephen “Nathan” Lawrence, 23, was arrested Oct. 2 for those charges, as well as counts of residential entry and criminal mischief.

According to police, Lawrence allegedly broke into his parents’ home and stole items from their residence.

Lawrence will have his next pretrial conference in Whitley County Circuit Court Nov. 4 at 9 a.m.

Lady Eagles fall to Bellmont

October 11, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — The measure of the heart of a team is not how badly it beats a lesser team, but how hard it plays against the very best of teams.

The Columbia City Lady Eagles showed that heart on senior night against the number three-ranked Bellmont Squaws Thursday night.

Though the Eagles fell in three games, 25-21, 25-20, 25-20, they played hard and pushed the visitors in each game.

'INADEQUATE FACILITIES': District discusses aquatics options

October 11, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — With 2014 being the final year for Burnworth Memorial Pool, which city officials opted to close due to financial strains, the community is working together to discuss the future of aquatics — both recreational and competitive.

An Aquatics Task Force has been formed to assess options, and Whitley County Consolidated Schools addressed its needs at Monday’s Board of Trustees meeting.

Tim Bloom is part of the Aquatics Task Force speaking for the school board and the district’s swim teams.

October 10th

Rongos earns sectional victory

October 10, 2013

CULVER — Columbia City’s Niko Rongos got his postseason journey off on the right foot with an individual sectional win Tuesday.

Competing at the team regional event in Culver, Rongos defeated his first opponent, Brandon Bate of Peru.

Lady ’Cats drop TRC match

October 10, 2013

AKRON — Whitko’s volleyball squad dropped a three-game match Wednesday night at Tippecanoe Valley.

After falling 25-10 in the first game, the Lady Wildcats played more competitive in the final two games, losing 25-18 in each.

PREVIEW: Whitko could clinch TRC title

October 10, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s football team is the only Three Rivers Conference school with a perfect record in league play.

With two weeks remaining in the season, the Wildcats (5-2, 5-0) have a chance to wrap up a conference championship a whole week early.

Whitko plays Rochester this Friday at home at 7 p.m. The Zebras (5-2, 4-1) suffered their first TRC loss of the year last week against Tippecanoe Valley.

Tippy Valley hosts North Miami. If Whitko and North Miami both win this Friday, the Wildcats will clinch the conference a week early.

Sam Dailey recovering from head injury

October 10, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY (AP) — A northeastern Indiana high school football player who suffered serious head injuries during a game in August is still facing months of therapy.

An aunt of Columbia City senior running back and linebacker Sam Dailey says he’s walking fine and his headaches have lessened.

But Jessica Laux tells area media that her nephew still has short-term memory troubles, even after weeks of therapy.

Whitley on the Move joins Indiana’s Main Street program

October 10, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann announced that Whitley on the Move is joining the Indiana Main Street (IMS) Program.

The IMS program encourages economic development, redevelopment and improvement to the downtown areas of Indiana’s cities and towns.

“I’m pleased to welcome South Whitley to the Indiana Main Street Program,” said Lt. Governor Ellspermann.

“By revitalizing our downtown areas, we are restoring the heart of our communities, which is crucial for our state's economy.”

Kenneth Trout, 81

October 10, 2013

Kenneth James Trout, 81, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at his home.
He was born May 18, 1932, in Scottsbluff, Neb., a son of the late Clifford J. and Evelyn E. (Howell) Trout.
His formative years were spent in west Nebraska. The family then moved to Phoenix, Ariz., where he graduated from high school. He received a Bachelor’s of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arizona and a Masters in Business Administration from Indiana University.
He served in the U.S. Air Force until 1956.

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