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May 4th, 2011

City regroups after first loss

May 4, 2011

   DECATUR — Going into Tuesday’s track and field meet at Bellmont, the Columbia City Lady Eagles stood unblemished with three invitational titles to their credit.
   By the end of the night, and a close bout with Carroll, Columbia City found itself regrouping from its first loss of the season 68-65 to the Lady Chargers.

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’Busco hands mercy to Fremont

May 4, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — The Lady Eagles made quick work of Fremont, closing out the game in just five innings by the 10-run  mercy rule Tuesday 11-0.
   After taking the first-inning to warm up with only one run, the Churubusco scored nine runs in the second and third innings in the NECC match-up.

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Eagles see season best, fall to Carroll 168-179

May 4, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City boys’ golf team was able to get on a still soggy back nine at Eagle Glen golf course to take on Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll Tuesday night.
   Despite shooting their best score of the season so far, the Eagles dropped a 179-168 decision to the Chargers.

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’Cats hit target, beat rival Eagles

May 4, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — The rivalry night belonged Whitko softball Tuesday.
   Columbia City, hot off a 2-0 start in the Northeast Hoosier Conference, came to South Whitley where one big swing and eight strikeouts by Whitko starting pitcher Karissa Olinske topped the rival Eagles 9-3.

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Lady Eagles top DeKalb to stay perfect in NHC

May 4, 2011

   AUBURN — The Columbia City girls’ tennis team was on the road in the Northeast Hoosier Conference Tuesday, holding off DeKalb 4-1.

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Gloria Iden, 88

May 4, 2011

Gloria Glee Iden, 88, of Kimmell, died at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2011 at North Ridge Village in Albion.
She was born March 12, 1923 and she married Junior D. Iden who is deceased.
Surviving is one son, Terry A. Iden and three daughters, Becky G. Miller, Linda J. Barhydt and Trudy A. White.
No public visitation or services are planned.
Memorials are to the Gideon’s International or Broadway Christian Church.
The Yeager Funeral Home in Ligonier is assisting the family with arrangements. Online Condolences may be sent to the family at www.yeagerfuneralhome.com.

Linda Weatherholt, 60

May 4, 2011

Linda Lothamer Weatherholt, 60, a resident of Blue Lake near Churubusco and wife of Larry W. Weatherholt, passed away at 11:37 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2011 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
She was born Jan. 7, 1951 in Fort Wayne, a daughter of Richard L. and Lois E. (Hanauer) Lothamer.
Besides her husband and father, survivors include a daughter, Lisa Knight and a sister, Marge Dahms.
At the request of the family there will be no services or calling hours. Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco is in charge of the arrangements.

Col. City takes second to Chargers 90-57

May 4, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Eagle boys’ track squad found out why the Carroll Chargers are a team to be reckoned with in the Northeast Hoosier Conference in Tuesday night’s triangular meet that also included the Bellmont Braves.
   The Chargers won 13 of 16 events on their way to scoring 90 points, with the host Eagles second with 57 points. Bellmont took third with 19 points.

Donald Corbin, 52

May 4, 2011

Donald Scott Corbin, 52, of Wilmont, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011.
He was born March 20, 1959 to Donald Corbin and Peggy (Ondersma) McGlothlin in Kalamazoo, Mich.
He is survived by five children, Jessica, Halley, Ashley, Tonya Corbin and Izaiah Vandezande; his mother, Peggy McGlothlin; four siblings, Mark Hirschey, Heidi Harlan, Lyle McGlothlin and Lynda McGlothlin.

Fremont wins match-up of Eagles

May 4, 2011

Churubusco first baseman Michael Howk catches a pick-off throw during the Eagles home game against Fremont Tuesday. ’Busco fell to the visiting Eagles 9-5.

Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott

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