Skip to main content

Syndicate contentLocal Sports

Athlete of the Week

May 7, 2014

Columbia City softball player Allie Vodde had a great performance against Northrop Friday, hitting a grand-slam home run. Vodde is batting .553 with seven home runs and 26 RBIs. “We are having a rough season but her attitude and performance are stellar,” said Head Coach Steve Cox. “She is an exceptional softball player.”

Honorable Mentions:

Whitko baseball team — The Wildcats won three games in three days, including a 10-run blow out over Southern Wells Saturday.

Col. City baseball earns first NHC win

May 7, 2014

Columbia City’s baseball team beat the DeKalb Barons, 11-1, Tuesday evening at home to pick up its first Northeast Hoosier Conference victory.

The Eagles got on the board early, thanks to leadoff hitter Travis Herbst’s double to start the game.

He later scored on a passed-ball which gave the Eagles the lead, 1-0.
Herbst added a single and a walk later in the game, raising his average to .356 in the leadoff spot.

Lady Eagles tennis downs DeKalb

May 7, 2014

Columbia City’s girls tennis team picked up a strong Northeast Hoosier Conference win Tuesday night, topping DeKalb 4-1.

The Lady Eagles picked up wins in nearly every match, only falling to DeKalb’s strong No. 1 singles player, Kelsey Helmkamp.

Columbia City’s Rachel Flauding fell 6-0, 6-2 to Helmkamp.
Aubrey Wright played a long contest in No. 2 singles.

’Busco JV tops Whitko

May 6, 2014

Churubusco’s junior varsity softball team beat county-rival Whitko in an exciting game Friday night.

The Lady Eagles took an 8-7 victory on their home field.
Whitko’s Tressa Keim hit a bases-clearing triple to give the Lady Wildcats the lead, but Churubusco wsan’t ready to give up yet.

The Lady Eagles battled back to earn the win. Whitko’s Avery Snavely pitched five innings for the Lady Wildcats, and Tori Silveus came in for the final two frames as Snavely’s relief.

Churubusco’s statistics were not available at presstime.

Eagle golf suffers losses

May 6, 2014

Saturday’s Wawasee Invitational, Columbia City’s boys golf team suffered a two-stroke loss to Carroll Monday night, 153-155.

The Eagles placed sixth in the Wawasee Invite behind Northwood, Culver Military, Northridge, Wawasee, Homestead and Plymouth, with a score of 343 on 18 holes.

The Eagles were led by Tyler Green and Spencer Klimek who both finished the day with 81 strokes.

Cameron Slavich scored an 88, followed by Trent Murphy with a 93 and Matt Benedict with a 98.

Churubusco softball falls to Garrett

May 6, 2014

The Churubusco Lady Eagle softball team was defeated by Garrett Monday, 14-7.

After Garrett in the top of the first inning, ’Busco held the Lady Railroaders until the third inning.

Garrett hit a home run in the top of the third, scoring two runs, but the bottom of the third proved to be rewarding for the Eagles.

Taylor Ewing had a base hit, then Elaine Horn bunted and reached base safely, allowing Ewing to advance to second base.

Col. City tennis downs Norwell

May 6, 2014

Columbia City’s girls tennis team topped Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Norwell Monday night in a close, 3-2, competition.

The Lady Eagles picked up wins in No. 2 singles and both doubles matches.
In No. 2 singles, Aubrey Wright battled through a long match.
After winning 6-4 in the first set, Wright fell 6-4 in the second. In the long, 7-6 (9-7) final set, Wright came out on top for the win.

Wildcats earn trio of victories

May 6, 2014

After a pair of wins in a double-header against Southern Wells Saturday, Whitko’s baseball team took the field again Monday night to beat Tippecanoe Valley, 2-0.

The Wildcats came out on top of the low-scoring competition with runs in the second and sixth innings.

In the second frame, Austin Sturgess scored off a single by Avery Robbins.
Robbins finished the game batting 2-for-3 with an RBI.
In the sixth frame, Garrett Smiley batted in teammate Ethan Nicodemus.

Col. City splits doubleheader at home

May 6, 2014

Columbia City’s baseball team split its doubleheader at home against Northfield Saturday, falling 6-1 and winning 8-5.

The Eagles fell to the Norsemen 6-1 in the first game of the double header. Columbia City struggled offensively against Norsemen pitcher Shane Vigar.

He had the Eagles guessing all day, with his ability to throw a curveball for a strike anytime in the count. Vigar struck out five Eagle batters while giving up one run on just three hits.

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes