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CC SENIOR NIGHT: Col. City controls Northridge, 60-44

February 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s seniors combined for 25 points in the Eagles’ win over Northridge for Saturday’s Senior Night.

A 19-point third quarter lifted the Eagles to a 60-44 win on their last regular-season home game.

RECORD-BREAKING WIN: ’Busco breaks record with win over Whitko

February 23, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — After suffering only the third loss of the season against Fairfield Friday night, the Churubusco (20-3) boys basketball team, feeling vengeful about the loss the night before, was ready to get back on a winning streak.

The Eagles missed out on setting the single-season school record for wins Friday night, but were determined to set it on Saturday night, as they played host to county rival the Whitko Wildcats (6-15), coming away with a 84-52 victory.

END OF THE ROAD: Grapplers finish season at state finals

February 21, 2015

Three Columbia City wrestlers ended their seasons at the state finals Friday night in Indianapolis.

CLIPPPED: ’Busco Eagles clipped by Falcons, 76-69

February 20, 2015

FAIRFIELD — For Churubusco’s boys basketball team, winning the NECC Conference tournament was nice. It was a first for the program.

Winning the outright conference championship would’ve been even better for ’Busco, which was 19-2 and 9-0 in the NECC going into Friday night’s game at Fairfield. The Falcons, with a record of 8-1 in conference after the Falcons lost to Angola Tuesday night, topped Churubusco 76-69 to tie for first in the NECC.

TAKING FIRST: ISMS girls swim ahead at Norwell Inv.

February 20, 2015

OSSIAN — The Indian Springs Middle School swim teams made the trip to last week’s Norwell Middle School Invitational well worth their while, as the girls’ squad came home with a first-place team finish and the boys’ team took second.

The girls got a first-place individual finish from Lauren Liston in the 400-yard freestyle race. Liston added a second-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle race.

NAMED ALL-NHC: Columbia City starters

February 20, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Capping the first 20-win season in over 15 years, the Columbia City Lady Eagles were rewarded with five spots on the final All-Northeast Hoosier Conference teams.

The NHC disbands at the end of this year, with Columbia City joining five other conference schools, Leo and Huntington North to form the Northeast 8 Conference.

Homestead, Columbia City and Norwell each placed five players on the list, with East Noble earning four selections, Carroll three, DeKalb two, and New Haven and Bellmont each getting a single selection.


February 20, 2015

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HEADED TO STATE: CCHS Bowlers are off to the finals

February 20, 2015

SOUTH BEND — The Columbia City High School boys bowling team rolled its way to a fifth-place finish at the Chippewa Bowl South Bend Semi-State, qualifying the Eagles for a trip to Saturday’s State Finals competition at Cooper’s Sport Bowl in Anderson.

The Eagle boys rolled a combined total of 2,287 to take fifth place behind Lake Central’s 3,175, Angola’s 3,067, Highland’s 3,064 and Eastside’s 2,924. The Eagles and sixth-place Rochester tied with identical 2,287 scores with both teams advancing to the State Finals competition.

LETTER OF INTENT: DeWitt signs with IPFW soccer

February 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School senior Drake DeWitt signed a letter of intent Tuesday to play soccer for the Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne Mastodons.

DeWitt, a four-year starter for the Eagles, scored 20 goals his senior year and notched 36 scores during his four years as a starter for the Eagle varsity team.

DeWitt also recorded 14 career assists for the Eagles, including five during his senior season.

GARRETT DERAILED: Eagles improve to 19-2 and 9-0 in NECC

February 19, 2015

GARRETT — The IHSAA Class 2A 7th-ranked Churubusco boys basketball team traveled to Garrett to take on the Railroaders Tuesday night, pulling out a 65-60 win.

From the start of the game, the entire crowd knew it was going to see a show between two of the top players in the NECC — Churubusco senior Paul Forman and Garrett senior Justin McCoy.

Neither player disappointed in the first half. Forman led ’Busco with 15 points in the first half but picked up his second foul early in the second quarter and didn’t see action again for the rest of the first half.

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