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Fourth-quarter spark keeps ’Cats season alive

October 22, 2011

FORT WAYNE — Intensity. The key factor that nearly ended Whitko’s season Friday night in the first three quarters against Concordia.
The fourth quarter was a different story. A 34-yard field goal kick by Jake Nissley and an inspired defense led the Wildcats to a 18-15 win in the first round of sectionals.

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Churubusco blanks Woodlan, 38-0

October 22, 2011

WOODBURN – Churubusco, Northeast Corner Conference Champions in football, advanced in its opening round of sectional’s Friday, traveling to Woodburn and defeating the Warriors, 38-0.
The game was precisely as lop-sided as it sounds.

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Columbia City falls to Dwenger, again

October 22, 2011

When people look in the record books it will just show that for the sixth year in a row, the Columbia City Eagle football team’s season ended at the hands of Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger 27-10.
What it won’t show is that this was a game that was in doubt late into the fourth quarter.

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Lady ’Cats’ handed season-ending loss

October 21, 2011

NORWELL – Whitko volleyball’s season ended Thursday night as it lost its opening sectional match in three straight games to Eastbrook, 25-8, 25-13, 25-16.
Eastbrook’s Lauren Heeter took advantage of the Lady Wildcats slow start, going on a five-point serving run to make the game one score 7-2.

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’Busco loses momentum, falls to South Adams

October 21, 2011

BERNE — The Churubusco Lady Eagles made the long trip to South Adams to face the hosting Lady Starfires in the opening round of the IHSAA 2A Sectional 36.
The Lady Eagles season came to an end as Churubusco fell to the Starfires in a marathon five-game match.

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Lady Eagles hold on to win game five

October 21, 2011

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City got a late-night rematch with North Side in the first round of sectionals at Carroll on Thursday.
The Lady Eagles faced the Lady Redskins in their first game of the season, losing in five games.
Columbia City returned the favor, winning in five games in a game which didn’t end until nearly 11 p.m.
After winning the first two games, the Lady Eagles found themselves in a fifth game after a two-game North Side rally. Columbia City won the fifth game 17-15 to advance to the sectional semi-final Saturday.

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Football sectional previews

October 20, 2011

Check out Thursday's edition of the Post and Mail for full sectional previews for Churubusco (9-0), Columbia City (6-3) and Whitko (5-4).

Tournament time; local athletes fighting to keep their seasons alive

October 19, 2011

While cross country’s post season is in full swing, several area teams are preparing for sectionals this week.
Cross Country: Whitko’s boys, along with Columbia City’s boys and girls teams, will be competing Saturday at IPFW in the semi-state meet.
Teams that place in the top five will advance, along with runners that place in the top 15 individually.
Volleyball: Columbia City’s, Churubusco’s, and Whitko’s volleyball teams’ sectionals begin Thursday night.
Columbia City will take the short trip to Carroll to face Fort Wayne North Side at 7:30 p.m.
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Col. City tennis handed season-ending loss

October 5, 2011

CULVER — Columbia City tennis’ history-making season ended Tuesday night in the first round of regionals.
The Eagles faced Ply-mouth, which has racked up 15 straight sectional titles, at Culver Academies.
Though Columbia City lost as a team, No. 1 singles Derek Hinen won his match, advancing to the next round in the singles tournament.

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Churubusco controls Lakeland in three games

October 5, 2011

LAGRANGE — The measure of a team is not always how they play when faced with a team that is better than they are, but rather how they play when competing against a team that is not playing at their level.
That was the challenge that the Churubusco Lady Eagles had Tuesday night when they traveled to Lagrange to square off against the Lakeland Lady Lakers in a Northeast Corner Conference match.
The Lady Eagles were able to maintain their focus and came away with a win in three straight games.

 

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