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Canterbury closes door on Lady Eagles

May 23, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — The ending wasn’t ideal to one of the best seasons Columbia City girls’ tennis has ever had.
   Friday, the Lady Eagles saw a 5-0 loss end a 13-win season in the semifinal round of the Homestead sectional to No. 25 state ranked Fort Wayne Canterbury.

 

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Runners fill Tinkham’s Trail

May 23, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In almost perfect weather Saturday, 57 runners competed in Tinkham’s Trail Run at Camp Whitley.
The overall male and female winners managed to keep the hardware in the family.
The overall male winner was Homestead High School freshman Sam Moore while the overall female winner was his sister, Abby Moore. Sam finished the tough 5K course in 20:54. Abby covered the course in 25:56.

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’Busco’s Ryan Mayer earns All-NECC

May 23, 2011

   KENDALLVILLE — Churubusco boys’ golf traveled to Noble Hawk Golf Links in Kendallville for the North East Corner Conference meet Saturday.
   The Eagles came away with a member of the All-NECC team with Ryan Mayer’s round of 79.

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Cross Creek hails City sixth in NHC

May 23, 2011

   DECATUR — Five strokes separated four at the top of Saturday’s Northeast Hoosier Conference boys’ golf meet at Cross Creek Golf Course.
   While Columbia City was not one of them, the Eagles were led by Dustin Parrett’s 85 to place sixth overall at 344.
   DeKalb came away from a tight race for the conference crown shooting 313 and edging Homestead by two strokes.

Mize traps trio of titles

May 20, 2011

   MARION — Everything began with the 800-meter for Whitko’s Trapper Mize.
   It was the one event he focused on coming in as a freshman.
   Thursday night, as a junior, Mize turned what started as hard work for one event into three titles at the Marion boys track and field sectional.

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Historic night for ’Busco brings home four sectional titles

May 20, 2011

   MARION — Some times pure heart brings home a championship.
   For Churubusco boys’ track and field, a final 100 meter dash of will capped off an historic Marion sectional where the Eagles traveled home to Turtletown with four event titles and a fourth-place finish as a team.

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Lady Eagles live on, beat rival Whitko 4-1

May 20, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Just as they did in the regular season, Columbia City girls’ tennis came out on the winning side of a Whitley County rivalry Thursday. This time, a 4-1 win over Whitko sent the Lady Wildcats packing for the offseason as the Lady Eagles picked up their 13th win of the season in the opening round of the Homestead sectional.

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Columbia City advances three to regional

May 20, 2011

   MARION — And then there were three.
   Columbia City boys’ track and field had the postseason continue for three Eagles after Thursday’s Marion sectional at Indiana Wesleyan University.
   Along with a seventh-place finish with 43 points, Columbia City had Brenden Zoltek, Adam Bernhard and    Lucas Hahn advance to next Thursday’s Wayne regional.

Out of the Parks: City climbs above .500

May 19, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Wednesday gave the Lady Eagles an opportunity to see some of the players that might not see a lot of playing time or to see them in somewhat different roles.
   Columbia City didn’t miss a beat scoring six runs before the visiting Wayne Lady Generals were able to get an out. The home standing Lady Eagles climbed their record above .500 with an 11-1 win in five innings at the Morsches Park diamond.

’Busco dealt loss in big city clash

May 19, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — For one night two of the North East Corner Conference’s teams were called up to professional baseball.
   Single-A minor league baseball that is.
   As part of a doubleheader feature hosted by the Fort Wayne Tincaps, Churubusco went up against Angola at Parkview Field.

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