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'BUSCO NET 100 POINTS: Eagles down Lakeland Christian

January 28, 2015

WARSAW — Churubusco’s boys basketball team got back on the winning track Tuesday night as the Eagles played host to Lakeland Christian Academy, beating the Cougars 100-50.

The Eagles suffered their second loss of the season, breaking an 11-game win streak, Saturday against Manchester in overtime.

Tuesday night, the Cougars started the game in a 2-3 zone which didn’t stop ’Busco from driving to the

WRESTLING: ’Busco grapplers place fifth at NECC

January 27, 2015

ALBION — The Churubusco Eagles took fifth place at Saturday’s Northeast Corner Conference wrestling tournament held at Central Noble.

Prairie Heights took the team title with 221 points. Garrett was second scoring 158 points, with West Noble third at 154 points. Eastside was fourth at 129 points, followed by Churubusco at 98. Fairfield took sixth with 89 points followed by Central Noble , Lakeland and Fremont with 88, 85, and 78 points respectively. Angola and Westview rounded out the score with 40 and 38 points.

WAWASEE TOURNEY CHAMPS: ISMS seventh-grade boys take win

January 27, 2015

SYRACUSE — Indian Springs Middle School’s 7th grade Eagles boys’ basketball team used team defense and strong team play to win the Wawasee tournament, downing Milford 40-9 and Manchester 37-25 to take the title.
In the morning game, the Eagles took the court against Milford Middle School.

TRC VICTORY: Whitko girls grab

January 26, 2015

WABASH — Whitko’s girls basketball team picked up a Three Rivers Conference win over Northfield Saturday, 37-28.

The Lady Wildcats came from behind, after facing a 13-5 deficit at the end of the first quarter.
Whitko scored 10 points in the second to make the halftime score 17-15, in favor of Northfield.

EAGELS WIN: Col. City holds off DeKalb, 52-46

January 26, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s boys basketball team held on for a 52-46 win over DeKalb Saturday to improve to 3-1 in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.

After a fourth-quarter comback put DeKalb within four points with less than two minutes left on the clock, the Hazen brothers, Brachen and Parker, both threw down momentum-stealing dunks to seal the win.
Columbia City opened the game with a 8-7 lead behind four points apiece from Parker Hazen and Mason Coverstone.

NHC WRESTLING: City places third

January 26, 2015

OSSIAN — The last weekend of the wrestling regular season is reserved for conference tournaments.
The Columbia City Eagle wrestlers traveled to Norwell High School for the final Northeast Hoosier Conference wrestling tournament. The Eagles took two weight class championships on their way to a third place finish.

LADY EAGLES JOIN TOP 10: Busy weekend of prep hoops on tap

January 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls basketball team has made its way into the Associated Press’ weekly Top 10 poll this week, sitting at No. 9 in Class 3A.
The 16-4 Lady Eagles suffered their first loss in a 9-game win streak on Saturday, falling to Class 4A No. 4 Homestead, in a game that was closer than the final score showed.

The Lady Eagles were within five points of Homestead in the second half, eventually falling 62-50 after fourth-quarter free throws.

WILDCATS DOWN: ’Busco tops Whitko in close match, 39-32

January 23, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Host Churubusco and visiting Whitley County rival Whitko split the 14 bouts in Thursday night’s Senior Night matchup right down the middle, with each taking seven wins.

The difference came in the premium points awarded for pinfalls.
The Eagles scored five pinfall wins with the Wildcats picking up two pins, as the host Eagles gave Coach Sam Reisen his 100th career dual meet victory, 39-32.

LOGAN IRWIN: Nets game-high 17 in Grace win

January 22, 2015

WINONA LAKE ­— Grace’s men’s basketball team used a solid defensive effort to hold Mt. Vernon Nazarene 21 points below their season offensive average in a 69-53 win on Tuesday.

The Lancers (16-5, 6-3 Crossroads League) have now won six of their past seven games.
The Grace defense forced Mt. Vernon misses on its first eight field goals attempts to start the game. The Cougars took nearly five minutes to get on the scoreboard, and managed just five points over the opening 10 minutes.

RAILROADERS DERAILED: Eagles down Garrett on senior night, 45-20

January 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s wrestling team ended the dual meet portion of its season with a 45-20 win over the Garrett Railroaders on Columbia City’s senior night recognition.

The Railroaders took four of the first five bouts, but the Eagles responded by going on an eight-bout run to take the match. Bouts started at 182 pounds where Dylan McClure squared off against Beck Davis. After a 3-3 tie at the end of the first period, Baker went on to score a reversal and a near fall in the second to take a 7-3 win, putting the visiting Railroaders up 3-0.

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