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’Busco ‘Owens’ Westview

May 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — It’s been a long uphill battle for Brent Owen.
   Injury setbacks have put his baseball future into question at times.
   Thursday, Owen fought through those areas of concern to get back to what he knows best.
   Pitching.
   The senior slinger made just his third start of the season against Westview at home.

Burkhart throws no-no in senior night win 10-0

May 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — A perfect ending for four seniors came Thursday as Churubusco softball held its final home game of the season.
   The Lady Eagles came away with a 10-0 win in five innings over Westview.

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County teams to open softball sectionals

May 13, 2011

   INDIANAPOLIS — Thursday, the Indiana High School Athletic Association held its drawing for softball sectional brackets to take place the week of May 23-28.
   Among those drawn, three Whitley County teams found out their fate.
   In two sectional tournaments, local teams will play the opening game.

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Zwick leads Lady ’Cats in runner-up finish to Wabash

May 13, 2011

   WABASH — For a third season in a row, Whitko girls’ track and field had to settle for second place at the Three Rivers Conference meet.
   Thursday at Southwood High School, the Lady Wildcats had Wabash beat them for a third consecutive season 124-106 for the conference crown.

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Eagles break into NHC win column

May 13, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — The one certain result of Thursday evening’s golf match between the host Columbia City Eagles and the New Haven Bulldogs was that one of the two teams was going to get its first Northeast   Hoosier Conference win. 
   Which of the teams that would be was still in doubt after the first four golfers for each team turned in their score cards.
   The No. 5 player for the Eagles carded a team-leading 43 to give the Eagles a 179-185 victory at the Links of Eagle Glen.

CC honors five, falls to Carroll

May 13, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Thursday’s tennis match at the DeVol Field courts was a good news bad news story for the host Columbia City Lady Eagles.
   The bad news was that City lost to the visiting No. 22 ranked Carroll Lady Chargers 5-0.
   The good news was that the Lady Eagles finished their best season in recent memory with a third-place finish in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.

Whitko takes 10-run game over Valley

May 13, 2011

   AKRON — The runs were not hard to come by in Whitko softball’s road trip to Tippecanoe Valley Thursday.
   Combining for 32 runs, the two rivals had a 10-run mercy rule decide the winner in five innings.
   Whitko was on the winning side of the rule 21-11.

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NHC champion Carroll routs Columbia City 18-4

May 13, 2011

Columbia City catcher Derek Lamle runs back to home plate after a meeting on the mound with infielders and pitcher Connor Reed, second from right. The Eagles played host to defending NHC and state champion Carroll Thursday and fell to the Chargers 18-4.

Post & Mail photo Nicole Ott

’Busco off the line, beat West Noble

May 13, 2011

Churubusco middle school track and field played host to West Noble Thursday. From left, Seth Brown and Skylar Chambliss of ’Busco set for a long distance event. The Eagles went on to beat the Chargers 60-49 while the Lady Eagles fell by one point to the Lady Chargers 52-51.

Post & Mail photo / Andrew Shultz

NHC grind: Carroll outlasts City

May 12, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Following its first loss in the Northeast Hoosier Conference, Columbia City softball looked to avoid slipping from conference title contention at Carroll Wednesday.
   Despite 12 strikeouts on the mound, junior Lady Eagles’ pitcher Cassie Vodde couldn’t outlast the Lady Chargers late.
   A two-out RBI single by Emily Catanzarite in the bottom of the sixth inning helped Carroll hand Columbia City a 3-1 loss.

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