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Col. City nips New Haven

May 6, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — If you like baseball games with a lot of offense, the Columbia City baseball diamond was the place to be Thursday.
   The Eagles and the New Haven Bulldogs put up 23 runs and collected 25 hits between the two Northeast Hoosier Conference teams.
   Columbia City pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to take a 12-11 win.

Lady Eagles stay perfect in NHC amidst brunt of season

May 6, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — The brunt of the Indiana high school girls’ tennis schedule has had Columbia City on the court day in and day out.
   But not even seven matches in seven days has been able to beat the Lady Eagles.
   After topping its 2010 win total of eight the day before, Columbia City returned to DeVol Field courts   Thursday in hopes of keeping its Northeast Hoosier Conference record unbeaten against New Haven.

Farlow’s single in ninth lifts ’Busco over Hamilton 5-4

May 6, 2011

   HAMILTON — The Churubusco baseball team saw both a two-run deficit and two-run lead on the road Thursday at Hamilton.
   After nine innings, it came down to one run.
   Senior Ryan Farlow’s single in the top of the ninth inning helped Churubusco finish on top 5-4 over the Marines.

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Whitko gets late inning heroics

May 5, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — The Wildcats have had their fair share of dramatic wins at home this season, including a walk-off home run by Josh Pratt against Churubusco last month.
   Wednesday’s game at home against Southwood followed suit with extra innings and a rally to win the game 4-3.

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Lady Eagles top win total from 2010

May 5, 2011

   LEO — For two seasons the Columbia City girls’ tennis team has finished with an 8-9 record and not been able to get over the elusive .500 mark.
   Wednesday, the Lady Eagles made sure 2011 will ended differently.
   Winning its ninth match of the season, Columbia City beat Leo 4-1 on the road insuring a winning record at the end of the season.

Southwood fires off win at Whitko

May 5, 2011

Whitko’s Jill Van Hoozen fires to first base during the Lady Wildcats home game Wednesday against Southwood. Whitko fell to the Lady Knights 6-0.

Post & Mail photo / Mark Parker

Leo tags out Columbia City 12-5

May 5, 2011

Columbia City base runner Connor Reed attempts to dive back to third base as the Leo catcher tags him out Wednesday. The Eagles fell to the Lions in a home game 12-5. Connor Slavich led the Columbia City bats with two doubles and three RBIs.

Post & Mail photo / Andrew Shultz

Rochester serves up win on Whitko

May 5, 2011

Whitko’s No. 2 singles player Abby Marshall serves in the Lady Wildcats match at home Wednesday against Rochester. Marshall fell in her match 3-6, 1-6 as Whitko fell to the Zebras 4-1.

Post & Mail photo / Mark Parker

City regroups after first loss

May 4, 2011

   DECATUR — Going into Tuesday’s track and field meet at Bellmont, the Columbia City Lady Eagles stood unblemished with three invitational titles to their credit.
   By the end of the night, and a close bout with Carroll, Columbia City found itself regrouping from its first loss of the season 68-65 to the Lady Chargers.

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’Busco hands mercy to Fremont

May 4, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — The Lady Eagles made quick work of Fremont, closing out the game in just five innings by the 10-run  mercy rule Tuesday 11-0.
   After taking the first-inning to warm up with only one run, the Churubusco scored nine runs in the second and third innings in the NECC match-up.

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