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’BUSCO: Takes 5-3 win

May 7, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — A fifth-inning rally lifted Churubusco’s baseball team to a 5-3 win over Fremont Wednesday night.

After falling behind 3-1 in the first inning, consistency at the mound and solid fielding by ’Busco’s defense held Fremont scoreless for the next six innings.

PITCHERS: Lead ’Cats to win

May 7, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko baseball Head Coach Eric Hisner knew for his team to be successful this year the team's pitching staff was going to have to develop quickly. Hisner found out just how good his pitchers have become Wednesday night when the Wildcats faced a Wabash team with seven players hitting over .300. The Whitko pitchers held their own and threw the 'Cats to a 5-4 victory against the Apaches.

BIG FIFTH INNING: Key to Eagle win

May 7, 2015

GARRETT — A seven-run outburst in the fifth inning powered Columbia City’s Eagle baseball team to an 11-2 win over the home-standing Garrett Railroaders Wednesday evening.

The visiting Eagles picked up a run in the top of the first inning to go up 1-0. They held onto that lead until the bottom of the third inning when the Railroaders pushed across two runs to take a 2-1 lead.

POUNDED: Whitko softball takes Wabash

May 7, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s softball team took a big lead and was able to get some players into the game who earned valuable experience Wednesday.

Whitko got contributions from everyone on the way to beating Wabash 14-1 in five innings.

GOING 1-3: Eagle boys’ volleyball at Zionsville

May 6, 2015

ZIONSVILLE — Columbia City’s Eagle boys’ volleyball team traveled to Zionsville on Saturday, for a 10-team tourney at Zionsville High School. The Eagles finished the day with a 1-3 record.

Columbia City opened play against Lafayette Jefferson in what was the first meeting of the season for the two teams.

SECOND: Col. City boys track at Bellmont

May 6, 2015

DECATUR — Columbia City’s boys’ track team took second in a Northeast Hoosier Conference triangular track meet with Carroll and host Bellmont Tuesday evening. The Chargers took first with 101 points. The Eagles were second with 37, and the Braves took third with 29 points.

TENNIS: Lady Eagles defeat DeKalb

May 6, 2015

WATERLOO — Columbia City’s tennis team continued a string of wins, downing host DeKalb 4-1 in a match played under ominous skies in Waterloo Tuesday night.

In the match at No. 1 singles, the Lady Barons’ Kelsey Helmkamp defeated Columbia City’s Rachel Flauding 6-0, 6-1.

10-RUN LOSS: DeKalb downs Lady Eagles

May 5, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Lady Eagle softball team dug itself an early 6-0 hole and never rebounded as they dropped a 13-3, 10-run loss to visiting Northeast Hoosier Conference foe, DeKalb Monday evening at the Morsches Park diamond.

Columbia City gave up six first inning runs, fueled in part by early walks to the Lady Barons. Columbia City pitcher walked the first two DeKalb batters after opening each at-bat with two strikes. With two runners on a Columbia City error loaded the bases.

PARKVIEW FIELD: ’Busco baseball falls

May 5, 2015

FORT WAYNE — Churubusco’s baseball team lost a close game to Bluffton Monday night at Parkview Field, 4-3.

The Eagles struggled offensively in the early innings, failing to score a single run until the top of the sixth.

Whitko knocks off Northfield

May 5, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — In order to be the best you have to beat the best. The Whitko Wildcats baseball team put the rest of the Three Rivers Conference on notice Monday night when the Wildcats pounded out an 11-6 win against defending conference champion Northfield.

“To knock off the defending conference champion and give them a loss is big,” said Whitko Head Coach Eric Hisner. “We had to find an identity early in the season and we are growing with each game.”

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