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May 29, 2014

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Hinen, Ford win regional tennis match

May 29, 2014

Columbia City’s dynamic tennis duo kept their season alive Wednesday night after picking up the regional title at Culver Military Academy.

Though the rest of the Lady Eagles are out of the tournament, the doubles team of Sydney Ford and Macie Hinen advanced from the Warsaw Sectional to compete at Culver this week against the region’s top competitors.

Monk sets mark

May 28, 2014

Churubusco’s field star Katie Monk set a girls regional record at Fort Wayne Northrop Tuesday, tossing the discus 151 feet, 2 inches, beating the previous record (145-1) by six feet.

County track and field contingent does well

May 28, 2014

With a trip to the IHSAA State Finals Track Meet at stake, female athletes from all three Whitley County High Schools competed in the Northrop Regional.

Churubusco led the Whitley County contingent, qualifying individuals in three different events, with Columbia City qualifying a relay team for State Finals.

CCHS softball advances in tourney

May 28, 2014

Columbia City’s Lady Eagle Softball team opened IHSAA Sectional play with a Monday afternoon game against a Bellmont squad that had beaten them late in the season by a 7-5 score.

In a game that saw more offense than defense from each team, the Eagles pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh to break a 7-7 deadlock and advance to the Sectional semifinals on Thursday with an 8-7 win over the Squaws.

As has been the theme of late with the Lady Eagles, they fell behind early.

Eagles tripped three times by Fort teams

May 28, 2014

The holiday weekend proved to be busy and challenging for CCHS’ baseball team, dropping a trio of games to Fort Wayne Northrop and Dwenger.

The squad started the stretch Friday night with a home loss, 7-3, against Fort Wayne Northrop. This game also was a chance to formally recognize the nine seniors, with many of them playing together since they all began in Little League.

CCHS linksmen third in conference

May 27, 2014

Orchard Ridge Country Club with its fast greens and length presents a unique challenge to all golfers. Saturday that challenge became evident to Columbia City High School golf team members and the rest of the Northeast Hoosier Conference as the NHC Tournament and conference championship played out there.

The Eagles took third in the tournament with a team score of 332 that secured a solid overall finish in the NHC.

Lady Eagles clubbed twice by Lady Cavemen

May 27, 2014

Columbia City’s Lady Eagle softball team played host to the Mishawaka Lady Cavemen in a Saturday doubleheader at Morsches Park.

Though each game unfolded quite differently unfortunately for the host Lady Eagles the outcome for each was the same, as the Lady Eagles dropped both ends of the doubleheader.

Columbia City fell behind early in game one, losing 10-4. In the second game the Eagles jumped out in front, but were unable to hold the lead in the late innings, falling 7-5 to the Lady Cavemen.

Whitley Co. track teams move relayers forward

May 23, 2014

All three Whitley County boys’ track teams will be sending both individuals and relay teams to next Thursday’s IHSAA Marion Regional competition by virtue of their top four finishes at Thursday night’s Sectional meets.

Columbia City and Whitko teams competed at the Wayne High School Sectional, while the Churubusco Eagles traveled to Fort Wayne North Side for their meet.

Homestead took the team crown at Wayne with Whitko placing fifth and the Columbia City boys taking sixth, while Churubusco claimed sixth place at North Side.

Whitko golf falls

May 23, 2014

Whitko’s boys golf team suffered a 170-182 loss to Canterbury this week at Sycamore Golf Club.

Leading the Wildcats was Danny Zawlocki, who scored a 42.

Canterbury’s top player was Trevor Uhl, who shot a 39.

Whitko’s Will Peters was one stroke away from his teammate with a 43, and Cole Bechtold shot a 44.

Matt Hathaway shot a 53 for Whitko.

Tim Gensch finished in 60 strokes.

 

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