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FLYING LEAP: ’Busco jumps into track season, boys win, girls third at East Noble

March 20, 2015

KENDALLVILLE — Churubusco’s boys’ and girls’ track teams traveled to East Noble Thursday evening for a chilly start to the outdoor track and field season. The Eagle boys came away with a win in the triangular meet that featured Churubusco, East Noble and Fort Wayne Bishop Luers. The Eagle boys scored 86 points to outdistance East Noble’s 60, with Bishop Luers coming in third at 20 points.

BIDDING FAREWELL: CCHS says goodbye to hoops seniors

March 19, 2015

Columbia City’s boys basketball team is bidding farewell to its seniors after the Eagles’ loss in the regional semifinal game to NorthWood on Saturday afternoon. Pictured with the CCHS senior cheerleaders in the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium, front row, from left: Maura Garza, Cecelia Rentschler and Lauren Barnes. Second row: Andrew Graves, Jake Pettigrew, Kelsey Barker, Megan Gawthrop, Mason Coverstone and Justin Bachelder. Flyer: Courtney Davis. Spotter in the back (not seen): Abby Gottfried.

CHEERING ON: Col. City H.S. cheer awards

March 18, 2015

The CCHS 2014-15 basketball season cheerleader banquet was held Sunday. Varsity award winners were (front, from left) Senior captains Courtney Davis and Cecelia Rentschler, both earning Leadership Awards. Back: Cora Saggars, Most Outstanding Cheerleader; Abby Gottfried, Most Valuable Cheerleader; and Dakota Studebaker, Positive Attitude.

HERE'S YOUR MARCH MADNESS TIP SHEET: This guy has all your answers!

March 16, 2015

Midwest Region

Louisville, Ky

1 UK
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3/19
9:40

8 CIN
9 PUR

3/19
7:10

Columbus, OH

5 WVU
12 BUFF

3/20
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4 MD
13 VALP

3/20
4:40

Pittsburgh, PA

6 BUT
11 TEX

3/19
2:45

3 ND
14 NE

3/19
12:15

Omaha, NE

7 WICH
10 IND

3/20
2:45

2 KU
15 NMSU

3/20
12:15

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TRACK: Col. City competes in indoor meet

March 16, 2015

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s boys and girls track teams competed at the Bulldog Invite indoor track meet, hosted by New Haven High School, Saturday at IPFW’s Gates Athletic Center.

The Eagles competed in the open division consisting of 12 other teams.

CC BASKETBALL: Eagle season ends at Regional

March 16, 2015

HARTFORD CITY — In a closely played game between two high-caliber, patient teams, every possession counts.

In Saturday’s IHSAA Blackford Regional semifinal, turnovers in the middle two quarters limited the Columbia City Eagles’ offensive opportunities and allowed the NorthWood Panthers to rally in the fourth quarter to down the Eagles 39-33, ending Columbia City’s season at 19-8.

TWICE IS NICE

March 12, 2015

Sam Eberly, a third-grader at Mary Raber Elementary School, has been a part of the Columbia City boys basketball team since he could walk. Eberly was there for the team’s last sectional title in 2011 and was there on Saturday when the Eagles got to cut down the nets in their own gym. Eberly is pictured with the sectional trophy.

ALL-NHC SQUADS: Four players are placed from Col. City

March 11, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — IHSAA Sectional Champion Columbia City placed four players on the All-Northeast Hoosier Conference teams for 2014-15, including two first-team selections.

Senior Mason Coverstone, who provided a 3-point threat for the Eagles all season, was a first-team selection. Brachen Hazen joined Coverstone as a first-team selection. The 6-foot-7 Hazen was one of three juniors on the first-team squad.

INVITATIONAL WINNERS: 7 ISMS grapplers take titles

March 11, 2015

ALBION — Indian Springs wrestling team competed in the Central Noble Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday, with 11 wrestlers advancing to the finals, and seven of those winning in the championship round.

Winning championships for Indian Springs were Jarrett Forrester, Ryan Sheets, Dylan Arick, Riley Hare, Jacob Wigent, Jon O’Dell and Drew Rethlake.

WRESTLING: ISMS grapplers down Woodside

March 10, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Indian Springs Middle School’s wrestling squad posted its second home win of the week on Thursday night. After downing Whitko 76-16 on Wednesday, the Eagles came back to drop Woodside 74-12 Thursday night.

Against Woodside, the Eagles jumped out to a 21-0 lead on pinfall wins by Connor Fry, Jarrett Forester and Seth Schaper, and a decision by Ryan Sheets.

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