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Whitko soccer falls short

September 25, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s girls soccer team fell in a close, 2-1 match to Garrett Monday.

The Lady Wildcats attempted a comeback after the Lady Railroaders took a 1-0 lead in the first half, but fell short.

Scoring the lone goal for Whitko was senior Jenny Brown, with the assist from Reghan Craig.

’Busco sweeps Marines

September 25, 2013

HAMILTON — Churubusco’s volleyball team hit the road Tuesday and came away with a sweep of a conference opponent.

The Lady Eagles beat Hamilton by a final of 25-16, 25-22 and 25-13.

With the win, ’Busco now has a 4-2 overall record in the Northeast Corner Conference.

Alyssa Anderson led the Lady Eagles in kills Tuesday with a total of 11. Anderson and Lacey Pulley were the leading servers for Churubusco, with each having three aces.

Pulley had 21 assists from the setter position to pace the squad.

Whitko netters drop tight match

September 25, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s boys tennis team dropped a close match to West Noble Monday.

The Wildcats fell 3-2, with wins coming from the ’Cat’s seniors, Tyler Baugher and Blake Castle.

In No. 1 singles, Baugher won a decisive 6-0, 6-3 match. Castle won 6-3, 7-5 in No. 2 singles.

In No. 3 singles, Cole Bechtold fell 7-5, 6-3.

Columbia City downs conference opponent

September 25, 2013

OSSIAN — Columbia City’s volleyball squad continued its upswing Tuesday night, topping Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Norwell in Ossian.

The Lady Eagles won decisive 25-17, 25-13 and 25-18 games, after falling to NHC opponent Homestead in five matches last week.

Columbia City topped Blackhawk Christian Monday night and continued with more of the same against the Lady Knights Tuesday.

CCHS Alumni Golf Outing

September 24, 2013

Columbia City High School’s Alulmni Association held its 7th Annual Golf Outing at Eagle Glen Golf Course Saturday.

Eleven teams participated in the event.

The winning team, scoring a 55 (17 under par), from left: Doug Sauers, Gary Harris, Jeff Wright, Andrew Thompson (Alumni Association president, presenting trophy) and Troy Jagger.

Rongos improves to 11-1 on season

September 24, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s boys tennis team took on Manchester Monday, and the Eagles’ Niko Rongos improved to 11-1 with a three-set win.

After falling 7-5 in the first set, Rongos came back to win 6-4, 6-1 in the final two to grab the win.

Lady Eagles grab win

September 24, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s volleyball team picked up a win against Blackhawk Christian Monday night.

Leading the Lady Eagles at the net was Gabrielle Hazen, with 14 kills and 12 blocks, but she also had strong back row play, serving up three aces.

Local Sports Briefs

September 23, 2013

Whitko boys come in sixth at Knox

KNOX — Whitko’s boys tennis team came in sixth at the Knox Invitational Saturday.

The Wildcats scored 16 points overall.

On an individual level, Tyler Baugher, of Whitko, came in third in No. 1 singles.

Blake Castle was fourth in No. 2 singles and Cole Bechtold was fifth in No. 3 singles.

In doubles action, Reed Brace and Bailey Platt came in eighth at No. 1 doubles, and Alex Bechtold and Alex Robbins came in sixth at No. 2 doubles.

Whitko next competes tonight when it hosts West Noble at 4:30 p.m.

Col. City, Whitko linksters drop out of state golf tourney

September 23, 2013

WINONA LAKE — Columbia City and Whitko’s girls golf teams saw their seasons end at an IHSAA golf sectional Saturday at Stonehenge Golf Club.

The Lady Eagles scored 425 for seventh place at the Lady Wildcats were at 10th place with 478.

The top three teams advanced to regionals. Those three squads were first-place Rochester, which shot a 349, second-place Northwood, which had a 351 and host-Warsaw with 369.

Eagle soccer falls on senior night

September 23, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Prior to the opening play of the Columbia City boy’s varsity soccer game Saturday, the six team members representing the senior class and their parents were introduced.

In a game pitting the Eagles against the Heritage Patriots, it appeared the seniors and team mates would celebrate a hard-earned victory.

Unfortunately, the second half play didn’t match the first 40-minute effort and it turned costly for the Eagles.

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