COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Eagle boys’ track squad found out why the Carroll Chargers are a team to be reckoned with in the Northeast Hoosier Conference in Tuesday night’s triangular meet that also included the Bellmont Braves.
The Chargers won 13 of 16 events on their way to scoring 90 points, with the host Eagles second with 57 points. Bellmont took third with 19 points.
COLUMBIA CITY — Since picking the season back up Thursday, Columbia City softball has opened its defense of the Northeast Hoosier Conference championship.
The team the Lady Eagles tied with last season for the NHC title came to Morsches Park for a Monday night game.
After seeing a 4-0 lead erased by DeKalb, Columbia City used a walk-off hit down the right field line by freshman Allie Vodde to beat the Lady Barons in the bottom of the ninth 5-4.
DENVER — Monday night’s baseball game at North Miami was an ideal one for Whitko.
Good pitching. A defense backing up the pitcher and runs when you need them.
A complete game from freshman pitcher Ethan Nicodemus helped lead the Wildcats to their first Three Rivers Conference win over the Warriors 7-4.
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The annual Whitley County middle school meet was held at Whitko High School Monday night. Above, all three schools competed against one another in a relay. From left, Indian Springs’s Kailyn Miller and Abby Gottfried; Whitko’s Elaine Warner and Kaity Reed; Churubusco’s Alyssa Anderson and Molly Green. ISMS won the girls side of the night beating Whitko 61-49. ’Busco scored 14 points. The Wildcats got revenge in the boys match-up winning 59-37 over Churubusco. ISMS finished third with 30 points.
KENDALLVILLE — Saturday, Columbia City girls’ track celebrated the weekend like it did the previous two.
However, the Lady Eagles didn’t three-peat — like they did at the Bishop Luers Invitational two weeks ago. It wasn’t a title over a talented field — as they did at Churubusco’s Turtletown Invitational last Saturday.
It was a little bit of both. Columbia City repeated but for a sixth time at the East Noble Relays beating a strong field.
AKRON — The Columbia City Eagles baseball team’s fortunes mirrored the weather Saturday – cold to start the day but much warmer in the afternoon.
The Eagles fell 11-1 to the host Vikings in five innings in the opening game of the Tippecanoe Valley Super Saturday baseball tourney, but came back in the afternoon consolation game to down the Peru Tigers 17-6.
Columbia City catcher Megan Giffin worked behind the plate during the Lady Eagles doubleheader at home against No. 1 state ranked Bishop Dwenger. Errors plagued City in two losses to the Lady Saints 9-0, 9-1.