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12-9: ’Busco softball takes win over Chargers

April 24, 2015

LIGONIER — Churubusco’s Lady Eagle softball team banged out 13 hits and used a six-run second inning to take a 12-9 win at West Noble Thursday night.

With the score tied 1-1 after the first inning, Churubusco came to bat in the top of the second inning and pushed across six runs to go up 7-1.

4-1 VICTORY: Whitko girls tennis

April 24, 2015

AKRON — Whitko’s girls tennis team picked up a conference win at Tippecanoe Valley High School Thursday.
The Lady Wildcats got wins in all matches but one to take a 4-1 victory.

Delaney Keirn picked up a singles win in a long match against Valley’s Whitney Haneline. Keirn won the first set 6-1, but fell in the second 6-4. Keirn won the final tie-breaking set in extra points, 7-3.

COL. CITY DEFEAT: Huntington runs past Lady Eagles

April 24, 2015

HUNTINGTON — Using sweeps of the pole vault and the discus, and overall depth in the sprints, host Huntington North was able to pull away from Columbia City in a Thursday night girls’ track meet.

The Lady Eagles picked up wins in six events, including a sweep in the long jump, but it wasn’t enough to offset the depth of the Lady Vikings.

PARKVIEW FIELD: Wildcats drop game

April 23, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s baseball team gave up six runs in the top of the seventh inning, letting a Three Rivers Conference game with the Southwood Knights slip away 10-7 on a cold Wednesday evening.

The host Wildcats got on the board first with a single run in the bottom of the second inning.
Southwood tied the game in the top of the third with a single run.

14 TO 4: Miscues costly in Eagle loss

April 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s baseball team battled gale-force winds Tuesday. They dodged sn-ow flurries at game-time Wednesday.

In the end, seven Eagle errors, and 13 walks helped the visiting Concordia Cadets to hang a 14-4 defeat on the host Eagles.

WILDCATS: Whitko baseball drops 11-0 contest

April 22, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s baseball team dropped an 11-0 contest to Peru Tuesday night.

The Wildcats used four pitchers in the loss, and managed one hit on the night.
Closing pitcher Hunter Sroufe had the lone hit.

He pitched fourth and final inning for the Wildcat defense, tallying two strikeouts.

BASEBALL: Eagles blow past Leo, 14-9

April 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Played in 30 mile-per-hour winds that made playing fly balls an adventure, Columbia City’s Eagle baseball team pulled out a 14-9 win over the visiting Leo.

In cold, windy conditions, the Eagles took advantage of a strong wind blowing out to right field and enough defense to outlast the Lions in a contest that was never short on offense.

TRACK: Lady Eagles edge DeKalb, Norwell

April 22, 2015

OSSIAN — Columbia City’s girls’ track team made the long trip to Norwell for a triangular meet with the Knights and the DeKalb Lady Barons.

The Lady Eagles came out on top, scoring 51 points. DeKalb was second with 50, and the host Lady Knights were third with 44 points in very windy, cold conditions.

'BUSCO GOLF: Wins three-way

April 22, 2015

CHURUBUSCO ­— Seasonably cool temperatures and gusting winds did not stop Churubusco’s boys golf team from competing against Lakeland and West Noble high schools Tuesday at Eel River Golf Course.

The Eagles took first with a combined score of 168, followed by Lakeland with 181 and then West Noble, 191.

COL. CITY GOLF: Suffers first loss

April 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — So far in the 2015 golf season, Columbia City’s Eagle golf team has been able to rely on grouping several scores in the 38- to 40-stroke range.

On a windy, cold Tuesday evening the Eagles needed a second low in their Northeast Hoosier Conference showdown match against the Homestead Spartans. The Eagles failed to get that second low score and fell to the Spartans by a narrow margin, 171-174, in a match played at Eagle Glen.

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