Tri-lakes Baptist Church is playing host to a slew of youngsters this week for its High Power Soccer Camp. The camp features soccer skills and games, as well as Bible lessons. The event caps off today.
Columbia City resident Adam Neely is on a mission to preserve local lakes. Neely has been bowhunting 45-pound fish, such as the ones pictured, which are threatening the habitats of area waters. These non-game fish include Dogfish, Common Carp, Gar, Asian Carp, Buffalo and Grass Carp. These particular fish are breeding so quickly that they are threatening other fish species in Northeast Indiana Lakes.
CHURUBUSCO Ââ€” Churubusco High School will have a new head volleyball coach this season with the addition of Suzanne Taylor. Taylor is a recent graduate of Indiana Tech where she majored in elementary education and played volleyball for the school for four years, as well as for other extra-curricular clubs and organizations.
Recent Churubusco graduate Katie Monk signed with the University of Indianapolis for track and field. Monk holds records in discus at the Fort Wayne Northrop Sectional as well as a regional records. She was the state runner up in discus in 2014 and also competed in shot put at the state meet.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Whitley County Community Foundation is hosting a 5K run to benefit a local scholarship fund. The inTIMidatory 5K walk/run will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, at 8 a.m., with registration starting at 7 a.m.
The race will be held at Columbia City High School, and all proceeds will benefit the Tim Hearld Memorial Scholarship fund.
The Columbia City Main Street Association brought back the Big Gâ€™s 3-on-3 Tournament to downtown Columbia City this weekend. The tourney hosted 11 teams, capped off with a win by Team Sheckler: Brent Sheckler, Doug Sheckler, Caleb Sheckler and Greg Bockelman â€” all of Whitley County. See a photo of the winning team on Page A10.