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’Busco takes fourth consecutive shutout

September 22, 2012

LIGONIER — Churubusco’s football game against West Noble came with no surprises, as the undefeated Eagles topped the winless Chargers 60-0 in Ligonier Friday.

’Busco jumped out to a 46-0 lead in the rainy first half and scored two more touchdowns in the second half.

The first play from scrimmage set the tone for the game, as the Eagles scored on a 65-yard play with a pass to Caleb Teusch, making the score 6-0 with 10 seconds off the clock.

Eagles fall in heart-breaker

September 22, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — They say close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, but the Columbia City Eagle football squad came as close as possible without winning to downing undefeated Northeast Hoosier Conference foe New Haven on a wet, rainy homecoming night.

The Eagles fell by a single point in overtime, 28-27, to the Class 4A ninth-ranked Bulldogs.

The loss evens the Eagle record at 3-3 overall and 2-2 in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.

Col. City drops NHC contest to Norwell

September 19, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY —– There is an old adage in sports that says, “the best offense is a good defense.”

Columbia City’s Lady Eagle volleyball team found out that sometimes the best offense is a good offense Tuesday night.

The host Lady Eagles had trouble generating a consistent offense against visiting Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Norwell. The Lady Eagles took a close first game, but dropped the next three to fall to the Lady Knights by a 3-1 score.

The Lady Eagles return to action on Thursday when they face NHC foe New Haven.

Churubusco posts third shut-out in a row

September 15, 2012

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco gave its crowd exactly what it expected in Friday night’s homecoming game against Angola.

Another shut-out win over a Northeast Corner Conference team, another slew of touchdown runs by Jason Nicodemus and another strong performance by the defense.

The Eagles are now 5-0 and travel to West Noble next week.

Whitko beats Wabash, 51-19

September 15, 2012

SOUTH WHITLEY — “Three cheers for the Wildcats!” said Head Coach Wayne Swender, pride swelling in his voice. “Hip-hip, hooray,”came the resounding cheer from the Whitko student section — having charged the field in celebration of Friday’s homecoming defeat of the Wabash Apaches, 51-19.

Within three minutes, Whitko was on the board after sophomore Devin Gerding rushed for a 63-yard touchdown.

After a weekend break, the Wildcats will spend the week preparing to travel to Northfield, “a much improved team,” said Swender with anticipation.

Col. City pounds DeKalb, 62-10

September 15, 2012

WATERLOO — A fired-up Columbia City defense forced six DeKalb turnovers and scored six points of its own while also giving the offense a short field to work with for most of the game, as the Eagles spoiled the Baron’s Friday night Homecoming with a 62-10 Northeast Hoosier Conference thumping.

The win boosts the Eagle record to 3-2 overall and 3-1 in the NHC heading into next week’s Homecoming contest with conference foe New Haven.

Manchester tops ’Cats, City

September 14, 2012

NORTH MANCHESTER — Manchester hosted Whitko and Columbia City at Sycamore Golf Course in North Manchester Thursday. The Lady Squires fired a 182 to win. Columbia City placed second with 200 and Whitko shot a 217.

Manchester posted three scores sub-50, including medalist Lindsay Budnik’s 40. Of the Whitley County School’s, Jackie Leeuw scored the best with a 47, followed by Jessica Klemm with a 48.

Cheyenne Johnson scored a 51, Allison Yoder finished with a 52 and Macenzie Lane had a 53. Sydney Ford was Columbia City’s No. 6 with a 57.

Week 5 football previews

September 13, 2012

See Thursday's edition of the Post & Mail for previews of this week's gridiron action.

Col. City golf places 6th at NHC

September 10, 2012

KENDALVILLE — Columbia City’s golf team traveled to Noble Hawk Golf Course in Kendalville Saturday to take on the Northeast Hoosier Conference.

The Lady Eagles finished sixth out of eight teams, as East Noble blew away the NHC, firing a 358.

Jessica Klemm was Columbia City’s No. 1 Saturday, shooting a 95. Jackie Leeuw scored a 98. Sydney Ford finished with a 104, Mckenzie Lane had a 107 and Allison Yoder scored a 108.

 

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