'Busco defeats conference foe Central Noble

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco Eagle basketball came into Friday’s game looking to extend its winning record to 8-5, hosting Northeast Corner Conference rival Central Noble. ’Busco did so in a convincing fashion, downing the Cougars, 60-43.In the first half, the game provided the typical feel of an intra-conference rivalry game, according to Churubusco Head Coach Michael McBride.“It was a good battle, a good game; big rivalry, big crowds. (There was) a lot of excitement and intensity out there. It’s a great atmosphere for our kids and a great win for our kids tonight,” McBride said.The school will host Lakeland next Friday; both the varsity girls and boys hoops teams will comprise the double-header.___For a complete look at this story, see the Jan. 28 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook.