Whitko, Roush advance to state

FORT WAYNE — Whitko’s boys cross country team seemed a little out of place at the awards ceremony Saturday at New Haven’s semi-state meet. Barefooted and surrounded by big-town schools like Mishawaka, Marion, South Bend St. Joseph, Carroll, Warsaw and Snider, the Wildcats took the podium for their first ever sixth-place finish, good enough for a trip to the state meet.Taking the trip to Terre Haute with them will be Columbia City’s Samantha Roush, who placed second individually.——To read the rest of this story, please order the e-edition or call The Post & Mail at 244-5153, ext. 207 and ask for a subscription.