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LADY EAGLES JOIN TOP 10: Busy weekend of prep hoops on tap

January 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls basketball team has made its way into the Associated Press’ weekly Top 10 poll this week, sitting at No. 9 in Class 3A.
The 16-4 Lady Eagles suffered their first loss in a 9-game win streak on Saturday, falling to Class 4A No. 4 Homestead, in a game that was closer than the final score showed.

The Lady Eagles were within five points of Homestead in the second half, eventually falling 62-50 after fourth-quarter free throws.

WILDCATS DOWN: ’Busco tops Whitko in close match, 39-32

January 23, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Host Churubusco and visiting Whitley County rival Whitko split the 14 bouts in Thursday night’s Senior Night matchup right down the middle, with each taking seven wins.

The difference came in the premium points awarded for pinfalls.
The Eagles scored five pinfall wins with the Wildcats picking up two pins, as the host Eagles gave Coach Sam Reisen his 100th career dual meet victory, 39-32.

LOGAN IRWIN: Nets game-high 17 in Grace win

January 22, 2015

WINONA LAKE ­— Grace’s men’s basketball team used a solid defensive effort to hold Mt. Vernon Nazarene 21 points below their season offensive average in a 69-53 win on Tuesday.

The Lancers (16-5, 6-3 Crossroads League) have now won six of their past seven games.
The Grace defense forced Mt. Vernon misses on its first eight field goals attempts to start the game. The Cougars took nearly five minutes to get on the scoreboard, and managed just five points over the opening 10 minutes.

RAILROADERS DERAILED: Eagles down Garrett on senior night, 45-20

January 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s wrestling team ended the dual meet portion of its season with a 45-20 win over the Garrett Railroaders on Columbia City’s senior night recognition.

The Railroaders took four of the first five bouts, but the Eagles responded by going on an eight-bout run to take the match. Bouts started at 182 pounds where Dylan McClure squared off against Beck Davis. After a 3-3 tie at the end of the first period, Baker went on to score a reversal and a near fall in the second to take a 7-3 win, putting the visiting Railroaders up 3-0.

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls basketball team has made its way into the Associated Press’...
CHURUBUSCO — Host Churubusco and visiting Whitley County rival Whitko split the 14 bouts in...
WINONA LAKE ­— Grace’s men’s basketball team used a solid defensive effort to hold Mt. Vernon...

 

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