Conference races heating up the grid

WHITLEY COUNTY — With two weeks left of high school football, two Whitley County high schools are in the driver’s seat for conference championships.Whitko (5-2, 5-0) and Churubusco (7-0, 5-0) are both the only unbeatens left in their respective conferences, the Three Rivers Conference (TRC) and Northeast Corner Conference (NECC).Whitko beat North Miami last week, 49-35. Rochester, the only other unbeaten in the TRC heading into the week, fell to Tippecanoe Valley 42-21.The Wildcats take on the Zebras this week. Rochester still has something to play for, as a win would keep the Zebras in the chase for a conference championship.Whitko plays Tippecanoe Valley in week 9. As the three schools head into the season’s final games, all three are still in play for a potential conference championship.The Wildcats can clinch the title outright with a win this week and a Tippecanoe Valley loss to North Miami.To read the rest of this story, see the Oct. 8 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 and twitter.