FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Eagles look to rebound all the way to title

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s conference winning streak, dating back to 2010, was snapped last week by Fairfield.Despite that result, the 7-1 Eagles still have much incentive in their final game against Lakeland, which is 6-2.‘Busco could rebound from defeat all the way into a tie for the Northeast Corner Conference championship.Fairfield’s conference slate is over, and the Falcons ended at 7-1 in the NECC. Churubusco, at 6-1, could get a tie for the championship with a win Friday.Unfortunately for the Eagles, the Lakers have the same prize ahead of them. Lakeland was defeated two weeks ago by Fairfield, and lost last week in non-conference action to Fort Wayne Concordia.A win by the Lakers over Churubusco would give them a share of the NECC crown as well.The Lakers, though, have not had much success in recent years against ’Busco.To read the rest of this story, see the Oct. 17 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.