Archive - May 2014
Whitkoâs boys golf team grabbed a win on its home course Thursday night over West Noble, 185-203.
The Wildcats were led by Danny Zawlocki who scored 41.
Will Peters carded a 45, followed by Cole Bechtold with a 47.
Matt Hathaway finished in 45 strokes, and Tim Gensch finished off the varsity scoring with a 55.
For West Noble, Tim Dice scored a 47, Grant Moser had a 50, Jacob Musselman carded a 52, Tim Stohlman finished in 54 strokes and Kolten Peterson finished off the Chargersâ scoring with a 56.
Circle of Friends ended the year with its annual picnic at Morscheâs Park in Columbia City.
The Columbia City High School sponsored club holds a picnic in May to celebrate the friendships created during the year, and to welcome the eighth graders from Indian Springs Middle School to the high school.
Ali Ioane, Functional Life Skills teacher at ISMS and Karen Koday, Functional Life Skills teacher at CCHS, work together with Circle of Friends to create a day filled with food, fun and games.
The students took charge and organized all of the activities for the day.
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Construction bids were received and discussed at a recent Whitko Community School Corporation board meeting for building projects at both Pierceton and South Whitley Elementary schools totaling $18,659,760.
Although contracts have not been released, school leaders discussed the bids submitted and approved WCSC administration to award the contracts subject to discussion and approval.
A fast Indiana Wesleyan University track was the new sight for the IHSAA Regional competition for all three Whitley County boysâ track teams.
Qualifiers from last weekâs sectional competition were seeking a top three finish to qualify for the State Finals in Bloomington June 7.
The three schools had several performances that came close, but only the 1,600-meter relay team from Churubusco will make the trip to Bloomington by way of a second-place finish.
Columbia Cityâs boys golf team finished its final match at Eagle Glen Golf Course in prime fashion Thursday night, scoring a 148 and easily beating Wawasee by 20 strokes.
âThis was a great way for us to go out at home,â Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said.
The Eagles posted a 5-0 record at Eagle Glen.
âWe really used our home course to our advantage,â Thompson said.
The Eagles posted one of their best scores of the season, topped only by their performance at Leo when they carded a 147.
July 15, 1952 â May 28, 2014
Dennis W. Sutton, 61, of Claypool, died at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
He was born July 15, 1952, in Bluffton, a son of Richard F. and Alice Rose (Shady) Sutton. His formative years were spent in South Whitley, graduating from South Whitley High School.
He was employed at Dayco, Wolf Cage & Supply for 19 years, Whitley Feeds in South Whitley for 11 years and lastly at Advanced Auto Parts.
A member of Noble County Rabbit Fanciers where he served as president, he was also a member of Indiana Bass Masters.
An annual awards program honors Whitko High School seniors who have achieved academic and extra-curicular success.
This yearâs group was described as âoutstandingâ by WHS Principal David Parker.
âI find myself in such a state of pride for what these students accomplished,â said Parker. âWhat they have done is a testament to the great things we do as a whole here at WHS.â