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September 2nd, 2014
WATERLOO â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys and girls cross country teams entered Saturdayâ€™s 2014 Baron Classic Cross Country Invitational with specific goals in mind. For the boys, it was to run in a pack and maintain contact with each other. For the girls, it was to improve on last yearâ€™s finish.
WALTON â€” In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubuscoâ€™s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7 after a long weather delay.
Churubusco jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, and the Eaglesâ€™ defense continued to control the game in the opening minutes of the second quarter, when Churubusco held off Lewis Cass, on fourth down, one yard away from the goal, to force a turnover on downs.
SOUTH WHITLEY Ââ€” Whitkoâ€™s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady Squires Thursday evening in Manchester. Lady â€˜Cats varsity team won 3-1 and the JV team fell 2-0. Led by Whitko Head Coach Brandy Smith, the match leaders were Maddie Gawthrop with 17 kills, Elaine Warner with 37 assists and Tressa Keim with 34 digs a three aces.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast Hooser Conference, with only one loss in five matches. Thursday nightâ€™s last home match against Bellmont was no different, as the Lady Eagles downed their conference foes 192-260.
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CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s boys tennis team fell in a 5-0 match to Manchester. The Eagles suffered difficult losses, including several sweeps.
Playing the most competitive match was Luke Lillmars in No. 1 singles. Lillmars fell 6-4, 6-2 to Manchesterâ€™s Connor Eichenauer.
ROCHESTER â€” Whitkoâ€™s girls soccer team traveled to Rochester Wednesday night and fell 4-1 to the Three Rivers Conference foe. Whitkoâ€™s lone goal was scored by Riley Insley in the first half, but the Lady Zebras tallied three goals in the first half and tacked on another in the second half for the win. Whitko goalkeeper Ilyssa Bennett posted 17 saves in the loss.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Churubuscoâ€™s volleyball team traveled cross-county to South Whitley to take on the Lady Wildcats Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles picked up the win in a close, five-game match with Whitko.
FORT WAYNE â€” Web.comâ€™s Hotel Fitness Championship in Fort Wayne opens with the first round of golf today. Tee times began at 7:30 a.m. and the match will be aired on the Golf Channel. The championship consists of four rounds, with the final round on Sunday, weather permitting.
The Hotel Fitness Championship is held at Sycamore Hills Golf Club.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitko and Columbia City are bringing two different styles of play to Friday nightâ€™s county-rivalry match up in South Whitley. Columbia City brings a competitive passing game, while Whitko ran much of its season opener on the ground last week.
Whitko quarterback Garrett Elder had a strong performance on the ground in the Wildcatsâ€™ season opener against Wawasee last week. Elder was the leading ballcarrier with 168 of Whitkoâ€™s 312 rushing yards, including an 80-yard break-away run for a touchdown.