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October 24th, 2014

STIFF COMPETITION: Columbia City falls to Bellmont in sectional opener

October 24, 2014

GAS CITY — Columbia City’s girls volleyball team faced stiff competition against Bellmont Thursday at the Mississinewa Sectional. Ultimately the Lady Eagles were swept aside by the Lady Braves, giving Bellmont the win toward its 10th straight sectional crown.Host Mississinewa improved to 28-2 with a rout of Norwell in the opening round of the 3A Volleyball Sectional.

October 23rd

'FOCUS IS A MUST:' ’Busco Eagles to face off against Woodlan

October 23, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Hoping to extend their five-game winning streak into this Friday, the Churubusco Eagles face off against the 6-3 Woodlan Warriors in the 7:30 p.m. sectional opener. ’Busco lucked out this year, drawing its sectional match up at home. Currently, the Eagles are ranked 16th in Class 2A AP Media Poll, as well as being ranked 186th in the state.

SECTIONAL OPENER: Eagles gearing up for opponent

October 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City opens sectional play Friday at 7 p.m. against South Side, a team Eagle Head Coach Brett Fox says is “big, athletic and aggressive. “They are just like us, their record doesn’t show much, but they play in the very tough Summit Athletic Conference,” Fox said. “The numbers don’t show it, but they are a good team.”

October 22nd

SECTIONAL OPENER: Fairfield ends Lady ’Cats’ season

October 22, 2014

GOSHEN — What had been one of the most successful Whitko Lady Wildcat volleyball seasons in recent memory came to an end in the opening round of the IHSAA Sectional at the hands of the host Fairfield Lady Falcons.
The Lady Wildcats faced a very tall, aggressive Lady Falcon squad, falling 25-17, 25-11 and 25-18.

October 21st

POSTSEASON VOLLEYBALL: Tourney set to begin tonight

October 21, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County’s volleyball teams are gearing up for the postseason, which begins tonight with the opening rounds of sectional play.
Whitko will be taking the court first, traveling to Fairfield to face the sectional host at 7 p.m. tonight. If the Lady Wildcats win, they will take on Lakeland in the semi-final game.

JAILED: Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

October 21, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the “gross negligence” the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home.
However, legal experts said the section of law Judge Thokozile Masipa quoted when she announced the double-amputee Olympic athlete’s sentence provides for a maximum of five years in prison and Pistorius could be released after 10 months in jail to serve the remainder of his sentence under house arrest.

October 20th

CROSS COUNTRY REGIONAL: Lady Eagles stay hot on cold day

October 20, 2014

LIGONIER — Temperatures in the low 40s, wind gusts to 30 miles per hour and a spitting mist — all of these greeted the teams and individuals at the West Noble IHSAA Cross Country Regional on a cold, gray Saturday morning. The weather was cold, but the Columbia City Lady Eagle team was hot enough to advance to next Saturday’s New Haven Semi-State by virtue of a fourth-place team finish.

VIDEO: "Unacceptable" in Chicago: Is Brandon Marshall right?

October 20, 2014

SI.com's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler respond to Bears' WR Brandon Marshall's comments following Chicago's Week 7 loss to the Miami Dolphins.

October 18th

FEATHERS FLY: Busco Eagles take down Fairfield 35-20

October 18, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — It was a battle among the aerial predators Friday night as the Churubusco Eagles faced off against the Fairfield Falcons for the right to hold the coveted Birds of Prey Trophy.
Busco went into to Friday night’s game having lost six times to Fairfield in the last eight years, but the Eagles decided to put a feather — a falcon feather in their caps and defeat Fairfield 35-20.

October 17th

Wildcats rebound to beat Tippy Valley

October 18, 2014

AKRON — Whitko’s football team rebounded from its first Three Rivers Conference loss to beat Tippecanoe Valley Friday night, 34-16.

The win puts the Wildcats in second place in the TRC behind Rochester, Whitko’s lone conference loss.

 

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