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May 12th, 2015

11 TO 1: ’Busco softball suffers loss to Concordia

May 12, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s softball team struggled at home Saturday, losing to Concordia Lutheran, 11-1.

Elaine Horn opened the game for the Lady Eagles with a solo home run to give ’Busco an early 1-0 lead. Unfortunately for the home team, that would be its only score.

TAKING THIRD: Col. City JV golf at invite

May 12, 2015

NEW HAVEN — Columbia City’s JV golf team shot 318 at the New Haven Invitational, good enough to take third place in the seven-team tournament.

Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger took first, shooting a 305. Carroll High School was second with a 313. The Eagles followed with a 318. Leo placed fourth at 332, with Huntington taking fifth at 340. Concordia was sixth at 363, with Bishop Luers rounding out the field at 377.

CLOSING OUT SEASON: Bontrager is All-State in boys volleyball

May 12, 2015

CARMEL — Columbia City’s boys volleyball team closed its season at a tourney at Carmel High School. The Eagles went 3-1 in the 15-team tournament.

The Eagles opened their day with a match against Hamilton Southeastern High School. The Eagles put together a 6-point run midway through the first game to go up 17-10 off a block by Evan Straub and a kill by Ryan Kumfer. Following a four-point run by Hamilton Southeastern, the Eagles closed out game one, 25-22.

Record-breaking runners

May 12, 2015

Indian Springs Middle School’s 1,600-meter relay team broke the conference and school records Saturday with a time of 4:16.47. Pictured from left: Jasmine Early, Macey Hill, Gabby Fry and Emma Coy.

May 11th

ROAD GAMES: Whitko baseball takes two of three over weekend

May 11, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s baseball team split three weekend road games, dropping an 11-8 decision at Bellmont on Friday evening, but rebounding to take both halves of a doubleheader at Southern Wells by scores of 7-2 and 11-1.

At Belmont, the Wildcats took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning, only to have the Braves come back with two runs each in the bottom of both the second and third innings to go up 4-1.

EXTRA INNING:Eagles fall to Bishop Luers

May 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s Eagle baseball team couldn’t take advantage of a strong pitching performance by Jacob Wolfe, dropping an eight-inning 3-2 decision to the host Bishop Luers Knights Friday evening at Indiana Tech.

Columbia City’s Jacob Wolfe and Luers’ Tony Bottone engaged in a pitching duel in the low-scoring contest.

EAGLES DOWN: ’Busco baseball loses double-header

May 11, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Saturday’s doubleheader against New Haven resulted in two losses for Churubusco’s baseball team. On its home field, the Eagles fell short of the Bulldogs 12-1 and 10-3.

New Haven came out swinging in the first game, scoring two runs in the first inning while holding ’Busco scoreless until the third.

May 8th

4TO 2: New Haven tops Eagles

May 8, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The visiting New Haven Bulldogs made the most of their limited scoring opportunities and came away with a 4-2 Northeast Hoosier Conference win over the host Columbia City Eagle baseball team Thursday evening.

Columbia City pitcher Ross Elkins gave up only four hits on the contest, but Eagle errors and a combination of passed balls and wild pitches helped the visitors to the win.

SHUT OUT: CC tennis takes New Haven

May 8, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Lady Eagle tennis team got back on the winning track Thursday evening, downing Northeast Hoosier Conference opponent New Haven 5-0 at DeVol Field.

No. 1 singles player Rachel Flauding defeated New Haven’s Lindsey DeCamp in a three-set match. After dropping the first set 6-3, Flauding came back to take the second set 6-3, and then won the deciding third set in a tie breaker 7-6 (7-4).

EAGLES DOWN: Col. City edged by No. 9 Leo

May 8, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — In a matchup of state-ranked golf teams, No. 16- ranked Columbia City fell to No. 9 Leo Thursday evening 153-155 at Eagle Glen.

Columbia City’s Spencer Klimek claimed medalist honors for the match with a one-under-par 35 on the front nine. Tyler Green was second for the Eagles with a 38.

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