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NEW HAVEN â€” It wasnâ€™t pretty, but unlike figure skating basketball teams donâ€™t get style points. The Columbia City Eagle boysâ€™ basketball squad survived an ugly game with Northeast Hoosier Conference foe New Haven, leaving the Bulldogsâ€™ Armstrong Arena with a 56-43 win.
â€śYou play 24 games in a season,â€ť said Eagle Head Coach Chris Benedict. â€śThey arenâ€™t all going to be pretty, but we found a way to win.â€ť
The Eagles used a strong second quarter and a 21-9 advantage at the free throw line to overcome a first quarter deficit on their way to the win.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team will be honoring its three seniors at Saturdayâ€™s game against New Haven at Columbia City at 7:30 p.m. Pictured are the seniors, from left: Macie Hinen, Baily Rentschler and Aubrey Wright.
NOTRE DAME â€” The Trine University women raced out to an early lead and never looked back in a 70-58 victory over St. Maryâ€™s in Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Association-action Wednesday night at Angela Athletic Facility.
The Thunder came out firing on all cylinders to take a 12-0 lead, and never trailed in the contest. The win was Trineâ€™s first regular-season MIAA win ever at St. Maryâ€™s.
Columbia City senior Tristin Anglin works to turn Norwellâ€™s Chandler Schoeff at the Northeast Hoosier Conference tournament. Wrestlers from Whitko and Churubusco will join Anglin and his Columbia City teammates at the IHSAA Carroll Sectional on Saturday. The opening round begins at 8 a.m.
HUNTERTOWN â€” Indian Springs Middle Schoolâ€™s seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball teams are headed to the conference title games on Monday after winning in the semi-finals Wednesday night.
The seventh-grade Lady Eagles traveled to Carroll Middle School to face Summit Middle School (Homestead).
The Lady Eagles took an 18-7 lead at halftime and finished with a 35-12 win. The seventh-grade squad improves to a perfect 15-0 record on the season and moves on to the championship game Monday at 5 p.m. at ISMS against Maple Creek.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys travel to New Haven Friday night to face a struggling Bulldogsâ€™ squad.
New Haven, which has been a dominant contender in recent years, is 4-9 and 2-2 in the Northeast Hoosier Conference, with losses to Carroll and Norwell and wins over Bellmont and DeKalb.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls take a shot at New Haven Saturday night at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium. The Lady Bulldogs are 5-13 and 1-5 in the NHC.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls are 18-4 with only one loss at home, against Homestead (19-2).
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Some of Columbia Cityâ€™s basketball teams are getting recognized at the state level, after earning multiple weeks in the Associated Pressâ€™ Top 10 poll.
Churubuscoâ€™s boys have been ranked in Class 2A for several weeks. The Eagles dropped their second game of the season to Manchester on Saturday, but rebounded with a 100-50 win over Lakeland Christian Tuesday. The squad is seventh in its class.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls are in the Top 10 for the second week, sitting at No. 8 in Class 3A with a 17-4 record.
CCHS senior Cassie Bosselman signs a letter of intent to play volleyball for the University of Saint Francis. Pictured from left: front Debi, Bosselman, Cassie Bosselman, Gary Bosselman. Back: Columbia City Head Volleyball Coach Trish Hinen, University of Saint Francis Head Volleyball Coach Scott Haddix. Bosselman led the Eagles with 321 assists this past season, and was an All-Northeast Region Volleyball Honorable Mention selection.
FORT WAYNE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team took control of Northrop early in the game en route to a 49-28 victory Tuesday night in Fort Wayne.
Lady Eagle Elise Cormany provided the first-quarter spark to put Columbia City ahead in the first stanza, scoring back-to-back field goals, along with a 3-pointer by Aubrey Wright, to give Columbia City a 7-2 lead halfway through the first quarter.
LAGRANGE â€” The Whitko Lady Wildcats traveled to Lakeland High School Tuesday night, using a fourth-quarter outburst to come away with a come-from-behind 48-39 win over the host Lady Lakers.
After both teams put up nine first-quarter points, the Wildcats outscored the Lady Lakers by a single point in the second, 12-11, to take a 21-20 lead at halftime.