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May 6th, 2015
ZIONSVILLE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Eagle boysâ€™ volleyball team traveled to Zionsville on Saturday, for a 10-team tourney at Zionsville High School. The Eagles finished the day with a 1-3 record.
Columbia City opened play against Lafayette Jefferson in what was the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
DECATUR â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boysâ€™ track team took second in a Northeast Hoosier Conference triangular track meet with Carroll and host Bellmont Tuesday evening. The Chargers took first with 101 points. The Eagles were second with 37, and the Braves took third with 29 points.
WATERLOO â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s tennis team continued a string of wins, downing host DeKalb 4-1 in a match played under ominous skies in Waterloo Tuesday night.
In the match at No. 1 singles, the Lady Baronsâ€™ Kelsey Helmkamp defeated Columbia Cityâ€™s Rachel Flauding 6-0, 6-1.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team dug itself an early 6-0 hole and never rebounded as they dropped a 13-3, 10-run loss to visiting Northeast Hoosier Conference foe, DeKalb Monday evening at the Morsches Park diamond.
Columbia City gave up six first inning runs, fueled in part by early walks to the Lady Barons. Columbia City pitcher walked the first two DeKalb batters after opening each at-bat with two strikes. With two runners on a Columbia City error loaded the bases.
FORT WAYNE â€” Churubuscoâ€™s baseball team lost a close game to Bluffton Monday night at Parkview Field, 4-3.
The Eagles struggled offensively in the early innings, failing to score a single run until the top of the sixth.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” In order to be the best you have to beat the best. The Whitko Wildcats baseball team put the rest of the Three Rivers Conference on notice Monday night when the Wildcats pounded out an 11-6 win against defending conference champion Northfield.
â€śTo knock off the defending conference champion and give them a loss is big,â€ť said Whitko Head Coach Eric Hisner. â€śWe had to find an identity early in the season and we are growing with each game.â€ť
COLUMBIA CITY â€” In a showdown between two Whitley County tennis teams, Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagles downed their Churubusco counterparts 5-0 Monday evening at the DeVol Field courts.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Rachel Flauding took a tough first set from Churubuscoâ€™s Camille Cseri 7-6, winning 10-8 in the tie breaker. Flauding took the second set 6-2 for the win at No. 1 singles.
FORT WAYNE â€” Churubuscoâ€™s softball team held a sixth-inning rally and closed out Northrop Saturday, 10-8.
After the first inning left the score 2-1 in favor of Churubusco, neither team scored through the second and third.
â€™Busco came out swinging in the fourth inning, tallying four runs to increase the Lady Eagle lead to 6-1.
TOPEKA Ââ€” In a doubly momentous occasion, Churubuscoâ€™s Eagle baseball team scored a 14-9 win over West Noble Saturday in a game played at Westview. The win gave the Eagles the Northeast Corner Conference Tournament title and Head Coach Mark Grove his 500th win as a coach.
Churubusco jumped out in front, scoring four runs in the top of the second inning. The Eagles added another run in the top of the third to take a 5-0 lead.
KENDALLVILLE ÂÂâ€” Dominating performances by relay teams helped Columbia Cityâ€™s girls track team take second at the East Noble Relays Saturday.
The 800-meter relay team of Regan Decker, Molly Green, Hannah Wappes and Elise Cormany finished first with a time of 1 minute, 49 seconds.