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January 11th, 2013

Whitko girls fall to Norwell

January 11, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s girls basketball team fell to visiting Norwell on Thursday night. The Lady Knights defeated the Wildcats by a final margin of 56-34.

The defeat drops Whitko to 5-10 overall on the season. Norwell is now 13-2. The Wildcats remain at 1-3 in the Three Rivers Conference.

The Wildcats kept pace with the Knights in the first quarter, getting key buckets from senior Cagney Craig to keep the score at 11-9 at the end of the first in favor of Norwell.

Indian Springs suffers first conference loss, 36-30

January 11, 2013

FORT WAYNE — Indian Springs Middle School’s 8th-grade Lady Eagle basketball team was handed its first conference loss Thursday at Woodside Middle School.

Though the Lady Eagles held the lead throughout most of the game, Woodside went on a 9-4 run in the final four minutes to win, 36-30.

The Lady Warriors switched to a zone defense, limiting Indian Springs’ offensive options.

Indian Springs head coach Trish Sittler said the game wasn’t lost due to lack of deisre.

TODAY IN SPORTS

January 11, 2013

Here are the sports headlines in Friday's Post & Mail:

CC, Homestead boys square off tonight

Whitko girls fall to Norwell

'Busco boys and girls fall in consolation

Indian Springs suffers first conference loss, 36-30

January 10th

Raising funds

January 10, 2013

Columbia City’s girls basketball team is prepping for a fundraising event at Saturday night’s game against Homestead. The Lady Eagles are raising money for Down Syndrome awareness.

Pictured above is the junior varsity and varsity teams with three local Down Syndrome children. Front row, from left, Keyan Hunter, 2, Sydney Pequignot, 9, and Addison Cordray, 3.

ISMS girls open with win

January 10, 2013

MANCHESTER — Indian Springs’ girls seventh- and eighth-grade Stars opened up their seasons Monday night with wins at Manchester. Both teams won by a score of 19-9.

The seventh-grade Stars used a strong defense that held Manchester to just four points in the first half. ISMS led 14-4 at the break.

Hannah Behm was the game’s high scorer, leading the Stars in scoring with nine points and eight rebounds. Shayla Harris added five points and eight steals.

Also scoring in the game was Shelby Mosier and Hannah Zurbrick with two points apiece and Emilee Smith with one point.

Indian Springs 8th-grade girls win 51-6

January 10, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Indian Springs Middle School’s 8th-grade Lady Eagles hosted Bellmont Tuesday evening at ISMS.

The Lady Eagles grabbed an early lead and posted a decisive 51-6 win.

Coach Trish Sittler said Darian Farber came out confident and ended with 16 points while Holly Martinez used solid defense to turn some steals and rebounds into 14 points.

TODAY IN SPORTS

January 10, 2013

Here are the sports headlines in Thursdays's Post & Mail:

ISMS girls open with win

Indian Springs 8th-grade girls win 51-6

Bonds, Clemens denied; Hall of Famers glad

Colts' offensive coordinator released from hospital

January 9th

Supporting the extra chromosome

January 9, 2013

Columbia City’s girls basketball team is supporting Down Syndrome Awareness at Saturday night’s Northeast Hoosier Conference game against Homestead. The Lady Eagles will be holding a silent auction, as well as taking donations for DSANI, Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana.

’Busco loses in NECC tourney

January 9, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s boys and girls basketball teams played host to their Central Noble counterparts Tuesday in the opening round of the Northeast Corner Conference basketball tournament.

Both Churubusco teams fell to defeat with the Lady Eagles losing 39-36 and the boys’ team dropping a 55-36 contest.

While both Eagle teams lost — relegating them to the consolation bracket of the tourney — the paths they took were quite different.

City finishes on Wright side of thriller

January 9, 2013

SYRACUSE — Countless hours of practicing free throws paid off for Aubrey Wright Tuesday night at Wawasee.

After taking a 7-0 lead to start the game, the Lady Eagles gave up the lead for the first time in the contest with 17 seconds left to play. Facing a 46-45 deficit, Wright was fouled with 10.9 seconds on the clock and knocked down both shots from the charity stripe to win, 47-46.

Wright led the team in scoring with 15 points and also tallied five steals and six rebounds. Alyssa Hansen also hit a shot from behind the arc, and Emily Whiteleather scored six in the first quarter.

 

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