May 7th, 2015
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s softball team lost to Adams Central Wednesday night 10-0.
In a game that was never close, the Lady Eagles struggled to get on base, ending the game with only two hits.
The Flying Jets scored three runs in the first and two in the second to take an early 5-0 lead.
LEO Ââ€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle tennis team took on the Leo Lady Lions Wednesday evening in a non-conference matchup at Leo. The Lady Eagles fell by a close 3-2 decision.
Wins for the Lady Eagles came at No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles. In the No. 3 singles contest, Hannah Clark continued her solid play with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Leoâ€™s Olivia Roth.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Whitley County Farmers Market will open for the 15th consecutive season Saturday on the Whitley County Courthouse Square.
Market hours continue each Saturday until Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
CHURUBUSCO â€” A fifth-inning rally lifted Churubuscoâ€™s baseball team to a 5-3 win over Fremont Wednesday night.
After falling behind 3-1 in the first inning, consistency at the mound and solid fielding by â€™Buscoâ€™s defense held Fremont scoreless for the next six innings.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitko baseball Head Coach Eric Hisner knew for his team to be successful this year the team's pitching staff was going to have to develop quickly. Hisner found out just how good his pitchers have become Wednesday night when the Wildcats faced a Wabash team with seven players hitting over .300. The Whitko pitchers held their own and threw the 'Cats to a 5-4 victory against the Apaches.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently visited The Impact Center Food Pantry to celebrate its growth at Victory Christian Fellowship Church in Columbia City with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Founded in 1999, The Impact Center Food Pantry serves more than 1,200 men, women and children each month, providing not only non-perishables, but fresh fruit, vegetables, bread and more.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Junior Achievement (JA) is constantly working towards the education of youth through hands-on learning activities to reinforce core business and economic concepts.
Through JA, students learn about their roles as individuals, consumers and workers in the local, national and global economy.
GARRETT â€” A seven-run outburst in the fifth inning powered Columbia Cityâ€™s Eagle baseball team to an 11-2 win over the home-standing Garrett Railroaders Wednesday evening.
The visiting Eagles picked up a run in the top of the first inning to go up 1-0. They held onto that lead until the bottom of the third inning when the Railroaders pushed across two runs to take a 2-1 lead.
Passages Profiles â€™15 is a 10-week series of features published each Thursday about the programs of Passages, the local organization that has been serving those with intellectual disabilities since 1954.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Passages, Inc. has built a name for itself in the Columbia City and Whitley County communities for its care and programming for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Lesser known is that another program, Whitley Crossings Neighborhood Corporation falls under the umbrella of Passages Inc.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s softball team took a big lead and was able to get some players into the game who earned valuable experience Wednesday.
Whitko got contributions from everyone on the way to beating Wabash 14-1 in five innings.