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May 13th, 2011

Hazel Hartley, 96

May 13, 2011

Hazel L. Hartley, 96, of Columbia City, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Sycamore Village, Fort Wayne. Born May 28, 1914 in Mercer County, Pa., she was a daughter of Charles and Emma (Miller) Musselman.
She lived in Allen and Noble counties until moving to Florida and then returned to Whitley County. She married Ralph “Jack” Hartley. She worked for Fort Wayne Community Schools at Lakeside School as a cook.

Four-peat: ’Cats remain atop TRC

May 13, 2011

   WABASH — For the athletes on Whitko’s boys track and field team, there hasn’t been a season where they haven’t been a champion.
   Thursday, the Wildcats set out to meet their biggest goal of the year.
   A four-peat.

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’Busco ‘Owens’ Westview

May 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — It’s been a long uphill battle for Brent Owen.
   Injury setbacks have put his baseball future into question at times.
   Thursday, Owen fought through those areas of concern to get back to what he knows best.
   Pitching.
   The senior slinger made just his third start of the season against Westview at home.

Burkhart throws no-no in senior night win 10-0

May 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — A perfect ending for four seniors came Thursday as Churubusco softball held its final home game of the season.
   The Lady Eagles came away with a 10-0 win in five innings over Westview.

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Whitko educators bone up on technology in the classroom

May 13, 2011

PIERCETON — A contingent of math and science teachers, along with other select faculty and administrators in the Whitko Community School Corporation were recently bombarded with today’s educational buzz phrase — “21st-Century Learning.”
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County teams to open softball sectionals

May 13, 2011

   INDIANAPOLIS — Thursday, the Indiana High School Athletic Association held its drawing for softball sectional brackets to take place the week of May 23-28.
   Among those drawn, three Whitley County teams found out their fate.
   In two sectional tournaments, local teams will play the opening game.

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Zwick leads Lady ’Cats in runner-up finish to Wabash

May 13, 2011

   WABASH — For a third season in a row, Whitko girls’ track and field had to settle for second place at the Three Rivers Conference meet.
   Thursday at Southwood High School, the Lady Wildcats had Wabash beat them for a third consecutive season 124-106 for the conference crown.

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Tech lecture part of plan

May 13, 2011

PIERCETON — The recent introduction to technology in the classroom given to staff members of Whitko Community School Corporation was part of an ongoing process, according to Superintendent Steve Clason.
“Over two years ago, the state board of education and the department of education decided to push two major initiatives,” said Clason.
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Eagles break into NHC win column

May 13, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — The one certain result of Thursday evening’s golf match between the host Columbia City Eagles and the New Haven Bulldogs was that one of the two teams was going to get its first Northeast   Hoosier Conference win. 
   Which of the teams that would be was still in doubt after the first four golfers for each team turned in their score cards.
   The No. 5 player for the Eagles carded a team-leading 43 to give the Eagles a 179-185 victory at the Links of Eagle Glen.

CC honors five, falls to Carroll

May 13, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Thursday’s tennis match at the DeVol Field courts was a good news bad news story for the host Columbia City Lady Eagles.
   The bad news was that City lost to the visiting No. 22 ranked Carroll Lady Chargers 5-0.
   The good news was that the Lady Eagles finished their best season in recent memory with a third-place finish in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s boys tennis team fell in a 5-0 match to Manchester. The Eagles suffered...
ROCHESTER — Whitko’s girls soccer team traveled to Rochester Wednesday night and fell 4-1 to the...
SOUTH WHITLEY — Churubusco’s volleyball team traveled cross-county to South Whitley to take on the...

 

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