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WILDCATS DOWN: Whitko falls by three at home

December 11, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitko boys basketball team dug a nine-point hole Tuesday Night before a fourth quarter rally fell just short allowing the visiting Central Noble Cougars to escape with a 58-55 win.
Central Noble outscored the Wildcats 16-11 in the first quarter and 11-8 in the second to take a 27-19 lead at halftime.

EAGLES BATTLE CONTINUES: Fast start, free throws key Columbia City basketball win

December 10, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — In a battle of Eagles, the visiting Columbia City Eagles used a strong first quarter and good free throw shooting down the stretch to down the Churubusco Eagles 59-51 in Tuesday night’s battle of Whitley County rivals.
Columbia City raced out to a 16-5 lead at the end of the first quarter, led by six free throws from 6-feet 7-inch junior Brachen Hazen and three-point baskets from Justin Bachelder and Cooper Parish.

BATTLE OF THE EAGLES: Columbia City wins wrestling against Churubusco

December 10, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — The Columbia City Eagles wrestling team traveled down Ind. 205 to Churubusco for a match with Whitley County foe, the host Churubusco Eagles. Columbia City took 10-of-14 bouts to claim the match 54-18 over host Churubusco.
With matches starting at 145 pounds, the host Eagles jumped out to lead 3-0 as Busco senior Chase Downing squared off against Columbia City freshman Hunter Reed. Downing took a 2-0 lead at the end of the first period on a takedown. A reversal and a penalty point in the third period gave Downing a 5-0 win over Reed.

PRO FOOTBALL RECAP: In case you missed it, here are all the games

December 9, 2014

Thursday Night Football 12/4/14

Dallas (9-4) 41

Chicago (5-8) 28

Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested first half the score was 14-7 in Dallas’ favor. Dallas was able to use an early second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.

Sunday 12/7/14

MASTODONS FACE EXTINCTION: Boilermakers finishes strong, beat IPFW, 63-43

December 9, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Only a handful of Division I college basketball teams have a pair of 7-footers capable of starting each night.
Purdue is among that handful with 7-foot junior A.J. Hammons and 7-2 freshman Isaac Haas, who showed their value Monday night in a 63-43 victory against in-state rival IPFW.

KAYLA DUNN: Named MIAA Player of the week

December 9, 2014

ANGOLA — Trine’s Kayla Dunn has been named Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Dunn, a Columbia City High School graduate, averaged 16.5 points, five rebounds and three steals in leading the Thunder to a pair of MIAA victories last week.

WARRIORS FALL: Lady ’Cats win 57-19

December 8, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — An improved Lady ’Cats varsity team coupled with a burgeoning North Miami basketball program, led to a 57-19 victory for Whitko Saturday night.
Following a win and a much needed tune-up, the Lady Wildcats appeared mentally prepared going into Saturday’s matchup.

BUZZER BEATER: Lady Eagles 8-0

December 8, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — After racing out to a big first quarter lead, the Columbia City Lady Eagles kept their season slate clean at 8-0 with a much needed shot at the buzzer, giving them a 58-57 win over Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll in a game at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium, Saturday night.

EAGLE VICTORY: ’Busco routs Westview, 56-44

December 7, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — In basketball it’s fun to get out and run, hit lay-ups and jack up three-pointers. But it’s close, hard-fought games that will build character.
The Churubusco Eagles basketball team got out and ran when it could, but for the most part against Westview, ‘Busco had to stand and fight. Friday night, it took the Eagles three-and-a half quarters to pull away from the Warriors as ‘Busco improved to 2-0 with a 56-44 victory.

JV 1-2 RECORD: Churubusco girls basketball

December 5, 2014

CHURUBUSCO ­— The Churubusco Lady Eagle JV posted a 1-2 record over the past week, winning a home contest over the Woodlan Lady Warriors but dropping road contests to the Eastside Lady Blazers and the Adams Central Flying Jets.

 

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