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’Busco welcomes new AD; Andrew Wagner changes districts, fills Etzler’s shoes

August 11, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School welcomed a new athletic director to its team this summer.
Andrew Wagner, former athletic director at Indian Springs Middle School in Columbia City, is ready to take the next step as a high school AD.
“I’m excited to be here,” Wagner said, “and I’m very excited to be in this community.”
Wagner said he went to school with intentions to be a teacher and coach.

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Baseball, softball champs crowned at Morsches

July 14, 2011

It's been a busy few weeks at Morsches Park where post-season tournaments in both baseball and softball have been held.
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'Stangs capture second consecutive home win

July 12, 2011

The K.C. Mustangs remain undefeated at home after a 24-10 win over the Wanee Hurricanes this weekend.
After a shaky first quarter with the Hurricanes taking an early 3-0 with a field goal, the Mustangs’ veteran leader took charge.
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Whitko announces spring sports award winners

July 12, 2011

BASEBALL
Major Awards: Kody Brandenburg, Josh Pratt, Nathan Sherrard, Josh Smith, Alex Winger, Dominic Arrowood, Brandon Carpenter, Riley Cokl, Wes Gensch, Austin Mort, Colin Nicodemus, Alex Stoddard, Ryan Weigold, Wyatt Wolf, Ethan Nicodemus, Seth Patrick, Avery Robbins
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Eagle turned Spartan: Turner signs with Manchester

June 16, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — For the past four seasons Churubusco head baseball coach Mark Grove has gone into every game writing one name into the catcher position.
   Jordan Turner.
   The four-year starting catcher for the Eagles signed his letter of intent to play collegiate baseball for the Manchester Spartans.
 

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In the heat of state: Roush gives City highest finish in 1600

June 6, 2011

   BLOOMINGTON — With temperatures nearing 100 degrees in the stands and maybe more on the track, athletes braved the hot and humid conditions Saturday at the girls’ track and field state finals at Indiana  University. 
   Among the athletes running for a top-9 state medal were three Columbia City Lady Eagles.
   Two seniors and a freshman made up the most Lady Eagles to appear in the state finals for Columbia City since 2005.

Y2K comes to end at ’Busco

June 6, 2011

   BLOOMINGTON — Blistering hot, both on track and in the air, the Indiana high school boys’ track and field state finals got under way Friday at Indiana University.
   Among the 4,411 fans in attendance, six athletes from Whitley County took to the track.
   A pair of seniors from Churubusco, known better as Y2K, capped off a record-setting Eagles career.

Lady Eagles flight cut short in semifinal

June 6, 2011

   MONTICELLO — The Lady Eagles state-bound run ended with a dramatic finish Saturday.
   Columbia City was ahead against the No. 12 state-ranked Andrean 3-0 until the bottom of the sixth-inning, when the 59ers took off with a five-run rally to win, 5-3.

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Low not low enough for Wildcats: Zawlocki advances

June 6, 2011

   KENDALLVILLE — A pack of Wildcats went into Friday’s East Noble boys’ golf sectional at Noble Hawk Golf Links and one remained after the dust settled.
   As Whitko missed one of three advancing positions as a team by nine strokes, Daniel Zawlocki used his round of 77 on the par 71 course to take the fifth and final regional qualifying spot as an individual.
   Homestead took the team title at 292 ahead of Carroll (305) and DeKalb (316) — who also advanced to regional.

Talent of trio sums up City’s success

June 3, 2011

   The success of 2011 for Columbia City girls’ track and field comes down to a trio of Lady Eagles Saturday.
Invitational trophies, conference championships and several school records achieved, three girls and three events remain with one meet left to go.
   Through this trio, the young talent of Columbia City comes through in freshman Samantha Roush. The timeless veteran experience of two sectional team championships is held down by seniors Corinna Raypole and Renee Menzie.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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