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Columbia City extends win streak to three

April 22, 2011

   ANGOLA — After a 1-1 start to the season, Columbia City girls’ tennis have gone through the second week of the young season with a win streak.
   Following wins at home Monday and Wednesday, the Lady Eagles hit the road for a match Thursday.
   Columbia City got wins from both its singles and doubles players but a three-set match in No. 3 singles lifted the Lady Eagles to a 3-2 win at Angola.

Lady Eagles topple sectional foe HN

April 22, 2011

   HUNTINGTON — It’s just under a month until the girls’ track sectional but Columbia City got a taste of its’ competition Thursday.
   The defending sectional champions traveled to Huntington North. The Lady Vikings have been the major competition for the Lady Eagles trading sectional titles for the last three seasons.
   The regular season preview gave Columbia City good signs for the postseason with a 75-57 win over Huntington.

Canterbury posts low numbers, beat Eagles

April 22, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — The weather was good for Columbia City boys’ golf and the numbers were better.
   However, Fort Wayne Canterbury posted two numbers under 40 to win 161-182.

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Teams look for make-ups, CC softball game canceled Friday

April 21, 2011

   Mother Nature has not been kind to the sports schedule in Whitley County.
   Tuesday and Wednesday are a prime example of what truly controls the schedule.
   The weather.
   Just a week and a half into the busy spring sports schedule, wet conditions and less than ideal temperatures have given several teams across the county a slow start to the season.

Camps, tournaments set dates for summer

April 20, 2011

   Summer time brings the offseason for a lot of teams. It’s also time for the local youth to learn from those teams with camps and tournaments.
   In April, several high school programs have announced dates for the summer.

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Tuesday sports schedule washed out, Wednesday cancelations

April 19, 2011

   Heavy rain and thunderstorms across northern Indiana canceled high school sports for Whitley County schools Tuesday and Wednesday.
   For Wednesday, Columbia City baseball and softball are canceled due to wet conditions. Whitko girls' tennis will be moved to May 4 at home against Rochester. Also canceled are: Lady Wildcats varsity and junior varsity softball and junior varsity baseball.

’Busco survives chilling rivalry

April 18, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Everything about Monday night was cold.
   Columbia City and Churubusco didn’t only find themselves battling each other on the baseball diamond but the bone-chilling weather as well.
   Temperatures leveling off around 40 degrees didn’t help to make a county rivalry anymore heated.
 

City brooms up ’Busco 5-0

April 18, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Monday night’s cold blustery weather wasn’t the only inhospitable thing at the DeVol Field tennis courts. The Columbia City Lady Eagle tennis squad was not the model host as they shut out visiting Whitley County rival Churubusco 5-0.
   I think we played fairly well for a Monday night match,” Columbia City head coach Katie Myers said. “Most of the girls kept focused on their matches.”

Nicodemus shells out 6-1 win for ’Cats

April 18, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — It took five innings for Whitko’s baseball team to heat up their bats in the nearly freezing temperatures Monday against West Noble.
   However, after two innings of scoring, the ’Cats won 6-1.
 

City-peat: Lady Eagles take Luers for fourth time

April 18, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Four seasons ago when the Columbia City girls’ track team picked up the Fort Wayne Bishop Luers Invitational on the schedule it was just another weekend meet.
   Four years later, the Luers’ invite has become one controlled by the Lady Eagles.
   In what has been rightfully dubbed a City-peat, or four-peat, Columbia City won a fourth consecutive Luers title Saturday 81.5-67.

 

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