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No. 3 Lakewood routs ’Busco 17-4

April 15, 2011

Churubusco first baseman Kelary Crabill attempts to pick off Lakewood Park’s Brett Taulbee. The Lady Eagles lost to the class A No. 3 team 17-4. Lakewood Park put up 10 runs in the top of the first inning and went on to win in five innings.

Post & Mail photo / Andrew Shultz

Grand ’Cat walks ’Busco off

April 14, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko had its errors, saw a deficit all night, but on one swing erased all of that.
   Battling back for a second time from a two-run Churubusco lead, the Wildcats loaded the bases tied 5-5 in the seventh inning for senior Josh Pratt.
   Needing just one run for the win, Pratt cleared the bases with a walk-off grand slam shot clearing the 343-yard centerfield fence for the win 9-5.

Freshman’s debut puts City in win column

April 14, 2011

   GARRETT — Two Voddes are better than one.
   Wednesday night, freshman Allie Vodde followed her older sister Cassie Vodde’s footsteps as a Lady Eagles pitcher.
   The young Vodde made her debut on the mound allowing just three hits in a 9-0 shutout win at Garrett.

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Lady ’Cats tagged out by West Noble 7-1

April 14, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko softball dropped to 2-2 on the season after Wednesday night.
   The Lady Wildcats fell to West Noble at home 7-1.

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’Busco left in dust 13-2

April 14, 2011

Churubusco’s Kasey Gibson slides in at home against Manchester Wednesday at home. The Lady Eagles fell to 0-2 on the season falling to the Lady Squires 13-2.

Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott

Whitko masters county rivals

April 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — The high school boys’ golf season got underway within Whitley County lines for all three of its teams Tuesday.
   Eel River Golf Course played host to Columbia City and Whitko with Churubusco on its home course squaring off in a tri-meet debut.
   A comfortable night on the back nine had the Wildcats show midseason form with a team score of 178 to come away with two wins.

Wounded Eagles overcome injury for upset

April 13, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Columbia City boys’ track has had to overcome its fair share of odds.
   After inclement weather gave the Eagles a late start, Columbia City opened the season Tuesday without its top scorer from a season ago.
   Despite it all, the Eagles hit the road to face some of the toughest competition in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.
   A see-saw meet at Homestead had Columbia City trailing by as much as nine points early on. The Eagles came back to gain the lead by 13 points at one time.

Lady Eagles shut down in title rematch

April 13, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City softball’s 2010 season ended with a loss to Wawasee in the sectional championship.
   Tuesday, the Lady Eagles opened the 2011 the same way with a 2-0 loss at home to the Lady Warriors.

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Team depth carries City to win over Spartans

April 13, 2011

   The Columbia City Lady Eagle track and field team continued its success against quality teams with an 84-40 win over the visiting Homestead Lady Spartans Tuesday.
   The Lady Eagles claimed wins in 12 of 16 events in the win.

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’Busco boys top Westview; girls given first loss

April 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — Four Eagle athletes worked to score 45 of Churubusco’s 80 points in their 80-52 boys track win over Westview at home Tuesday night.
   Kyle Monk (14), Kyle Mathewson (13), Josh LeFever (11) and Jeremy Forker (10), all scored in double digits to lead their team to victory.

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