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City digs for cure, falls to Pats

October 14, 2010

   On a night when the Lady Eagles donned pink shirts to show their support for finding a cure for cancer on “Dig For A Cure” night, it was the Heritage Lady Patriots who left Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium with a   victory, taking a hard-fought five-game win over the Lady Eagles.
   After dropping the first game 20-25, the Lady Eagles came back to take the next two games 25-17 and 28-26 and had built a 7-2 lead in game four before falling 19-25. The Lady Eagles dropped the deciding fifth game by a 10-15 count to fall in the match 2-3.

Menzie, Mize lead Whitko in school’s first sectional title

October 13, 2010

   MARION — When it comes to high school cross country, Whitko boys’ cross country came into Tuesday in a new position.
   A favorite.
   One season removed from reaching semistate as a team for the first time in school history, the Wildcats yet again knocked on the door of history.
   Before the Marion sectional Tuesday, Whitko had never before seen a sectional team championship.

Lady Eagles soar to top spot

October 13, 2010

   MARION — 1-2-5-7-9-13. No those aren’t lottery numbers.
   Those are the placings of Lady Eagles in Tuesday’s Marion sectional. Out of a possible fewest points of 15 as a team, No. 17 Columbia City scored 24 on its way to the first sectional championship since 1986.

City pours it on in sectional opener 12-0

October 13, 2010

   FORT WAYNE — The old saying goes, “When it rains, it pours.”
   In the opening round of the Homestead girls’ soccer sectional, it was the Columbia City Lady Eagles that “rained” goal after goal on the North Side Lady Redskins on their way to a resounding 12-0 win Tuesday night.

County gridiron at its best with title shots all around

October 11, 2010

   Whether its Eagles, Wildcats or a team from “The City” that you’re talking about in Indiana high school football, then it probably has to do with a conference title race.
   Never before has it happened this late into the season. Three teams with a 7-1 record within Whitley County.
   Look through your record books, check your statistics and bring together whatever past thoughts you might have and throw them out the window. The county is in the midst of its best combined football season ever.

County rivals meet, volleyball brackets drawn

October 11, 2010

   The Indiana high school volleyball sectional pairings are out and for two Whitley County rivals, it starts off by getting a shot at each other.
   Monday, the Indiana High School Athletic Association drew up the four-class brackets for 397 schools across 64 sectional sites.
   The opening round of the tournament gets underway next week Oct. 19 through Oct. 23.
   Two of the county’s three high school teams will square off in the first round.

Postseason road set

October 11, 2010

   The Indiana high school football regular season comes to a close this week with all three Whitley County teams in contention for a conference title.
   Sunday, those same squads had their paths drawn for the postseason that will follow Oct. 22.
   Across five class divisions over 300 teams were placed into brackets that begin with three weeks of sectional play.
   Among those teams were Columbia City, Churubusco and Whitko.

Weekend win out of reach for Eagles

October 11, 2010

   Columbia City’s Sidney Bunyan lays out for a ball as teammates yell out. Columbia City traveled to the Whitko Invitational Saturday. The Lady Eagles fell in three pool play games (22-25, 21-25 to North Miami; 21-25, 14-25 to Prairie Heights; 22-25, 25-17, 7-15 to Garrett). The hosting Lady Wildcats also struggled, not advancing out of pool play. Whitko fell in three games (21-25, 15-25 to DeKalb; 25-27, 18-25 to Heritage; 9-25, 25-21, 11-15 to West Noble).

Cardiac Wildcats assure share of TRC with overtime win

October 9, 2010

   ROCHESTER––  The last two undefeated Three Rivers Conference teams took the field in Rochester Friday night, Whitko taking the long trip to face the heavily favored Zebras.
   After a close finish in overtime, the Wildcats pulled out the win, 27-24.
Rochester took a quick 14-0 lead in the beginning of the first half, but Whitko wasn’t going to let its   undefeated record slip away that easy.

Eagles fly towards NHC finish

October 9, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — Following last week’s emotional roller coaster of a win over East Noble, the concern was that the Columbia City Eagle football team might come out a bit flat for their senior night Northeast Hoosier Conference contest with the Carroll Chargers. The host Eagles erased those worries with a 24-point, first-half outburst on their way to a 31-24 win over the Chargers that was not as close as the score indicated.

CHURUBUSCO — Whitko’s boys tennis team took the 25-mile trip north on Ind. 205 to take on county-...
HUNTERTOWN — Columbia City’s boys soccer team fell 5-0 to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll...
SOUTH WHITLEY — For the second night in a row the Whitko Lady Wildcat volleyball team took the...

 

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