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Three champs lead ’Busco at Homestead Inv.

November 29, 2010

   FORT WAYNE — It’s one of the toughest tournaments Churubusco may have all year and its the first one for the Eagle wrestlers.
   Saturday, ’Busco took a young team to the Homestead duals in a field that featured state qualifiers.
   Despite going 2-3 and finishing fourth on out of six teams, Churubusco came away with three individual weight class champions.

Lady Eagles put North out of reach

November 27, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — Friday night was just another step in the right direction for Columbia City girls’ basketball and its preparation for what matters most, the postseason.
   Picking up their third consecutive win over Fort Wayne North Side 47-30, the Lady Eagles improved to 4-1 in working for a strong run in February.

Battle of felines ends in Warsaw clawing Whitko

November 27, 2010

   SOUTH WHITLEY — The Lady Wildcats were handed a 65-46 loss by the Warsaw Lady Tigers Friday night.
   The game kicked off with a three-point play by Karissa Olinske and was followed by several more three-pointers by the junior guard.
   “She was hitting well, we were able to kick it out to her and she dropped the shots,” Whitko head coach Rob Bell said.
   Olinske racked up four three-point shots and 23 points for the Lady ’Cats and also led the team in steals with four.

Controversial winning shot lifts City over Whitko

November 24, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — It wasn’t the 15 lead changes, the quick 10-2 start by Columbia City or even the game-high 22 points by Whitko’s Logan Irwin that was on everyone’s mind after exiting Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium Wednesday night.
   Everyone asked the question at least once. Was it a two or three?

Tough defense gets City win on the road

November 24, 2010

   LEO — Offense is always necessary to win any sport but defense can win you plenty as well.
   Tuesday night, Columbia City girls’ basketball began its first winning streak after hitting the road to Leo.    The Lady Eagles (3-1) used a stifling defensive press to win their second consecutive game beating the Lady Lions 42-22.

No. 10 Braves open Culp era with loss

November 24, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City wrestling team opened a new season Tuesday night.
   The match was also the first for new head coach Blane Culp. In the first of only two home matches this season the young Eagle team faced off against a veteran Bellmont squad with the CCHS wrestling alumnae in attendance.
   The Eagles managed only a forfeit win against the always tough Braves in the varsity match falling by a 73-6 score.

Eagles program continues climb to new heights

November 22, 2010

   A final look back on the Indiana high school football season sees a combined 30-6 record for Whitley County go down as easily the best ever for three area high school squads.
   The last part of that exciting season ended Friday night in the semistate round but not without plenty of history made by Churubusco in 2010.

City giant in return home

November 22, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Lady Eagle basketball team finished both halves against the Marion Lady Giants with strong inside play. The Lady Eagles out scored the visitors 44-27 in the second and fourth quarters to take a 65-50 win Saturday night.
   After a close first quarter that went back and forth the Eagles finally took the lead 9-6 on an inside basket by senior Corinna Raypole. A basket from the right wing by junior Samara Qureshi gave Columbia City an 11-8 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Elkhart M. deals ’Cats lopsided loss

November 22, 2010

   ELKHART — It’s been a roller coaster start to the season for Whitko girls’ basketball just four games into schedule.
   Two wins under their belt, the Lady Wildcats have had tough competition follow up each win.
   After a home opening win, Whitko fell to Columbia City. Following a county victory over Churubusco last week, a long road trip to Elkhart Memorial finished with a lopsided loss to the Lady Chargers 79-33.

SEMI-SHOCKED: ’Busco’s record 2010 season ends in semi-state loss

November 20, 2010

   LAFAYETTE —  Only four teams remained in Class A Indiana high school football heading into Friday night.
   For the second time in four seasons, Churubusco was one of those teams. Between the Eagles and their second state finals appearance in school history was the best Class A had to offer in defending champion Lafayette Central Catholic.

 

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