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HOME RUN START: Whitko baseball holds off Chargers

May 19, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — A late surge from West Noble came up short and Whitko’s baseball team earned its 17th win of the season Monday, 5-3.

Tanner Gaff hit a solo shot over the fence in the first to start the game.

13 to 6: Lady Eagle softball slugs Norwell

May 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — In a game shortened to five innings, Columbia City’s Lady Eagle softball team used the long ball to down visiting Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Norwell 13-6 Monday evening.

Every time the visiting Lady Knights scored, the Lady Eagles responded with offensive output of their own.

TAKING THIRD: Eagles golf at Zionsville

May 18, 2015

ZIONSVILLE — Columbia City’s golf team placed third in the prestigious Dave Sollman Invitational at Zionsville, downing ranked teams in the process.

The Eagles, ranked No. 15 in the latest coaches’ poll shot a 312, behind only No. 3-ranked Westfield’s 297, and No. 1-ranked Center Grove which shot a 302. The Eagles placed ahead of No. 2-Ranked Carmel’s 318 and No. 6-ranked Zionsville in the 17-team tournament.

CONFERENCE CHAMPS: Churubusco boys track wins Northeast Corner Conference title

May 18, 2015

ANGOLA — Churubusco’s boys track team traveled to Angola and came home with the Northeast Corner Conference crown.

The boys blew away their opponents, scoring 28.5 more points than the second-best team, Fairfield, to take the win.

Whitko rallies to beat Col. City, 9-8

May 15, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Friday night was one of the most competitive games played between Whitko’s and Columbia City’s baseball teams.

The Eagles led the entire game only to see the Wildcats score in the bottom of the seventh inning to earn a 9-8 victory.

Columbia City scored three runs in the top of the seventh to earn what seemed like a safe 8-5 lead.

Whitko took advantage of a throwing error by the Eagles to score Zach Snep and Tanner Gaff.

Drew Bradford followed that with a single to bring in Hunter Sroufe.

O’Dell signs to play football

May 15, 2015

Drew O’Dell, Columbia City senior, signed a letter of intent to play football for the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio.

O’Dell will study sports business at Mount Union. Pictured, from front left: Ross O’Dell, father; Drew O’Dell; and Lisa O’Dell, mother. Back: Columbia City Head Football Coach Brett Fox.

ISMS: Golfers place second

May 15, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Indian Springs Middle School hosted its annual invitational golf tournament Saturday at Eagle Glen Golf Course. Indian Springs’ girls team placed second, losing in a tiebreaker.

Indian Springs shot a 273 as a team to tie for first in the five-team tournament, but took second on a tiebreaker.

ROAD MATCHES: ’Busco tennis splits

May 15, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s Lady Eagle tennis team split a pair of away matches, dropping a 5-0 decision to Prairie Heights on Monday, coming back on Tuesday evening to claim a 3-2 win over Lakeland.

In Monday’s contest against Prairie Heights, Churubusco’s Audrey Gier-cher fell 6-3, 6-1 to Andra Ledgerwood.

SECOND IN NHC: Col. City tennis finishes

May 15, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s tennis team wrapped up the Northeast Hoosier Conference portion of its schedule Thursday evening at the DeVol Field courts. The Lady Eagles fell to Carroll by a 4-1 score on Senior night.

At No.1 singles Eagle Rachel Flauding fell 6-0, 6-1 to Carroll’s Sydney Jackson.

TRC MEET: Whitko girls win

May 15, 2015

WABASH — Whitko’s girls track team edged Northfield to take the Three Rivers Conference track and field title at Southwood Thursday evening.

Whitko put up 122.5 points to finish ahead of Northfield’s 114.5 points. Rochester was third at 84 points, with Southwood taking fourth with 81.5.

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