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8 TO 7 LOSS: Lady Wildcats drop close TRC contest

May 14, 2015

ROCHESTER — Two runs in their last at-bat gave host Rochester Lady Zebras a Three Rivers Conference win over the visiting Whitko Lady Wildcats Wednesday night, 8-7.

The Wildcats pushed across two runs in the top of the second inning to take the lead early. Rochester tied the contest with two runs of its own in the bottom of the third.

6 TO 5: Whitko baseball wins in nine

May 14, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — It took nine innings, but the Whitko Wildcat baseball team claimed a 6-5 home Three Rivers Conference win over the Rochester Zebras Wednesday.

In a very evenly played game, both teams put up three runs in the first inning, with Rochester getting theirs in the top half of the first and Whitko matching them in the bottom half.

BAD INNING: Costs Lady Eagles

May 14, 2015

HUNTERTOWN — Three hits and three walks by the host Carroll Lady Chargers in the fourth inning helped send the visiting Columbia City softball team to a 7-4 Northeast Hoosier Conference loss Wednesday evening.

The Lady Eagles drew first blood, when lead-off batter Ciarra Ivy singled past third base, advanced on a sacrifice by Alexis Waldeck, and scored on a double by catcher Ashley Williamson, to give the Lady Eagles a 1-0 lead.

EAGLE VICTORY: CCHS golf downs East Noble

May 13, 2015

KENDALLVILLE ­— Columbia City High School’s golf team ran its overall record to 7-2 with a 160-188 win over host East Noble in Tuesday evening’s Northeast Hoosier Conference match at Noble Hawk Golf Club.

Columbia City put up solidly consistent numbers with its top four scores all within a two-stroke span.

LADY EAGLES 5-0 IN CONFERENCE: Col. City netters win versus Knights

May 13, 2015

KENDALLVILLE — Columbia City’s Lady Eagle tennis team kept its Northeast Hoosier Conference record spotless taking a hard-fought 3-2 win over the host East Noble Lady Knights.

At No. 1 singles, East Noble’s Haley Schroeder downed Columbia City’s Rachel Flauding, 6-3, 6-3.

COL. CITY LOSS: Eagles drop close contest to Knights

May 13, 2015

KENDALLVILLE — In weather conditions more closely resembling early March than early May, Columbia City’s baseball team saw a 3-1 lead evaporate into a 4-3 loss to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe East Noble on the Knights home field Tuesday evening.

The Eagles broke on top with back-to-back singles by Justin Dailey and Carson Reed. Dailey scored when Jacob Wolfe reached first safely on an East Noble error to give Columbia City a 1-0 lead.

11 TO 1: ’Busco softball suffers loss to Concordia

May 12, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s softball team struggled at home Saturday, losing to Concordia Lutheran, 11-1.

Elaine Horn opened the game for the Lady Eagles with a solo home run to give ’Busco an early 1-0 lead. Unfortunately for the home team, that would be its only score.

TAKING THIRD: Col. City JV golf at invite

May 12, 2015

NEW HAVEN — Columbia City’s JV golf team shot 318 at the New Haven Invitational, good enough to take third place in the seven-team tournament.

Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger took first, shooting a 305. Carroll High School was second with a 313. The Eagles followed with a 318. Leo placed fourth at 332, with Huntington taking fifth at 340. Concordia was sixth at 363, with Bishop Luers rounding out the field at 377.

CLOSING OUT SEASON: Bontrager is All-State in boys volleyball

May 12, 2015

CARMEL — Columbia City’s boys volleyball team closed its season at a tourney at Carmel High School. The Eagles went 3-1 in the 15-team tournament.

The Eagles opened their day with a match against Hamilton Southeastern High School. The Eagles put together a 6-point run midway through the first game to go up 17-10 off a block by Evan Straub and a kill by Ryan Kumfer. Following a four-point run by Hamilton Southeastern, the Eagles closed out game one, 25-22.

Record-breaking runners

May 12, 2015

Indian Springs Middle School’s 1,600-meter relay team broke the conference and school records Saturday with a time of 4:16.47. Pictured from left: Jasmine Early, Macey Hill, Gabby Fry and Emma Coy.

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