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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.

ROAD GAMES: Whitko baseball takes two of three over weekend

May 11, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s baseball team split three weekend road games, dropping an 11-8 decision at Bellmont on Friday evening, but rebounding to take both halves of a doubleheader at Southern Wells by scores of 7-2 and 11-1.

At Belmont, the Wildcats took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning, only to have the Braves come back with two runs each in the bottom of both the second and third innings to go up 4-1.

EXTRA INNING:Eagles fall to Bishop Luers

May 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s Eagle baseball team couldn’t take advantage of a strong pitching performance by Jacob Wolfe, dropping an eight-inning 3-2 decision to the host Bishop Luers Knights Friday evening at Indiana Tech.

Columbia City’s Jacob Wolfe and Luers’ Tony Bottone engaged in a pitching duel in the low-scoring contest.


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