Columbia Cityâ€™s girls tennis team recenty held its banquet and awards ceremony. From left: Macie Hinen, Most Wins, Most Valuable Player and 1st-Team All-Conference doubles; Cassie Bosselman, 2nd-Team All-Conference doubles; Bayley Smith, Team Captain and 2nd-Team All-Conference doubles; Aubrey Wright Most Improved, Most Valuable Player and 1st-Team All-Conference doubles; Rachel Flauding, Mental Attitude; and Hannah Clark, Coachesâ€™ Award.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys golf team takes the next step on the road to the IHSAA state finals tournament on Thursday when the Eagles travel to Warsawâ€™s Stonehenge Golf Club for regional competition.
The Eagles qualified for regional play with a 303-305 win over Plymouth that gave Columbia City the sectional crown. Warsaw was the third team to qualify from the sectional. The Tigers posted a 315 score.
Columbia Cityâ€™s boys track team announced its award winners at its annual banquet. Award winners from left include: Gage Emrick, Most Valuable Runner, hurdles; Heath Atkins, Most Valuable Jumper, long jump; Andrew McFarland - Most Valuable Runner- 200- and 400-meter dash and Most Valuable Participant; Noah Judd- Rookie of the Year, 400-meter dash; and Tim Hearld, Most Valuable Jumper, high jump.
WHITING â€” All good things come to an end. For Churubuscoâ€™s Eagle baseball team, one of the best seasons in recent memory came to an end Saturday in the finals of the Whiting IHSAA Regional with a 12-2 loss to Lafayette Central Catholic.
Churubusco started regional competition with a 6-1 win over Boone Grove in the semifinal game. The Eagles jumped out to an early lead with two runs in the bottom of the first inning.
BLOOMINGTON â€” Whitley County track athletes made the trip to the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex at Indiana University, Bloomington, for the IHSAA State Finals track meet on Friday and Saturday.
Two Whitley County athletes made it to the awards podium. Columbia City junior Andrew McFarland placed third in the boys 400-meter dash and Whitko sophomore Kaitlyn Reed placed ninth in the high jump.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s Eagle baseball team takes the next step along the road to a possible state championship when it travels to Whiting for IHSAA regional play on Saturday. The Eagles will take on a team from Boone Grove High School in game two, which begins at noon.
Boone Grove and the Eagles enter the game with almost identical stats. Both teams boast 20-7 records with the Wolves of Boone Grove also having a tie on their record. Churubusco is scoring 8.3 runs per game, while the Wolves are averaging 8.4 runs per contest.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Athletes from all three Whitley County high schools are preparing for this weekendâ€™s IHSAA state finals track and field meet at the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex at Indiana University, Bloomington.
The boys meet begins Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. Churubuscoâ€™s 3,200-meter relay team of Blake Gross, Jacob Eyer, Chance Gallmeier and Alex Turnbow will be the first Whitley County athletes to compete.
Columbia City High School held its annual girls track banquet last week. Coach Bob Fahl presented the following awards: (Front row, from left) junior Hannah Wappes, Most Valuable Runner; freshman Alissa Jagger, Most Improved Runner; senior Kailynn Miller, Most Valuable Track Athlete; senior Lauren Ottinger, Most Improved Field Event; (Back row) senior Samina Qureshi, Coaches Award; senior Morgan Von Seggern, Mental Attitude; senior Sydney Burdge, Most Valuable Field Event; and senior Abbi Gottfried, Rookie of the Year.