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SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s school board selected a new head coach for its boys basketball program — someone who has much experience with Whitley County basketball.

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Though Columbia City canceled its park baseball and softball leagues, the diamonds are still getting full use at Morsches Park, as tournaments filled the fields with players from all over the area last weekend.

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CHURUBUSCO—After nearly two decades with Smith-Green Community Schools, Nate Wright is stepping into yet another new role.

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FREMONT — A 50% capacity crowd was treated to an exciting night of racing last Saturday, as 91 cars were on hand for opening night at Angola Motorsports Speedway, in Fremont.

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CHURUBUSCO —Kick-off for Churubusco’s summer tennis camp will be June 13, where participants can sign-up, hit the courts and enjoy a cookout from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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It’s still unclear whether high school extracurricular activities will resume in the fall. However, even if Gov. Eric Holcomb’s Back ton Track Indiana plan goes according to schedule through the target reopening date of July 4, Parkview Health officials don’t expect sporting events to look t…

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Swimming, diving, splashing and sliding will not be happening this summer at area public swimming pools as the COVID-19 virus has caused them to be added to the list of things that will be closed.

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SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko Community Schools approved the hire of Julius Mays as the new athletic director Monday evening during the Whitko School Board meeting. Mays joins the Whitko team after a successful run as the assistant athletic director for the Marion Giants.

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CHURUBUSCO — After a disappointing end to his track career for Churubusco, Sam Wood had a bright spot this spring, as the senior recently signed with Indiana University as a track and field athlete for the Hoosiers.

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Garrett senior Clayton Fielden’s run to the 2020 IHSAA 170-pound state championship match followed a path that was similar to the one that he went down in 2019. Unfortunately for him, that path ended with a familiar result.

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FOR WAYNE — The Northeast Indiana Baseball Association announced its 2020 Dick Crumback Player of the Year Pre-Season Watch List on March 14. The award is eligible to any player currently in a high school that is in Allen County or a county that is touching Allen County and in the state of Indiana.

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KENDALLVILLE — With temperatures in the high 50s on Wednesday and the sun shinning, area golfers flocked to open golf courses in northeast Indiana.

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CHURUBUSCO – The only thing the Churubusco boys basketball team can do now is wonder.

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CHURUBUSCO — Any hope that Churubusco’s boys basketball team would be able to continue its postseason run was squashed Thursday afternoon after the Indiana High School Athletic Association announced it the state tournament was officially canceled.

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Many events at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum are being postponed or canceled in light of the COVID-19 virus pandemic. A spokesman said Allen County’s largest events venue is working to provide new dates whenever possible. And the effect of COVID-19 on the area’s tourism economy is s…

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HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys basketball team was handed a season-ending loss by sectional host Huntington North last week, 46-44.

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NORTH JUDSON — Churubusco’s boys basketball team knocked off two Class 2A top 10 teams in the sectional last week, but in the words of head coach Chris Paul, “It doesn’t get any easier.”

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CHURUBUSCO — Senior Dominic Heath has found refuge and growth since coming to Churubusco High School his sophomore year — both on and off the wrestling mat.

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COLUMBIA CITY — If these walls could talk, they’d tell stories of volleyball games, of single-class basketball sectionals with fans packed to the rafters, of a visit from a former president, countless pep sessions, of players coming in before dawn to put in a workout, coaches mulling game st…

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Little Ryan Sims hitches a ride on the ball rack — pulled by his big sister — during the last game at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium on Friday.

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COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s boys basketball team sent off the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium in a good way on Friday, defeating Summit Athletic Conference opponent Concordia 52-41.

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Churubusco’s Mariah Hosted was recognized on the All-NECC honorable mention girls basketball team this winter.

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SOUTH WHITLEY — Churubusco's boys basketball team took a road trip south on SR 205 to South Whitley on Saturday evening to take on county-rival Whitko, defeating the Wildcats 79-61.