Category Archives: Sports

Lady Eagles win two, Place third in Invite

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by Don Hiatt
dhiatt@busconews.com

The Busco Girls track team traveled to Central Noble Tuesday night. They went head to head with Eastside, Prairie Heights, and Central Noble. Busco collected wins against Eastside 83-46, Prairie Heights 75-57, and lost a close one to Central Noble 69-62.

CMS Track Team Opens Season

by Don Hiatt
dhiatt@busconews.com

The Churubusco Middle School track team opened their season this week at home against Carroll Middle School.

The girls’ team led by a strong eighth grade class defeated Carroll 79-30. Katie Monk took first place in the shot, discus, 100m, and anchored the winning 4X100 team. Danielle Pippenger added firsts in the long jump, high jump and was a part of the 4X100 team as well. Other first place finishes came from Kristine Bechtold in the hurdles,

Eagle Golfers get win

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by Don Hiatt
dhiatt@busconews.com

The Churubusco golfers had a busy week playing in six matches. The Eagles won one and lost five and they also finished 12th  in the Carroll Invitational.
Tuesday in the match up of county teams Columbia City came out on top with a 173, while Whitko finished second with a 178 and the Eagles finished with a 207.

Lady Eagles come up short

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by Don Hiatt
dhiatt@busconews.com

Busco girls softball team was on the road this week with four games. The first game was Tuesday at Fairfield. Busco scored first with four runs crossing the plate in the top of the first inning. Fairfield was the next to score. They scored five in the bottom of the third and never looked back. Fairfield scored four more in the bottom of the fifth inning and five more in the bottom of the sixth inning giving Busco the loss 4-14.

Fremont too much for Lady Eagles

by Don Hiatt
dhiatt@busconews.com

Busco girls tennis team went to Fremont Thursday to face the Eagles.

Varsity first singles Kelli Klaehn lost 1-6 and 0-6. “Klaehn played a lot tougher match than her score indicates. They had a lot of eight to ten ball rallies, and deuce games.” stated coach Ben Jagger.

Busco gets first win of season

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by Don Hiatt
dhiatt@busconews.com

The Busco baseball team started off this week’s action Tuesday at Fairfield. Busco lost to the Falcons 10-0. Starting on the mound for the Eagles was junior Dylan Herendeen. Dylan went three and one third innings with six runs and earned runs. Six hits; four singles, one double, and one home run.