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Justin Hunter

I have been passionate about sports ever since I was young. It was later on when I found my love for journalism. I look forward to covering sports, and most importantly the people in Whitley County that have welcomed our newspaper staff.

Local hockey players give back to their heroes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was much more than a game for three Columbia City hockey players. The Northeast Indiana Warbirds played a game in Washington,...

’Busco volleyball player represents in all-star game

CHURUBUSCO – Churubusco High School is home to an elite volleyball player. Rachel Jacquay, a junior, made the Indiana North All-star team. The North beat...

What a Betty

COLUMBIA CITY –Columbia City fans came to watch a girls basketball game home opener Nov. 4 but they will most likely remember the cheerleading...

’Busco cheer active after three-year competition hiatus

CHURUBUSCO – Overcoming some obstacles, the Churubusco cheer team competed in its first competition in three years on Nov. 4., placing 18th among the...

Eagles hungry for success in new class

COLUMBIA CITY – Columbia City’s boys basketball team will face tougher challenges in the postseason this year, since the Eagles have moved up a...

Eagle wrestling hopeful in coach’s 10th season

CHURUBUSCO — Sam Riesen, in his 10th season as head coach of the Churubusco wrestling team, likes what his team brings to the mat...

’Busco freshman competitive as equestrian

“No one we know of at Churubusco High School is into this particular sport,” her mother, Judi Burgess, said. “There are horse events in...

New girls coach takes the reins at ’Busco

CHURUBUSCO – With five seniors returning, first-year head coach Nate Zastrow hopes to improve on the Churubusco girls basketball team’s 5-18 record from last...

Lady Wildcats rebuilding under new coach

SOUTH WHITLEY — Replacing two 1,000-point career scorers is the first challenge new head Rick Bragg has in leading the Whitko girls basketball program...

Fall 2017 Sports Season Recaps

CROSS COUNTRY Columbia City Columbia City’s cross country team advanced three individuals to the semistate run in Fort Wayne. Landon Wakeman, Nathan Mills and Lillian Oddou...
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