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On the rivalry offensive

September 1, 2010

    COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Lady Eagle volleyball squad played host Tuesday night to cross-county rival Churubusco at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium.
    Columbia City shook off a sluggish first half in the opening game to close out the visitors in dominating fashion with a 25-18, 25-10, 25-16 three-game sweep.
    After Columbia City jumped out to a 3-0 lead in game one, several CC errors, including two service errors and a net violation eventually let ’Busco pull even at 11-11.

Spartans prove superior in NHC, beat CC 5-0

September 1, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Lady Eagle soccer team hosted a hard-nosed back-and-forth battle Tuesday night against Northeast Hoosier Conference’s power Homestead (5-1).
   Unfortunately, their efforts fell short in a 5-0 loss to the Lady Spartans.
   The first half began with a strong effort from the Lady Eagles, keeping the Spartans from scoring for most of the first half.
   The two conference foes battled it out in the middle of the field with neither team allowing the other a shot on goal.

City opens big week with win

September 1, 2010

   LIGONIER — Anytime you have a conference match it’s important.
   For Columbia City boys’ tennis, it makes this week a big one with a dual match against Norwell Thursday followed by a Wawasee Invitational where the Eagles are looking to defend their title.

Homestead ground Eagles 4-2

September 1, 2010

    CC senior Grant Wood catches air while on the attack in the first half of the Eagles game at Homestead Tuesday night. Columbia City stood toe-to-toe with the Spartans for nearly the entire first half tied 1-1. Two goals with under four minutes left in the first half put Homestead up 3-1 before going on to beat Columbia City 4-2. Senior Devin Rice scored a goal in each half of the Eagles loss that drops them to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the NHC.

Wednesday, Sept. 1: Sports Brief

September 1, 2010

Whitko golf edged by West Noble, Manchester
   The Whitko girls’ golf team was on the road Tuesday night for a three-way golf match at South Shore Golf Course in Syracuse.
   The Lady Wildcats finished third on the night by two strokes falling to West Noble 226-228. Manchester won the night with a score of 206.
   Whitko scores included: Taylor Snavley 45, Chloe Nestel 54, Taylor Pottenger 60, Emily Weigold 70, Hannah Himes 69.

Viking sweep: City beat out at Warsaw by Huntington

September 1, 2010

   WARSAW — Out for a midweek run Tuesday, Columbia City cross country was in action at the Warsaw Invitational running into its well-known foe of No. 8 Huntington North.
   The No. 15 Lady Eagles were among eight girls teams finishing third with 58 points behind Warsaw’s 52 points.
   The leaders at the forefront for the City girls squad didn’t stray from the norm with senior Renee Menzie and freshmen Samantha Roush and Brooke Werstler in the lead pack.


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