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September 13th

200 compete in first-ever Col. City S.W.A.T. triathlon

September 13, 2010

A drizzly morning didn’t deter the more than 200 competitors who turned out Saturday morning at Chain ’O Lakes State Park for Columbia City S.W.A.T.’s first-ever triathlon. Pictured above, contestants make their way through the park during the bicycle portion of the event. Post & Mail photo / Chris Meyers

Hosting Lady Eagles take fifth-place in NHC invite

September 13, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — One of the goals for the Columbia City Lady Eagle golf team in Saturday’s Northeast Hoosier Conference tournament was to improve on its regular season placing in the conference.
   The Eagles accomplished that goal recording a 402 team total on the Eagle Glen links, good enough for a fifth-place tie with Norwell.
   “We finished tied with Norwell for fifth-place in the conference, which was good for us since we finished seventh in the regular season,” said Eagle coach Jim Thompson.

September 10th

Kicked in the gut

September 11, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — From start to finish, the Columbia City versus Homestead football game certainly gave the capacity crowd their money’s worth.

’Cats help Swender get first win over Manchester 27-7

September 11, 2010

   NORTH MANCHESTER — Not only did Whitko pick up another conference win Friday night, Wildcat head coach Wayne Swender got his first win against Manchester 27-7.
   “We’ve been proud of our defense all year long and they won the game for us,” Swender said.
   After three close quarters of play, the game was a sealed deal after a big defensive play by the Wildcat defense in the fourth quarter.

Above the Competition: ’Busco routs Eastside

September 11, 2010

   Churubusco cornerback Adam Boggess skies for an interception in the first quarter of the Eagles road trip to Eastside Friday night. ’Busco put up 53 points in the first half of their 60-28 win over the Blazers. Kyle Mathewson had 191 yards rushing with four touchdowns.

Tight contest favors Lady Eagles

September 10, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The measure of a good team is not only their won-loss record, but also how they respond under the pressure of close contests.
   The Columbia City Lady Eagle volleyball team got its share of pressure Thursday night when it played host to the Huntington North Lady Vikings.

Columbia City’s double vision rolls through NHC

September 10, 2010

   WATERLOO — In the pursuit of perfection it takes two in the case of Columbia City boys’ tennis.
   Going into Thursday’s match at DeKalb, two positions stood at 11-0 for the Eagles. It took a tandem of two players, in their first season playing together, to get a 10th win on the season for Columbia City  beating the Barons 5-0.

Late Whitko rally cut short by Squires

September 10, 2010

   SOUTH WHITLEY -- Thursday night’s away game was expected to be an easy win for the Manchester Squires.
   After a blow out game earlier this season, the Squires traveled into South Whitley and anticipated the same outcome.
   But Whitko had no part of that. The Lady Wildcats were not going down without a fight but lost in four   games 3-1.
   After quick losses in the first two games, it appeared the Squires were about to mirror their previous encounter.

September 9th

Gridiron Preview Week Four

September 9, 2010

   Week four of the Gridiron Preview looks at Columbia City's toughest contest yet.

September 8th

Eagles follow up title with rout of Bulldogs

September 8, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — Winning can be contagious but it can also be a curse. With success, breeds complacency for some teams with year after year being just as good as the next.
   But for Columbia City boys’ tennis it’s a constant battle the Eagles know they’re fighting to stay atop of the Northeast Hoosier Conference.

Columbia City soccer player Shila Tolliver signed to play soccer at Huntington University Thursday...
CHURUBUSCO — With a 5-2 win in the season opener against Woodlan and another win over Oak Hill...
HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys track team opened its season with a loss at Huntington North...

 

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