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August 19th

County rivalry falls in Columbia City’s favor, 7-1

August 19, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Soccer’s version of the Columbia City-Whitko Eel River Rivalry took place Thursday night at the Max Gandy Athletic Field, one week before the schools are scheduled to battle on the same field for football.
The Eagles soccer team was victorious, 7-1.
Columbia City junior Tyler Bolinger sparked the Eagle’s early in the game, scoring two electrifying goals in the first four minutes.
In fact, Bolinger scored the two goals in less than 30 seconds.

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August 18th

Col. City victorious 3-2 in close match

August 18, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City tennis team used its confidence from the shut out to Churubusco Tuesday night to carry the team to a close 3-2 win over Warsaw.
The win came down to the final set, No. 2 doubles match, Matt Rethlake and Brandon Gay.
Columbia City Coach Marcus Moore said the team and fans surrounded the court to cheer the pair to victory.

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’Cats tennis blanked

August 18, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY— Whitko tennis’ 2011 season got off to a rough start Tuesday evening.
The Wildcats hosted Fort Wayne Northrop, losing 5-0.
“It was the first varsity match for a lot of these players,” Whitko Head Coach Kory Mettler said. “I expected us to be a little nervous.”
With a team led by sophomores, Mettler says getting experience is key.

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Roush leads Eagles through first meet

August 18, 2011

AUBURN — The Columbia City cross country team had its first meet Tuesday at Dekalb.
Samantha Roush led the girls’ and boys’ teams with a second place finish at the Baron Classic.
“We ran pretty well for the first meet,” Cross Country Coach Bob Fahl said.

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Andreas football scholarship established

August 18, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The family of Tyler Andreas has established a memorial scholarship fund in remembrance of the Columbia City High School student who passed away unexpectedly this summer.
A member of the Columbia City High School football team, Tyler possessed a remarkable work ethic. It is this character trait that his family has chosen to honor by establishing this award.

August 17th

First game jitters overcome ’Cats

August 17, 2011

LARWILL — The Wildcat soccer team struggled in its first sanctioned game Tuesday night, losing to Northwood 13-2.
Though the scoreboard showed a loss, the game was a victory to many parents and fans.
“We’ve waited a long time to play sanctioned soccer; that itself is a victory,” one fan said.

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Columbia City tennis blanks ’Busco

August 17, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — The Columbia City boys tennis team took out its frustration from Monday night’s loss on Churubusco Tuesday night.
Col. City blanked ’Busco 5-0 with eight-out-of-ten shutout sets.
Coming off a rough first match against Concord, losing 4-1, Columbia City had to prove its talent against ’Busco.

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Lady ’Cats rally to win from 1-0 deficit

August 17, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s volleyball team and its fresh set of sophomores began the season in prime fashion Tuesday night against Lakeland.
After a rocky start, the Lady Wildcats defeated Lakeland 4-1.
“They did an awesome job coming from behind.” Whitko Head Coach Brandy Smith said. “It was a great way to start the season and build our confidence.”
The Lady ’Cats got off to a shaky start, falling behind by as much as seven in the first game and losing 25-19.

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Col. City debuts with 7-1 win over Central Noble

August 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – The Columbia City boys soccer team joined its Lady Eagle counterparts by opening the 2011 season with a decisive victory.
The team, who was visiting the Central Noble Cougars, finished the game with a final score of 7-1.
“I think we’ve definitely seen some of our strengths and weaknesses. We have a lot to work to do,” said Keener. ”I’d like to see a lot more teamwork so we can possess the ball and shake the opponent early in the game.”

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August 12th

Junior League gives experience to young linksters

August 12, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Several local golfers have been competing in a junior golf league at Eagle Glen in Columbia City this summer.
Bruce Wood formed the league to offer young golfers extra experience before entering middle school golf.
“It has been a great experience for the kids,” Wood said.

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