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October 3, 2013

Whitko defeats Wawasee

SYRACUSE — Whitko’s volleyball team earned a tough five-set win against Wawasee Tuesday.

The Lady Wildcats beat the Lady Warriors 19-25, 25-22, 18-25, 25-23 and 15-8.

Garrett beats Col. City soccer

GARRETT — Columbia City’s boys soccer team fell to Garrett Wednesday.

The Railroaders beat the Eagles by a final score of 3-0.

It was one goal in the first half and two in the second to bring the game to the final margin for the Railroaders.

Wildcats netters beat Panthers

Whitko to face North Miami

October 3, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — At the two-thirds mark of the 2013 season, the race for a league championship is on, and Whitko’s football team is in the thick of it in the Three Rivers Conference.

Standing at 4-2 overall, the Wildcats are a spotless 4-0 in the conference and will hit the road Friday to play North Miami. The Warriors are 1-5 overall and 1-3 in the TRC.

Sectional champions one year ago, North Miami has struggled this season, including a 34-21 loss to Southwood last week.

Col. City looking to rebound Friday

October 3, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City will be looking to rebound in the Northeast Hoosier Conference after a difficult loss last Friday.

Unfortunately for the Eagles, their opponents likely feel the same way. East Noble will travel to Columbia City Friday for a 7 p.m. kickoff.

After suffering numerous injuries, Columbia City fell victim to unbeaten New Haven, 29-7 last week.

East Noble, ranked 15th in Class 4A according to the Associated Press, was shocked by Norwell last Friday, 35-7. It was Norwell’s first win on the year and dropped East Noble to 4-2, 2-2 in the NHC.

Eagles seeking revenge at home

October 3, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Any time a school is ranked third in the state, it has picked up some big victories.

Churubusco’s football team, currently ranked third in Class 2A in Indiana, is no exception. The Eagles are coming off of a punishing shutout victory against West Noble last week by a 49-0 score to move to 6-0 for 2013.

Now, a big test comes the Eagles’ way in the form of their opponent this Friday, Culver Military Academy.

Lady Eagles nab win over Wildcats

October 3, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — With one game to go before sectional play begins, Columbia City‘s girls soccer team scored a win over Whitko Wednesday.

With a goal in each half, the Lady Eagles picked up the victory by a 2-0 margin.

Hannah Wappes put the ball in the net in the first half, assisted by Emily Ewing and Katie Peterson, and Starrla Hodson got the second half goal for Columbia City, with an assist from Sarah Wise.

Columbia City Girls Soccer Head Coach Stephanie Wiley said the victory should give the 3-11 Lady Eagles a boost going into Tuesday’s sectional opener against Huntington North.

Rongos, Baugher stay alive in boys tennis

October 3, 2013

WARSAW — Though the season wrapped up for many tennis players in Indiana Wednesday night, Whitko’s Tyler Baugher and Columbia City’s Niko Rongos are keeping their postseason hopes alive, after picking up No. 1 singles wins in the opening round of sectional action.

Though Rongos and Baugher are still in action, their teams aren’t. Rongos and Baugher picked up their team’s lone points.

Columbia City fell 4-1 to Tippecanoe Valley Wednesday and the Wildcats dropped a 4-1 match to the defending sectional champs, Warsaw.

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