Archive - Oct 2013 - Sports Article
Whitko defeats Wawasee
SYRACUSE ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs 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 ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs 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
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ At the two-thirds mark of the 2013 season, the race for a league championship is on, and Whitko‚Äôs 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.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ 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‚Äôs first win on the year and dropped East Noble to 4-2, 2-2 in the NHC.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Any time a school is ranked third in the state, it has picked up some big victories.
Churubusco‚Äôs 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‚Äô way in the form of their opponent this Friday, Culver Military Academy.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ With one game to go before sectional play begins, Columbia City‚Äės 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‚Äôs sectional opener against Huntington North.
WARSAW ‚ÄĒ Though the season wrapped up for many tennis players in Indiana Wednesday night, Whitko‚Äôs Tyler Baugher and Columbia City‚Äôs 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‚Äôt. Rongos and Baugher picked up their team‚Äôs 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.
Wildcat netters defeat Churubusco, 3-2
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs boys tennis team picked up a win against visiting Churubusco Monday.
The Wildcats beat the Eagles 3-2.
All three Whitko wins came in singles action. Tyler Baugher got a 6-1, 6-0 win over Luke Lillmars in No. 1 singles.
Blake Castle went the distance in a three-set, 5-7, 6-3, 6-0 victory over Landon Lillmars.
Lady Eagles overwhelm ‚ÄôCats
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs volleyball team beat county-rival Whitko in three sets Monday.
The Lady Eagles won 25-13, 25-13 and 25-12.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Going into sectional play tonight, Columbia City‚Äôs boys tennis team dropped a 5-0 match to Northrop Tuesday night.
Niko Rongos was handed only his second loss of the year, falling to Northrop‚Äôs Alex Stavretis, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6.
Columbia City‚Äôs Blake Fearnow lost a close No. 2 singles match, falling 2-6, 6-2, 2-6.
Dillon Reed dropped a 6-0, 6-2 match in No. 3 singles.
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ The Whitko Wildcat boys soccer team closed out the home portion of its regular season schedule Tuesday night in what Head Coach Jason Ehrman described as ‚Äúmaking it too easy‚ÄĚ for Prairie Heights.
The end result was a 6-2 Panther win to improve to 8-6-1, while the Wildcats fell to 2-11-1.
Whitko opened up with a 1-0 lead on a Daniel Kirkham goal at the 26:38 mark, but the Panthers responded with five unanswered goals.
AUBURN ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs volleyball team downed a Northeast Hoosier Conference opponent Tuesday night.
The Lady Eagles dropped DeKalb in three close games.
Columbia City won game one 25-20, but had an extra-point battle in game two, finally winning 32-30.
In another long game three, the Lady Eagles won 29-27.