Archive - Mar 1, 2013 - Sports Article
COLUMBIA CITY â It wouldnât be a surprise if basketball was a condition in the Kreigersâ wedding vows.
Debbie Kreiger, wife of Wayne Kreiger, a Columbia City basketball coach for more than 30 years and current Canterbury girls head coach, has been to more than 500 of Wayneâs games in their 23 years of marriage.
âThe basketball season always brings high energy and much excitement into our home,â Debbie said.
In 23 years, Debbie has only missed two of her husbandâs games.
COLUMBIA CITY â It was a close finish at the Indian Springs Middle School 8th grade Lady Stars conference tournament opener â beating Lincoln by only one point, 34-33.
It wasnât a close finish in Whitkoâs tournament opener against Wawasee, as the Lady Wildcats won 69-14.
In the ISMS game, the Lady Stars started out strong, leading 14-8 in the first quarter. As the game progressed, both teams became more aggressive, especially toward the end of the fourth quarter, where the two teams teetered back and forth with the lead.
COLUMBIA CITY â Registration for youth baseball in Columbia City ends Saturday. Softballâs deadline will be in two weeks, on March 16.
The age groups are 4 to 14. There will be a registration time at the pavilion at Morsches Park Saturday from 12 to 2 p.m.
Players are able to be registered for either sport at those times.
Columbia City Park Director Mark Green said people may still register after those dates, but there is a late fee.
âI donât like charging late fees,â he said.
COLUMBIA CITY â Indian Springs Middle School's wrestling team battled against Woodside Thursday night.
The Eagles came out triumphant with a lopsided score of 76-8.
Winners for Indian Springs were: AJ Chapin, Braden Baker, Joe Willson, Jacob Wigent, Dylan McClure, Drew Rethlake, Hunter Reed, Matthew Wright, Seth Rosen, Jacob Morse, Jacob Whitehead, Jacob Elkins and Weston Ottenger.
The team is currently 19-2.
Also picking up victories for ISMS were Brenden Schaper, Jon OâDell, Tyler Hare, Karson Rider, Trevor Fries, Josh Piquignot and Mydrae Brown.
COLUMBIA CITY â Indian Springs Middle Schoolâs 7th grade Lady Stars ended their season with a 35-13 loss to Lincoln in the first round of the conference tournament Thursday.
Hannah Behm led Indian Springs against Lincoln with a total of seven points.
Shayla Harris chipped in an additional four points and Emilee Smith had two.