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August 27th

Lady Eagles improve to 2-0

August 27, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Lady Eagle volleyball team ran ITS record to 2-0 with a straight-set win over a solid Angola Lady Hornet team in Columbia City’s home opener. The Lady Eagles downed the Hornets 25-18, 25-17, 26-24.

“In our first match, Kalisha (Goree) didn’t play,” said Lady Eagle Head Coach Trish Hinen, “And we’re still looking at setters and back row players and trying to get a feel for where we need to be.”

That feeling out process showed a couple of times during each game as the Lady Eagles were forced to come from behind in each contest.

Whitko, Col. City tennis split match

August 27, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitko’s and Columbia City’s tennis teams split a condensed match Monday afternoon at Whitko High School, in South Whitley.

The competition consisted of two singles matches.

Columbia City’s Niko Rongos topped Wildcat Tyler Baugher 7-6, 6-1 in No. 1 singles.

Rongos is now 2-0 on the season.

“Niko is very talented,” Columbia City Head Coach Ryne Winger said.

Col. City RB/LB Dailey’s condition upgraded to fair

August 27, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Sam Dailey’s condition has been upgraded to “fair” Monday.

Dailey, a running back and linebacker for Columbia City’s football team, was injured at Friday night’s football game at Warsaw after he made a tackle.

According to the Indiana High School Athletic Association, Columbia City High School is investigating what happened to cause the injury.

The injury is considered “catastrophic,” meaning expenses will exceed $25,000 and the IHSAA will take care of the medical costs.

August 26th

Keep away

August 26, 2013

Whitko’s girls soccer team tied with West Noble Saturday morning.

Pictured above, Whitko senior Christa Baughman (#15) tries to keep the ball away from West Noble senior Sandy Carrillo.

’Cats boys soccer falls 4-1

August 26, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — According to Whitko boys varsity soccer coach Jason Ehrman, it takes a series of steps in order to reach your goal.

Following his team’s loss to Lakeland Christian Academy Saturday, 4-1, he told his team the same thing.

Ehrman said the ‘Cats did everything he asked of them except for putting the ball in the net.

“We are much further along, and to be honest, I didn’t think we could play and possess the ball the way we did,” said Ehrman.

’Busco goes winless at invite

August 26, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s volleyball team fell in pool play at its own tournament Saturday.

The Lady Eagles fell to Lakewood Park, 25-21, 25-18, lost to Shenandoah 16-25, 25-10 and 25-12 and were defeated by eventual-tournament winner Mishawaka, 25-17, 25-20.

Mishawaka defeated the winner of the other pool, Northridge, in a sweep for the tournament championship.

Eagles run strong into first meet

August 26, 2013

HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s girls team, paced by a fifth-place performance by Samantha Roush, came in 10th overall at the Huntington Invitational Cross Country Meet Saturday.

There were 15 complete teams in the girls’ meet. Columbia City Cross Country Head Coach Bob Fahl said it was a great step for his squad.

“All of the girls improved their times from the non-scoring meet held last Tuesday at DeKalb,” he said.

August 23rd

Wildcats toppled by Wawasee in opener, 42-20

August 23, 2013

SYRACUSE — With just eight seniors on his team, first-year Whitko Head Coach Josh Mohr knew his young Wildcats would be tested in their opening football game at Wawasee.

The test came early when Warrior Clayton Cook snagged the opening kickoff and ran it back for a touchdown, giving Wawasee a lead in the opening 13 seconds — a lead it would never relinquish.

Wawasee, under the leadership of another first-year head coach, Josh Ekovich, went on to post a 42-20 win — its 12th in the last 16 meetings with Whitko.

Warsaw runs away with win over Col. City

August 23, 2013

WARSAW ­— Size matters. Columbia City Eagle Head Coach Randy Hudgens summed up the opening football game Friday when he said, “Our margin for error is not very big when we play a 6A team.”

For the Eagles’ errors — an interception returned for a touchdown, an 82-yard punt return, a lost onside kick, and another interception deep in their own territory — all added up to a 33-14 season-opening loss to the homestanding Warsaw Tigers.

“Near-misses on offense and just-misses on defense are not things we can afford to do when we are a smaller-roster 4A school,” Hudgins said.

Super start for Sade: Churubusco blows out Fremont to open season

August 23, 2013

FREMONT— Churubusco’s football team opened the 2013 season with a dominating victory over Fremont.

‘Busco beat its conference-rival 56-0 in the first game for Paul Sade as head football coach.

With such a dominating performance, Sade said the team did well in every aspect of the game.

“We came out and we played fast and we were focused and we executed, really in all three phases of the game,” he said.

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