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September 5, 2013

Col. City soccer falls

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s girls soccer team lost to a conference rival Saturday.

Homestead shut out the Lady Eagles by a final score of 9-0. The Lady Spartans had seven goals in the first half and two in the second. Columbia City will host DeKalb Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Bremen upends Whitko

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s girls soccer team lost a home game to Bremen Tuesday.

The Lady Lions beat the Lady Wildcats by a final of 5-1.

Whitko netters fall in 3-2 match

September 5, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s tennis team dropped a close 3-2 match to Wawasee Tuesday night.

The Wildcats picked up wins in No. 1 and No. 2 singles, but dropped No. 3 singles and both doubles matches in the loss.

In No. 2 singles, Whitko’s Blake Castle won in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.
Tyler Baugher took a 6-3, 6-3 win in No. 1 singles.

Despite a three-set battle in No. 3 singles, Cole Bechtold fell short, 5-7, 7-5, 4-6.

’Busco netters top NECC foe

September 5, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s tennis team has showed steady improvement this season, as the Eagles have a 2-1 record in the Northeast Corner Conference.

The Eagles haven’t posted a winning NECC record in tennis for the last several years.

Tuesday night, ’Busco downed Central Noble by a 4-1 score.

The toughest match was No. 1 singles, where Luke Lillmars battled three sets to win, 6-1, 2-6, 6-2.

His twin brother, Landon Lillmars, won a lopsided No. 2 singles match, 6-1, 6-1.

Whitko gridders seek season’s first win

September 5, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s football team hopes to get the first win of 2013 Friday.

To do so, the Wildcats will have to defeat a Three Rivers Conference rival on the road.

Whitko travels to Southwood Friday at 7 p.m. The Knights are 1-1 on the year, having opened with a win over Southern Wells and then losing to Oak Hill last week.

The Wildcats will be playing their third consecutive road game. Whitko opened with a loss at Wawasee and then dropped a 34-14 game at Columbia City last week.

Eagles open NHC play against Braves

September 5, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s football team will hope to start its conference slate the same way it did in 2012 — with a win against Bellmont.

To get the win in 2013 though, the Eagles have to travel to Decatur.
Both squads have opened this year 1-1. Columbia City fell to Warsaw to open the year and picked up its first win last week against Whitko by a 34-14 score.

Bellmont also earned its first victory of 2013 last week by beating a county rival, defeating South Adams 41-17.

The Braves lost to Woodlan in the first week of the 2013 season.

Col. City girls golf loses by one stroke

September 5, 2013

HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s girls golf team suffered a one-stroke loss at LaFontaine Golf Club in Huntington Wednesday.

Despite a competitive score of 191, Huntington North edged out the Lady Eagles, posting a score of 190.

Two Columbia City linksters finished with 44 strokes, Macenzie Lane and Taylor Daniel.

The match-medalist was Maddie Kennedy, of Huntington North, who scored a 43.

Cheyenne Johnson also scored in the 40s for Columbia City, shooting a 49.
Other Columbia City varsity scores include: Athena Arnold, 54; Allison Yoder, 56; and Sydney Ford, 56.

Lady Eagles fall to Huntington North

September 5, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Lady Eagle Soccer team played host Wednesday night to a quick Huntington North squad as they looked to pick up their third win of the season. After a very close first half, the visiting Lady Vikings put in three second-half goals to take a 4-0 win at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.

’Busco football looks to stay perfect

September 5, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s football team has outscored the opposition 98-6 so far this season.

The Eagles hope to move to 3-0 when they travel to Prairie Heights Friday.

Prairie Heights picked up its first win last week over Fairfield by a score of 32-14 after falling to Lakeland in week one.

Churubusco won last year, 42-0, and in 2011 by a 30-0 margin. Still, Coach Paul Sade said his team is not taking the game lightly.

“We’ll have our hands full, that’s for sure,” he said.

Sade said this edition of the Panthers has a talented group of upperclassmen.

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