Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
COLUMBIA CITY â€” In his pre-season comments, first-year Columbia City Eagle football coach Brett Fox said that he wanted his teams to establish the run on offense and to stop the opponents ground game.
LAGRANGE Ââ€” Adrian Springer and Devin Peters helped lead the Churubusco Eagles to a 31-19 victory over the Lakeland Lakers in the teamâ€™s season opener.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s tennis team picked up a 4-1 victory over Southside Thursday night, led by the Lillmars twins. At No. 1 and No. 2 singles, Luke and Landon picked up two of the Eaglesâ€™ four points. Churubusco is back in action Saturday at the Wayne Invitational.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” For the Columbia City Lady Eagle soccer team, a time span of about 1:10 made the difference between victory and defeat Thursday night at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Columbia City traveled to county-rival Whitko Thursday night to top the Wildcats in a game cut short by a storm. The Eagles downed the â€™Cats 6-2, and the game was called with 10 minutes to play after lightning moved into the area.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls golf team continued its hot streak, taking down Northeast Hoosier Conference powerhouse Homestead. The Lady Eagles, behind medalist Macenzie Lane, eked out a 191-192 win on a soggy Eagle Glen Golf Course Thursday night.
The season opens for area football teams tonight. Columbia City and Whitko have home games against Kosciusko County squads, while Churubusco travels to Lakeland. Columbia City hosts Warsaw, while Whitko and Wawasee square off in South Whitley. Games begin at 7 p.m.
ANGOLA â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s volleyball team held on for a five-game win Wednesday night at Angola. After falling in the first two games, 25-21 and 25-22, the Lady Eagles rallied to come back and win 25-22, 25-18 and 15-10.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Area football teams are taking a final day of preparation before the season opens tomorrow night. Scrimmages last week were a gauge of the teamsâ€™ progress in the offseason, and the squads open with 7 p.m. games Friday. For previews of Whitley Countyâ€™s Fall Sports, see the insert in todayâ€™s newspaper.
The Columbia City Church of the Nazarene Alpha team won the Church League Softball championship recently. The squad finished the season with a 14-2 record. Pictured, front row, from left: Kyle Shew, Bo Sallee, Marissa Sallee, Carrie Dunn and Andrew Davison. Second row: Clayton Clifford, Travis Janssen, Maddy Minnick and Chuck Minnick. Back row: Josh Smith, Hunter Coyle, John Dunn, Todd Coyle and Jason Shoemaker. League games were played at First Church of God from May thru August.