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Pro Football Weekend Recap
28 New Orleans (4-4) @
10 Carolina (3-5-1)
New Orleans took over sole possession of first place in the NFC South, as running back Mark Ingram continued his strong season as he ran for 100+ yards and 2 touchdowns. The New Orleans defense was able to stymy Carolina QB Cam Newton, who was 10-28 passing for 151 yards.
22 Cleveland (5-3) vs.
17 Tampa Bay (1-7)
Whitko High Schoolâ€™s boys soccer team celebrated its season at its awards night last month. Receiving awards were, from left: Lane Wolf, Most Improved; Daniel Kirkham, Mental Attitude Award; Jacob Helton, Most Valuable Player; and Johannes Bingham, Mental Attitude Award.
Columbia Cityâ€™s football team is en route to its second-ever sectional title with only one opponent in its way â€” Norwell. The Eagles beat Norwell in the regular season by one point in overtime on Oct. 17. Pictured above is the team after its win over New Haven Friday.
Whitko High Schoolâ€™s girls golf team celebrated its awards night at Pizza Hut Monday night. Pictured, from left: Elizabeth Gensch, Mental Attitude Award; Kirsten Crawford, Best Short Game; Coach Bryan Sprunger; April Bishop, Lowest Scoring Average (48.4); Aurelia Slusher, Best Work Ethic; and Claire Reiff, Most Competitive.
COLUMBIA CITY Ââ€” As an avid local golfer, Greg King knows that any athlete has his good days and his bad ones, but this past summer King had a pair of great days Ââ€” two holes-in -ones. At the same lucky hole, Steve Lemmon also had a hole-in-one this summer.
NEW HAVEN â€” The first time the Columbia City Eagle football team crossed paths with the New Haven Bulldogs this season was on the Eaglesâ€™ home field at Homecoming. The Eagles and the Bulldogs will square off in the second round of IHSAA Sectional action Friday night on the Bulldogs home field.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Little Turtle Elementary Schools boys cross country team walked into three invitationals this season and ran away with three titles â€” posting an undefeated season with numerous individual awards.
Three Whitko High School girls soccer players were selected to compete in the 4th Annual Indiana Elite North vs. South All-Star Soccer Challenge. The game is slated for Nov. 8 at Danville Community High Schoolâ€™s Warrior Stadium. Pictured are Whitkoâ€™s three players, from left: Leighandra Goodman, Mikayla Findley and Heather Bryan. Goodman will play in the sophomore division at 3 p.m., Findley will play in the junior division at 4:45 p.m. and Bryan will play in the senior division at 6:30 p.m.
FORT WAYNE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls cross country team wasnâ€™t predicted to make it out of the sectional race two weeks ago.
Much to their competitorsâ€™ surprise, the Lady Eagles made it all the way to semi-state â€” almost to state.
FORT WAYNE â€” At a juncture in Columbia Cityâ€™s 39-0 dismantling of Fort Wayne South Side in the opening round of IHSAA Football Sectional 20, Eagle Head Coach Brett Fox could be heard telling his players to â€śWin with class.â€ť
The Eagles did just that, keeping the ball on the ground and pulling the starters after a single series in the second half of the game played on the Archersâ€™ field that could have been a lot more one-sided than it was.