Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
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.
DECATUR â€” Bellmont handed Whitko a season-ending loss in the opening round of sectional action Friday night, 24-20.
Despite a strong standing by the Wildcats, the Braves rallied to score 15 points in the fourth quarter for the win.
CHURUBUSCO â€” After a long season wrought by a series of ups and downs, both on and off the field, the Churubusco Eaglesâ€™ football season came to an end Friday night after a stinging loss to Woodlan, 42-14.
It was the first game of the season the Eagles truly appeared to be outclassed against a superior opponent.
Former Columbia City cross country runner Brooke Werstler competed for Saint Joseph College in the Great Lakes Valley Conference meet Oct. 11. Werstler placed 11th overall, and was 3rd for her team, and ran a career personal record of 19:15.