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August 17th, 2011

Col. City debuts with 7-1 win over Central Noble

August 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – The Columbia City boys soccer team joined its Lady Eagle counterparts by opening the 2011 season with a decisive victory.
The team, who was visiting the Central Noble Cougars, finished the game with a final score of 7-1.
“I think we’ve definitely seen some of our strengths and weaknesses. We have a lot to work to do,” said Keener. ”I’d like to see a lot more teamwork so we can possess the ball and shake the opponent early in the game.”

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August 12th

Junior League gives experience to young linksters

August 12, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Several local golfers have been competing in a junior golf league at Eagle Glen in Columbia City this summer.
Bruce Wood formed the league to offer young golfers extra experience before entering middle school golf.
“It has been a great experience for the kids,” Wood said.

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August 11th

’Busco welcomes new AD; Andrew Wagner changes districts, fills Etzler’s shoes

August 11, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School welcomed a new athletic director to its team this summer.
Andrew Wagner, former athletic director at Indian Springs Middle School in Columbia City, is ready to take the next step as a high school AD.
“I’m excited to be here,” Wagner said, “and I’m very excited to be in this community.”
Wagner said he went to school with intentions to be a teacher and coach.

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July 14th

Baseball, softball champs crowned at Morsches

July 14, 2011

It's been a busy few weeks at Morsches Park where post-season tournaments in both baseball and softball have been held.
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July 12th

'Stangs capture second consecutive home win

July 12, 2011

The K.C. Mustangs remain undefeated at home after a 24-10 win over the Wanee Hurricanes this weekend.
After a shaky first quarter with the Hurricanes taking an early 3-0 with a field goal, the Mustangs’ veteran leader took charge.
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Whitko announces spring sports award winners

July 12, 2011

BASEBALL
Major Awards: Kody Brandenburg, Josh Pratt, Nathan Sherrard, Josh Smith, Alex Winger, Dominic Arrowood, Brandon Carpenter, Riley Cokl, Wes Gensch, Austin Mort, Colin Nicodemus, Alex Stoddard, Ryan Weigold, Wyatt Wolf, Ethan Nicodemus, Seth Patrick, Avery Robbins
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June 16th

Eagle turned Spartan: Turner signs with Manchester

June 16, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — For the past four seasons Churubusco head baseball coach Mark Grove has gone into every game writing one name into the catcher position.
   Jordan Turner.
   The four-year starting catcher for the Eagles signed his letter of intent to play collegiate baseball for the Manchester Spartans.
 

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June 6th

In the heat of state: Roush gives City highest finish in 1600

June 6, 2011

   BLOOMINGTON — With temperatures nearing 100 degrees in the stands and maybe more on the track, athletes braved the hot and humid conditions Saturday at the girls’ track and field state finals at Indiana  University. 
   Among the athletes running for a top-9 state medal were three Columbia City Lady Eagles.
   Two seniors and a freshman made up the most Lady Eagles to appear in the state finals for Columbia City since 2005.

Y2K comes to end at ’Busco

June 6, 2011

   BLOOMINGTON — Blistering hot, both on track and in the air, the Indiana high school boys’ track and field state finals got under way Friday at Indiana University.
   Among the 4,411 fans in attendance, six athletes from Whitley County took to the track.
   A pair of seniors from Churubusco, known better as Y2K, capped off a record-setting Eagles career.

Lady Eagles flight cut short in semifinal

June 6, 2011

   MONTICELLO — The Lady Eagles state-bound run ended with a dramatic finish Saturday.
   Columbia City was ahead against the No. 12 state-ranked Andrean 3-0 until the bottom of the sixth-inning, when the 59ers took off with a five-run rally to win, 5-3.

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