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September 10th, 2010
NORTH MANCHESTER — Not only did Whitko pick up another conference win Friday night, Wildcat head coach Wayne Swender got his first win against Manchester 27-7.
“We’ve been proud of our defense all year long and they won the game for us,” Swender said.
After three close quarters of play, the game was a sealed deal after a big defensive play by the Wildcat defense in the fourth quarter.
Churubusco cornerback Adam Boggess skies for an interception in the first quarter of the Eagles road trip to Eastside Friday night. ’Busco put up 53 points in the first half of their 60-28 win over the Blazers. Kyle Mathewson had 191 yards rushing with four touchdowns.
COLUMBIA CITY — The measure of a good team is not only their won-loss record, but also how they respond under the pressure of close contests.
The Columbia City Lady Eagle volleyball team got its share of pressure Thursday night when it played host to the Huntington North Lady Vikings.
WATERLOO — In the pursuit of perfection it takes two in the case of Columbia City boys’ tennis.
Going into Thursday’s match at DeKalb, two positions stood at 11-0 for the Eagles. It took a tandem of two players, in their first season playing together, to get a 10th win on the season for Columbia City beating the Barons 5-0.
SOUTH WHITLEY -- Thursday night’s away game was expected to be an easy win for the Manchester Squires.
After a blow out game earlier this season, the Squires traveled into South Whitley and anticipated the same outcome.
But Whitko had no part of that. The Lady Wildcats were not going down without a fight but lost in four games 3-1.
After quick losses in the first two games, it appeared the Squires were about to mirror their previous encounter.
Week four of the Gridiron Preview looks at Columbia City's toughest contest yet.
COLUMBIA CITY — Winning can be contagious but it can also be a curse. With success, breeds complacency for some teams with year after year being just as good as the next.
But for Columbia City boys’ tennis it’s a constant battle the Eagles know they’re fighting to stay atop of the Northeast Hoosier Conference.
COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Eagles boys’ soccer team had trouble generating an offense against a quick DeKalb Baron squad, fighting a tight passing attack the first half and the wind during the second.
This combination kept the ball in the Columbia City half of the field for most of the game. The Barons got two scores in the second half to hand the Eagles a 2-0 Northeast Hoosier Conference loss Tuesday night at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.
Columbia City senior Madi Sjahfiedin bumps a ball over the net as teammate Hailey Woll (7) backs her up. The Lady Eagles hosted Manchester Tuesday night sweeping the Lady Squires in three games 25-23, 25-18, 25-22. Kalisha Goree and Maddie Hinen led in boths kills and digs. Goree had 10 kills and 18 digs while Hinen had eight kills and 16 digs. Sjahfiedin had three aces from the service line while Jenee Schneider led with 15 assists. Post & Mail photo / Mark Parker
BLUFFTON — It’s been a tough stretch for Columbia City girls’ golf.
After opening with an Northeast Hoosier Conference win, the Lady Eagles have struggled to find another win in the conference.
On Tuesday, City hoped to put that to rest at Timber Ridge with a dual match against Norwell.
Unfortunately, dual medalist for the Lady Knights ended those hopes in a Norwell victory 182-213.