Archive - Sports Article
August 7th, 2014
Two Columbia City 8th graders were out practicing for the upcoming football season at DeVol field Wednesday with their amateur instructor, a Churubusco High School student. From left: Ethan Garner, 13; Andrew Garner, 14; and their â€˜coachâ€™ 17-year old Dylan Park. Ethan is practicing for the positions of middle linebacker and quarterback; Andrew is hoping to play as a free safety or strong safety. Park is taking a year off of playing for Churubusco, having played tight end and safety last year.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls golf team dropped its first match by a close margin Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Eagles fell 196-199 to Wawasee in the season opener at Eagle Glen. The loss sends Columbia City to an 0-1 record, but the Lady Eagles will have the opportunity to redeem themselves on their home course Thursday against Northrop.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Diamond Girls won the championship game of their tournament at Kendallville this weekend, the 5th Annual School Daze Tourney.
Football action begins this month, with the first high school games slated for Aug 22. Practices for fall sports begin today. See upcoming editions of The Post & Mail for the Fall Sports Preview. Girls golf began practice Friday and matches start this week.
Tri-lakes Baptist Church is playing host to a slew of youngsters this week for its High Power Soccer Camp. The camp features soccer skills and games, as well as Bible lessons. The event caps off today.
Columbia City resident Adam Neely is on a mission to preserve local lakes. Neely has been bowhunting 45-pound fish, such as the ones pictured, which are threatening the habitats of area waters. These non-game fish include Dogfish, Common Carp, Gar, Asian Carp, Buffalo and Grass Carp. These particular fish are breeding so quickly that they are threatening other fish species in Northeast Indiana Lakes.
Columbia City High School is hosting a camp for aspiring cheerleaders. The camp is led by the high schoolâ€™s cheer squad in the Donald S. Weeks gymnasium.
High school fall sports previews, including games schedules, will be inserted into the Aug. 21 edition of The Post & Mail.
CHURUBUSCO Ââ€” Churubusco High School will have a new head volleyball coach this season with the addition of Suzanne Taylor. Taylor is a recent graduate of Indiana Tech where she majored in elementary education and played volleyball for the school for four years, as well as for other extra-curricular clubs and organizations.
Money was raised for Leadership Whitley County through a sand volleyball tournament at DeVol Field Saturday.
Recent Churubusco graduate Katie Monk signed with the University of Indianapolis for track and field. Monk holds records in discus at the Fort Wayne Northrop Sectional as well as a regional records. She was the state runner up in discus in 2014 and also competed in shot put at the state meet.