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November 6th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s football team is seeking its second-ever sectional title Friday night, hosting Norwell in the 7 p.m. championship game. The Eagles and Norwell are remarkably close in most statistical areas. The Eagles are scoring 26.4 points per contest while Norwell is putting up 25.8 points per game.
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Andy Huston (right), a sixth-grader at Indian Springs Middle School, attended a White Sox game in September at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. Huston was hoping to see his favorite player, Paul Konerko, take the field one last time before retiring at the end of the season. While Konerko did not make an appearance in the game, all was not lost. Seated directly behind Andy was none other than former White Sox slugger Ron Kittle (left).
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.