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August 11th, 2014

GEARING UP: 'Busco Jr. High School football in prep

August 11, 2014

The Churubusco Junior High Football team was in action Wednesday, preparing for its first game of the season at Garrett High School in Fort Wayne Wednesday, August 27.

POLANCO LEADS TEAM TO WIN: Col. City girls golf grabs first victory

August 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team picked up its first win of the season Thursday, beating Northrop at Eagle Glen, 200-211. Lady Eagles Athena Arnold and Abby Polanco led the team to the win, with impressive improvements from the team’s loss in the opening match against Wawasee Tuesday.

August 8th

FUN RUN: Y closes summer camp with color

August 8, 2014

Montgomery Goss shows off his new look after being covered in colored powder at the Whitley County YMCA Color Run Monday. The color run was conducted for campers to capstone the Y summer camp season.

August 7th

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Youngsters model older athlete in park

August 7, 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 ‘coach’ 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.

August 6th

GOLF OPENER: Lady Eagles drop three-stroke match

August 6, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’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.

August 5th

TOURNEY CHAMPIONS: CC softball winners

August 5, 2014

Columbia City’s Diamond Girls won the championship game of their tournament at Kendallville this weekend, the 5th Annual School Daze Tourney.

August 4th

HIGHSCHOOL FOOTBALL: Fall sports practice begins today

August 4, 2014

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.

August 1st

SUMMER SOCCER: High Power Soccer Camp starts today

August 1, 2014

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.

July 31st

BIG FISH, BIG PROBLEM: Neely on mission to preserve local lakes

July 31, 2014

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.

CHEERING CHILDREN: Learning the basics

July 31, 2014

Columbia City High School is hosting a camp for aspiring cheerleaders. The camp is led by the high school’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.

 

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