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September 14th, 2011

Lady Eagles beat NHC foe Bulldogs

September 14, 2011

NEW HAVEN – Columbia City girls’ soccer won another Northeast Hoosier Conference match on the road, this time against New Haven, 4-2.
The Lady Eagles broke .500 in the NHC with a 3-2 record after Monday’s game.
The Bulldogs drew first blood when Breanna Wurm scored a goal just 1:30 into the game.
Columbia City followed by scoring three consecutive goals to take a 3-1 lead. First was Katie Salliant, followed by a pair of goals from senior Sarah Opliger.

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’Cats show improvement, but fall to Central Noble

September 14, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s tennis team fell to Central Noble Monday night, 5-0.
Though the Wildcats remain winless, Whitko Head Coach Kory Mettler said the team hasn’t given up.
“They keep playing hard and I’m really proud of them,” Mettler said. “Even though we got beat 5-0, nobody quit.”
The No. 2 doubles match was the most competitive, going to three sets. Blake Castle and Seth Patrick lost the first set 6-4, won the second 6-1 and fell 6-3 in the final set.

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Second half comeback gives Eagles win over New Haven

September 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – It may have taken a second half comeback and an overtime to take the lead, but the Columbia City Eagle boys’ soccer team used increased second half pressure to accomplish both to take a 2-1 Northeast Hoosier Conference win over the visiting New Haven Bulldogs Monday night at Max Gandy Athletic Field.
For a great deal of the first half, the ball was played in the Eagle end of the field with the Bulldogs notching the first goal of the contest when the Eagles misplayed a ball that left it in front of the Columbia City net.

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Player of the Week — Jason Nicodemus

September 14, 2011

Churubusco’s Jason Nicodemus led the Eagles to four straight wins with standout contributions in each game.

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Warsaw sweeps Col. City

September 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Lady Eagles fell to a strong Warsaw volleyball team Tuesday night in three games.
Several small errors turned into a lopsided loss for Columbia City.
“We made little errors that cost us the match,” Lady Eagle Head Coach Trish Hinen said.
Columbia City took a 6-2 lead in game one, but watched it slip away as mistakes plagued the Lady Eagles.

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’Busco shuts out Lakeland

September 14, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Some-times the greatest opponent a team faces is not across the net, but itself.
Sometimes the greatest task is not producing one point or another, but maintaining focus when the points come easily. Such was the case for the Churubusco Lady Eagle volleyball team when it squared off against the Lakeland Christian Academy Lady Cougars Tuesday night.

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Eagle tennis takes it a step further

September 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Tennis Coach Marcus Moore recently challenged his players to “take their performance to another level.”
Tuesday night against East Noble, the Eagles did just that, winning 5-0 over a competitive Knight team at Devol Field.

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September 13th

Evelyn Bobilya, 95

September 13, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Evelyn M. Bobilya, 95, of Columbia City, died at 11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 at Avalon Village, Ligonier where she had been a resident since 2005.
She was born Aug. 7, 1916 in Albion, a daughter of Victor and Clara H. (McLallin) Edwards.
She attended Albion Grade School and graduated from Wolf Lake High School in 1936.
On March 20, 1937, she was united in marriage to Eugene W. Bobilya.
They made their home in Fort Wayne until 1956 when they moved to a farm north of Big Lake in Noble Township, Noble County. Mr. Bobilya died Nov. 22, 1993.

Betty Byrd, 85

September 13, 2011

Betty Jane Byrd, 85, of Churubusco, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 at North Ridge Village Nursing Home, Albion.
Born Aug. 1, 1926 in Allen County, she was the daughter of Paul and Alice (Mason) Guillaume.
She grew up in Allen County and attended Huntertown High School.
She married Leonard Byrd on April 14, 1944 in Churubusco, where they set up housekeeping.
They moved to Columbia City in 1968 and after her husband’s death, she returned to Churubusco in 2009. She was a homemaker and housewife.

Deanna Ruble, 71

September 13, 2011

Deanna Kay Ruble, 71, formerly of Whitley County, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 at 3:33 p.m. after a long courageous battle with cancer, in Columbus, Ohio at a Hospice Treatment Center.
She and her husband, Dr. James Ruble resided in the Whitley County area off Derby Drive for 34 years.
She was the office manager in her husband’s practice for 46 years here in the Fort Wayne area, until they retired in 2006.
They then moved to Jefferson City, Missouri in 2007, where Doctor Ruble serves as a General Dentist at a correctional facility in Tipton, Mo.

 

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