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WIN OVER NEW HAVEN: Eagles en route to sectional championship

November 3, 2014

Columbia City’s football team is en route to its second-ever sectional title with only one opponent in its way — 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.

AWARDS AND PIZZA: Whitko girls golf celebrate season

October 31, 2014

Whitko High School’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.

THREE ACES: Hole #5 at Crooked Lake

October 30, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY ­— 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 ­— two holes-in -ones. At the same lucky hole, Steve Lemmon also had a hole-in-one this summer.

IHSAA SECTIONAL ACTION: Eagles seeking revenge against New Haven

October 30, 2014

NEW HAVEN — The first time the Columbia City Eagle football team crossed paths with the New Haven Bulldogs this season was on the Eagles’ 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.

3 FOR 3: Little Turtle Elementary harriers setting the pace for 1-mile runs

October 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Little Turtle Elementary Schools boys cross country team walked into three invitationals this season and ran away with three titles — posting an undefeated season with numerous individual awards.

NORTH VS. SOUTH: Whitko All-Stars selected for soccer challenge

October 28, 2014

Three Whitko High School girls soccer players were selected to compete in the 4th Annual Indiana Elite North vs. South All-Star Soccer Challenge. The game is slated for Nov. 8 at Danville Community High School’s Warrior Stadium. Pictured are Whitko’s three players, from left: Leighandra Goodman, Mikayla Findley and Heather Bryan. Goodman will play in the sophomore division at 3 p.m., Findley will play in the junior division at 4:45 p.m. and Bryan will play in the senior division at 6:30 p.m.

SEMI-STATE RESULTS: Lady Eagles barely miss trip to state

October 27, 2014

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s girls cross country team wasn’t predicted to make it out of the sectional race two weeks ago.
Much to their competitors’ surprise, the Lady Eagles made it all the way to semi-state — almost to state.


October 26, 2014

FORT WAYNE — At a juncture in Columbia City’s 39-0 dismantling of Fort Wayne South Side in the opening round of IHSAA Football Sectional 20, Eagle Head Coach Brett Fox could be heard telling his players to “Win with class.”
The Eagles did just that, keeping the ball on the ground and pulling the starters after a single series in the second half of the game played on the Archers’ field that could have been a lot more one-sided than it was.

WILDCATS BETTERED BY BRAVES: Whitko falls to Bellmont

October 25, 2014

DECATUR — Bellmont handed Whitko a season-ending loss in the opening round of sectional action Friday night, 24-20.
Despite a strong standing by the Wildcats, the Braves rallied to score 15 points in the fourth quarter for the win.

EAGLES FALL: Busco has emotional end to season

October 25, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — After a long season wrought by a series of ups and downs, both on and off the field, the Churubusco Eagles’ football season came to an end Friday night after a stinging loss to Woodlan, 42-14.
It was the first game of the season the Eagles truly appeared to be outclassed against a superior opponent.

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