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First game jitters overcome ’Cats

August 17, 2011

LARWILL — The Wildcat soccer team struggled in its first sanctioned game Tuesday night, losing to Northwood 13-2.
Though the scoreboard showed a loss, the game was a victory to many parents and fans.
“We’ve waited a long time to play sanctioned soccer; that itself is a victory,” one fan said.

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Columbia City tennis blanks ’Busco

August 17, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — The Columbia City boys tennis team took out its frustration from Monday night’s loss on Churubusco Tuesday night.
Col. City blanked ’Busco 5-0 with eight-out-of-ten shutout sets.
Coming off a rough first match against Concord, losing 4-1, Columbia City had to prove its talent against ’Busco.

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Lady ’Cats rally to win from 1-0 deficit

August 17, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s volleyball team and its fresh set of sophomores began the season in prime fashion Tuesday night against Lakeland.
After a rocky start, the Lady Wildcats defeated Lakeland 4-1.
“They did an awesome job coming from behind.” Whitko Head Coach Brandy Smith said. “It was a great way to start the season and build our confidence.”
The Lady ’Cats got off to a shaky start, falling behind by as much as seven in the first game and losing 25-19.

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Col. City debuts with 7-1 win over Central Noble

August 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – The Columbia City boys soccer team joined its Lady Eagle counterparts by opening the 2011 season with a decisive victory.
The team, who was visiting the Central Noble Cougars, finished the game with a final score of 7-1.
“I think we’ve definitely seen some of our strengths and weaknesses. We have a lot to work to do,” said Keener. ”I’d like to see a lot more teamwork so we can possess the ball and shake the opponent early in the game.”

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Junior League gives experience to young linksters

August 12, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Several local golfers have been competing in a junior golf league at Eagle Glen in Columbia City this summer.
Bruce Wood formed the league to offer young golfers extra experience before entering middle school golf.
“It has been a great experience for the kids,” Wood said.

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’Busco welcomes new AD; Andrew Wagner changes districts, fills Etzler’s shoes

August 11, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School welcomed a new athletic director to its team this summer.
Andrew Wagner, former athletic director at Indian Springs Middle School in Columbia City, is ready to take the next step as a high school AD.
“I’m excited to be here,” Wagner said, “and I’m very excited to be in this community.”
Wagner said he went to school with intentions to be a teacher and coach.

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Baseball, softball champs crowned at Morsches

July 14, 2011

It's been a busy few weeks at Morsches Park where post-season tournaments in both baseball and softball have been held.
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'Stangs capture second consecutive home win

July 12, 2011

The K.C. Mustangs remain undefeated at home after a 24-10 win over the Wanee Hurricanes this weekend.
After a shaky first quarter with the Hurricanes taking an early 3-0 with a field goal, the Mustangs’ veteran leader took charge.
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Whitko announces spring sports award winners

July 12, 2011

BASEBALL
Major Awards: Kody Brandenburg, Josh Pratt, Nathan Sherrard, Josh Smith, Alex Winger, Dominic Arrowood, Brandon Carpenter, Riley Cokl, Wes Gensch, Austin Mort, Colin Nicodemus, Alex Stoddard, Ryan Weigold, Wyatt Wolf, Ethan Nicodemus, Seth Patrick, Avery Robbins
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Eagle turned Spartan: Turner signs with Manchester

June 16, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — For the past four seasons Churubusco head baseball coach Mark Grove has gone into every game writing one name into the catcher position.
   Jordan Turner.
   The four-year starting catcher for the Eagles signed his letter of intent to play collegiate baseball for the Manchester Spartans.
 

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