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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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Whitko posts shutout at Ball State

September 10, 2011

MUNCIE — Whitko traveled to Ball State Saturday afternoon to face Manchester at TRC day.
The Wildcats won in a shutout, with several standout players.

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Churubusco hosts blowout

September 9, 2011

CHURUBUSCO - The loss of senior standout wide receiver Layne Fulk wasn’t enough to slow down Churubusco Friday night against Eastside.
The Eagles football team relied on their rushing attack and stingy defense to get the 39-6 win to remain undefeated at ’Busco’s homecoming game.

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Eagles win streak killed by Homestead

September 9, 2011

FORT WAYNE — There are times when statistics do not give a true picture of what happened during a ball game. That was not the case Friday night when the Columbia City Eagle football team traveled to Homestead in a showdown of Northeast Hoosier Conference “unbeatens.”
The Spartans racked up over 500 yards of total offense in the first half on their way to a 52-13 win.

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