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Lady Eagles fall to Bellmont

October 11, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — The measure of the heart of a team is not how badly it beats a lesser team, but how hard it plays against the very best of teams.

The Columbia City Lady Eagles showed that heart on senior night against the number three-ranked Bellmont Squaws Thursday night.

Though the Eagles fell in three games, 25-21, 25-20, 25-20, they played hard and pushed the visitors in each game.

Rongos earns sectional victory

October 10, 2013

CULVER — Columbia City’s Niko Rongos got his postseason journey off on the right foot with an individual sectional win Tuesday.

Competing at the team regional event in Culver, Rongos defeated his first opponent, Brandon Bate of Peru.

Lady ’Cats drop TRC match

October 10, 2013

AKRON — Whitko’s volleyball squad dropped a three-game match Wednesday night at Tippecanoe Valley.

After falling 25-10 in the first game, the Lady Wildcats played more competitive in the final two games, losing 25-18 in each.

PREVIEW: Whitko could clinch TRC title

October 10, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s football team is the only Three Rivers Conference school with a perfect record in league play.

With two weeks remaining in the season, the Wildcats (5-2, 5-0) have a chance to wrap up a conference championship a whole week early.

Whitko plays Rochester this Friday at home at 7 p.m. The Zebras (5-2, 4-1) suffered their first TRC loss of the year last week against Tippecanoe Valley.

Tippy Valley hosts North Miami. If Whitko and North Miami both win this Friday, the Wildcats will clinch the conference a week early.

PREVIEW: Col. City set to take on Chargers

October 10, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s football team will be looking to put a two-game losing streak in the rearview mirror this Friday.

Unfortunately for the Eagles (3-4, 2-3), they will be playing their third ranked opponent in as many weeks — Carroll.

The Chargers are ranked 12th in Class 6A, according to the Associated Press. Carroll beat Homestead 51-34 last week for its first win over the Spartans since 2003.

PREVIEW: Third-ranked Eagles welcome Fairfield

October 10, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s football team is preparing for its final home game Friday and will face a team on a hot streak.

Unbeaten Churubusco (7-0, 6-0) will welcome the Falcons (6-1, 5-1) for a 7 p.m. kickoff Friday.

Fairfield is fresh off of a victory against previously-unbeaten Lakeland. The Falcons lost their second game of the year to Prairie Heights and have been unblemished ever since. In each of its last five wins, Fairfield has scored more than 40 points.

Calling all fans

October 9, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Submit photos of your favorite fans to The Post & Mail.

Photos can be emailed to sports@thepostandmail.com or by mail to 927 W. Connexion Way, Columbia City, Ind., 46725.

’Busco defeats Lakeland

October 9, 2013

LAGRANGE — Churubusco’s volleyball team picked up another road conference win Tuesday.

’Busco swept Lakeland 25-11, 25-19 and 25-20.

The win moves Churubusco to 15-11 for the year and improves its conference record to 7-2.

Lady Eagles fall to Carroll in three

October 9, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — It was hard-fought at times, but Columbia City’s volleyball team fell to visiting Carroll Tuesday in a three-set sweep.

The Lady Chargers beat the Lady Eagles by a final score of 25-23, 25-18 and 25-20.

Columbia City Volleyball Head Coach Trish Hinen said the team did not stick to its plan.

“We talked about what we needed to do tonight,” she said. “We talked about how we have to be smart and hit at the angles, and we were hitting to the blocks, and they got blocks on us.”

Lady Vikings knock out Columbia City

October 9, 2013

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s girls soccer team improved on its second round with Huntington North this season, but it was not enough to get by the Lady Vikings.

The Lady Eagles lost a Class 2A sectional semifinal to Huntington North Tuesday by a final of 2-0.

It was one goal in each half for the Lady Vikings to bring the game to its final score.

Earlier this season, Huntington North beat the Lady Eagles 4-0.

“We made some adjustments,” said Columbia City Girls Soccer Head Coach Stephanie Wiley. “I think those helped us a lot, we just couldn’t get the ball in the net.”

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