Col. City battles in strong NHC meet

ck teams struggled against a strong field in the Northeast Hoosier Conference meet this week. With the odds against them, Columbia City’s boys placed seventh and the girls took eighth out of eight schools in the NHC.The meet began Friday, but was postponed to Monday after thunderstorms hit New Haven.Monday was also the night scheduled for the Columbia City High School Honors Convocation, which several track athletes were slated to receive awards. Along with that distraction, some athletes were injured or unable to participate.Despite the poor overall team outcome, the squads posted several good individual placings.To read the rest of this story, see the May 14 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.