WARSAW — Size matters. Columbia City Eagle Head Coach Randy Hudgens summed up the opening football game Friday when he said, “Our margin for error is not very big when we play a 6A team.”
For the Eagles’ errors — an interception returned for a touchdown, an 82-yard punt return, a lost onside kick, and another interception deep in their own territory — all added up to a 33-14 season-opening loss to the homestanding Warsaw Tigers.
“Near-misses on offense and just-misses on defense are not things we can afford to do when we are a smaller-roster 4A school,” Hudgins said.
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