CCHS LADY EAGLES: Squad claims NE8 Conference track & field title; boys place third

Members of Columbia City’s Lady Eagle track team pose with the Northeast Eight Conference track meet championship trophy. The Lady Eagles won the conference championship with 136 points in the meet held at New Haven High School Monday evening. The Lady Eagles scored in 14 of 16 events to take the win.
Staff Writer

NEW HAVEN — Columbia City’s track athletes – both girls and boys – made an impressive showing in Monday evening’s Northeast Eight Conference track meet held at New Haven High School’s Patrick D. Monaghan Track and Field Facility.

Columbia City’s girls won their first conference track meet since 1991, scoring in 14-of-16 events and taking multiple placings in nine of those events to claim the crown.

Columbia City’s boys team also made a credible showing placing third among the boys teams, placing in 13 events with multiple placings in five of them.
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