Columbia City girls handed first loss

COLUMBIA CITY — After an 11-0 start to the season, Columbia City’s girls track team split a three-way meet with Norwell and DeKalb Tuesday night.The Lady Eagles picked up top honors at the Bishop Luers Invitational Saturday, and Head Coach Bob Fahl said the team was still suffering from the effects of the meet.“I think some of the girls were still feeling the effects of the weather and stress from Luers,” Fahl said.The Lady Eagles (53) fell to Norwell (61) but topped DeKalb (50).The team lacked Megan Deutsch, the trackster who was named MVP of the Luers Invite, due to illness, but still had key athletes, such as Kalisha Goree.Goree took first place in the long jump, high jump and 100-meter hurdles. She placed third in the 200-meter dash.To read the rest of this story, see the April 18 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.