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Eagle football squad falls in 7-on-7 finals

June 25, 2013

KENDALLVILLE — Even with a youth movement on the team, Columbia City’s football squad has shown a great deal of achievement in a tournament this summer.

Playing seven-on-seven football, the Eagles advanced to the finals of a 16-team tournament at East Noble last week.

Columbia City lost in the finals of the tournament to New Haven.

Garrett was the first foe for the Eagles. Columbia City fell to the Railroaders, but won its next five games. The Eagles beat Churubusco, DeKalb, Concordian, Carroll and Woodlan.

Corn hole tourney

June 24, 2013

Dan Wyatt and Larry Hearld compete against each other in the Turtle Days Corn Hole Tournament in the parking lot of PNC Bank Saturday afternoon in Churubusco.

Hudgins most senior county football coach

June 22, 2013

Though only in his fifth year at Columbia City, Eagle Head Coach Randy Hudgins is the most senior football coach in Whitley County.

With the resignation of both Churubusco’s Lee Etzler and Whitko’s Wayne Swender, many will be looking to Hudgins to lead the way for Whitley County this fall.

Pictured above, Hudgins gives instructions to a group of players from the 2010 season.

Col. City track honors seniors

June 21, 2013

Columbia City High School’s boys track team honored its seniors at the end-of-the-year dinner. From left, Garrett Vandersaul, Kyle Weigold, Wyatt Larkey, Evan VanHouten and Isaiah Kreider all ran their final seasons as Eagles in 2013.

Columbia City tennis camp

June 20, 2013

Columbia City recently held its summer tennis camp. Pictured, Camp 1, front row: Breanna Taylor, Lindsey Taylor, Katie Bolinger, Jackson Giszweski, Monty Goss and Elizabeth Parker.

Back row: Coach Katie Myers, Callaghan Myers, Samuel Joseph, Caden Binkley, Matthew Hoskins, Clayton Scott, Olivia Potts, Katie Bolander, Counselor Sydney Ford and Coach Karen Brandon.

Columbia City tennis camp

June 20, 2013

Columbia City recently held its summer tennis camp.

Pictured, Camp 2, front row, from left: Bryce Roy, Maddie Miner, Andrew Hill, Abi Potts, Grace Hill, Maycee Nix and Madalyn Hill.

Second row: Joshua Lesley, Grace Korte, Sydney Korte, Adrianna Maley, Audrey Hill, Heidi Bolinger, Emma Waugh and Anne Ball.

Back row: Coach Katie Myers, Callaghan Myers, Brock Roy, Masyn Kreiger, Caleb Binkley, Garrett Anspach, Alyssa Clawson, Lydia Morgan, Abbi Milton and Counselor Sydney Ford.

Whitko girls track awards

June 19, 2013

Whitko High School held its spring sports awards banquet recently.

Pictured, girls track award winners, from left: Holly Frantz, Mental Attitude Award; Stephanie Wheeler, Most Improved and Josie Sparks, Most Valuable Runner.

Whitko boys track awards

June 19, 2013

Whitko High School held its spring sports awards banquet recently.

Pictured, boys track winners, from left: Kuyler Bailey, Coaches’ Award; Connor Stouder, Most Valuable Award and Walker Hobbs, Most Promising.

One-mile wonder

June 18, 2013

Hannah Reid, Columbia City, swam in the 2013 Glen S. Hummer Huntington Mile in Lake Clare Saturday, winning her age group — 11-12-year-olds.

She swam one mile in an open water race. It is a U.S. sanctioned swimming event, and swimmers came from all over Indiana to compete.

’Busco thrower 8th at meet of champs

June 17, 2013

FORT WAYNE — Fresh off of a seventh-place shot put finish at the Indiana State Track and Field Meet, Churubusco senior Austin McClure put an exclamation point on his 2013 season.

McClure came in eighth in the shot put at the Midwest Meet of Champions in Fort Wayne Saturday.

The event draws senior track and field athletes from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

 

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