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FIRST HALF DEFICIT TOO MUCH: East Noble gets best of Eagles

October 6, 2014

KENDALLVILLE — The challenge for the Columbia City Eagle football team has remained the same for the last several weeks — to put together two complete halves of football. Friday night’s contest at East Noble proved to be the same challenge, as the Eagles fell behind 49-0 in the first half before coming back to put up 35 unanswered points against the Knights, while holding the hosts to 54 net yards in the second half.

RUNNERS RESCHEDULE AT NORTHROP: Harriers battle the elements, NHC

October 6, 2014

FORT WAYNE — Rain, sleet, mud and brutally cold wind — the only thing missing from Saturday’s Northeast Hoosier Conference cross country meet was a plague of locusts. The meet, which had been moved from its original location of The Plex to Northrop High School due to flooding, dawned to some of the worst weather conditions of the season.

TOP SPOT: ’Cats stay undefeated in TRC

October 3, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s football team defended its top spot in the Three Rivers Conference after taking a lopsided, 28-0 win over North Miami Friday night.

The win keeps the Wildcats undefeated in the TRC, along with Rochester, after the Zebras beat Tippecanoe Valley Friday.

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s football team defended its top spot in the Three Rivers Conference after taking a lopsided, 28-0 win over North Miami Friday night, 28-0.
The win keeps the Wildcats undefeated in the TRC, along with Rochester, after the Zebras beat Tippecanoe Valley Friday.

SWEET HOMECOMING: Churubusco beats Central Noble

October 3, 2014

CHURUBUSCO ­­— Central Noble made the trip south to Churubusco to play the Eagles in one of the most highly anticipated games of the season.

The energy and excitement of the game from the stands and the field was palpable due to the heated rivalry between the Eagles and the Cougars, largely in part to the week-long build up of ’Busco’s homecoming, and the Eagles won 33-14.

TOUGH LOSS: Tale of two halves for CC football

October 3, 2014

KENDALLVILLE — It was all Columbia City in the second half at East Noble for Friday night’s football game.

Unfortunately for the Eagles, it was all East Noble in the first half, and Columbia City fell 49-35 to remain win-less in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.

FINISHING IN PRIME FASHION: Eagles wrap up season with win over Garrett

October 3, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s senior boys soccer players topped off the regular season in prime fashion, hosting and beating Garrett 8-3.
Senior Drake DeWitt, who recorded seven goals, opened Columbia City’s offensive charge, scoring with 27:11 to go in the first half. DeWitt scored again at the 24:08 mark, and yet again with 1:24 left in the half to make the score 3-0 at halftime.

NO BLOOD: Whitko boys tie with Prairie Heights, 2-2

October 2, 2014

LAGRANGE — Whitko’s boys soccer team ended the regular season with a tie against Prairie Heights Tuesday evening. Both teams scored a goal apiece in the first and second halves, ending the game at 2-2.

EVENLY MATCHED: Col. City, Whitko girls end in tie

October 2, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Someone once wrote that a game that ends in a tie is like kissing your sister. For the Columbia City and Whitko girls’ soccer teams, Wednesday night’s county-rivalry game that ended in a 1-1 tie was like kissing a sister you don’t like and has bad breath. The game played on the Wildcats’ turf was scoreless through the first half, although the Lady Eagles were able to put a great deal of pressure on the Wildcat goal. Despite the pressure, the Wildcats were able to keep the Lady Eagles out of the goal.

WILDCAT TENNIS DOWNS COUNTY RIVAL: Takes 4-1 victory over Churubusco

October 1, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Whitko’s boys tennis team took the 25-mile trip north on Ind. 205 to take on county-rival Churubusco Tuesday night. The Wildcats beat the Eagles on their home court, 4-1, in a string of close matches.

EAGLES SOCCER SUFFER: Fall 5-0 to Carroll

October 1, 2014

HUNTERTOWN — Columbia City’s boys soccer team fell 5-0 to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll Monday night. Carroll began its offensive strike in the first five minutes, en route to a 4-0 halftime lead after goals at the 27:41, 17:14 and 10:51 marks.

 

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