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EAGLES STRUGGLE: Tough loss to East Noble

September 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Sometimes, no matter how hard you try you just can’t seem to get the job done. That has to be the feeling that the Columbia City boys’ soccer team had after Monday night’s Northeast Hoosier Conference match against the visiting East Noble Knights.

SOCCER DOUBLE-HEADER: Whitko boys, girls soccer earn wins over North Miami

September 22, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s boys and girls soccer teams picked up Three Rivers Conference wins Saturday in a double-header with North Miami.
The girls took the field first, beating their conference foes 5-1 after an impressive second half. Whitko took a 1-0 lead in the first half, but tacked on four goals in the second to take the win.

VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT USEFUL: Lady Eagles place third, Whitko sixth

September 22, 2014

SYRACUSE — Coaches say Saturday high school volleyball tournaments can be beneficial to those who need some extra practice. Tourneys provide teams with a chance to try new things or iron out flaws while facing a variety of opponents. The Columbia City Lady Eagles and Whitko Lady Wildcats volleyball teams entered the Wawasee Tournament Saturday, both hoping to gain some consistency and show other teams just what they are capable of doing on the court.

'THAT'S JUST AWESOME': Columbia City takes fourth at invitational

September 22, 2014

LIGONIER — Columbia City’s boys and girls cross country teams yet again took on some of the top runners in Northeast Indiana this weekend. The Lady Eagles ran away with a fourth-place finish, while the boys placed 13th behind Churubusco after a tie-breaker. Four Lady Eagles placed in the top 25 Saturday with a slim 23 seconds separating all of them. “That’s just awesome,” said Columbia City Head Coach Bob Fahl.

HOMECOMING HERO: Baughman takes the night

September 20, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Zach Baughman should have been on Cloud 9 Friday night.
Not long after being named Homecoming King, Baughman, a linebacker, grabbed an interception with the game tied and less than two minutes left on the clock and ran it 87 yards to score the game-winning touchdown.

EAGLES VICTORIOUS: Panthers fall to Churubusco

September 20, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Coming off of a three-game losing streak, the Churubusco Eagles went into Friday night’s game against the Prairie Heights Panthers committed to win.
The Eagles rocketed onto the field with an impressive offensive press that earned them their second win of the season and a clear victory over Prairie Heights, 35-6.

BARONS TRIUMPH: Columbia City falls to DeKalb.

September 20, 2014

WATERLOO — Football is a game of inches. It is also a game where seconds can make a difference.
Friday night’s Northeast Hoosier Conference contest between the Columbia City Eagles and the host DeKalb Barons lasted about 20 seconds too long for the Eagles

COUNTY GOLF: Col. City golf tops Whitko, Manchester

September 19, 2014

NORTH MANCHESTER — Whitley County’s girls golf teams played their final match before Saturday’s sectional at Sycamore Golf Club Thursday afternoon, along with county-neighbor Manchester.

ROLLER COASTER: Lady Eagles fall in roller-coaster game

September 19, 2014

FORT WAYNE — When Columbia City Lady Eagle Volleyball Coach Trish Hinen talks about the roller coaster aspects of her team’s play, she is not talking a kiddie coaster, but a full-fledged, scream at the top of your lungs, drop-off-a-cliff fall.

The Lady Eagles, playing some of their best defensive volleyball against Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Homestead, had leads in every game, but runs by the host Lady Spartans sent the Lady Eagles home on the short end of a 3-0 match.


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