COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls golf team picked up its first win of the season Thursday, beating Northrop at Eagle Glen, 200-211. Lady Eagles Athena Arnold and Abby Polanco led the team to the win, with impressive improvements from the teamâ€™s loss in the opening match against Wawasee Tuesday.
Two Columbia City 8th graders were out practicing for the upcoming football season at DeVol field Wednesday with their amateur instructor, a Churubusco High School student. From left: Ethan Garner, 13; Andrew Garner, 14; and their â€˜coachâ€™ 17-year old Dylan Park. Ethan is practicing for the positions of middle linebacker and quarterback; Andrew is hoping to play as a free safety or strong safety. Park is taking a year off of playing for Churubusco, having played tight end and safety last year.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls golf team dropped its first match by a close margin Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Eagles fell 196-199 to Wawasee in the season opener at Eagle Glen. The loss sends Columbia City to an 0-1 record, but the Lady Eagles will have the opportunity to redeem themselves on their home course Thursday against Northrop.
Football action begins this month, with the first high school games slated for Aug 22. Practices for fall sports begin today. See upcoming editions of The Post & Mail for the Fall Sports Preview. Girls golf began practice Friday and matches start this week.
Tri-lakes Baptist Church is playing host to a slew of youngsters this week for its High Power Soccer Camp. The camp features soccer skills and games, as well as Bible lessons. The event caps off today.
Columbia City resident Adam Neely is on a mission to preserve local lakes. Neely has been bowhunting 45-pound fish, such as the ones pictured, which are threatening the habitats of area waters. These non-game fish include Dogfish, Common Carp, Gar, Asian Carp, Buffalo and Grass Carp. These particular fish are breeding so quickly that they are threatening other fish species in Northeast Indiana Lakes.