FORT WAYNE – Two area football players are on the road to recovery after injuries suffered on the football field in the first two weeks of the season.
Columbia City senior linebacker Sam Dailey was upgraded to good condition at Lutheran Hospital. Dailey has been at the hospital since suffering a head injury in the third quarter of the Eagles’ 33-14 loss to Warsaw in Week 1.
Snider senior defensive back Michael Aduro is back at school after suffering a left leg injury that required a trip to the hospital via ambulance in the first quarter of the Panthers’ 38-6 win over South Side in Week 2.
Aduro said in a Facebook message that he broke the tibia and fibula.
It was pretty serious, Aduro wrote.
EAST NOBLE 192, COLUMBIA CITY 202: Alyn Clark and Logan Handshoe shot 45 and 47, respectively, at Eagle Glen.
HOMESTEAD 11, COLUMBIA CITY 0: Anthony Jimenez had six goals and two assists in the road win.
SNIDER 1, NORTH SIDE 0: Ross Retherford’s goal in overtime broke a scoreless tie at North Side.
DEKALB 2, EAST NOBLE 0: Taya Poynter and Kacey Wells scored for the Barons.
BELLMONT 1, NORWELL 0: Kylie Beery scored a first-half goal for the only score at Norwell.
BELLMONT 3, HERITAGE 0: Holly Hankenson had nine kills, three digs, two solo blocks and three block assists for Bellmont in a 25-7, 25-6, 25-10 win at Heritage.
LEO 3, NORTHROP 0: Jennifer Timbrook and Cailee Steininger each had five kills for Leo, a 25-12, 25-20, 31-29 winner.