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HU soccerwomen again tie after 2 OT

The Huntington University women's soccer team participated in its third-straight double overtime contest Saturday, Oct. 18, playing visiting Indiana Wesleyan to a 2-2 tie.

 

IWU shakes off Foresters in second half

The Huntington University men's soccer team yielded only one goal to conference power Indiana Wesleyan in the first half of their game on Saturday, Oct. 18, but the hosts came on strong in the second, hanging the Foresters with a 5-0 loss.

 

HU spikers have weekend split

The Huntington University volleyball team topped host Rochester, 3-1, on Saturday, Oct. 18, after losing to host Grace College in straight sets on Friday night, Oct. 17.

The Foresters improved to 5-16 with their win over Rochester, 25-16, 25-18, 4-25, 25-18.

Audrey Mallers paced HU with 11 kills and four blocks, Danielle Gurwell and Brittany Rooze each added eight kills and Gurwell also had three blocks.

Kate Cobb had 18 digs, while Emily Hubby had a team-high 21 assists.

The Foresters fell to Grace, 15-25, 15-25, 22-25.

 

Presnell leads HU harriers to 14th at #JennaStrong Classic

Austin Presnell placed 32nd out of 373 runners to lead the Huntington University men's cross country team to 14th place among 38 teams at the #JennaStrong Fall classic hosted by Wilmington College on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Brian Menzie provided back-up to Presnell by crossing the finishing line in 26:57 for 46th place, following by Eric Baker placing 72nd in 27:30. Zach McIntyre placed 101st in 28:01 and Josh Graham was 151st in 29:08 to complete the HU scoring.

Codi Wiersma was 163rd in 29:33 and Ben Gammon took 223rd in 32:56 to complete the squad.

 

HU women harriers shine at Wilmington race

The Huntington University women's cross country team showed it is deserving of the national attention it has been getting by placing third out of 43 teams at the #JennaStrong Fall Classic hosted by Wilmington College on Saturday, Oct. 18.

A span of only 46 seconds separated the five scoring Forester runners as their placing came against a combination of NCAA Division I, II and III and NAIA schools.

 

Lady Viking harriers claim second at Marion Regional


Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North girls' cross country team tallied 76 points to earn runner-up honors at the Marion Regional on Saturday, Oct. 18.

The Lady Vikings missed winning their fourth consecutive regional crown by just 14 points to Oak Hill, which finished with a register of 62 at the Indiana Wesleyan University Cross Country Course.

 

Viking harrier Campbell advances to semi-state


Photo by Steve Clark.

Dustin Campbell will represent the Huntington North boys' cross country team at semi-state after placing 11th at the Marion Regional on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Campbell, a senior, crossed the finish line at the Indiana Wesleyan University cross country course in 17 minutes flat to earn a spot among the top 10 individuals from non-advancing teams, who all move on to semi-state.

 

Woods leads Vikings in 31-15 win over Jefferson


Photo by Steve Clark.

Adam Woods rushed for 173 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Huntington North varsity football team over visiting Jefferson, 31-15, on Friday, Oct. 17.

Woods, a senior, carried the ball 29 times to highlight a Viking rushing attack that piled up 278 yards on the Bronchos.

 

Taylor tops HU men's soccer team

The Huntington University men's soccer team spotted host Taylor a two-goal lead and never recovered, losing 3-1 on Wednesday, Oct. 15.

 

HU volleyball squad drops match to Goshen

The Huntington University volleyball team was swept by visiting Goshen on Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Though the Foresters' play improved with each set, it wasn't enough to keep them from suffering their fifth consecutive loss. Coach Amy Settle's squad opened the match with a 15-25 defeat before pushing the Maple Leafs harder in the second and third sets, 19-25 and 23-35, respectively.

 

10th annual Turkey Trot 5K set for T’giving morn

Pathfinder Kids Kampus will host the 10th annual Turkey Trot 5K run/walk and one-mile Turkey Trail on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 27.

Registration is from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Thanksgiving morning at McDonald's. The 5K begins at 8 a.m., and the one-mile Turkey Trail starts at 8:30 a.m. Post-race breakfast items will be furnished by McDonald's.

An optional packet pick-up for those who are pre-registered will be held on Nov. 26 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Pathfinder Kids Kampus, 435 Campus St., in Huntington.

 

Coolman makes 14 saves as Foresters play to 0-0 tie

Paige Coolman made 14 saves in goal but the Huntington University women's soccer team met an equally strong goaltender for host Taylor and wound up in a 0-0 tie after two overtimes on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

HU, 3-11-1 overall on the season, got outshot badly, 24-4, but Coolman and the HU defense were up to the challenge for the full 110 minutes.

Taylor is 6-4-4 on the season overall.

The game was originally scheduled to be played at HU, but was moved after afternoon runs made the HU field unplayable.

 

 

RMS spikers advance in NELMSC tourneys

The Riverview Middle School seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams each defeated host Milford to advance to the next round of the Northeast Lakes Middle School Conference tournament on Monday, Oct. 13.

The eighth grade squad topped the hosts, 25-14, 25-18, and improves to 8-10.

Milford gave the seventh grade team a more competitive match, but the Lady Raiders still came out on top, 25-21, 25-19, picking up their 11th win against four losses.

 

Crestview cross country teams back in pack at NELMSC meet

The Crestview Middle School boys' and girls' cross country teams finished sixth and fifth, respectively, at the eight-team Northeast Lakes Middle School Conference championship meet, held at Wawasee on Saturday, Oct. 11.

Jacob Wust captured 10th to lead the boys' squad while Alena Miller took 13th to pace the girls.

Twenty out of 27 Cougar runners achieved personal records.

 

 

CMS spikers advance to next round in NELMSC tourney

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team defeated visiting Wawasee to advance to the next round of the Northeast Lakes Middle School Conference tournament on Monday, Oct. 13.

The Lady Cougars defeated the visitors, 25-15, 25-9.

The seventh grade squad saw its season come to an end with a 21-25, 18-25 defeat. Crestview ends the year 5-10.

The eighth-graders will now head to Lakeview, in Warsaw, for the tournament semifinals on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 9 a.m.

 

 

Beaver stars but HU spikers winless at Big Guns Classic

Freshman Josie Beaver had a big weekend but the Huntington University volleyball team went winless at the St. Franics (IL) Big Guns Classic.

Beaver, a former Huntington North star, knocked down 40 kills and had 25 blocks to earn one of six spots on the all-tournament team.

She went into the weekend ranked fifth in NAIA Division II with 1.32 blocks per game.

 

HU golfers tie for second at MVNU Invite

The Huntington University men's golf team completed its fall season by finishing in a three-way tie for second place at the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Fall Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 11.

HU shot 456 over 27 holes as the tourney was cut short by nine holes due to darkness. The Foresters tied with Spring Arbor and the hosts in the nine-team field. Taylor shot a 440 to win the title.

Devin Dale led HU with a 111, one stroke better than Lance Hoch. Derek Zurcher turned in a 114, Ryan Boester carded a 120 and Zach Borntreger shot a 123.

 

 

Hail to the champs


Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North girls' cross country team won the Marion Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 11. The win marks the Lady Vikings' fourth in a row at the race, which is held at the Indiana Wesleyan University Cross Country Course, in Marion. Team members are (from left) Taryn Doering, Emily Eherenman, Cadee Harmon, Marissa Jamison, Chloe Scheiber, Emma Melcher, Stephanie McElhaney, Hannah Stoffel, Jenna Henline and Kelsey Coles. Not pictured: Head Coach Carrie Boxell and Assistant Coach Rena Johnson.

 

Lady Vike harriers claim fourth straight sectional crown


Photo by Steve Clark.

All seven runners for the Huntington North girls' cross country team finished in the top 25 to help the Lady Vikings win the Marion Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 11.

Coach Carrie Boxell's squad tallied 38 points to the claim the sectional title for the fourth year in a row and move on to the regional, set for Saturday, Oct. 18, once again in Marion, at Indiana Wesleyan University's cross country course.

 

Viking harriers miss regional as team, but still sending quartet


Photo by Steve Clark.

Despite missing by one place of advancing as a team at the Marion Cross Country Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 11, the Huntington North boys' cross country team will still be sending four runners to next week's regional cross country meet.

With only the top five teams advancing, the Vikings' score of 131 was 25 points shy of fifth place Marion's tally, but four Huntington North runners qualified for the regional by being among the top 10 individuals on non-qualifying teams.

 

Lady Vike spikers 2-1 at NCC tourney

The Huntington North varsity volleyball team went 2-1 at the North Central Conference tournament, which it hosted on Saturday, Oct. 11.

The Lady Vikings opened play against McCutcheon and fell in three sets, 25-22, 13-25, 21-25.

Freshman Kalee Platt paced the offense with 13 kills. Junior Alexa Hill added three aces and kept busy aiding her teammates, dishing out 34 assists.

On the defensive side, sophomore Ariene Butler registered 10 digs and Platt produced a block.

 

Murray on the mark as HU soccermen top Marian

Scott Murray scored for the third time in four contests and the Huntington University men's soccer team dispatched visiting Marian, 3-0, on Saturday, Oct. 11.

Murray, a sophomore, scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season at the 60:16 mark in the second half, giving the Foresters a 2-0 cushion after sophomore Ryan Pickup put the hosts on the board less than seven minutes into the contest. Just four minutes after Murray's score, junior Jeremiah Spencer increased Huntington's advantage to 3-0, helping the Foresters seal their first Crossroads League win of the season.

 

HU soccerwomen lose lead and game

After building a 2-0 lead, the Huntington University women's soccer team watched host Marian tie things up by the end of regulation, then come away with the win in double overtime, 3-2, on Saturday, Oct. 11.

Senior Courtney Baker gave the Foresters their two-goal advantage, finding the back of the net twice in the game's first 25 minutes. Coach Chris Tillett's squad cooled off after that, however, and the Knights heated up, scoring five minutes into the second half and again at the 78:30 mark to deadlock things at 2-2 by the end of regulation.

 

Woods rushes for 187 yards, 3 TDs as Viking crush Giants, 63-7


Photo by Steve Clark.

Adam Woods rushed for 187 yards and three touchdowns as the Huntington North High School varsity football team routed host Marion, 63-7, on Friday, Oct. 10.

Woods, a senior, carried the ball 12 times and highlighted an offensive attack for the Vikings that piled up 428 yards and posted the highest point total of Head Coach Trent Fine's three years at the helm.

 

Crestview spikers split with Riverview

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team defeated visiting Riverview, 25-19, 25-15, on Thursday, Oct. 9.

Maddy Robrock contributed six kills to the Lady Cougars' offensive attack. Abby Clarke swatted six aces while Emma Hollman produced five aces and as many kills.

Isabella Kryder kept the offense running with four assists.

The team improves to 8-6.

The seventh grade team fell to the Lady Raiders, 8-25, 9-25, and drops to 5-9.

 

 

Crestview girl harriers fall to Riverview

The Crestview Middle School girls' cross country team fell to visiting Riverview, 36-21, on Thursday, Oct. 9.

Hannah Whitney earned runner-up honors to lead the Lady Cougars. Alena Miller took fifth, Makayla Braun claimed eighth, Mairin Ellsworth seized ninth and Olivia White attained 12th, rounding out the scoring for Crestview.

Katie Melcher placed 13th and Grace Brown finished 14th to complete the team's top seven.

 

 

Crestview boy harriers lose to Riverview

The Crestview Middle School boys' cross country team lost to visiting Riverview, 35-24, on Thursday, Oct. 9.

Jacob Wust captured third to pace the Cougars. Isaiah Clampitt grabbed fifth, Drew Davis snatched seventh, Adam Zahn took ninth and Noah Zahn earned 11th to cap Crestview's scoring.

Carter Mertz and Will Mettler attained 13th and 16th, respectively, to round out the Cougars' top seven.

 

 

Homestead snatches sectional soccer victory from HNHS in 2 OT


Photo by Steve Clark.

Homestead snatched the thrill of victory from the Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team with a late goal in regulation, then went on to defeat the Lady Vikings, 2-1, in a two-overtime thriller on Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Homestead Soccer Sectional.

Hannah Williams broke a 0-0 tie with a goal with 3:56 left in regulation and had the Lady Vikings thinking they were moving on to the sectional championship game on Friday night, but Homestead senior Megan Butler knocked in a header with 20 seconds left in the game to send things into overtime.

 

HU women booters stop Bethel

After being deadlocked through the game's first 86 minutes, the Huntington University women's soccer team seized the lead versus host Bethel with a goal by Becca Grimes that proved to be the game-winner, giving the Foresters a 1-0 victory on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

 

HU spikers nip Spring Arbor

The Huntington University volleyball team edged visiting Spring Arbor, 3-2, on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

The Foresters kicked off the match with back-to-back wins, 25-21, 25-20, to threaten the Cougars with a sweep. The visitors refused to go quietly, though, and reeled off consecutive victories of their own, 25-20, 26-24, to force a decisive fifth set with Coach Amy Settle's squad.

 

HU booters fall to Bethel

The Huntington University men's soccer team found itself in a 3-0 hole after the opening half of its game with visiting Bethel on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and never climbed out, losing 4-0.

 

Wilcox shines but Forester netmen finish fall with loss

Matthew Wilcox had a hand in the only two victories of the day for the Huntington University men's tennis team in its 2-7 loss to host Tiffin on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Wilcox, a junior, defeated Robert Reid at third singles, 6-3, 7-6, after teaming with freshman Volodymyr Kohut for an 8-0 blanking of Henry Welker and Derek Vincent at third doubles.

 

Muncie Central downs Lady Vike spikers

Visiting Muncie Central made it a second straight sweep loss for the Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team on Tuesday, Oct. 7.

The Lady Vikings fell to 20-10 with losses of 10-25, 17-25, 20-25.

Kalee Platt led the offense with eight kills and two aces, and she also added two blocks on the defensive side.
Alexa Hill contributed 21 assists, while Ariene Butler added 10 digs to the HNHS cause.

The HNHS junior varsity lost 0-2, falling 14-25, 14-25 to drop to 19-7 on the season.

 

HU men keglers 23rd at MCC

The Huntington University men's bowling team claimed 23rd out of 40 teams at the Midwest Collegiate Championships, which took place Saturday, Oct. 4, and Sunday, Oct. 5, at AMF Bowlero in Wauwatosa, WI.

After three regular team games of 939-909-863 on Saturday, the Foresters found themselves in 30th place, but quickly jumped to 22nd with 5,594 pins by bowling 940-954-989 in their final three games of the day.

 

HU bowling women 12th at Midwest Collegiate Championships

The Huntington University women's bowling team placed 12th out of 32 teams at the Midwest Collegiate Championships, which spanned Saturday, Oct. 4, to Sunday, Oct. 5, at AMF Bowlero in Wauwatosa, WI.

Competing in their first Tier I tournament of the season, the Foresters bowled six regular team games on Saturday, rolling games of 835-988-927-851-887-900 for a total of 5,388 pins to claim 11th after day one.

 

CMS spikers lose in championship of own tourney

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team lost to Lincoln in the championship game of its own invitational on Saturday, Oct. 4.

The Lady Cougars opened the match with a 12-25 defeat, but evened things in the second set with a 25-15 victory. The final set was a tight affair, but Crestview came up short, 12-15, to fall to 6-6 on the season.

Emma Hollman logged four kills and as many aces while Erika Vinson produced six aces and Maddy Robrock matched Hollman's kill total.

Isabella Kryder facilitated the offense with six assists.

 

Crestview boy harriers 8th at Carroll Invite

The Crestview Middle School boys' varsity cross country team took eighth at the 12-team Carroll Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 4.

Jacob Wust claimed 18th to lead the Cougars, followed by Isaiah Clampitt in 20th and Drew Davis in 30th.

 

 

Crestview XC girls ninth at Carroll Invite

The Crestview Middle School girls' varsity cross country team finished ninth at the Carroll Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 4.

Alena Miller led the Lady Cougars, placing 20th at the 12-team invite.

 

 

Vikings' second half comeback falls short at soccer sectional


Photo by Steve Clark.

A second half comeback by the Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team came up a goal short as the Vikings lost to Fort Wayne North Side, 3-2, at the Homestead Soccer Sectional on Monday, Oct. 6.

Things looked bleak for the Vikings when North Side took a 3-0 lead after scoring with 30:14 left in the contest, but HNHS put two goals behind the North Side keeper within a 14-minute span to bring the contest to 3-2.

 

Bellmont tops Viking netmen for sectional championship


Photo by Steve Clark.

Battling both Bellmont and cold, windy weather, the Huntington North boys' tennis team lost the championship match of the Norwell Sectional, 1-4, on Saturday, Oct. 4.

The season-ending loss caps the Vikings' record at 9-10. The team's final win came a day prior when it beat the host Knights, 4-1, in semifinals.

Auden Eckert produced the lone win for Huntington North in the title match, which saw players bundle up in pants and long-sleeved clothes to combat the 40-degree temperatures, made worse by persistent winds that affected play.

 

Lady Vike harriers win 12th straight NCC title

Entire team gets all-conference honors


Photo by Steve Clark.

The entire Huntington North High School girls' cross country team earned all-conference honors for the second straight year as it overpowered the field to win its 12th consecutive North Central Conference Meet on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Indiana Wesleyan cross country course.

Junior Hannah Stoffel won her second straight NCC crown by beating Logansport freshman Isabelle Crain to the finish line by more than 18 seconds, clocking in at 19:26.9 for the 5K distance.

 

Viking harriers sixth at conference meet

Campbell earns all-conference honors

Senior Dustin Campbell earned all-conference honors to lead the Huntington North High School boys' varsity cross country team to sixth place at the North Central Conference Meet on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Indiana Wesleyan cross country course.

Campbell placed eighth in a career-best 16:59.3 to lead HNHS to 147 points in the 10-team field.

Lafayette Jefferson claimed the team title with 31 points, followed by McCutcheon with 88 points for second and Harrison with 98 points for third.

 

Lady Vike spikers take Peru Invite championship

The Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team marched through four opponents to claim the Peru Invitational championship on Saturday, Oct. 4.

The Lady Vikings, 20-8 on the season, defeated the host school in the first round, 25-16, 21-25, 15-7, and blew through Twin Lakes, 25-11, 25-10 in the second round. They then crushed Tipton, 25-8, 25-13, in the third round before taking down Northwestern, 25-9, 25-27, in the fourth round for the championship.

 

HU women harriers sweep to Grace Invitational win

The Huntington University women's cross country team wiped out the nine-team field at the Grace College Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 4, by sweeping the top five spots.

Junior Hannah Moore led the HU heroics by winning the individual title in 19:08 over the 5K course. Christine Sparks was runner-up in 19:14, Erin Rockey took third in 19:19, Gretchen Pyper came in fourth in 19:23 and Krista Wood was fifth in 19:30.

Freshman Marie Ditzler also logged a top 10 finish for HU, grabbing 10th in 20:44.

 

Baker leads HU harriers to third at Grace Invite

Eric Baker's seventh place finish led the Huntington Unversity men's cross country team to third place at the Grace College Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 4.

Baker completed the 8K course in 27:10 to help HU score 76 points, 35 behind champion Trine and 15 behind runner-up Grace in the six-team field.

Austin Presnell placed 11th in 27:26 for HU, followed by Brian Menzie with 14th in 27:43, Zach McIntyre with 17th in 28:04, Codi Wiersema with 27th in 29:16 and Ben Gammon in 40th with a clocking of 33:08.

 

 

HU soccermen post 1-1 tie with Grace

The Huntington University men's soccer team played to a 1-1 deadlock after two overtimes with host Grace College on Saturday, Oct. 4.

The Foresters, 3-8-1 overall, knotted the score at 1-1 in the 53rd minute when Scott Murray scored on a penalty kick after a Grace hand ball on a shot on goal. That proved to be all the scoring for the next 57 minutes as the teams finished regulation and both overtimes without finding the back of the net again.

Grace took a 1-0 lead four minutes into the contest.

HU put nine shots on net, while Grace had 10.

 

 

Punchless Fortester women booters fall 4-0

Visiting Grace scored three goals in the opening half on the way to a 4-0 victory over the Huntington University women's soccer team on Saturday, Oct. 4.

The Foresters have suffered four consecutive shutouts and drop to 2-10 overall , 0-3 in the Crossroads League.

Grace, 7-2 overall, established its dominance early, scoring twice in the first 10 minutes and once more before the first half ended.

Huntington goalkeeper Paige Coolman had six saves in the losing effort.

HU had eight shots, five on goal, but could not get on the scoreboard.

 

 

HU golfers seventh at USF Invitational

The Huntington University golf team placed seventh among nine teams at the University of Saint Francis Invitational over the weekend in Kendallville.

Playing at Noble Hawk Golf Course on Friday, the Foresters shot a 313 to find themselves in sixth place, but dropped a spot on Saturday by shooting at 314 at Cobblestone Golf course on Saturday.

 

Power shot


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North sophomore Nick May goes airborne on this forehand against Bryant Barger of Norwell at No. 1 singles in first round action at the Norwell Tennis Sectional on Friday, Sept. 3. May won and the Vikings took a 4-1 decision to move into the championship match against Bellmont on Saturday.

 

Woods' score pushes Viking gridders past Anderson

Senior wingback Adam Woods rushed for 120 yards and broke a 7-7 tie in the third quarter with a 20-yard touchdown run as the Huntington North High School varsity football team edged host Anderson, 14-7, on Friday, Oct. 3.

Huntington North as a team rushed for almost 200 yards, with Woods gaining his yardage on 27 carries to help Coach Trent Fine's team improve to 3-4 on the season, 3-2 in the North Central Conference.

 

Platt leads Lady Vike spikers over Marion


Photo by Steve Clark.

Freshman Kalee Platt put down 13 kills as the Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team rolled past visiting Marion in three sets on Thursday, Oct. 2.

The Lady Vikes improved to 16-8 on the strength of 25-14, 25-20, 25-12 wins.

Alexa Hill passed out 26 assists and Dana Stoffel had three aces to help the HNHS offense.

On the defensive side of things, Ariene Butler had 13 digs and Mackenzi Cannici added a pair of blocks.

 

 

Lady Vike XC reserves place fourth at Logansport Invite

The Huntington North girls' varsity cross country team finished fourth at the Logansport Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

The Lady Vikings, competing with their reserve runners, posted a score of 151 at the 10-team race.

Sophomore Kelsey Coles led Coach Carrie Boxell's squad with a 15th-place finish in 21:51.08. Freshman Emma Melcher and sophomore Jenna Henline finished sequentially, in 21st and 22nd in 22:29.97 and 22:31.49, respectively, to give Huntington North three runners in the top 25.

 

Poor first half sinks HU booters

A poor first half sank the Huntington University men's soccer team against host Mount Vernon Nazarene in a 3-1 loss on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

The Foresters allowed the Cougars' trio of goals in the game's opening half. Coach Russ Lawson's squad managed to cut into the lead with a late penalty kick by sophomore Scott Murray, but it was all the offense Huntington could muster as it dropped to 3-8, 0-2 in the Crossroads League.

 

HU spikers push USF hard before falling

The Huntington University volleyball team pushed visiting Saint Francis hard despite falling 0-3 on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

The Foresters were within five points of the Cougars in every set, losing just 23-25, 22-25, 20-25.

Huntington, 3-10, 1-9 in the Crossroads League, got eight kills from senior Brittany Rooze and six from senior Heather Medich. Rooze further supported the offense with two aces, a total that sophomore Audrey Mallers and freshman Erin Hubby matched.

Freshman Annie Pizzo supplied 12 assists and Hubby chipped in nine.

 

Forester soccerwomen push No. 20 MVNU to edge in loss


Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington University women's soccer team hung with No. 20 Mount Vernon university for 79 minutes before the visitors scored the game's only goal in a 1-0 win at King Stadium.

Forester goalie Paige Coolman stopped 11 of 12 shots but the Huntington offense could only muster three shots, none on goal, as HU fell to 2-9 on the season.

Allison Paley hit the back of the net for the MVNU at the 79:16 mark to push the Lady Cougars to 9-1 on the season.

 

 

HU women one short in Crossroads League Tennis Tournament

The Huntington University women's tennis team came up one match short and ended its fall season with a 4-5 loss to host Spring Arbor in the opening round of the Crossroads League Tournament.

The sixth-seeded Foresters split the singles matches but managed to win only of one of three doubles matches.

 

HU women bowlers runner-up at Cardinal Classic

The Huntington University women's bowling team was runner-up this past weekend at the Ball State University Cardinal Classic at Munsee Lanes in Muncie.

The Foresters used a tournament-high four-game Baker total of 826 to grab the runner-up spot to national power Wright State. Wright rolled a 7,054, while HU followed with a 6,976. Bowling Green was third with 6,709 and Ball State placed fourth with 6,278.

The Foresters held a 111-pin lead over Wright State at the end of Saturday's play.

 

 

HU keglers fourth at Cardinal Classic

The Huntington University men's bowling team wasn't up to the challenge of defending its title and finished fourth at the Ball State University Cardinal Classic at Munsee Lanes in Muncie last weekend.

Opening their season in the eight-team field, the Foresters got off to a slow start and wound up in fourth with a 6,737 total, behind Wright State, 7,446; Ball State, 7,152; and Bowling Green, 6790.

The Foresters were in the middle of the pack after the first eight Baker games, but moved up to second before falling back to their eventual position by the end of the day.

 

Shuffled lineup costs Forester netmen at Crossroads

A shuffled lineup hurt the Huntington University men's tennis team as it fell to host Goshen College 4-5, on Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the opening round of the Crossroads League Tournament.

The fifth-seeded Foresters had to do without No. 1 singles player Joseph Straznicky, and wound up just the one win shy of moving on against the fourth-seeded Maple Leafs.

 

Reunion an emotional time for ‘64 title game hoops squad


Photo by Steve Clark.

Phil Underhill brought a basketball with him to the 50th anniversary reunion of the 1964 Huntington High School boys' basketball team, held at Moe's, in Huntington, on Saturday, Sept. 27.

In addition to players from the '64 team, which occupies a special place in Huntington sports lore after its run to the state title game, the squad's coach, Bob Straight, other players from the era and spouses were in attendance at the luncheon.

 

Salvation Army co-ed basketball registration going on now

The Salvation Army co-ed basketball registration will be Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. . Registrations are accepted through Nov. 15 or when full.

Youth can sign up for one of two leagues, 6-7-8 grades or 9-10-11-12 grades.

All registration fees are non-refundable. Financial assistance is available.

For more information contact the Salvation Army, 1424 E. Market St., Huntington, at 356-3485.

 

 

Vineyard Trail 5K set for Saturday at Two-EE’s Winery

åThe community is invited to watch runners in the Vineyard Trail 5K on Saturday, Oct. 4, at Two-EE's Winery near Roanoke.

The event, which is sold out, will benefit Our Turn to Serve, a family-run charity that assists disabled Indiana veterans with combat-related injuries.

The run starts at 10 a.m. Spectators can explore the trails at the vineyard, hear a live band, purchase refreshments and learn more about Our Turn to Serve.

The Vineyard Trail 5K is co-sponsored by Fleet Feet Sports and Two-EE's Winery.