Carroll wins defensive battle with Viking gridders

Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North varsity football team and host Carroll engaged in a defensive battle on Friday, Aug. 29, that saw the Chargers squeak past the Vikings, 10-0.

After a scoreless first quarter, Huntington North yielded just a field goal in the second, keeping the Chargers out of the endzone from the 8-yard line, then later foiled a fourth down conversion attempt by Carroll at the 6-yard line shortly before the half.


Making yardage

Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North's Adam Woods (third from left) totes the ball while Carson Wright (second from left) looks to clear Carroll safety Eric Dunten out of his way during the Huntington North High School varsity football team's game against the host Chargers on Friday, Aug. 29. The Vikings lost a close one, 10-0.


Park's goal caps Viking comeback in soccer win

Photo by Steve Clark.

Nathan Park's goal with 18 minutes in the game proved the game-winner as the Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team rallied back to beat visiting Fort Wayne South Side, 4-3, on Thursday, Aug. 28.

Park, a center back, scored the game-winner from the back line by lofting a 30-footer over the South Side goalie's head and into the net. The shot completed a second-half comeback that saw the Vikings get their second win of the season despite trailing at halftime, 3-1.

The Vikings are 2-1-1.


Lady Vike spikers sweep Northrop

Dana Stoffel slammed home 10 kills and Alexa Hill passed out 24 assists as the Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team swept visiting Northrop, 3-0, on Thursday, Aug. 28.

The Lady Vikings won 25-20, 25-20 and 25-17.

Ariene Butler led the defense for Huntington North, 2-3, with 13 digs, and Allyson Mettler had a pair of blocks.

Hill added four aces to the HNHS cause.

The Huntington North junior varsity was 2-0 winner over Northrop, triumphing 25-13, 25-13.


HU netwomen shade Grace

The Huntington University women's tennis team opened its season with a 5-4 win over host Grace College on Wednesday, Aug. 28.

The Foresters got four shutout wins on the day, two in singles and two in doubles. Morgan Bemisderfer at second singles was a 6-0, 6-0 winner over Jayna Huber, and Constance Golz blanked Mariah Zumbrun by the same count. The second doubles team of Celine Rongos and Golz won 8-0 over Gabrielle Lawrence and Zumbrun, and Kerrie Ecker and Erin Van Kampen did the whitewash of Sarah Hinkel and Katie Etter.


Martin's 'trick', Grover's whitewash lead Lady Vike booters to win

Photo by Steve Clark.

Sophomore Bailey Martin scored a hat trick of three goals and goalie Natasha Grover recorded a shutout as the Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team ran past host Fort Wayne South Side, 7-0, on Thursday, Aug. 28.

Freshman Hanna Tillett added two goals for the second straight game as the Lady Vikings improved to 2-0 on the young season.

Senior Aly Grabner and sophomore Courtney Christle added the remaining HNHS goals.


Holy Cross whitewashes HU soccermen

Host Holy Cross College scored once in each half to hand the Huntington University men's soccer team a 2-0 loss in the Foresters' season-opener on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Holy Cross scored 26 minutes into the opening half, and came back with a clinching goal 20 minutes into the second half.

Forester goalie James Counchman finished with one save and took the loss.



HU netmen take 0-9 loss

Down two starters, the Huntington University men's tennis team suffered a 0-9 loss to visiting Grace College on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Volodymyr Kohut at fourth singles came the closest to an HU win as he lost in a tiebreaker to Ethan Grove, 7-5, 6-7, 1-0.

Kohut and Joe Brenneman at second doubles also pushed their foes hard, losing 6-8 to Grove and Jake Stump.

Julian Massa and Adrian Beloqui at first doubles lost to Daniel Sanchez and Jose Marval, 5-8, and the third doubles team of Jacob Cross and Mark Lewandowski fell to Gabe Vervynckt and Dave Driscoll, 1-8.


Lady Viking golfers blast North Side

Photo by Steve Clark.

Playing what Head Coach Ron Vinson called the team's best round of golf this season, the Huntington North High School girls' golf team blew away visiting Fort Wayne North Side, 179-266, on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Led by senior Maddi Kennedy with a 40, three of the four HNHS scorers were under 50 on the par-36 back nine at the LaFontaine Golf Club, and the remaining scorer was barely above the mark as the Lady Vikes improved to 5-3 on the season.

Sarah Fryman posted a 42, Ashley Hall recorded a 46 and Jaclyn Boyd shot a 51.

M. Wilson led North Side with a 65.


Viking JV gridders lose to Homestead

Dakota Johnson and Garrett Heaston hooked up for a pair of touchdowns but the Huntington North High School junior varsity football team fell to visiting Homestead, 33-20, on Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Aremis Ebert ran for the remaining HNHS touchdown.

Cody Barton led the Viking defense with a pair of interceptions.

The Huntington North "C" team also lost to Homestead, 29-0.

Isaac Haupert led HNHS with two interceptions.



Second singles sweep leads HN netboys to second straight win

A second straight singles sweep helped the Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team to a second straight win, this time a 4-1 victory over visiting Bluffton on Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Freshman Auden Eckert at third singles dropped just one game in two sets for an easy 6-0, 6-1 win over Mitchel Drew for the most lopsided win of the day for HNHS, which improved to 3-3.


Norwell hangs 1-0 loss on Viking booters

Host Norwell made a first half goal stand up and hung a 1-0 loss on the Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team on Tuesday, Aug. 26.

The Vikings, 1-1-1, couldn't get any of their eight shots on goal past Norwell goalie Colin Laley, who recorded six saves on the day. Norwell, meanwhile, was only able to get the one shot past Viking goalies Preston Husband and Cody Moriarity on just three shots.

Preston gave up the goal in his half of work, while Moriarity made two saves in his half.



Lady Vike spikers can't quite get it done in loss to Norwell

The Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team jumped off to a 1-game lead but couldn't quite close out two more and wound up a 1-3 loser to visiting Norwell on Tuesday, Aug. 26.

The Lady Vikings, 1-3, took the first game 25-14, but then got edged out of the next two games, 24-26 and 23-25 before falling in the fourth game, 16-25.

Kalee Platt was the big stick on offense for HNHS with 15 kills, and Alexa Hill had 29 assists. Ariene Butler had five aces.

Butler led the defense with 25 digs.


Lady Viking golfers fall to Columbia City

Maddi Kennedy was the only one to break 50 for the Huntington North High School girls' varsity golf team as it lost to host Columbia City on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 187-205.

Kennedy, a senior, fired a 45 at Eagle Glen as the Lady Vikings fall to 4-3 in head-to-head matches.

Despite the loss, HNHS Head Coach Ron Vinson felt his team played well on a course many of his golfers were playing for the first time.

Sarah Fryman followed Kennedy with a 51, Ashley Hall had a 53 and Jaclyn Boyd fired a 56.

Jessica Wiley shot a 60 as the non-scorer.


Singles sweep leads HNHS netboys to win

A singles sweep led the Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team to a 3-2 triumph over host Adams Central on Monday, Aug. 25.

Sophomore Nick May at first singles was a 6-4, 6-2 winner over Eric Ripley, while senior Graham Sereno at second singles took a 6-2, 6-2 decision over James Weil. Freshman Auden Eckert made it 3 for 3 with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Andy Oliver at third singles.

The Vikings improved to 2-3 on the season.


Huntington Parks Dept. hosting kickball tournament Sept. 13

The Huntington Parks Department is hosting a kickball tournament on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Yeoman Park.

The time of the event will be determined by the number of teams entered.

There is a cost per team, which is a minimum of eight and a maximum of 15 players. The winning team will receive a prize.

Coolers and food will be permitted; however, no glass containers or alcohol are allowed.

Forms are due Sept. 5. For more information call 358-2323.



Hosler scores 2 as Viking soccerboys shade Manchester

A pair of goals by Alex Hosler led the Huntington North boys' varsity soccer team to a 3-2 win over visiting Manchester on Saturday, Aug. 23.

Both squads did all of their scoring in the first half, with a goal by junior Trey Sorg accompanying Hosler's two shots to the back of the net as the Vikings improve to 1-0-1.

Coach Steve Saddington's squad finished with eight shots on goal, half of which came from Hosler. Freshman Mohamed Almalahi helped facilitate the offense with an assist.


Comebacks earn Viking netters first win of season

The Huntington North boys' varsity tennis team earned its first victory of the season with a hard-fought 3-2 decision over Richmond on Saturday, Aug. 23.

Graham Sereno and Auden Eckert, at second and third singles, respectively, both pulled off comebacks for the Vikings. Sereno, a senior, dropped his first set, 2-6, but rebounded in the next two, 6-3, 6-1, to vanquish Jordan Lake. Eckert, a freshman, also lost his opening set by a score of 2-6, but logged consecutive 7-5 decisions to top Logan Mayer.


Lady Viking golfers 14th at New Haven invite

The Huntington North girls' varsity golf team fired a 406 to place 14th at the New Haven Golf Invitational, held Saturday, Aug. 23, at Whispering Creek Golf Club, in New Haven.

Senior Maddi Kennedy carded a 96 for the Lady Vikings in the 19-team field, which Leo topped with a 350.

Freshman Jaclyn Boyd and junior Sarah Fryman finished a stroke apart at 101 and 102, respectively, while sophomore Ashley Hall posted a 107 to cap off the team's scoring.

Bailey Irick, seeing her first varsity action of the season, was the non-scorer with a 122.


Stoffel leads Lady Vikes' XC to third at own invite

Photo by Steve Clark.

A top 10 finish by junior Hannah Stoffel helped the Huntington North High School girls' varsity cross country team capture third at its own invitational, held at the Huntington University Cross Country on Saturday, Aug. 23.

Stoffel, a junior, placed eighth in 20:06.5 for the Lady Vikings, who tallied 132 points at the 17-team invite, beating out Homestead for bronze honors by just two points. Carroll won the meet with a register of 38.


Viking cross country boys 11th at own invite

Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity cross country team tallied 321 points to finish 11th at its own invitational, held at the Huntington University Cross Country Course on Saturday, Aug. 23.

Senior Austin Lange placed 30th in 17:51.3 to spotlight the Vikings' efforts in the 20-team field, which Carroll topped with a register of 73.


Homestead scores early, often in drubbing of Vikings

Photo by Steve Clark.

Homestead scored early and often on the Huntington North High School varsity football team to trounce the visiting Vikings, 49-6, in their season opener on Friday, Aug. 22.


Slipping the tackle

Photo by Steve Clark.

Alex Beal (left), a senior tailback on the Huntington North varsity football team, tries slipping through a Homestead defender's tackle during the Vikings' season-opener against the host Spartans on Friday, Aug. 22. Huntington North lost, 49-6.


Stritch sweeps HU netmen

The Huntington University men's tennis team got swept, 0-9, by visiting Cardinal Stritch University on Thursday, Aug. 21.

The match, played indoors at Wildwood Racquet Club, in Fort Wayne, due to inclement weather at Klopfenstein Courts, saw the Foresters lose every match in straight sets to start the season 0-1.

Freshmen Adrian Beloqui and Volodymyr Kohut, at first and third singles, respectively, showed the most fight for the Foresters in their matching 3-6, 3-6 defeats.


Concordia edges HU soccerwomen

The Huntington University women's soccer team was edged by host Concordia University, 2-1, on Thursday, Aug. 21.

Julia Palushaj gave the Cardinals a 1-0 lead at the 48:42 mark in the second half, but the Foresters responded with a goal by Kaitlyn Dreman less the five minutes later to knot the contest.

The deadlock persisted for 20 minutes before Concordia went back in front when Palushaj set up a goal by Martha Mullett that proved to be the game-winner.


Lady Vike spikers defeat New Haven

Dana Stoffel and Alexa Hill led the way as the Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team beat visiting New Haven in three games, 25-23, 25-17, 25-21, on Thursday, Aug. 21.

Stoffel had 12 kills on the frontline and added three aces and a block to her night's work, while Hill dished out 25 assists and had three aces as well from the service line.

Ariene Butler was the team's dig leader with six, and Ande Wygant added three aces and a block.

The Lady Vikings are 2-1 on the season.


Viking netboys lose to Peru

A three-set win by the second doubles team of Cameran Stuttle and Brent Kreiger was the lone win for the Huntington North boys' varsity tennis team in a 1-4 loss to visiting Peru in a match started on Tuesday, Aug. 19, and finished on Thursday, Aug. 21.

Stuttle, a senior, and Kreiger, a sophomore, beat Kameron Graham and Andrew Rice, 6-2, in the decisive third set after winning the first set, 6-4, but falling in the second, 3-6.


Carroll stops Lady Vike spikers in three straight

Host Carroll stopped the Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team in three games on Wednesday, Aug. 20, as the Lady Vikings fell 12-25, 21-25 and 15-25.

Dana Stoffel record four kills to lead the Lady Vikes, 1-1. Alexa Hill had nine assists.

On the defensive side, Ariene Butler was the leader with six digs.

The Lady Vikings' junior varsity lost a heart-breaker, falling in both games 23-25.

Kaitlyn Stephan led the way for HNHS with four digs and three assists, and Kyle Kaylor had two kills.

The HNHS junior varsity is also 1-1.


Lady Viking golfers drop first dual meet

The Huntington North High School girls' varsity golf team lost its first dual meet of the season on Wednesday, Aug. 20, as it dropped a 190-208 decision to host Warsaw.

Freshman Jaclyn Boyd led the Lady Vikings, 3-1, with a 48, followed by senior Maddi Kennedy with a 49. Junior Sarah Fryman carded a 53 and Sophomore Ashley Hall had a 58.



Sereno lone HNHS winner in netboys' loss to Warsaw

Second singles player Graham Sereno got the lone win for the Huntington North High School boys varsity tennis team as it took a 1-4 loss to host Warsaw on Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Sereno, a senior, defeated Andrew Gauger, 7-6, 6-2 for the HN highlight of the day as the Vikings fell to 0-1.

Freshman Auden Eckert at third singles pushed his foe, Ryan Wettschurack, to three sets before falling, 1-6, 6-2, 0-6.

Sophomore Nick May at first singles was a 1-6, 5-7 loser to Nic Janson.


Baker's 2 goals lead HU women to opening win

Senior Courtney Baker scored a pair of goals in a nine-minute span to lead the Huntington University women's soccer team to a 2-1 win over host Rochester College on Wednesday, Aug. 20, in the Forester's season-opening game.

Baker's scores turned a 1-0 Huntington deficit into an advantage that would stick as the Huntington defense went the final 87 minutes without yielding a score.

Forester goalie Paige Coolman, a former Huntington North star, posted seven saves to win her first collegiate effort.


Bickel foursome wins Klepper Memorial

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

A foursome led by Dan "Booner" Bickel shot a 10 under par to come out on top at the Denny Klepper Memorial Golf Outing, held Aug. 9 at LaFontaine Golf Club.

Rounding out Bickel's team were Doug Boone, Jim Broderick and Russ Kaufman.

The tournament, the fifth annual, drew a record 11 teams. Lunch was provided by the Huntington Knights of Columbus council.

The tournament raised approximately $1,000, which was donated to the Huntington Catholic School Booster Club.


Otters taking swimmers for season

he Huntington/Wells Otter swim team is accepting new swimmers for this upcoming swim season.

New swimmers can attend a two-week trial period beginning on Sept. 2 at 5:30 p.m. to see if they like the team.

There is no obligation to join the team, but a refundable deposit is required.

For more information, visit, or email info@otter



Special Olympics Bowling starts Aug. 23

A new season of Huntington County Special Olympics Bowling begins on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 3 p.m. at Rainbow Lanes.

Practices continue through August, September and October with the regional meet in Fort Wayne in early November.

Parents or guardians are encouraged to attend the first practice to complete necessary paperwork. Family and friends are also encouraged to attend practices to cheer on the athletes.



Huntington Bicycle Challenge returns on Sept. 20

The Huntington Bicycle Challenge returns for its 11th year on Sept. 20.

The Bicycle Challenge offers scenic tour rides of 10, 21, 34 and 39 miles, as well as a 23-mile Business Team Challenge.

Anyone who registers for one of the tour rides is welcome to ride all routes, for a total of 104 miles.
All tour courses include SAG stops. The 39-mile red carpet ride includes a gourmet SAG stop at Joseph Decuis, in Roanoke.


Lady Vike golfers down Dwenger

The Huntington North High School girl's varsity golf team defeated visiting Bishop Dwenger, 184-190 at LaFontaine Golf Club on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Notching their third straight dual win, the Lady Vikings had three golfers in the 40s, led by senior Maddi Kennedy with a 43. Sarah Fryman was a stroke back with a 44 and Ashley Hall notched a 46.

Jessica Wiley and Jaclyn Boyd both shot rounds of 51 to complete the HNHS scoring.



First match to be continued ...

Photo by Steve Clark.

Nick May, first singles player for the Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team,swats a forehand during the team's opener against Peru at HNHS on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Due to a storm, the match was not completed, but will be continued Thursday, Aug. 21.


Three score two each as Lady Vikings win big in soccer opener

Photo by Steve Clark.

Three players scored a pair of goals apiece as the Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team blasted visiting East Noble, 8-1, on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Junior Hannah Williams, sophomore Bailey Martin and freshman Hannah Tillett each found the back of the net twice and added an assist to get the Lady Vikings off to a flying start, despite the game being delayed by inclement weather.

Senior Corinne Tester and freshman Taylor Conley got the remaining HNHS goals, while freshman Karmen Koch had two assists and junior Meghan Underwood added one.


Viking soccer boys open with 1-1 tie

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team used an Alex Hosler goal and solid defense to play to a 1-1 tie with host Fort Wayne Snider on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Junior goalie Cody Moriarity recorded one save and Trey Sorg controlled the action at midfield in the Vikings season-opener.

Hosler, a junior, scored his goal unassisted.



Fryman shoots personal best as HNHS golf girls 8th at Concordia

Junior Sarah Fryman shot a personal best 89 as the Huntington North girls' varsity golf team carded a 383 to place eighth at the 13-team Concordia Lutheran Invitational, played at Foster Golf Course, in Fort Wayne, on Saturday, Aug. 16.

Senior Maddi Kennedy contributed a 93 to the Lady Vikings' tally while freshman Jaclyn Boyd fired a personal best 100 and sophomore Ashley Hall posted a 101.

Sophomore McKenzie Haneline was the non-scorer with a 119.

Bishop Dwenger won the invitational with a 341.



Yardage the tough way

Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North High School wingback Jack Doughy fights through a Northrop player's tackle attempt and facemask grab to gain yardage in the Vikings' scrimmage at Northrop on Friday night, Aug. 15, in Fort Wayne.


Lady Viking golfers get first wins

Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School girls' golf team picked up its first victory of the season on Thursday, Aug. 14, by defeating both Fort Wayne Snider and New Haven at LaFontaine Golf Club. in a six-hole match.

The Lady Vikings put together a 198 score to defeat Snider by four just strokes. New Haven was an easier target, carding a 255 to place third.

Senior Maddi Kennedy led the Lady Vikings with a 44, and Sarah Fryman was just a stroke back at 45. McKenzie Haneline, playing her first varsity match, carded a 54, and Jaclyn Boyd rounded out the HNHS scoring with a 55.


PAL Little League champions

Photo provided.

Builders Mart defeated S&S Keller in back-to-back games to win the Huntington Police Athletic League Little League Tournament on Monday, July 21. Builders Mart won the first game, 3-2, followed by the decisive championship game, 2-1. Team members are (front row from left) Sean Holmes, Jacquelyn Covey, Daylin Johnson, Seth Johnson, Gavin Byerly and Gavin Price; (second row from left) Aidan Ivey, Aidan Carson, Blake Simmons, Clayton Young, Evan Meyer, Jack Doll and Deven Newcomb; (back row from left) Coaches Gabe Carson, Wade Buzzard and Brad Price.


Huntington Catholic School golf outing Sept. 20

The first Huntington Catholic School golf outing will be held Sept. 20 at Norwood Golf Course with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Registration for the four-person scramble begins at noon the day of the event. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. at the Norwood Lodge and will be followed by a live auction.


Pitching for USF

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Austin Hale (seated at right) signs his intent to attend the University of Saint Francis and join its baseball team during a ceremony held Tuesday, Aug. 12 at Huntington North High School. The 2014 HNHS graduate was a pitcher on the Vikings team. Also attending the signing are Hale's mother, Cathy Stoffel (seated at left); and (back row from left) Vikings' Head Baseball Coach Brian Abbott and USF Assistant Coach Dustin Butcher.


Lady Vike golfers seventh at East Noble Invite

The Huntington North High School girls' varsity golf team carded a 401 to place seventh out of nine teams at the East Noble Invitational, held at Noble Hawk Golf Course, in Kendallville, on Saturday, Aug. 9.

Senior Maddi Kennedy fired a 93 to lead the Lady Vikings at the invitational, which DeKalb topped with a 353. Jaclyn Boyd shot a 101, Sarah Fryman posted a 102 and Ashley Hall submitted a 105 to round out the scoring for Coach Ron Vinson's squad. Jessica Wiley was the non-scorer with a 107.


Bandits’ baseball tryouts are on Aug. 31

The Indiana Bandits baseball 2015 season tryouts will be held Sunday, Aug. 31, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Roush Park, Bluffton.

Players, based on their ages as of May 1, 2015, will try out for the appropriate age group.

Age groups and contacts are:

• 14U - Troy Jojola, 820-2710.
• 13U - Trent Shaffer, 525-0711.
• 12U - Mike Besser, 525-7347.
• 11U - to be determined.

Fund-raising is available.

For more information, contact Jojola.



Crossroads Connections providing mouthguards, eye black

Crossroad Connections is giving away free mouth guards and eye black to any youth participating in a fall football program.

Practice pants are also available at no charge. Sizes and quantities are limited to stock.

Items may be obtained at El Shaddai, Inc. at 517 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.



Swimming Otters

Two local swimmers, members of the Huntington-Wells Otters swim team, competed in the Central Zone 14 and Under Age Group Long Course Championship in Geneva, OH. Allie Aschliman (right), daughter of Jim and Brooke Aschliman, and Jacob Daugherty, son of Chad and Deb Daugherty, swam for Team Indiana at in this event. State teams from Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Illinois participated in this USA Swimming sanctioned event.


Quartet of new coaches taking reins of Huntington North teams

Four new head coaches are taking the reins of teams at Huntington North High School this school year.

Those new coaches are Trinda Goings, volleyball; Darrell Dorsett, wrestling; Heidi Lawson, girls' basketball; and Darci Brown, softball - the latter pending school board approval tonight, Monday, Aug. 11.

For the last four years, Goings was the head volleyball coach at Churubusco. She previously held that position at Columbia City and Saint Francis College and has also served as an assistant coach for the girls' basketball team at Carroll.


This one fits

Photo by Steve Clark.

Trey Gerber (left) tries on a helmet while his father, Shane (middle), and PAL coach Sam Kaufman look on during FAL football equipment pick-up day on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the local PAL Club.


Lady Viking golfers sixth at Muncie Central Invitational

The Huntington North girls' varsity golf team fired a 424 to place sixth at the Muncie Central Invitational, held at Crestview Golf Club in Muncie, on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Senior Maddi Kennedy led the Lady Vikings with a 92 at the six-team invite, won by the host Lady Bearcats with a 368. Jaclyn Boyd finished with a 105 for Coach Ron Vinson's team, while only three strokes separated Ashley Hall and Jessica Wiley, with a 112 and a 115, respectively. Leah Kitchen was the non-scorer with a 125.


HNHS golf team sixth at own invite to open season

Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington North girls' varsity golf team carded a 408 to finish sixth out of 12 teams at its own Huntington North Lady Vikes Invitational on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at LaFontaine Golf Club.

Senior Maddi Kennedy shot an 87 to lead the Lady Vikings.

Bishop Dwenger topped the field with a 354.


Kickball champs

Photo provided.

The Junior Lady Vikes travel basketball team recently hosted a kickball tournament fund-raiser. Team Hailee took the championship title. Pictured (front row from left) are Shelly Soellinger, Brenda Williams, Brittany Nern, Mariah Town and Candee Kline; and (back row from left) Andy Kline, Bobby Shifflett, Ronnie Wagers, Craig Nern and Jonathan Amor.


PAL football registration going on through this Saturday, Aug. 9

The Huntington Police Athletic League (PAL) is accepting registrations for its Contact and Flag Football leagues through Saturday, Aug. 9.

Registration forms can be found, as well as submitted, online at, in the lobby of the city police department or at the entrance of the PAL main building.

To participate in either league, registrants have the option of paying a participation fee or selling fund-raiser items. Payments can be made online with a credit card. Checks and money orders are also acceptable forms of payment. No refunds will be given.


Bartrom celebrates hole-in-one on hole No. 14 at Clear Creek GC

Jerry Bartrom, of Huntington, celebrated a hole-in-one at Clear Creek Golf Course on Tuesday, July 29.

His ace from the 110 yard senior tee on hole #14 was witnessed by Marvin Hall of Huntington.

Bartrom used a sandwedge and a Titleist ball.