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HNHS Lady Vikings top FW Wayne Lady Generals Jan. 12

Huntington North High School varsity basketball player Leah Campbell dribbles the ball downcourt.
Photo by Katelynn Farley

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) girls basketball team hosted Fort Wayne Wayne High School at North Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 12, earning a 54-21 win.

Huntington earned a healthy lead early on and never once gave it up to Wayne. By the time the first half of the game was over, Wayne had a 14-point deficit to overcome. Earning just one point in the third quarter compared to Huntington’s 13, the deficit grew to 26.

Rosen earns recognition


Photo by Katelynn Farley

Abbi Wilson Rosen was honored during halftime of the Huntington North High School (HNHS) girl’s basketball game on Wednesday, Jan. 12, for being named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary Team.

HU women fall to Indiana Wesleyan 69-35 January 12

The Huntington University (HU) women’s basketball team learned firsthand just how good No. 11 Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is on Wednesday, Jan. 12, to the tune of a 69-35 loss. It was the Foresters’ first time back in Platt Arena since early December.

Huntington got off to a solid start to take a 12-10 lead on Emily Seboe’s triple midway through the first quarter. To say the hosts hit a dry spell offensively was an understatement as they managed just one point over the next 10 minutes to stare at a 29-13 deficit by the five-minute mark of the second quarter.

HN hosts invitational

Huntington North High School (HNHS) senior Gavin Babb (left) attempts to take down his Marion High School opponent during the Saturday, Jan. 8, HNHS Wrestling Invite.
Photo by Emily Wyatt

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) varsity wrestling team hosted the Huntington North Wrestling Invite on Saturday, Jan. 8, going 3-2 overall. Northridge High School went 5-0 to capture the team title.

Team records:
• HNHS, 3-2.
• Marion High School, 4-1.
• Mississinewa High School, 1-4.
• Northridge High School, 5-0.
• Southern Wells High School, 0-5.
• Wabash High School, 2-3.
Results by round are as follows:

HN girls earn road win

A road win was earned by the Huntington North High School (HNHS) girls basketball team on Saturday, Jan. 8, as the team competed against East Noble High School and earned an impressive 55-14 win.

The Lady Vikings earned 14 points in the first quarter alone, with Emma Daugherty earning five points, Marissa Trout earning three and Corinne Martz, Grace Sell and Leah Campbell each earning two. East Noble earned three points.

Local karate lessons offered

Robert Waldron is offering karate lessons at Union Church and, in turn, donating the proceeds to the youth group at the church.

Waldron has 48 years of experience. He offers classes on Monday evenings at 6 p.m., Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. and Friday evenings at 6 and 7 p.m. He charges fees for one or two people, or for a whole family.

Questions may be directed to 758-2550. The church is located at 3688E-400N, Huntington.

Vikings go 78-68 vs. the Knights

HNHS varsity basketball player Zach Hubartt lines up a free throw shot.
Photo by Katelynn Farley

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) boys varsity basketball team hosted the Knights of East Noble High School on Saturday, Jan. 8, earning a win over the Knights.

The first quarter was a close one, with HNHS earning just two more points than their guests and starting the second quarter 17-15. Quarter two was much more impressive for the Vikings, as HNHS earned more than double that of East Noble. During quarter two, East Noble earned 11 to Huntington’s 24, which brought the score to 41-26.

HNHS swim finds success in the pool


Photo by Katelynn Farley

The boys and girls swim teams at Huntington North High School (HNHS) have been hard at work recently, earning multiple wins since just before a break from school over the holidays. Listed below are recent swim meet results:
 

HNHS vs. North
Manchester High
School – Dec. 21

Both the boys and girls teams were victorious in the pool, with the girls winning 97-68 and the boys winning 101-62.

HN boys shatter record

Huntington North High School varsity basketball player Ashton Hosler dribbles the ball while trying to make it past a competitor during the Wednesday, Jan. 5, game against North Side High School.
Photo by Katelynn Farley

The Huntington North High School boys basketball program broke the highest field goal percentage for a game during the Thursday, Dec. 30, Holiday Hoops Tournament game against Merrillville High School.

The mark obliterated Huntington North’s previous program record of 61.9 percent against Blackford High School in 1984.

The team converted 27 of their 33 field goal attempts, giving them an 81.8 percent for a ranking of third all-time in Indiana high school boys basketball history during an individual game.

Lady Vikings fall to Eastbrook HS Jan. 4

The Lady Vikes of Huntington North High School (HNHS) suffered a loss against Eastbrook High School on Tuesday, Jan. 4, falling 34-26.

Halfway through the game, Huntington had barely broken double digits, standing with a score of 11 while Eastbrook was five points up with 16. With both teams scoring low in the third quarter, the Lady Vikes still had a chance, but the gap was ever-growing between the two teams. Heading into the fourth with a score of 20-13, the team had a seven point deficit to contend with.

HN gymnasts take on Barons

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) varsity gymnastics team traveled to take on the DeKalb High School (DHS) Barons and East Side High School in their first meet of the season. Overall, it was a tight meet, but Huntington managed to come out on top with a score of 99.8 to DeKalb’s 99.225.
Top-three individual event results are as follows:
Vault
First place: Emma Wilson, 9.3, HNHS.

Second place: Janna Teusch, 9.2, HNHS.
Third place: Olivia Hartup, 8.9, HNHS.
Bars
First place: Hartup, 8.075.
Second place: Tyla Depriest, 7.8, DeKalb.

HNHS boys host North Side Jan. 5

Huntington North High School varsity basketball player Cam McCarver shoots a free throw during the Wednesday, Jan. 5, home game against North Side High School.
Photo by Katelynn Farley

The Legends of Fort Wayne North Side High School traveled to North Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 5, to face the Huntington North High School (HNHS) Vikings and gave the team a run for their money.

Scoring was close in the first quarter, with North Side earning eight to Huntington’s seven. North Side was also the first team to break double digits, shortly into the second quarter. It took a bit, but HNHS finally broke into the lead with a little over two minutes left in the first half.

HU men’s win streak ends vs. USF

In a clash with conference foe University of Saint Francis (USF), the Huntington University (HU) Forester men’s basketball team was on the wrong end of a 97-87 decision Tuesday, Jan. 4, at Hutzell Athletic Center. The loss is HU’s first since before Thanksgiving and snapped an eight-game win streak that drops Coach Kory Alford’s crew to 13-4 overall, 2-3 in league play.