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Etna Acres GC shares several event results

Golfer Archie Alger had an exciting day at Etna Acres Golf Course on Tuesday, Sept. 14, earning a hole-in-one on hole 16, witnessed by Scott Chamberlain and Dave Migliorin.

Next at Etna Acres, the Ladie’s League met for their final Scramble of the season. Winning in the back up was Angie Tackett with 39, Mary Hipskind, Chris Ravenscroft and Beth Long. Second place went to Carol Clabaugh, Joy Conley, Pattiann Shearer and Dolly Hoch. Third place, with 42, went to Kathy Eviston, Mary Jo McClelland, Roxy Stoner and Emily Weaver.

HU volleyball takes on Bethel Sept. 22

After taking a set to warm-up, the Huntington University (HU) volleyball team was a handful for 22nd-ranked Bethel University on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Platt Arena. It was the Foresters’ third straight battle against a ranked opponent and proved their third straight loss as the Pilots handed their hosts a 3-1 decision, 25-10, 25-18, 11-25, 25-19.

The Crossroads League is proving itself one of the toughest conferences in the nation as evidenced by including No. 8 Marian, No. 16 IWU and No. 22 Bethel, all three of which Huntington has gone toe-to-toe within a week’s time.

HU men’s soccer team downs Cleary 2-0 Sept. 18

The Huntington University (HU) men’s soccer team got back in the win column on Saturday, Sept. 18, under the lights at Lake Trust Stadium by downing Cleary 2-0. The win bumps HU’s record to 5-3 while the Cougars drop to 0-2.

Huntington was quick to strike to take a lead that stood the test of time. Two minutes in, Josh Whitney slotted a beautiful ball across the six and in a race to it that included the Cleary keeper, a defender and Zach Collins, it was Collins for the win as he notched the goal for an early HU advantage.

Dogwood Glen shares results

Results of the Dogwood Glen Golf Course Senior Scramble League are as follows:

First place went to the team of Stan Reed, Lew Morrison and Clyde Griffith.

Second place went to the team of Rich Borror, Dave Stamper, Harold Williams and Steve Caley.

Closest-to-the-pin honors went to Stamper on hole 3 and Reed on hole 6.

Longest drive was made  by Caley on hole 7 and longest putt was made by Larry Langdon on hole 8.

Cadets compete at HNHS

Photo by Katelynn Farley

One HNHS JROTC Raider team was comprised of parents this year and the parents competed in each event just like the cadets. Featured, parent Faye Lescoe races to reach the end of the rope as her teammates help others hook on in the “One Rope Bridge” portion of the competition.

HN boys soccer adds two more clean sheets

Huntington North High School senior Braden Estep attempts to move past his Eastbrook High School opponent to gain control of the ball during the Thursday, Sept. 16, senior night soccer game.
Photo by Katelynn Farley

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) boys varsity soccer team has added two more clean sheets to their season record this year, first by defeating East Noble High School in a mercy-rule 9-0 match on Wednesday, Sept. 15, and then taking a win against Eastbrook High School on Thursday, Sept. 16, which marked senior night for the team.

Against East Noble, goals were earned by Braden Estep with three, Zach Hubartt with two, Ashton Hosler with two and one each from Luke Riggers and Kolton Foster. Assists were made by Hosler, Caleb Kauffman, Riley Jones and Foster.

HN football takes win

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) varsity football team traveled to Bellmont High School on Friday, Sept. 17, coming away with a 34-17 win.

The Vikings rushed for 325 yards, with Lucas Thorn rushing for 105. Alex Gallegos had two touchdowns for the evening and both Noah Wagner and Keagan Landrum rushed for a touchdown. Landrum was 4-6 passing and 121 yards.

Dillon Trout had a 40 yard touchdown reception, Cam McCarver had one catch for 48 yards and Bailey Landrum had two catches for 33 yards.

HNHS girls golf advances to regional

The Huntington North High School girls varsity golf team traveled to Bishop Dwenger High School on Monday, Sept. 13, coming away with a close 181-188 win. Leading the pack was Grace Dill with 41, Megan Stephan with 42, Carley Roth and Alex Hoch each with 49 and Haley Newton with 50.

Also playing were Adalyn Cutting with 63, Hailey Hoffman with 66 and Ella Newton with 68. This brought their overall record to 9-3.

Completing the Gauntlet

Photo by Katelynn Farley

Huntington North High School (HNHS) had five Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Raider teams competing in their home competition on Saturday, Sept. 18, including four student teams and one parent team. Featured, one of the teams completes a series of lunges as part of the Gauntlet event.

Etna Acres GC shares results

Etna Acres Golf Course has hosted multiple events recently, including a Wednesday, Sept. 8, Ladies League, a Friday, Sept. 10, Scramble League and a Tuesday, Sept. 14, Senior Scramble League.

During the Ladies League, closest-to-the-pin honors went to Carol Clabaugh, Debbie Reahard and Beth Long on hole 2. Carol Clabaugh and Cheryl Chopson both had chip-ins.

During the Scramble League, closest-to-the-pin honors went to Paul Oprisek and Brad Wright, on hole 2 and 8, respectively.

HNHS boys tennis team swept by CHS

Huntington North High School senior Carson Kitchen returns the ball during competition against Leo High School on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
Photo by Katelynn Farley

The Huntington North High School boys varsity tennis team took on two recent matches, the first resulting in a 5-0 loss to Carroll High School and the second resulting in a convincing 4-1 win over Leo High School.

In singles play during the Carroll match, Carson Kitchen took on Griffen Martin, falling 6-3 and 6-2. Jacob Daugherty took on Ethan Koeneman, going 6-1 and 6-0. Chase Mickley faired similarly against Brian Mason, going 6-2 and 6-1.

Locals race in D.IN.O series

In 2021, five area mountain bikers raced all over Indiana for Indiana state championship titles in the Do Indiana Off-Road (D.IN.O) race series.

A racer’s best four out of six finishes in the D.IN.O Series races are used to calculate a points total for the state championship title. A rider must race at least three races to be eligible for the title. Any ties at the end of the series are broken by the best finish in the final race.

The final race for the series took place on Sunday, Aug. 22, at Southwestway Park in Indianapolis.

Lady Vikes earn Sept. 9 win

Huntington North High School senior Addy Wiley races towards the opponent’s goal during the soccer game against Fort Wayne South Side High School on Thursday, Sept. 9.
Photo by Emily Wyatt.

It’s been a mixed bag for the Huntington North High School (HNHS) girls varsity soccer team lately, taking a close loss on Tuesday, Sept. 7, and turning things around just two days later for a clean sweep on Thursday, Sept. 9.

First, on Sept. 7, the HNHS Lady Vikings traveled to Bellmont High School, falling 3-2. Goals were made by sophomores Lara Steele and Skylar Olson.

Then, on Sept. 9, the team turned things around, hosting Fort Wayne South Side High School and winning 7-0.

HN takes loss versus Columbia City High School

HNHS football player Keagan Landrum (left) holds the ball as Landon Zieder kicks it for an extra point after a HNHS touchdown.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) football team hosted the Columbia City High School (CCHS) Eagles on Friday, Sept. 10, at Kriegbaum Field, ending the evening with a losing 21-49 score against their guests.

The Eagles started out strong, taking the lead with a touchdown with 7 minutes, 23 seconds left in the first quarter. HNHS answered with a touchdown to tie things up 7-7 with 2:59 left in the first quarter.