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Lady Vike netgirls start sectional with big win

Huntington North junior Jenna Henline hustles to return a shot in her first singles match against Carrington Bultemeier of Bellmont in first round action at the Norwell Girls' Tennis Sectional on Wednesday, May 16. The Lady Vikes won 5-0 to advance to face Adams Central tonight, Thursday.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington North High School girls’ tennis team won its first match at the Norwell Sectional, sweeping Bellmont, 5-0, on Wednesday, May 16.

With the win, the Lady Vikings, 13-4, move on to face Adams Central in the sectional semifinals today, Thursday, May 17.

Black belt athlete


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Amanda Anderson, a member of Genbu-Kai Karate of Indiana, in Huntington, participated in the Invitational Karate Tournament and Seminar in Pittsburg, KS, from April 28 to 30. She received first place in Women’s Black Belt Kata, first place in Black Belt JKG Kobudo Kata, and first place in Black Belt Open Kobudo Kata.

New Haven edges Vikings in nine innings

Host New Haven pushed across a run in the bottom of the ninth inning to edge the Huntington North High School baseball team, 4-3, on Tuesday, May 15.

Losing their second straight game, the Vikings, 21-3, rallied from a 3-0 deficit after thee innings to tie the score at 3-all after six. The score remained knotted until New Haven had three straight singles against reliever Zach Daugherty in the bottom of the ninth.

Scheiber, Koch lead Lady Vike trackgirls to sectional second

Laora Pampaloni, a junior on the Huntington North High School girls’ track team, soars through the air as she competes in long jump at the New Haven Sectional on Tuesday, May 15. With a leap of 14-10.50, Pampaloni placed third in the event and advanced to the Marion Regional for the Lady Vikings, who finished second at the meet as a team.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Led by sectional champions Chloe Scheiber and Karmen Koch, the Huntington North High School girls’ track team finished as the runner-up of the New Haven Sectional on Tuesday, May 15.

Scheiber and Koch, both seniors, won the 3,200-meter run and the 300-meter hurdles, respectively, for the Lady Vikings. Scheiber triumphed in the 3,200 in 11:41.99 while Koch was victorious in the 300 hurdles in :47.30.

Viking golfers save best for last

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity golf team saved its best for last, winning its final Northeast 8 Conference match of the season, 159-199, over host New Haven.

The Vikings shot their best nine-hole score of the year in the win, which upped their record to 1-6 in conference, 2-8 overall.

Senior Daniel Shivley led Huntington North with a personal-best score of 36. Senior Jack Young and freshman Caden Brubaker both carded a 40 while sophomore Graham Scher capped the team’s score with a 43.

Freshman Luke Eckert fired a non-scoring 47.

Chargers break Vikes' 19-game win string

The Huntington North High School varsity baseball team had its 19-game win string broken on Monday, May 14, as it fell to host Fort Wayne Carroll, 7-2.

Carroll, 16-7, beat up Viking starter Gage Sandlin for six earned runs in three innings of work, getting the knockout punch in a four-run fourth inning that decided the contest. Carroll scored a solo run in the first inning, but HNHS put up a two-spot in the third to take a short-lived 2-1 lead. Carroll came back with its own two-spot in the bottom of the frame for a 3-2 lead before getting the four runs in the fourth.

Young Vike runners seventh at 9/10 Invitational

The Huntington North High School boys’ track team, competing with its freshman and sophomore members, finished seventh at the 9/10 Invitational, which it hosted on Saturday, May 12.

Three athletes turned in runner-up finishes for the Vikings. Freshman Connor Miller captured second in the 110-meter hurdles with a clocking of :18.3. Sophomore Nate Burns put forth a silver effort in the 300-meter hurdles, crossing the finish line in :42.6. Sophomore Isaiah Clampitt rounded out the trio with his runner-up showing in the 3,200-meter run, stopping the timer in 10:35.8.

Lady Vikes rout South Side, 15-1

The Huntington North High School varsity softball team routed host South Side, 15-1, on Saturday, May 12.

Sophomore Sydney Selvage picked up the win in the circle for the Lady Vikings, who improve to 11-10.

Vikings come back on Southwood

The Huntington North High School varsity baseball team edged host Southwood, 5-4, on Friday, May 11.

The Vikings, 21-1, found themselves in a 3-0 hole through the first three innings before scoring once in the fourth and three times in the fifth to seize the lead. While the Knights proceeded to knot the game with a solo tally in the sixth, Coach Jarod Hammel’s squad went back in front for good with a solo tally of its own in the final frame.

Doubles sweep pushes Lady Vike netgirls past South Adams

Sweeping doubles play lifted the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity tennis team to a 3-2 victory over host South Adams on Friday, May 11.

The junior duo of Macy Wohlford and Jule Nogaj and senior pairing of Braxtyn Maroney and Leann Ringenberg posted those wins for the Lady Vikings, 12-4. Wohlford and Nogaj, at first doubles, dispatched Breanna Potts and Jade Farlow, 6-0, 6-2. In the second contest, Maroney and Ringenberg rebounded from a 2-6 defeat in the opening set with victories of 6-3, 6-1 to take the match.

Huntington Fireworks to have golf fund-raiser

The Huntington Fireworks Committee will have a golf outing fund-raiser on Saturday, May 19, at Clear Creek Golf Course.
Proceeds from the event will fund the cost of fireworks for the Huntington 4th of July fireworks display.

The fireworks show will be held Saturday, June 30, at dusk.

To sign up for the golf event contact Dan Fisher at 388-3770.

Lady Vikes trounce Snider

The Huntington North High School varsity softball team trounced visiting Snider, 12-6, on Thursday, May 10.

Viking trackboys second at tri-meet

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity track team placed second at a tri-meet with Homestead and North Side on Thursday, May 10, at Kriegbaum Field.

A top-three sweep in the 3,200-meter run was the highlight of the meet for the Vikings, who finished with 52 points to Homestead’s 95 and North Side’s 20. Junior Brock Spahr ran away with the race for Huntington North, crossing the finish line in 9:57.1. Senior Aaron Hendryx placed second, clocking in at 10:01.0, while senior Nolan Young finished third, stopping the timer in 10:23.5.

HNHS netgirls lose third straight

The Huntington North High School girls’ tennis team lost its third straight match as it fell to visiting Norwell, 2-3, on Thursday, May 10.

The Lady Vikes, 11-4, got wins at third singles and first doubles.

Senior Tarah Zumbrun topped Grace White, 6-2, 6-2, at third singles, and the doubles team of juniors Macy Wohlford and Jule Nogaj stopped Madison Oaks and Sadie Mann, 6-3, 6-4.

At first singles, Jessica Henline fell to Breann Barger, 3-6, 2-6, and at second singles Kassidy Thompson lost to Molly Burton, 4-6, 4-6.

Vikings to 20-1 with 5-1 win over Norwell

Gage Sandlin ran his record to 7-1 and Ian McCutcheon had three hits as the Huntington North High School varsity baseball team dumped host Norwell, 5-1, on Thursday, May 10.

Norwell, 14-6, scored the game’s first run in the first inning, but the Vikings showed why the are 20-1 as they dropped a four-spot on the Knights in the fourth inning. HNHS added an insurance tally in the fifth.

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