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25 play in Sr. League Scramble

Twenty-five seniors gathered on Tuesday, April 12, for the Senior League Scramble at Etna Acres Golf Course.  

Closest to the pins were Randy Musselman and Gary Sweet.

The long drive was made by Bob Hoch. The lone chip in was by Randy Musselman

Three teams shot 33.  

Winning with a bird on number 15 was the team of Don Conley, Bob Bishop and Greg Kniss.

Second place team members were Randy Mussleman, Larry Sprowl, John Ayers and Josh Shearer.

The third place team included Bob Hoch, Kevin Cox, Bob Clabaugh and Brad Farlow.

HN golfers top Norse

In his first varsity match, Huntington North golfer Javin Gray shot a 39 to earn medalist honors and led the Vikings to 176-191 win over Northfield at Honeywell Golf Club in Wabash Tuesday, April 12.

Behind Gray were Chase Mickley with a 44, followed Ethan Vaught with a 46, Cole Collins with a 47, and Austin Williams with a non-scoring 50.

The JV team also defeated the Norse by a 205-235 score.

Kai Richison and Kambden Lahr each shot 48 to lead the JV team.

Viking baseball team goes 2-2 to open season

The Huntington North baseball team opened its season with a doubleheader split at McCutcheon Saturday, April 9.

McCutcheon edged the Vikings 2-1 in the first game while Huntington North rebounded in game No. 2 with a 4-3 win.

McCutcheon took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning of Game No. 1 but the Vikings cut the lead to 2-1 in the top of the first on an RBI from Cam McCarver, scoring Jack Eckert.

From that point on, it was a pitchers’ dual as neither team crossed the plate again.

HN Viking track teams post wins

The Huntington North boys and girls track and field teams swept Bellmont on Tuesday, April 12.

The boys defeated the Braves, 94-37, while the girls team was victorious by a 102-30 margin.

In the 100m dash, Brayden Voght won the event (11.77 seconds), followed by Tatum Brooks in third in (12.87).

In the 200m dash, Noah Wagner placed first (24.79) and Carlos Cuadrado (25.54).

Maple Leafs top HU in softball play

In an offense-driven clash with Goshen, the Huntington University (HU) Forester softball team came up short twice, 11-3, 14-10, to their visitors Friday afternoon.  

The Maple Leafs (14-10, 4-6) pieced together two big frames to notch the first win. They spent the fifth racking up five runs to turn a fairly tight game into ten run-rule outing. Before that it was a 6-3 ballgame with HU striking first when Mackenzie Walker knock-ed in Jenessa Hasty who had tripled to kick off the home half of the first.

HU baseball team sweeps Marian

The Huntington baseball (HU) team swept Marian, 10-6, 14-12, Saturday afternoon at MU Ballpark for a pair of impressive road wins that move them to 14-12 overall, 12-6 in league action.

The Foresters have scored double-digit runs in six of their last seven contests. On this given day, HU got their work done early in the opener by scoring eight times in the first three frames to enjoy a lead that wouldn’t be challenged.  

HU splits doubleheader with TU

In an age-old conference rivalry, the Huntington University baseball team split their doubleheader at Taylor University (TU) 20-10, 0-5, on Monday , March 14. Having split last week’s doubleheader, the Foresters wrap up the four-game series by going 2-2 against TU.

With the wind blowing out of Winterholter Field, game one was a slugfest. Daniel Lichty had the Taylor pitching staff rolled back on their heels by going 5-for-6 at the plate and driving in seven runs. He was a single away from hitting for the cycle having cranked out a pair of doubles, a triple and two homers.

McCarver signs to play football at Trine

On Wednesday, March 16, Huntington North High School senior Cam McCarver (center) signed to continue his academic and athletic careers at Trine University as friends, family and teammates looked on.
Photo by Katelynn Farley

Huntington North High School senior Cam McCarver put pen to paper on Wednesday afternoon, officially signing with Trine University to continue his academic and football careers.

A three-sport athlete for the Vikings, McCarver ultimately chose to focus on football. McCarver made a huge impact on the Vikes during his injury-shortened senior season. Huntington North football head coach Bob Prescott knows McCarver will leave a big hole on the team both on and off the field but knows McCarver will transition well to the next level.

HU softball team splits with IU Southeast

The Huntington University Forester softball team enjoyed an 8-3 win over IU Southeast before coming up short, 3-2, in a game two nail-biter Saturday afternoon at Koetter Sports Softball Complex.

Karlee Franklin was sensational on the bump in the opener to earn the complete-game win. She gave up five hits, three runs, two of which were earned, and three walks while fanning two batters. It was the rookie’s first win in Forester green.

Forester baseball team outlasts Taylor U 8 to 7

The Huntington University baseball team outlasted Taylor University, 8-7, in the nightcap at Winterholter Field after dropping a 6-0 decision in the opener to split the first doubleheader of a four-game series with the Trojans (14-8, 4-2).
After seven uneventful innings for both teams in game one, the Trojans unleashed for all six of their runs in the eighth by cashing in on five of their seven hits and taking advantage of two HU blunders.