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Photo by Emily Wyatt

On Saturday, Dec. 18, the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA hosted their final games for their fall basketball league. Featured above, Jake Getman (right) attempts to reach the ball during the tip off for the overtime during his team’s game.

HNHS takes on triple dual

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) wrestling team traveled to Leo High School on Saturday, Dec. 11, to compete in the NE8 Triple Dual. The Vikings faced Leo, Columbia City High School and New Haven High School, ending the day 1-2.
Dual results included the following:
HNHS vs. Leo: 51- 30.
HNHS vs. Columbia City: 21-51.
HNHS vs. New Haven: 16-65.
Individually, two HNHS wrestlers had a 3-0 record on the day. They were Luke Teusch (138) and Nate Elliott (195). Other individual results included:

HCCSC has received sponsorship donation

Kimmel Financial Services recently made a donation for athletic upgrades at Huntington North High School (HNHS). Featured are (from left) Huntington County Community School Corporation Superintendent Chad Daugherty, Kimmel Financial Services Owner and Financial Advisor Seth Kimmel and HNHS Athletic Director Jeremy Markham.
Photo provided by Huntington County Community School Corporation.

Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) and Huntington North High School (HNHS) received a sponsorship donation from Kimmel Financial on Monday, Dec. 13, with the funds going toward Huntington North athletics facility upgrades.

The sponsorship donation, which will fund two new LED scoring tables inside North Arena and two new medical/water carts at Huntington North’s new multi-purpose outdoor facility, was accepted by HCCSC Superintendent Chad Daugherty and HNHS Athletic Director Jeremy Markham.

Huntington North HS swimmers host Bruins and Starfires at the Y

Featured left, Huntington North High School freshman Ethan Meyer swims Breaststroke in the 200 IM during the swim meet against South Adams High School on Thursday, Dec. 9.
Photo by Emily Wyatt.

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) Viking swimmers were back at it again on Tuesday, Dec. 7, as they hosted the Blackford High School Bruins. The evening brought home victories for both the girls and boys teams. The girls won 100-59 and the boys 104-59.

Top female finishers for the Dec. 7 meet include the following:

Annika Carpenter finished first in the 200 Free and 100 Backstroke.

Kaydince Kalhoefer finished first in the 100 Free and second in the 100 Breaststroke.

Elena Quiroga finished first in the 500 Free and second in the 200 Free.

HN plans Holiday Hoops tourney

Huntington North High School (HNHS) will present the annual Holiday Hoops Tournament again this year, on Wednesday, Dec. 29, and Thursday, Dec. 30.

Game times on Wednesday will be 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Game times on Thursday will be noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

HU mens basketball team ups win streak once again Dec. 9

In an intense non-conference neighborly rivalry, the Huntington University (HU) men’s basketball team stretched their win streak to five with a 79-76 road win over Indiana Tech on Thursday, Dec. 9, to move to 10-3 on the year.
Until last year, the two squads hadn’t faced off for over a decade. HU eked out a one-point victory last year and had won the two previous meetings to make this outing the fourth straight Huntington win.

The loss drops Tech to 10-5 with three of those losses against Crossroads League foes.

HN Vikings earn home win against the Squires

Huntington North High School varsity basketball player Cam McCarver (above)  attempts a 2-pointer during the Saturday, Dec. 11, basketball game against Manchester High School.
Photo by Katelynn Farley

Saturday, Dec. 11, marked the Huntington North High School (HNHS) boys basketball game against Manchester High School, which ended with the hosting Vikings earning a 53-41 win against the Squires.

HNHS started out strong, earning 24 points in the first quarter over Manchester’s six. Scoring was rapid-fire in that first quarter, but the tune quickly changed in the second quarter, when Huntington earned just one more point than Manchester. The teams ended the half 31-12.

HN wrestlers host Norwell, fall 13-61

During the Huntington North High School vs. Norwell High School wrestling match on Wednesday, Dec. 8, wrestler Wallace Rowley won his match by pin.
Photo by Katelynn Farley

On Wednesday, Dec. 8, the Huntington North High School (HNHS) wrestling teams hosted Norwell High School for the first wrestling match of the season.

The varsity team fell 13-61.
Wins for the Vikings included:
• Micah Beal, 126.
• Luke Teusch, 138.
• Nate Elliott, 195.

The junior varsity team earned a win for their first match, 18-15. Wins for the Vikings included:
• Solomon Barnum, 120.
• Wallace Rowley, 220.
• Elijah Wiggins, 285.

HNHS swimmers visit CCity

The Huntington North High School (HNHS) boys and girls swim teams had split results in their meet against the Columbia City High School (CCHS) Eagles, with the boys falling 72-96 and the girls taking an 85-68 win. This brings the girls to 2-0 in conference and the boys 0-2.

Huntington U bowlers finish up fall season

The Huntington University (HU) Forester bowling teams wrapped up the fall semester at the Motiv Warhawk Open where the men had a great weekend by finishing second out of 32 teams, while the women placed 10th out of 23 teams. The tournament format was six traditional team games on Saturday, Dec. 4, and 16 Baker games on Sunday, Dec. 5, with the eight schools moving on to best of three match play.