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Big fourth quarter propels Vikes past Columbia City

Zach Daugherty uses his left hand as he goes for a shot under the basket against visiting Columbia City on Friday night, Jan. 11. Daugherty scored a team-high 12 points as the Vikings won, 41-29.
Photo by Steve Clark.

A big fourth quarter propelled the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a 41-29 victory over visiting Columbia City on Friday, Jan. 11.

Entering the final frame leading by just two points, 23-21, the Vikings tallied 18 points while holding the Eagles to just eight to craft a double-digit lead by the end buzzer.

Gooodrich to run at Bethel


Photo by Steve Clark.

Brooke Goodrich (seated center), a senior at Huntington North High School, signed a letter of intent on Thursday, Jan. 10, to continue her track career at Bethel University, in Mishawaka. Present at the signing were her mother, Jill (seated left), and father, Rick (seated right), and (standing from left) Casey Ogden, Huntington North girls’ track assistant coach, and Tony Natali, Bethel track head coach.

Nash to run for Saint Francis


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Huntington North senior Drew Nash (front center) signed to continue his track career at the University of Saint Francis next year on Wednesday, Jan. 9. Joining him are (front row from left) his parents, Susan and Shawn Nash and (back row from left) Saint Francis Head Cross County and Track Coach Kyle Allison, Huntington North Head Track Coach Scott Bower and USF Assistant Cross Crountry and Track Coach Corey Birchmeier.

Fryman scores career-high 30 in HU win


Sarah Fryman

Sarah Fryman scored a career-high 30 points and led the Huntington University women’s basketball team to a 66-57 triumph over host Goshen College on Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Fryman, a junior, knocked down 10 of 18 field goal attempts, which was highlighted by a 4 of 6 effort from three-point land. She also went 6 of 6 at the free-throw line.

With Fryman spearheading the offense, the Foresters took a 14-9 lead in the first quarter, were up 33-27 at the half and enjoyed a 49-39 advantage after three frames.

Huntington North wrestlers win East Noble Invitational


Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School varsity wrestling team won the East Noble Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 5. The Vikings tallied 212 points to top the eight-team field. Team members are (kneeling from left) Charlie Agnew, Ricky Haught, Christian Graft and manager Amaya Sunderman; and (standing from left) Micah Beal, Brady Lewis, Julian Fletcher, Cody McCune, Matthew Kline, Trenton Smith, Michael Kline, Damien Martin, Jamie Blackstone, Thomas Thompson and Preston Teusch. Not pictured is Elaina Teusch and Drew Fletcher, managers.

Lady Vike swimgirls topple Wabash

Morgan Cogar, a senior on the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity swim team, swims the butterfly portion of the 200-yard individual medley during a meet against visiting Wabash on Tuesday, Jan. 8. The Lady Vikings won the meet, 102-66.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High school girls’ swim team won 10 of 12 events to topple visiting Wabash, 102-66, on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Double-winners Laney Shaw, Allie Aschliman and Macy Lange led the charge for the Lady Vikings. In addition to their individual wins, all three also swam on the Lady Vikes’ two winning relay teams.

Davidson a double-winner in swimboys' loss

Colten Schulte, a freshman on the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity swim team, swims the breaststroke leg of the 200-yard medley relay during a meet against visiting Wabash on Tuesday, Jan. 8. The Vikings lost the meet, 96-58.
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Sophomore Cole Davidson was a double winner for the Huntington North High School boys’ swim team in a 96-58 loss to visiting Wabash on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Each of the four swimmers for HNHS picked up a victory as the Vikings took seven first places among the 12 events.

Davidson came out on top in the 200-yard individual medley, in 2:32.36, and the 100-yard backstroke, in 1:12.88.

Freshman Colten Schulte won the 100-yard butterfly, in 1:12.25, senior Keegan Mautz took the 100-yard freestyle, in :58.61 and junior Nathan York won the 500-yard freestyle, in 6:12.34.

HU men roll over Goshen with top scorers sitting

Even with their top two scorers out, the Huntington University men’s basketball team rolled to a 93-75 win over host Goshen College on Tuesday night, Jan. 8.

Frosh Vikes to 6-2 with win over Concordia

The Huntington North High School boys’ freshman basketball team beat visiting Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran, 47-29, on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

The frosh Vikings are 6-2 on the season overall, 2-0 in the Northeast 8 Conference.

HNHS girl swimmers pick up six wins in loss to Oak Hill

The Huntington North High School girls’ swim team picked up six wins in a 110-73 loss to host Oak Hill on Monday, Jan. 7.

Senior Macy Lange and juniors Laney Shaw, Allie Aschliman and Alyssa Brinkman each picked up individual wins and teamed up for two relays victories as well.

Lange won the 200-yard individual medley, in 2:37.44, while Shaw won the 50-yard freestyle, in :28.31. Aschliman was tops in the 100-yard butterfly, in 1:05.96, and Brinkman took the 100-yard backstroke, in 1:15.10.

Vikings lock down on Concordia in 52-37 win

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team limited visiting Fort Wayne Concordia to single digits in two of the four quarters and wound up a 52-37 winner on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Seniors Hank Pulver, Zach Daugherty and Sawyer Stoltz led the way for HNHS, 10-3, with 14, 13 and 10 points, respectively. Fellow senior Keegan Bartrom added eight points.

Schulte wins pair in swimboys' loss

Freshman Colten Schulte won a pair of races as the Huntington North High School boys’ swim team lost to host Oak Hill, 125-50, on Monday, Jan. 7.

Schulte won the 100-yard freestyle, in 1:00.40 and came back to grab the 100-yard backstroke, in 1:07.49, for half of the Vikings’ individual wins on the night.

Senior Keegan Mautz and junior Nathan York got the other solo wins. Mautz claimed the 50-yard freestyle in :26.76 and York took the 100-yard butterfly in 1:10.40.

100th career win


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Ricky Haught (right), a senior on the Huntington North High School varsity wrestling team, recorded the 100th win of his career during the Vikings’ meet against visiting Bellmont on Thursday, Jan. 4. While Haught was victorious, the Vikings fell to the Braves, 41-33.

Huntington North Athletic Department to add five members into hall of fame

The Huntington North High School Athletic Department will induct five new members into its hall of fame during halftime of the boys’ varsity basketball game on Friday, Jan. 11, at North Arena.

Inductees include former athletic director, football and track coach Clark Chambers; longtime athletic trainer and assistant athletic director Dan Hildebrand; athlete and coach Dave Kaylor; multisport athlete Tami Newsome Blomeke; and girls’ basketball player Diane Poulson Miller.

Black Belt Challenge

Meara Baute (left) and Randy Morrison tangle during the Black Belt Challenge and Colored Belt Competition at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA on Saturday, Jan. 5. The event featured both matches and demonstrations.

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