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Young Vikes open bowling season with loss

The young Huntington North High School boys' bowling team opened its season on the bottom end of a 15-5 score on Thursday, Nov. 7, against host South Adams.

Zac Tackett topped the Vikings with a 224 game and 390 series, and Jordan Gray was right behind with a 208 game and 386 series.

 

Faurote leads HNHS girl bowlers to opening win

Mackenzie Faurote rolled a 214 high game and 422 series to lead the Huntington North High School girls' bowling team to a 17-3 pasting of host South Adams on Thursday, Nov. 7.

Ashley Clark provided back-up with a 212 game and a 390 series.

 

Big first-half run keys Forester win in Ness HOF Classic

Huntington University freshman Daniel Woll makes a move to the basket during the Foresters' 85-51 win over Great Lakes Christian College on Friday night, Nov. 8, at the Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Classic at HU.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington University men's basketball team turned a 1-point first half lead into a 26-point halftime advantage in the final 14 minutes of the frame and cruised to an 85-51 win over visiting Great Lakes Christian in the opening round of the Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Classic on Friday night, Nov. 8.

The Foresters, 4-0, will face Indiana University East on Saturday, Nov. 9, in the championship at 3 p.m.

HU men bowlers place 18th in Goergia

Bowling six regular matches on Saturday and 12 Baker games on Sunday, the Huntington University men's bowling team came in 18th out of 24 schools at the Brunswick Southern Classic in Marietta, GA, over Saturday, Nov. 2, and Sunday, Nov. 3, with a team total of 9,529 pins.

HU women bowlers 13th in Georgia

The Huntington University women's bowling team competed in the Brunswick Southern Classic in Marietta, GA, on Saturday, Nov. 2, and Sunday, Nov. 3, where it finished 13th out of 16 teams.

The Foresters posted a total of 5,048 pins in their six regular matches on Saturday and finished 5-7 in their 12 two-game Baker matches on Sunday to finish with a grand total of 9,253 pins.

Shelby New bowled a team-high 214 in her fourth match on Saturday to pace Coach Jim Bischoff's squad. She finished with a 181.5 average to place 23rd as an individual out of 111 bowlers.

PAL 11 and up champs

The Titans in the 11 and up flag football division of the Huntington Police Athletic League competed against the Bears for the division title on Saturday, Oct. 26, winning 36-22. Team members are (front row from left) Gavin Covey, Holden Overmier and Jesse Boyd; (second row from left) Isaac Brown, Aidan Hosler, Jake Collins and Caleb Story; and (back row from left) coaches Chris Campos, Don Story and Matt Collins.

Foresters hold off Purdue North Central, 90-78

Huntington University freshman Daniel Woll maneuvers in the lane against visiting Purdue North Central on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

Shane Merryman scored 24 points and pulled down nine rebounds as the Huntington University men's basketball team held off visiting Purdue North Central, 90-78, on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Merryman hit 10 of 13 shots from the field as Huntington improved its record to 3-0 on the season.

Speed carries Foresters past Holy Cross

Pazia Speed.
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Senior Pazia Speed scored 21 of her career-high 33 points in the second half to lead the Huntington University women's basketball team to a 69-62 win over host Holy Cross College on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Speed a 5-7 guard, hit 6 of 8 field goal tries and all nine of her free throw attempts in the final half to help the Foresters even their record at 1-1. Speed finished the contest a perfect 17 of 17 from the free-throw line.

Foresters set markmanship record in whipping of Purdue Calumet

The Huntington University men's basketball team had a record-breaking marksmanship day and breezed past host Purdue University-Calumet, 92-66, in the Purdue University Calumet Classic on Saturday, Nov. 2.

Now 2-0, the Foresters hit 27 of 36 shots from the field, including 16 of 22, 72.7 percent from three-point land, to shatter the previous school record of 67 percent for best field goal percentage in a game.

Foresters spikers wrap up season with split

The Huntington University volleyball team wrapped up its season Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Lourdes University Tri-Match where it went 1-1 to finish the year with an overall record of 8-23.

The Foresters made quick work of Calumet College of St. Joe, beating the Crimson Wave in straight sets, 25-13, 25-20, 25-14.

Abbey Keister led a balanced attack with 11 kills. Heather Medich added 10 kills while Hillary Pulse tallied seven. Jensen Carnahan orchestrated it all by dishing out 31 assists. Defensively, Medich and Katie DePew posted 10 digs apiece.

HU bootwomen end season with 2OT loss

The Huntington University women's soccer team gave the nation's seventh-ranked Cougars of Spring Arbor University all they could handle before Brooklyn Morgan scored the game-winner with 10 seconds remaining in the second overtime to lift her team, 2-1, past the Foresters in semifinal action of the Crossroad League tournament on Saturday, Nov. 2.

With the win, top-seeded SAU advances to the championship game to face Taylor University.

Longtime PAL board member Hughes gets honored with field

Tom Hughes, a longtime Huntington Police Athletic League board member and recently retired Huntington police officer, stands by a field at the PAL grounds on Saturday, Oct. 26, that is currently under construction and will be named in his honor.
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Coaches in the Huntington Police Athletic League (PAL) football program took the opportunity to honor longtime and now retired Huntington police officer and longtime PAL board member Tom Hughes during Championship Saturday, held Oct. 26 at the PAL Grounds.

Work has begun on a new field that will be named in Hughes' honor.  Plans are for play to begin on the field in the fall of 2014.

Hughes was also presented with a rocking chair from the flag football coaches, dedication coffee mugs from Rex Frederick and a dozen donuts.

 

Huntington University Hall of Fame Classic honorary captains

The Huntington University Hall of Fame Classic, sponsored by Real Living Ness Bros. Real Estate & Auction Co., has announced its 2013 honorary captains. They are (front row from left) Steve Ness, of Real Living Ness Bros. Real Estate & Auction Co.; Ryan Warner, of Bippus State Bank; Dan Jarvis, of Johnson Petroleum; Kurt Ness, of Real Living Ness Bros.

PAL 9 and 10 champs


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The Steelers in the 9 and 10-year-old division of the Huntington Police Athletic League competed against the Texans for the division title on Saturday, Oct. 26, winning 36-0. Team members are (front row from left) Nick Johnson, Matt Schnepp, Isaac Hostetler and Austin Sullivan and (second row from left) Nathan Deetz, Barrett Barscz, Thomas Schweller and Kane Boxell; and (back row from left) Coach Darren Johnson, Troy Hostetler, Head Coach Andrew Schweller and Coach Ben Barscz.

American League champs


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The Brew Crew team recently won the American League division of the Huntington Parks & Recreation Department's fall coed league championship tournament. Pictured are (front row from left) Wendy Jones, Francis Esquivel, Jillian El Hussein, Kathy Tucker, Beth Van Hoozen, Sandra Olivares and (back row from left) Brian Davenriner, Justin Miller, Terry Bolding, Danny El Hussein and Donald Tucker.

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