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Viking netters top New Castle

Andrew Smith (left) and Nick May.
Photos by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team topped host New Castle, 3-2, on Saturday, Sept. 21.

The Vikings, 4-8, swept doubles play. Senior Matt Sieberns and junior Graham Sereno claimed a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Jake Nicholson and Dylan Clark at first singles while senior Andrew Smith and freshman Nick May handled Josiah Sledd and Cayden Smeken second singles, 6-1, 6-0.

One singles win was all Huntington North needed to take the match and senior Cameron Buzzard supplied it, topping Dustin Gray at third singles, 6-3, 6-1.

Big swing


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North's Sarah Fryman tees off on the eighth hole of LaFontaine Golf Club, in Huntington, during the Huntington North Girls' Golf Sectional on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Getting the point


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North's Mackenzi Cannici (right) slaps the ball over the net for a point during the varsity volleyball's team's match against visiting Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 21. The Lady Vikings beat the Lady Indians in straight sets.

Viking gridders roll on offense, beat Anderson 46-13

Charleston Dydasco scored three touchdowns and rushed for over 100 yards to help lead the Huntington North High School varsity football team over host Anderson, 46-13, on Friday, Sept. 20.

A week after the Vikings scored only a touchdown against Kokomo in a 14-7 loss, they found their footing on offense and put up their second-highest point total of the season, improving to 2-3, 2-1 in the North Central Conference.

CMS girls run to second at Carroll XC meet

Emma Melcher's runner-up finish helped the Crestview Middle School girls' cross country team capture second in a meet at Carroll Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

After Melcher, Meagan Thomas claimed sixth, Chloe Scheiber took 10th, Alena Miller secured 13th and Katie Melcher placed 15th to round out the team.

 

CMS boy harriers second at Carroll

The Crestview Middle School boys' cross country team took second place in a meet at Carroll Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Two Cougars finished in the top 10, with Reid Dillion capturing third and Jacob Foster taking fifth.

After Foster, Isaiah Clampitt, Isaac Browning and Adam Zahn finished in sequence, 15th through 17th, respectively. Drew Davis came in 19th to complete the team.

 

CMS volleyball teams fall to Southwood

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team fell to host Southwood, 18-25, 19-25, on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Karmen Koch and Kalee Platt generated five and three kills, respectively, for the Cougars, 3-3.

Peyton Butler supplied seven assists and Katie Jamison added six.

The seventh grade team also lost, 19-25, 18-25, to fall to 2-4.

Jessica Henline tallied seven points and Emma Hollman had six to lead Crestview.

 

CMS 8 spikers top Indian Springs

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team topped visiting Indian Springs, 25-15, 25-16, on Monday, Sept. 16.

The Cougars, 3-2, got three kills apiece from Johanna Dohrman and Karmen Koch. Katie Jamison facilitated the offense with 17 assists.

The seventh grade team also won, 25-10, 25-13, to improve to 2-3.

 

Thirion scores 4 more as Viking booters win

Sacha Thirion scored four more goals as the Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team downed visiting Peru, 5-1, on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Thirion, a senior exchange student, notched a pair of goals in each half as the Vikings hit the .500 mark at 5-5-1 on the season.

Thirion has scored 15 goals in five games.

Tyler Henline got the remaining HNHS goal, and Danny Becker and Alex Hosler each had a pair of assists.

Goalie Chad Wingo had four saves to get the win.

HNHS netboys take one on chin against Marion

A three-set victory by the second doubles team was the lone bright spot for the Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team as it lost to host Marion, 1-4, on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Senior Andrew Smith and freshman Nick May lost the first set to Nicholas Spitzer and Andrew Wilkerson, 3-6, but came back with identical 6-2 scores in the next two sets to get the lone win for the Vikings, 3-9.

HU booters lose to Trinity, 1-0

The Huntington University men's soccer team lost to visiting Trinity Christian College, 1-0, on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

After a scoreless first half, the Trolls found the back of the net and the Foresters failed to respond to drop to .500 on the season at 4-4.

Drew Mattingly went the distance in goal for Huntington, making five saves in the loss.

 

HU women booters have chances but come up empty against Trinity

The Huntington University women's soccer team had opportunities to score but couldn't convert, losing to visiting Trinity Christian College, 1-0, on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

The Trolls found the back of the net in the second half to break open the scoreless game.

The Foresters took seven shots on goal. Offensive standouts Sam Cubic and Kaitlyn Dreman fired two apiece, but came up empty and Huntington fell to 1-7.

Caitlin Adams handled goalkeeping duties for the Foresters, recording six stops in the loss.

 

IWU sweeps HU spikers

The Huntington University volleyball team was outmatched on offense by visiting Indiana Wesleyan University on Wednesday, Sept. 18, losing in straight sets, 17-25, 16-25, 23-25.

The Foresters, 2-11, 1-3 in the Crossroads League, managed only 20 kills to the Wildcats' 41. Melissa Grossman supplied 10 to Huntington's cause, but no other Forester had more than three.

On the other side of the net, Kristine Egebrecht produced a game-high 13 kills and three other Wildcats added nine apiece.

HU netmen sweep doubles in win over Indiana Tech

The Huntington University men's tennis team swept doubles play against visiting Indiana Tech University on Wednesday, Sept. 18, on its way to a 6-3 win.

Vlad Knudziy and Jose Hungria led the way at first doubles with an 8-4 win over Mikel Oscoz and Joaquin de Leon del Rosario, Joseph Straznicky and Diego Inurritegui topped Joaquin Ferrando and Gaston Raposo at second doubles, 8-3, and Zakk Sparks and Joe Brenneman recorded an 8-5 decision over Sriram Aranganathan and Vinicuis Silva in third doubles action.

Mettler donates to HNHS football


Photo provided.

Dave Mettler of Mettler Insurance Agency (left) donates a $500 check to Huntington North High School Football Head Coach Trent Fine. The funds will be used to fund the football program.

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