When girls collide

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Lady Viking midfielder Kelsey Konz (left) takes a hit from a Logansport player in the Huntijgnton North Hgigh School girls' varsity soccer game on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The Lady Vikings lost 2-1.


Crestview volleyball squads lose to Lincoln

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team fell to Lincoln Middle School in two games, with scores of 18-25, 18-25, on Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Carly McElhaney had five points and one ace; Erin Rethlake had four points and Kaylie Killian had three points. Jessica Drew had six kills and Kayla Delatoree had two kills.

The team, 2-4, plays Maplecreek Wednesday, Sept. 23, and Riverview on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Crestview's seventh grade volleyball team also lost to Lincoln in two games, with scores of 9-25, 12-25.

Seabolt's fumble return helps spark Crestview football to win

Jordan Seabolt returned a 20-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown to help the Crestview Middle School seventh grade football team shut out Edgewood 16-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 22.

In addition to Seabolt's score, Ricky Wedlake had a 35-yard touchdown and Colt Ropp made a tackle in the end zone for a safety. Joe Bentz and Wedlake had interceptions.

The team's next game will be on Saturday, Sept. 26, against Salamonie.


HCS seventh grade volleyball team wins

The Huntington Catholic Schools seventh grade volleyball team defeated Bluffton in two games, with scores of 25-17, 25-15, on Monday, Sept. 21.

In the first game, Lindsey Scher led the way with seven points, Madison Jennings had five points and Alexandra Kreider had four points.

Caley took charge of the second game with 12 points. Kreider added three points.

The Huntington Catholic eighth grade team fell to Bluffton in two games, with scores of 25-12, 25-12.

In the first game, Olivia Woolard had four points to lead the team.

Lady Viking booters falll to Logansport, 2-1

Lady Viking soccer player Alyssia Williams races downfield with a Logansport defender  in pursuit during the HNHS match on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The Lady Vikings lost, 2-1.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

A lone goal was all the Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team could muster and fell to visiting Logansport, 2-1, on Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Kirsten Konz got the lone HNHS score on an assist from Alyssia Williams.

The team dropped to 6-6 for the season.


Champion Hill Toppers beat newly-formed Jonesboro in base ball

"In a match played to raise funds for historic restoration in Jonesboro, the Champion Hill Toppers of Huntington traveled south to play the newly-formed Jonesboro Zebras. Under gorgeous skies, on a field that could generously be called ‘interesting,' the local heroes scored four runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to take the match 18-17.

Lady Eagles volleyball team beats Anderson for 10-1 mark

The Huntington Lady Eagles homeschool volleyball team won over the host Anderson Angels in three sets, with scores of 25-15, 25-10, 25-4, at the White River Club on Friday, Sept. 18.

Leading the team were Dana Stoffel with five digs and three aces; Deborah Scheie had five digs and two aces; Kelsey Featherston made one block, seven digs, two assists, five kills and 11 aces; Kaleigh Shultz had five blocks, six assists, four kills and three aces; Marina Stoffel had 16 digs and two kills; and Rebecca Daniels had five digs, five blocks, three kills and nine aces.

Crestivew girls' cross country team sweeps Wabash

Crestview Middle School swept the top six spots at the girls' cross country meet with Wabash on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Marissa Jamison led the Crestview team, taking first place with a time of 13:30. Emily Ehrenman had second in 13:39, Corinne Zay took third in 14:15, Ashleigh Miller placed fourth in 14:17 and Alexis Aldred took fifth in 14:39.

Non-scorers for Crestview were Valerie Huffman in sixth and Allie Lawson in ninth.

Other Crestview runners included Sinclair Williams, Kayla Farrell, Meghan Underwood, Rachael Mischaud, Kayla Stuttle and Jessie May.

Crestivew boys' cross country team smacks Wabash

Caleb Stoffel's first place finish helped lead the Crestview Middle School boys' cross country team past Wabash, 18-39, on Monday, Sept. 21.

Stoffel won in a time of 11:45, six seconds ahead of teammate Alec Justice, who placed second in 11:51. Landon Underwood was third in 12:15, Tyler Henline was fifth in 12:27 and Dylan Mower was seventh in 12:47.

Other top 15 runners for Crestview included Luke Stroud, ninth, and Zach Baldridge, 15th.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Friday Night Mixed
Men's High Game: Chris Trainer, 268; Russell Roberts, 266; Keith Schmittler, 245.
Men's High Series: Chris Trainer, 710; Russell Roberts, 670; Keith Schmittler, 658.
Women's High Game: Angie Tackett, 242; Brandie Roberts, 225; Julie McCune, 213.
Women's High Series: Angie Tackett, 618; Brandie Roberts, 612; Julie McCune, 519.
Most Over: Russell Roberts, +157; Chris Trainer, +128; Keith Schmittler, +121.
Top Teams: High Rollers, 21-3; Old Balls & Bags, 15-9; Ball Breakers 14-10.

Vikings squash previously unbeaten Logansport, 51-15

Vikings' defensive end Austin Clark rambles with a fumble recovery during the HNHS victory over previously unbeaten Logansport on Friday. Logansport's Victor Silva gives chase.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

Scoring from offense, defense and special teams for a second consecutive game, the Huntington North High School football team upset previously unbeaten visiting
Logansport, 51-15 on Friday night, Sept. 19.

The Vikings, now 3-2, got 250 yards rushing and three touchdowns from Austin Shoemaker, including a 79-yard jaunt in the second quarter, to squash the Berries after they opened the season with four victories.

Tie-breaker gives HNHS girls' golf team fourth consecutive sectional championship

Enjoying a fourth consecutive sectional girls' golf championship are HNHS team members (from left) Assistant Coach Scott Winter, Morgan O'Banion, Maddie Meese, Kelly Myers, Laurisa Richard, Liz Conley and Head Coach Derek Boone.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

Laurisa Richard topped her Marion counterpart by one stroke to give the Huntington North High School girls' golf team a tie-breaking win and its fourth consecutive Huntington Golf Sectional Tournament championship, on Saturday, Sept. 19, at LaFontaine Golf Course.

Both teams tallied team scores of 367 on the strength of their top four players' scores. The tiebreak - the score posted by the teams' fifth golfers, went to HNHS on the strength of Richard's 106 to the 107 posted by Marion's Halle Smith.

Viking harriers set two school marks in runner-up finish at Flashrock Invitational

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity cross country team set two school records on the way to a second place finish Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Flashrock Invitational.

The five-man scoring contingent of Ross Ochs, Josh Graham, Sam Doughty, Austin Roberts and Jake Crosley came home in a school-record combined time of 80:50, and seven runners in all went under 17 minutes for a second school mark as the Vikings scored 84 points for their runner-up finish to Noblesville.

Spahrs set school record to lead Lady Vikings to third at Flashrock Invite

School-record performances by Gretchen Spahr and Natalie Spahr led the Huntington North High School girls' cross country team to a third place finish at the Flashrock
Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Gretchen Spahr placed sixth in 19:10.6 and Natalie Spahr was ninth in 19:12 to both eclipse the two-week-old school mark of 19:15 set by Gretchen Spahr at the Marion Invitational.

Boys' tennis team double-dips Anderson, New Castle

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team double-dipped its competition on Saturday, Sept. 19, by defeating Anderson and New Castle at New Castle.

The Vikings improved their record to 7-8 by defeating Anderson, 4-1, and shutting out New Castle 5-0.

In the first match of the day, against Anderson, Viking David Ballard at first singles beat Brett Ellis, 6-2, 6-1, and Phil Truitt at No. 3 beat Jordan Etherington, 6-3, 6-0.