HU athletes shine in classroom

Huntington University athletes earned 32 spots on the Mid-Central College Conference's 2008-09 MCC Academic All-Conference Team.

Student-athletes from all nine member institutions who are in their third, fourth, or fifth year of eligibility and achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.40 or greater for the entire academic year are eligible for the award.

HNHS offers junior golf camps

Huntington North High School is offering Junior Golf Camps to female golfers between the ages of 10 and 18 years old.

The camps will be held July 27 through 30 at Norwood Golf Club, from 10:15 a.m. to noon each day.

The program will focus on teaching the game of golf to new and experienced junior female golfers.

The instructional program will focus on the fundamentals of golf including: grip, setup, posture, alignment and full-swing principles.

PAL Baseball Tournament heading to finish

The Huntington Police Athletic League continued its double-elimination Coach's Pitch and Little League Tournaments on Tuesday, July 7.

The results are:

Coach's Pitch
Zay Leasing won over I.M.I. Inc. 17-6.
El Shaddai Screen Printing dominated Frederick's Photography 23-6.

Little League
Only Internet beat F.O.P. Lodge 77 8-3.
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home ousted Star Insurance 18-8.

July 6 results from PAL baseball tournaments

The Huntington Police Athletic League continued its double-elimination Coach's Pitch and Little League Tournaments on Monday, July 6. Below are the results for those games.

Coach's Pitch
Metro Kiwanis beat Zay Leasing 12-2.
El Shaddai Screen Printing fell to Bailey-Love Mortuary 15-7.
F.O.P. Lodge 77 won by forfeit over I.M.I. Inc.

Little League
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home beat Farm Bureau Insurance 12-2.
Star Insurance ousted Huntington County Federal Credit Union 6-4.

Huntington County Baseball announces scores and standings for week 7 and 8

Huntington County Baseball has announced scores and standings for weeks 7 and 8 of play.

Clemente League

The Clemente League has announced results from weeks 7 and 8 of play.

PAL Tournament Results

The Huntington PAL Club tournament action continued on Thursday, July 2.

In Little League action, the F.O.P. Lodge #77 and Only Internet earned victories.

F.O.P. Lodge #77 defeated Star Insurance by a score of 9-7.

Only Internet claimed a win in 10 innings over McElhaney Hart Funeral Home with a score of 4-3.

In the Coach's Pitch tournament, Bailey Love Funeral Home, Zay Leasing, and El Shaddai were all winners.

Bailey Love Funeral Home defeated IMI, Inc. by a score of 29-5.

Lassus Handy Dandy, Champions

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Owen Wills of Mike Gibson State Farm Insurance throws the ball to second to try and get an out during the championship game of the Roanoke Youth Sports Coach's Pitch League on Thursday, July 2, at Roanoke Park. The opponent, Lassus Handy Dandy, won the game.

Reese League Action

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Drew Fawcett of Huntington Exchange Club grabs the ball to try and thwart a steal by Joe Bentz of Doctor Construction (Clear Creek) during Huntington County Baseball's Reese League action at Homier Field on July 2. This was the last scheduled game of the season for the Reese League.

Oak Lanes to host seventh annual Huntington County Bowling Camp

Oak Lanes bowling alley in Huntington will play host to the seventh annual Huntington County Bowling Camp, which will begin on Tuesday, July 14, for children and adults ages 7 to 21.

Participants will receive focused instruction and practice on aspects of technique and rules of the game, including learning to keep score, striking corner pins, the follow-through and the approach.

Tackett, Bischoff help Indiana bowlers defeat Kentucky

Huntington North High School bowling team members EJ Tackett and Elizabeth Bischoff helped the Indiana All-Stars defeat the Kentucky All-Stars 23,359 to 22,498 for the overall title for the third consecutive year

Competition was held June 27 at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis.

Both the Indiana girls and boys also defeated their Kentucky counterparts.

In the morning team competition, Bischoff was partnered with 2009 Queen's champion Lisa Hunt of Indianapolis, 2007 Indiana High School champion Christina Oschman of Evansville and Heather LeBaute of Elkhart.

Fouled off

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Chad Champion of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home hits a foul ball as Jayden Stepp of Huntington County Federal Credit Union is poised to catch the pitch during the first game of the PAL Little League Tournament on July 1 at the PAL Athletic Complex. McElhaney-Hart won the match-up.

Star Insurance, McElhaney-Hart win opening games of PAL Little League tourney

Star Insurance and McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home won the first games in the PAL Little League tournament on Tuesday, June 30.

Star Insurance beat Farm Bureau Insurance by a score of 8-7.

McElhaney-Hart came from behind to defeat Huntington County Federal Credit Union 19-16.

The tournament resumes on Thursday, July 2. Star Insurance will face F.O.P. Lodge 77, and McElhaney-Hart will play Only Internet. F.O.P. and McElhaney-Hart received byes in the tournament.


Thunder wins tourney in Michigan

Members of the Indiana Thunder pose for their team photo after winning the 12U division of the Compuware Classic in Canton, MI, recently.
Photo provided.

The Indiana Thunder '96 softball team won the 12U division of the Compuware Classic in Canton, MI, in late June.

The team opened elimination play with a victory over the Michigan Warriors by a score of 11-1, with Erin Rethlake, of Huntington, and Lexy Britt sharing duties on the mound. Brooke Herendeen had two singles, Sarah Thompson, Britt, Rene Spaulding and Ashley Ousley each one.

Announce week 8 PAL baseball results

The Huntington Police Athletic League has announced scores for week 8 of play.

Games rained out in previous weeks were made up on Monday, June 22.

HNHS SS Hammel makes academic all-state team

Jamon Hammel
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Jamon Hammel, 2009 Huntington North High School graduate, was recognized by the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association as a member of the Academic All-State team.

Hammel was a four-year member of the baseball program and a three-year varsity starter. The Academic All State team is selected annually and recognizes the best student-athletes excelling on the baseball field and in the classroom around the state.