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Huntington County Baseball releases results from week6

Huntington County Baseball has released scores and results for week 6 of play.

Clemente League
On June 8, Ness Brothers Real Estate (Roanoke) beat VFW 19-2.
On June 9, Roanoke won over Frederick's Photography 11-2.
On June 10, Bippus State Bank edged out Midwest Metals 5-3.

Games were also made up from the previous week:
Midwest Metals powered over Bippus State Bank 21-11.
Midwest Metals also beat Frederick's Photography.

PAL announces results from week 6

The Huntington Police Athletic League has announced results for week 6 of play.

Games were rained out on June 11.

Coach's Pitch
On June 9, F.O.P. 77 beat I.M.I., Inc. 17-6.
Bailey-Love Mortuary won over El Shaddai Screen Printing 13-5.
Zay Leasing fell to Metro Kiwanis 15-7.

Young Vikings finish eighth at regional golf tournament

"Wait ‘til next year'' has good meaning for the Huntington North High School boys' golf team, which will return four of five golfers who placed eighth in the Muncie Central Golf Regional Tournament on Friday, June 12.

The Vikings recorded a 327 at The Player's Club to end their season, but only senior Brandon Whitesell ended his high school career. Garrett Bracht, a senior next season, fired a 76 to lead the young Vikings, who will also return current sophomore EJ Tackett and Neal Hamilton and current freshman Jordan Sweet.

Chambers, Cotton earn NCC track coaches of year honors

The Huntington North Vikings captured two North Central Conference titles this spring, both in track.

Which then makes for no surprise that both track coaches, Clark Chambers, for the boys, and Don Cotton, for the girls, are being honored as NCC track coaches of the year.

"It's a very nice award to receive from your peers," says Chambers. "But with that being said, I had very little to do with it. My assistant coaches are fabulous ... they make my job easy."

HCB releases scores and standings from weeks 4 and 5

Huntington County Baseball has released its standings for weeks 4 and 5 of play.

Clemente League
The Clemente League has posted scores for games from May 22 through June 4.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Summer Leagues

Wednesday High School Development
Men's High Game: EJ Tackett, 240; Adam Fruit, 234; Mel Fruit Jr., 223.
Men's High Series: EJ Tackett, 653; Mel Fruit Jr., 640; Adam Fruit, 639.
Women's High Game: Stacey Hebert, 236; Elizabeth Bischoff, 195; Alex Rittenhouse, 193.
Women's High Series: Stacey Hebert, 625; Elizabeth Bischoff, 557; Alex Rittenhouse, 507.
Top Teams: Adam Fruit, 19-5; Trent Kline, 15-9; Alex Rittenhouse, 14.5-9.5.

PAL announces results from week 5

The Huntington County Police Athletic League has announced results from week 5 of play.

Coach's Pitch League
On Tuesday, June 2, Bailey-Love Mortuary beat Fredrick's Photography 11-4

Metro Kiwanis flew past El Shaddai Screen Printing 15-5.
I.M.I. Inc. trumped Zay Leasing 13-4.

On Thursday, June 4, Bailey-Love Funeral Home powered over I.M.I. Inc., 25-8.

Frederick's Photography skated past Zay Leasing 8-2.
F.O.P. 77 fell to El Shaddai Screen Printing 25-6.

HNHS' Hurlburt misses all-state track honor by narrowest of margins

By the narrowest of margins, Huntington North High School senior Alyssa Hurlburt missed all-state honors in the long jump at the Indiana High School Athletic Association Girls' State Track Meet on Saturday, June 6.

Hurlburt pulled off a personal best jump of 17 feet, 4 inches to match with freshman Ayren Cobb of Benton Central for the ninth-best effort, but lost the final all-state placing on the tie-breaker of each girl's second best effort.

Rebecca Neville of Merrillville won the event with a leap of 19-01.75.

Drabenstot's last HS competition a success as HNHS senior makes all-state with fourth place

Rex Drabenstot made his last competition as a high school athlete a successful one as the Huntington North High School senior earned an all-state track medal by placing fourth in the shot put at the Indiana State High School Athletic Association Boys' State Meet on Friday, June 5.

Coming off his regional championship last week, Drabenstot launched a throw of 57 feet, 1 inch on the fifth of his six attempts to claim his all-state honor.

Hamilton, Tackett lead HNHS golfers to regional

Sophomores Neal Hamilton and EJ Tackett fired rounds of 76 and 78, respectively, on Friday, June 5, at the Huntington North Boys' golf Sectional Tournament to lead Huntington North into regional play next week.

The Vikings fired a score of 321 to place second behind champion Norwell and earn one of three team regional tickets to Muncie next Friday.

Norwell recorded a score of 300 to easily out-distance Huntington North, with Bellmont placing third among 13 teams with a 327.

Sliding home


Photo by Matt Murphy.

Anna Nevil of Metro Kiwanis slides into home on Tuesday, June 2, during action in the PAL Coaches Pitch League.

Cruising in


Photo by Matt Murphy.

Alex Wall of Metro Kiwanis (right) looks quite pleased with himself as he cruises into a base during action on Tuesday, June 2, in the PAL Coaches Pitch League.

Huntington County Baseball results

Huntington County Baseball has released results and standings for week 4 of play. In addition, several leagues have results from previous weeks.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Summer Leagues

Wednesday High School Development
Men's High Game: E.J. Tackett, 270; Zac Tackett, 258; Adam Fruit, 230.
Men's High Series: E.J. Tackett, 708; Zac Tackett, 675; Adam Fruit, 610.
Women's High Game: Sierra Rice, 208; Lesley Love, 190; Stacey Hebert, 181.
Women's High Series: Sierra Rice, 594; Eleni Newsome, 502; Elizabeth Bischoff, 498.
Top Teams: Adam Fruit, 15-5; Alex Rittenhouse, 12.5-7.5; Mel Fruit Jr., 11-9.

Homestead pitcher shackles HNHS on two hits in sectiomal championship

Huntington North Hgih School batter Billy Ray gets out of the way of a high and tight pitch agianst Homestead in the championship game of the Homestead Sectional Baseball Tournament on Monday, June 1. The Vikings lost 5-1.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

The Huntington North High School baseball team got just two hits and lost to Homestead in the championship game of the Homestead Sectional Baseball Tournament, 5-1, on Monday, June 1.

Things started off great for the Vikings as leadoff batter Jamon Hammel opened the contest with a home run to give HNHS a quick 1-0 lead, but Spartan hurler Charles Weaver allowed only one other hit - a single by Taylor Harris - in seven innings to put 24-3 Homestead into the regional.

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