David G. Gamble

David T. Gamble, 70, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, April 20, 2018, at 10:29 p.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Gamble graduated from Huntington High School in 1966 and served in the United States Army in Vietnam, where he earned the Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars.  He was a lifetime member of Huntington VFW Post 2689 and the American Legion.
 
He was born Oct. 4, 1947, in Huntington, to James and Laura Bradshaw Gamble.  He married Patricia Garrison in Huntington on Jan. 29, 1977, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 19, 2017.

IWU SB shows HU why it's No. 11 in twinbill sweep

Visiting Indiana Wesleyan University showed the Huntington University softball team why it has the number 11 national ranking in a 2-0, 6-1 doubleheader sweep on Friday, April 20.

HU pitcher Lairen Miller gave up just three hits, but was outdone by IWU’s Carlie Weaver, who pitched a one-hit shutout.

IWU scored twice in the second inning, courtesy of a hit and two HU errors, making both scores unearned.

Miller hasd one strikeout and no walks.

Paige Eichelberger got the line HU hit.

Foresters get 'run-off' against Bethel

It was more a run-off than a walk-off for the Huntington University baseball team as senior Jamar Weaver scooted home on a passed ball in the ninth inning to give HU a 7-6 win over visiting Bethel College on Friday, April 20.

The win pushes the Foresters to 12-4 in Crossroads League play as they fight for the top spot.

Lady Vike netgirls suffer first loss of season

Only Kassidy Thompson at second singles earned a win as the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity tennis team dropped a 1-4 decision to visiting Marion on Friday, April 20.

Thompson, a senior, squeaked past Makenzie Nelson, 6-4, 7-6, but the Lady Vikings dropped to 5-1 on the season.

The first doubles team of Macy Wohlford and Jule Nogaj pushed Maria Porter and Elizabeth Wuertley to three sets before falling, 6-4, 5-7, 0-6.

The second doubles team of Braxtyn Maroney and Leann Ringerberg lost 4-6, 0-6, to Courtney Kreischer and Sophia Kitts.

Four Vikings combine on one-hitter in win over Snider

Four pitchers combined on a one-hitter as the Huntington North High School varsity baseball team blanked host Fort Wayne Snider, 8-0, on Friday, April 20.

Levi Bennett went the first 3.1 innings and got the win, yielding the lone Snider hit while striking out three and walking four. Trey Williams then went 1.2 innings, with a strikeout and walk, and Ian McCutcheon and Jarret Gray each pitched an inning, and both got one strikeout.

HNHS JV baseball team splits pair

The Huntington North High School junior varsity baseball team split a pair of games last week,  losing to visiting Concordia Lutheran, 5-1, on Wednesday April 18, and defeating host Logansport, 11-1, on Thursday, April 19.

Matt Schnepp was the winning pitcher in the win over Logansport. He got three hits of support from Bryce Thompson and two apiece from Cameron Foust and Brooks Nicely, with one of Foust’s being a triple and once of Nicely’s being a double.

Schnepp also helped himself by smacking a double.

Nicely took the mound loss against Concordia.

HU softball team splits with SAU

Sophia Beachy racked up three hits to lead the Huntington University softball team past host Spring Arbor University, 5-3, in the second game of a doubleheader on Thursday, April 19.

The Foresters lost the opener, 6-3, as they ran their record to 18-13 on the season, 13-8 in the Crossroads League.

Beachy added a run batted in to her second game heroics for HU and Paige Eichelberger and Audra Klopfenstein added two hits to the cause.

Vikings mercy-rule Apaches with late runs

The Huntington North High School varsity baseball team exploded for 10 runs in the final two innings to wax visiting Wabash, 14-4, on Thursday, April 19.

The Vikings, 6-1, turned a 4-1 advantage into a 9-1 lead with five runs in the fifth inning, then after Wabash scored three runs in the top of the sixth, the Vikings came back with another five-spot to end the game on the mercy rule.

Lady Vike netgirls to 5-0

The Huntington North High School varsity tennis team ran its record to 5-0 with a 4-1 win over visiting Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger on Thursday, April 19.

The Lady Vikings swept the singles matches, led by first singles player Jessica Henline and second singles player Kassidy Thompson both winning easily in straight sets. Henline topped Cassidy Klinker, 6-4, 6-0, and Thompson downed Laura Brust, 6-1, 6-4.

Tarah Zumbrun at third singles pulled out a three-setter against Eden Carrison-Kitch, 6-4, 0-6, 6-3.

Taylor sends Forester baseball team to third straight loss

The Huntington University baseball team suffered a 9-1 loss to Taylor University on Wednesday, April 18, at Forest Glen Park.

After taking a 1-0 lead in the second inning, the Foresters watched the Trojans seize the lead with four runs in the third. The visitors then scored four more runs in the seventh before tacking on an insurance tally in the ninth.

Junior Matt Kunce plated the lone run for the Huntington offense, which finished with 10 hits. Senior Jamar Weaver and juniors Adam Roser and Jake Hansen each produced a pair of base pokes.

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