MVNU tops HU soccerwomen

Huntington University midfield Matea Knispel battles against several Mount Vernon Nazarene University players in action Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 18, at King Stadium. The Foresters lost, 3-1.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington University women’s soccer team got defeated by visiting Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 3-1, on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

After a scoreless opening half, the Cougars tallied their trio of goals in the second, scoring them in unanswered fashion. The Foresters managed to get on the board at the 67:42 mark, but it was too little, too late.

Huntington, 4-11, 1-5 in the Crossroads League, was paced by Matea Knispel, who scored the lone Forester goal. Courtney McKown assisted on the score. The Foresters finished with 12 shots, seven of which were on goal.

MVNU blanks HU soccermen

The Huntington University men’s soccer team got blanked by host Mount Vernon Nazarene University, losing 3-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

After a scoreless opening half, the Cougars tallied their trio of goals in the second.

The Foresters, 8-5-3, 3-2-2 in the Crossroads League, logged 12 shots, seven of which were on goal. Miguel de Sousa and Jake Erlandson each registered two scoring looks.

Gabe Greenfield went the distance in goal for Huntington, surrendering the three Mount Vernon scores to take the loss. He also recorded three saves.

HU spikers fall in 4 to Taylor

The Huntington University volleyball team fell to host Taylor University, 1-3, on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

The Foresters gutted out a 28-26 win in the opening set, but lost by scores of 10-25, 13-25 and 19-25 in the ensuing frames to drop the match.

Huntington, 9-21, 5-9 in the Crossroads League, was paced by sophomore Paige Eakright, who produced 11 kills. Brandy Michie and Lindsay Ingenito both added eight kills. Jenna Tacosik helped facilitate the scoring with 20 assists. She also got in on the scoring herself with a pair of aces.

Mark D. Fisher

Mark Douglas Fisher, 35, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at 5:41 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Fisher graduated from Huntington North High School in 2001 and worked at Koch Nitrogen Co. in Huntington for 10 years. He also worked in security at CF Industries in Huntington. He was head coach for the Whitko High School varsity baseball team for six years, and he was a baseball coach for the Summit City Sluggers.

He was born Dec. 25, 1982, in Huntington to Doug and Tina (Laurie) Fisher. They survive in Huntington.

Terry R. Sommers

Terry Ray Sommers, 64, of Andrews, IN, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at 3:33 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Sommers worked as a millwright for Ford Motor Company Lincoln Division for more than 30 years, retiring in November 2008.

He was born April 4, 1954, in Battle Creek, MI, to Eugene L. and Patricia Erskin Sommers. He married Sue Ellen Stallings on Nov. 28, 1974, and she survives.

Thomas Richhart

Thomas Richhart, 68, of Huntington, died Oct. 16,  2018, at Heritage Pointe in Huntington.

Mr. Richhart graduated from Huntington High School in 1969. After serving in various capacities for companies in his career, he retired from working in 2010 with nearly 30 years at ITT.

He was born April 12, 1950, in Detroit, MI, to Robert Richhart and Peggy Head Duvall. His wife of 39 years, Janet, preceded him in death.

Charles A. 'Chuck' Slagal

Charles A. "Chuck" Slagal, 74, of rural Lagro, IN, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at 3:59 p.m., at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Slagal worked at General Tire in Wabash, retiring in 2008 after 43 years. He was a member of the Lagro American Legion Post 248, and was a life member of the Wabash Moose Lodge.

He was born Jan. 25, 1944, in Wabash to Albert Fred and Mary Waggoner Slagal. He married Rebecca "Becky" Baker France at the Lagro American Legion on Oct. 30, 1993, and she survives.

Angela 'Angie' Cook

Angela “Angie” Cook, 49, of Gas City, IN, and having family in Warren, IN, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at 12:39 p.m. at Marion General Hospital.

Mrs. Cook was the manager at McClure Oil.

She was born July 26, 1969, in Marion to John Myers and Candace Ruth Sanders. Her father, John (Dana) Myers, survives, as does her mother, Candace (Charles) Sanders. She married Jeff Cook on Aug. 18, 2016, and he also survives.

List events for week of Oct. 22-26 at Huntington County Senior Center

Here is a listing of events happening in October at the Huntington County Senior Center:

Monday, Oct. 22

• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24

• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Huntington Parks & Rec Dept. sets Pumpkin Hunt for Oct. 24 at fairgrounds

Huntington Parks & Recreation Department will have its annual Pumpkin Hunt on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall on the Huntington County Fairgrounds and at nearby Hier’s Park, 547 S. Briant St., Huntington.

Activities for kids begin at 7 p.m.

Visit huntington.in.us or call 358-2323 ext. 2502 for more information.

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