Riverview boys sweep East Noble on hardwood

It took an overtime for the eighth-graders, but the Riverview Middle School boys’ basektball teams swept visiting East Noble on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

The Raider eighth-graders won 39-34 in the extra frame contest, while the seventh grade Raiders earned a 32-24 win.

Brayden Vogt scored 11 points, Caden Husband scored 10 points and Lawson Doyle had nine to lead the Riverview eighth grade team.

Riverview jumped out to a 10-2 lead after the first quarter and still held a 15-10 lead at halftime. East Noble led 27-26 after three quarters.

Marian spurt sinks Foresters

Host Marian turned a 10-10 tie after 10 minute into a 51-31 halftime lead on the way to an 89-63 win over the Huntington University men’s basketball team on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

The second of two Caleb Middlesworth triples knotted things at 10-all at 16:36, but from that point on Marian doubled the production of the Foresters on the way to their 17th win in 21 games.

HU dropped to 13-8 on the season, 3-6 in the Crossroads League.

Carl E. Smith

Carl E. Smith, 85, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at 3 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Smith graduated from Huntington High School in 1952 and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was the former owner of Smith’s Garage for 13 years. He served the City of Huntington as a police officer for 20 years. He worked for 16 years with Indiana State Revenue and served as Huntington County auditor for four years.

Robrock to continue career at HU

Photo by Steve Clark.

Maddy Robrock (seated center), a senior at Huntington North High School, signed a letter of intent on Monday, Jan. 14, to continue her basketball career at Huntington University. Present at the signing were her mother, Shaana (seated left), and father, Brad (seated right), and (standing from left) Joanne Green, HU women’s basketball assistant coach; Heidi Lawson, HNHS girls’ basketball head coach; and Lori Culler, HU women’s basketball head coach.

Karen Bass

Karen Bass, 66, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at 11:45 a.m.  at her home.
Ms. Bass graduated from high school and worked as a secretary.

She was born March 10, 1952, in Indianapolis.

There will be no visitation or funeral services.

The online guest book may be signed at www.baileylove.com.

Lady Eagles rain 3s on Lady Vikes

Strong three-point shooting helped host Columbia City stick the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team with a 67-47 loss on Monday, Jan. 14.

The Lady Eagles hit 10 treys in 16 attempts. Olivia Shearer highlighted that showing with a 5 of 7 effort from beyond the arc.

Behind that solid long-range marksmanship, Columbia City took a 16-6 lead in the first quarter, went into the half up 28-20 and took a 54-33 advantage into the final frame.

HU bowlers defend crown at Buckeye Baker Classic

For the second year in a row, the Huntington University men’s bowling team won the Buckeye Baker Classic, held Saturday, Jan. 12, and Sunday, Jan. 13, at HP Lanes, in Columbus, OH.

The tournament format featured 36 Baker games, after which the field was cut to the top eight for match play.

In Baker play, the Foresters posted a score of 6,625, which reflected an average score of 183.56 per game. Match play saw the squad raise its average to 201.75 per game.

HU Bowling women second at Buckeye Baker Classic

The Huntington University women’s bowling team finished second at the Buckeye Baker Classic, held Saturday, Jan. 12, and Sunday, Jan. 13, at HP Lanes, in Columbus, OH.

The Foresters took the lead in the 12-team field by toppling 5,988 pins across the tournament’s 36 Baker games. The team posted an average score of 166.33 per game. Once in match play, the squad stepped up the scoring pace by increasing its average to 176 a game.

Athletics on front burner as HCCSC board talks football field, coach

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.
Robert Prescott

Athletics at Huntington North High School came to the front burner of the Huntington County Community School Corporation’s Board of School Trustees meeting Monday, Jan. 14, as concerns about the football field, and the introduction of a new football coach captured the interest of board members.

John Kriegbaum, of Marion, a grandson of John Philip Kriegbaum, who donated the land for the football stadium in 1927, addressed the board about his concerns over rumors the corporation may try to sell the land.

Andrews Town Council gets ball rolling on street improvement work

The Andrews Town Council got the ball rolling on street improvement projects at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 14.

The board approved a professional services agreement with civil engineering firm Fleis & VandenBrink to supervise the projects.


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