Lady Vike soccergirls open with tie

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity soccer team opened the season with a 2-2 tie against visiting Canterbury on Thursday, Aug. 22.

The Lady Vikings, 0-0-1, enjoyed a 2-1 lead going into the half, but the Lady Cavaliers managed to deadlock the contest in the second, forging a tie that would stick.

Sister Lucy M. Vega

Sister Lucy Marie Vega, OLVM, 95, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Saint Anne Community at Victory Noll, in Huntington, IN.

Peru blanks Vike netboys

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity tennis team took one on the chin as it got blanked by host Peru, 0-5, on Thursday, Aug. 22.

The closest the Vikings came to sniffing a win came from the second doubles team of sophomores Jacob Daugherty and Reid Eckert as they pushed the Tigers’ Gabe Becker and Ben Beckner to three sets before falling, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.

In singles, No. 1 player Carson Kitchen absorbed a 2-6, 2-6 loss to Ryan Smith. At second, Thomas Schweller fell to Leif Asrup, 1-6, 1-6, and at No. 3 Mathew Weill lost to Bradley Ryan, 1-6, 0-6.

Alan R. Schlagenhauf

Alan R. Schlagenhauf, 57, of Leesburg, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at 11:42 p.m. at his home after battling cancer.

Mr. Schlagenhauf attended Wawasee High School in Syracuse, graduated from South Adams High School in Berne and attended Huntington College. He was formerly employed at Chore Time Brock in Milford for 17 years, Ron Shortt Pest Control in Leesburg and was the former owner/operator of Alan’s Bait and Tackle in North Webster.  He was a Syracuse Little League coach.

Janet Huffman

Janet Huffman, 83, of Marion, IN, and formerly of Warren, IN, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 in her home.

Mrs. Huffman was a ward secretary at Marion General Hospital for 21 years, retiring in 1998. She was a member of the Born Church in Marion.  She was a supporter of the Rescue Mission, volunteered many hours of service working at local missions, and was a mentor at Marion Community Schools.  She was a former member of the Marion Moose Lodge and the Elks Country Club.  

Willilam Kindel

William KIndel, 68, of Roanoke, IN, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Kindel graduated from South Side High School and attended IPFW at Fort Wayne. He worked as a self-employed truck driver most of his life.

He was born March 4, 1951, in Fort Wayne. He married Rebeccah Smith, and she survives.

Additional survivors are a daughter, Sarah (Kindel) Wheaton; a brother, Jim Kindel; a sister, Sioux Kindel; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Jonathan Paul and Nicholas Steven.

HNHS netboys start with loss

Huntington North's second singles player, Thomas Schweller, serves during his 6-1, 6-0 win over Trey Williams of Warsaw on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at HNHS. The Vikings fell, 2-3.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity tennis team opened its season with a 2-3 defeat to visiting Warsaw on Wednesday, Aug. 21.

The Vikings’ pair of wins came at first and second singles. Sophomore Carson Kitchen dominated the No. 1 match, triumphing 6-0, 6-0, and while junior Thomas Schweller made similarly quick work of his opponent in the second contest, winning 6-1, 6-0.

The third solo tilt saw Matthew Weill fall 6-7 (4-7), 5-7.

HU soccerwomen pick up first win

The Huntington University women’s soccer team picked up its first win of the season, defeating host University of Michigan Dearborn, 3-1, on Wednesday, Aug. 21.

The Foresters, 1-1, jumped out to a 2-0 lead early in the opening half. Avery Giguere found the back of the net unassisted at the 9:15 mark. The sophomore then assisted on a score by Hannah Williams two minutes later.

Birthday party for dog at humane shelter a chance for her to ‘give back’ in a way

Lilly Anne, a rescued Cocker spaniel, will have a party on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Huntington County Humane Shelter from noon to 2 p.m. to celebrate not only her first birthday, but also her recovery from having a serious illness that required thousands of dollars in treatment.
Photo provided.

When little Lilly Anne turns 1, she’ll get a big birthday party bash, not just to celebrate her first year, but to celebrate her recovery from a serious illness. Everyone is invited.

Lilly Anne, a rescued Cocker spaniel, has been the unfortunate definition of a sick puppy, after her first owners surrendered her to the rescue at only 4 months old, when they brought her to a veterinarian for her puppy shots.

Historic Forks to highlight features at Summer Open House on Aug. 27

The Historic Forks of the Wabash, in Huntington, will host a Summer Open House on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

The Summer Open House is an expanded version of the Historic Forks’ Senior Day at the Forks event, an annual outing geared toward Senior Citizens. Increased interest in the park led organizers to open up the event to anyone curious about the Historic Forks’ museum and historic buildings.

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