Waving on high

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Andrews Elementary School students perform a dance number using American flags as props during a Veterans Day program held at the school on Thursday, Nov. 8.

Putting up the decorations

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Town of Warren employees Ty Surfus (left) and Rick Scheiman put up Christmas decorations on the poles in downtown Warren along Wayne Street on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7.

RTL preps for 39th year of Care and Share benefit

Huntington County Right to Life is preparing for its 39th annual Christmas Care and Share program to benefit needy families in the city and county.

Donations of specific items needed for the parents are new rolls of scotch tape, new packages of gift tags, new packages of bows, new rolls of wrapping paper and cash donations to be applied toward the purchase of grocery gift certificates.

Huntington North honors veterans

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Huntington Mayor Brooks Fetters (left) was the keynote speaker at the Huntington North High School Veterans Day program on Friday morning, Nov. 9. Listening at right are Joel (middle) and Margaret Roush, the son and daughter-in-law of the late J. Edward Roush, eight-term United States Representative, who was metioned by Fetters in his speech about Huntington County “kids” who grew up to serve in the military and become heroes.

HU men's soccer team wins program first-ever CT Tournament; advances to NAIA nationals

The Huntington University men’s soccer team brought home the program’s first-ever Crossroads League Tournament championship and punched its ticket to the NAIA National Tournament by outlasting host Spring Arbor University, 2-1, on Saturday, night, Nov. 10.

The sixth-seeded Foresters held on to a 2-1 halftime lead to defeat the top-seeded Cougars, who entered the night with a 16-2-1 record compared to HU’s mark of 9-7-3.

Doi does it for Forester women in win over Judson

Freshman Sara Doi pumped in a career-high 19 points to lead the Huntington University women’s basketball team over visiting Judson, 78-61, on Saturday, Nov. 10.

Doi, a 5-5 guard out of Penn High School, hit 5 of 7 from the field, including 3 of 5 from three-point land, to help HU to its fourth win in five outings.

The Foresters led 18-14 after the first quarter and sent the margin to 38-25 by halftime. They led 60-37 heading into the fourth quarter.

Sarah Fryman, Maddie Richer and sub Erica Zook each scored 14 for Coach Lori Cullers’ squad.

Foresters keep Ness Bros. HOF championship at home

All five starters scored in double figures as the Huntington University men’s basketball team upset NO. 14 Bellevue University on Saturday night, Nov. 10, in the championship game of the Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Tournament.

Tournament most valuable player Tyler Arens scored 23 points as HU won for the fifth time in six outings this season. Arens hit four free throws in the game’s final six minutes to help HU hang on after Bellevue tied the contest at 62-all.

Konner Platt added 17 points, Caleb Middlesworth had 15, Zac Owens had 14 and Nick Macon added 12.

Feeding vets

Photo by Scott Trauner.

United States Air Force veteran Randy Walter gets served breakfast by (front right) Capt. Malcom Jones, of the Huntington County Sheriff's Department, and Det. Matt Teusch, of the Indiana State Police, at the Huntington County Sheriff's Department Veterans Day Breakfast on Sunday morning, Nov. 11, at VFW Post 2689. The annual event is free to all veterans and their families.

National Anthem

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Sandy Funk (front) sings the National Anthem at the Veterans Memorial Service at Memorial Park in Huntington on Saturday morning, Nov. 10. Huntington County Veterans Service Officer Tim Eckert (left) and Huntington Mayor Brooks Fetters are in the background.

Veterans Day Parade

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Members of American Legion Post 7 are bundled up against the cold Saturday morning, Sept 10, as the Veterans Day Parade in Huntington County makes its way to Memorial Park.


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