Robert G. Daugherty

Robert G. Daugherty, 84 of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at 4:30 a.m. at his residence.

Mr. Daugherty was a graduate of Huntington High School. He worked as a crane operator and heavy equipment operator and helped co-found Doc’s Crane with his son. He was a member of American Legion Post 160 for nearly 40 years and Operating Engineers Local 103 for 63 years.

He was born Feb. 4, 1935, in Huntington to Jack and Eva (Dumbauld) Daugherty. He married Barbara J. Johnson in February 1955 in Huntington, and she preceded him in death in 1991.

Viking soccerboys cruise past CC in sectional opener

Huntington North's Ashton Hosler passes the ball to a teammate in action Monday night at the New Haven Boys' Sectional opening round game against Columbia City. The Vikings won, 3-1.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School boys’ soccer team scored three goals in the first half and cruised to a 3-1 win over Columbia City in the opening round of the New Haven Boys’ Soccer Sectional on Monday, Oct. 7.

Seniors Tyler Christle and Peyton Miller and sophomore Brady Henline each put a ball behind the Columbia City keeper in the opening 40 minutes as HNHS improved to 11-5-1 on the season and moves to the Wednesday night game against Fort Wayne South Side.

Harold P. Rich

Harold P. Rich, 94, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at 9:09 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mr. Rich graduated from Lancaster High School in 1943. He worked at Caswell Runyan from 1946 to 1952, at Utah Electronics from 1952 to 1960, where he was chief engineer for the last four years; then worked at Pyle Industries as chief engineer from 1960 to 1989. He was a member of Mt. Etna United Methodist Church and Warren Tractor Club.

HNHS spikers win Southwood Invitational

The Huntington North High School volleyball team won the championship at the Southwood Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 5.

The Lady Vikings, 12-15, defeated Fort Wayne Northrop, 2-1 in the championship match after going 2-1 in pool play to get to that point.

The Lady Vikes beat Goshen, 2-0, lost to Muncie Central, 1-2, and topped Marion, 2-0, in pool play.

The Lady Vikes lost the first contest against Northrop, 23-25, but came back to get wins of 25-15, 15-10.

HU's Schultz tops field at WHAC bowling jamboree

Junior Austin Schultz won individual honors for the Huntington University men’s bowling team on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the WHAC Jamboree No. 1.

The Foresters placed 10th among 13 teams, with Schultz finishing with a score of 853, good for a four-game average of 213.25.

The tourney featured four traditional games and 16 Baker games.

HU knocked down 6,102 pins on the day as a team.

HU women bowlers 6th at WHAC Jamboree

The Huntington University women’s bowling team placed sixth out of 13 teams at the WHAC Jamboree No. 1 on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, MI.

The Foresters scored a total of 5,818 pins for the day, with freshman Kaylie Iorio leading the way with a four-game singles mark of 695 for an average of 173.75.

The one-day tourney consisted of four traditional games and 16 Baker games.

Wiley claims NE8 cross country crown

Addy Wiley, a sophomore on the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity cross country team, blew away the field to win the Northeast 8 Conference championship meet on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Huntington University.

Wiley clocked in at 18:31.9 to beat runner-up Sarah Mahnensmith, of Norwell, by more than 37 seconds, with the Norwell junior clocking in at 19:08.8 to lead her team to the conference crown.

De Maa has career-best at Cougar Classic

Senior Logan De Maa had the best outing of his collegiate career to lead the Huntington University men’s golf team to a seventh-place finish at the Mount Vernon Cougar Classic on Saturday, Oct. 5.

De Maa fired a three-under-par 141 to place second among individuals on the day. He started with an even-par 72 and then turned in a 69 to earn a spot on the all-tournament team.

David Beck finished with a 159 to claim 24th place out of 65 golfers. Nick Whitney carded a 168, Chance Bressler had a 174 and Carter Rosebloom fired a 175 to complete the HU scoring at 642.

Schroeder, Maris lead HU women golfers at Cougar Classic

Betsy Schroeder and Alexandria Maris finished third and fourth, respectively, to highlight the performance of the Huntington University women’s golf team at the Mount Vernon Cougar Classic on Saturday, Oct. 5.

Schroeder turned in scores of 82 for each of the two rounds for a third-place score of 164. Maris was two shots back with a score of 166.

Rachel Blauert turned in a 171 for the Foresters, Katie Springer had a 201 and Lexy Turpchinoff posted a 215.

Niswander leads Viking harriers to fifth at NE8

A top-10 finish by Harrison Niswander helped the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity cross country team place fifth at the Northeast 8 Conference championship meet on Saturday, Oct. 5.

Niswander, a sophomore, crossed the finish line in 16:51.8, which was good for 10th place for the Vikings. Sophomore JT York placed 20th, stepping over the end stripe in 17:13.5. Junior Jordan Rockey finished a few spots after York, taking 23rd in 17:16.1. Senior Isaiah Clampitt and sophomore Greg Miller placed 33rd and 34th, in 17:54 and 17:58, respectively, to cap the Vikings’ score.

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