SHIP to hold ‘Medicare 101’ session for Seniors

Seniors who are trying to keep up with all the changes in Medicare are invited to a Medicare 101 session Monday, Nov. 13, at 1 p.m. at the Huntington County Council on Aging.

Ben Hudson, Huntington’s SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) representative, will be at the Senior Center to take Seniors through the basics of Medicare.

He will also answer questions to help them make informed decisions and chart their own course.

To register for this free seminar, call 359-4410. The Senior Center is at 500 MacGahan St.

Library offers 2 food workshops on Nov. 16

The Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library will offer two workshops focusing on food.

Teens can make their own versions of candy sushi and sugar cookie pizza on Nov. 16 at 4 p.m. The program is free and registration is not required.

Adults can learn to make festival cheeseballs during a class offered on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m.

Attendees can choose to make one of several holiday-themed cheeseballs to take home, using ingredients and recipes supplied by the library.

No registration is required.

Jeanne N. Eckert

Jeanne Margaret Eckert, 97, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Nov. 3, at 9:38 a.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Eckert was a 1938 graduate of Huntington High School. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the Rosary Sodality and Psi Iota Xi sorority. She had volunteered at the Huntington Memorial Hospital for several years.

She was born Oct. 29, 1920, in The Village of Deposit, NY, to John M. and Margaret P. Emig Galleher. She married William J. D. Eckert on Aug. 13, 1942, at St. Mary Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 2009.

HU spikers' season ends with loss to Grace in CL Tourney

The season came to an end for the Huntington University volleyball team with a 1-3 loss to host Grace College in the quarterfinals of the Crossroads League Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 4.

With the loss, the sixth-seeded Foresters finish the season 13-21, 7-11 in league play. The Lancers, seeded third, improve to 21-14, 12-6 in league action, and will face second-seeded Indiana Wesleyan University in the tournament semifinals on Nov. 8.

After gutting out a 27-25 win in the opening set, Huntington fell in the following three frames by scores of 18-25, 20-25, 15-25.

3rd-ranked SAU wallops HU in CL Tourney semis

The fourth-seeded Huntington University women’s soccer team proved to be no match for top-seeded Spring Arbor University, losing 7-0 to the host Cougars in a Crossroads League Tournament semifinal game on Saturday, Nov. 4.

Spring Arbor, ranked third nationally, scored four goals in the opening half and three more in the second to improve to 18-1-1, 8-0-1 in league play. The win sends the Cougars to the tournament’s championship game, where they’ll take on second-seeded Marian University on Nov. 11.

With the loss, Huntington finishes the season 10-8-2, 5-3-1 in conference.

Foresters' soccer season ends at penalty kick line

An upset bid by the fourth-seeded Huntington University men’s soccer team versus top seed Spring Arbor University came to an end at the penalty kick line, where the Cougars topped the Foresters, 5-3, in a Crossroads League Tournament semifinal game on Saturday, Nov. 4.

With the loss, the Foresters finish the season 10-4-5, 5-2-2 in league play. The Cougars, 16-3-1, 8-1 in conference, advance to the tournament’s championship game, where they’ll face
second-seeded Grace College on Nov. 11.

Fashions for the Arts


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Sandy Wilfong models an outfit at the LaFontaine Arts Council Fashions for the Arts program at the Forks of the Wabash Historic Park on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 4. The program was a benefit for the arts council's "Arts in Education" programming to school students in Huntington County.

HU women dispatch Aquinas College

Cindy In’t Groen (middle), a sophomore on the Huntington University women’s basketball team, dashes through a hole in the defense during a game against visiting Aquinas College on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Foresters won, 54-43.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington University women’s basketball team dispatched visiting Aquinas College, 54-43, on the second day of the Crossroads League/WHAC Classic on Saturday, Nov. 4.

The Foresters led 13-8 after the first quarter and 25-21 at the half. Coach Lori Culler’s squad upped its advantage to 40-32 by the end of three quarters before nudging it into double digits by the end buzzer.

Huntington, 2-1, got 11 points from sophomore Sarah Fryman and 10 points from junior Casey Morton.

Concordia's Phee rips Foresters for 40 in HU loss

Mason Coverstone (left), a junior on the Huntington University men’s basketball team, drives to the hoop during a game against visiting Concordia University on Saturday, Nov. 4. Coverstone tallied 11 points for the Foresters, who lost, 91-76.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington University men’s basketball team struggled to contain Concordia University’s Connor Phee, who erupted for 40 points in a 91-76 victory for the Cardinals at Platt Arena on Saturday, Nov. 4.

Phee scorched the nets, burying 18 of 22 shots from the field, along with 4 of 6 free throw attempts, to lead all scorers. The senior made it a double-double, corralling 10 rebounds, which helped give Concordia a 52-44 advantage on the glass.

HU women get first win of season

The Huntington University women’s basketball team picked up its first win of the season with a 71-66 effort versus visiting Cornerstone University on the first day of the Crossroads League/WHAC Classic on Friday, Nov. 3.

The Foresters, 1-1, led 18-12 after the first quarter and 32-26 at the half. Coach Lori Culler’s squad enjoyed a 47-39 advantage at the end of three frames and led by as many as 12 in the fourth quarter before settling for the five-point triumph.

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