East of Chicago Pizza fund-raiser April 17 for Solid Rock men’s f-ship

The Solid Rock United Methodist Church Men’s Fellowship will hold an East of Chicago Pizza fund-raiser in Warren on Tuesday, April 17, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Proceeds from the event, including all tips, will be go toward local mission projects.

East of Chicago Pizza is located at 111 E. 1st St., Warren.

Huntington North High School to again host its Operation Safe Prom

Huntington North High School will once again host its annual Operation Safe Prom, an event designed to remind students about the importance of making safe and responsible decisions.

Operation Safe Prom will be held in the west parking lot on the campus of Huntington North High School on Friday, April 27, at 10:15 a.m.

This year marks the fourth anniversary of the Operation Safe Prom event being dedicated to Buddy Brennan, a strong advocate who dedicated much time and many resources to the Huntington community and its youth.

Jerome H. Ball

Jerome Harrison Ball, 81, of Long Beach, CA, and a native of Huntington, IN, died after a short illness on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.                                               

Mr. Ball served his country as a United States Intelligence Officer in Germany. He moved to California and spent his life in service to others as a social worker in Long Beach.

He was born June 28, 1936, to James and Zada Sue Padgett Ball.

There will be no calling or services. A private burial will be held at a later date in Green Lawn Cemetery, Greentown.

Geller leads Viking trackboys past Bellmont

Mitchell Geller was a double winner to help lead the Huntington North High School boys’ track team over host Bellmont, 72-60 on Tuesday, April 10.

Geller, a senior, took the 110-meter hurdles in :16.3 and won the high jump at a height of 6-1.

Kicking off their outdoor season, the Vikings had a total of eight wins on the day, with five coming on the track and three in field events.

On the track, Kasey Konz led a three-person sweep in the 400-meter dash, nipping teammate Aaron Hendryx in :54.4 to Hendryx’ clocking of :54.8, with Brock Spahr third in :56.3.

HNHS netgirls open season with win

Braxtyn Maroney, a senior on the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity tennis team, focuses on the ball during her match at second doubles against a twosome from visiting Peru on Tuesday, April 10. Maroney and partner Leann Ringenberg dominated their match, 6-0, 6-1, as the Lady Vikings won their season opener, 4-1.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity tennis team opened its season with a 4-1 rout of visiting Peru on Tuesday, April 10.

In singles play, senior Kassidy Thompson defeated Julia Wedcs in the second match, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3), while junior Tarah Zumbrun dispatched Molly Gray in the third tilt, 6-2, 6-2.

HU SB gets big win in doubleheader split

The Huntington University softball team split a doubleheader with visiting Goshen College, winning big in the first game, 9-1, before losing the second, 6-1, on Tuesday, April 10.

The Foresters shelled the Maple Leafs in the first game. Coach Doug Gower’s squad banged out 12 hits, logging solo tallies in the first and third innings before countering a Goshen score in the top of the fourth with seven runs in the bottom of the frame to craft an eight-run lead that would end the game after five innings.

Amy L. Dalton

Amy L. Dalton, 60, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at her home.
 
Ms. Dalton was a 1975 graduate of Huntington North High School.  She attended St. Mary Catholic School in grade school.  She also attended Florida Southern College after graduation and was a self-employed nail technician.  She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, in Huntington.

She was born Aug. 5, 1957, in Huntington to John P. and Patricia Browne Dalton.

IWU edges HU to end CL streak

Indiana Wesleyan University got the better of the Huntington University baseball team in a pitchers’ duel that resulted in a 1-0 defeat for the Foresters on Tuesday, April 10, at Forest Glen Park.

Huntington pitcher DJ Moore and IWU hurler Caleb Eder squared off over the game’s first seven innings. Of those frames, the first five saw both pitchers shut out the other side. In the top of the sixth inning, though, the Wildcats’ Jordan Wharton smacked a two-out double and plated what would prove to be the game’s only run.

Lady Vikes start softball season with big win

Macy Lange, a junior on the Huntington North High School varsity softball team, catches a pop-up in the Lady Vikings’ season opener against visiting Northrop on Tuesday, April 10. Huntington North won big, 15-5.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School varsity softball team kicked off its season with a 15-5 rout of visiting Northrop in five innings on Tuesday, April 10.

The Lady Vikings, 1-0, were led at the plate by sophomore Kodi Douglass, who registered four hits, two of which were doubles. Senior Kendra Arnold logged two base pokes, one of which was a two-bagger, while sophomore Laney Shaw smacked a home run.

Arnold handled pitching duties for Huntington North, picking up the win.

Vikings top Spartans to go 4-1

The Huntington North High School varsity baseball team posted a 7-1 victory over host Homestead on Tuesday, April 10.

The Vikings, 4-1, scored two runs in the first inning before the Spartans, 1-2, countered with a run in the second. That would prove to be the extent of Homestead’s offensive production for the game, though. Coach Jared Hammel’s squad gave itself some breathing room with solo tallies in the fourth and sixth frames before putting the game out of reach with three scores in the seventh.

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