Soccermen's season ends with 1-0 tourney loss

The season came to an end for the Huntington University men’s soccer team with a 1-0 loss to the University of Rio Grande in the opening round of the NAIA Men’s Soccer Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 23, in Rio Grande, OH.

The Foresters, 15-5-3, were limited to just three shots by the Red Storm, who countered with 15 shots of their own, five of which were on goal. Rio Grande tallied what proved to be the game’s only goal at the 37:41 mark in the first half. Ewan McLauchlan scored off a pass from Sebastian Borquez to give the Red Storm a lead that would stick.

Double, Colclesser lead Lady Vikes past Whitko

Taylor Double scored 14 points and Reece Colclesser added 11 to lead the Huntington North High School girls’ basketball team to a 56-11 thumping of host Whitko on Friday, Nov. 22.

The Lady Vikings, 4-1, jumped off to an 11-2 lead after the first quarter and took a 22-6 advantage into halftime. They threw up a blank wall at Whitko in the third quarter to lead 38-6 heading into the final frame.

Colcesser added four steals to her statline for the night, and Meg McDonald and Bayleigh Double each had three assists.

HU soccermen get shootout win in nationals opening round

Junior goalkeeper Gabe Greenfield came up huge as the Huntington University men’s soccer team squeaked past Cardinal Stritch, 2-0 in overtime, on day one of the NAIA National Championship opening round at Rio Grande, OH.

Greenfield blocked the first two penalty kicks, then Cardinal Stritch hit the crossbar on its next two shots, while Caleb Sexton and Jake Erlandson were finding back netting for HU to move the Foresters into tomorrow’s game against No. 10 Rio Grande

HU men 17th at NAIA cross country nationals

The Huntington University men’s cross country team captured 17th place out of 37 teams at the NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championship race on Friday, Nov. 22, in Vancouver, WA.

Robert A. Beavans

Robert Andrew Beavans, 94, of Warren, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at 1:04 p.m. at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

HU'S Stoffel wins NAIA women's cross country championship

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Hannah Stoffel

Hannah Stoffel ran into the Huntington University history books, winning the NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Championship race on Friday, Nov. 22, in Vancouver, WA.

Stoffel, a Huntington native, won the 5K race in impressive fashion. The former Huntington North High School standout clocked in at 17:18.4, which was 16 seconds faster than the race’s runner up, Emily Kearney. Kearney, a senior at Savannah College of Art and Design – Atlanta, crossed the finish line in 17:34.8.

Cynthia A. Sailors

Cynthia  A. Sailors, 59, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at 3:22 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
     
Mrs. Sailors graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1979 and she retired from Northwest Elementary School after five years of service in the lunchroom. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Huntington and was part of the prayer chain at St. Mary’s Catholic Church for many years. She was also a member of American Legion Post 7 in Huntington, where she held the offices of secretary and treasurer.

Lady Vikes suffer first hoop loss of season

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team suffered its first loss of the season, falling to host Carroll, 51-32, on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

The Lady Vikings, 3-1, were in a 9-0 hole after the first quarter that deepened from there. The Lady Chargers enjoyed a 21-10 advantage at the half and increased their cushion to 37-20 by the end of three frames.

Huntington North was paced by Taylor Double, who tallied 10 points, collected six rebounds and recorded three steals.

HGA holds Turkey Tumble Sunday

The Huntington Gymnastics Academy held the Turkey Tumble gymnastics meet on Nov. 17 in the Huntington North High School Fieldhouse.

Many local gymnasts performed at the meet.

Elmer F. Featherston

Elmer F. Featherston, 87, of Angola, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at 12:15 a.m. at Heritage Pointe of Huntington.

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