Fretz throws no-hitter as HU splits with Bethel

Sophomore Meghan Fretz tossed the first no-hitter of her collegiate career and led the Huntington University softball team to a 4-0 triumph in the first game of a doubleheader they spilt with host Bethel on Monday, April 1.

Bethel took the nightcap, 6-2.

Fretz had a perfect game going through four innings of the first game, but an HU error in the fifth and a hit batter in the seventh stopped that possibility. Still the soph struck out five and didn’t walk anyone in her gem.

Brandon L. Olivares

Brandon Lee Olivares, 18, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, March 29, 2019, at 5:38 p.m.

Mr. Olivares was a junior at Huntington North High School and played baseball for Huntington County Baseball at Homier Park from 2007 to 2017.

He was born Feb. 24, 2001, in Fort Wayne to Joe G. Olivares and Teresa Parrett. His mother survives in Huntington.

HU netwomen sweep Holy Cross

The Huntington University women’s tennis team swept host Holy Cross College, 9-0, on Saturday, March 30.

The Foresters, 10-5, posted perfect scores in the three of the six singles matches. Lanae Singleton, Marla Odendahl and Molly Burton won their contests at fourth, fifth and sixth singles, respectively, by margins of 6-0, 6-0. Singleton beat Lily Strailey, Odendahl topped Maggie Mackinnon and Burton dispatched Maggie Borgos.

HU netmen rally back to beat Holy Cross

After getting swept in doubles play, the Huntington University men’s tennis team bounced back with a strong showing in singles action and edged host Holy Cross College, 5-4, on Saturday, March 30.

Facing an 0-3 deficit after the doubles portion of the match, the Foresters proceeded to win the top five contests in singles play to secure the win, their 10th against seven defeats.

HU golfwomen place ninth at Purgatory intercollegiate

The Huntington University women’s golf team shot a 361 and placed ninth at Taylor University’s Purgatory Intercollegiate on Friday, March 29, at Purgatory Golf Course, in Noblesville. The second day of the competition was canceled due to rain.

The Foresters were led by Betsy Schroeder, who fired an 83. Alexandria Maris carded an 85. Rachel Blauert posted a 95. Megan Higgins and Sara Scott rounded out the scoring with a 98 and a 101, respectively.

HU golfmen poat 329 at Taylor invite

The Huntington University men’s golf team posted a score of 329 at Taylor University’s Purgatory Intercollegiate on Friday, March 29, at Purgatory Golf Course, in Noblesville. The second day of the competition was canceled due to rain.

The Foresters were paced by Logan De Maa, who fired a 79. Cale Carr shot an 82. David Beck and Andrew Weisheit each carded an 84. Nick Whitney rounded out the scoring with an 87.

HU trackwomen eighth at Centre College Invite

The Huntington University women’s track team finished eighth at the Centre College Invitational on Saturday, March 30.

Jessica Chojnacki claimed third for the Foresters in the 800-meter run by clocking in at 2:33.90, with Olivia Von Gunten on her heels to finish fourth in 2:34.01. Von Gunten also competed in the 400-meter dash, where she placed sixth in 1:04.37.

HU men's track team sixth at Centre College Invitational

The Huntington University men’s track team placed sixth at the Centre College Invitational on Saturday, March 30.

Avniel Barrow was the Foresters’ main point-getter, claiming second in the 100-meter dash in :11.48 and seventh in the 200-meter dash in :23.85. He, along with Andrew Zachary, Heath Atkins and Peyton Depriest, earned their team’s only gold by winning the 400-meter relay in :43.29.

Wilhelmina 'Willie' Penn

Wilhelmina “Willie” Penn, 102, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, March 29, 2019, at 8:40 p.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington.
Mrs. Penn was a homemaker.

She was born Aug. 10, 1916, in East Falmouth, MA, to Joseph and Anne Pine Ferriera. She married Clayton Penn Sr., and he preceded her in death on April 23, 2002.

Lincoln R. Brundige

Lincoln R. Brundige, 82, of Roanoke, IN, died Friday, March 29, 2019.

Mr. Brundige served in the 122nd Indiana Air National Guard Air Force Unit and was called to duty in Europe from 1962 to 1963 for the Berlin Crisis. He retired from Dana Corporation in Fort Wayne after 43 years. He worked part-time on Airstream travel trailers for Howard Herron. He was active in Masonic Lodge 195, of Roanoke, where he was a past master, and was also active in Mizpah Shrine and Scottish Rite and attended Emmanuel Community Church.

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