Parkview Huntington Family YMCA partners with Parks and Rec dept. for 2020 Youth Soccer League

Harper Garrott (left) and Hugo Carlow each have their eyes on the ball during a 2019 fall soccer game. This year’s Community Youth Fall Rec League practice sessions get underway the week of Sept. 7 for leagues 6U and older.
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Parkview Huntington Family YMCA is partnering with Huntington Parks and Recreation Department for the 2020 Huntington Community Youth Soccer Fall Rec League.

The goal of this league is to provide instruction to assist in the development of soccer skills. Age divisions offered for the fall league include 4U, 6U, 8U, 11U and 14U. Athletes in the various age divisions cannot turn the maximum age in the respective division prior to Sept. 1.

Vikings vs. Tigers

Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Jumping up to return the ball to her Warsaw opponents is Lady Vikings volleyball player Maddie Levy. Levy is a senior at HNHS this year. The volleyball team lost to the Warsaw tigers in their Thursday, Aug. 20, match.

Results are in for Huntington North boys’ varsity tennis, Aug. 18 and 19

Swinging his racket to return the ball to his Peru opponent is Huntington North junior Jacob Daugherty. Daugherty competed in singles play against Ben Beckman of Peru at the Tuesday, Aug. 18, match.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity tennis team had a home-court victory against Peru on Tuesday, Aug. 18.

Varsity singles play resulted in one win and two losses, with junior Carson Kitchen winning with 6-3 and 7-5 in his sets against opponent Ian Puffs.  

The Vikings swept varsity doubles play, with partners Noah Zahn and Thomas Schweller, both seniors, winning their sets with scores of 6-1. Chase Mickley and Matthew Weill won against opponents Riley Smith and Reese Smith with scores of 5-7, 6-3 and 6-4.

Lady Vikings Golf results for Aug. 15 through 19; wins against Bishop Dwenger and East Noble

The Lady Vikings golf team traveled to Foster Park for the Concordia Invite on Saturday, Aug. 15, and finished fourth out of 12 teams.
Leading the team and finishing in fifth place overall was Grace Dill with a score of 79. Alex Hoch shot a personal best with a score of 91, and Megan Stephan, Josie Eckert and Carley Roth provided scores of 96, 103 and 106, respectively.

Making the save

Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Diving and trapping the ball for the Huntington North boys’ soccer team is keeper Dominic Cardwell. Cardwell is a junior at HNHS this year. Huntington North boys’ soccer tied their Oak Hill opponents 2-2 during the Thursday, Aug. 20, game.

HNHS soccer teams take loss, win against Snider

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity soccer team traveled to Snider High School on Tuesday,   Aug. 18, resulting in a 3-1 loss, with Gabe Castillo making their goal.  

The HNHS girls’ varsity soccer team played Snider at home on Tuesday, Aug. 18, notching a 4-0 win against their opponents. Lara Steele made two goals, and Addy Wiley and Adalyn Harvey each made one goal.

Bookworm mobile library

Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Waiting for readers to come to the Bookworm mobile library at the Huntington Salvation Army on Thursday, Aug. 20, are librarians Sarah Kirby, and Anna Brinegar. Kirby works at the Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library and Brinegar works at the Markle Branch. Those with a library card are able to check out up to five books at a time, and can return their books to the mobile library or the library drop-off.

Sugar Shot plays at Cottage Event Center in benefit for Roanoke Library

Jen Fisher, of the band Sugar Shot, plays a riff on her guitar during a performance. The band will entertain at The Cottage Event Center in Roanoke on Sept. 25, with a portion of proceeds going to benefit the Roanoke Public Library.
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The Cottage Event Center in Roanoke will resume its schedule of entertainment Sept. 25 using a more social distancing friendly floor plan. The facility’s first event since the Covid-19 shut down will feature Country Rock band Sugar Shot. A portion of the proceeds of the concert will benefit the Roanoke Public Library.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and music begins at 7:30 p.m.

Huntington Co. Community School Corp. Board of Trustees to meet tonight

The Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of Trustees will meet in a regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m. at Salamonie Elementary School, 1063E-900S, Warren.

This is an in person meeting and officials encourage those attending in person to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

The agenda and attachments are now available in BoardDocs by visiting the HCCSC website at www. then clicking on Current School Board Meeting Agenda, then clicking on the date of the meeting and then clicking on view agenda.

Mt. Etna FD hosts fish fry

The Mt. Etna Fire Department will have a fish and tenderloin fund-raiser dinner featuring Dan’s Fish Fry Service on Saturday, Aug. 29.

The drive-through and carryout meal will be served from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the firehouse, located at 6383W-600S.

The cost of the meal includes two sides.


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