HU netmen outlast Taylor

The Huntington University men’s tennis team won a trio of three-setters to push past host Taylor University, 5-2, in the Crossroads League regular season finale on Thursday, Sept. 26.

Rodrigo Manzo at second singles, Diego Tapia at fourth singles and Sebastian Salas at fifth all outlasted their foes to key the Foresters to their fifth win of the season against six losses. Manzo defeated Chase Bremner, 7-6, 5-7, 6-2; Tapia knocked off Salvador Lo Cascio, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1; and Salas beat Andre Danelli, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2.

HU netwomen wrap up CL play with win

The Huntington University women’s tennis team wrapped up the Crossroads League regular season in convincing fashion with a 5-2 win over host Taylor University on Thursday, Sept. 26.

The Foresters, 8-4 overall and 6-3 in the CL, got four wins in singles and swept doubles play.

At first singles, Meg Dolde defeated Katelyn Gray, 6-4, 6-2, and Charlotte Solli at second won 6-3, 6-2 over Julianna Hotmire. Third singles player Lanae Singleton beat Lauryn Riegsecker, 6-2, 7-6, and Morgan Fitzpatrick at fourth singles topped Kiersten Martin, 6-2, 6-3.

Homestead cruises past HNHS soccergirls

Host Homestead scored five first half goals on the way to a 6-0 win over the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity soccer team on Thursday, Sept. 26.

Despite giving up the six goals on the afternoon, Lady Viking goalkeeper Kodi Douglas made 12 saves for the game.

The Lady Vikings fall to 5-6-1 on the season.

HNHS spikers sweep East Noble

The Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team swept visiting East Noble, 3-0, on Thursday, Sept. 26.

Behind wins of 25-12, 25-16 and 25-20, the Lady Vikings upped their record to 9-12, with a 3-0 mark in the Northeast 8 Conference.

The Huntington North offense was led by senior Taylor Reust, who registered 14 kills. Senior Morgan Robrock helped facilitate the scoring with 31 assists. Junior Victoria Myers added two aces.

Myers and Reust also made their presence felt defensively. Myers racked up 18 digs while Reust logged five blocks.

Gass, Christle lead soccerboys past Wayne

Alex Gass and Tyler Christle each scored a pair of goals to lead the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity soccer team to a 7-2 win over visiting Fort Wayne Wayne on Thursday, Sept. 27.

The Vikings, 9-4-1 jumped out to a 4-0 lead after the first half of play and outscored the visitors 3-2 over the final 40 minutes to claim the win.

Gass, a junior, finshed with five points on the afternoon as he also had an assist to go with his goals.

Senior Peyton Miller also had a five-point game as she scored a goal and assisted on three others.

HU soccerwomen fall to Grace

The Huntington University women’s soccer team lost to Grace College, 3-0, on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at King Stadium.

The Lancers scored once in the first half, then tacked on a pair of insurance goals in the second.

The Foresters, 3-6, 0-1 in the Crossroads League, logged six shots, three of which were on goal. Bailey O’Dell, Avery Giguere and Kirstin Byrd accounted for those scoring looks.

Maddy Moan took the loss in goal for Huntington, allowing the three Grace scores while recording five saves.

HU men, Grace play to 2-all draw

The Huntington University men’s soccer team and host Grace College played two overtime periods, but they couldn’t resolve their stalemate and settled for a 2-2 tie on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

The Foresters got off to a hot start, scoring twice in the opening half. Christian Kohen supplied Huntington’s first goal, off an assist from Eric Ocock, at the 34:55 mark. Just under five and a half minutes later, Coach Russ Lawson’s squad struck again, this time with a goal by Jake Erlandson, who got an assist from Caleb Sexton.

Wiley goal leads soccergirls past Wayne

A goal by Addy Wiley lifted the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity soccer team to a 1-0 victory over host Wayne on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Wiley, a sophomore, found the back of the net in the first half. Senior Daphnee Landrum assisted on the score.

Goalie Kodi Douglass made the goal stand up for the Lady Vikings, recording six saves.

With the win, Huntington North improves to 5-5-1.

HNHS netboys triumph over Northrop

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity tennis team triumphed over host Northrop, 4-1, on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

The Vikings picked up half their wins with a sweep of doubles play. In the first match, juniors Noah Zahn and Thomas Schweller logged a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Clayton Jagger and Johnny Tran. The second tilt saw sophomores Matthew Weill and Reid Eckert dispatch Kyle Heller and Dakota Mace with a score of 6-2, 6-2.

Charles B. West

Charles B. West, 78 of Geneva, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Sunday afternoon, Sept. 22, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. West worked at Sterling Casting for 21 years, Corning Glass for eight years and West Disposal Service for nine years. He was a longtime member of the Full Gospel Lighthouse Church in Dunkirk.

He was born July 5, 1941, in St. Charles, VA, to Walter and Rosie Parks West. He married Donna L. Brown on March 25, 1995, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 2018.

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