Mt. Etna UMC to hold trunk or treat Sunday

Mt. Etna United Methodist Church is holding a trunk or treat on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The event is free and will be held rain or shine. The theme is “Noah’s Ark.”

In addition to the trunk-or-treating, there will be games, crafts, photos and food.

The church is located at the corner of Ind.-9 and Ind.-124 in Mt. Etna.

Cemetery Walk


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Huntington City-Township Public Library Indiana Room Director Sarah Kirby talks about the interlocking hearts headstone on the graves of Robert and Doris Herzog during a Cemetery Walk at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery on Saturday, Oct. 19.

Introducing ...


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Interpretive Naturalist Manager Teresa Rody introduces a screeech owl to the audience during a live birds of prey program presented at the Salamonie Lake Campground on Saturday, Oct. 19, as part of the Salamonie Lake Fall Fest.

HU spikers squeak out win over SAU

The Huntington University volleyball team squeaked out a five-set win over host Spring Arbor University on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The Foresters, 14-15 on the year overall and 6-8 in the Crossroads League, looked like they were going to make this a quick one as they won, 25-16, 25-21 in the first two games, but SAU won the next two by identical scores of 25-18, to send the match to a decisive set, which HU won, 15-8.

HU soccer squad sets up CL showdown for top spot

Jake Erlandson and Ben Arnold each scored goals in the second half to lead the Huntington University men’s soccer team past host Taylor University, 2-0, on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The Foresters, 12-3-2 overall and 6-1-1 in conference, will get a chance for a share of the Crossroads League crown when they face Spring Arbor University on Wednesday.

Erlandson got his head on a corner kick by Hunter Jackson in the 61st minute for what proved to be the game-winner. Eighteen minutes later, Arnold buried a ball in the net during a scramble off a corner kick for an insurance tally.

Taylor blanks HU women's soccer team

Huntington University defender Ashtyn Patrick controls the ball against a Taylor University player in action Saturday afternoon, Oct. 19, at King Stadium.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Leading 1-0 at halftime, visiting Taylor University put up three more goals in the second half and beat the Huntington University women’s soccer team on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The loss dropped the Foresters to 4-12 on the season overall, 1-7 in the Crossroads League.

Goalkeeper Maddy Moan made seven saves in the loss.

HU put seven shots on goal in the effort.

USF sweeps HU spikers

The Huntington University volleyball team was swept by host University of Saint Francis on Friday night, Oct. 18.

Falling to 13-15 on the season, the Foresters lost 18-25, 23-25, 17-25.

Offense for the Foresters was spread around, with five different Foresters logging at least five kills. Paige Eakright topped HU with seven, Ty Bynum and Brandy Michie posted six apiece and Jennings Tacosik and Lindsay Ingenito added five kills each.

Tacosik also passed out 26 assists.

Ariene Butler tracked down 22 digs to pace Huntington defensively.

Wiley's winning effort helps Lady Vike harriers advance to semi-state

Huntington North sophomore Addy Wiley is way out front at the Marion Girls' Cross County Regional on Saturday, Oct. 19. Wiley won the individual title easily to help the Lady Vikings advance to next week's semi-state at New Haven.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Addy Wiley’s individual championship helped the Huntington North High School girls’ cross country team grab the fifth and final advancing place at the Marion Girls’ Cross Country Regional on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The Lady Vikes’ sophomore star dashed to the title in 17:53.4 over the 5K course to win by more than 30 seconds over runner-up Abbey Gentz of Woodlan.

Junior Hanna Whitney placed 16th in 20:32.5 as HNHS scored 111 points to earn its spot at the New Haven Semi-State next Saturday, Oct. 26. The score was 19 points better than sixth place Fort Wayne South Side.

Pack running powers Vike harriers to semi-state

Huntington North sophomore Gavin Byerly competes at the Marion Boys Cross Country Regional on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Indiana Wesleyan cross country course. Byerly and the Vikings grabbed the fifth and final advanacing spot to compete next week at the New Haven semi-state.

Pack running was the formula for the Huntington North High School boys cross country team as it grabbed the fifth and final advancing spot at the Marion Boys Cross Country Regional on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The Vikings placed all five scoring runners from 26th through 38th places to tally 148 points to move on to next week’s New Haven Semi-State. The score gave them the final spot by eight points over Eastbrook.

New Haven tops Vike gridders

The Huntington North High School football team lost to host New Haven, 35-7, on Friday, Oct. 18.

New Haven scored a pair of touchdowns in each of the first two quarters, then tacked on another school in the third quarter before Huntington North tallied its lone touchdown, on a  two-yard run by Reid Johnson.

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