RMS, CMS split track meets in big ways

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade girls' track team slammed its Crestview counterpart 77-31 at Riverview on Tuesday, April 13.

Jessie Earhart led the way for the Raiders with wins in the 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes.

Jacobs win four events to lead Riverview eighth grade track team past Crestview

Dan Jacobs won four events to lead the Riverview Middle School eighth grade boys' track team past Crestview Middle School 65-44 at Riverview on Tuesday, April 13.

Jacobs took the gold in the 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes as well as the high jump. Riley Velez backed up Jacobs with wins in the shot put and discus and was part of the 1600-meter relay. Christian Little also won two events.

County election board to take no action on time-date stamp complaint

The Huntington County Election Board will take no action on a complaint alleging fradulent action by the Huntington County Clerk.

"There is no proof of any fraud on the part of the clerk and her staff," Election Board President Carmen Oswalt announced after leaving the meeting room for a private discussion with the second board member, Carol Grove.

Huntington Common Council passes new sign ordinance

Signage regulations for businesses and residences will change as the Huntington Common Council enacted Ordinance 4-C-10, also known as the "sign ordinance" at its meeting on Tuesday, April 13.

The measure passed 6-1 with Councilman Steve McIntyre voting against.

Sarah E. Kaufman

Sarah E. Kaufman, 76, of Magnolia, TX, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at 10:10 a.m. at her home.

Mrs. Kaufman had moved to Texas in 1997 and had worked at Burger King for several years before her retirement.

She was born June 15, 1933, in Columbia City to Joel H. and Dora E. Hile Crumpacker. She married Donald E. Kaufman on Oct. 2, 1959, in Chicago. Her husband preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1996.

HU baseball team drops below .500 with twin losses to Bethel

The Huntington University baseball team dropped a pair of games to host Bethel, 1-0 and 7-3, on Tuesday, April 13, to drop under a .500 record on the season.

Bethel scored the only run of the first game after HU pitcher Mitch Bowers walked Tony Buns to start the game. Buns then stole second and advanced to third on a fielder's choice before Bowers was called for a balk, allowing Buns to score.

Bowers took the loss for Huntington despite giving up only the one run on two hits and two walks, with six strikeouts.

HU golfers have second day comeback to win Taylor Invitational

After trailing Saint Francis by two strokes, the Huntington University golf team finished the second day of the Taylor University Invitational with a 293 to win the invitational with a total of 611 on Tuesday, April 13.

Cory Powell led the way for the Foresters with 69 on the second day to grab medalist honors with a149. Jordan Dawes backed him up with 151 and Mickey Belt had a 154.
Matt Wilson and Josh Teulker helped the HU cause with 157 and 165, respectively.

Powell and Dawes were named to the all-tournament team.

HU softball team wins opener in 11, splits doubleheader with Bethel

It took 11 innings, but the Huntington University softball team defeated Bethel 3-2, but then went on to lose the second game 4-2 in a doubleheader on Tuesday, April 13.

In the opener, the Foresters found themselves down 1-0 at the beginning of the seventh inning after having just one hit for the earlier part of the game. However, Kate Dwyer had an RBI-triple that drove in Katie Bowers to tie the game and send it into extra innings.

Matthew B. Randall

Matthew B. Randall, 26, of Bluffton, IN, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Randall had worked as a car salesman in Huntington and a window salesman at New Look in Fort Wayne. He attended Bluffton High School and was a part of Life Community Church, Bluffton.

He was born Feb. 28, 1984, in Franklin. He is survived by his father, Brian Studtman, of Michigan City, and his mother, Marianne Randall (James) Barnes, of Bluffton. He married Dana Johnson, who survives.

Vikings get bombed late, lose to Concordia 11-4

Andrew Doctor slides back into first base after taking a big turn in action against visiting Concordia on Wednesday, April 14.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

Visiting Concordia Lutheran tallied eight runs in the last three innings to knock down the Huntington North High School baseball team 11-4 on Wednesday, April 14.

The Vikings, 7-3, held a 4-3 lead heading into the fifth inning before the Cadets tied it in the frame, scored five more runs in the sixth inning and added two more in the seventh.

Kendall Whitman had two of the Vikings' six hits in the game and finished with three runs batted in to lead the HNHS offense. Ethan Bartrom also had two hits.

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