4-H lists calendar of events for week

Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service - Huntington County office announces the 4-H calendar of events for the week of Feb. 9.

Activities include:

Tuesday, Feb. 9
6 p.m. - Rifle Club meeting, Warren Sportsman's Club.
Wednesday, Feb 10

6:30 p.m. - We Grow 'Em will meet at Faith Chapel. Members are reminded to bring shoes and summer hats for Haiti.

Thursday, Feb 11
7 p.m. - Junior Leaders meeting, Heritage Hall, Hier's Park.
Sunday, Feb 14

2 p.m. - Pistol Club, Family Living Building, Hier's Park.

YMCA to offer seven-week volleyball course

The YMCA of Huntington County has announced upcoming volleyball events.

The YMCA is offering a seven-week course for girls in third through fifth grades that teaches the basic fundamental skills needed to learn the game of volleyball. In addition, girls will be taught competitive drills, individual workouts, games for skill development, along with game strategies.

Gulley to speak at HU Foundation breakfast

Jeremy Gulley.
Photo provided.

Jeremy Gulley, principal of Huntington North High School, will be the featured speaker at the Huntington University Foundation's breakfast on Feb. 10.

Gulley will discuss the school's plans to transform the high school experience for students through rigorous curriculum, relevant instruction and a commitment to building stronger relationships. Gulley will also share his vision for the school's "New Technology" Academy, scheduled to open at HNHS in the fall of 2010.

4-H muzzleloaders begin classes on Feb. 16

The muzzleloader discipline of the Huntington County 4-H Shooting Sports program will begin classes on Tuesday, Feb. 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Sportsman's Club in Warren.

Any youth interested in the muzzleloader discipline must complete the required paperwork, along with parent signatures and permission forms and pay the registration fee no later than the first muzzleloader meeting on Feb. 16.

Youth may also register at the Purdue Extension - Huntington County office prior to the first meeting.

Wrestlers get three regional crowns; six qualify for semi-state

Huntington North High School senior Logan Randle dominates Cody Staggs of Oak Hill in th first round of the Peru Regional Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 6. Randle went on to claim the 112 regional crown.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

The Huntington North High School wrestling team had three champions and three other semi-state qualifiers Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Peru Regional Wrestling Tournament.

Senior Logan Randle at 112 pounds, freshman Sebastian Eckert at 119 pounds and junior Colin Downey at 130 each claimed regional championships to lead the Vikings to next week's Woodlan Semi-State Wrestling Tournament.

Joining them will be teammates Brant Hiple, Alexander Evans and Nick Cooper, who also placed among the top four to qualify.

Senior Beerbower sparks big HU offense in 88-62 pasting of Bethel

Senior Jenna Donaldson goes for two points during the Huntington University women's basketball team's 88-62 win over visiting Bethel on Saturday, Feb. 6.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Courtney Beerbower sparked a big first half and the Huntington University women's basketball team put a hurt on visiting Bethel, 88-62, on Saturday, Feb. 6.

Beerbower, a senior, scored on a put-back and two transition layups in the first few minutes of the contest as HU took a 14-0 lead. After Bethel cut the margin to 19-11 at the 12:22 mark, the Foresters put on an offensive clinic in the remainder of the half, including hitting 6 of 10 from 3-point range, to take a 51-22 lead into halftime.

Phillip C. Freiburger

Phillip C. Freiburger, 87, of Yoder, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at 10:08 a.m. at Bluffton Regional Medical Center, Bluffton.

Mr. Freiburger was a lifelong farmer in Lafayette Township, Allen County. He also worked for General Electric as a wire enameler for over 44 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Roanoke and the Roanoke American Legion Post 160. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in World War II.

Wrestling regional

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Junior Colin Downey of Huntington North High School (top) overpowers Josh Shook of Eastbrook in their match at 130 pounds during the first round of competition in the Peru Regional Wrestling Tournament earlier today, Saturday, Feb. 6.

Results with more photos will be posted when they are available both online and in the Thursday edition of The Huntington County TAB.


Crestview wrestlers shade Peru

Five wrestlers won by pin to carry the Crestview Middle School wrestling team over Peru 33-30 on Thursday, Feb. 4.

Trey Clemons, Tyler Vielleux, Mason Brown, Austin Rosen and Layne Emery all pinned their respective opponents.
Kyle Jolas won by a 2-1 decision.

In exhibition, Clemons, Brown, Rosen, Corbin Clarke and Cole Hale all won by pin. Colten Garrison won by a 12-7 decision.


Two Eagles go double-double in win over Wildcats

With two players hitting the double-double mark, the Huntington Eagles homeschool boys' basketball team handed a solid 72-47 defeat to the visiting MCAC Wildcats on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

After taking a 21-4 lead at the end of the first quarter, Huntington, now 26-3, continued to outplay the visitors, landing a halftime score of 43-18.

Jed Landis scored 28 points and took 11 rebounds, while Samuel Daniels followed with 16 points, 11 rebounds and nine steals. Jonathan Yarde joined the double-digit club with 10 points.



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