Varsity Eagles take two of three at Holiday Classic

The Huntington Eagles varsity basketball team participated in the Holiday Classic Home School Basketball Tournament at the Indy Indoor Sports Park in Indianapolis on Saturday, Dec. 5.

The Eagles participated in three different games throughout the day, and won two.

In the first match, the Eagles defeated the Northwest Warriors 54-33.

Norwell stops Riverview girls' basketball teams

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade girls' basketball team lost to visiting Norwell 29-23 on Monday, Dec. 7.

For Riverview, Alyssa Hiple scored seven points, Mikayla Carpenter had six points and Alexa Shoemaker made five points.

Monday's game brought the eighth-graders to a 5-1 record on the season.

The Raiders' seventh grade girls' basketball team lost to Norwell 46-3. The seventh-graders are now 0-6 on the season.

Both teams will visit Marion Justice on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m.


Riverview boys' basketball teams fall to Norwell

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team fell to host Norwell 49-28 on Monday, Dec. 7.

Cameron Kreider recorded eight points for the Raiders.
The eighth grade team is now 1-5 on the season.

Riverview's seventh grade basketball team also lost to Norwell, 51-18.

Derek Snyder led Riverview with 11 points.

The seventh-graders are now 1-3 for the season.


Boilers trump JayHawks in Kim League play

The YMCA Kim League basketball program continued the season's play on Saturday, Dec. 5.

The game of the week was featured in the third and fourth grade division, with the Boilers trumping the JayHawks 26-15.

Rees Zay led the JayHawks, as well as all scorers, with 12 points.

For the Boilers, Austin Spahr had 10 points and seven rebounds, Nick Gonzalez added eight points and Collin Landrum canned six points and had three assists.

In other Kim League action:

Third and Fourth Grade Division
The Hoosiers edged the Spartans 28-21.

Wang leads Otters in SWAC 'Odd Ages Rule' meet

The Huntington-Wells Otters participated in the SWAC "Odd Ages Rule" meet from November 20-22 at South Side High School in Fort Wayne.

The tournament was unique in that the usual ages categories were shifted down one year.

City finds 'stop-gap' to keep 2010 budget in black; seeks long-term solutions

A bare-bones spending plan, concessions from employees and an infusion of cash from city savings accounts may be enough to keep Huntington's 2010 budget in the black -- but more needs to be done, noted Mayor Steve Updike.

"This is a stop-gap; it's not a long-term solution," Updike told members of the Huntington Common Council on Tuesday, Dec. 8. "We're keeping the wheels slowly turning, but we're not answering the long-term question."

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Friday Night Mixed
Men's High Game: Archie Haney, 222; Russell Roberts, 211; Joe McCune, 210.
Men's High Series: Russell Roberts, 596; Archie Haney, 582; Joe McCune, 577.
Women's High Game: Angie Tackett, 237; Julie McCune, 192; Jenny Wehr, 173.
Women's High Series: Angie Tackett, 576; Julie McCune, 510; Rainelle Shockome, 445.
Top Teams: High Rollers, 45-19; Ball Breakers, 41-23; Young Balls and Bags, 36-28.
Most Over: Russell Roberts, +68; Joe McCune, +49; Brent Ruckman, +44.

Miller leads HNHS frosh to first win of season

Kalvin Miller scored 17 points to lead the Huntington North High School freshman boys' basketball team to a 40-29 win over visiting Logansport on Monday, Dec. 7.

Other Viking leaders in the team's first win of the season included Trenton Kern and Austin Garde, who each canned eight points.

The freshmen are now 1-2 on the season.


Tackett leads HNHS boys' bowling team to second title of season

The Huntington North High School boys' bowling team won its second invitational tournament of the season, defeating Mishawaka in the championship round in the Boone Grove Invitational in Hebron on Sunday, Dec. 6.

Huntington North defeated seven other teams to advance to the championship round against Mishawaka. In that round, the Vikings tied Mishawaka 169-all, but came back to win the second and third matches, with scores of 215-203 and 169-159 to win the tournament.

To get to the final match, the Vikings had to win three Baker-style matches after two regular games.

Bischoff top individual, but Lady Viking bowlers fall in championship

Despite Elizabeth Bischoff winning the two-game high score overall with 448, it wasn't enough as the Huntington North High School girls' bowling team fell in the championship match at the Boone Grove Invitational on Sunday, Dec. 6.

The Lady Vikings lost the semifinal match against Crown Point 2-1. However, despite the defeat, Huntington North had a winning record on the day.

In the first two regular-style games, the Lady Vikes rolled 837 and 993, respectively. Elizabeth Bischoff rolled 227 in the first game, and Bischoff followed up in the second game with 221.


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