Johnson sparks HU women harriers to Baker Invite win

Senior and Huntington native Lauren Johnson led the Huntington University women's cross country team to a victory in their own E. DeWitt Baker Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Huntington University cross country course.

Johnson took first place overall, running the course in 18:29.

Three other Foresters placed in the top 10. Krystal McHenry came in fourth, with a time of 21:35; Molly Shirey placed fifth in 21:43; and Bradie Vance ended in eighth in 22:12. Emilee Green wrapped up the scoring for HU by finishing 18th in 24:01.

Smelser stars but HU volleyball team falls to Marian

Brittany Smelser led the Huntington University volleyball team with 14 kills and 15 digs, but to no avail, as the Foresters lost to Marian in five sets, with scores 25-21, 11-25, 26-24, 20-25, 12-15, on Saturday, Oct. 3.

In addition to Smelser, other HU standouts included Amanda Meyers, with nine kills, five digs and one ace; Denise Lehman with 18 digs; and Alyssa Schroeder, who had 35 assists.

The volleyball team dropped to 10-9 on the season as a result of the match.


HU men's soccer falls to Taylor in double OT

In a match that went into double overtime, the Huntington University men's soccer team was edged by host Taylor, 2-1, on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Taylor Zeman scored the goal for the Foresters, and goalkeeper Kevin Keske had five saves.

Despite the loss, HU had 15 shots on goal compared to Taylor's nine.

The game brought the Foresters' record down to 8-5 in the season. HU remains winless in the Mid-Central Conference.


HU women's soccer team loses to Siena Heights

Goalkeeper Amy Tavierne had 11 saves, but the Huntington University women's soccer team couldn't stop Siena Heights, losing 2-0 on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Siena Heights had more shots on goal than the Foresters, 30 to eight, respectively.

Saturday's match took the Foresters down to 3-8 in the season.


Riverview seventh grade football team lost to Lakeview in OT

The Riverview Middle School seventh grade football team fell to Lakeview Middle School in Warsaw, 18-12, in overtime on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Drew Fawcett led the offense with 63 rushing yards, and Austin Tester and Shawn Renz each had five tackles to bring up the defense.

Riverview's eighth grade team was shut out by Warsaw 48-0.

Both teams play Whitko Middle School on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. at Whitko High School.


Daniels leads Lady Eagles past Fort Wayne Falcons

With 16 kills, Rebecca Daniels led the Huntington Lady Eagles varsity volleyball team to victory over the visiting Fort Wayne Falcons in four games, with scores 25-15, 20-25, 25-11, 25-12 on Thursday, Oct. 1, at Horace Mann Elementary School.

In addition to the kills, Daniels had a total of 21 digs, nine blocks and two aces.

Other team leaders included Marina Stoffel, with 28 digs, seven kills and four aces; and Kelsey Featherston, with 18 digs, seven assists, eight kills and five aces.

Thursday's match brought the Lady Eagles to a 14-1 season record.


Lady Eagles V-Ball team goes to 15-1 with win over MCAC Wildcats

The Huntington Lady Eagles varsity volleyball team defeated the visiting MCAC Wildcats in five games, with scores 25-22, 25-19, 23-25, 17-25, 15-4 on Friday, Oct. 2, at Salamonie School.

Standouts for the Lady Eagles included Kelsey Featherston, with 20 digs, nine kills and 13 aces; Marina Stoffel, with 21 digs, six kills and eight aces; and Rebecca Daniels, with 24 digs, nine blocks and 17 kills.

Friday's game brought the Lady Eagles' record to 15-1.

The junior high Eagles lost their match and have a 2-5 season record.


Eleanor N. Leonhardt

Eleanor Naomi Leonhardt, 95, of Lagro, IN, and a native of Huntington County, IN, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at 9 p.m. at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center, LaFontaine,

Mrs. Leonhardt, a 1932 graduate of Bippus High School, had lived in Lagro most of her life. She was a cook at Lagro High School and then at Sharp Creek Elementary School for 37 years. She was a member of the Lagro United Methodist Church, Church Guild of Lagro, Women's Club of Wabash and Winchester Senior Center. She was a 50-year member and a past matron of the Order of the Eastern Star in Wabash.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Monday Industrial
Men's High Game: Bill Moyer, 215; Cory Johnson, 204; Shawn Taylor, 190.
Men's High Series: Bill Moyer, 619; Cory Johnson, 514; Don Bauer, 504.
Women's High Game: Sarah Johnson, 174; Kay Bishop, 154; Sharon Rupert, 149.
Women's High Series: Sarah Johnson, 467; Kay Bishop, 418; Sharon Rupert, 388.
Top Teams: Team #2, 9-3; Team #1, 7-5; Team #4, 6-6.
Most Over: Sarah Johnson, +101; Bill Moyer, +46; Dale Rice, +44.

Lady Viking booters fall to Richmond

The visiting Richmond Red Devils proved to be too much for the Huntington North High School girls' soccer team on Saturday, Oct. 3, shutting out the Lady Vikes 3-0.

Saturday's loss brought the team's season record to 6-9.




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