Landis scores 25 as Eagles basketball squad beats WACHE

Jed Landis scored 25 points to lead the Huntington Eagles varsity basketball team to a 55-42 victory over the visiting Wells Area Christian Home Educators Warriors on Friday, Nov. 20.

The Eagles outscored the Warriors enough in both the first and second quarters to hold them off despite being outscored in the final two quarter.

In addition to his scoring spree, Landis also had five rebounds and eight steals.

Lady Eagles beat WACHE on hardwood

The Huntington Lady Eagles varsity basketball team defeated the Wells Area Christian Home Educators Lady Warriors 42-18 on Friday, Nov. 20.

The Lady Eagles dominated the match, shutting out the Lady Warriors in the first quarter and maintaining the lead throughout the match. At halftime, the score favored Huntington 21-4.

The Lady Eagles were led by Catherine Weaver, who netted 17 points. Rebecca Daniels had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Jenna Cleaveland added eight points.

 

Kissell leads Eagles elementary hoop team to win over WACHE

Ian Kissell scored 16 points, 12 in the third quarter alone, to help the Huntington Eagles 12U basketball team defeat the Wells Area Christian Home Educators Middle School Warriors 31-12 on Friday, Nov. 20.

The Eagles controlled the first three quarters of the match, shutting out WACHE in the first quarter and allowing only two points in each the second and third quarters. However, the Warriors gained the upper hand in the fourth, shutting down Huntington 8-0.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Friday Night Mixed Men's High Game: Chris Trainer, 227; Andrew Rittenhouse, 219; Ron Rittenhouse, 214.
Men's High Series: Chris Trainer, 652; Andrew Rittenhouse, 571; Bill Kusler, 564.
Women's High Game: Angie Tackett, 233; Julie McCune, 205; Tara Trainer, 190.
Women's High Series: Angie Tackett, 618; Julie McCune, 588; Brandie Roberts, 544.
Most Over: Julie McCune, +84; Chris Trainer, +55; Tony Shockome, +52.
Top Teams: High Rollers, 45-15; Ball Breakers, 37-23; Young Balls & Bags, 36-24.

Frank's 18 and 20 lead Eagles 14U past Northwest

Trey Frank had 18 points and 20 rebounds to take the Huntington Eagles 14U basketball team to a dominating 42-13 victory over the host Northwest Warriors on Saturday, Nov. 21.

The Eagles pounded the Warriors, outscoring the hosts in every quarter.

In addition to Frank, Huntington game leaders included Brooks Hitzfield with 11 points and seven rebounds and Clay Sickafoose with six points and seven rebounds.

 

Eagles 12U basketball team loses to Northwest

The Huntington Eagles 12U basketball team fell to the host Northwest Warriors 36-27 on Saturday, Nov. 21.

The Eagles were outscored by the Warriors in each quarter except for the third.

Ian Kissell led Huntington with 11 points. Brandt Hitzfield had seven points and six rebounds, and Bruce Hitzfield had six points and 10 rebounds.

 

Alvada H. Snyder

Alvada H. Snyder, 91, of Estero, FL, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Snyder was a homemaker.

She was born Aug. 27, 1918, in Greenbriar County, WV. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Snyder.

Survivors include three sons, Neil (Carol) Snyder, of Huntington; Joe (Vicki) Snyder, of Anderson; and Kevin Snyder, of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Candy (Ken) Zimmerman, of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Council shoots down two revenue proposals; mayor says more layoffs in store

Huntington Common Council members Erv Ebersole and Brooks Fetters (from left, backs to camera) listen as Huntington resident Mark Krumanaker discusses a proposed trash fee during a packed public hearing Monday, Nov. 23, at Heritage Hall.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

A shocked Mayor Steve Updike was left trying to figure out what to do next after the Huntington Common Council on Tuesday, Nov. 24, shot down both of his proposals for keeping the city from drowning in red ink.

"I am just overwhelmed," Updike said as he stood in his office following the two-hour council meeting. "I am speechless. I thought that vote was in."

The result, he says, will be the loss of more city employees.

"Layoffs are coming," Updike said. "I have to save money.

Markle council to have Wells County GIS access

The November Markle Town Council meeting was filled with routine business.

The council agreed to pay $452.60 to Wells County in order to have access to the GIS system Wells County is looking into purchasing. Upon payment, Markle will have full access to all of the data the system offers, which helps with economic development activities.

Half of Markle lies in Wells County.

Steve Palmer

Steve Palmer, 60, of Angola, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Palmer was employed as a skilled maintenance programmer and an industrial X-ray technician for several companies. He graduated from Huntington North High School in 1967 and attended Huntington University and Purdue University.

He was born Dec. 19, 1948, to Glenn "Arch" and Imogene Amick Palmer. His father survives at Barbee Lake, near Warsaw. He married Linda Jones on June 3, 1972. His wife survives.

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