Eagles' 14U smashes HC middle school

The Huntington Eagles 14U boys' basketball team smashed Huntington Catholic's middle school boys' team 46-19 on Friday, Dec. 11.

The Eagles recorded double-digit scoring in each quarter, while the Rams stayed in the single numbers.

For the Eagles, Clay Sickafoose recorded 19 points, 14 rebounds, six assists and three steals. Brooks Hitzfield had 11 points, three assists and five rebounds and Ian Kissell added 11 points.

Conner Kreider led Huntington Catholic with seven points, and Nathan Pike took home five points.

The Eagles are now 5-3 on the season.

Kokomo nips HNHS frosh girls, 36-34

Despite Allison Graham canning 10 points for the Lady Vikings, the Huntington North High School girls' freshman basketball team fell to host Kokomo 36-34 on Saturday, Dec. 12, in overtime.

In addition to Graham, Kayla Patrick and Brooke Rethlake each scored seven points.

The Lady Vikings are now 8-2 on the season.


Lady Eagles split at Border Battle

The Huntington Lady Eagles varsity basketball team went 1-1 at the Border Battle Tournament for homeschool teams in Indiana and Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Spiece Fieldhouse in Fort Wayne.

The Lady Eagles' first game of the day was a 58-30 defeat over Kalamazoo.

Huntington outscored the Cougars in all but the fourth quarter.

Rebecca Daniels led the Lady Eagles with 17 points and 16 rebounds. Catherine Weaver had 16 points and eight rebounds, and Kaleigh Shultz added 13 points and four steals.

Landis leads Eagles' boys to 3-0 mark at FW tourney

Huntington Eagles standout Jed Landis led the Eagles' boys' varsity basketball team to a 3-0 mark at the Border Battle Tournament for homeschool teams in Indiana and Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Spiece Fieldhouse in Fort Wayne.

In the first match, Huntington defeated Kalamazoo 73-44. The Eagles took double-digit scores in every quarter, and maintained the lead thoughout the match.

Kissell leads Eagles' boys over Rams in basketball

Ian Kissell scored 20 points to lead the Huntington Eagles 12U boys' basketball team to a 37-8 rout of Huntington Catholic's boys' fourth and fifth grade basketball team on Friday, Dec. 11.

The Eagles maintained the lead over Huntington Catholic for the entire game after ending the first quarter with a score of 13-4, despite a non-scoring fourth quarter by the Eagles.

Kissell also added five steals to his point total for the Eagles. Bruce Hitzfield had 13 points, four blocks and four steals, and Levi Johnson took six rebounds.

Every point matters as HNHS frosh boys beat Carroll 42-40

Every point mattered in the Huntington North High School boys' freshman basketball 42-40 victory over visiting Carroll on Friday, Dec. 11.

For the Vikings, Trenton Kern scored 15 points to lead the team. Caleb Richison canned 12 more points and Kalvin Miller added 11.

The Huntington North freshmen are now 2-2 on the season.


Riverview girls split with Marion Justice

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade girls' basketball team defeated host Marion Justice 30-9 on Thursday, Dec. 10.

Alyssa Hiple led the way for Riverview with 12 points. Kaylynn Burnworth added 10 more points.

Thursday's game took the eighth-graders to a 6-1 record.

Riverview's seventh grade girls' basketball team did not fare as well as the eighth graders, falling to Marion Justice 27-17.

Tasha Grover had nine points and Mallorie Burnau had four points.
The seventh-graders are 0-7 on the season.

Riverview boys fall to Marion McCulloch

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team fell to visiting Marion McCulloch 61-28 on Thursday, Dec. 10.

Mitch Hughes and Riley Velez each had eight points for RMS.

The match took the Raiders to a 1-7 record on the season.

Riverview's seventh grade boys' basketball team also fell to Marion McCulloch in a close 37-36 match.

For Riverview, Derek Snyder had 12 points and Braydin Hiple completed 10 points.

Thursday's game took the seventh-graders' record to 1-5 on the season.


Bobby H. Dillion

Bobby H. Dillion, 75, of Fort Wayne, and having family members in Roanoke, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Dillion worked as a stocker with Kroger for 28 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Waynedale Baptist Church.

He was born March 2, 1934, in Ivel, KY, to Sam and Kate Dillion. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Dillion.

John E. 'Jack' McArdle

John E. "Jack" McArdle, 69, of Auburn, IN, and having family members in Roanoke, IN, died Friday, Dec. 11, 2009.

Mr. McArdle and his wife, Karen McArdle, 63, died in a single-vehicle crash in DeKalb County.

Mr. McArdle was an anesthesiologist at DeKalb Memorial Hospital.


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