Bradford nets winner in final minutes as Lady Viking booters win sectional opener

Lady Viking forward Reagan Valenzuela attacks with the ball during the HNHS sectional game against Norwell on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Marion. Valenzuela earlier scored the Lady Vikings' first goal in a 2-1 win.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

Shelby Bradford scored the winning goal in the final minutes of play to give the Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team a 2-1 win over Norwell in the opening round of Marion Sectional Tournament play on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Bradford's looping shot past the Norwell goalie broke a 1-1 tie forged on first half goals by Lady Viking Reagan Valenzuela and Lady Knight Caitlin Ailor.

HNHS goalie Kaylie Dunn made the goal stand up under Norwell pressure, and enables the Lady Vikings to meet Jay County Thursday.

Dunn had eight saves for HNHS, now 9-10.

Making the save

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Huntington North High School goalkeeper Kaylie Dunn grabs the ball as Norwell midfielder Carlie Harnish closes in during sectional play Tuesday night, Oct. 13, at Marion. The Lady vikings won 2-1 and will play Thursday night against Jay County.

Vivas brothers earn No. 1 doubles championship at MCC

Brothers Gonzalo and Martin Vivas became the Mid-Central Conference champions at No. 1 doubles on Saturday, Oct. 10, as the Huntington University men's tennis team participated in the MCC championship.

The duo defeated HU rival Indiana Wesleyan Uni-versity 8-5 in the final match.

Gonzalo Vivas was named to the MCC All-Conference team for the third time in his career.


HU women's tennis fifth at MCC meet

The Huntington University women's tennis team placed fifth at the Mid-Central Conference champion-ship on Saturday, Oct. 10.

Indiana Wesleyan University won the championship.

The Foresters had their only success in doubles, where the No. 1 duo of Haley Neiderhiser and Raelyn Althoff defeated their opponents from Grace College 8-6 to win the semifinal. In the championship match, the HU team lost to Taylor 8-6.

Nedierhiser and Althoff were both named to the MCC All-Conference Team.


HU women's soccer team earns tie with Bethel

The Huntington University women's soccer team had an even, double overtime match against Bethel, with a final match score of 1-1 on Saturday, Oct. 10.

HU scored on a penalty kick by Kristin Calvert to lead 1-0 at halftime.

Goalkeeper Amy Tavierne recorded eight saves.

The team's record is 3-9-1 and 0-2-1 in the Mid-Central Conference.


HNHS 'C' team football defeats Marion

The Huntington North High School junior varsity and freshman "C" teams joined forces to defeat Marion 28-16 on Monday, Oct. 12.

Paul Ehler had two touchdowns for the Vikings. Running back Ethan Bartrom rushed for an 11-yard touchdown, and quarterback Reed Fawcett ran across the line for a fourth touchdown.

Nathan Suttert and Sebastian Eckert both had inter-ceptions for HNHS.

Monday's game took the junior varsity record to 4-3, and the freshman record to 5-2-1.


Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Friday Night Mixed
Men's High Game: Andrew Rittenhouse, 217; Russell Roberts, 215; Ron Rittenhouse, 202.
Men's High Series: Joe McCune, 571; Russell Roberts, 566; Ron Rittenhouse, 548.
Women's High Game: Angie Tackett, 215; Dana Tester, 210; Terra Karst, 184.
Women's High Series: Angie Tackett, 590; Tara Trainer, 493; Dana Tester, 493.
Most Over: Dana Tester, +70; Ron Rittenhouse, +68; Corky Draper, +66.
Top Teams: High Rollers, 29-7; Them & Us, 23-13; Old Balls and Bags, 23-13.

Hill Toppers face Cininnnati in final game of year

Members of the Huntington Champion Hill Toppers and the Cincinnati Buckeyes pose for a photo  on Saturday, Oct. 10.
Photo provided.

hill toppers 10-10

"Oct. 10, Camp Orville, Hartford City, Ind."

"With the smoke of a hundred circling campfires drifting in and the sound of bugles and drill orders in the air, the local boys once again met their honored rivals from Cincinnati - the Buckeyes -- to do Base Ball battle.

Ochs leads HNHS boys to third at Portage XC Invite

Senior Ross Ochs placed in the top five to help take the Huntington North High School boys' varsity cross country team to a third place finish with a score of 176 at the Portage Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 10.

Ochs placed fifth overall out of 238 total runners in a time of 15:46.2. Josh Graham took second for the Vikings and 13th overall in 16:07.3. Austin Roberts placed 25th in 16:23.1, Jake Crosley took 41st in 16:36 and Sean Lewis placed 92nd in 17:11.6 to round out the scoring for the Vikings.

Non-scorers included Darius Vogleman and Cordell Lewis.

Barbara J. Breedlove

Barbara Joan Breedlove, 76, of Warren, IN, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at Heritage Pointe, Warren.

Mrs. Breedlove was a lifelong Warren resident and a 1951 graduate of Salamonie High School. She began working at the United Methodist Memorial Home, later known as Heritage Pointe, in 1954, serving as a receptionist for more than 50 years. She retired in December 2007.

She was born July 16, 1933, in Warren to Vier and Mayme Haines Ditzler. She married Kyle E. Breedlove on Feb. 14, 1966, at the Warren Church of Christ. Her husband survives.


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