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.

Crestview 8th-graders split at Tippy; 7th-graders win twice

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team participated in the Tippy Tourney on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Tippecanoe Valley.

In the first game, the eighth-graders defeated Wabash 50-30. Caleb Stoffel and Matt Hogan each had 10 points, Dylan Harter had seven points and Kyle Platt scored five points and had five assists.

The win moved Crestview to a second game against the host, Tippecanoe Valley.

Crestview lost the match 56-30. Hogan had 11 points and four rebounds and Stoffel added five more points.

Riverview boys split at Whitko hoop tourney

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team participated in the Whitko eighth grad boys' basketball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 5.

In the first game, Triton defeated Riverview 36-19. Kody Smith and Riley Velez each had four points for RMS.
In the consolation game, Riverview defeated host Whitko 49-40. Mitchell Highes, Cody West and Riley Velez each had 10 points.

The games took Riverview's record to 1-4 on the season.


Lancers go to OT to upset 12th-ranked Foresters

Playing without leading scorer and rebounder Kevin Kyle, the Huntington University men's basketball team pushed host grace to overtime on Saturday, Dec. 5, before falling 66-62, for its first defeat of the season.

Chauncy A. 'Al' Huntington

Chauncy Alva "Al" Huntington, 85, of Warren, IN, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Mr. Huntington was a veteran of the United States Army and was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in the Battle of Ryukyus in Okinawa during World War II. He had been employed in sales and service by the John Hancock Life Insurance Company, Clean Wear and Midwest Towel and retired as a security guard at Do-It-Best. He was a member of the Three Rivers Gemological Society and volunteered as a park naturalist at the Lindenwood Nature Preserve.

Phyllis J. Fisher

Phyllis J. Fisher, 77, of Zanesville, IN, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, at 9:16 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Fisher had worked for Wilson's Auction House. She was a member of the Cornerstone Christian Alliance Church in Roanoke.

She was born May 15, 1932, in Fort Wayne to Russell and Edith Hapner Ort. She married William J. "Bill" Fisher on Jan. 2, 1954, at the Waynedale Methodist Church. Her husband survives.

Checking it twice

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Santa reads a Christmas list from Trey Greene (right) during a visit to the Markle Church of Christ on Saturday, Dec. 5. Santa's visit was part of Markle's "Christmas in Our Town" celebration.


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