Meese leads 4 in 40s as HNHS golfers sink Manchester

Medalist Maddie Meese led the Huntington North High School girls' golf team to victory against visiting Manchester, 175-204, on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Meese hit a 40, and Kelly Myers was just behind with a 41. Liz Conley carded a 45 and Morgan O'Banion shot a 49.

Maureen Lund was a non-scorer with a 53.

Tuesday's match was the second time in one week that all four scores taken for the Lady Vikes were in the 40s.

Due to the absence of one member, the junior varsity squad was unable to compete as a team, but instead played individually.

Viking booters get shut down by Waawsee, 1-0

Wawasee shut out the visiting Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team 1-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

GoalieKyle Williams had three saves for the Vikings.

The Vikings' record is now 3-3-1.


HNHS volleyball team falls to Snider in five sets

Lady Viking Melissa Grossman (right) follows through on her spike against the efforts of Snider's Emily Smith (left) and Somer Johnson in varsity volleyball action on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The Lady Vikings lost in five sets.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

The Huntington North High School varsity volleyball team fell to visiting Snider in five sets with scores of 25-23, 25-16, 20-25, 21-25, 12-15 on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Ashli Rice had 15 kills and three aces for HNHS, and Alli Zahm had 38 assists and five blocks. Morgan Broderick had 42 digs.

The varsity team is now 7-4 in the season.

The junior varsity squad also lost to Snider, in two sets, with scores of 18-25 and 20-25.

Peyton Pike had four kills; Taylor Hiers had 16 digs; and Jessica Morgan had five kills.

VNC to hold Taize Prayer Service

The Victory Noll Center will hold a Taize Prayer Service on Tuesday, Sept. 22, in observance of the International Day of Prayer for Peace.

Anyone interested is invited to join in prayer to end violence in hearts, families, communities, churches and among nations. The service will be held at 7 p.m. at Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive. No registration is required, and there is no cost to attend.

Shenefield graduates from Ranger school

Jeremiah Shenefield.
Photo provided.

Second Lt. Jeremiah Shenefield recently graduated from Army Ranger School.

Ranger School is one of the most intense schools the United States Army has to offer. The 63 days were divided into three phases, urban warfare, mountain training and jungle training.

Shenefield has been assigned to Fort Stewart, Savannah, GA and is scheduled for deployment to Afghanistan in April 2010.

He graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 2008.

Shenefield is the son of Gary and Diana Shenefield, of Huntington.


Huntington Redi-Med now offering season flu vaccine while supply lasts

RediMed Urgent Care Clinics in northeast Indiana, including the clinic in Huntington, are now offering seasonal flu vaccine.

Shots are available for anyone age 4 and older while supplies last. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Shots are given on a first-come, first-served basis. Appointments are not necessary.


Women of Moose award scholarship to Warner

Cheryl Warner (center) receives the Women of the Moose Scholarship from Julia Wine (left), recorder for Women of the Moose, and Karen Price (right), the organization’s regent.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Huntington Chapter 255 of the Women of the Moose has awarded its Medical Field Scholarship, worth $300, to Cheryl Warner, of Huntington.

Warner, who is currently employed as a licensed practical nurse at Miller's Merry Manor, is studying for a certified occupational therapy assistant's license at Brown Mackie College, Fort Wayne. She is also a member of the Women of the Moose.

The annual scholarship is awarded on the basis of an essay submitted by the applicants.

Vezeau, Chaney are Jr. Rotarians for September

The Huntington Rotary Club announced the Junior Rotarians for the month of September as Mitch Vezeau and Ashley Chaney (second, from right). Vezeau’s Rotarian sponsor is Rose Meldrum (left) and Lori Mickley (right) is Chaney’s sponsor.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

The Huntington Rotary Club has announced the Junior Rotarians for September to be Huntington North High School students Mitch Vezeau and Ashley Chaney.

Vezeau is the son of Roger and Cindy Vezeau, of Huntington.

His extracurricular activities include sports, volunteering with his church, youth group and missions trips.

Vezeau's Rotarian sponsor is Rose Meldrum.

Chaney is the daughter of EJ and Annette Carroll and Nathan and Misti Chaney, all of Huntington.

Plow Day and benefit to be held on Sept. 19

Three South Whitley-area families are coming together again this year to present the fourth annual Plow Day and benefit on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 9 a.m. in southern Whitley County.

Horses and antique tractors will be used to plow a 200-acre area at the event for the public to watch.

Demonstrations will be held to show the creation of apple butter and apple cider. There will also be an Amish bake sale, craft demonstrations and fresh kettle corn.

Pony rides and games will also be featured for children. A hog roast will take place at 11 a.m.


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