Fighting on the boards

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Junior Kevin Fisher (21) grabs an offensive rebound in traffic against Fort Wayne North Side as junior Matt Kramer (3) looks on during the second round of the Marion boys' basketball sectional on Friday, March 5. Huntington North lost 55-46.

Rainbow Lanes Bowling Results -- Winter Leagues

Women's High Game: Julia Wine, 236; Amy Allred, 215.
Women's High Series: Julia Wine, 614; Amy Allred, 555.
Women's Most Over Average: Julia Wine, 66; Kathy Ford, 61.
Men's High Game: Josh Moon, 233; Joe Gallegos, 232.
Men's High Series: Joe Gallegos, 636, Andy Ebery, 616.
Men's Most Over Average: Ryan Breckenridge, 72; Josh Moon, 57.

Landis tallies 1,000th point at end of season

Huntington Eagle Jed Landis (left) gets an ahcievement award from coach Mark Featherston for reaching 1.000 points in his career. Landis got his 1.000th against Keystone on Feb. 26.
Photo provided.

Jed Landis, a senior Huntington Eagles homeschool basketball team member, canned his 1,000th point of the season during a match against Keystone Christian on Friday, Feb. 26.

Going into the match, Landis had accrued 975 points in the previous 34 matches. After scoring 23 points in the first half, he hit a three-pointer in the opening minutes of the second stanza to go over the 1,000-point mark. Landis went on to total 45 points for the game.

Landis is the third-highest scorer in Indiana among IHSAA and Maxpreps teams, and has played with the Eagles for just one season.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Winter Leagues

Monday Early Bird
Men's High Game: Bill Reed, 198; Gus Ballance, 197; Thurman Glassburn, 184.
Men's High Series: Gus Ballance, 571; Bill Reed, 533; Bill Kusler, 507.
Women's High Game: Sharon Wymer, 117; Billie Smith, 77.
Women's High Series: Sharon Wymer, 330; Billie Smith, 201.
Most Over: Billy Mundy, +52; Gus Ballance, +34; Bill Reed, +32.
Top Teams: The B's, 30-10; Team #2, 24.5-15.5; Team #9, 24-16.

Crestview matmen win 12 of 14 matches on way to Hartford City beatdown

Improving to 12-3 on the season, the Crestview Middle School wrestling team won 12 of 14 matches to destroy
Hartford City 66-12 on Thursday, March 4.

Winning by pin were Gunnar Wibel, Trey Sorg, Tre Clemons, Kodey Randle, Kyle Jolas, Skyler Veilleux, Tyler Veilleux, Josh North, Austin Rosen and Corbin Clarke.

Mason Brown won by a 10-8 decision, and Layne Emery took an 8-6 decision.

All winners in exhibition won by pin, which included Clemons, Cole Hale, Mark Hoover, Emery and Randle.


Crestview matmen use seven pins to crush St. Vincent

The Crestview Middle School wrestling team had seven matmen win by pin to crush St. Vincent 56-9 on Wednesday, March 3.

Trey Sorg, Tre Clemons, Kyle Jolas, Cole Hale, Tyler Veilleux, Austin Rosen and Layne Emery were all winners by pin for the Cougars.

Corbin Clarke took a 12-0 major decision, and Gunnar Wibel won by a 12-2 major decision. Kodey Randle and Skyler Veilleux won in 5-0 and 10-7 decisions, respectively.

In exhibition, Randle, Rosen and Jolas won by pin. Josh North won by a 5-2 decision.


Liincoln girls' basketball team loses to Salamonie

The Lincoln Elementary School girls' basketball team lost to Salamonie 24-12 on Monday, March 1.

Jalen Rice and Aniah Aldred each scored six points for Lincoln.


Lincoln boys close gap but still lose to Salamonie

Despite reducing a 13-point halftime gap to five points, the Lincoln Elementary School boys' basketball team fell to Salamonie 22-15 on Monday, March 1.

Zack Stouder and Matthew Stevens led Lincoln with four points. Dylan Wynkoop added three points.


Paul A. Moore

Paul A. Moore, 88, a former resident of St. Joe, IN, died Thursday evening, March 4, 2010, at Heritage Pointe in Warren, IN.

Mr. Moore retired from Dana Corp. in 1987 after 36 years as a truck repairman. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of St. Joe Church of Christ and the Auburn American Legion and was a former member of the St. Joe Lions Club.

Brown's tenure as chamber president ends after seven years

Robert "Bob" Brown.
TAB photo.

The seven-year tenure of Robert "Bob" Brown as president of the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce comes to an end today, Friday, March 5.

Brown announced his departure in a letter sent out Friday afternoon. He has been battling health problems for several years, and says in the letter that his health has played a role in his departure.

"The board of directors has determined that my health has become an issue that has limited my effectiveness," Brown says. "At the close of business, March 5, my stewardship as the president will conclude."


Subscribe to Huntington County Tab RSS