'D'-ing up

Photo by Jessica Williams.

Huntington North's Jessica Ehler applies some tight defensive pressure on a Muncie Central player during the Lady Viking basketball action on Saturday, Jan. 30. The Lady Vikes won 57-49.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Monday Early Bird
Men's High Game: Bill Kusler, 213; Gus Ballance, 194; Bill Reed, 185.
Men's High Series: Gus Ballance, 547; Bill Kusler, 527; Bill Reed, 489.
Women's High Game: Billie Smith, 169; Sharon Wymer, 154; Rosalyn Hughes, 119.
Women's High Series: Billie Smith, 401; Sharon Wymer, 396; Rosalyn Hughes, 291.
Top Teams: The Bs, 15-5; Team #9, 12-8; Team #3, 9.5-10.5.
Most Over: Billie Smith, +65; Thurman Glassburn, +41; Monty Miller, +39.

HNHS bowler Love wins girl's sectional title

Assistant Coach Coach Mel Fruit Jr. (left)  and Head Coach Stacey Bischoff (right) flank regional bowling qualifiers (from second left) Ayla Yeiter, Sectional Champion Lesley Love and Audrey Hiner. Not shown is Tonya Crago.
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Lady Viking senior Lesley Love won the Hoosier Conference girls' sectional title, defeating teammate Ayla Yeiter, 266-127, at Oak Lanes on Friday, Jan. 29.

Love and Yeiter were the top and second seeds in the stepladder finals after qualifying.

Love chose the sectional to roll her highest scores in qualifying and title games. She rolled games of 224, 231 and 226 for a 681 qualifying score and the top seed for the finals.

Sophomore Yeiter was the second seed after rolling the only other 600 series in qualifying, a 610 with games of 186, 244 and 180.

Cold-shooting Vikes lose to hot-shooting Bearcats

A cold-shooting Huntington North High School boys' basketball team ran into a hot-shooting host Muncie Central squad and wound up losing 61-35 on Friday, Jan. 29.

Huntington North, 4-10, made only one-third of its 30 shots for 33.3 percent, and got shut out in the second quarter, 15-0.

The Bearcats, who hit 19 of their 32 shots for a 69.4 percent, used that second quarter run to turn a 14-11 first quarter advantage into a 29-11 lead at the half. They went into the final quarter on top 44-22, and expanded the margin to as much as 29 points in the final frame.

HNHS Guidance Department offers two informational meetings for students entering HNHS next year

The Huntington North High School Guidance Department will be offering two informational nights for parents and students entering HNHS next school year.

During the meeting, the families will receive valuable information regarding the high school and the new requirements for high school graduation. In addition, Algebra That Works and New Tech will be discussed as well as how to select classes for next year.

The meetings will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Salamonie School; or Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. at Huntington North.


Rainbow Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Knights of Columbus

Men's High Game: Dave Mettler, 246; BJ Lusch, 245.
Men's High Series: BJ Lusch, 672; Nate Eckert, 656.
Men's Most Over: Todd Johnson, +62; BJ Lusch, 55.

Friday Early Mixed
Women's High Game: Jenni Elzey, 209; Tammy Karst, 189.
Women's High Series: Jenni Elzey, 573; Tammy Karst, 525.
Women's Most Over: Tammy Karst, +53; Jessica Lindaas, +44.
Men's High Game: Dave Jackson, 236; Matt Elzey, 232.
Men's High Series: Matt Elzey, 671; Dave Jackson, 625.
Men's Most Over: Wayne Weeks, +54; Bear Henney, +47.

Frieda M. Karst

Frieda Owens Karst, 86, formerly of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 at 4:15 a.m. at St. Joseph Hospital in Tampa, FL.

Mrs. Karst graduated from Our Lady of Mercy Academy and attended Bellarmine College, Louisville, KY. She was employed as office manager for Federal Sign Company, Louisville, KY, retiring in 1970. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, and the Rosary Sodality. She also attended St. Peter Catholic Church in Naples, FL.

Eighth grade girls' county middle school basketball champs

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Crestview Middle School won the eighth grade Huntington County girls' basketball championship by beating Riverview in the finals at North Arena on Thursday, Jan. 28. Team members are (front row, from left) Josie Beaver, Carley McElhaney, Kay Bennett, Valerie Huffman and Maria Scott and (back row, from left) Coach Chris Oswalt, Jesie Drew, Kayla Delatorre, Erin Rethlake, manager Abby Blocker, manager Emiley Gray, Payton Thomas, Makayla Whaley and Cailey Baker.

Crestview girls win Huntignton County middle school championship

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Crestview Middle School won the seventh grade Huntington County Middle school Basketball Tournament, beating Riverview in the championship on Thursday, Jan. 28, at North Arena. The champions are(front row, from left) Carlee Stapp, Monica Minton, Corinne Tester, Emiy Eherenman, Kaitlyn Oswalt and Morgan Butler and (back row, from left) Coach Holly Allen, manager Kayleigh Carr, Kenzie Stephan, Rylie Bowman, Rachel Anderson, Emily Stahly, Alyson Grabner, Tori Rice and Assistant Coach Jessica Morgan.

Baker breaks school mark to lead Lady Viking gymnasts to win

Jessica Baker took top honors and broke the school record for all-around, scoring 37.0 as the Huntington North High School gymnastics team swept the top three overall spots to defeat Warsaw 102.5-93.5.

Baker placed first in every event for the Lady Vikings, now 2-1 on the season. She scored 9.3 on the vault, 8.95 on the uneven bars, 9.4 on the balance beam and 9.35 in the floor exercise to lead the pack.

Stephanie Freeman scored 33.10 overall and placed second. She placed second on the vault and on the bars, and took third in the floor exercise.


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