Beerbower free throws cool rally by Bethel; HU wins MCC first-round contest

Huntington University guard Ryleigh Carr puts up a shot in traffic at the Foresters' Mid-Central Conference Tournament game against Bethel on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Courtney Beerbower sank three free throws in the finals seconds to cool off a Bethel rally and give the host Huntington University women's basketball team a 77-74 win in the first round of the Mid-Central College Conference Women's Tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Boys' sectional tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Huntington North High School boys' basketball sectional game on Friday, March 5, at 6 p.m. at Marion High School are now on sale.

The general public may purchase single session tickets for $5 or all session tickets for $9 at the HNHS main office or athletic office now through Friday, March 5, at 12 p.m.

The Vikings will take on the winner of the sectional match on Tuesday, March 2, between Jay County and North Side.

 

Dubuc 14th at diving regional

Senior Casey Dubuc placed 14th overall out of 20 divers with a score of 244.65 at the Indiana State High School Athletic Association diving regional at South Bend Riley on Tuesday, Feb 23.

Only the top eight divers at the regional level will move on to the state meet.

Dubuc placed second at the Warsaw sectional on Saturday, Feb. 20, with a score of 397.05

 

Jerry A. Stanley

Jerry A. Stanley, 63, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at 4:04 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Stanley was born July 10, 1946, in Wheeling, WV, to John Rosebrook. He was adopted by James Sr. and Anna Jane Stanley. His mother survives in Huntington. He married Terry L. McGinness on April 28, 1979, in Huntington. His wife survives.

Lois E. Sheren

Lois E. Sheren, 77, of Marion, IN, and having family members in Van Buren, IN, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Sheren was a homemaker and had lived in Marion most of her life. She attended church at The Salvation Army.

She was born May 23, 1932, in Cook County, IL, to Avery B. and Mina Pearl Riddle White. She married Glen O. Sheren, who preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 1991.

Dr. Charles R. Cutler

Dr. Charles Russell Cutler, 87, of Indianapolis, IN, and a former Huntington, IN, businessman, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at University Heights Health and Living Community in Indianapolis.

Vada J. Gard

Vada Jean Gard, 66, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Gard was a homemaker.

She was born July 1, 1943, in Weeksbury, KY, to Denver and Bertha Coleman Compton.

Punchless Vikings lose to Marion, 53-30

Scoring over 10 points in only one quarter, the Huntington North High School boys' basketball team fell to host Marion, 53-30, on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

The Vikings, 5-14 overall and 1-6 in the North Central Conference, hit only 10 of 39 field goal attempts for 25.6 percent for the game, including just 4 of 23, 17.4 percent in the second half, when they tallied just 12 points.

Marion jumped out to a 25-5 lead after the first quarter of play and went into halftime up 41-18. The Giants built their biggest lead at 44-18 early in the third quarter.

Mahnensmith sisters lead Otters at Fort Wayne last weekend

Sarah (left) and Kate Mahnensmith display the honors they won this past weekend competing in Fort Wayne for the Huntington-Wells Otters swim team.
Photo provided.

The Huntington-Wells Otters swim team's members age 11 and under participated in the Northwest Aquatics "Swim Your Own Age" championships at the NACS Natatorium at Carroll High School in Fort Wayne on Sunday, Feb. 21.

Crestview wrestling team comes back against Norwell

After recovering from an 18-0 deficit, the Crestview Middle School wrestling team pulled it together to take a 29-24 victory over Norwell on Monday, Feb. 22.

Tyler Veilleux, Skyler Veilleux and Mason Brown all won by pin to lead the Cougars, now 4-2.

Kyle Jolas won by a 14-1 major decision, Austin Rosen took a 14-2 major decision and Corbin Clarke won by a 10-4 decision for Crestview.

In exhibition, Trey Sorg, Clarke and Craig Klefeker all won by pin. Kyler McVoy won by major decision.

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