Backstroke leg


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Maddie Meese of Huntington North High School swims the backstroke leg in the medley relay in the Lady Vikings' meet against visiting Bluffton at Salamonie School on Tuesday night, Nov. 17. The Lady Vikings won the meet 92-88.

Next stop -- Evansville


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Huntington North High School baseball standout Brett Wiley (seated) checks over his letter of intent to continue his career at the University of Evansville next fall on Friday, Nov. 13. On hand for the signing are Russ Degitz (left), HNHS head baseball coach, and Wiley's father, Phil.

Gators beat Trojans in Kim League play on Nov. 14

The YMCA's Kim League Basketball continued play on Nov. 14.

The game of the week featured the Gators (0-1) and the Trojans (1-0), with the Gators marking a 41-36 victory.

Game leaders for the Gators were Luke Stroud with 16 points, Alex McCutcheon with 10 points - all in the second half -- and Jacob Vinson with eight points.

Trojan top scorers were Dalton Griffith with 10 points, Derek Teusch with nine points and Jack Daughty with eight points.

In other week 2 action:

Adah Weaver

Adah Rodgers Weaver, 94, of Lake Forest, IL, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, in Lake Forest.

Mrs. Weaver studied elementary education at Manchester College and taught second grade in New Carlisle for five years. She and her husband joined the family business, Weaver Popcorn Company, after moving to Huntington in 1945. During the 51 years they lived in Huntington, she was a member of Tri Kappa, First Mothers Club, P.E.O. and Trinity United Methodist Church.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Friday Night Mixed
Men's High Game: Bill Kusler, 229; Andrew Rittenhouse, 213; Tom Waters, 208.
Men's High Series: Bill Kusler, 605; Chris Trainer, 593; Tom Waters, 566.
Women's High Game: Angie Tackett, 206; Brandie Roberts, 202; Tonia Okuly, 171.
Women's High Series: Angie Tackett, 547; Brandie Roberts, 515; Terra Karst, 439.
Top Teams: High Rollers, 42-14; Ball Breakers, 33-23; Young Balls and Bags, 33-23.
Most Over: Bill Kusler, +86; Matt Owens, +81; Tom Waters, +68.

Ellen Stults

Ellen Stults, 90, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at Parkview North Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Stults, a former resident of Decatur, was a member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church, Decatur, and was active in the Ladies Circle of the church. She was a member of the Live and Learn Home Economics Club and had worked for Brooks Menswear from 1960 to 1976.

Karen 'Peanut' Peer

Karen "Peanut" Peer, 54, of Marion, IN, and a former employee of a Huntington, IN, business, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at 7:20 a.m. at her home.

Mrs. Peer was a homemaker. She had been employed by Majestic CFM in Huntington, retiring in 2007.

She was born July 31, 1955, in Marion to James and Ruth Dillon Tharp. Her mother survives. She married Eldo Peer on June 26, 1976. Her husband survives.

Gerald E. 'Jerry' Juergens

Gerald E. "Jerry" Juergens, 90, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at Heritage Park in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Juergens served in the 4th Infantry of the United States Army during World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star. He was a charter member of St. Michael Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. He was employed by Essex Wire, retiring in 1982, and moving to Winter Haven, FL. He returned to Fort Wayne in 2005.

Frank E. Adamson

Frank Ernest Adamson, 86, of Wabash, IN, and having ties to Andrews, IN, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at 3:20 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mr. Adamson was a self-employed mason. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and was a 53-year member and past commander of American Legion Post 15. He was also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 286, the F.O.P. and Eagles Lodge, all in Wabash.

Freda M. Smith

Freda M. Smith, 92, of Fort Wayne, IN, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Smith retired from Lincoln National Life Insurance after 40 years of service.

She was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Huntington to Elmer and Loretta Yarger. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Harry E. Smith, on Jan. 19, 2009.

No service is planned. Private burial will be at Covington Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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