Daralene Branyan

Daralene S. Branyan, 93, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, April 4, 2010, at 4:45 p.m. at Christian Care Retirement Community, Bluffton, IN.

Mrs. Branyan was a 1932 graduate of Huntington High School and also graduated from Warner Beauty College. She was a beautician and master of cosmetology. She was a member of Central Christian Church.

She was born Nov. 30, 1916, in Huntington to Ora and Iza Weaver Shroyer. She married James A. Branyan on Nov. 30, 1937. Her husband preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1974.

Michael W. Robinson

Michael W. Robinson, 61, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, April 5, 2010, at 10:25 a.m. at Hickory Creek in Huntington.

Burial will be at a later date at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington, is in charge of arrangements.

Frazier, Marion, pitchers lead HNHS to 10-0 blasting of Mississinewa

Cody Frazier and Shaun Marion each smacked a home run to lead a 13-hit attack and two Viking hurlers combined for a two-hitter as the Huntington North High School baseball team rocked host Mississinewa, 10-0, on Monday, April 5.

Frazier finished with two hits and three runs batted in for the contest and Marion had four ribbies to lead the Vikings to their first win of the season in three outings.

Winning pitcher Nick Miller threw four innings of one-hit ball with five strikeouts and reliever Matt Milligan added three innings of one-hit ball.

Foresters record split with Goshen on Saturday

Coming off a doubleheader domination of Goshen in Maple Leaf territory on Thursday, the Huntington University baseball team split a second doubleheader with Goshen at home on Saturday, April 3.

Huntington, now 13-11, 6-2 in conference, lost the first match 8-7, but got the second game win, 7-6.

Ty Mills had the first-game loss for the Foresters, allowing seven runs on nine hits.

Eric Schultz and Andrew Drummond each had two hits, with Drummond having a home run.

Fiedler leads HU trackmen to Anderson Invite crown

Huntington native Todd Fiedler won two events to lead the Huntington University men's track team to a top-place finish out of five teams with a score of 135 at the Anderson Invitational on Thursday, April 1.

Fiedler won the javelin with a throw of 162-9 and took the triple jump with a leap of 42-2.75. He also placed second in the long jump and third in the 100 meters.

Schoeff, Kyler lead HU women's track team to Anderson win

Josann Schoeff and Michelle Kyler tore up the competition as each took two individual first-place finishes to lead the Huntington University women's track team to the championship of the Anderson Invitational on Thursday, April 1.

Huntington totaled 135 points, followed by Earlham with 126, Saint Francis with 93, Goshen with 62, Anderson with 61 and Spring Arbor with 52.

Schoeff took both sprints, the 100-meters dash in :13.45 and the 200-meter dash in :27.33. She also was part of HU's 400-meter relay team, which won that event in :50.74.

HU softball team drops pair to Madonna

The Huntington University softball team lost to visiting Madonna 1-0, 6-3, in a doubleheader on Thursday, April 1.
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n game one, Molly Long took the loss for the Foresters despite allowing just five hits and no earned runs, all while pitching seven strikeouts.

Brita Kuiper had HU's only hit.

Madonna finally lit up the scoreboard in the third inning after two singles and an HU error. After the Crusader run, each team would only have four hits for the rest of the game.

The second game was more combative, but HU still lost in the end.

HU baseball team pounds Goshen in doubleheader Thursday

A total team effort of 24 runs and 27 hits resulted in the Huntington University baseball team's trampling of host Goshen in a doubleheader on Thursday, April 1.

Huntington steamrolled the Maple Leafs 12-1 in the first contest and then beat up on the hosts 12-5 in the second game.

Mitch Bowers had the win for HU in the opener with 10 strikeouts, no walks and just two hits.

Adam Christner had three hits and one RBI. Andrew Drummond, Ryan Shell and Jamon Hammel each finished with three RBI, with Drummond's coming on a home run.

Miriam J. Rice

Miriam J. Burkhart Rice, 95, a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, April 3, 2010, at 7:03 p.m. at Heritage Pointe, Warren.

Mrs. Rice was a 1932 graduate of Clear Creek high School and a member of the Huntington County Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

She retired from Whitley County Memorial Hospital, where she had worked as food services director for nine years. She had also worked for JCPenney in Huntington for nine years.

County election board to meet to discuss complaint filed by Andrews man about date stamp error

The Huntington County Election Board will meet later this month to discuss a complaint filed by an Andrews Town Council member seeking an investigation into an incorrect date stamped on candidacy papers filed by a member of the Huntington Township Advisory Board.

The meeting has been tentatively scheduled for April 13 at 9 a.m. in the Courthouse, just prior to a previously scheduled test of voting machines.

Raymond R. Tackett, of Andrews, filed the complaint Friday, April 2.

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