No easy matches at state wrestling meet

Logan Randle (left) and Nick Cooper.
Photos by Andre B. Laird.

It might seem cliche, but there are no easy matches at the state wrestling meet.

Huntington North High School senior Logan Randle, the Woodlan semi-state champion at 112 pounds, joins four other wrestlers in that class with only one loss on the season.

Nick Cooper, the HNHS 285-pounder who qualified fourth at the Woodlan semi-state, has two undefeateds in his class, and a one-loss wrestler as well.

Lady Eagles to 19-7 as Daniels carries team to victory over King's Academy

Rebecca Daniels captured 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to carry the Huntington Lady Eagles homeschool varsity basketball team to a 57-34 win over visiting King's Academy of Fort Wayne on Friday, Feb. 5.

The Lady Eagles, 19-7, managed to keep the Lady Knights at bay, allowing no more than 11 points in any one quarter. At the same time, Huntington hit double digits in all but the final frame.

Catherine Weaver backed up Daniels with 13 points and nine rebounds. Kaleigh Shultz added 12 more points, and Jenna Cleaveland canned 10.


Huntington Eagles 14U crushes King's Academy

The Huntington Eagles 14U homeschool boys' basketball team crushed visiting King's Academy of Fort Wayne 40-19 on Friday, Feb. 5.

Huntington's defense prevented the Knights from scoring more than five points in a quarter for the first three stanzas of the match.

Trey Frank scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Huntington. Bruce Hitzfield assisted with eight points and eight rebounds. Tyce Frank had five points and Ethan Binkerd added five rebounds.


Extension offers money management class

“Where Does Your Money Go?” will be presented by Karen Hinshaw, Purdue Extension educator, in the second floor meeting room of the Courthouse Annex Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 1p.m. and Monday, Feb. 22, at 5 p.m.

Dixie Mullins

Dixie Mullins, 78, of Columbia City, and a former resident of Huntington, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at 3:19 p.m. at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Mullins moved from Kentucky to Huntington in 1957, then moved to Columbia City in 1960. She was a waitress, cook and bartender and had been employed by the Bamboo Lounge, Wonder Bar, Hallway, 10 Pen, Billy Goat Tavern and Moose Lodge.

Lady Viking bowlers capture semi-state championship, advance to state

The Huntington North High School girls’ bowling team displays its Richmond semi-state championship trophy on Saturday, Feb. 13. The team will compete in the state championship this Saturday, Feb. 20, at Anderson.
Photo provided.

The Huntington North High School girls' bowling team continued its quest for a state title as it captured the Richmond semi-state crown on Saturday, Feb. 13.

The Lady Vikings defeated top seed Anderson in Baker competition in the final, 356-339, to take the semi-state crown and move on to the state championship at Anderson on Saturday, Feb. 20.

The Lady Vikings defeated Anderson in the first regular team competition, 900-886, but struggled in Baker play with their worst five game total of the season, 815, for a qualifying score of 2625, 64 pins behind the Lady Indians.

Vikings finish second at semi-state, head to state bowling meet

Although losing to Evansville Reitz in the Richmond semi-state championship match on Saturday, Feb. 13, the Huntington North High School boys' bowling team still qualified for the state meet Saturday, Feb. 20, at Anderson.

Coming in to the final match as the second seed, the Vikings were beaten by the top seed 492-438. The Vikes led after the first game, 243-215, but Reitz started the final game with nine strikes and finished with a 277 to seal the championship.

The Vikings defeated fourth seed Elwood, 382-327, to move on against Evansville.

Foresters' frontcourt quiet in loss to 22nd-ranked Spring Arbor

Getting just 14 points from its starting frontcourt, the Huntington University men's basketball team lost to host Spring Arbor, 79-64, on Saturday, Feb. 13.

Guards Luke Smith and Tyler Shively combined for 46 points for the Foresters, 15-13, but they were the only HU players to reach double figures.

HNHS baseball player Wes Carroll signs with HU

Photo by Jessica Williams.

Huntington North High School baseball player Wes Carroll (center front) signs a letter of intent to play baseball next year at Huntington University. With Carroll are his parents (front row from left) Rose Ann Carroll and Todd Carroll, and (back row from left) HU Coach Mike Frame and HNHS Coach Russ Degitz.

Barbara 'Jean' Haggerty

Barbara "Jean" Haggerty, 68, of Warren, IN, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at 1:30 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Haggerty was a homemaker and had worked at Kitco in Bluffton for 10 years. She was a member of the Hillside Wesleyan Church, Marion.

She was born April 15, 1941, in Marion to Boyd Botkin and Martha Miller Newell. Her mother survives in Warren. She married Edward Charles Haggerty, who preceded her in death.


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