Senior lunch features Andrews history

February’s Salamonie Lake Senior luncheon will feature Andrews history.

Nancy Disbro, librarian at Andrews Library, will present “History and Literacy of Andrews” on Monday, Feb. 4, at the Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center. This presentation will give hints on how grandparents may help their grandchildren improve their literacy.

The program begins with a carry-in meal at noon. Lasagna will be provided. Guests should bring a side dish to share, a beverage and their own table service. A small donation will be accepted. Reservations may be made by calling 468-2127.

Caring kids

Photo provided.

Roanoke Elementary School students were chosen during December for demonstrating the life skill of caring.  They are (first row from left) Aubree Truax, Sophia Glosson, Vada King, Mia Bowman, Elliot Baumgardner, Dixie Wilkinson, Cason Uceny and Dominick Hargrove; (second row from left) Avery Love, Lilly Sensibaugh, Maci Scher, Jared Confer, Emma Hill and Connor Cuttriss; (third row from left) Calvin Jackson, Wyatt Shockney, Molly Hawkins, Kaytlin Barry and McKenna Sidoti; (fourth row from left) Kensi Teeple, Wyitt Stine, Vincent Gonzales, Daniel Garner, Elle Campbell, Tiana Myers an

Shaw gets only HNHS win as Lady Vike swimmers lose to Norwell

Huntington North freshman Victoria Donaldson swims the first leg of the 200-yard freestyle relay during a meet against visiting Norwell on Tuesday, Jan. 15.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Laney Shaw picked up the lone win of the meet for the Huntington North High School girls’ swim team in a 116-51 defeat to visiting Norwell on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Shaw, a junior, led a 1-3 finish by HNHS in the 100-yard butterfly, winning the race in 1:14.54, with teammate Macy Lange third in 1:21.77.

Shaw was also involved in the only other double-scoring event for the Lady Vikings, taking second in the 100-yard backstroke, in 1:15.04, while teammate Morgan Cogar took third in 1:20.04.

Davidson lone HMHS winner as swimboys fall to Norwell

Cole Davidson got the lone win of the meet for the Huntington North High School boys’ swim team in a 124-34 loss to visiting Norwell on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Davidson, a sophomore, won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:28.78.

Davidson also got one of three runner-up finishes for HNHS, doing so in the 100-yard freestyle in :59.64.

Senior Keegan Mautz and freshman Colten Schulte got the other two runner-up slots for the Vikings. Mautz was No. 2, in the 100-yard butterfly, in 1:08.55, and Schulte was second in the 100-yard backstroke, in 1:05.63.

Riverview boys sweep East Noble on hardwood

It took an overtime for the eighth-graders, but the Riverview Middle School boys’ basektball teams swept visiting East Noble on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

The Raider eighth-graders won 39-34 in the extra frame contest, while the seventh grade Raiders earned a 32-24 win.

Brayden Vogt scored 11 points, Caden Husband scored 10 points and Lawson Doyle had nine to lead the Riverview eighth grade team.

Riverview jumped out to a 10-2 lead after the first quarter and still held a 15-10 lead at halftime. East Noble led 27-26 after three quarters.

Marian spurt sinks Foresters

Host Marian turned a 10-10 tie after 10 minute into a 51-31 halftime lead on the way to an 89-63 win over the Huntington University men’s basketball team on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

The second of two Caleb Middlesworth triples knotted things at 10-all at 16:36, but from that point on Marian doubled the production of the Foresters on the way to their 17th win in 21 games.

HU dropped to 13-8 on the season, 3-6 in the Crossroads League.

Carl E. Smith

Carl E. Smith, 85, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at 3 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Smith graduated from Huntington High School in 1952 and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was the former owner of Smith’s Garage for 13 years. He served the City of Huntington as a police officer for 20 years. He worked for 16 years with Indiana State Revenue and served as Huntington County auditor for four years.

Robrock to continue career at HU

Photo by Steve Clark.

Maddy Robrock (seated center), a senior at Huntington North High School, signed a letter of intent on Monday, Jan. 14, to continue her basketball career at Huntington University. Present at the signing were her mother, Shaana (seated left), and father, Brad (seated right), and (standing from left) Joanne Green, HU women’s basketball assistant coach; Heidi Lawson, HNHS girls’ basketball head coach; and Lori Culler, HU women’s basketball head coach.

Karen Bass

Karen Bass, 66, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at 11:45 a.m.  at her home.
Ms. Bass graduated from high school and worked as a secretary.

She was born March 10, 1952, in Indianapolis.

There will be no visitation or funeral services.

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Lady Eagles rain 3s on Lady Vikes

Strong three-point shooting helped host Columbia City stick the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team with a 67-47 loss on Monday, Jan. 14.

The Lady Eagles hit 10 treys in 16 attempts. Olivia Shearer highlighted that showing with a 5 of 7 effort from beyond the arc.

Behind that solid long-range marksmanship, Columbia City took a 16-6 lead in the first quarter, went into the half up 28-20 and took a 54-33 advantage into the final frame.


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