HU soccermen again play to draw

For the second straight game the Huntington University men’s soccer team played to a two-overtime draw, this time tying with host Goshen, 1-1, on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Goshen had a 1-0 at the half but Jake Erlandson knotted the game in the 61st minute off a Ty Sproat assist. The 1-1 deadlock lasted through the two overtimes as HU moved to 8-4-3 overall and 3-12 in the Crossroads League.

Sophomore goalkeeper Gabe Greenfield had 10 saves for HU.

HU soccerwomen lose 1-0 in OT

The Huntington University women’s soccer team dropped a 1-0 overtime game to host Goshen College on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Goshen got its first Crossroads League win of the season when Lauren Cernak buried a top-draw blast past Foresters goalkeeper Autumn Demott 2:26 into overtime.

Demott finished with seven saves on the day but took the loss as HU dropped to 4-10 overall, 1-4 in the Crossroads League.

HU racked up 25 shots on the day, with 13 on frame, but couldn’t find back netting.

HU spikers finish winless weekend at tourney

The Huntington University volleyball team lost twice more on Saturday, Oct. 13, to go winless in four matches at the Aquinas/Cornerstone Classic in Grand Rapids.

The Foresters won the first two sets in their morning match against Siena Heights, but wound up on the losing end of a five-setter, 32-30, 25-19, 23-25, 19-25, 4-15.

They lost to the host school in a four-setter in the afternoon, 27-25, 17-25, 20-25, 12-25.

Lauren Cresse tallied a career-high 13 kills and three blocks against Siena Heights. Paige Eakright added 10 kills.

Viking harriers heading to semi-state

Huntington North senior Alexander Bishop runs with a small group during the Marion Boys' Cross Country Regional on Saturday, Oct. 13. Bishop was the sixth Viking runner on the day as HNHS qualified for the semi-state on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Senior Brock Spahr placed third at the Marion Boy’s Cross Country Regional on Saturday, Oct. 13, to lead Huntington North to a place at next week’s New Haven Semi-state.

Spahr’s finish helped the Vikings to a third place team total of 96, with the top five teams moving on to the The Plex on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Wabash, placing four runners in the top 10, dominated the meet with 37 points. Bellmont was second with 69 points, Oak Hill was fourth with 101 and New Haven tallied 116.

Lady Vike harriers heading to semi-state

Huntington North senior Elizabeth Nalliah (left) runs alongside Brittany Bussard of Northfield during the latter stages of the Marion Girls' Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Indiana Wesleyan. Nalliah was the fifth finisher for HNHS and helped the Lady Vikings advance to next week's regional.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Placing three runners among the top 20 finishers at the Marion Girls’ Cross Country Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 13, helped Huntington North earn a spot at next week’s New Haven Semi-state.

The Lady Vikes placed fourth to punch their ticket to The Plex on Saturday, Oct. 20, as one of five qualifying teams. HNHS scored 123 points for its placing, with Oak Hill winning with a 57, Norwell placing second with 63 points, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger placing third with 84 and South Adams placing fifth with 126.

Norma L. Durbin

Norma L. Durbin, 88, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at 4:15 p.m. at Coventry Meadows in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Durbin was a 1948 graduate of Huntington Catholic High School. She had worked many years at the Chicago Motor Club in Huntington and Marion. She worked a s bookeeper, a retail clerk, an administrator and also worked for a time in the Huntington Township Assessor’s office.

Bessie B. Caley

Bessie B. Caley, 98, of Roanoke, IN, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at 1:20 p.m. at her daughter’s home in Fort Myers, FL.

Franklin G. 'Frank' Campbell

Franklin G. “Frank” Campbell, 98, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at 9:45 p.m. at The Heritage of Huntington

Craftsman at work


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Ernie Peas, of Wabash, hand hews a wooden bowl from a block of wood in his booth at A Renaissance in Roanoke on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 13.

Performance art


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Singer/guitarist Joe Justice performs for the crowd at A Renaissance in Roanoke on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 13, in downtown Roanoke.

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