Huntington University Invitational


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington University's Bradey Gerke hands the baton to Peyton Depriest in the 400-meter relay at the Huntington University Invitational Track and Field Meet at King Stadium on Saturday, April 14.

The chase is on


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington University's Jessica Chocjnacki is chased by a pair of Goshen College runners in the women's 800-meter run at the Huntington University Invitational Track and Field Meet on Saturday, April 14, at King Stadium.

Discover Roanoke run


Photo by Steve Clark.

Runners take off down Main Street in Roanoke at the beginning of the Discover Roanoke 5K/10K on Saturday, April 14.

Foresters to 11-1 in Crossroads League with sweep of SAU

The Huntington University baseball team recorded a sweep of host Spring Arbor University, winning 7-2 and 4-1 on Friday, April 13.

With the pair of victories, the Foresters improve to 13-13, 11-1 in Crossroads League play.

In the opening game, Huntington spotted its host a pair of runs in the first inning. The visitors then proceeded to knot the game in the third, take the lead with three runs in the fourth and cushion their advantage with two insurance tallies in the sixth.

HU softball team sweeps Bethel

The Huntington University softball team recorded a sweep of visiting Bethel College on Friday, April 13.
 
The Foresters’ pair of wins came in drastically different fashions. Coach Doug Gower’s squad posted an 8-0 victory in the first game, which ended via the mercy rule after six innings. Contrastingly, in the second contest, Huntington trailed until the final inning, when it plated a trio of runners to take the game, 3-2.

With the pair of triumphs, the Foresters improve to 17-12, 12-7 in Crossroads League play.

William F. 'Bill' Karst service

A funeral service for former Huntington resident William F. “Bill” Karst, of Goshen, IN, will be held Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Stone’s Hill Community Church, 151 W. Stones Hill Road, Ligonier.  Rev. Joey Nelson will officiate. Private burial will take place at a later date at Sparta Cemetery.
 
Calling is Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier.

Mr. Karst died July 25, 2017, at Courtyard Healthcare Center, in Goshen.

Donald D. Davenriner

Donald D. Davenriner, 84, of Warren, IN, died Friday, April 13, 2018, at 10:50 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Davenriner had been a Huntington County councilman for the past 12 years. He was a 1952 graduate of Clear Creek High School and farmed all his life. He was a member of Huntington County Cattleman’s Association and was awarded Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year in 1969. He served on the Huntington County Soil and Water Conservation District for 18 years and served on the Huntington County 4-H Fair Board for eight years.

Hughes' hit pushes HNHS softball team past Woodlan

Bailey Hughes’s two-out hit in the sixth inning plated two runners and gave the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity softball team a 3-2 win over visiting Woodlan on Thursday, April 12.

The Lady Vikings are 2-0 on the young season.

Sydney Selvage, Alyssa Voght, Macy Lange had the other hits for HNHS.

Kendra Arnold got the win in the circle.

Paul D. Keplinger Sr.

Paul D. Keplinger Sr., 75, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 6:34 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Keplinger worked at Majestic in Huntington and Kunkle Foundry in Andrews. He was a member of United Steel Workers.

He was born Feb. 26, 1943, in Huntington County to Norman M. “Max” and Viola Martin Keplinger.

Survivors include a son, Paul D. Keplinger Jr.; a daughter, Brenda K. Lintz; a brother, Kenneth Keplinger of Andrews; and five grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Warren.

Gray, Bennett, Daugherty lead big Viking diamond win

Jarrett Gray, Levi Bennett and Zach Daugherty combined for 10 hits as the Huntington North High School varsity baseball team clubbed visiting Warsaw, 15-6, on Thursday, April 12.

Gray banged out four safeties, including a double, and had two runs batted in to help HNHS improve to 5-1 on the season. Bennett and Daugherty each had three hits, including a triple apiece, and knocked in one and two runs, respectively, on the day.

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