The right choice


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Amy Chappell, of Fort Wayne, and Caitlyn Best, also of Fort Wayne, look over some prints for sale at the Renaissance in Roanoke Fine Art Show and Juried Craft Show on Saturday, Oct. 12, in downtown Roanoke.

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Photo by Scott Trauner.

Aimee McVoy (left) and Declan mcVoy, of Roanoke, look over a display of wooden pens at a booth in downtown Roanoke as part of the Renaissance in Roanoke Fine Art Show and Juried Craft Show on Saturday, Oct. 12.

 

Tasty sample


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Helen Winterrowd (left) takes a chili sample from Deb Taylor at the Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program booth at the eighth annual Huntington County Council on Aging Chili Cookoff fund-raiser on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 12. A total of 15 chilis were cooked for the event.

Wiley takes sectional title as Lady Vikes qualify for regional

Huntington North sophomore Addy Wiley (left) competes in the Marion Girls' Cross Country Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Indiana Wesleyan in Marion. Wiley won the individual title to lead the Lady Vikes to second place, good enough to qualify them for regional next week.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Sophomore Addy Wiley won the individual crown to lead Huntington North High School to a regional-qualifying second place finish at the Marion Girls’ Cross Country Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Indiana Wesleyan in Marion.

Wiley crossed the finish line in 15:52.9 for the 5K to top Mollie Gamble of Oak Hill by a little more than three seconds.

Junior Hanna Whitney backed up Wiley’s performance by placing fourth in 19:53.2 and fellow senior Meg McDonald claimed eighth in 20:48.4.  

Viking harriers heading to regional

Huntington North runner Harrison Niswander competes at the Marion Boys' Cross Country Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Indiana Wesleyan University. Niswander finished third for HNHS and the Vikings as a a team qualified for regional next week.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School boys cross country team earned its way to regional next week by placing third at the Marion Boys’ Cross Country Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The Vikings scored 89 points to be one of the top five teams and thus qualify for the return trip to Marion.

Oak Hill won the team title with 41 points, followed by Wabash with 55 points. Eastbrook with 98 points and Marion with 178 were the last two qualifiers among the 11 teams at the meet.

Viking soccerboys lose to Homestead in sectional title game

Huntington North soccer player Brady Henline battles with a Homestead player for the ball during the New Haven Boys' Soccer Sectional championship game on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 12. The Vikings lost, 3-0.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School boys’ soccer team fell to Homestead, 3-0 in the championship game of the New Haven Boys’ Soccer Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The Spartan scored one goal in the first half and then got two insurance tallies in the second half.

Viking goalkeeper Aidan Hosler made eight saves in the contest.

The Vikings’ season ends at 12-8-1, while Homestead moves on the Kokomo regional with a mark of 9-11.

Ocock scores pair to lead HU over USF on pitch

Sophomore Erick Ocock scored a pair of goals to help lead the Huntington University men’s soccer team to a 6-0 win over visiting University of Saint Francis on Friday, Oct. 11.

Gabe Greenfield and Blake Cooke split time in the nets for the Foresters,  combining for three saves on the day as HU improved to 10-2-2 overall, 4-0-1 in the Crossroads League.

HU spikers drop pair on Saturday

The Huntington University volleyball team dropped a pair of games Saturday, Oct. 12, on the second day of play at the Grand View Tournament in Des Moines, IA.

The Foresters, 13-13, fell to John Brown Univeristy, 11-25, 26-24, 20-25 and 9-25, before losing to Oklahoma City, 12-25 19-25, 26-24, 16-25.

Paiage Earkight and Brandy Michie each  swatted 10 kills to lead the Foresters, who dropped back to 13-13 on the season with the double loss.

Jennings Tacosik wrapped up 35 assists in the match.

HU soccerwomen lose another 1-goal heartbreaker

The Huntington University women’s soccer team lost another one-goal heartbreaker, this time falling 1-0 to host Goshen College on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The Foresters’ 4-10 record now includes seven losses by just one goal.

Goshen got what proved to be the game-winner on a Beatriz Menghin shot from 25 yards out 10 minutes before halftime.

Maddy Moan took the loss in net for HU, stopping five shots.

Pair of frosh lead No. 10 HU men to runner-up at Bethel Invite

Freshmen Haile Stutzman and Kent Yoder placed second and fourth, respectively, to lead the Huntington University men’s cross country team to a second place finish at the Bethel University Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Stutzman was runner-up among 218 runners in the 8K race by clocking in at 25:46.7, 30 seconds behind the time posted by champion Wesley Meyer of Olivet Nazarene. Yoder clocked in at 26:00.0 for his fourth place.

HU, ranked 10th nationally, scored 64 points as a team out of the 16 teams competing. Olivet Nazarene was the team champ with 43 points.

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