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Addison Wiley will represent her Cross-Country team at the state competition

Elle McDonald  (left), a Huntington North High School cross-country runner, participates in the Semi-State cross country competition, held on Saturday, Oct. 24. The competition was hosted by New Haven and held at Huntington University’s Cross Country course.
Photo by Eric Christiansen.

The Huntington North High School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the semi-state cross country competition on Saturday, Oct. 24, which was hosted by New Haven and held at the Huntington University Cross Country course.

HNHS Boy's Cross Country season ends at Semi-State


Photo by Eric Christiansen.

The 2020 Semi-State cross country competition, held on Saturday, Oct. 24, was hosted by New Haven at the Huntington University Cross Country course, featuring the girls’ race to start and finishing with the boys’ race. The Huntington North High School boys’ team finished in 14th place, ending their season. 

HN vs. Wayne sectional

Huntington North High School football player Gavin Price tackles a Wayne General during sectional play on Friday, Oct. 23. Wayne advanced to the next round of sectional play with a 12-8 win over the Vikings.

The Huntington North High School varsity football team traveled to Wayne High School to face the Wayne Generals on Friday, Oct. 23, in a rainy, muddy and cold round one of sectional play.

Huntington North’s No. 24 Aden Dennis brought the Vikings an early lead, scoring the first touchdown of the night with 6:43 left in the first quarter. With a successful two-point conversion at the hands of Huntington’s Reid Johnson, the score stood 8-0 in favor of the Vikings.

Cam McCarver competes at sectional play


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Cam McCarver, of the Huntington North High School football team, carries the ball while being tackled by a Wayne General during sectional play on Friday, Oct. 23. The Vikings ultimately fell to the Generals, ending their season with a score of 12-8 for the evening. 

HU women’s soccer vs. IWU

The Huntington University women’s soccer team fell to No. 7 Indiana Wesleyan 3-1 on Saturday, Oct. 24, at King Stadium. Saturday’s contest wraps up conference play for Coach David Lewis and crew as they drop to 1-9-1 overall, 1-7-1 in Crossroads League action.

The Wildcats struck early to snatch a lead they never relinquished. Olivia Schmidt scored at the 10 minute mark, after which HU limited their visitors to just a handful of shots on goal the rest of the period that keeper Riley Voss was able to corral for a 1-0 difference heading into intermission.

Vikings vs. Generals


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Huntington North High School football player Aden Dennis runs the ball downfield during sectional play against the Wayne Generals on Friday, Oct. 23. Huntington North ultimately fell to the Generals with a score of 12-8.

Basketball champs


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A team of fourth grade Roanoke Elementary School students competed over the past six weeks at the Club 1 back-to-school basketball session in Fort Wayne, winning the championship on Sunday, Oct. 11, with a final score of 26-25. Featured (from left) are Coach Jaron Havens, Brody Endsley, Owen Havens, Lane Havens, Dawson Husband, Jace Funk, Lane Canvin, Tyler Cassidy and Coach Scott Husband. Other team members included Maddox McAfee and Hudson Walker. 

Oct. 20 Etna Acres

Despite dipping temperatures and some wind, 16 Seniors played in the Oct. 20 Senior Scramble at Etna Acres Golf Course.

Phil Prater and Bill Tackitt, on holes 12 and 16, respectively, received closest-to-the-pin honors.

Longest drives were made by Jim Karst and Steve Davis, on holes 10 and 14, respectively. A lone chip-in was made by Dean Gifford, on hole 15.

Two teams tied with a score of 34, with the team of Bob Bishop, Bill Fulmer, Jim Karst and Ernie Peas won in the back up with a bird on hole 17.

HU gets stomped twice

The Huntington University volleyball team came up empty on Friday, Oct. 16, against Taylor in a 3-0 decision, 25-21, 25-21, 25-20, at Platt Arena. With the win, the Trojans improved to 7-7 overall, 6-6 in league play, grabbing its second win against the Foresters.

The first set was a battle featuring 15 ties and seven lead changes and while the Foresters never let their visitors stray too far ahead, TU opened up the next two sets with a run forcing HU to chase them the rest of the evening.

HU men win vs. Marian

The Huntington University men’s soccer team lifted themselves past Marian on Wednesday, Oct. 21, under the lights at St. Vincent Field. The 2-1 battle featured Jordan Morris finding side netting with :34 ticks remaining for his second game-winner of the season, his first coming by way of a golden goal against Goshen earlier this month.

HN CC advances to semi-state


Photo by Sean Douglas.

The Huntington North girls cross country team won the team title at the Marion Regional at Indiana Wesleyan University Saturday, Oct. 17, while the Viking boys team finished fourth. Both efforts land the teams spots at the New Haven Semi-State, held at Huntington University, Saturday, Oct. 24.

Addison Wiley was the overall individual winner to lead the Vikings Saturday. She finished with a time of 17:56.8, nearly 31 seconds ahead of Norwell’s Lauren Bales.

Lily Clanin competes in regional cross-country competition


Photo by Sean Douglas.

Huntington North High School cross-country runner Lily Clanin competes in the Saturday, Oct. 17, regional competition, held at Indiana Wesleyan’s cross-country course. 

Bulldogs stomp Vikings

Running the ball through a crowd of New Haven High School football players is Huntington North High School football player Aden Dennis. The New Haven Bulldogs clobbered Huntington North on Friday, Oct. 16, winning 41 to 7.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Huntington North High School football team hosted the New Haven Bulldogs on Friday, Oct. 16, for a conference match.

For the first quarter of the game, New Haven and Huntington North were evenly matched, with neither team able to make a touchdown before the clock hit zero. This quickly changed when New Haven took the first touchdown of the evening. With the extra point made, the score moved to 7-0 in favor of New Haven. With 5:53 left in the first half, the Vikings answered the Bulldogs, evening the score to 7-7.

Challenging the New Haven High School defense


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Attempting to run the ball through the New Haven High School defense is Huntington North High School football player Zach Hubartt. New Haven visited the Vikings on Friday, Oct. 16. 

HU Men’s soccer

The Huntington University men’s soccer team got back on track Saturday afternoon with an inspiring 2-1 come-from-behind win over Taylor at King Stadium.

The first half saw an evenly played contest with Taylor owning a one-shot advantage over their hosts, 5-4, without either team cracking the scoreboard. Thirteen minutes into the second frame, Jhon Alzate lasered a shot off the post that bounced in to put Taylor up 1-0.

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