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Senior Men’s Scramble results

Etna Acres has announced the results for the Tuesday, July 28, Senior Men’s Scramble.

Steve Davis and Bob Bishop received closest-to-the-pin honors on holes 12 and 16, respectively.

Longest drives were made by Bennie Higdon on hole 10 and Denny Thornton on hole 14.

Chip-ins were made  by Steve McCammack on hole 11, Don Alexander and Larry Garett on hole 13, and Larry Sprowl on hole 17.

The team of Steve Davis, Tim Hamilton, Dean Gifford and Garry Sutton came in first with a score of 30.

Wright lands Hole in One at Etna Acres

After 51 years of playing golf at Etna Acres, Larry Wright, of LaFontaine, made a hole-in-one during the July 28 men’s league. His partner, Jake Shaw, and opponents Robert Mendoza and Larry Garrett witnessed his ace on hole 12.

Crossroads League officials hope to play in 2020-21

The Crossroads League supports the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) governing body and the difficult decisions being made around the country.

A recent press release states the Council of Presidents and Athletic Directors continue to meet and assess competition within the Crossroads League.

The Crossroads League is committed to holding athletic contests for the 2020-2021 school year.

The commitment follows the current guidelines established by local and state health departments, the Centers of Disease Control and the NAIA.

Paul Memorial Scholarship awards $500 each

Recipients of the Steve and Peggy Paul Memorial Scholarship hold a banner thanking sponsors of the annual golf outing fund-raiser. Pictured (from left) are Wade Kingrey, Miranda Smart, Haley Burnau and Madeliene Laymon. Not pictured are Josi Barscz, Karmen Koch and Savannah Scott.
Photo provided.

The 2020 recipients of the Steve and Peggy Paul Memorial Scholarship are Josi Barscz, Haley Burnau, Wade Kingrey, Karmen Koch, Madeliene Laymon, Savannah Scott and Miranda Smart.

This year’s recipients received $500 each to go towards their continuing education in their chosen fields.

A golf outing fund-raiser for the 2020 scholarship will be held on Sept. 19 at Clear Creek Golf Course. Anyone who would like to make a monetary, prize or food donation is asked to contact Rich Tilden at L&S Transmission, 1126 First St., or via phone at 356-1133.

Etna Acres Senior Scramble results

Etna Acres has announced the results for its July 21 Senior Men’s Scramble.

Mark Laymon and Steve Davis made longest drives on holes one and three, respectively.

Phil Prater and Bob Bishop made closest-to-the-pin honors, Prater on hole two and Bishop on hole eight.

Don Alexander, Paul Shroeter and Steve Shoptaw made chip-ins on holes nine, seven and two, respectively.

The team of Bob Clabaugh, Larry Sprowl, Bowdy Bryant and Denny Thornton had the low score of 32.

Huntington University Women’s track and field is scholar team

The Huntington wo-men’s track and field team claimed a 3.54 GPA this past academic year to be named the 2020 NAIA Women’s Indoor Track and Field National Scholar Team of the Year as announced by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USATFCCCA).

HU won the national title at the 2020 NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships in early March by scoring 77 points with Aspen Dirr and Hannah Stoffel combining for 62 of those.

Overall, there were 57 different programs honored for their academic excellence.

Deadline to register for PAL football is Friday, July 31

Registration is open for the 2020 Contact and Flag Football leagues at the Police Athletic League, in Huntington.

There is a cost to play in either league, but fund-raising is available to lower the cost.

The Contact Football league is open to children ages 9 to 12 as of Sept. 1, as long as they weigh at least 65 pounds.

According to Secretary Treasurer of the PAL Club, Tom Hughes, “Anyone considering playing contact football is strongly encouraged to sign up this year.”

Re­sults for Etna Acres Scramble

Etna Acres has announced the results for the July 14 Senior Men’s Scramble.

Bill Tackett and Ernie Peas made longest drives on holes 10 and 15, respectively.

Steve Davis received a closest-to-the-pin honor on hole 12.

Dean Sink and Mick Bickel made chip-ins on holes 10 and 11, respectively.

The team of Steve Davis, Denny Thornton and Jim Kuhens received first place with a score of 30.

Second place went to the team of Bob Bishop, Steve McCammack, Kevin Cox and Marvan Higdon with a score of 31.

Two teams tied with 32.

Crossroads League announces Academic League award winners

The Crossroads League announced its 2019-2020 Academic All-Crossroads League award winners on Tuesday, July 14.

The league recognized 725 student-athletes from the sports of cross country, soccer, volleyball, basketball, track and field, baseball, softball, tennis and golf.
In order to be eligible for Academic All-Crossroads League recognition, a student-athlete must have reached junior status academically with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher at the conclusion of the spring semester and must have been nominated by their institution.

Junior-Senior golf tournament results announced by Etna Acres golf course

Father and son team, Nolan and Daniel Chenoweth, of Van Buren, discuss their course of action for putting the ball into hole two during the Junior/Senior golf tournament at Etna Acres on Saturday, July 11.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Etna Acres has announced the standings for the Junior-Senior golf tournament held on Saturday, July 11.

In the 9 and under category, the team of Dylan Powell and LaVon Birkey, of LaFontaine, came in first place. Second place went to Nolan and Daniel Chenoweth, of Van Buren.

In the 10 to 13 age category, first place went to Gavin Stout and Spencer Khrin, of Wabash.

In the 12 and over category, Cayden and Larry Powell, of LaFontaine, came in first place.

Cayden Powell strikes ball at Junior/Senior golf tournament


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Cayden Powell, of LaFontaine, prepares to strike the golf ball on hole two during the Junior/Senior golf tournament at Etna Acres golf course on Saturday, July 11. Powell was partnered with his grandfather, Larry Powell.

Parks Department opens co-ed softball registration

Registration is open through the Huntington Parks & Recreation Department for co-ed and men’s 2020 softball leagues.

The Men’s League begins July 28, while the Co-ed League starts Aug. 2.

There will be a 12-game season and double elimination tournament.

There is a fee to register a team. Call 358-2323 ext. 2502 to sign up or for more information.

Etna Acres Thursday Scramble League results

Etna Acres Golf Course, in Andrews, has announced the results of its Thursday Scramble League on July 9.

Bob and Carol Clabaugh achieved closest-to-the-pin honors on 2.

Randy Musselman and Monte Cardwell also reached closest-to-the-pin on 8.

The longest putt was succeeded on 7 by Joy and Don Conley.

Additionally, the Ladies League on July 8 saw Cheryl Chopson, Robyn Hovey and Carol Clabaugh get closest to the green.

Debbie Reahard notched a chip-in.

Stoffel named Athlete of the Year by Crossroads

Athlete-of-the-Year Hannah Stoffel
Photo provided.

The Crossroads League announced its 2019-2020 Female Athlete-of-the-Year honor on July 9, with two-sport standouts Hannah Stoffel of Huntington and Erin Oleksak of Marian sharing the prestigious award.

It’s the first time in league history that two athletes have shared this designation. It’s also the first time in school history that a Huntington female has received this high praise.

Davis and Stoffel mark longest drives in Senior Men’s tourney at Etna Acres

Etna Acres Golf Course, in Andrews, has announced the results of its Senior Men’s Scramble on Tuesday, July 7.

Longest drives were made by Steve Davis and Darwin Stoffel, on holes three and nine, respectively.

Closest-to-the-pin honors went to Richard Batterson on hole eight and Steve Davis on hole two.

Richard Batterson and Bob Clabaugh made chip-ins on holes three and two, respectively.

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