Sports

HN girls lose to CC Eagles

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team traveled to Columbia City High School on Saturday, Jan. 16, falling 38-45.

The Lady Vikings were led by Reece Colclesser and Grace Sell, who provided the team with 10 points each.

HN put out a good first quarter, ending with 15 points compared to CC’s five. The Vikings would advance to 24 points by the end of the first half, with CC only sitting at 12.

HN wrestling comes in 2nd place overall

The Huntington North High School wrestling teams competed in the Adams Central High School tournament on Saturday, Jan. 16, taking second place overall with 315.5 points.  

First place would go to Cowan Junior/Senior High School, with 319 points.
Champions for the Vikings included Preston Teusch, Michael Kline and Justin Kinsey.

Second place wrestlers included Solomon Barnum and Luke Teusch.
Jackson Holzinger, Lan-din Amerman, Matthew Kline, Julian Fletcher and Aidan Raab would take third place.

HN wrestlers fall to the Carroll High Chargers

The Huntington North High School wrestling teams hosted Carroll High School on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Featured above, HN senior Matthew Kline competes against Ethan Fitch.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Huntington North High School junior varsity and varsity wrestling teams faced off with the Carroll High School Chargers on Wednesday, Jan. 13, falling 14-48 to the Chargers.

Wins for the Vikings included Jack Holzinger, Landin Amerman, Matthew Kline and Preston Burcham.

Jack Holzinger competes against Aidan Church


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Huntington North High School wrestling teams hosted Carroll High School on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Featured, HN sophomore Jack Holzinger competes against Aidan Church.

Tournament dates to be announced soon

Plans for the tournament pairings shows for three winter sports have been announced by the Indiana High School Athletic Association.

Pairings for the 46th girl basketball state tournament will be revealed on Sunday, Jan. 24, beginning at 7 p.m.

The opening round games for the 111th boys basketball state tournament will be announced on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m.

Both two-hour programs, hosted by Bob Lovell and Greg Rakestraw, will stream exclusively on the IHSAA’s video portal at IHSAAtv.org (no television) and via affiliates of the IHSAA Champions Radio Network.

HN swim finds Jan. 12 success

Huntington North High School varsity swimmer Jamison Heyde competes in the 100-yard backstroke on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Huntington Parkview Family YMCA. HN won out over their guests, Wabash High School.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

On Monday, Jan. 11, the Huntington North  High School varsity swim teams traveled to Oak Hill High School. Both teams were defeated by the Golden Eagles: girls 60-120, boys 67-106.

The next evening, Tuesday, Jan. 12, HNHS hosted Wabash High School at the Huntington Parkview Family YMCA.

Both the girls and boys teams came away with victories over the visitors at their home pool.  The girls defeated a shorthanded Wabash team 104-36, while the boys won 95-65.  

Top girl finishers included the following:

Jeff Gross competes in the 100-yard backstroke


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Huntington North High School swimmer Jeff Gross competes in the 100-yard backstroke on Tuesday, Jan. 12, against Wabash High School.

Jamison Heyde competes in the 100-yard backstroke


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Huntington North High School varsity swimmer Jamison Heyde competes in the 100-yard backstroke on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Huntington Parkview Family YMCA. HN won out over their guests, Wabash High School.

HN varsity boys bring home win vs. Northside HS

The Huntington North High School varsity boy’s basketball team traveled to Fort Wayne Northside on Wednesday, Jan. 13, taking home a 64-55 win.

By the end of the first quarter, Huntington would have the lead by one point, with a score standing at 16-15. Earning 17 points in the second quarter, they would lead 33-28 at the half.

In the third quarter, each team would earn seven points, taking the score to 40-35.

It was the last quarter that both teams turned things up a notch, with Northside earning 20 points and Huntington earning 24 to clinch their 64-55 win.

HN girls take on Generals, taking away a 61-35 win

The Huntington North High School girl’s basketball team traveled to Fort Wayne Wayne High School on Wednesday, Jan. 13, picking up a tremendous 61-35 win against the Wayne Generals.

Leah Campbell would lead the way for the Lady Vikings with 19 points, five rebounds and four assists. Taylor Double would come in with 13 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and three steals. Reece Colclesser would provide 11 points, two rebounds and two assists.

This brings the overall record for the Lady Vikings to 11-5.

HU men manage last-second win

Huntington University sophomore Zach Goodline’s layup with 0.2 seconds remaining lifted the visiting Huntington men’s basketball team past No. 10 Marian, 73-71, on Monday, Jan. 11, at the P.E. Center. It’s HU’s most notable win of the year with a resume that also includes beating IU East and Indiana Tech. The win also snaps a four-game win streak the Knights held over the Foresters.

“I am extremely proud of our effort tonight,” said Coach Kory Alford. “Our focus in practice last week was defensive intensity and rebounding and we were able to bring that for 40 minutes.

Viking wrestlers take on Chargers


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Huntington North High School junior varsity and varsity wrestling teams hosted the Carroll High School Chargers on Wednesday, Jan. 13, falling to their guests. Featured is varsity wrestler Trent Cox wrestling against Carroll's Landin King.

HN girls find end to win streak January 9

Huntington North High School varsity basketball player Leah Campbell drives past her East Noble opponent Anna Becker while looking for a teammate to pass the ball off to. The Lady Vikings took a win against East Noble on Friday, Jan. 8.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Huntington North High School Lady Vikings picked up their 10th win of the season on Friday, Jan. 8, marking their eighth win in a row.

The Lady Vikings won out over East Noble 34 to 31 at North Arena.

Leah Campbell would lead the Lady Vikes with eight points and Taylor Double and Grace Gross would each add seven points.

The win streak would finally come to an end for the Lady Vikings when they faced Norwell High School on Saturday, Jan. 9. Norwell took a close 43-46 win over their hosts that night, bringing the Lady Vikes a record of 10-5.

Grace Gross competes against the East Noble Knights


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Huntington North High School varsity basketball player Grace Gross makes a pass to a teammate during competition against the East Noble Knights on Friday, Jan. 8.

HN varsity boys take very narrow win

The Huntington North High School varsity boy’s basketball team traveled to compete against the East Noble Knights on Saturday, Jan. 9, taking a close 40-38 win over the East Noble Knights.

It was a close game throughout the entire competition, with East Noble holding on to the lead by the end of the first quarter and Huntington taking the lead at the end of the half.

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