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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.

Two teams shoot 36 in July 4 Blind Draw; 3 teams tie in Potluck Scramble

Etna Acres Golf Course, in Andrews, has announced results from its 60th birthday and July 4 Blind Draw.

Two teams shot a 36. Winning in the backup was Kurt Biberstein and Larry Sprowl. Second place was Todd Stoffel and Jim Sprowl. Third place with 38 was Larry Garrett and Shelly Rogers.

The July 5 Potluck Scramble winners are as follows:

Three teams tied at 35. Winning in the backup was Matt Bickel, Carol Clabaugh and Pam Clark. Second place was Dan Bickel, Susie Draper and Beth Long.

Sweet shoots hole-in-one

Gary Sweet, of Somerset, achieved a hole-in-one on Monday, July 6, at Etna Acres Golf Course.

The ace was recorded on the course’s eighth hole.

It was witnessed by Steve Davis, Dean Sink and Jon Reed.

Winners announced of Senior men’s golf scramble

Etna Acres Golf Course, in Andrews, has announced the results of its Senior Men’s Scramble on Tuesday, June 30.

Bob Clabaugh achieved two closest-to-the-pin honors, doing so on holes 12 and 16.

Bill Tackett and Don Conley made longest drives on holes 10 and 16, respectively.

Steve Davis, Lee Richards, Denny Thornton and Dean Sink made chip-ins on holes 10, 13, 11 and 16, respectively.

Low score was 31, shot by the team of Bob Bishop, Lee Richards and Steve Shoptaw.  

Strickler nails hole-in-one

Rod Strickler, of Andrews, made a hole-in-one on hole 16 on June 30. The hole-in-one was made during the Etna Acres Golf Course Senior Men’s Scramble. Witnesses were Randy Musselman and Todd Stoffel.

Getting into the swing


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Todd Johnson, of Huntington, prepares to send his ball down the fairway at the beginning of the Huntington County Golf Amateur Tourney held Saturday, June 27, at Etna Acres Golf Course. Twenty-eight golfers took part in the contest in men’s, Seniors’, super Seniors’, super-super Seniors’ and ladies’ divisions.

County Junior Amateur


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Luke Watson, a Southwood student, chips the ball from just off the green on the ninth hole at Clear Creek Golf Course on Wednesday, June 24, during the Huntington County Junior Amateur Golf Tournament.

Watching it roll


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Max Fusselman, a soon to be Huntington North High School freshman, watches his putt roll toward the ninth hole at Clear Creek Golf Course on Wednesday, June 24, during the Huntington County Junior Amateur Golf Tournament.

Etna Acres announces scramble results

Etna Acres Golf Course, in Andrews, has announced the results of its senior men’s scramble on Tuesday, June 16.

Don Conley and Clyde Smith achieved closest-to-the-pin honors, doing so on 12 and 16, respectively.

Steve McCammack recorded the longest drive, hitting his big shot on 15. He also posted a chip-in on 18.

Benny Higdon notched a chip-in on 11.

The low team score was 32. Team members were Higdon, Conley, Bob Price and Greg Shearer.

Historic Warren to sponsor golf tourney to benefit Riverside Park

Historic Warren Inc., an Indiana Mainstreet group, is sponsoring a Florida scramble golf tournament on Saturday, July 18, at Dogwood Glen Golf Course.

Proceeds will benefit the final, third phase of the Downtown Riverside Park project.

Phase three will include a large sidewalk expansion that includes landscaping and new light posts with benches and shades incorporated in with the lighting.

Hole sponsorships are available.

Crossroads League announces soccer changes

The Crossroads League, Huntington University’s athletic conference, has announced a series of major changes to its men’s and women’s league soccer schedules for the upcoming 2020 fall seasons. The changes were implemented in response to the NAIA’s COVID-19 announcement on June 4, to delay the start of the fall seasons and limit the maximum number of contests to be played.

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