Sports

Viking cagers steamroll Southwood

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team steamrolled host Southwood, winning 56-27 on Friday, Nov. 30.

The Vikings built a 15-11 lead in the first quarter and expanded it to 32-21 by halftime. In the second half, the Huntington North defense proved to be virtually impenetrable as the Knights mustered just four points in the third quarter and only two in the fourth. The Vikes tallied 14 points in the third quarter to up their margin to 46-25, then tossed in 10 points in the final frame to cap the win.

Norwell upends Lady Vikes

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team got upended by visiting Norwell, 62-36, on Friday, Nov. 30.

Senior Maddy Robrock and junior Meg McDonald scored 16 and 12 points, respectively, for the Lady Vikings, who drop to 3-6, 0-1 in the Northeast 8 Conference.

Norwell, 7-0, 1-0 in conference, was led by Kaylee Fuelling, who tallied 20 points and Maiah Shelton, who tossed in 19.

Huntington North also lost the junior varsity contest, 41-32.

The Lady Vikes, 5-3, were paced by freshman Grace Sell, who scored 14 points.

Shooting woes doom HU women in loss to USF

Poor shooting doomed the Huntington University women’s basketball team in a 68-47 loss to host University of Saint Francis on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

The Foresters connected on only 15 of 52 shots from the field for 28.8 percent, which included a 1 of 17 showing from beyond the arc.

HNHS boys lose in pool

Nathan York, a junior on the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity swim team, swims the butterfly portion of the 200-yard individual medley on Tuesday, Nov. 27, in a meet against visiting East Noble. York won the race in 2:34.31, but the Vikings lost the meet, 127-33.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School boys’ swim team lost to East Noble, 127-33, on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA.

Nathan York highlighted the Vikings’ night with a win in the 200-yard individual medley. York, a junior, touched the wall in 2:34.31.

Keegan Mautz put forth a silver effort for Huntington North, claiming second in the 100-yard butterfly. The senior touched the wall in 1:08.11.

HNHS girl swimmers lose to East Noble

Allie Aschliman, a sophomore on the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity swim team, competes in the 200-yard freestyle during a meet against visiting East Noble on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Aschliman clocked in at 2:14.79 to win the race. The Lady Vikings lost the meet, 106-64.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity swim team fell to visiting East Noble, 106-64, on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

The Lady Vikings were paced by Allie Aschliman, who posted wins in the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly. The junior topped the freestyle in 2:14.79 and the butterfly in 1:06.17.

Laney Shaw also put forth a golden effort for Huntington North, taking the 50-yard freestyle in :28.02. The junior also earned runner-up honors in the 100-yard freestyle, touching the wall in 1:02.32.

Saint Francis stops HU on hardwood

The Huntington University men’s basketball team got a game-high 28 points from Caleb Middlesworth, but couldn’t overcome host University of Saint Francis, losing 80-75 on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

The opening half saw the Foresters get 15 points from Middlesworth and 11 from Nick Macon to go into the half up 40-39. The visitors expanded their margin to seven points at 51-44, just under two and a half minutes into the second stanza, but the Cougars chipped away at the deficit. By the 10:31 mark, thanks to a 17-8 run, the hosts had seized the lead, 61-59, and never trailed again.

Luers stops Lady Vikes

The Huntington North High School girls’ basketball team suffered a 67-32 defeat to host Bishop Luers on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Senior Maddy Robrock scored 17 points to pace the Lady Vikings, who slip to 3-5.

The Lady Knights were led by Kennedy Glenn, who tallied 14 points.

Huntington North came up short in the junior varsity contest, 28-26.

The Lady Vikes, 5-2, got 15 points from freshman Grace Sell.

Lions Karate Tournament champs


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Members of Genbu-Kai Karate of Indiana Dojo competed in the Lions Karate Tournament of Champions held at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, in Fort Wayne, on Nov.

Karate champs


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Members of Genbu-Kai Karate of Indiana Dojo competed in the Lions Karate Tournament of Champions held at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, in Fort Wayne, on Nov. 3. Those who placed include (from left) Lexi Newsome, first place, 9 to 10-year-old beginner kata; Lauren Worthman, second place, 7 to 8-year-old beginner kata; Sensei Dawn Anderson; Mason Payton, first place, 7 to 8-year-old intermediate kata; and Logan Worthman, first place, 7 to 8-year-old beginner kata.

Vikings taking early lead and hold off Mississinewa for first win

Huntington North forward Sawyer Stoltz tries to hang on to the ball as he goes to the hoop during action against visiting Mississinewa on Saturday night, Nov. 24. Stoltz scored 18 as the Vikings won, 56-50.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team jumped off to a first quarter lead and held on to defeat visiting Mississinewa, 56-50, on Saturday, Nov. 24.

Sawyer Stoltz poured in 18 points and Zach Daugherty added 11 as the Vikings evened their mark at 1-1 on the season.

The Vikes led 17-9 after the first quarter and went into halftime with a 31-23 advantage. They held a 45-37 lead after three quarters.

Middlesworth leads HU men past Manchester

Huntington University guard Nick Macon drives on Manchester defender Nathan Walpole in action at Platt Arena on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 24. Macon had 12 assists to help HU win, 103-84.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Freshman Caleb Middlesworth poured in 25 of his career-high 36 points in the first half to lead the Huntington University men’s basketball team to a 103-84 win over visiting Manchester University on Saturday, Nov. 24.

Rochester man cruises to overall title in 14th annual Turkey Trot

Tom Rohr, of Rochester, heads to victory in the 14th annual Pathfinder Kids Kampus Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 22, in Huntington. Rohr clocked in at 15:34.8 to beat runner-up Nick Johnson, the Huntington University head cross country coach, by more than 15 seconds.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

Tom Rohr, of Rochester, streaked to victory on Thursday, Nov. 22, in the 14th annual Pathfinder Kids Kampus Turkey Trot.

Rohr, 19, won the overall title in the 5K with a time of 15:34.8, an average of 5:01 per mile. He was more than 15 seconds ahead of runner-up Nick Johnson, the Huntington University head cross country coach, who won the 30 to 34 men’s age group with a time of 15:50.1.

Viking basketball team loses opener to Homestead

A defensive struggle in the third quarter flipped the score and momentum as the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team lost its season-opener to host Homestead, 46-41.

The Vikings were up 25-22 after halftime, but Homestead inched ahead at 29-28 with a 7-3 advantage in a tight battle in the third quarter. The hosts then outscored the Vikings in the final frame, 17-13, to get the win.

14th annual Turkey Trot


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Runners head out from the start of the 14th annual Pathfinder Kids Kampus Turkey Trot 5K run/walk from in front of host sponsor McDonald's this morning, Nov. 22. A record number of participants did the annual run/walk or one-mile Turkey Trail, with proceeds going to beneift the children and families served by Pathfinder Kids Kampus.

Homestead rains 3s on Lady Vikes in big win

Host Homestead rained three-pointers on the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basektball team and beat the Lady Vikes, 74-34, on Tuesday, Nov. 20.

Homestead, 5-0, knocked down 14 treys in 23 tries for a sizzling 60.9 percent mark beyond the arc.

The second-ranked Lady Spartans jumped off to a 13-4 lead after the first quarter, then blitzed the Lady Vikings 22-4 in the second frame for a halftime lead of 35-8. Homestead led 58-24 after three quarters.

Huntington North, 3-4, was led by Maddy Robrock with 18 points. The senior hit 7 of 9 from the field.

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