Sports

Win by decision


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Huntington North High School wrestler Matthew Kline attempts to pin his Bellmont High School opponent Aiden Miller on Thursday, Jan. 7. Kline won the match by decision.

HN girls continue win streak

The Huntington North High School Lady Vikings basketball team picked up two wins at the Norwell High School Shootout on Saturday, Jan. 2.

Their first win was against Wawasee High School, 36-27.

Taylor Double led the way with 10 points, with Grace Gross coming in close behind to chip in seven.

Huntington men take win vs. Great Lakes Christian

The Huntington University men’s basketball team ran away from Great Lakes Christian 113-77 Saturday, Jan. 2, in their first game of 2021. Not only was it the Foresters’ largest margin of victory, it also proved the first time this season that coach Kory Alford’s crew eclipsed the century mark.

Reich races in 200 IM


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Huntington North High School varsity swimmer Kayla Reich competes in the 200 Yard IM race against DeKalb High School on Tuesday, Jan. 5.

HN sweeps Manchester

The Huntington North girls and boys swim teams each defeated Manchester Tuesday, Dec. 22.

The girls team defeated Manchester 96-67 while the boys team edged the Squires 78-67.

Girls

Winning events for the girls team were the 200 free relay team of Kayla Reich, Madalyn Sink, Delaney Houser and Mya MacAleese with a time of 2:01.57, Houser in the 50 free in 29.61, Reich in the 100 free in 1:04.31 and the 100 back in 1:12.02, Bekah Brunner in the 500 free in 6:42.67 and MacAleese in the 100 breast in 1:12.04.

HARTA plans Frigid Encounter

Taking off from Schenkel Station for the start of the HARTA Frigid Encounter on New Year’s Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, are walkers Stacia Bollinger (left) and Jenny Carr in costumes.
TAB file photo.

The annual HARTA Frigid Encounter will be held on New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. 1, at 1 p.m.

The encounter will begin at Schenkel Station in Huntington, located at 11 W. State St.

The Frigid Encounter is a free walk/run/bike event along the trails in Huntington. Participants will return to Schenkel Station around 2 p.m.

Hot Chocolate will be served after participants return to celebrate the accomplishment.

Helmets are required for all bike riders.

Visit HARTA Huntington Area Recreational Trails on Facebook for more information.

Upcoming HN athletic events for Dec. 29-Jan. 2

This week in Viking Athletics:

Tuesday, Dec. 29
10 a.m. - boys varsity basketball Holiday Hoops tournament.

Wednesday, Dec. 30
10 a.m. - boys varsity basketball Holiday Hoops tournament.

Saturday, Jan. 2
10 a.m. - girls junior varsity basketball shootout at Norwell High School.
10 a.m. - girls varsity basketball shootout at Norwell High School.

Noon - boys varsity basketball Marion Classic at Marion High School.

HN swim teams take senior night win

Huntington North High School varsity swimmer Blake Anson competes in the 200 Free race against Manchester High School on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the Huntington Parkview Family YMCA.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Huntington North High School varsity swim teams hosted Manchester High School on Tuesday Dec. 22.

It was a successful evening for both teams as the girls’ varsity team managed a 96-67 win over Manchester and the boys’ varsity team accomplished a 78-67 win over their opponents.

Three seniors in Bekah Brunner, Kaylee Levy and Mandi Lippe were recognized for their accomplishments after the 50 free.

Senior swimmer Kaylee Levy


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Huntington North High School senior swimmer Kaylee Levy leads her parents Jessica and Eric Levy down the walkway beside the Huntington Parkview Family YMCA pool during the HNHS senior night presentation on Tuesday, Dec. 22.

Senior swimmer Bekah Brunner


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Huntington North High School senior swimmer Bekah Brunner (middle) is escorted by her parents Sarah Brunner (left) and Dave Brunner (right) during the Huntington North High School senior night presentation on Tue-
sday, Dec 22.

Senior swimmer Mandi Lippe


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Huntington North High School senior swimmer Mandi Lippe (middle) walks arm-in-arm with her parents Chad Lippe (left) and Jodi Lippe (right) during the HNHS senior night presentation for the swim team on Tuesday, Dec. 22.

Landrigan, a Huntington North High School competes at Manchester High School


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Henry Landrigan, a Huntington North High School varsity swimmer, competes against Manchester High School on Tuesday, Dec. 22.  Both of the Viking swim teams took home wins against Manchester that night.

Haston competes in the 100 Yard Butterfly


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Huntington North High School swimmer Makenna Haston competes in the 100 Yard Butterfly on Tuesday, Dec. 22.

Hall of Fame


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Huntington North High School athletic director Kris Teusch (left) presents Cathedral High School girl’s varsity basketball coach Lisa Winter Finn with a plaque to commemorate  Finn’s accomplishment of being named into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s Women’s 2021 Silver Anniversary Team. Wednesday, Dec. 23.

HNHS takes on Indy Cathedral

Huntington North High School varsity basketball player Grace Gross makes a free throw against Cathedral High School on Wednesday, Dec. 23.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team hosted the Cathedral High School Lady Irish basketball team on Wednesday, Dec. 23, taking their fifth consecutive win in a row.

The Lady Irish basketball team is coached by Lisa Winter Finn, a former HNHS basketball player and the 1996 Indiana Miss Basketball.

Finn was honored between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games that night for being named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s Women’s 2021 Silver Anniversary Team. She was presented a plaque by HNHS athletic director Kris Teusch.

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