Monday, February 16, 2009 12:51 PM
The 11th-ranked Huntington University women's basketball team blew a 16-point lead in the first half and were upset by host Spring Arbor University, 63-62, on Saturday, Feb. 14.
Courtney Beerbower's basket with 4:20 left in the first half gave the Forester women, 19-6 overall, a 28-12 lead. Spring Arbor, however, knocked down three 3-pointers in two minutes and cut HU's lead to 35-25 at the half.
Sunday, February 15, 2009 7:04 PM
Sunday, February 15, 2009 6:58 PM
Sunday, February 15, 2009 11:32 AM
Rob Sands' 24 points weren't enough to stop a fourth consecutive loss for the Huntington North High School boys' basketball team on Saturday, Feb. 14, as it fell to host Fort Wayne North Side, 55-48.
Sands, a senior guard, connected on eight of 14 shots from the field, including 4 of 8 from three-point range, and hit all four free throw chances to lead all scorers, but it wasn't enough to keep the Vikings from dropping to 5-10 on the season.
Thursday, February 12, 2009 8:56 PM
Kelsey Green came off the bench with 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead the No. 11-ranked Huntington University women's basketball team to a 74-46 tanning of visiting Goshen College on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
Improving to 19-5 and 10-3 in the Mid-Central College Conference, the Forester women took control midway through the first half with an 11-3 run that gave them a 25-11 lead. They coasted into halftime up 41-23, and slowly expanded the margin in the second half. The game was ended with 1:27 left in the contest when the Merillat Center lost power, and Goshen conceded the contest.
Thursday, February 12, 2009 8:52 PM
A sweep in the 200-meter individual medley and a personal best in diving by Casey Dubuc helped the Huntington North High School boys' swim team to a 99-86 victory over host Bluffton on Tuesday, Feb. 10.
Skyler Ruschhaupt, Chris Royer and Taylor Mortorff did the 1-2-3 thing, respectively, for HNHS in the 200 IM, with Ruschhaupt winning in 2:18.19.
Ruschhaupt also won the 100-meter breaststroke, and was part of two winning relay teams. Shaun Marion also had two individual wins and two relay victories.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 2:23 PM
Men's High Game: Shawn Miller, 289; Les Howe, 266.
Men's High Series: Les Howe, 737; Kevin Rice, 722.
Most Over: Shawn Miller, +84; Dave Sweet, +67.
Women's High Game: Stacey Bischoff, 242; Janice Hanson, 228.
Women's High Series: Stacey Bischoff, 667; Jenni Elzey, 633.
Most Over: Stacey Bischoff, +47; Janice Hanson, +37.
Men's High Game: Bill Sparks, 289; Eric Allred, 247.
Men's High Series: Bill Sparks, 783; Eric Allred, 668.
Most Over: Bill Sparks, +108; Greg McHenry, +83.
Monday, February 9, 2009 5:35 PM
FRIDAY NIGHT MIXED
Men's High Game: Andrew Rittenhouse, 235; Larry Quinn, 232; Skip Sandlin, 214.
Men's High Series: Andrew Rittenhouse, 601; Keith Schmittler, 579; Russell Roberts, 568.
Women's High Game: Judy Quinn, 207; Julie Jones, 194; Julie McCune, 183.
Women's High Series: Judy Quinn, 537; Angie Tackett, 525; Julie Jones, 508.
Most Over: Skip Sandlin, +100; Julie Jones, +79; Brent Ruckman, +74.
Top Teams: Mixed Nuts, 26-6; Team #12, 21-11; Ball Breakers, 19-13.
Monday, February 9, 2009 8:04 AM
Host Fort Wayne Snider proved too much for the Huntington North High School boys’ basketball team on Saturday night, Feb. 7, as the Vikings fell, 62-34.
Huntington North, 5-8, found itself on the short side of a 22-12 first quarter score, and then things went south from there. They only tallied five points in the second quarter and were down at the half, 36-17. They trailed after three quarters 54-27.
Jordan Beaver with 10 points led the Vikings. Rob Sands added eight points, four assists and two steals.
Sunday, February 8, 2009 8:18 PM
Freshman Cassie Hacker barely missed a trip to the state swimming finals and was the top finisher for Huntington North at the Warsaw Girls Swimming Sectional on Saturday, Feb. 7.
Hacker's time of 1:15.13 placed her .36 seconds behind Columbia City frosh Jenna Bosselman in the 100-yard breaststroke in the finals of that event, with only the winners of each event and those meeting state qualifying times moving on to next week's state swim meet.
Hacker also finished fourth in the 100-yeard freestyle, in :59.95.
Sunday, February 8, 2009 6:29 PM
Sunday, February 8, 2009 5:54 PM
Friday, February 6, 2009 5:35 PM
MONDAY EARLY BIRD
Men's High Game: Bill Kusler, 243; Bill Reed, 225; Thurman Glassburn, 192.
Men's High Series: Bill Kusler, 613; Bill Reed, 544; Dick Wymer, 501.
Women's High Game: Sharon Wymer, 129; Billie Smith, 114; Rosalyn Hughes, 103.
Women's High Series: Sharon Wymer, 362; Billie Smith, 293; Rosalyn Hughes, 269.
Most Over: Bill Kusler, +103; Dick Wymer, +90; Sharon Wymer, +23.
Top Teams: The B's, 21-3; Team #3, 15-9; Team #2, 13-11.
Friday, February 6, 2009 3:29 PM
Crestview Middle School defeated Riverview Middle School to win the eighth grade girls' basketball title in Huntington County Middle School Tournament, while the results were the other way around in the seventh grade girls' tournament.
Kelsey Howell tossed in eight points to lead the Crestview eighth grade team to a32-26 victory over Riverview on Wednesday, Feb. 4.
Friday, February 6, 2009 3:26 PM
Riverview won the seventh grade girls' county tournament. Pictured are (front row from left) cheerleaders Madison Waldfogel, Annaliese Kline, Holly Bickel, Rebecca Shenefield, Gabrielle Malone, Jamie Feller, Lauren McCullough and Katelyn Stech; (second row from left) Allyson Faurote, Jessie Earhart, Jessica Thompson, Tiffany Burke, Madison Klender and Marissa Patrick; and (back row from left) Assistant Coach Ryan Bonner, Kaylynn Burnworth, Alexa Shoemaker, Savannah Foister, Lindsey Foster, Alyssa Hiple, Mikayla Carpenter, Coach Justin Imel.
Friday, February 6, 2009 3:21 PM
Crestview won the eighth grade girls' county tournament. Pictured are (front row from left) cheerleaders Taylor Phillips, Sydney Evans, Megan Phillips, Carissa Wiley, Stephanie Freeman, Justine Sherman, Ana Wenning, Machaela Mertz and Kimberly Truax; second row from left) manager Jessie Miller, Kayla Patrick, Taylor Stone, Marisa Kitt, Kelsey Hollowell, Alexis Wygant and Alyssa Auginbaugh.; and (back row from left) Coach Chris Oswalt, Jessica Williams, Kelsey Shultz, Allyson Trout, Allison Henn, Ally Baldridge and Brooke Rethlake.
Friday, February 6, 2009 3:17 PM
Riverview and Salamonie middle schools faced off in the seventh grade championship game in the Huntington County boys' middle school basketball tournament on Thursday, Feb. 5, with the Salamonie team taking the title.
It's the first time since 1994 the Salamonie seventh grade boys' team has won the county championship.
In the eighth grade boys' tournament, Crestview and Riverview met for the championship game, also on Feb. 5, with Crestview ending up on top.