CMS girls run to second at Carroll XC meet

Emma Melcher's runner-up finish helped the Crestview Middle School girls' cross country team capture second in a meet at Carroll Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

After Melcher, Meagan Thomas claimed sixth, Chloe Scheiber took 10th, Alena Miller secured 13th and Katie Melcher placed 15th to round out the team.


CMS boy harriers second at Carroll

The Crestview Middle School boys' cross country team took second place in a meet at Carroll Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Two Cougars finished in the top 10, with Reid Dillion capturing third and Jacob Foster taking fifth.

After Foster, Isaiah Clampitt, Isaac Browning and Adam Zahn finished in sequence, 15th through 17th, respectively. Drew Davis came in 19th to complete the team.


CMS volleyball teams fall to Southwood

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team fell to host Southwood, 18-25, 19-25, on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Karmen Koch and Kalee Platt generated five and three kills, respectively, for the Cougars, 3-3.

Peyton Butler supplied seven assists and Katie Jamison added six.

The seventh grade team also lost, 19-25, 18-25, to fall to 2-4.

Jessica Henline tallied seven points and Emma Hollman had six to lead Crestview.


CMS 8 spikers top Indian Springs

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team topped visiting Indian Springs, 25-15, 25-16, on Monday, Sept. 16.

The Cougars, 3-2, got three kills apiece from Johanna Dohrman and Karmen Koch. Katie Jamison facilitated the offense with 17 assists.

The seventh grade team also won, 25-10, 25-13, to improve to 2-3.


Thirion scores 4 more as Viking booters win

Sacha Thirion scored four more goals as the Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team downed visiting Peru, 5-1, on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Thirion, a senior exchange student, notched a pair of goals in each half as the Vikings hit the .500 mark at 5-5-1 on the season.

Thirion has scored 15 goals in five games.

Tyler Henline got the remaining HNHS goal, and Danny Becker and Alex Hosler each had a pair of assists.

Goalie Chad Wingo had four saves to get the win.

HNHS netboys take one on chin against Marion

A three-set victory by the second doubles team was the lone bright spot for the Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team as it lost to host Marion, 1-4, on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Senior Andrew Smith and freshman Nick May lost the first set to Nicholas Spitzer and Andrew Wilkerson, 3-6, but came back with identical 6-2 scores in the next two sets to get the lone win for the Vikings, 3-9.

HU booters lose to Trinity, 1-0

The Huntington University men's soccer team lost to visiting Trinity Christian College, 1-0, on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

After a scoreless first half, the Trolls found the back of the net and the Foresters failed to respond to drop to .500 on the season at 4-4.

Drew Mattingly went the distance in goal for Huntington, making five saves in the loss.


HU women booters have chances but come up empty against Trinity

The Huntington University women's soccer team had opportunities to score but couldn't convert, losing to visiting Trinity Christian College, 1-0, on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

The Trolls found the back of the net in the second half to break open the scoreless game.

The Foresters took seven shots on goal. Offensive standouts Sam Cubic and Kaitlyn Dreman fired two apiece, but came up empty and Huntington fell to 1-7.

Caitlin Adams handled goalkeeping duties for the Foresters, recording six stops in the loss.


IWU sweeps HU spikers

The Huntington University volleyball team was outmatched on offense by visiting Indiana Wesleyan University on Wednesday, Sept. 18, losing in straight sets, 17-25, 16-25, 23-25.

The Foresters, 2-11, 1-3 in the Crossroads League, managed only 20 kills to the Wildcats' 41. Melissa Grossman supplied 10 to Huntington's cause, but no other Forester had more than three.

On the other side of the net, Kristine Egebrecht produced a game-high 13 kills and three other Wildcats added nine apiece.

HU netmen sweep doubles in win over Indiana Tech

The Huntington University men's tennis team swept doubles play against visiting Indiana Tech University on Wednesday, Sept. 18, on its way to a 6-3 win.

Vlad Knudziy and Jose Hungria led the way at first doubles with an 8-4 win over Mikel Oscoz and Joaquin de Leon del Rosario, Joseph Straznicky and Diego Inurritegui topped Joaquin Ferrando and Gaston Raposo at second doubles, 8-3, and Zakk Sparks and Joe Brenneman recorded an 8-5 decision over Sriram Aranganathan and Vinicuis Silva in third doubles action.

Mettler donates to HNHS football

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Dave Mettler of Mettler Insurance Agency (left) donates a $500 check to Huntington North High School Football Head Coach Trent Fine. The funds will be used to fund the football program.

Forester netmen dominate singles on way to beating SAU

Huntington University's Vlad Khudziy is more than a little airborne during the number one doubles match he and Jose Hungria played on Tuesday, Sept. 17, against visiting Spring Arbor University.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington University men's tennis team dominated singles play and beat visiting Spring Arbor University, 7-2, on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

The Foresters, 6-2 overall and 5-1 in Crossroads League play, won five of the six singles matches, led by first singles player Vlad Khudziy with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Matt Wojkowski.

HU women netters fall to SAU

The Huntington University women's tennis team lost to visiting Spring Arbor University, 3-6, on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

The Foresters No. 1 singles player, Cassie Kasicki certainly didn't disappoint, running past Hope Roefels, 6-1, 6-0, but the Foresters were able to grab only two more wins on the day as they fell to 3-4 overall, 3-3 in Crossroads League play.

Morgan Bemisderfer at third singles got a second singles win for HU, defeating Jenna Bart, 6-3, 6-0. The other HU win was at second doubles, where Celine Rongos and Katie Johnson topped Bart and Katie Storrer, 8-3.

Hornets 4-0 in fall league in CC

The Huntington Hornets 10U all-star team posted a 4-0 record in fall league competition at Columbia City.

Kate Leichty led the team with an 8 for 8 performance at the plate that produced two home runs and 14 RBI. She scored nine runs in the process and stole eight bases along the way.

Madison Reust also had a big bat, going 4 for 5 with a pair of 3-run homers. Carly Collins supplied a grand slam and a triple and MacKenzie LaCroix added two triples and double on a 6 for 7 showing at the plate.

Hosler scores pair as Viking booters down Kokomo

Huntington North midfielder Danny Becker passes the ball to a teammate from the right corner during play against visiting Kokomo on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The Vikings won 4-3.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Alex Hosler scored a goal in each half to lead the Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team to a 4-3 win over visiting Kokomo on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Sacha Thirion scored a goal and had two assists and Trey Sorg had a goal and an assist as the Vikings improved to 4-5-1 on the season.

Sorg got the Vikings on the board first, and Hosler used assists from Thirion and Sorg to put the locals up 2-0 on the way to a 2-1 halftime lead.