Kennedy leads Lady Vike golfers to second at own invite

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Junior Maddi Kennedy fired a 94 to lead the Huntington North High School girls' varsity golf team to second place out of six competing schools at the 2013 Huntington North Lady Viking Invitational on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

The Lady Vikes had a team score of 371, 21 strokes over champion Marion and nine strokes under third place finisher Northrop.

Lauren McCullough shot a 111 as back-up to Kennedy, followed by Ashley Hall with a 116 and Jessica Wiley with a 121.

Gabrielle Malone was non-scorer with a 125.

Sean Lewis wins second MIB run recently

Participants in the MIB Challenge make their way around the course on Saturday, Aug. 3. The event, sponsored by Huntington North High School’s Men In Black runners, was held at Huntington University’s cross country course.
Photo by André B. Laird.

Sean Lewis, of Huntington, won his second Men in Black running event in the last few weeks as the former Huntington North runner captured the MIB Challenge 5K on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Huntington University cross country course.

Lewis, 20, edged his younger brother Cordell by eight seconds clocking in at 16:34.6 to the younger Lewis' time of 16:42.

Golf tourney to benefit Good, Fairchild is Sept. 8

A golf tournament to benefit the families of two teens injured in a parasailing accident will be held on Sept. 8 at Norwood Golf Club.

Proceeds from the tournament will assist Sidney Good and Alexis Fairchild as they recover from injuries they suffered in a July 1 parasailing accident in Panama City, FL. Fairchild, the daughter of Mike and Angie Fairchild, is now recuperating at home. Good, the daughter of Eric and Amy Good, remains in a rehabilitation facility in Indianapolis.

Bremer earns assistant track coach position at Manchester

Jessica Bremer, who served as an intern for the Huntington University cross country program in 2009, has been named assistant coach for the track and field program at Manchester University.

Bremer earned a Bachelor of Science in exercise and sports sciences from Manchester University in 2011. She served as a graduate assistant for DePauw University's cross country and track and field teams from 2011 to 2013.


Like a cheetah

Photo by Steve Clark.

Kylie Frederick zooms across the court to return a shot in a match on the Huntington North High School tennis courts during open court hours on Thursday, Aug. 1.

Golf tourney for Life House

A golf tournament on Sept. 28 will raise funds for Life House, a shelter and resident program for women in Huntington.

The four-man scramble will be held at the LaFontaine Golf Club, with registration at 8 a.m. and tee-off at 9 a.m. The entry fee, which includes 18 holes, car and lunch, is discounted if paid by Aug. 30.

To register, visit


Local squad is second at tourney

The Huntington County Baseball 12U All-Stars received runner-up honors in the Splash Park Swingfest Tournament last weekend at Billericay Park in Fishers.

Over the weekend the team defeated Whiteland and Fishers. Huntington also defeated Eagle Creek, who was previously undefeated in their 20-plus game season and were the Indianapolis All-Star Champions in a previous tournament.

Huntington went on to face Eagle Creek again in the championship game but was unable to pull off a second victory.


HNHS announces first day of practice for fall teams

The Huntington North High School athletic department has announced the first day of practice for each fall sports team.

They are:

Girls' Golf
Friday, Aug. 2, at LaFontaine Golf Club, 3:30 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 5, at Kriegbaum Field, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Girls' Soccer
Monday, Aug. 5, at track, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., and soccer fields, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Boys' Soccer
Monday, Aug. 5, at soccer fields, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Men in Black Challenge to be held at HU Aug. 3

The third annual Men In Black Challenge will take place Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Huntington University cross county course at 8:30 a.m.

The event, a 5K, is free and hosted by the Huntington North High School boys' cross country team.

Huntington North boys' cross country coach Curtis Hines estimates that last year's race had between 50 and 60 participants.

The Huntington University cross country course is located north of campus off Gragg and Stults roads in Huntington.


Mantle League champions

Photo provided.

TrophyCenter Plus topped Our Sunday Visitor in the championship game of the Huntington County Baseball Mantle League Tournament on Tuesday, July 23, at Homier Park. Team members are (front row from left) Marcus Saunders, Tyler Henline, Matt Hogan, Cody Adams, Scott McClellan, Lucas Johnson and (back row from left) Coach Jeff Phillips, Cody Boyd, Michael Saunders, Mo Phillips, Kody Smith, Austin Tester, Dakota Johnson and Coach Eric Johnson. Not pictured: Coach Matt Adams.

Organizers ready for annual bicycle challenge on Sept. 21

The 10th annual Huntington Bicycle Challenge will be held on Sept. 21.

The title sponsor for this year's event is Human Motor Works. The cycling event is a fund-raiser organized by Pathfinder Services and Parkview Home Health and Hospice.

Proceeds will go to Pathfinder Services to assist teenagers with developmental disabilities with scholarships to attend summer camp and to Parkview Home Health and Hospice's end-of-life care for the terminally ill.

Warren Volunteer Fire Department invites community members to play in Aug. 24 outing at Dogwood Glen

The Warren Volunteer Fire Department invites community members to participate in its annual golf outing on Aug. 24 at Dogwood Glen Golf Course, in Warren, at 8 a.m.

There is a fee per person and a fee per foursome.
Lunch will be served after the outing.

To register, contact Rick Scheiman at 366-3121 or Bolinger's Warren Service & Supply at 375-3010.

Dogwood Glen is located at 753E-900S, Warren.


Golf outing to raise funds for PHH chemo area

A golf outing sponsored by the Diane Miller Foundation will raise funds for the chemotherapy treatment area at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

The golf outing and silent auction will be held Aug. 24 at LaFontaine Golf Club.

Check-in for the scramble begins at noon with play starting at 1 p.m. Play will be followed by dinner.
Bidding in the silent auction will begin at noon and close at 6 p.m.

Registration forms are available online at www.di, and the registration deadline is July 31. Donations may also be made through the website.

County am golf set for Aug. 24-25

The 2013 Huntington County Amateur Golf Championship will be held Aug. 24 and 25.

The 36-hole stroke play tournament will be held at Norwood Golf Club and Etna Acres Golf Club.

Divisions for the tournament are men's championship/men's first flight, men's senior (50 and over) and men's super senior (60 and over).

Seeding for championship and first flights will be determined after the first round.

Runway mile champs

Photo by Steve Clark.

Mandy Bode (left), of Greenfield, and Sean Lewis, of Huntington, were the top female and male finisher, respectively, at the second annual Men in Black Runway Mile on Friday evening, July 19, at the Huntington Municipal Airport. Lewis, 20, was the overall winner in a time of 4:37.2, and Bode, 19, clocked in at 6:20.2 to lead all women.