Mantle League champions

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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.

Runway mile

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Among the competitors in the second annual Men in Black Runway Mile on Friday evening, June 19, at the Huntington Municipal Airport are (from left) Charles Mettler, Cordell Lewis and Matt Dewitt, who would finish third, second and seventh, repsectively.

HCB Koufax League champ

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Gerdau defeated Miami Tool and Die 13-6 in the championship game of the Huntington County Baseball Koufax League Tournament on Tuesday, July 16, at Homier Park, in Huntington. Miami Tool and Die won the first game 7-6 to force a decisive second match in the double elimination tournament before Gerdau rebounded.

Vikings' Smith to play at Heartland CC

Foremr Huntington North baseball player Quinton Smith, shown pitching for the Summit City Sluggers traveling baseball eam, will continue his diamond career at Hertland Community College, in Normal, IL.
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Quinton Smith, a 2013 graduate of Huntington North High Schoolwill be continuing his baseball career at Heartland Community College in Normal, IL.

Smith, a left-handed pitcher for the Huntington North varsity baseball team, actually got noticed by Heartland's staff while playing with the Summit City Sluggers traveling team in the summer of 2012.

Zay, 3 Boones make up winning team at Klepper Memorial outing

Doug Boone (right), coordinator of the Denny Klepper Memorial Golf Outing, hands a check from the proceeds of the event to Tim Kaufman, Knights of Columbus No. 1014 Grand Knight. The event was held on June 14.
Photo by André B. Laird.

Ten teams took part in the Denny Klepper Memorial Golf Outing, with a foursome made up of Andy Zay, Terri Boone, Tara Boone and Derek Boone finishing with top honors.

The outing was held June 14 at the LaFontaine Golf Club. Students from Huntington Catholic School volunteered to help at the tournament.

Proceeds from the event were donated to Huntington Catholic School, where Klepper's daughter was a student at the time of his death in 2008 of injuries suffered in a work-related accident.

Dyer again captains team to PHH golf win

Parkview Huntington Golf Classic team members (from left) Chris Hoke, E.J. Carroll, State Rep. Dan Leonard and Dr. Derek Dyer captured first place at this year’s event, which raised funds to support to the purchase of an infant warmer.
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For the second consecutive year, a foursome captained by Dr. Derek Dyer posted the low score of the day to capture the first place in the 23rd annual Parkview Huntington Golf Classic, held June 27 at LaFontaine Golf Club.

Proceeds from the day topped the goal of $18,700 and will purchase a portable infant warming unit for use in Parkview Huntington Hospital's Family Birthing Center.

Miller golf outing and auction set for Aug. 24 at LGC

The "Live Life with No Regrets" Golf Outing/- Silent Auction will be held Aug. 24 at LaFontaine Golf Club, in Huntington.

The outing begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m., followed by the silent auction and a dinner at 5:30 p.m.

There is a fee per person or a fee per foursome.

The outing is in honor and memory of Diane Miller, who lost her battle with breast cancer 10 years ago. Proceeds raised will be donated to the Chemotherapy Treatment Clinic at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

11 Huntington University sports teams earn NAIA scholar-team accolades

Eleven of Huntington University's 14 teams have been named 2012-2013 Scholar-Teams by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale as defined by the institution. The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.


Photo by Steve Clark.

Tyler Melcher of Dennis Grain drives a pitch in the Huntington County Baseball Mays League Tournament championship game against Bolinger's Propane Service on Tuesday evening, July 16, at Homier Park. Dennis Grain won the title.

Look out!

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Parker Thompson of Gerdau gets out of the way of a high and tight pitch in Koufax League Huntington County Baseball Tournament action on Tuesday, July 16, against Miami Tool and Die at Homier Park.