Boilers trump JayHawks in Kim League play

The YMCA Kim League basketball program continued the season's play on Saturday, Dec. 5.

The game of the week was featured in the third and fourth grade division, with the Boilers trumping the JayHawks 26-15.

Rees Zay led the JayHawks, as well as all scorers, with 12 points.

For the Boilers, Austin Spahr had 10 points and seven rebounds, Nick Gonzalez added eight points and Collin Landrum canned six points and had three assists.

In other Kim League action:

Third and Fourth Grade Division
The Hoosiers edged the Spartans 28-21.

Wang leads Otters in SWAC 'Odd Ages Rule' meet

The Huntington-Wells Otters participated in the SWAC "Odd Ages Rule" meet from November 20-22 at South Side High School in Fort Wayne.

The tournament was unique in that the usual ages categories were shifted down one year.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Friday Night Mixed
Men's High Game: Archie Haney, 222; Russell Roberts, 211; Joe McCune, 210.
Men's High Series: Russell Roberts, 596; Archie Haney, 582; Joe McCune, 577.
Women's High Game: Angie Tackett, 237; Julie McCune, 192; Jenny Wehr, 173.
Women's High Series: Angie Tackett, 576; Julie McCune, 510; Rainelle Shockome, 445.
Top Teams: High Rollers, 45-19; Ball Breakers, 41-23; Young Balls and Bags, 36-28.
Most Over: Russell Roberts, +68; Joe McCune, +49; Brent Ruckman, +44.

Miller leads HNHS frosh to first win of season

Kalvin Miller scored 17 points to lead the Huntington North High School freshman boys' basketball team to a 40-29 win over visiting Logansport on Monday, Dec. 7.

Other Viking leaders in the team's first win of the season included Trenton Kern and Austin Garde, who each canned eight points.

The freshmen are now 1-2 on the season.


Tackett leads HNHS boys' bowling team to second title of season

The Huntington North High School boys' bowling team won its second invitational tournament of the season, defeating Mishawaka in the championship round in the Boone Grove Invitational in Hebron on Sunday, Dec. 6.

Huntington North defeated seven other teams to advance to the championship round against Mishawaka. In that round, the Vikings tied Mishawaka 169-all, but came back to win the second and third matches, with scores of 215-203 and 169-159 to win the tournament.

To get to the final match, the Vikings had to win three Baker-style matches after two regular games.

Bischoff top individual, but Lady Viking bowlers fall in championship

Despite Elizabeth Bischoff winning the two-game high score overall with 448, it wasn't enough as the Huntington North High School girls' bowling team fell in the championship match at the Boone Grove Invitational on Sunday, Dec. 6.

The Lady Vikings lost the semifinal match against Crown Point 2-1. However, despite the defeat, Huntington North had a winning record on the day.

In the first two regular-style games, the Lady Vikes rolled 837 and 993, respectively. Elizabeth Bischoff rolled 227 in the first game, and Bischoff followed up in the second game with 221.

Crestview 8th-graders split at Tippy; 7th-graders win twice

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team participated in the Tippy Tourney on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Tippecanoe Valley.

In the first game, the eighth-graders defeated Wabash 50-30. Caleb Stoffel and Matt Hogan each had 10 points, Dylan Harter had seven points and Kyle Platt scored five points and had five assists.

The win moved Crestview to a second game against the host, Tippecanoe Valley.

Crestview lost the match 56-30. Hogan had 11 points and four rebounds and Stoffel added five more points.

Riverview boys split at Whitko hoop tourney

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team participated in the Whitko eighth grad boys' basketball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 5.

In the first game, Triton defeated Riverview 36-19. Kody Smith and Riley Velez each had four points for RMS.
In the consolation game, Riverview defeated host Whitko 49-40. Mitchell Highes, Cody West and Riley Velez each had 10 points.

The games took Riverview's record to 1-4 on the season.


Lancers go to OT to upset 12th-ranked Foresters

Playing without leading scorer and rebounder Kevin Kyle, the Huntington University men's basketball team pushed host grace to overtime on Saturday, Dec. 5, before falling 66-62, for its first defeat of the season.

HNHS boys' basketball team shoots itself to loss at Warsaw

Shooting barely over 20 percent for the game, the Huntington North High School boys' basketball team lost to host Warsaw, 35-18, on Saturday, Dec. 5, to fall to 0-3 on the season.

The Vikings hit just 7 of 34 field goal attempts for 20.6 percent in the slow, deliberate match-up. They were completely shut out in the second quarter and topped out at 7 points in the fourth quarter.

Forester women clamp down on Grace for first conference win

With most of lthe Grace team watching, Huntington University women's basketball player Courtney Beerbower goes up for a basket in the opening half of play at HU this afternoon, Saturday, Dec. 5. HU cruised to an 82-62 win.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Ryleigh Carr's four first half steals set the tone for the Huntington University women's basketball team and helped propel it to an 82-62 dusting of visiting Grace College this afternoon, Saturday, Dec. 5.

After giving up a three-pointer on Grace's first possession of the game, the Forester women clamped down on the visitors for the rest of the half, allowing just 20 more points while forcing 14 turnovers, including the quartet of steals by Carr.

Viking in control

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Viking senior Kenny Morton (top) controls his Oak Hill opponent at the Huntington North High School Wrestling Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 5.

HNHS Wrestling Invitational

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Huntington North High School junior Lukas Wygant (back) grapples with his Oak Hill oppponent during the HNHS Wrestling Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 5.