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Quarterback club golf outing on Sunday, May 16

The seventh annual Huntington Quarterback Club Golf Outing at Norwood Golf Club will be held on Sunday, May 16, and sponsorships and scramble team registrations are being accepted.

Flights will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Registration for the first flight will begin at 6:45 a.m. the day of the event, with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start. Registration for the second flight will begin at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Tournament sponsorships can be purchased for the scoreboard, as well as tee or green sponsor.

Close, Chanley and Lund lead HNHS softball team to 14-0 beatdown of Muncie Central

Jordie Close and Lauren Chanley combined for seven runs and five RBI to lead the Huntington North High School varsity softball team to a 14-0 shutout of visiting Muncie Central on Tuesday, April 27.

Maureen Lund had the shutout for the Lady Vikings, now 6-3, allowing only one hit while striking out eight in five innings of work.

Close scored four times and had two RBI and two hits while Chanley had three runs and three RBI with a 4 for 4 hitting performance to lead the offense. Audrey Hiner had two RBI and a run while five other HNHS players had one RBI.

Tackett, Bracht pace HNHS golfers past Manchester

EJ Tackett shot a 36 and Garrett Bracht closely followed with a 37 to carry the Huntington North High School boys' varsity golf team to a 162-187 victory over visiting Manchester on Tuesday, April 27, at LaFontaine Golf Course.

For the match, Tackett was under par on three of nine holes, including a rare double-eagle 2 on the par 5 fifth hole. Bracht was also under par on three holes, including a eagle 3 on the fifth.

"Garrett continues to get better with each outing," Coach Chris Hoke said. "He is starting to find his groove."

HU baseball team scores 11 in one inning on way to doubleheader sweep over Rochester

Scoring 11 runs in the second inning of game one, the Huntington University baseball team mowed down visiting Rochester College twice, 13-2 and 4-3, on Tuesday, April 27.

Ty Mills had the first game win for the Foresters, allowing one run on two walks with one strikeout.

Adam Christner had five RBI while Eric Schultz had three hits and three RBI.

Earhart a triple winner as Riverview girls' track teams split with Summit

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade girls' track team defeated host Summit 56-42 on Monday, April 26.

Jessie Earhart had the best performance for the Raiders, winning the high jump and the 100 and 400-meter dashes. Alyssa Hiple took the shot put and Alexa Shoemaker took first in hurdles. Riverview's 400-meter relay team also took top honors.

The seventh grade girls' team at Riverview fell to Summit 48-34.

Tasha Grover had wins in the 200-meter dash and discus while Sarah Fryman and Josie Adamson won the long jump and shot put, respectively.

 

Riverview boys' track teams defeat Summit

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade boys' track team won just four events, but still managed to edge host Summit 53-51 on Monday, April 26.

Dan Jacobs had two wins for Riverview, in the 400-meter dash and the high jump. Justin Sowles won in hurdles and the Raiders also took the 1,600-meter relay.

Riverview's seventh grade boys fared better than the eighth-graders, smashing Summit 84-20.

Davenport's double again leads HNHS girls' track team to win

Senior Liesl Davenport won two of 11 Huntington North victories as the Lady Vikings' track team beat visiting Kokomo 91-41 on Tuesday, April 27.

Davenport won the shot put with a heave of 37-10 and came back to win the discus with a toss of 109-11.
Also winning field events for HNHS were high jumper Jessica Huey, at 5-0, and Alexis Wygant in the pole vault, at 9-0.

County middle school soccer team loses, 2-1

The Huntington County middle school soccer team, consisting of players from Crestview, Riverview and Salamonie Schools, lost to Indian Springs 2-1 on Monday, April 26.

Triston Smeltzer had the lone goal for Huntington.

 

Dydasco leads Crestview boys to close win over Woodside

Charleston Dydasco won one individual event and was part of the winning 1,600-meter relay team to help the Crestview Middle School boys' varsity track team edge Woodside 55-54 on Monday, April 26.

Dydasco won the high jump with a height of 5 feet, 3 inches. He also teamed with Caleb Haupert, Parker Brundige and Skyler Veilleux to win the 1600-meter relay in 4:08.03.

Crestview girls beat Woodside on track

The Crestview Middle School girls' varsity track team had eight first-place wins to beat Woodside 59-49 on Monday, April 26.

Jessie Drew led the way for the Cougars, taking the 100-meter dash and the long jump. She also was part of both the wining 400-meter and 1600-meter relay teams.

In the 400-meter relay, Drew, Payton Thomas, Kelsey Bauer and Caitlyn Sands won the event, and Thomas, Drew, Maria Scott and Janelle Walker won the 1600-meter relay.

HNHS girls' track team places ninth at Penn invitational

Liesl Davenport and the 3,200-meter relay team both finished third to lead the Huntington North High School girls' varsity track team as it placed ninth out of 15 teams with 23.5 points at the Penn High School Invitational on Saturday, April 24.

Davenport took the bronze in discus with a distance of 114 feet, 4 inches. She also was sixth overall in shot put.

The relay team consisted of Lauren Daas, Kayla Patrick, Natalie Spahr and Becca Goodman, and placed third in 9:57.92.

HNHS softball team loses to Dwenger

The Huntington North High School softball team lost to host Bishop Dwenger 3-1 on Saturday, April 24.

Morgan Broderick had the sole run for the Lady Vikings, now 5-3, in the sixth inning, as she hit a double later scored on a passed ball.

Dwenger scored two in the second inning and added one more in the fifth.

Maureen Lund had the loss for HNHS, though allowing just two hits while striking out six. Jordie Close led the team at the plate with two hits.

A second game against Dwenger was rained out.

 

Four Foresters win as HU men take second at Willmington Invitational track meet

Four Foresters won events to lead the Huntington University men's track team to a second place finish out of nine teams with 130 points at the Wilmington College (OH) Invitational on Saturday, April 24.

Kam Bailey won the 400-meter dash in :51.19 while also taking second in the 200- meter dash. Ethan Medley took the gold in the 800-meters run in 1:58.33, while Sean LaFontaine took first in the 400-meter hurdles in :57.02 and Lance Wood won the 5,000- meter run in 16:13.05.

McGraw, Kyler lead HU trackwomen to second at Wilmington Invitational

Bethany McGraw and Michelle Kyler each won one event and were members of the winning 400-meter relay team to lead the Huntington University women's track team to finish second out of nine with 114 points at the Wilmington College (OH) Invitational on Saturday, April 24.

McGraw took the gold in the 400-meter dash in 1:00.82, while Kyler had the 400-meter hurdles in 1:07.13. Kyler also took second in pole vault.

Both women teamed up with Mariah Town and Rachel Bayon to win the 4x100 relay in :50.07.

Kuiper scores two, knocks in three to lead HU softball to doubleheader win

Brita Kuiper scored two runs and had three RBI to lead the Huntington University softball team to 6-3, 7-1 doubleheader sweep of visiting Saint Francis on Saturday, April 24.

In the opener, Huntington found itself tied 2-2 after the second inning, but RBI singles by Kuiper and Megan Smith allowed three Foresters to cross the plate in the third.

Molly Long took the win for Huntington, allowing two runs on four hits while notching five strikeouts and two walks.

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