Sports

A Division champs


Photo provided.

New York Life defeated Garrison Motorsports 16-11 Thursday, July 16, at Yeoman Park to claim the championship of the Huntington Parks and Recreation Department's Men's Softball League's A Division. Team members are (front row from left) Levi Sell, Aaron Drummond, Tony Land and Kyle Worthington; and (back row from left) Tim Schultz, Sam Ryan, Ben Ryan, Andrew Drummond, Michael Kocher and Bobby Schultz. Not pictured are Travis Penrod, Chris Kramer and Andrew Brauchla.

PAL football program taking registrations now

Registrations are now being accepted for the Huntington PAL football program.

Both tackle and flag football are offered for bys and girls. Tackle football is open to youth ages 9-12, and flag football is open to youth ages 6-18.

Games are played on Saturdays beginning in early September and ending the last week of October.

There is a registration fee, although participants have the option of selling fundraiser items instead of paying the fee outright.

PAL Little League champion


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

The OnlyInternet team won the PAL Little League tournament on Monday, July 13, defeating McElhaney-Hart 6-3 in the championship game. OnlyInternet team members are (front row from left) Maclure Thompson, Kane Cohen, Braxton Proctor, Alex Hosler, Trent Ditton and Will Harvey; (second row from left)  Brent Krieger and Seth Thompson; (third row from left) Luke Gordon, Fiona Sackett, Matt Albright and Taylor Clark; and (back row from left) coaches Sage Thompson, Gene Gordon and Ray Albright.

Mad dash


Photo by Matt Murphy.

Olivia Ely of Ness Trucking dashes to third base as members of IMG Insurance (Clear Creek) do their best to stop the play during game 7 of the Huntington County Baseball U16 Softball Tournament on Thursday, July 9, at Homier Field.

McElhaney-Hart to face OnlyInternet in PAL Little League championship

Scott Foust of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home slides into third base during the team's victory over F.O.P. 77 on Thursday, July 9, in the PAL Little League Tournament.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

The Huntington Police Athletic League continued its Little League and Coach's Pitch Tournaments on Thursday, July 9. Below are the results for the two games:

Coach's Pitch
Bailey-Love Mortuary beat Metro Kiwanis 8-6.
Zay Leasing dominated El Shaddai Screen Printing 17-7.

Little League
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home triumphed over F.O.P. 77 10-2.

Thursday's game eliminated F.O.P. 77 from the tournament, and it sends McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home to the championship game against Only Internet on Monday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m.

HU athletes shine in classroom

Huntington University athletes earned 32 spots on the Mid-Central College Conference's 2008-09 MCC Academic All-Conference Team.

Student-athletes from all nine member institutions who are in their third, fourth, or fifth year of eligibility and achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.40 or greater for the entire academic year are eligible for the award.

HNHS offers junior golf camps

Huntington North High School is offering Junior Golf Camps to female golfers between the ages of 10 and 18 years old.

The camps will be held July 27 through 30 at Norwood Golf Club, from 10:15 a.m. to noon each day.

The program will focus on teaching the game of golf to new and experienced junior female golfers.

The instructional program will focus on the fundamentals of golf including: grip, setup, posture, alignment and full-swing principles.

PAL Baseball Tournament heading to finish

The Huntington Police Athletic League continued its double-elimination Coach's Pitch and Little League Tournaments on Tuesday, July 7.

The results are:

Coach's Pitch
Zay Leasing won over I.M.I. Inc. 17-6.
El Shaddai Screen Printing dominated Frederick's Photography 23-6.

Little League
Only Internet beat F.O.P. Lodge 77 8-3.
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home ousted Star Insurance 18-8.

July 6 results from PAL baseball tournaments

The Huntington Police Athletic League continued its double-elimination Coach's Pitch and Little League Tournaments on Monday, July 6. Below are the results for those games.

Coach's Pitch
Metro Kiwanis beat Zay Leasing 12-2.
El Shaddai Screen Printing fell to Bailey-Love Mortuary 15-7.
F.O.P. Lodge 77 won by forfeit over I.M.I. Inc.

Little League
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home beat Farm Bureau Insurance 12-2.
Star Insurance ousted Huntington County Federal Credit Union 6-4.

Huntington County Baseball announces scores and standings for week 7 and 8

Huntington County Baseball has announced scores and standings for weeks 7 and 8 of play.

Clemente League

The Clemente League has announced results from weeks 7 and 8 of play.

PAL Tournament Results

The Huntington PAL Club tournament action continued on Thursday, July 2.

In Little League action, the F.O.P. Lodge #77 and Only Internet earned victories.

F.O.P. Lodge #77 defeated Star Insurance by a score of 9-7.

Only Internet claimed a win in 10 innings over McElhaney Hart Funeral Home with a score of 4-3.

In the Coach's Pitch tournament, Bailey Love Funeral Home, Zay Leasing, and El Shaddai were all winners.

Bailey Love Funeral Home defeated IMI, Inc. by a score of 29-5.

Lassus Handy Dandy, Champions


Photo by Matt Murphy.

Owen Wills of Mike Gibson State Farm Insurance throws the ball to second to try and get an out during the championship game of the Roanoke Youth Sports Coach's Pitch League on Thursday, July 2, at Roanoke Park. The opponent, Lassus Handy Dandy, won the game.

Reese League Action


Photo by Matt Murphy.

Drew Fawcett of Huntington Exchange Club grabs the ball to try and thwart a steal by Joe Bentz of Doctor Construction (Clear Creek) during Huntington County Baseball's Reese League action at Homier Field on July 2. This was the last scheduled game of the season for the Reese League.

Oak Lanes to host seventh annual Huntington County Bowling Camp

Oak Lanes bowling alley in Huntington will play host to the seventh annual Huntington County Bowling Camp, which will begin on Tuesday, July 14, for children and adults ages 7 to 21.

Participants will receive focused instruction and practice on aspects of technique and rules of the game, including learning to keep score, striking corner pins, the follow-through and the approach.

Tackett, Bischoff help Indiana bowlers defeat Kentucky

Huntington North High School bowling team members EJ Tackett and Elizabeth Bischoff helped the Indiana All-Stars defeat the Kentucky All-Stars 23,359 to 22,498 for the overall title for the third consecutive year

Competition was held June 27 at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis.

Both the Indiana girls and boys also defeated their Kentucky counterparts.

In the morning team competition, Bischoff was partnered with 2009 Queen's champion Lisa Hunt of Indianapolis, 2007 Indiana High School champion Christina Oschman of Evansville and Heather LeBaute of Elkhart.

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