Moses drops in 40 to lead Oak Hill past Lady Vikings

HNHS guard Cora Frame takes some contact on this drive to the hoop during the Lady Vikings game against visiting Oak Hill on Friday, Nov. 20. Frame was injured on the play and did not return to the court as the Lady Vikings lost, 54-49.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

Courtney Moses dropped in 40 points on Friday, Nov. 20, to lead visiting Oak Hill to a 54-49 victory over the Huntington North High School girls' basketball team.

The Lady Eagles' star hit 13 of 23 shots from the field, including 8 of 14 from 3-point range, to send the Lady Vikings to their third straight defeat to start the season. She even had four of her team's six assists for the contest.

HU men's hoop team beats Northwestern Ohio

Tyler Shivley scored 23 points to secure a 74-68 win for the Huntington University men's basketball team against host University of Northwestern Ohio on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Although Huntington outscored UNO by the end of both halves, the Foresters struggled in the first half, being down by 20 points, 33-13, with eight minutes to go. At that point, however, Shively, Kellen Zawadzki and Luke Smith pulled it together to go on a 28-6 run to finish out the first half with a 41-39 lead.

Crestview girls sweep Salamonie on hardwood

Josie Beaver scored eight points to be the game leader for Crestview in a 28-15 win over Salamonie on Thursday, Nov. 19.

In addition to Beaver, Jessie Drew and Cailey Baker each had six points and Maria Scott had five points.

Thursday's game brought the eighth-graders to a 3-0 record.
Crestview's seventh grade girls' basketball team dominated Salamonie 38-18.

Corine Tester had 15 points and Tori Rice had nine points.

The seventh-graders also have a 3-0 record on the season.

Both teams will travel to Marion McCulloch on Monday, Nov. 30.

Riverview girls' basketball teams split with Indian Springs

Jessie Earhart scored 14 points to lead the Riverview Middle School eighth grade girls' basketball team to a 29-22 victory over Indian Springs on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

In addition to Earhart, Alyssa Hiple had six points and Lindsay Foster had five points.

The seventh grade girls' basketball team at Riverview lost to Indian Springs 58-12.

Tasha Grover, Maddi Kennedy and Hunter Graft each had four points.


Crestview girls' basketball teams beat up on Marion Justice

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade girls' basketball team soundly defeated Marion Justice 32-16 on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Jessie Drew was the game leader for Crestview with 16 points, seven rebounds and six steals. Cailey Baker had eight points, and Erin Rethlake had two points, seven steals and five rebounds.

The Crestview Middle School seventh grade girls' basketball team also took home a victory against Marion Justice, winning 24-15.

Corine Tester had 10 points for the Cougars, and Monica Minton had six points.

Both Crestview teams are now 2-0.

Crestview boys' basketball teams fall to Marion Justice

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team fell to Marion Justice 38-25 on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Charleston Dydasco led Crestview with nine points, Kyle Platt had seven points and seven rebounds and Matt Horn had six points.

Crestview's seventh grade boys' basketball team was edged by Marion Justice 33-31.

Jordon Seabolt took 13 points to lead the Crestview team, followed by Caleb Landrum with 11 and Parker Brundige with four.

Both teams, now 0-1, travel to Manchester on Dec. 1.


Eagles' elementary, junior high hoop teams win

The Huntington Eagles' elementary (age 12 and under) and junior high (age 14 and under) basketball teams met Bethlehem Lutheran in Ossian on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Trey Frank had 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Eagles' junior high team to a 46-24 victory over Bethlehem.

Brooks Hitzfield added 10 points, Chris Lieffers had 10 points and eight rebounds and Clay Sickafoose had eight points and four assists.

The Eagles' elementary team also defeated Bethlehem 35-14.

Otters compete in PRO Superstar Invitational recently

The Huntington-Wells Otters competed in the PRO Superstar Invitational at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7-8.

The meet followed a "swim your age" format, rather than the traditional age groups. Relay races were comprised of swimmers from the Otter's PRO partnership with Penn.

Walker Copeland placed fourth in both the 200-yard freestyle and the 50-yard butterfly in the 9-year-old male division.

HNHS girl swimmers fall to Norwell

The Huntington North High School girls' swim team took its first loss of the seasonon Thursday, Nov. 19, falling to host Norwell 113-72.

Huntington North won only the 200-yard freestyle relay race, beating the Norwell squad by over 21 seconds in 1:32.37. Members of the relay team were freshman Andrea Okuly, senior Linda Schmidt, sophomore Cassie Hacker and sophomore Sarah Karst.

The Lady Vikings took second in six other relay and individual events.

Juniors Fruit, Tackett lead HNHS boys' bowling team past Blackford

Juniors Adam Fruit and EJ Tackett led the Huntington North High School boys' bowling team to a victory over host Blackford at Northside Lanes in Hartford City on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

In the first game, Huntington North defeated Blackford 1030-878. Fruit rolled a 237, Tackett had 225, sophomore Tyler Carroll had 224, junior Anthony Hipskind had 176 and freshman Tyler Krepp added 168.

HNHS girl bowlers defeat Blackford

The Huntington North High School girls' bowling team defeated host Blackford on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Northside Lanes in Hartford City.

The first game saw HNHS take home an 836-316 victory, with senior Brittany Notestine leading the way with 197. Senior Elizabeth Bischoff had 180, sophomore Ayla Yeiter and senior Tonya Crago each had 169 and senior Lesley Love had 121.

In the second round, the Lady Vikings beat Blackford 979-384, with Crago taking the lead by rolling 224. Bischoff had 218, Notestine took 211, junior Sierra Rice had 193 and Yeiter rolled 133.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Oak Lanes Bowling Scores Week of Nov. 16

Monday Early Bird
Men's High Game: Bill Kusler 210; Bill Reed, 187; Gerald Black, 160.
Men's High Series: Bill Kusler 602; Bill Reed, 524; Gerald Black, 390.
Women's High Game: Billie Smith, 129; Sharon Wymer, 122; Rosalyn Hughes, 103.
Women's High Series: Sharon Wymer, 343; Billie Smith, 325; Rosalyn Hughes, 286.
Most Over: Bill Kusler, +80; Gerald Black, +33; Billie Smith, +29.
Top Teams: The B's, 23-5; Team #2, 15-13; Team #9, 14-14.


Photo by Matt Murphy.

Huntington North High School junior Rob Newsome (right) plans his next move against Miles Hearn of Wabash during the team's wrestling match Thursday night, Nov. 19, at HNHS. The Vikings won 69-9.

Carroll too much for Lady Vikings

Carroll proved to be too much for the visiting Huntington North High School girls' freshman basketball team as it handed the Lady Vikings a 37-28 loss on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Allyson Trout led Huntington North with a total of eight points. Allison Baldridge and Caitlyn Shrock each had six points.

Tuesday's game brought the Lady Vikes' record to 1-1 on the season.


HU baseball team to hold Kid's Night Out

Huntington University's baseball team will host a Kid's Night Out on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation.
Children ages 6 to 14 are invited. There is an admission fee.

Children will have the opportunity to play wallyball, basketball, whiffleball, volleyball and other games. Participants should wear athletic shoes and bring money for snacks.

Future Kid's Night Out programs will be held Dec. 5, Dec. 19, Jan. 9, Jan. 23, and Feb 6.