Lady Viking harriers dominate top 10, capture Blackford Invitational

Placing all five scorers among the top 10 finishers, the Huntington North High School girls' cross country team easily captured the team title at the Blackford Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Led by runner-up Gretchen Spahr and third place finisher Natalie Spahr, the Lady Vikings totalled just 24 points to easily outdistance the 12-team field. Dekalb was second with 54 points, including individual champion Autumn Beachy, Westfield was third with 71 points, Marion was fourth with 151 and Jay County was fifth with 168.

Lady Viking soccer team falls to Anderson 2-1

The Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team had plenty of chances but could only find the back of the net once as it lost to visiting Anderson 2-1 on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Carly Becker scored the lone HNHS goal, although the team had 26 shots on net.

HNHS goalkeeper Kaylie Dunn stopped six shots.

The Lady Vikings, now 5-4 overall and 0-2 in the North Central Conference, lost Kelsey Hollowell and Jessica Stahly to injuries during the game.



Salamonie eighth grade football team beats up on Marion Justice

A 30-yard touchdown pass from Grant Canady to Kole Hale helped the Salamonie School eighth grade football team shut out Marion Justice 35-0 on Thursday, Sept. 10.

At the half, the Rebels were up 28-0, and the last scoring of the game occurred in the third quarter.
Kennan Mooberry rushed for 94 yards, which included a touchdown, and he also had a fumble recovery. Colton Mooberry had a 41-yard touchdown run.

Canady and Austin Rosen each scored a rushing touchdown.

Kody Smith led the defense with seven tackles, and Rosen added six tackles.

Crestview volleyball teams beat Carroll

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team won over Carroll on Thursday, Sept. 10, in two games, 25-17 and 25-21.

Erin Rethlake was the frontrunner for Crestview with seven points, two aces and two kills. Josie Beaver had six points, two aces and two kills. Kay Killian had four points and two aces, Emiley Gray had three points and one ace and Jessica Drew had two points and two aces.

The seventh grade team also defeated Carroll, in three games, 16-25, 25-14, 15-13.

Crestview football teams split with Summit

Tyler Veilleux scored the lone touchdown for the Crestview Middle School eighth grade football as it lost to Summit 19-6 on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Charleston Dydasco rushed 75 yards to lead the Cougar offense.

On defense, Kyle Jolas had an interception, Skyler Veilleux had a sack and Johones Foster recovered a fumble. Jerin Taylor and Kyle Jolas led Crestview's defense in tackles.

Crestview's seventh grade football team defeated Summit 20-18.

Ricky Wedlake led the scoring with two touchdowns. Houston Lehman had a third touchdown.

HNHS boys' tennis team slips to Logansport, 3-2

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team fell to visiting Logansport 3-2 on Thursday, Sept. 10.

At first singles, Viking David Ballard won his match against Jordan McGuire 6-3, 1-6, 6-4, while Phil Truitt at third singles defeated Austin Johanning 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

At second singles, Huntington North's Chris Royer fell to Evan Clem 1-6, 1-6.

In doubles, the duo of Christian Webb and Ian Kardatzke lost to Logansport's Jacob McCord and Andrew Rowe 2-6, 3-6, and the pair of Adam Klaffke and Neal Hamilton fell to Alex Miracle and Kevin Leung 1-6, 5-7.

Riverview volleyball teams lose openers to Northfield

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team fell to Northfield in the first match of the school's season on Thursday, Sept. 10.

Scores were 25-15, 11-25 and 12-15.

Lindsey Foster led the Riveview with eight points. Alexa Shoemaker had five points and Cassy Lange had four points.

The Riverview seventh grade team also lost to Northfield in three games, 23-25, 25-11 and 10-15.

Brianna Monroe had 10 total points, Tasha Grover had nine points and Devin Powell had four points.

Huntington Catholic volleyball team loses to Canterbury

The Huntington Catholic School's eighth grade volleyball team lost to Canterbury in three games, 18-25, 25-21, 5-15 on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Katelyn Niswander had eight total points, and Courtney Scher and Alexandra Kreider each had four points.


Crestview volleyball teams lose to Lakeview

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team lost to Lakeview in two games, 20-25, 19-25, on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Jessica Drew totaled 10 points for Crestview with two aces, four blocks and three kills. Erin Rethlake had three aces and two kills. Josie Beaver had one ace and three kills.

Tuesday's game left Crestview 1-1 on the season.

Crestview's seventh grade volleyball team also fell to Lakeview in two sets, 0-25, 14-25.

HAHE Eagles 3-1 in recent volleyball efforts

The Varsity Huntington Lady Eagles volleyball team has played in four matches in the last two weeks.

The first was against the W.A.C.H.E. Warriors of Bluffton on Aug. 28.

The Lady Eagles lost in three games, 21-25, 21-25 and 19-25.

Marina Stoffel led the defense with 29 digs, and Rebecca Daniels added 22 digs and 10 blocks.

Kaleigh Shultz had 10 assists to lead the offense.

The Lady Eagles next went to Indianapolis on Aug. 31 to face the Wabash Valley Warriors. They won 3-1.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Tuesday Night Owls
Women's High Game: Angie Tackett, 243; Karrie Harris, 213; Valarie Canicci, 210.
Women's High Series: Angie Tackett, 650; Valerie Canicci, 577; Stacey Bischoff, 551.
Top Teams: Young's Cafe, 11-1; First Federal, 10-2; Speaker World, 9-3.
Most Over: Valerie Canicci, +169; Sharon Sturgill, +78; Susan Mote, +75.

Medalist Myers leads HNHS golfers to split

Lady Viking golfer Maureen Lund flies one toward the green in competition Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 9, against Marion and Concordia.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

Huntington North High School's Kelly Myers was the medalist, carding 41, in a three-way girls' golf match with Concordia and Marion on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

The Lady Vikes placed second with a score of 189. Marion was first with 186, and Concordia was third with 204.

In addition to Myers, Huntington North's Liz Conley had a 46, Maddie Meese scored a 48 and Morgan O'Banion had a 54. Maureen Lund was non-scorer with a 58.

Hollowell hits only goal of game to lift HNHS girls' soccer past Manchester

Lady Vikings' sophomore midfielder Alyssa Grabner (right) carries the ball upfield as Manchester's Amy Collett moves alongside the ball in soccer action on Wednesday, Sept. 9. HNHS won 1-0.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Kelsey Hollowell scored on a 40-yarder for the only goal of the game to lead the Huntington North High School girls' soccer team past visiting Manchester, 1-0, on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

HNHS goalkeeper Kaylie Dunn made Hollowell's goal stand up by stopping all 12 Manchester shots sent on net.

HNHS had 29 shots on goal as it improved to 5-3 on the season.


Meese leads 4 in 40s as HNHS golfers sink Manchester

Medalist Maddie Meese led the Huntington North High School girls' golf team to victory against visiting Manchester, 175-204, on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Meese hit a 40, and Kelly Myers was just behind with a 41. Liz Conley carded a 45 and Morgan O'Banion shot a 49.

Maureen Lund was a non-scorer with a 53.

Tuesday's match was the second time in one week that all four scores taken for the Lady Vikes were in the 40s.

Due to the absence of one member, the junior varsity squad was unable to compete as a team, but instead played individually.

Viking booters get shut down by Waawsee, 1-0

Wawasee shut out the visiting Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team 1-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

GoalieKyle Williams had three saves for the Vikings.

The Vikings' record is now 3-3-1.