Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Wednesday Morning Mixed
Men's High Game: Gerald Carpenter, 240; Gomer Tackett, 236; Gus Ballance, 236.
Men's High Series: Gomer Tackett, 606; Gerald Carpenter, 594; Gus Balance, 580.
Women's High Game: Angie Tackett, 246; Amy Rumler, 123.
Women's High Series: Angie Tackett, 660; Amy Rumler, 343.
Top Teams: Movin Up, 3-1; 7-10 Splits, 3-1; The Odd Balls, 3-1.


Photo by Matt Murphy.

Huntington North High School varsity soccer player Derek Allen goes up for the ball against the Norwell goalkeeper on Monday, Aug. 24. The Vikings and visitingt Knights played to a 0-0 tie.

Heading upfield

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Huntington North High School varsity soccer player Tayler Johsnon takes the ball upfield during the Vikings' Monday night, Aug. 24, game against visiting Norwell. The Vikings and the Knights played to a 0-0 tie.

Lady Viking golfers fall to Homestead

The Huntington North High School girls' varsity golf team fell to host Homestead 200-179 on Monday, Aug. 24, at the Orchard Ridge Country Club in Fort Wayne.

Kelly Myers led the Lady Vikings with a score of 43. Liz Conley was right behind Myers with a 47. Morgan O'Banion fired a 54, Madie Meese shot a 56 and Laurisa Richard carded a 63.

The medalist for the match went to Homestead's Taylor Lamphier, who shot a 41. In addition to Lamphier, Jasmine Jennings had a 45, Brianna Blumenherst scored a 46, Suzie Reecer came away with a 47 and Karley Dobis had a 50.

Ochs leads HNHS to own cross country invitational championship

Huntington North High School boys' cross country team runner Josh Graham crosses the finish line in third place at the Huntington North Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 22.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

Ross Ochs' individual championship led four Huntington North High School boys' cross country team runners to top 10 finishes and the Vikings ran away with their own Huntington North Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 22.

Ochs beat Brad Hess of Carroll to the finish line by over four seconds, crossing the tape at 16:21.50 to win the individual honors and lead HNHS to the team title with 31 points. Josh Graham had Ochs' back with third place in 16:45.30, Sam Doughty was sixth in 17:01.50 and Austin Roberts was eighth in 17:09.50.

King, Spahr lead HNHS girls CC team to second at own invitational

Huntington North girls' cross country runner Natalie Spahr has Leo's Lauren Hamilon in her sights during the Huntington North Cross County Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 22. Spahr placed seventh and HNHS was second as a team.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

Molly King and Natalie Spahr placed fifth and seventh, respectively, to pace the Huntington North High School girls' cross country team to second place in the varsity division of its own Huntington North Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 22.

King crossed the finish line in 20:04 and Spahr completed the 5K in 20:14.50 to lead HNHS to 72 points, 14 back of champion Carroll.

Homestead finished third among the 11 teams competing, Warsaw placed fourth and DeKalb was fifth.

JV volleyball team places second at LaFayette Jeff JV Invite

The Huntington North High School girls' junior varsity volleyball team placed second at the Lafayette Jefferson JV Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 22, falling in the championship match to Valparaiso, 16-25 and 12-25.

The Lady Vikings, improving to 4-2, beat McCutcheon, Merrillville and Benton Central in their first three matches of the day to punch their ticket to the championship match.

Looking for a receiver

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Huntington North High School quarterback Mitch Vezeau looks for an open receiver during the Vikings' season-opeing game against Homestead, on Friday, Aug. 21. The Vikings lost 31-17.

Natalie Spahr sets the pace for the HNHS girls' cross country team Saturday

Photo by Jessica Williams.

Natalie Spahr, No. 146, leads the Huntington North girls' varsity cross county team across the start line during the Huntington North Invitational on Saturday, August 22.

Starting gun marks the start of HNHS boys' varsity race

Photo by Jessica Williams.

The Huntington North boys' varsity cross country team, in red, begins the Huntington North Invitational after the starter shoots his gun on Saturday, August 22.

HNHS Vikings fall to Homestead in season opening home football game

HNHS Viking Matt Kramer (No. 23) takes down Homestead’s Steven Espinoza (No. 10), as Viking Nick Miller (No. 34) gets ready to assist in the tackle.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

The Huntington North High School varsity football team suffered a 31-17 loss to the visiting Homestead Spartans at the team's season opener at on Friday night, Aug. 21, despite valiant efforts by the Vikings.

Both sides came out strong and quick, as both defenses prevented any scoring in the first quarter despite the teams piling up 14 first downs, which wound up being more than any other quarter and more than the entire second half.

"Ultimate Tailgate Party" kicks off HNHS football season

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Emily Zahm (left) and Phil Zahm assemble hamburgers at the Viking Quarterback Club's "Ultimate Tailgate Party" at Kreigbaum Field on Friday, Aug. 21. The tailgate party was held immediately before the Viking football team's first home game against Homestead.

Carroll bests HNHS in volleyball

Hannah Landrum, No. 10, and Kaitlyn Campbell, No. 14, go up to block against a Carroll spike during the junior varsity volleyball match in North Arena on Wednesday, Aug. 19.
Photo by Jessica Williams

All three Huntington North High School volleyball teams were downed by Carroll on Wednesday, Aug.19.

During the varsity match, Carroll beat the Lady Vikings (0-1) in three games, 15-25, 11-25 and 24-26.

Melissa Grossman led the Lady Vikings with seven kills, two aces and three blocks.
Allie Zahm had 16 assists, Ashli Rice had six kills and Morgan Broderick had nine digs .

The junior varsity team lost in two games, 16-25 and 17-25.

Boys' tennis team edges Peru in season opener

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team opened its season by edging the host Peru Tigers on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 3-2.

David Ballard at first singles rolled over Peru's Dylan Eckelbarger, 6-0, 6-0, to lead the victory.

Phillip Truitt at third singles and the number two doubles team of Ian Kardatzke and Matt Harter also won for HNHS.

Truitt, a junior, handily beat Dylan Martino, 6-2, 6-2. The HNHS doubles pair beat Andre McMiller and Brady Black, 6-2, 7-5.