Swim wins, diving sweep not enough for HNHS girls swim team

Wins by swimmers Mariah Patrick, Sara Karst and Cassie Hacker and a diving sweep weren't enough for the Huntington North High School girls varsity swim team as it lost to host South Adams, 105-78 on Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Patrick won the 50-yard freestyle, in :27.53, and Karst took the 100-yard freestyle, in :59.97. Hacker took home honors in the 100-yard breaststroke, in 1:14.99.

Amanda Kaiser scored 111 points to lead the sweep in diving. Rosemary Kaiser placed second and Taylor Meharg took third.

Ruschhaupt, Scher lead boys' swim team to win

Skyler Ruschhaupt and Danny Scher each won two individual races and were on two winning relay teams to lead the Huntington North High School boys' varsity swim team over host South Adams, 101-79, on Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Ruschhaupt captured the 500-yard freestyle, in 5:05.23, and the 100-yard breaststroke, in 1:04.15. Scher bested the field in the 50-yard freestyle, in :22.78, and led a Viking 1-2 finish in the 100-yeard freestyle, finishing ahead of teammate Shaun Marion in :50.11.

Poor shooting sinks Viking boys against Columbia City

Poor shooting sunk the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team against host Columbia City on Tuesday, Jan. 20, as the Vikings were doubled up on the scoreboard, 56-28.

The Vikings, 4-5, hit only eight of 34 field goal attempts, including just three of 18 shooting from three-point range. They scored just four points in both the first and third quarters.

Jordan Beaver led HNHS with eight points and four rebounds. Taylor Harris had seven points and four rebounds.

Rob Sands added two assists.

Huntington Catholic School girls beat St. Aloysius

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Huntington Cahtholic School girls' basketball player Oliva Woolard works against the defense of St. Aloysius on Monday night, Jan. 19, in the HCS gym. The local fifth and sixth grade team beat its opponent from Yoder, 10-8.

Hiple leads HNHS wrestlers to third at invite

Led by 140-pound champion Brant Hiple, the Huntington North High School wrestling team placed third at the Concordia Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 17.

Hiple led HNHS to 168 team points by collecting two pins and a decision on the way to winning his weight class.

Carroll won the nine-team meet with 233 points, Homestead was second with 218 and Marion finished fourth with 166.

HNHS boys fourth, girls seventh at NCC meet

The Huntington North High School boys' swim team placed fourth and the HNHS girls' swim team placed seventh in their respective competitions at the North Central Conference Swim Championships on Saturday, Jan. 17, at Fishers High School.

The boys' team scored 242 points behind second place finishes by Skyler Ruschhaupt and Daniel Scher, while the girls' team scored 193 points, led by the third place finish of the 200-yeard medley relay team of Mariah Patrick, Cassie Hacker, Kailtyn Batt and Sara Karst.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results

Oak Lanes Bowling Scores Jan. 12-18

Women's High Game: Billie Smith, 162; Sharon Wymer, 157; Rosalyn Hughes, 123.
Women's High Series: Sharon Wymer, 383; Billie Smith, 353; Rosalyn Hughes, 294.
Men's High Game: Bill Kusler, 227; Bill Reed, 194; Thurman Glassburn, 180.
Men's High Series: Bill Kusler, 551; Bill Reed, 537; Monty Miller, 484.
Most Over: Monty Miller, +127; Sharon Wymer, +50; Bill Kusler, +41.
Top Teams: Team #3, 10-2; Team #9, 7-5; three teams tied at 6-6.

Foley dominates as HNHS girls defeat Anderson Lady Tribe, 72-57

Taylor Foley

Taylor Foley’s dominating performance of 30 points and 17 rebounds led the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team over visiting Anderson, 72-57, on Saturday, Jan. 17.

The junior center connected on 11-16 field goal attempts and eight of 11 charity stripe tosses as the Lady Vikings improved to 5-9.

HNHS turned a 28-25 halftime advantage into a 55-38 cushion after three quarters of play to pretty much secure the win.

HNHS girls fall to Jay County hardwood squad

The Huntington North High School girls' varsity basketball team fell to 4-9 on the season with a 60-47 non-conference lost to host Jay County on Tuesday, Jan. 13.

After a 16-10 first quarter lead, Jay County applied the pressure and added 20 more points in the second quarter to the Lady Vikings' 12 to go up 36-22 at the half. A low-scoring third quarter saw the Lady Vikings on the bottom side of a 43-28 deficit.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results

Oak Lanes Bowling Scores for Jan. 9-11

Women's High Game: Julie McCune, 277; Brandie Roberts; 227; Judy Quinn, 197.
Women's High Series: Julie McCune, 667; Brandie Roberts, 596; Judy Quinn, 532.
Men's Game High: Tom Waters, 268; Larry Quinn, 247; Archie Haney, 238.
Men's Series High: Larry Quinn, 624; Andrew Rittenhouse, 613; Archie Haney, 587.
Most Over: Julie McCune, +139; Jenny Wehr, +55; Larry Quinn, +54.
Top Teams: Mixed Nuts, 14-2; Three teams tied at 10-6.

Viking swimmers fall to Muncie Central

HNHS swimmer Skyler Ruschhaupt shows winning form in the 100-yard breaststroke on Saturday, Jan. 10, against visiting Muncie Central.
Photo by Andre Laird.

The Huntington North High School boys' and girls' swim teams both lost to visiting Muncie Central on Saturday, Jan. 10.

The Viking boys lost, 113-72, despite Skyler Ruschhaupt earning two individual events and helping a relay team to victory. The HNHS girls lost 111-70.

Ruschhaupt took first place in the 100-yard breaststroke, in 1:02.88, and 200-yard individual medley, in 2:15.71. The team of Ruschhhapt, Shaun Marion, Chris Royer and Danny Scher won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:46.30.