Huntington, Ind. – The Huntington University men's basketball program has announced the signing of Greensburg HS blue chipper Lane Sparks.Sparks did a little bit of everything for the Pirates last season by pouring in 21 points per game to go along with a team-leading 7.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 2.2 steals. He guided GCHS to a 23-2 record last winter which included winning sectionals. It's Greensburg's tenth sectional championship in the last 12 years.
Fort Wayne, Ind. – HU sophomore Emma Wilson and senior Adrien Gentie had spectacular performances at Indiana Tech's Strive for Greatness Invitational last week to garner Crossroads League Indoor Track Athlete of the Week accolades as announced by the league office earlier today.In addition to winning every race she ran in, Wilson hit the NAIA A Standard and set a new meet record in every event she toed the line for. The University of Illinois transfer won the 1000M (2:56.27), mile (4:54.35), 3000M (10:14.00) and 5000M (17:33.36). She also ran a leg of the winning 4x800 meter relay team that clocked in with an automatic qualifying time of 9:35.17.
Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Forester indoor track and field program kicked off its season at the Strive for Greatness Invitational hosted by Indiana Tech at the Turnstone Center.Sophomore transfer Emma Wilson headlined the invite by winning, hitting A standards and establishing new meet records in every race she ran which included the 1000M (2:56.27), mile (4:54.35), 3000M (10:14.00) and 5000M (17:33.36). She also ran a leg of the winning 4x800 meter relay team that clocked in at 9:35.17.
Huntington, Ind. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its 2020 Oracle ITA NAIA national men's singles rankings and among the elite list was Huntington University junior Alejo Bagnera.Bagnera ranked 23rd on the list of the nation's top 50 NAIA players. Six of his Crossroads League peers also appeared on the esteemed list.
Huntington, Ind. – Huntington University cross country coach Nick Johnson has officially inked his first 2021-22 recruit with the signing of Hamilton Heights HS standout Maria Mitchell.Mitchell, who comes from a successful running family which includes sister and HU alum Molly Mitchell, has spent her prep career as a four-sport athlete for the Huskies but will hone in on just cross country and track at HU.
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Terre Haute, Ind. – HU sophomore Emma Wilson ran an inspiring race over the weekend to take second at the XC Town USA Meet of Champions in Terre Haute, presented by the Garrett Companies.Wilson, a two-time Indiana state cross country champion at Greencastle High, navigated the 6K layout in 20:18.7 to finish runner-up to former University of Washington All-American and British professional athlete Amy-Eloise Markovc (Neale).
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The Crossroads League announced its 20120 Volleyball All-Conference honorees and among the list were five Foresters.A pair of seniors in Ariene Butler and Jennings Tacosik topped Herber's crew by earning Second Team All-Conference accolades. The duo was two of 14 players named Second Team.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The Huntington women's basketball program continues to add depth to its 2021-22 roster with the signing of Fort Recovery HS standout Alli Vaughn.Vaughn will sport Forester green and white next fall as a multipurpose 5-10 forward for Coach Culler.
Southfield, Mich. – On the road for the first time this season, the HU men's basketball team extended their win streak to five with a 96-68 win over Lawrence Tech (2-1) Tuesday evening at the Don Ridler Field House. The Foresters are a perfect 5-0 which proves the best start in program history since 2013-14 when Huntington won its first 14 games.It was the tale of two halves for Alford and crew with defense the difference-maker. After giving up 43 points in the opening half for a one-point lead by the midway point, the Foresters surrendered just 25 points in the second period to run away with the contest.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – HU sophomore Emma Wilson wrapped up the fall with her fifth Crossroads League Runner of the Week designation as announced by the league earlier this afternoon.Wilson's domination was on display again this past weekend at the Crossroads League Championships where she ran away from the competition to claim the individual title in 16:40. Her time not only set a new course record, which she established a few weeks back, but a new meet record as well.
Huntington, Ind. - The Huntington volleyball team wrapped up its season on a high note by polishing off Spring Arbor (5-8, 5-8) in five, 25-15, 19-25, 25-19, 22-25, 15-13, at Platt Arena Saturday night."I am thankful for the beautiful ending this team wrote today in our season's story," said Coach Herber. "Each player, coach and manager brought passion and energy to this match that made it a blast for fans to watch."
Spring Arbor, Mich. – The 5th-seeded Huntington men's soccer team went head-to-head against 4th-seeded Spring Arbor Saturday at the Cougar Soccer Complex in quarterfinal action of the Crossroads League tournament. It was an all-out battle, as is the case every time these two squads square off, that eventually favored SAU 1-0.Both teams take great pride in their defense and have the numbers to back it. Spring Arbor entered the contest allowing 1.25 goals per outing while HU came into the day giving up 1.27 goals per outing to rank fourth and fifth respectively among their league peers for goals allowed per game.
Huntington, Ind. - The Huntington men's basketball team wrapped up the Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Classic with a 72-61 win over IU Southeast Saturday at Platt Arena. With this W, the Foresters continue their hot start by improving to 4-0 while the Grenadiers (0-3) are left still searching for a win. IUSE is the third River States Conference opponent HU has faced this season.Aside from the opening possession, the hosts never trailed and only endured two ties. Despite being in command the majority of the afternoon, the two halves looked very different.
Spring Arbor, Mich. - THe 7th-seeded HU women's soccer team's season came to an end Saturday afternoon with a 2-0 loss to 2nd-seeded Spring Arbor (9-1-1) at the Cougar Soccer Complex in the quarterfinals of the Crossroads League tournament.While the Foresters weren't able to find back netting, their defense was impressive. Lewis' crew held a Cougar squad that entered the contest averaging four goals, to half that. The first time these two squads faced off this season, SAU handed HU a 4-0 loss.