Huntington, Ind. – The HU women's basketball team suffered its worst loss of the year Wednesday night, 80-46, to the #6 Knights of Marian University. MU, ranked 3rd in the preseason, most certainly lived up to their billing as one of the nation's best on this given night at Platt Arena.For two of the four quarters, the first and the third, the Foresters played within five points of the Knights, but the other 20 minutes were one-sided. Marian outscored Culler and crew 47-18 in the even stanzas to make for the lopsided affair.
Winona Lake, Ind. – Wins on the road in the Crossroads League are not easy to come by but a gritty Forester women's basketball team found a way to get the job done against the Lancers of Grace College, 59-54, Saturday afternoon to up their record to 6-4 overall, 3-3 in CL action.While neither team could put the ball in the hole in the opening 20 minutes for a 20-17 halftime score that favored the Lancers (10-9, 1-8), the second frame had a different feel. The hosts came out of intermission as the aggressors to piece together a 13-2 run for the day's largest gap of 33-19 by the midway point of the third quarter.
Huntington, Ind. – The HU men's basketball team capped off an impressive week with a 93-85 win over Grace (11-5, 4-3) Saturday afternoon at Platt Arena. The last six days saw the Foresters knock off #10 Marian on Monday and play within eight points of #1 IWU on Wednesday.With this afternoon's win, Alford's squad improves to 11-5 overall, 4-4 in league play.
Marion, Ind. – Despite sophomore Alaina Rongos pouring in a career-best 30 points, the Huntington women's basketball team couldn't overcome a sluggish second quarter to suffer a 74-66 loss to #23 Indiana Wesleyan (12-3, 6-1) Wednesday night at Luckey Arena.The 6-0 forward drained six triples, a new career-high, on the way to her banner night which also included pulling down six boards and handing out four dimes. Sam Vaughn tossed in 14 points as the only other Forester to rack up double-figures. She snagged game-high honors in rebounds (7) and steals (4) while topping her team in assists with five.
Huntington, Ind. – The nation's top team in Indiana Wesleyan had their hands full Wednesday night at Platt Arena in a battle against the Forester men's basketball team (10-5, 3-4) that eventually favored the #1 Wildcats 97-89."After our loss to IWU last month, was talked as a team about how we were going to play them again and we wanted to see how much progress we could make," said Coach Kory Alford. "It was great to see our guys compete to win with the No. 1 team in the country for 40 minutes tonight.
Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Forester men's basketball team couldn't recover from an 18-point first half deficit Wednesday night at the Hutzell Athletic Center to suffer a 77-66 loss to #20 Saint Francis (14-2, 2-2). The loss drops HU to 9-4 overall which includes a 2-3 record in Crossroads League action.Alford and crew would just as soon forget the opening 20 minutes as not much went right for the visitors. They managed just 19 points on 30.8 percent shooting to dig themselves in a hole they couldn't climb out of. While the gap was insurmountable, HU kept up the fight to reduce the difference to single digits inside of a minute to play.
Huntington, Ind. - The HU women's basketball team's bid for a heroic comeback against the visiting Cougars of Saint Francis (9-5, 3-2) came up four points short, 75-71, Wednesday evening at Platt Arena.Staring at a 51-33 deficit at the break, the Foresters stormed back in the second half to knot things up at 65-65 with 1:34 remaining when Dazia Drake drained her third triple of the night. Drake's long ball capped off an 18-5 run that spanned the fourth quarter up to that point. Unfortunately for the hosts, the Cougars camped out at the charity stripe after that to can all eight of their attempts to stave off an HU squad that had been down by as many as 20 just before halftime.
Huntington, Ind. – The Forester women's soccer program continues to add depth to its 2021-22 roster with the signing of Lydia Baker.Baker hails from Harrisonville (Mo.) where she plays for the Harrisonville Soccer Club and Kansas City East Lions as a defender. She spends her time on the pitch as an outside or center back.
Huntington, Ind. – The HU women's tennis program and head coach Roger Ferguson have announced the latest addition to their 2021-22 roster with the signing of Tipton HS standout Courtney Rich."Huntington tennis is very excited that Courtney has committed to be a part of our program," said Ferguson. "Courtney is an outstanding young lady and she will bring a lot of enthusiasm and hard work with her next fall."
Mount Vernon, Ohio – The Huntington women's basketball team kicked off the new year with an impressive 73-67 road win over Mount Vernon Monday night at Ariel Arena. With this win, HU improves to 5-2 overall, 2-1 in CL action.Tonight's victory marks the fifth straight over the Cougars (4-7, 1-3).
Huntington, Ind. – The HU men's basketball team ran away from Great Lakes Christian 113-77 Saturday afternoon in their first game of 2021. Not only was it the Foresters' largest margin of victory, it also proved the first time this season Alford's crew eclipsed the century mark.Junior Caleb Middlesworth scored 11 of Huntington's first 14 points to spearhead a 20-6 run within the opening five minutes of play. The Foresters cooled off after that allowing the Crusaders (2-9) a glimmer of hope as they dwindled the lead down to eight at 28-20 by the 7:36 mark of the period.
Joliet, Ill. – A big second half by St. Francis (Ill.) Saturday afternoon at the Sullivan Center sent the Forester men's basketball team home with an 85-76 loss. It's not how Coach Alford and crew wanted to head into Christmas break as they drop to 8-3 on the year while the Saints improve to 5-2.It was a Jekyll and Hyde sort of afternoon for the Foresters. After surging ahead 21-9 compliments of a 14-0 blitz early in the first half, the Foresters seemed poised for a big game. Caleb Middlesworth kicked off the run with the first eight points. The 6-8 junior had his best game of the season to finish with 29 points which included nailing a career-high seven three-pointers.
Huntington, Ind. – The HU women's basketball team wrapped up 2020 with a convincing 87-68 win over Rio Grande (3-6) Saturday afternoon at Platt Arena. The W sends the Foresters into Christmas break on a high note as they bump up to 4-2 on the year.These two squads have met up three times during Culler's tenure with Huntington coming out on top each time. The last outing between these two programs dates back to 2011 when HU trumped URG 66-62.
Huntington, Ind. – In a neighborly non-conference clash Thursday night at Platt Arena, the Forester men's basketball team topped #RV Indiana Tech 74-73. It was the first time in a decade these two squads faced-off with HU also winning the last two meetings which date back to a 76-60 win in 2010 and a 79-55 win in 2009.With this victory, Huntington improves to 8-2 on the year and marks the second Forester W over a ranked opponent with their first, a 98-78 decision, against #RV IU East back in November.