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Huskies Talk Issue 20




Varsity Wrestling at Ron Mauck Wrestling Championships

On Thursday-Saturday, January 19-21, the wrestling team hit their halfway point of the season by attending the 69th Annual Ron Mauck Wrestling Tournament at Wesbanco Arena. Opening Ceremonies started at 6:00 p.m on Thursday. Many awards were presented to present and past coaches, wrestlers, and assistant coaches, along with the late Ron Mauck remembered for his dedication to the OVAC tournament and his love not only for the sport, but for the kids too. May his love and dedication continue on throughout the years to come in his honor. On Thursday, the Huskies had six winners advance in round one: Andrew Cox, Leland Lopez, Servacio Lopez, Hunter Bittinger, Lucas Thomas, Landen Thomas. Entering day two, six wrestlers were still in the hunt for an OVAC Title. That number had unfortunately decreased to four by Friday evening. On Saturday night, the Huskies had four OVAC placers, with a 5th place finish in the 4A Class, and 16th overall out of 43 total teams. Placing for the Huskies were; 132lb Andrew Cox - 8th place, 138lb Leland Lopez - 8th place, 215lb Lucas Thomas - Runner-up, and 285lb Landen Thomas - 6th place. Congratulations to all the place winners!

 - Servacio Lopez 


Boys’ Basketball Against Weir

On Friday, January 20, the boys’ basketball team played at home against Weir. The junior varsity team won with a score of 46-32. Unfortunately the varsity team fell to Weir, 82-77

- Leah Cottrell 


Junior High Boys’ Basketball Splits Against Union Local

On Saturday, January 21, the junior high boys’ basketball team played against the Union Local Jets at home. The 7th grade team won their game 31-23, but unfortunately, the 8th grade team fell short 35-29.

 - Kendra DeWees 


Junior High Girls’ Basketball Splits with Edison

On Saturday, January 21, the junior high girls’ basketball team played against Edison. The final score for the 7th grade was 25-21, with Edison taking the win. The final score for the 8th grade team was 47-42, with Harrison Central claiming the victory.

- Kaleb Bethel 


Girls’ Varsity Basketball plays against Martins Ferry

On Saturday, January 21, the girls’ varsity basketball team traveled to Martins Ferry to take on the Purple Riders in the Buckeye 8 tournament. Unfortunately, they lost with a final score of 59-36.

- Gabriella DiMichele


Cheerleaders Dominate State Competition

On Sunday, January 22, the competition cheerleaders competed at the Best In The State Competition at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. The traditional team brought home 3rd place in Division III, and the Non-Tumble team brought home 1st place in Division III and overall Grand Champions. Congratulations!

 - Lexi Smith 


Girls Varsity Basketball Falls to Malvern on Senior Night

On Monday, January 23, the girls’ varsity basketball team played Malvern and held their senior night. They honored their six seniors; Maddy Butler, Kayln Ledger, Jazymne Pierce, Cali Lewis, Emma Fischer, and Kenzie Harbold, pictured above with Head Coach Chace Smith. The varsity girls fought a hard battle, but lost 55-35.

- Maddy Bender 


Huskies Bowling Takes on Brooke

On Tuesday, January 24, Harrison Central had a home bowling match at JD Bowling Lanes. The Huskies went up against Brooke High School. The varsity boys won 1859-1792. High individual scores were: Chad Viers 225 and 168, Kobie Hennis 163, Sean Drapp 162, and Nick Jacobs 133. The varsity girls fell 1619-1523. Their individual scores were: TyLynn Smith 165, Angel Utter 150 and 143, and Cami Basich 141. In junior varsity, Brooke had three boys so we put two of our junior varsity boys to make a complete team. Brooke won 1308-1101. The junior varsity boys’ scores were: Teven Palmer 123 and 125, Devin Churchill 108, and Peyton Roski 107. Last, our junior varsity girls bowled for averages of: Maddy Edwards 135, McKeehan Manson 116, and Kimberly Eikleberry 111. Great job to all the bowlers!

- Kimberly Eikleberry 

Freshmen Boys’ Basketball Fall to Weir

On Wednesday, January 25, the freshmen boys’ basketball faced Weir. Cooper Thompson led the team in points with 9. The team would go on to lose 49-29.

- Chaz Culbertson 


Huskies Bowling Faces Panthers

The final scores for the bowling match against Buckeye Local on January 6th were: junior varsity girls - Harrison Central 1053, Buckeye Local 912, and junior varsity boys - Harrison Central 1145, Buckeye Local 1342. The varsity team final scores were: girls - Harrison Central 1579, Buckeye Local 1637, and boys - Harrison Central 1901, Buckeye Local 1721.

- Gavin Ray 


Boys’ Basketball Defeats the Panthers

On Thursday, January 26, the junior varsity and varsity basketball teams traveled to Buckeye Local to take on the Panthers. The junior varsity ended with a winning score of 50-24, while the varsity also won with the final score of 72-48.

- Zoe Whipkey 


MH Students Read Stone Soup

Students in the MH unit read Stone Soup. After reading the story, they learned how to make soup in the classroom. The students enjoyed learning more about cooking.


Scholarship Night

Scholarship night was a huge success! A special thank you to Mr. Todd Dunlap for making sure the night was technologically advanced, and an enormous thank you to the scholarship committees who support our students every year! Approximately 40 students and families attended scholarship night, and learned about opportunities available from Harrison County. Numerous scholarship committees attended, met our students, and answered questions concerning their individual scholarship. Scholarships are due March 17!


Upcoming Events

Monday, January 30
• Boys 7th Grade Basketball St. Clairsville Away 7:15pm
• Boys 8th Grade Basketball St. Clairsville Away 8:15pm
• Girls JV Basketball Oak Glen Home 6:00pm
• Girls Varsity Basketball Oak Glen Home 7:15pm OVAC Semifinal
• Boys Freshman Basketball Brooke Home 6:00pm

Tuesday, January 31
• Boys Varsity Bowling Martins Ferry Home 4:00pm (JD Lanes)
• Girls Varsity Bowling Martins Ferry Home 4:00pm (JD Lanes)
• Boys JV Basketball East Liverpool Away 5:00pm
• Boys Varsity Basketball East Liverpool Away 6:30pm

Thursday, February 2
• Girls Varsity Basketball TBA (Depends on outcome of Monday’s game)

Friday, February 3
• JV Boys Bowling Away 3:30 (St. Clair Lanes)
• JV Girls Bowling Away 3:30 (St. Clair Lanes)
• Boys JV Basketball St. Clairsville Away 6:00pm
• Boys Varsity Basketball St. Clairsville Away 7:15pm

Saturday, February 4
• Boys 8th Grade Basketball Skyvue @ St. Clairsville Tournament 11:15am
• Boys 7th Grade Basketball Shadyside @ St. Clairsville Tournament 12:30pm
• Girls 8th Grade Basketball Barnesville @ Bellaire HS 1:00pm
• Girls 8th Grade Basketball Shadyside @ Bellaire MS 2:30pm
• Girls Varsity Basketball TBA Home 2:00pm (Depends on Monday’s outcome)





Chilly Weather Fun

Kindergarten kiddos won't let the cold stop them from fun! Arilee and Cora had a great time at recess last week!


Sixth Grade Photo-Op

Mrs. Donna Pendleton had a fun photoshoot with sixth grade at recess, even if it did take some convincing to get the second picture!


Fifth Grade Goofs

Aubree and Isabelle took a silly picture to represent our silly two day week!


Second Grade Time Whizzes

Students in Mrs. Turner’s class learned how to tell time with a giant, hands-on clock! They also did a time activity in small groups. Awesome job!


Martin Luther King Jr. Timeline

Second grade students learned about the timeline of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Great job learning about such an important part of our nation's history!


Have an amazing week, and as always,
 Go Huskies! 



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