Huntington to celebrate Foresters' winning seasons

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2006-03-20
Sophomore Doug Sheckler goes for the jump shot at the NAIA Division II championship game against College of the Ozarks.
Huntington, Ind.—Forester fans everywhere are cordially invited to attend a celebration to honor Huntington University’s 2006 NAIA national championship participants.

The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2006, in the gymnasium of the Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation. The celebration is open to the public, and admission is free.

The championship runner-up men’s basketball team and five members of the track and field team will be heralded for their accomplishments. Head baseball coach Mike Frame also will be recognized for earning his 500th career win.

Don Cotton, Huntington University alumnus and announcer for Forester basketball games, will serve as the master of ceremonies.

The Forester basketball team earned runner-up honors on Tuesday, March 14, 2006, in the NAIA Division II National Tournament Championship game against College of the Ozarks (Mo.). Five track and field athletes participated in the in NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships held March 9-11, 2006, in Johnson City, Tenn. Frame notched his 500th win on March 4, 2006, against Campbellsville University in Kentucky.

For more information, visit www.huntington.edu/athletics.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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