KOKOMO — Adams Central's Derek Roe was named Most Outstading Wrestler at the Northwestern 7 Super Duals this past Saturday as he went 5-0, leading the Jets to a perfect 5-0 mark and the tourney win.
Roe scored a 1:26 fall over Brennen Popp of Cass, won by injury default over Bishop Luers' Will Thoma, pinned Marion's Kyle Arenas in 2:53, and pinned Shannon Soloman of Lafayette Jeff. He also took a forfeit against Madison-Grant. Roe is 11-1 on the season.
The ball simply didn't bounce the way the Bellmont Squaws wanted it to on three different occasions late in the game Tuesday night and Bellmont was handed its second straight overtime loss of the season by the Leo Lions at the Teepee, 50-48.
Bellmont's best chance at victory came with just 2.6 ticks to go in regulation with the score tied at 42-42. After having called a timeout eight seconds earlier, Bellmont got the ball into the hands of guard Dana Kaczmarek who drove to the basket and was fouled while shooting.
NEW HAVEN — Bellmont senior middle weight wrestler Anthony Stebing pronounced himself "fine" Tuesday night, answering concerns over dropping three weight classes to land a slot in the BHS lineup. He sure looked fine against 2010 state streeter Zach Zurbrugg as he jumped out 5-0, hitting his favorite fireman's carry, en route to a solid 8-6 win at 152 pounds, and that ignited a 50-19 Braves rout of their NHC foes.
Approximately six months from now — when the weather is significantly warmer than it is these days — Decatur's Industrial Park III, located off CR 450N, will have its first tenant.
Plans for New Prime, Inc., a division of Prime, Inc, of Springfield, Missouri, to build on the site were unveiled at Tuesday night's meeting of Decatur City County as the process to provide a tax abatement was launched.
A story that captivated local football fans and high school sports enthusiasts throughout the state has become the inspiration of a book soon to be released nationally.
INDIANAPOLIS—The 2010 ICGSA all-state volleyball team was announced Monday with two members of the class 3A state champion Bellmont Squaws making first team status.
Alex Fuelling culminated an outstanding high school career by being named to the top team for the third year in a row for Bellmont while senior Madison Schultz was also among the elite team announced.
"Indianamat.dot.com" has issued class rankings for wrestling, splitting the state's prep schools into three classes. Coaches and wrestling supporters have been pushing for class wrestling for the IHSAA Team Tournament for several years. Most all states have class wrestling.
South Adams is No. 5 in Class A, and Adams Central just missed the top 10, gaining the 11th most votes.
The regular poll has Bellmont 11th. The Braves are rated third in the 2A poll.
State Mat Poll - Dec. 6
Eleven months before the next city election in November of 2011, Mayor John L. Schultz of Decatur has made it official: he will seek a second four-year term.
Schultz, 61, a Democrat, was first elected in 2007 after having served 16 years (four terms) on the city council.
He also was the president for many years of Baker and Schultz Inc., a longtime family-owned construction business here.
"Stop" always trumps "yield" at rural railroad crossings.
That's what Adams County Engineer Tim Barkey told the Adams County commissioners on Monday as he revealed that the CSX rail company recently erected "yield" signs by the county's "stop" signs at four crossings north of Decatur.