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July 21st

South Adams practices to begin

July 21, 2011

    Mike Pries, South Adams Athletic Director, has announced the first practice times for the fall sports at the Berne school.
    Girls golf will open the fall season with a July 29, 8 a.m. practice at the Golf Club of the Limberlost.
    The rest of the varsity fall sports teams will open practice on Monday, Aug.1.
    Football practice will open at 8 a.m.. at the high school practice field.

July 20th

Tournament sites revealed

July 20, 2011

        INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced sites for sectional tournaments in five sports for the next two years on Tuesday.
    All three Adams County schools will see some changes from past years in tournament foes and all three will host at least one sectional event.

Rorick ousts Eichhorn's

July 20, 2011

        Rorick Electric downed Eichhorn's Jewelry 12-0 in action recently in the Decatur Girls Junior Softball League tournament.
    The Rorick's win eliminated Eichhorn's from the tourney.
    Jessika Schaeden went the distance for Rorick's for the win and fanned 10 batters. She allowed only one hit, a single by Kendra Glancy, while the Electricians belted out seven hits. Jenna Busick doubled in a two-hit game, Marissa Tupa added a pair of singles, and Sierra Arriaga doubled.

July 19th

Daniel wasn't out of place

July 19, 2011

By JIM HOPKINS
    Daniel Meyer fit right in among the state's best football players Friday night at North Central as he took his turn at middle linebacker and played special teams for the North squad.
    The former Bellmont All-Stater, one of the top half-dozen football players ever to compete for Bellmont High, made four tackles and was involved in a lot of action. He also looked sharp in special teams.

AC athletes set to start

July 19, 2011

    Volleyballer Alyssa Keller of Adams Central and all Central athletes will be back in the swing of things as practices will begin on Aug. 1 for the 2011 season.
    Adams Central Athletic Director Rick Minnich announced today that fall practices will begin on Monday, August 1.
    High school football conditioning practices will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30, and from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

July 18th

Meyer latest Braves in football star game

July 18, 2011

By JIM HOPKINS
    INDIANAPOLIS — For the third straight year, Bellmont was represented on the North All-Stars at the annual Grange Insurance North-South Football All-Star game Friday night at North Central High School, but this was the first time in those three seasons that the North suffered a loss, losing 13-7 last night in front of 5,216 fans.
    “They won the turnover battle. That was the difference,” stated former BHS standout Daniel Meyer, on the loss.

Thunderbirds sweep five

July 18, 2011

    The Decatur Thunderbirds played in the second annual Don Osborn Willshire 10 and Under tournament this past weekend and swept all five games they played for the championship title.
    In pool play games, the T-Birds blanked Patrick Henry of Ohio 9-0 on Friday, and on Saturday knocked off Rockford, Ohio 7-5 and Van Wert, Ohio 18-0. In the elimination round Saturday, Decatur fashioned a big 19-1 triumph over Van Wert and then whipped Patrick Henry again by a 12-2 count in the championship encounter.

July 15th

Erie Haven holds off McIntire in 2nd game for Koufax crown

July 15, 2011

    Erie Haven added the Adams-Wells Koufax Tourney title to its regular-season crown, but it took a little longer than they had hoped Tuesday in the championship round.
    McIntire Heating & Air handed Erie Haven it's first loss of the season in the title round opener Thursday night, but the Mixers gathered themselves in the middle of the second game and took the lead on a triple by Trace Bauer in the bottom of the fifth and went on to score a 7-4 victory, capping a 19-1 season.

Mind’s Eye takes out Geimer for Senior title

July 15, 2011

    The Mind's Eye Graphics girls softball team claimed the championship of the Decatur Girls Senior League tournament Thursday night after knocking off Geimer Construction for the second time this week by a score of 16-8.
    The Graphics beat Geimer's 6-4 on Tuesday night forcing the Builders to come back with a 16-10 triumph over Barker and Sons Wrecker Service on Wednesday to earn a berth in the final game.

July 14th

Holly Hankenson dominates USA Track heptathlon; Nationals next

July 14, 2011

    Holly Hankenson likes variety, and that makes the standout Bellmont athlete the perfect fit for the track helptathlon.
    She not only likes the varied events, but she proved she's pretty good at all of them in the recent Region 7 USA Track Meet as she stormed through the 16-annd-under division, compiling 4,084 points. She stunningly won six of the seven events, and was second only in the 200 meter dash. The second place total score was 701 points short of her tally.

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