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November 3rd

South Adams looks to continue historical season run

November 3, 2011

    South Adams is in the sectional finals this year marking their second appearance in a row. This year's group of Berne boys feels different than last year's version. They seem like they belong there this time.Take away the 0-5 start last season and you've got a South Adams football program that's won 16 of their last 18 games.
    So what's different? Well those 19 juniors from last season's turnaround effort are now seasoned seniors salivating for redemption in the finals of sectionals.

November 2nd

BHS football tickets on sale

November 2, 2011

    Bellmont Athletics will be pre-selling tickets to the 3A Sectional 19 championship football game between the Braves and the Western Panthers.
    The game will be played on Friday, November 4th at 7 p.m. at Western High School.

Braves soccer banquet set

November 2, 2011

    The Bellmont High School boys soccer team will be holding their annual banquet in the Bellmont cafeteria tomorrow at 7 p.m.
    The freshman players are asked to bring pop and the sophomore players are to bring desserts for the dinner. The coaching staff will have the rest of the dinner catered.
    All players and their family members are invited for the dinner and a small awards show.
    For information, call head coach Bill Meyer at 223-1908.

November 1st

Braves’ sectional run sparks player reactions

November 1, 2011

    The Braves were definitely prepared for Yorktown's strong offensive schemes, while the Tigers were seemed puzzled by some of the new wrinkles put in by head coach Larry Getts and his staff, and executed perfectly by a fired-up Bellmont squad. The result was a 22-7 BHS win over the favored Tigers, who had knocked off second-ranked Eastbrook in the first round of the tourney.

October 31st

Liechty posts state finals time for SA

October 31, 2011

    TERRE HAUTE—South Adams junior Evan Liechty participated for the Starfires as an individual runner in the IHSAA boys state finals in cross country Saturday and finished 69th overall out of a field of  196 harriers.
    Liechty posted a time of 16:34.3.

SA soccer girls receive All-Conference award

October 31, 2011

    The Lady Starfires' soccer team received their all-conference selections this last week for the ACAC and came away with two players on the first team and three on the second team.
    Making the first team squad was senior Brianna Nevil and junior Rachel Simon for the Stars. The Leo Lions placed five members of their squad on the first team to lead the conference, while Heritage placed four, and the Garrett Railroaders and Woodlan Warriors each added a player to round out the squad.

October 28th

County schools look to advance in sectional action

October 28, 2011

    The second round of high school football sectionals kicks off tonight with games at 7 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.
    The three Adams County schools are all still in the running for their respective sectionals and would like to ask for continued support from their local fan base.
    The Braves will be at home this evening with a tough Yorktown squad who sit at 6-4. Should the Braves move on tonight, it will be a coin flip between two 8-2 teams, Mississinewa and Western, both are the sectional favorites over the Braves.

October 27th

Braves look to take down upstart Yorkies

October 27, 2011

    Coming off an outstanding offensive performance at Blackford, Bellmont will be back at Bob Worthman Stadium Friday night in round two of the 3A football playoffs as they take on 6-4 Yorktown Tigers, who are fresh off of their 38-24 upset win over sectional favorite Eastbrook.
    "Every time you get to the next round of competition it's good," stated first-year BHS coach Larry Getts.

Decatur T-Birds parade fundraiser set

October 27, 2011

    The Decatur T-Birds baseball squad have one goal in mind: get to Cooperstown in 2013.
    They plan on getting there with fund raisers at their booth on Halloween night during the Callithumpian parade.
    T-Birds manager John Macklin is encouraging the public to stop by the booth for “walking tacos” and drinks all night Monday to help the boys get to the Baseball Hall of Fame next year.

October 26th

Squaws state-repeat effort ends in regionals

October 26, 2011

    Though a scrappy Bellmont squad fought to leads late in both the first and third games against No. 1 Yorktown Tuesday, the visitors prevailed in the 3A Volleyball Regional with a 3-0 sweep, knocking out the defending state champion Squaws 25-21, 25-11 and 26-24.
    "You have to give credit to them, they came into a hostile environment they played as they were supposed to. That's why they're No. 1," stated Bellmont coach Craig Krull.

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