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March 12th

Jets fall short at regionals

March 12, 2012

    NORTH JUDSON— The Flying Jets came just under a foot short of advancing to the regional finals against Bowman Academy later on Saturday night, but senior Maverick Baumer could not sink a half-court shot that would have won the Jets a win over Westview in overtime, 51-49.
    Two of the best defensive teams in 2A faced off on Saturday morning when the Westview Warriors and Adams Central both traveled over 100 miles to get to North Judson despite the fact that the teams are less than that far apart from each other to begin with.

March 11th

Beat the Pros college basketball tournament bracket

March 11, 2012

 

                Here is the link to the bracket for the 2012 college basketball tournament. Fill out the bracket online and email it to sports@decaturdailydemocrat.com, print it out and mail it to the DDD, or bring it into the DDD yourself and put it in the basket at the front desk.

March 9th

Beat the pros March hoops contest

March 9, 2012

    Hey, sports fans, it's time for college hoops to heat up in March and for you to fill out your brackets! Why not fill one out for the DDD for a chance to "Beat the Pros"?
    The Democrat's sports department, as well as other DDD staff members will be filling out the brackets picking their favorite teams as well and would like all of Decatur to join in the competition.

March 7th

AC sectional win an emotional one

March 7, 2012

    For Adams Central, 2012 collided with 1964 and 1966 last night.
    This year's Flying Jets tied the school record for season victories at 19 with a stirring and dominant 74-62 conquest of Bishop Luers in the Class 2A sectional title game at South Adams. AC (19-3) also posted 19 wins in the 1963-64 and 1965-66 seasons, under coach Vernon Zurcher and including the school's first 1,000-point scorer, Roger Schnepp.

Gutierrez commits to IUE

March 7, 2012

    Bellmont senior Allison Gutierrez has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Indiana University East starting with the 2012 season. Red Wolves coach Charlie Brown announced the signing Feb. 29.
    Gutierrez is a 5-6 defensive specialist who helped Bellmont High School win the 2010 Indiana Class 3A state championship. She was an honorable mention academic all-state selection and an all-conference libero as a senior. She ranked 13th in the state with 4.5 digs per game, according to the MaxPreps Web site.

March 5th

NHC names two Braves to all-conference

March 6, 2012

    The Northeast Hoosier Conference has announced its boys basketball conference squads for the 2011-12 year with two Braves making the list.
    Homestead, who finished unblemished in the conference, placed two players on the first team, Nick Gamble and Zach Terrell, as did fellow conference teams New Haven, Columbia City, and Norwell (Kyle Fillman and Josh VanMeter) who all finished at the top of the standings. Carroll (freshman Chandler White) and DeKalb put one player each on to round out the first team.

Flying Jets win sectional title!

March 6, 2012

    BERNE— Senior Maverick Baumer and junior Dalton Combs both put up 20+ points for the Jets in their sectional final win against the Bishop Luers Knights held at the Stardome on Monday night, 74-62, earning them the right to cut down the nets.

Girls basketball state recap

March 5, 2012

    The IHSAA girls' basketball state tournament wrapped up this weekend with three of the eight teams representing four classes were from Fort Wayne, two games were decided by overtime, and one was ended on a dramatic last-second shot.
    In 1A, Canterbury won their fourth state title in five years by defeating Northeast Dubois, 64-54, and finished with a stellar 25-2 record on the season.

Jets vs. Knights tonight

March 5, 2012

     Adams Central will play tonight against the Bishop Luers Knights at the Stardome in Berne. The game was postponed from Saturday night because the Lady Knights of Luers were involved in the girls’ state finals. Come support the Jets tonight at South Adams. The game will begin at 7:30.

    KINGSLAND— It took four sets for Adams Central to find their groove on a...
    FORT WAYNE—As she has been getting accustomed to, Bellmont's Bailey...
    A week after nearly toppling Homestead, Bellmont is rewarded with a visit from the...

 

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