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March 19th

Beat the pros, round of 32

March 19, 2012

    Lehigh and Norfolk State really messed things up for the many sparkling clean brackets out there. Luckily for those who did not pick the 15 over two upsets, neither did anybody else.

Harvey places in Indoor State meet

March 19, 2012

    MARION—Bellmont's Alexis Harvey finished in the medal round of the 55 meter dash Saturday at the  Hoosier State Relays held at Indiana Wesleyan University's Troyer Fieldhouse to be the only participant from Adams County to score.
    Harvey posted a 7.51 speed in the finals for seventh place (the top eight advance to the final round) out of 29 runners who had qualified for the indoor state finals event.

March 16th

Beat the pros, day one

March 16, 2012

    After day one and 16 games completed, there are no perfect brackets out of 122 entries and only two public brackets have 15 out of 16 right.
    Mason Selking and Brian Zeser are tied for first place at the moment with the only one mistake. There are several brackets with only two wrong.

March 13th

Beat the pros March hoops contest

March 13, 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.

Hakes selected to all-city team

March 13, 2012

    Bellmont High School senior Brian Hakes has been named to the all-city hockey team by the Fort Wayne Area High School Hockey Association.    Hakes, who plays for Bishop Dwenger, was one of two players selected to the first-team defense in voting by the league's coaches. He also was chosen an all-city defenseman last year when the team represented Fort Wayne North Side.

Bellmont takes NHMLC

March 13, 2012

    The BMS Braves wrestled in the Northeast Hoosier Middle Level Conference tournament last Thursday night. The Braves found themselves in first place by night's end with nine first placers, four seconds, two thirds, and four fourths.
    The team dominated as they scored 443 points compared to Indian Springs' 312.5 points in second place. Carroll finished third with 247 points and DeKalb had 219 good enough for fourth. Maple Creek, Woodside, East Noble, Summit, New Haven, and then Norwell rounded off the final places.

March 12th

Bellmont track

March 12, 2012

    ANDERSON — Bellmont junior sprinter Alexis Harvey earned a shot at the Indiana Girls Track Indoor State Finals with a school record 7.39 in the 55-meter dash Saturday in the annual Patriot Invitational at Anderson College as she qualified first out of that meet.
    Harvey will be seeded fourth overall in the small school division. She placed fourth last spring in the IHSAA State Girls Track and Field 200 meter (outdoor) finals.

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.

   Three perfect brackets made up the top three this week for Pigskin Picks week 16....
    YORKTOWN— Adams Central won three matches at the tough Yorktown Super...

 

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