Archive - Nov 2013 - Sports Article
BLUFFTON— Using a great variety of floor space creating offense, the Lady Starfires have improved to 4-0 on the season for the first time in their school history with a road win over the Bluffton Lady Tigers Friday night 53-33.
"Our balance is definitely a problem we pose to teams this year," explained SA coach Brett Freeman, now in his second year at the helm of a program on the hottest start ever for the school.
Adams County rivals Adams Central and South Adams lead the way among small schools in the wrestling season’s first statewide poll by classes.
The Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association (IHSWCA) released its first classed rankings Wednesday. The poll is important as teams prepare for the IHSWCA Team State Dual Meet tournament at Westfield on January 4, 2014.
CHURUBUSCO—Blade Kable sank a three-pointer from the top of the key at the end of overtime to give the Flying Jets a thrilling road victory over the Churubusco Eagles to open their season Wednesday night, 58-56.
The Eagles' Brent Simmons shot two free throws with 10 seconds to play in the overtime and 'Busco down two points. After sinking the first Simmons missed the second but managed to snag his own rebound and his putback gave the Eagles a temporary lead at 56-55.
In the 42nd meeting of the Bellmont Braves and the Columbia City Eagles, it was BHS who came away with an impressive 57-12 victory to open the season with a win at the Teepee Tuesday night.
Bellmont, now 39-3 all-time against City, defeated the Eagles by a similar score on the road last season to open their campaign, 51-19, and they looked no less effective this time around.
MUNCIE—Former Bellmont High School volleyball standout Alex Fuelling was honored recently as she was named to the Mid-American Conference first team in a vote of MAC coaches.
BERNE—Back-to-back treys by South Adams sophomore guard Sydney Willis in the third period Saturday night erased any hopes of a Union City comeback and the Starfires moved to 3-0 on the season with a 42-34 triumph in non-conference action.
The South Adams Lady Stars basketball team has started 3-0 thanks to a pair of overtime wins against Blackford and Eastbrook to start the season.
After two tough games on the road to open their 2013-2014 campaign, the Bellmont girls basketball team entertained Jay County in a non-conference tilt at the Teepee Friday night but found offense hard to find enroute to a 39-20 setback.
After a close first four minutes of the game that found the Squaws trailing just 6-4, Jay County opened the floodgates with back-to-back treys and soared to a 17-5 edge at the end of the period.
The Adams Central girl’s volleyball team recently donated $375 to Adams Memorial Hospital’s Strickler Cancer Institute in honor of breast cancer awareness month. The money was collected at the AC/South Adams game, which was designated as a “Pink Out” game.
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