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November 19th

Squaws take 4th in swim opener at Norwell; AC 7th

November 19, 2013

    KINGSLAND— Bishop Dwenger outscored Columbia City 267-262 in the quest for first place at the Norwell Invitational Saturday kicking off the swimming season for the girls in Adams County.
    Bellmont finished fourth with 215 behind third place Oak Hill (225), while Norwell finished fifth at 185, Bluffton was sixth at 131, and the Lady Jets were last with just 17 points.

November 17th

SA wins home opener, 54-47

November 18, 2013

    BERNE— The Lady Starfires started out their 2013-14 basketball campaign Saturday night at home against the Blackford Bruins coming away with an exciting overtime win, 54-47.
    A night after the Berne boys lost the regional title at home, the Lady Stars treated the South Adams faithful with a gem of a contest that saw SA take an 11-5 lead after one quarter.

November 15th

Trojans stifle Stars’ offense to win regional crown, 28-7

November 16, 2013

    BERNE— The magic run for the Starfires fell flat on Friday night as Tri-Central came to town and handed the Berne boys a 28-7 loss at home to end their season at the regional championship.
    South Adams (5-8) had been living on the edge for the past two weeks with a win in the sectional semi-final game against county-rival Adams Central 14-13, followed by another thriller on the road at Southwood earning the title with a 40-39 overtime win.

November 14th

Boilers seek end to 7-game skid

November 14, 2013

     Fumbles and critical plays still curse the Purdue football program as was demonstrated last Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium.
     Iowa scored the first touchdown in nine plays and 90 yards at 11:15 in the second quarter. Purdue responded in six plays and 35 yards to tie the game 7-7.  Momentum and energy soon began to change when the Hawkeyes, with 1:57 on the clock before halftime, scored a touchdown sending the two teams into the locker rooms with Iowa leading 14-7. 

November 12th

NABL to be new youth league name

November 13, 2013

    The new youth baseball league merger combining the former Decatur and Monmouth Baseball Leagues now has a name: the North Adams Baseball League.
    In a meeting at Bellmont Middle School on Tuesday night seven members of a forming committee addressed the public on the constitution of the new league and its future.

Pigskin Picks, week 10 results

November 12, 2013

   It was another week of upsets in the NFL and college game as noted by the two brackets with a -9 this week. The winners hung tough with the punches suffering only -2 and -3 respectively, however, with the tie-breaking score of 48 points between Denver and San Diego. Tonja Anweiler was the winner with -2 (51), while Harley Hilty was second at -2 (72) and Todd Martinez was third place with -3 (57).

November 10th

Bellmont Youth Wrestling Champions

November 11, 2013

BELLMONT YOUTH WRESTLING FINALISTS—In the photo, championship winners from their respective weight classes poseFront (L-R): Bryce Rickord, Carter Thomas, Luke Litchfield, Mason Myers, Dominick Litchfield, Isaac Ruble, Austin Christner, Duke Myers. Back: Logan Douglas, Carter Ross, Joe Laughlin, Brooks Myers, Isaac Friedt, John Uhlman, Shaun Guise. (Photo provided)

November 8th

South Adams stuns Knights for title in OT

November 9, 2013

    WABASH— South Adams' senior Klayton Hinshaw summed it up nicely while hoisting the sectional trophy and addressing the team after the game.
    "17 years, baby!"
    The number referenced by one of the Stars' top lineman was of course how long it has been since SA has won a sectional title. On Friday night South Adams defeated Southwood in an overtime thriller, 40-39, giving the Berne boys their fifth title in school history and first since 1996.

Central, SA v-ball honored for conference play

November 8, 2013

    Five Lady Jets and a pair of Starfires were named to the all-ACAC volleyball teams this week as well as members from the other six conference schools.