Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
FORT WAYNE—The Bellmont girls track team served notice Saturday they not only expect to repeat as the indoor state champions in the small school division but that they'll be in the hunt for the IHSAA state title in early June in Bloomington.
The ACAC girls basketball All-Conference teams were selected this week for the 2013-14 season boasting a Lady Jet and Starfire on the first team.
Senior Dzejna Ahmetovic was the lone first teamer for South Adams leading the Stars to one of their most successful seasons in school history with 13 victories this year. Ahmetovic is also among Hoosier Basketball Magazine's top 100 senior girls basketball players in Indiana.
KINGSLAND— The hosting Norwell Knights and Columbia City Eagles advanced with victories on Tuesday night in the opening round of sectional play.
After Norwell dominated the opener against Heritage, 79-43, the Eagles shot 18-32 (56%) from the field to efficiently end the Bellmont Braves' season in a 52-27 rout.
The Northeast Hoosier Conference released its list of All-Conference girls basketball teams this week with one Bellmont Squaws player making the list amongst 27 total recipients.
Courtney Scherer, the lone senior on a Bellmont team that struggled this season going winless, made honorable mention along with four other seniors, freshman Lanie Allen from East Noble, and sophomore Skylar Ostrowski from DeKalb.
The North Adams Baseball League has announced the registration for their inaugural season for the 2014 summer youth leagues.
Forming now are four boys leagues including major (11-12), AAA (9-10), AA (7-8), and A (T-ball 4-6).
Tonight the Braves host the Patriots of Jay County in the regular season finale for both teams before Tuesday's sectional begins. The JV tips off at 6:15 p.m. with the varsity set for a 7:45 start. The DDD webcast will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. with the pre-game show as well as an interview with the three seniors in honor of Senior Night at the Teepee. To view the Braves' final home game this season, click the link below, then log in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free. Go Bellmont!
The drawing for the 104th annual IHSAA boys basketball state tournament was held on Sunday featuring all three Adams County schools learning their post-season fate.
The Bellmont Braves (5-13) will travel to the Norwell-hosted 3A sectional #23, while South Adams and Adams Central are on a collision course for the Stardome in Berne for class 2A's sectional #36.
Tonight the Braves look to end a four-game skid with a victory over visiting Bluffton. The Tigers and Braves will square off for the JV contest at 6:30 p.m. with the varsity and pre-game show starting immediately afterwards around 7:30 p.m. To view tonight's game, click the link below. Once on the game's website, log in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free. Go Braves!
"Out of the three kids, two got their best possible draws," stated Bellmont coach Brent Faurote after reviewing the IHSAA State Finals pairings.
Bellmont will send three to state Friday and Adams Central two, and four of the five have decent paths, and the fifth, BHS senior Logan Neher at 145, has been wrestling at such a high level that is definitely not a stretch for him to go out and beat the No. 4 rated Isaac Rentas of Merrillville.