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June 8th, 2011

Lifers take Peterson in showdown

June 8, 2011

    The Farm Bureau Lifers clipped Peterson Grain 4-3 in a battle of once-beatens in the Monroe Little League Tuesday night.
    The win puts the Lifers on top in the league at 8-1 to the 7-2 mark of Peterson Grain.

June 7th

Combs named first team All-ACAC

June 7, 2011

    Adams Central sophomore outfielder Dalton Combs, who led the Jets in 11 offensive categories this year, was named first team All-ACAC in baseball today by the conference coaches.
    Teammates Nathan Busse and Cody Brunner, infielders, both seniors, were given second-team status.
    Taylor Smith and Taylor LeFever of South Adams were also named to the first team.
    Combs paced the Jets with a .482 batting average and led the team in hits with 37, runs with 29 and home runs with three.

Dirty Birds blast way to sweep

June 7, 2011

    Dirty Birds picked up two wins on Sunday in the Fort Wayne Red Carrington league play, downing the Fort Wayne Orioles 5-1 in the first game Sunday before totally destroying the Orioles 19-2 in the nightcap, in Stan Musial AABC action.

June 6th

Harvey takes 4th in 200 meter dash at state track

June 6, 2011

    INDIANAPOLIS — "Alexis definitely had the perfect race at the perfect time — at  the state meet when everyone is that fast and it's all on the line. It was a tremendous performance to come away with fourth place as a sophomore," stated Bellmont track coach Carl Risch after Bellmont's Alexis Harvey earned her medal as the fourth fastest girls 200 meter runner in the state Saturday at the Indiana University Track and Field Complex.

BHS golfers 3rd; set for regional

June 6, 2011

    HUNTINGTON—The Bellmont boys golf team played well enough Saturday to see another day as they finished third out of 12 teams in the IHSAA golf sectional at the LaFontaine Golf Course and will advance to the regional on Thursday to be held at The Player's Club Golf Course in Muncie at 8 a.m.

June 2nd

Panthers hold Squaws to 2 hits in 4-1 regional win

June 2, 2011

    Bellmont's hitters just couldn't get a good figure out Western pitcher Katie Daine as the senior hurler changed speeds and moved the ball around, limiting the Squaws to two hits in a 4-1 regional victory Tuesday night at the BHS field.
    "I thought we played a really good defensive game. Our hits didn't come through, but all you can think about is how hard you played," said Bellmont senior catcher Dana Kaczmarek, one of three Bellmonters who played their last game Tuesday night.

Braves split with Whitko

June 2, 2011

    Several games were played recently in youth league baseball with the Whitko Wildcats and the Decatur Braves splitting a doubleheader while Courtesy Motors easily sped past the Bluffton Parks and Recreation team.

Burkhalter, Squaws take Peru in 10, 7-3, for sectional crown

June 2, 2011

    OSSIAN—If Bellmont softball player Brieann Burkhalter was a cat, it would be safe to assume she used up many of her nine lives Saturday afternoon as the Bellmont Squaws rallied to capture the IHSAA sectional 22 in class 3A play at Norwell High School over the Peru Tigers by a 7-3 score in 10 innings.
    The victory for the defending Norwell sectional champions means the Squaws will host Western High School in the IHSAA regional tonight at the BHS diamond.

Jets whip Warriors to earn 2nd straight baseball title

June 2, 2011

    FORT WAYNE—"We're the defending champs of this sectional until someone knocks us off," related Adams Central baseball coach Dave Neuenschwander and that statement proved true as the Jets pounded out a 5-1 win over Woodlan in the championship encounter of the IHSAA class 2A sectional final at Indiana Tech Monday evening.

May 26th

BHS foursome just misses state berth

May 26, 2011

    Though the time that the Bellmont girls 1600 relay team ran would have won three other regionals, the record-setting BHS foursome will not be competing at the June 4 IHSAA State Girls Track and Field meet.
    Bellmont coach Carl Risch learned  Wednesday afternoon that the squad fell two places short of making the field. It's the same case with freshman hurdler Holly Hankenson. She fell two places short of making the state field in the 300 sticks.

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