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May 18th, 2011

Andrews turns down BHS football offer

May 18, 2011

     "What happend was that we showed up at the board meeting and a lot of those hopes — our leap of faith — were crushed. We settled back, talked through some things, then came to the conclusion that this was not the right opportunity,  not the right time for us," stated a gracious Nate Andrews, after announcing Tuesday afternoon that he decided against signing a contract to coach football and teach at Bellmont High School.

Braves draw Peru, Jets to meet Tigers in baseball tourneys

May 18, 2011

    INDIANAPOLIS—Pairings for the annual baseball sectional were announced Tuesday by officials at the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA).
    Sectionals will be held at Bellmont and Bishop Luers for schools involving Adams County teams (the Luers sectional is held at the Indiana Tech field in Fort Wayne).

May 17th

BHS volleyball call-outs slated

May 17, 2011

    Bellmont Volleyball Coach Craig Krull is holding three meetings announcing the summer volleyball schedule. Any Bellmont student interested in playing volleyball in the fall needs to attend just one meeting to receive the calendar.
    The meetings are at 8:00 p.m., dates and locations are: Sunday May 22, in the main Bellmont gym; Monday May 23, and Wednesday, May 25, in the BHS auxiliary gym.
    Those with questions should contact Coach Krull at 223-5136.

Keller’s ‘monster’ homer keys Jets

May 17, 2011

    MONROE—Led by a "monster" home run to left field into the wind by Alyssa Keller, the Adams Central Jets posted a 3-1 ACAC softball triumph over Southern Wells Monday evening at the AC diamond.
    Keller's solo shot in the bottom of the fourth as the leadoff hitter for Adams Central broke up a scoreless pitching dual between Sydnee Peterson of the Jets and Crista Carter of Southern Wells.

May 16th

Hornets take pair from softball Jets

May 16, 2011

    MONROE—Adams Central was on the short end of 4-3 and 6-1 tallies in a varsity softball doubleheader played Saturday against Angola at the AC diamond.
    The opening game went extra innings with Meghan Schwartzengraber's two-out double scoring the game-winner in the top of the eighth. Schwartzengraber also homered for Angola in a three-run fourth off losing AC hurler Sydnee Peterson and went the distance on the mound to collect the win with seven strikeouts.

2011 DBA season opens

May 16, 2011

    The Decatur Baseball Association officially kicked off its season Saturday with Opening Day festivities. Besides two official games and a practice game, pictures were taken of most of the teams, and Courtesy Motors General Manager Jim Kelley attended and tossed out the first ball.
    Through a national Chevy Youth Baseball Program, Courtesy Motors of Decatur is backing Decatur Baseball with equipment, a monetary contribution, and through the sale of raffle tickets for two automobiles and other prizes.

May 13th

Hop's Heresy: What a welcome!

May 13, 2011

    What a welcome to Decatur for Nate Andrews, and his family, received Tuesday night when he attended the North Adams School Board meeting. Wow!
    I wish I could say I was surprised. The way things have gone for this school board, something like this was almost predictable.

Squaws, Jets draw semi-final berths in area sectionals

May 13, 2011

    Bellmont softball fans should get their hiking boots out, Norwell has once again been awarded the area girls softball sectional.
    Bellmont will take on Maconaquah in the semi-final round of the Norwell 3A Softball Tournament on Tuesday, May 24, at 5:15 p.m.
    Norwell (6-12) will meet Peru in the only quarter-final contest on Monday, May 23, 5:15 p.m. and that winner will meet Fort Wayne Wayne in a semi-final contest on Wednesday, May 25, also at 5:15.

May 12th

Charger golfers clip BHS at Cross Creek, 157-162

May 12, 2011

    Carroll won boys' varsity and reserve golf matches on a steamy Wednesday at Cross Creek Golf Club.
    The varsity score was 157 to 162 and the JV score was 162 to 201.
    In the varsity match, Carroll’s No. 1, Oliver Gibson, shot a one-under 35 for medalist honors. Alex Cahill added 40 while Cam Brower and Alex Ramsey both shot 41 to pace the winners.

May 11th

Squaws’ 1600 team roars to NHC, Bellmont standards

May 11, 2011

    FORT WAYNE — With the automatic timer set to go, all the Bellmont 1600 relay team needed was another record-setting run, and they more than got that at the Carroll track Tuesday evening as the young Squaws foursome left no doubt about which team is the fastest in Bellmont history as they shattered that mark, as well as the Northeast Hoosier Conference record with a blistering 4:01.96.

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