Archive - Sports Article
September 8th, 2014
MONROE—The 4A #6 Carroll Chargers came into the Hangar on Monday night looking to escape with a victory against a scrappy, upset-minded Adams Central team ranked fifth in 2A in the latest coaches' poll.
After dropping a nail-biter in the first set, the Chargers regrouped and left one of the toughest gyms in the region to play in, with a win, 25-20, 20-25, 17-25, 18-25.
COLUMBIA CITY— With more than half of the state's Friday night grid battles postponed to Saturday, the Bellmont Braves traveled back up to Columbia City Saturday afternoon down 15-8 in the middle of the third quarter but BHS scored 18 straight unanswered points to upend the Eagles 25-15 in the game's finish.
PONETO— South Adams earned first place in the Bi-County Conditioner at Southern Wells Tuesday night, while the Bellmont Braves finished second in the unique event.
In what is known at Hokum-Karum style, the schools use runners in pairs alternating each mile for six miles. Scores are compiled using the combined times of each school's top three pairs.
Tonight the Bellmont Squaws play host to Heritage on the volleyball court at the Teepee. The Squaws' JV will kick off the action at 6 p.m. with the varsity game slated for approximately 7:15 p.m. The coverage from the DDD Webcast will begin at approximately 7:10 p.m. with a pre-game show brought to you by Decatur Dental Services.
To view the gamecast, simply click the link below. Once on the game site, log in using Facebook or sign in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free! Go Squaws!
SELMA— The Lady Jets volleyball improved to a stellar 6-1 on the season after dominating the Wapahani Invitational Tournament on Saturday defeating Shenandoah, Wapahani, and Homestead.
In best of three set matches, the Lady Jets swept Shenandoah in the opener 25-17, 25-18, while also sweeping the host school, Wapahani, 25-21, 25-22 in an exciting match. In the final match of the day, Central ousted 4A juggernaut Homestead in three sets 25-21, 9-25, 18-16 shrugging off a bad second set to pull off the victory.
Tonight the Adams Central Jets host Eastside at the Landing Strip in Monroe. The game starts at 7 p.m. with the DDD pre-game show beginning at approximately 6:45 p.m. To view the contest, click the link below. Once on the game site, log in with a username or password. Connecting with Facebook will also work.
The annual Kekionga Greenway Gallop 5k commenced once again on Sunday with Kevin Heckman winning the overall title and Annie Boocher earning the top female time overall.
Heckman blazed by the competition with a time of 17:18.8, a full 45 seconds ahead of second place finisher John Schnieders (18:03.3) who had the top time amongst the Male Masters' division.
The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday night in a nine-team field and junior sensation Bailey Beery easily captured first place with a strong 19:28.3 time, but other than that a lot of questions remained after the meet was over.
The Squaws placed their top five runners in 19th or better position out of a field of 57 runners (six schools competed as teams while three others had incomplete teams) and the final statistic sheets showed them to be in the area of 41 points.
Concordia Lutheran backed up their number one ranking in class 3A on Tuesday night besting the fifth-ranked Bellmont Squaws in four sets at the Teepee 25-23, 23-25, 18-25, 12-25.
The Squaws took the electric first set despite trailing 20-16 at one point ending on a 9-3 run to take their only set of the match. Neither team led by more than four points in the first two sets at any time and in the first, the Squaws built a 9-7 lead taking four of their points off of Cadet miscues.
Tonight's volleyball contest at the Teepee invites the Concordia Cadets, currently ranked #2 in class 3A to face off with the Squaws (#6 in 3A).
To view tonight's contest, click on the link below, then log in with a username or password. Linking to your Facebook will also allow the user to watch for free. The webcast will begin at approximately 7:15 p.m. with the DDD pre-game show. The varsity contest is slated to begin roughly at 7:30 p.m.