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April 21st, 2015
Many times when gazing through the looking glass at student-athletes and their accomplishments, the student gets lost in translation.
Bellmont senior Josh Brune is the epitome of the term student-athlete and prides himself on being the best at both portions. After winning one of 13 IHSAA/C. Eugene Cato Memorial Scholarships this year, now he has proof.
Josh recently attended the banquet dinner down in Indianapolis for the event where he was a bit overwhelmed by the trip.
The NBA Playoffs started this past Saturday. We are going to look at the results and give predictions on how the rest of the series goes. We will start in the Eastern Conference first.
Chicago Bulls 103
Milwaukee Bucks 91
Bellmont sophomore Taylor Bebout has recently been honored by PrepVolleyball.com landing on the annual Sophomore 79 list.
The honor, given to the top second-year volleyball players for their outstanding contributions to their high school teams, is given out every year by the group as well as a Freshman 59 list.
This is a nationally given award, not just Indiana, making it all the more special for the Bellmont setter.
MONROE— Adams Central's bats swung wide open earning them their first victory of the young season on Thursday night with a 10-2 victory over the Bluffton Tigers.
A five-run first inning set the tone for the Jets led by six singles in the frame. Cody Crump stole home to break open the scoring, then Luke Liter, Lance Busse, and Matt Baker would smack three consecutive RBI singles scoring one run apiece.
FORT WAYNEâ After losing to county rival Adams Central to start their season, the South Adams Lady Stars have come up with their second straight win dismantling the Canterbury Cavaliers 19-0 in five innings.
âItâs a confidence builder,â noted SA coach Jessie OâDell after the win. âWe had some kids that have struggled early to hit the ball and came out tonight with some big hits. I think though it was more the defense that we were happy with tonight though.â
MONROE— Three Adams Central homeruns broke open a close game in the bottom of the sixth Monday night as the Lady Jets defended their county bragging rights with a 9-1 decision over Bellmont.
"We've been hitting the ball very good lately but the first five innings it didn't seem like it," noted AC coach Cary Blake.
In what has become the unofficial ringing in of the high school baseball season for Adams County, the fourth annual Coaches Versus Cancer Classic was a booming success at Bellmont on Saturday as all three county schools met up for a triple-header on what easily the best day for baseball yet this spring.
Adams Central and Jay County split track meets Thursday evening at Bob Worthman Stadium with the AC boys scoring 71 points to 67 for Bellmont and 23 for Jay County while in the girls event the Patriots edged out Bellmont 72.5 to 63 while AC was third with 25.5 points.
BAKER TO FRANKLIN— Electing to continue his baseball career, Bellmont’s Brett Baker signed a Letter of Intent on Wednesday to play for Franklin College in the 2016 season. Brett sits with his mother Shelly and father Gary, while Athletic Director Dale Manis and Bellmont baseball coach Ben Fawbush stand behind. (Photo provided)