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March 9th, 2015
Saturday, March 7th 2015
(#1) Kentucky (31-0) 67
Florida (15-16) 50
Kentucky went about business as usual. They beat an in conference foe thoroughly as they should. Karl Anthony towns had 13 points and 9 rebounds as they Wildcats finished their first undefeated regular season in program history.
(#2) Virginia (28-2) 57
(#16) Louisville (24-7) 59
COLUMBIA CITYâ€” The last of the three county schools fell in boys basketball sectional semi-finals action Friday night as the Bellmont Braves had no answer on offense or defense against cross-county rival Norwell, 59-28.
Behind the impressive shooting of senior Ian Kissell, the Knights outscored the Braves by a gaudy 22-2 score after the first eight minutes of play.
TWO LETTERS, ONE SCHOOLâ€”Bellmont tennis stars Sidney Petersen and Christina Ysidron recently signed a Letter of Intent to continue their tennis careers at Bethel College in Mishawaka starting in the fall of 2015. In the photo above starting in the front row (L-R) are: Deb Ysidron, Sidney Petersen, Christina Ysidron, Donna Thompson. Back: Bellmont boys coach Joe Selking, Bellmont AD Dale Manis, Bethel coach John Natali, Rob Ysidron, Bellmont girls coach Dan Thompson. (Photo provided)
WOODBURNâ€”What was a slim four-point lead for Eastside in their class 2A boys sectional 36 battle with South Adams Wednesday night with about 45 seconds to play in the third period quickly ballooned into a 22-point victory for the Blazers allowing them to advance to Friday night's semi-final round at Woodlan High School.
Eastside will play Canterbury in the second game Friday night after the Cavaliers edged Bluffton 61-56 last night in the nightcap game.
WOODBURNâ€” The Adams Central Flying Jets ended their basketball season on Tuesday night as the home team Woodlan Warriors outscored them in the second half 44-23 ending in a lopsided 73-46 victory.
The win sends the Warriors to the semi-finals of sectional play set for Friday night against the Churubusco Eagles who drew the only bye.
The Jets trailed 29-23 at the halftime break despite leading 18-10 early in the second quarter. The first half was a battle of trends as Woodlan scored the gameâ€™s first eight points, including threes from Elijah Oâ€™Hara and Andrew Krahn.
MONROEâ€”Adams Central's 6'7 junior center Luke Voirol came off the bench Thursday night to give the Jets a solid double-double and paced the host team to a 43-34 decision over the Parkway Panthers.
Voirol didn't start the game for the 6-14 Jets but entered several minutes into the contest and immediately made his presence known. With the Jets trailing 8-2, Voirol scored three first period baskets, the last of which came on the third offensive rebound of an AC possession to bring them back to within one at 11-10.
Adams Central's Kaine Luginbill capped off an unprecedented prep wrestling career Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, standing on the podium with 117 wins under his belt, and a shiny fourth-place state medal draped around his neck.
"I'm retiring the singlet," Kaine announced two minutes after the medal ceremony at 170 pounds.
"It was fun while it lasted, and it felt good to end this way. It didn't end quite how I wanted it to, but I was on the podium."
The person who knows Kaine the best, his mother, Diane, is not surprised that he is ready to move on with his life.
Tonight is senior night at the Teepee for the boys basketball team as they entertain Bishop Dwenger. The varsity tip-off is set for 7:45 p.m. tonight but is subject to fluctuation based on the JV contest. To view, click the link below, then log in with a username and password or link to Facebook. The service is free so come root on your Braves!
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WZBD broadcaster AJ Kalver, former Columbia City coach Randy Kearby and current East Noble coach Keith Hoffar were among those who received induction honors Sunday Sunday at the annual IHSWCA Hall of Fame banquet held in Greenwood.
Kalver, the former Bellmont coach, was inducted as a coach in 2010 and received his latest honor because of 35 years of wrestling broadcasts, starting with WADM in 1980. He was introduced by South Adams coach Barry Humble, who had nominated Kalver for the honor.
Saturday February 21st, 2015
(#1) Kentucky (27-0) 110
Auburn (12-15) 75
Kentucky played host to SEC league door matt Auburn and appropriately blew them out of the gym. Kentucky used a 23-2 run in the first half to break open a 27 point first half lead. They never looked back as Auburn never seriously threatened again. Karl Anthony Towns led Kentucky with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
(#3) Gonzaga (28-1) 70
Saint Mary’s (20-7) 60