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April 1st, 2012
Kentucky and Kansas will collide for a second time this year. With the National Championship looming tomorrow night, this is a list of the top brackets left in the Beat the Pros contest. There were a number of brackets with 63 points so a total of 57 people round out the list of bracket hopefuls.
Remember, 10 points are awarded for guessing Monday’s winner correctly so it’s still wide open. For those brackets that can no longer make points, an “F” for final will be listed after their name.
On Saturday, April 7, Bellmont High School will be hosting the county's first annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic baseball games.
The games will include the Braves, Adams Central, and the Starfires of South Adams in a three-game format throughout the day. Each school will wear special t-shirts with their respective school colors and feature a large pink school logo on the front. All three teams will also be wearing pink and white wristbands and pink shoelaces. The t-shirts are designed by Minds Eye Graphics.
IHSAA Rankings for March 28th, 2012
1) Brebeuf (7)
2) Columbus North (4)
3) Warsaw (3)
4) Evansville Harrison
8) Floyd Central
9) Evansville Memorial
10) Bedford NL
The Beat the Pros bracket challenge is nearing its completion with the Final Four now in place. Saturday, March 31 marks the date for the final two games before the National Championship on Monday, April 2.
ATLANTA (AP) — Indiana walked off the court, disappointed but heads held high.
After all eight games in the Sweet 16 the standings have some familiar faces, but it’s still anyone’s race with some new brackets coming forward in the contest. Stay tuned for updates after the Elite 8 this weekend.
65 PTS: Major Spiegel, Brian Zeser.
The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association has released its first-team Academic All-State list of 29 boys and 28 girls as well as an honorable mention list including 146 boys and 148 girls around the state of Indiana. Two Bellmont Braves were selected to the honorable mention list for the award; seniors Payton Selking and Logan Smith.
Here is a list of the top 50 brackets up to this point in the Beat the Pros bracket challenge.
50 PTS: Brian Zeser
49 PTS: Adam Weaver
48 PTS: Margo Knefelkamp
47 PTS: Andy Weaver, Kyli Mankey, Kevin Ripley, Kathy Gross.
46 PTS: Jim Hopkins (DDD Pro), Linda Plasterer, James Compton, Mindy Knefelkamp, Leah Voglewede, James Pollock.
FORT WAYNE–Bellmont picked up a pair of early season track wins over Bishop Luers Tuesday night at Luers Field with the Braves notching an 86-46 triumph over the Knights while the Squaws dealt their foes a 92-33 setback.
The win for the Braves was impressive considering the fact they went winless last season.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Norwell’s Jessica Rupright is The Indianapolis Star’s Indiana Miss Basketball.
Norwell’s career leader in points (1,591) and rebounds (728), received 41 votes of the 206 total cast by media and coaches. North Central’s Nariah Taylor (19 votes) and Mt. Vernon’s Jessica Brown (17) were second and third, respectively, the Star announced in its Wednesday editions. A total of 36 players received at least one vote.