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Cadets hold off Braves 56-45

February 24, 2011

    A game of scoring runs fell into the hands of eighth-ranked Concordia Wednesday night at the Teepee as the Cadets topped the Bellmont Braves 56-45 despite scoring just two points in the final five minutes of the game.
    As has been the unfortunate mantra for the Braves in the past month or so, the visitors quickly jumped out to a 7-0  lead before the Bellmonters shocked the Cadets with a sudden 12-0 blitz that included three-pointers from Forrest Fullenkamp and Payton Selking.

Creason: Don’t underestimate Penn’s 112-pound ... girl

February 23, 2011

     (Editor's Note: Tim Creason is a former Decatur Daily Democrat Sports Editor who now covers wrestling, and other sports, for the South Bend Tribune.)

Jets grind out 40-36 win over Blackford

February 23, 2011

    MONROE — "Good teams find a way to win," said Adams Central coach Aaron McClure just seconds after Tuesday's 40-36 grinder that outlasted Blackford.
    Last Friday, in an emotional win over AC's oldest rival (South Adams), the Flying Jets connected for 30 points in the first quarter.

Starfires post fifth win

February 22, 2011

     UNION CITY — South Adams started its sectional push this past Saturday,  with a 53-47 decision over Union City at the Indians' gym. It was the fifth win of the season for Ryan Biegel's Starfires.
    The Stars will host a sectional and will play Bluffton in a five-team tourney at the Stardome. Adams Central will play in the semi-finals against Bishop Luers.

Meyer suffers first defeat

February 22, 2011

    Bellmont heavyweight Daniel Meyer (left) attempts to pull free of Jeremiah Harvey of Culver Community during the heavyweight semi-final match Saturday at Conseco Fieldhouse.
    Meyer got away this time, but not in the fourth OT period in a 3-2 loss. He finished third in the state and Harvey won the title, with another overtime win.
    It was Meyer's only defeat of the season.

 

Four BHS swimmers going to State

February 21, 2011

        PORTLAND—Muncie Central swept eight of the 12 events in the finals of the IHSAA boys swimming sectional Saturday at Jay County High School to easily outdistance second place Bellmont by a 335-232 count.
    Delta and South Adams followed in the team score with 193 and 155 followed by Bluffton 128, Norwell 96, Jay County 93, Muncie Southside 52, Adams Central 49, and Blackford 37.

Meyer loses in triple OT

February 21, 2011

By JIM HOPKINS
       PORTLAND—Muncie Central swept eight of the 12 events in the finals of the IHSAA boys swimming sectional Saturday at Jay County High School to easily outdistance second place Bellmont by a 335-232 count.
    Delta and South Adams followed in the team score with 193 and 155 followed by Bluffton 128, Norwell 96, Jay County 93, Muncie Southside 52, Adams Central 49, and Blackford 37.

Jets draw Luers; Braves to host Maconaquah

February 21, 2011

    Somewhere in Bluffton today, Tiger basketball coach Kevin Leising has to be smiling.
    The results of the 101st IHSAA state boys basketball tournament were released Sunday evening and Leising's crew drew away from class 2A power Bishop Luers by picking up South Adams in the opening game of the South Adams sectional on Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m.

Hop's Heresy: John Friedt’s fingerprints all over Bellmont wrestling

February 18, 2011

    "There have been five different Head Coaches at Bellmont, but none of us have made a bigger impact on Bellmont Wrestling than John Friedt," noted current Bellmont coach Brent Faurote on a statement he issued on Indianamat.com Thursday.

50-year wrestling trek leads Decatur’s Kalver to Hall of Fame

February 18, 2011

    A.J. Kalver, one of the key early figures in the growth of the Bellmont wrestling tradition and a man who has been involved in the sport for 50 years, will get his due Sunday at Greenwood when he will be inducted into the Indiana Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
    Kalver, who coached 15 years at Bishop Luers and turned that program from mat zero to the dominant team in Fort Wayne, has also been involved in broadcasting wrestling for 30 years and served 10 years as a wrestling official.

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