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Squaws blast North Side in sweep

September 5, 2012

    Bellmont moved its record to 11-2 for the season in varsity volleyball Tuesday night after delivering a three-win win over non-conference foe Fort Wayne North Side at the Teepee.
    The Squaws steamrolled their way to a 25-9 triumph in the first game that started with a 1-0 BHS lead before the first serve of the game when North Side was called for an illegal alignment. After a sluggish start in round two, Bellmont came on to easily take a 25-13 verdict from the Redskins, but the third game was anything but in the bag for the Squaws.

Braves fall flat in 2nd half against CC

September 1, 2012

    COLUMBIA CITY—Untimely penalties and the absence of a "big play" kept Bellmont from staying undefeated on Friday night as they ventured to Columbia City for their first NHC meeting of the year.
    The Braves, now 2-1, fell to the Eagles (2-1) 24-13, after being shut down in the second half.
    Bellmont coach Larry Getts commented after the game, "We didn't have any consistency in the second half."

Jets outlast Luers in five setter

August 31, 2012

    MONROE — Abbey Lichtle stroked the ball through the Bishop Luers defense for the final point of the evening, capping a huge Adams Central win in a five-game showdown with the Lady Knights.
    "I am very proud of my girls," stated Adams Central coach Ashley Beard.

Squaws beat Snider in four

August 31, 2012

    FORT WAYNE—The first words coach Krull used to describe the Snider/Bellmont game on Thursday night was "intense."
    The Squaws got off to another slow start which led to the eventual dropping of game one, but, as Bellmont has shown all season long to this point, when they get warmed up they are hard to beat.
    In a four-game battle with the Lady Panthers, Bellmont emerged victorious 20-25, 25-17, 25-13, 25-10.

Squaws split NHC games

August 30, 2012

    The Squaws lost a tough conference match against the Norwell Lady Knights on Tuesday night, falling by a 3-2 score in a match that saw two overtime periods and a shootout, while picking up a win last Thursday against rival Columbia City, 3-0.

Braves top talented Jets' squad, 3-2

August 28, 2012

    MONROE—The Braves collided with the Flying Jets of Adams Central on Tuesday night at the Hangar picking up a huge victory over the talented Jet team, 3-2 to remain perfect on the season.
    Bellmont, now 5-0 to begin the year, got a boost of confidence from their doubles team, an area that coach Joe Selking thought may be the hardest to replace after last season's successful team.

DDD wins Cross Creek title

August 28, 2012

     Before the Hall of Fame festivities, the Cross Country Men's League playoffs were held. The Monday league champion Democrat team edged out Thursday champs, Hometown Healthcare, 6-4 to take the league title. In the A spot, Mike Macke beat Dr. Mike Ainsworth 83 (net 81) to 84. At position B, Jared Friedt shot an 81 (net 78) beating out Scott Ainsworth's 79. AJ Kalver nipped Marty Simonson, 78 (net 77) to 78.

DBA award winners

August 28, 2012

            The Decatur Baseball Association has announced Clemente post-season award winners, and the winners of two skills contests held at the conclusion of the season. Contest winners for both Reese (11-12) and Mays (9-10) were also named.

Squaws win Bi-County

August 26, 2012

    OSSIAN—Yogi Berra once redundantly noted "it was deja vu all over again."
    That was the case Saturday at the Adams-Wells County Cross Country Invitational at Norwell High School as the same two teams that won the Bellmont Conditioner meet last Tuesday again won titles with the Bellmont girls edging out Norwell while South Adams stormed to an easy triumph in the boys meet.

Squaws split four in Yorktown Invite

August 26, 2012

    YORKTOWN—For the first time all season, the Squaws have a number other than "0" in their loss column after surviving the always brutal Yorktown Invitational.
    Bellmont coach Craig Krull wouldn't have it any other way, though. The Squaws' leader's philosophy has always been to play the toughest teams during the regular season so that come sectional time and beyond, his team is seasoned and ready.

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