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Braves move on to golf regionals

June 5, 2012

    For the first time since 1976, the Bellmont Braves' golf team will be playing in the regional finals thanks to a second place finish at Timberidge, Norwell's course, on Friday night.
    The qualifying is Bellmont's third regional berth in school history with the only others being in '72 and '76.

Lady Jets headed to Indy

June 4, 2012

    GREENTOWN—First it was the sectional, then it was the regional.
    Adams Central softball teams had NEVER won either tournament in the history of the IHSAA softball post-season play. So the team that was 6-11 at mid-season put on a surge of epic proportions in May and ended up with both titles.

Friday/Saturday state track preview

May 31, 2012

    Athletes from both Bellmont and Adams Central are all seeded among the best in their events at the annual IHSAA track and field state finals to be held Friday and Saturday at the Indiana University track stadium in Bloomington.

Lady Jets roll to first regional title, 5-0

May 30, 2012

    ALBION—Winning the school’s first ever sectional title was not enough for Adams Central coach Cary Blake and his group of Lady Jets as they traveled to Central Noble and blanked the Lady Cougars, 5-0 to take the regional crown as well on Tuesday night.

NHC announces softball first-teams

May 30, 2012

    The NHC has released its all-conference softball teams for the 2012 campaign but only one member of Bellmont's squad will be represented on the team.
    Senior Brieann Burkhalter, daughter of the Squaws' head coach Rick Burkhalter, was named to the first team at the corner infielder position along with Hannah Schnorr of Columbia City.

Bellmont wins 17th sectional title

May 29, 2012

    Senior Matt Stidam capped a three-run fifth-inning rally with a clutch, two-run double, and Nick Fuelling's sixth-inning hit knocked in barreling baserunner Ben Baker with the key insurance run as Bellmont cut down rival Norwell 4-3 Monday to capture the 3A BHS Sectional Baseball championship.

Knights take title against Starfires, 6-3

May 29, 2012

    FORT WAYNE—After defeating Churubusco with a pair of runs in the seventh inning of the sectional semi-final game at Indiana Tech earlier in the day, the Starfires ran out of magic and fell to the hosting Bishop Luers Knights, 6-3 in the title game on Memorial Day evening.
    The Knights earned their seventh sectional title and first since 2008 with the win over South Adams who had won 11 straight games up to that point. They had defeated the Bluffton Tigers, 4-2 in the second game of the semi-finals.

Bellmont nips Heritage, 4-3

May 25, 2012

    —Bellmont played for their playoff lives on Friday night against the Heritage Patriots in the baseball sectional semi-final game held at the Teepee pulling out a 4-3 victory against their foes.
    Bellmont coach Ben Fawbush commented on his tough Heritage opponents, "I don't know what it is about these guys. We come out against Mississinewa and pound the ball and I didn't think this guy (Conner Sheehan) was any better than what we saw the other day and we couldn't hit consistently."

Stars move past Jets in sectional

May 24, 2012

    FORT WAYNE— A year removed from Adams Central's back-to-back sectional titles, the Jets made an early exit from the tournament last night at the hands of the South Adams Starfires, 8-5.
    The Jets were the team favored to win the sectional this season but perhaps those who assumed that should have looked at this season's resume where the Stars have had AC's number two times before last night and picked up right where they left off.

Lady Jets win first sectional title

May 24, 2012

    BUTLER—A day after taking out their Adams County foe, the Lady Jets topped that feat with an even greater one: winning their first sectional title ever.
    It took extra innings to do, but the Jets managed to squeak by a talented Bishop Luers team in eight innings, 3-2, after a Lindsey McDougall RBI single ended the game in walk-off fashion for AC.

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