Tonight's county-rivalry contest on the softball field between the Lady Jets and Squaws will begin roughly at 5 p.m. The DDD pre-game show will tentatively start at 4:45 p.m. and fans are encouraged to follow the link below to the game cast website. To view the game, log in with a username and password. The service is free so enjoy the game!
BERNE— South Adams High School had their first opportunity to host the Coaches Versus Cancer Classic in its third year of existence on Saturday in what turned out to be one of the nicest days of the early spring season albeit blustery.
The Starfires did not fare as well as the weather, however, going 0-2 against Adams Central and Bellmont in the opening and closing games. Bellmont was a winner over the Jets in the middle game. All proceeds from the concession stands as well as entrance fees were donated for cancer research.
Tonight the Squaws host the Garrett Railroaders for their home opener on the softball diamond (weather permitting). The game is slated for a 5 p.m. start tonight with the DDD pre-game show set for a 4:45 start.
To view tonight's contest, click on the link below. Log in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free. All games will be archived for 30 days after the live event. Go Bellmont!
PORTLAND—Bellmont and Adams Central ventured south to Jay County Thursday evening for a triangular girls and boys track meet with the Patriots with Jay County nudging out the Squaws by a mere two points on the girls side while Adams Central claimed victory in the boys meet by a 9 1/3 point edge.
Other teammates in the 4 x 4 joining Gunsett were Ally Norby, Grace Fisher, and Alyssa Strickler.
BLUFFTON— The Braves took advantage of six Tiger errors in the third inning to break open the game scoring six runs eventually ending with a victory via mercy rule, 13-2 after just five frames.
Bellmont (2-0) got three quality innings from junior Parker Zeser on the hill as he struck out six of the 13 batters he faced lining himself up for the win. Sawyer Boyd and Brett Baker each pitched one scoreless inning of relief as the Braves needed only five innings to top the Tigers thanks to the hot bats.
FORT WAYNE— The Bellmont Braves opened their 2014 campaign with a 4-2 victory over the South Side Archers at Elmhurst Field on Tuesday night using a three-run sixth inning to boost the win.
Braves' hurler Mason Shinabery had nine strikeouts in the win going five quality innings, while reliever Ryan Okoniewski aided the rest of the way on the hill for the Braves with the two-inning save.
Two Bellmont High School graduates who are longtime friends and current college roommates had great weekends in separate sports for Indiana Tech.
Zach Wetzel fired a one-under par 71 at Brookwood Golf Club in Fort Wayne to finish second in the U. of Saint Francis Spring Invite, leading his team to a runnerup finish. Ten teams and 60 golfers competed in the event.
Due to the need for more youth girls to join, the Decatur Girls Softball will hold one late registration on Saturday, April 5.
The late registration will be held from noon until 2 p.m. at Bellmont High School in the gym lobby.
The cost of the leagues is $60 for Junior and Senior Leagues, and $50 for Beginner and Advanced Beginner Leagues. This fee covers the fundraiser tickets.
For more information, go to www.decaturgirlssoftball.com or contact Deb Shannon at 692-2661.