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Senior Spotlight: Reaghan Harding

A big thanks to Reaghan Harding for returning her spotlight information so quickly! Since this is the first spotlight, a couple notes for seniors (I probably should have shared this in the release!): Horizontal pics work best but it is okay if they aren’t. What I will do in cases where vertical pictures are sent,

Senior Spotlights (Please Share with Seniors!) to be Shared

Ms. Shockey, Mrs. Jankowski-Human and myself will be gathering information from seniors over the next few days. We will then share information from each senior online on all our social media sites as a Senior Spotlight. I will have all senior athletes. Ms. Shockey and Mrs. Janowski-Human will share what they are looking for soon

Feeling Lost Without Your Sport

Thanks for Coach Larry Gross for sharing this article from Ferranti Enpowerment. It is worth a read by athletes who have just lost their spring sports and offers some suggestions for trying to get through these tough times without your sport. It certainly will be tough, especially early when the contests would have started. But

PHYSICAL DISTANCING, Not Social Distancing

Something worth sharing. This author, from Peak Performance, makes a lot of sense. We really need to think in terms of physical distancing, not social distancing! Thanks to Coach Osborn for sharing! “Social Distancing” Needs a Re-Brand  Language shapes how we think, feel, and act.  The best thing for most people across the world to be doing

From Your AD: Staying Connected

As Athletic Director, I have been presented a new challenge in trying to find ways to keep things rolling without a season at the moment. Your coaches all feel the same way. During what can be a nerve racking time, especially since Covid-19 has now been officially confirmed in Blackford County, we need to stay

Kunz Signs Letter of Intent

A big congratulations to Braydon Kunz. He recently signed a letter of intent to bowl at Grace College. Braydon shared, “(I) signed my letter of intent to bowl at Grace College today. Thanks to Covid-19 I couldn’t do it in person.” Braydon bowled as part of the Unified Bowling team that finished second in the

Worth Sharing: The Death of Loyalty

Below is an article by Cory Dobbs of The Academy of Sport Leadership. It was shared to today with me by The Coaches Toolbox. In this article he talks about how “the blame game” destroys loyalty. He further adds how you can help another who is playing the victim in a situation. Good article. The

Stay Active Bruins!

Although the past couple of weeks have likely been challenging your patience, there is much you can do to stay active and in shape. Certainly, we have to consider social distancing. But that shouldn’t prevent you from finding creative ways to stay in shape while we wait to hear about a spring season. If we

Luke Brown Named to Junior All-Star Red Group

Luke Brown has recently been named to the Junior All-Star Red Group. That is quite the honor. The Junior class is one of the most talent-loaded in recent history. For more information please go to the link below (you may have to copy and paste the URL into your browser. Congratulations Luke!

Bruins to be Part of 2020 Hall of Fame Classic

Media release from HOF Classic…. Participants Announced for 2020 Raymond James HOF Classic (New Castle) – With fields including five first-time participants and teams with collective 181- 24 records this past season, another illustrious lineup is set for the 2020 Raymond James Hall of Fame Classic on Tuesday, December 29 and Wednesday, December 30 at