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Fairy Tale Boy’s Basketball Season Ended Tuesday; Finish 14-9

The Bruins ended their season 14-9 with a 61-53 loss to Yorktown on Tuesday night. Blackford was trailing nearly the entire game but early in the fourth they started gained momentum and actually took a 4 point advantage, 50-46, with just over three minutes to play. Yorktown had taken an 11 point lead but the

JH Wrestlers Fall to East Jay

The JH wrestling team lost their match with East Jay on Tuesday, 78-24. The Bruins did pick up 4 wins on the night. Winning by pin were John Alexander, Evan Watt and Kadin Duke. Gage Lathem won by forfeit. The JH wrestlers return to the mat on Monday, March 5. They host Alexandria at 5:30pm

JH Co-Ed Swim Team Improves to 2-0

The JH co-ed swim team defeated Marion McCulloch last night, 106-64. The co-ed team improved to 2-0 with the win. Coach Christine Geise commented afterwards, “A job well done (to the) junior high swim team as they caught their second co-ed win of the season. Everyone is getting better, keep working hard and we will

IHSAA Tip of the Week (Feb 19)

IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (2-26-18) “Promoting education based athletics in Indiana” Indiana Pacers (NBA) president Kevin Pritchard was quoted in the Indianapolis Star as saying “We take pictures (film) of our bench all the time.” Do you know why? They use those pictures and film to monitor how players react when they are

JH Wrestlers Compete at East Jay Invite

The JH wrestling team traveled to East Jay yesterday morning to compete in their invite. They finished 10th of 12 teams. Kaden Duke finished 3rd at 22o to lead the Bruins. Ian Reid and Evan Watt finished 5th at 95 and 110 respectively. 1 South Adams 262.5 2 East Jay 238.0 3 Yorktown 227.0 4

Bruins Finish Regular Season with 58-50 Win

The Blackford Bruins picked up a win against Anderson Preparatory Academy on Friday night, 58-50, to improve to 14-8 on the year. The Bruins took a 31-25 lead into halftime, but APA scored 8 straight points to start the 3rd quarter to take the lead. The Bruins weathered the storm and ripped off 10 unanswered

JH Swimmers Split with South Adams

The JH swim teams hosted South Adams last night. The boys won 72-70. They improved to 1-3. The girls dropped their match 115-61. They fall to 1-3. Coach Christine Geise shared, “Great job to all the girl and boy swimmers at tonight’s swim meet with South Adams. Congrats on the boys first boys only win.

Sectional Tickets

All-Session passes for the New Castle Boy’s Basketball Sectional are on sale in the Athletic Office for $10. We only have about 40 to sell, but they will also be sold at the gate on Tuesday. They may be purchased from 10am-4pm on Thursday, Friday, and Monday. The Bruins open sectional play on Tuesday vs

Winter Award Program Tentatively Set

The Winter Award Program has been tentatively set for Wednesday, March 7 at 6:30pm. Should the Bruins win the sectional basketball tournament, the program will be moved back a week.

JH Wrestlers Win 2 of 3 at Crestview

  The Junior High Wrestling team had a successful evening, going 2-1 on the night at Crestview. They beat Madison-Grant 21-12. Highlights included pins by Green and Gee. Alexander, Reid, and Hernandez won by decision. They also won all four exhibition matches, with Dishman winning by pin and Watt, Reid, and Alexander winning by decision.