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Tennis Falls to Jay County, 5-0

It was a rough opener for the Lady Bruins as Jay County swept all the varsity and JV matches. With lone Senior Rachel Shade unable to play, several inexperienced players had to move up in playing positions. Kara Slusser played #1 singles for the first time and although the score didn’t show it, she gave

IHSAA Tip of the Week (April 13)

IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (4-13-15) “Promoting education based athletics in Indiana” It’s funny how fame works.  A week ago few people knew the name Grayson Allen, unless you were a Duke basketball fan. Now he is known throughout basketball circles in America. One game and how things can change.  When opportunity knocks on your door, will

This Week in Bruin Country….

This Week in Bruin Country….(“vs” is home, “at” is away) Monday, April 13 Team/Individual Picture Day after school until 4:15pm 5:00pm, V/JV girls tennis at Blue River Valley Tuesday, April 14 5:00pm, V baseball vs Bellmont 5:00pm, JV baseball at Bellmont 5:00pm, V softball vs New Castle 6:30pm, JV softball vs New Castle 5:00pm, V

JV Softball Splits with Oak Hill

The JV softball team hosted a double header on Saturday with Oak Hill. The Lady Bruins won the opener 13-11. Alex Whittig led the team with 3 RBI. Haylie Williamson, Saylor Goodspeed and Deitra Vaughn combined for five hits and six RBI’s. Deitra Vaughn pitched and allowed 8 earned runs, walked 4 and struck out

Bruin Baseball Drops 2 to Apaches

The varsity baseball team dropped two games at  Wabash this afternoon. The Bruins lost a heart breaker 5-4 in game one before losing 10-3 in game two. The Bruins lead in both games after a half inning only to see the Apaches tie it in the bottom half in both games.  Zach Tarr pitched 4.1

Bruins Golfers 2nd at Triton!

Blackford Boys Golf traveled to Warsaw’s Rozella/Ford Golf Course to participate in the Triton Golf Invitational. The Bruins represented very well with a strong 2nd place finish losing only the host school Triton out of a field of 13 teams. The Bruins had two medalist in the tournament. Senior Blake Thiery fired an 81 placing

JV Baseball Falls 1-0 at Wapahani

The JV baseball team lost their season opener at Wapahani, 1-0. The Bruins were unable to record a hit and struck out 15 times at the plate in the loss. Jake Ross pitched 6.1 solid innings for the Bruins but took the loss. He allowed one earned run on five hits. He walked two and

Boys Split, Girls 3rd at Southern Wells.

The track team competed on a cold, wet evening at Southern Wells against the host Raiders and Jay County. Official results will not be posted until today, but the girls dropped their meet to both schools while the boys split their opener. According to Coach Harlow, Baily Cline and Jamie Twibell both ran well in

Bruin Baseball Splits in Opener

The varsity baseball team split their season-opening double header against Wes-Del. The Bruins lost the opener 8-4, but bounced back in game 2 to win 14-2. Daniel Strickland went 3 for 6 and tossed 5.1 innings of scoreless relief over the two games to the lead the Bruins. He also got the win on the

Bluffton JV Softball Game Canceled

Due to low numbers, Bluffton will not be fielding a JV softball team this year. As a result, the JV game on Thursday, April 9 has been canceled. Also, a reminder that the Eastern JV game had already been canceled for the same reason. It was scheduled for Thursday, April 16 at Eastern.