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IHSAA Tip of the Week (4-27-15)

IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (4-27-15) “Promoting education based athletics in Indiana” PGA golfing great Tom Watson has said that he liked to picture legend Sam Snead’s swing when the heat was on. The same can be said for whatever sport you play. When the pressure is on, visualize an athlete that excels under

JV Baseball Falls to Kokomo

The JV baseball team traveled to Kokomo this evening and came up against their best competition of the year.  The Bruins lost 11-1 and collected one hit by Carson Kinder. Jake Wells scored the lone run. Jake Ross went 3 innings on the mound and took the loss. Kerigan Reynard pitched an inning of relief.

This Week in Bruin Country (Week of April 27)

This Week in Bruin Country…. TONIGHT, April 27 5:00pm, JV baseball at Kokomo (at Highland Park)NOTE:  V softball game was moved to TOMORROW NIGHT a while back. Tuesday, April 28 4:30pm, V/JV boys golf vs Oak Hill (Club Run GC) 5:00pm, V baseball at Madison-Grant5:00pm, V softball at Mississinewa 5:00pm, V/JV girls tennis vs Madison-Grant

JV Baseball Drops 2

The JV baseball team fell to DeKalb this afternoon 18-3 and 14-3 to fall to 3-8 on the season. The Bruins only had 10 players available as they were without two starters due to injuries and 2-3 others due to band members participating at district. Kerigan Reynard had 3 hits to lead the Bruin offense.

Tennis Falls 3-2

The varsity tennis team came up just short at Northfield on Friday. Coach Smith shared, “This was as close a tennis match as I’ve seen.” After Northfield won at 3 singles and Blackford won at 2 doubles, the team score was tied at 1-1. Rachel Shade took her 1 singles opponent to the limit in

Bruin Softball Defeats M-G

The Lady Bruin softball team defeated Madison-Grant 7-3 to improve to 4-6 on the season. Addisyn Schick went 3-3 at the plate, drove in 2 runs. Zoie Mann was a workhorse in the circle for the Bruins. Mann allowed two earned runs, five hits, and four walks while striking out three over seven innings of

Bruins Drop 2 to DeKalb

The varsity baseball team dropped to 2-11 after 16-5 and 13-4 losses to DeKalb Friday night at Bruin Field.  The games were moved up from Saturday due to the forecast for rain. DeKalb pounded out 31 hits in the two games and 8 Bruin errors proved costly especially in game two when 8 runs allowed

Physical Day Set for June 3

Physical Day put on by Central Indiana Orthopedics will be put on at BHS on Wednesday, June 3. It will begin at 6pm and will run through 8-8:30pm depending on numbers. Those attending must arrive by 8pm. Cost for the physical is $30 with checks payable to “Blackford.” “Anyone currently in grades 6-11 who plans

JV Softball Wins Big

The JV softball jumped scored 8 runs in the first three innings and went on to capture an 18-6 victory over Northfield. Lierra Hillman’s 2 RBI single sparked the Lady Bruins. Hillman would go on to collect 3 hits and drove in 5 runs. Saylor Goodspeed was a workhorse in the circle for the Lady

Girls Tennis Falls to Elwood

Elwood picked up its first win against Blackford in several years after a closely contested 4-1 win for the Panthers. Congratulations to Sarah Gregory on her first win of the year! Coach Smith stated, “Hopefully this will help her turn the corner to a successful season. Both doubles matches could have gone either way as