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Bruins Split Two on the Road

The Bruins had two road trips Friday and Saturday and finished with a split. The Bruins lost a heartbreaker at Madison-Grant 69-67 on Friday night, but went to South Adams on Saturday and rebounded to win 61-35 to finish the week 7-2. In front of the first of two more nice sized crowds of supporters

Bruin Spotlight #18: Lauriah Lytle

Bruin Spotlight #18 features cheerleader Lauriah Lytle. She and Haelynn Withers just spent New Year’s in London representing the Bruins. There should be a feature soon on that trip. She hopes to take the life lessons learned during her participation and aid her throughout her life. She also shares that “time is limited and you

Wrestlers Compete at Maconaquah Invite

Illness and injury hampered the Blackford Wrestling team on Saturday as they competed in the Maconaquah Wrestling Invitational. Despite only having six wrestlers, the Bruins finished 10th in the 12-team field and had several wrestlers who placed in their respective weight classes. Senior Melvin Hernandez had the highest finish for the Bruins, taking third place

Lady Bruins Have Difficult Time with Golden Eagles

The Lady Bruins struggled to really get anything going versus Oak Hill. The Bruins scored just 5 first half points and trailed by 42 at the half. The Golden Eagles went on to win the game 74-16. Coach Waters said, “The score doesn’t indicate how hard we played defensively. Oak Hill just has some girls

JH Girls Defeat Oak Hill; Remain Undefeated

The 7th grade Lady Bruins faced Oak Hill on Thursday.  The Lady Bruins struggled the first half  before finding their stride.  The girls played a strong second half and went on to win, 36-21.  The Lady Bruins were led by Faith Gephart with 17 points followed by Gracie Lamotte with 15.  Destinee Walters played a

Unified Bowling to Begin Next Week

Practices will begin the second week of January (week of Jan 7) from 3:45-4:45pm on Wednesdays and Fridays at the Bowling Alley. Any BHS students that are interested needs to see Mrs. Wallace or contact Coach McDonald at tmcdonald@blackfordschools.org for information. You also need a physical on file and all paperwork completed on Final Forms.

JH Boys Join East Jay Tournament on Saturday, Jan 12

East Jay was looking for a school to fill their vacancy next week so the Bruins were available to fill the spot. Here is the schedule for that day (it appears that games 2 & 5 are 7th and games 3 & 6 are 8th): Gm 2 in small gym (7th), approx 10:30am: Bellmont vs

Wrestlers fall to Mississinewa 44-36

The Blackford Bruins lost a close meet on Thursday when they hosted the Mississinewa Indians. The final score was 44-36.    Highlights for the Bruins included: Pin by Sophomore Evan Watt in the 120 pound weight class Pin by Senior Keaton Elkins in the 138 pound weight class Pin by Junior Isaac Justice in the