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IHSAA Tip of the Week (May 7)

IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (5-7-18) “Promoting education based athletics in Indiana” Theodore Roosevelt was once quoted as saying, “Believe you can and you are halfway there.”  In the world of sports, confidence is a key component. If you believe you can do something, combined with hard work and determination, anything is possible. However,

Bruins Ends Skid; Win on Senior Night

The baseball Bruins ended a 6-game losing streak and walked away on Senior Night with a 9-2 win over Blue River to improve to 8-12. Jake Ross went the distance allowing no earned runs on eight hits to improve to 4-5 on the season. He walked a single batter and struck out eight. “I thought

Junior High Baseball Schedule Set

Here is the JH Club Baseball Schedule for summer ’18. Parents and players should contact Coach Tony Uggen with any questions at tuggen@blackfordschools.org. Reminder that you should have gray pants and black spikes (may have a little bit of white). Do not buy other colored shoes as you will not be able to wear them

Unified Track Competed at New Castle on Thursday

The Unified Track Team competed at New Castle last Thursday. No team scores were kept, but the Bruins had some nice finishes. Long Jump 1. Eli Perez, 14’0″ 6. Jen McCaffery, 4’5.5″ Shot Put (Flight 1) 5. Bryce Parsons, 19’8.5″ 6. Brayden Smith, 18’9.5″ 8. Bronson Alter, 17’2″ 9. Logan Wilson, 12’4.5″ Shot Put (Flight

Yorktown Baseball Sectional Draw Released

24. Yorktown Sectional (May 23-28) G1: Delta vs. Hamilton Heights G2: Yorktown vs. Blackford G3: Winner of G1 vs. Winner of G2 G4: Guerin Catholic vs. New Castle Championship: Winner of G3 vs. Winner of G4

Varsity Baseball Game Added

The Bruins have added a game with Rossville on Friday, May 18 at 6pm. We are also still finalizing a game on Saturday, May 19 at noon with Clinton Central.

JH Track Teams Finish Season at McCulloch Invite

Blackford’s Junior High Track teams finished their season with the McCulloch Invitational at Marion High School. The boys team finished 5th and the girls 6th out of 7 teams.  Leading the way for the boys team were Noah Kitterman with a 1st and 2nd place finish and Evan Watt and Scott Winger who both earned

Track Teams Compete at South Adams

The girls and boys track teams competed in the South Adams Invitational Meet on Friday. The girls finished 8th out of 9 teams while the boys tied for 7th place. Senior Autumn Miller led the Lady Bruins with a 4th place finish in Long Jump, and Josselyn Schick took 6th place in 100M Hurdles. Senior Andrew Thurman took 5th place

Softball Team Battles, but Comes Up Short

The Lady Bruins pounded out 12 hits and had an 11-4 lead after four innings, but could hang on in falling to Shenandoah, 17-11. Shenandoah scored eight in the 5th to take a 12-11 lead. The Lady Bruin threatened when the first two reached in the 6th, but two strikeouts and a pop followed to end