Blackford Boys Varsity Baseball

  • Overall Record: 6 - 16
  • Conference Record: N/A
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Mealy, Elam Earn 1st Team Honors; Dow Honorable Mention

Three Bruins were honored for their prowess on the baseball field this spring. Junior Shane Elam and Sophomore Caleb Mealy earned 1st Team honors while senior Dayton Dow earned Honorable Mention honors. “Shane and Caleb each lead us offensively and both played solid defense throughout the season. Both were very deserving of being honored as

Bruins Bow Out of Sectional, 8-3

The Bruins baseball team fell to Yorktown (21-8) in their sectional opener last night at Yorktown to end their season 10-18. Starting pitcher Josh Jennings ran into control problems after getting the first batter out. He walked the second, allowed a double before getting the fourth batter on a roller back to the mound. Unfortunately,

Bruins Lead Early, Fall 6-4 to Peru

The Bruins played well for five and half innings and lead 4-0 going to the 6th, but the Bruins couldn’t hang on and dropped to 10-17 on the season with the loss to the Tigers who improved to 14-8. Josh Jennings pitched well early going two innings and allowing no runs on a hit. Peyton

Deja vu for Bruins, Fall 4-3 in 8

New game. Same basic scenario. Unfortunately, same result. The Bruins played pretty well overall against a good baseball team, took the lead midway, but couldn’t hold on as they fell 4-3 in eight innings on a windy, cooler night to Rossville (15-9) to fall to 10-16 on the season. The Bruins pounded out 11 hits

Bruins Play Well, But Come Up Short

The Bruins played a very good team in Adams Central (15-7) pretty well, but in the end, mistakes cost them a 5-4 loss. Caleb Mealy led the Bruins going 3-4 with a walk, stolen base, and an RBI. Josh Jennings pitched four innings allowing three runs of which two were earned. Peyton Hurd took the loss

Baseball Sectional to be Held at Yorktown

IHSAA 3A Baseball Sectional 24 will be held at Yorktown next week from Wednesday, May 23 through Saturday, May 28. The Bruins drew host Yorktown in game 2 of the tournament which will be held around 7:30pm on Wednesday. Schedule (current records are shown after each school): Wednesday, May 23 Gm1: 5:30pm, Delta (7-17) vs

Bruins Rally to Salvage Doubleheader Split

The varsity baseball team split their doubleheader with Manchester on Saturday to move to 10-14 on the season. The Bruins lost game one, 14-1 but rallied from a three run deficit to win game two, 8-3. Jake Ross took the loss in game one allowing 13 runs, seven earned, on 13 hits. The Bruins managed

Hurd Strikes Out 9 in Bruins Win over M-G

Peyton Hurd struck out 9 in his return to the mound after a long layoff due to injury, to help lead the Bruins baseball team past Madison-Grant 8-4. The sophomore scattered 11 hits over seven innings and did not walk a batter. “He actually pitched his second straight great game. They just happened to be

Bruins Lead Early; Come Up Short

The baseball Bruins jumped out to a 4-1 lead but Alexandria rallied, with a little help from the Bruin defense, to win 9-4. “I thought we played pretty well until we got to 4-1 but we had a chance to up that advantage that inning and really put some pressure on in the fourth but

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