Cirque du Soleil Performs in Dayton

By: Meghan Malas The entertainment giant, Cirque du Soleil, recently paid a visit to Dayton’s Nutter Center as a part of their worldwide tour Sunday, March 26. The show featured was one acting as a prequel to the 2009 award winning film, Avatar. The show, titled Toruk: The First Flight, follows a loose plot line consisting of five unnamed characters who represent members of the indigenous Na’vi … Continue reading Cirque du Soleil Performs in Dayton

Coach Jim Place: A Legend

by Lauren Redfern March 21, the underclass students of Bellbrook High School had the pleasure of listening to Coach Jim Place for 40 min. In these 40 min, Place, a high school football coach, told four stories about previous players and the lessons the audience can take from his presentation. Coach Place has coached football for almost 50 years. Nine schools, 7 head coaching jobs, and multiple wins … Continue reading Coach Jim Place: A Legend

Khalid: An American Teen

by Kasen Stephensen Last June, Khalid Robinson walked across the stage to graduate from Americas High School in El Paso, Texas. This year, the nineteen year old is an up-and-coming artist with his hit single “Location” peaking at spot 39 on the Billboard Top 100. Khalid burst onto the music scene after Kylie Jenner featured his song “Location” in one of her snaps.  Rather than … Continue reading Khalid: An American Teen

Spring in Bellbrook: What to do?

By: Sara Wolf As of March 20, it’s officially springtime. Whether or not Ohio decides to let it feel like it, spring is, as always, unpredictable. If you’re out of ideas on how to pass the cold, warm, rainy and sunny spring-ish time between now and summer, here are a few events happening in Bellbrook this spring and other ideas to help you to be better … Continue reading Spring in Bellbrook: What to do?

Bellbrook Sees New Spring Sport with addition of Lacrosse

by Lauren Redfern The sport of lacrosse is not new to the town of Bellbrook. But, it is new to the Bellbrook Athletic Department. This year, Bellbrook Lacrosse is being recognized as a school-sponsored club sport. Most ask, “What does that mean?” The Bellbrook- Sugarcreek school district does not recognize the lacrosse program as a varsity sport like the other existing programs in the school. Becoming … Continue reading Bellbrook Sees New Spring Sport with addition of Lacrosse

Terror Attack in the UK Parliament

By Rachel Giffin Four people were killed, 20 injured outside Parliament in a terror attack on Wednesday, March 22. Among the injured were 3 police officers. The attacker was also shot by the police at the scene. At this moment, a full investigation is underway. A vehicle drove aggressively through pedestrians on the Westminster Bridge in London, leaving many with catastrophic injuries. Then a man with … Continue reading Terror Attack in the UK Parliament

Couple Found Dead in Centerville, Ohio

By Rachel Giffin Airline pilot Brian Hayle and his wife, Courtney, were found dead due to a fatal dose of heroin and fentanyl just over a week ago in Centerville, Ohio. The heartbreaking 911 call reached Centerville authorities after the couple’s children woke up for school and realized their parents weren’t waking up as well. Toxicologists have evidence that narcotics were involved, but the most … Continue reading Couple Found Dead in Centerville, Ohio

US and UK ban on electronics during flights

by Jack Long and Connor Robinson The US and UK banned electronics larger than a smartphone from being used in an airplane’s cabin. The ban only concerns inbound flights on nine airlines operating at ten airports located in the Middle East. The Turkish government expressed anger after the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul was included in the US ban. The Turkish government called for the US … Continue reading US and UK ban on electronics during flights

High Expectations and New Coaches for Bellbrook Track

By: Carter Caldwell with input from Jaimie Franz Track season is racing toward us, and the first meet is on March 28.  The team has been officially practicing since March 6, but the team has been lifting and conditioning since the end of winter break, on January 4.  Last season, the Eagles sent senior high jumper Melissa Wahl to the State meet at Jesse Owens … Continue reading High Expectations and New Coaches for Bellbrook Track

Swim and Dive: Making a Splash at State

by Lauren Redfern Championships. That was the theme for the Golden Eagles at the state Swim and Dive finals in Canton over President’s Day weekend in February. The Bellbrook Swim and Dive program has been making a splash at the state meet for the past few years. This year the team performed better than ever. The team had 4 swimmers and 1 diver qualify for the … Continue reading Swim and Dive: Making a Splash at State