Golden Eagles soar at the BIT

By Lauren Redfern On September 23, Bellbrook played host to the 36th annual Bellbrook Cross Country Invitational. Over 500 runners took on the very challenging course. Four different races took place: high school boys, high school girls, and middle school boys and girls. High school runners find themselves running 3.1 miles through 6 river crossings, up multiple hills, and around hairpin turns. Runners from other … Continue reading Golden Eagles soar at the BIT

4 Paws for Ability Service Dogs in Training

by Lauren Redfern If you have Ms. Bills-Tenney for a teacher or a class with Kayla or Kylee Parker, then you have been around a service dog in training. These dogs are not their personal service dogs, but a 4 Paws for Ability dog that is being fostered in their first year of life. The foster family has the responsibility of socializing the puppy and obedience … Continue reading 4 Paws for Ability Service Dogs in Training

Golden Eagles win SWBL All-Sports Championship

by Lauren Redfern As the school year comes to an end, the sports seasons do as well. Bellbrook High School is in the Southwestern Buckeye League also referred to as SWBL. BHS offers over 20 varsity sports, with 20 competing for SWBL championships. The league has an All-Sports Trophy which is awarded to the school with the best score in rankings. For example, each season … Continue reading Golden Eagles win SWBL All-Sports Championship

Annual Talent Show: A hit once again

by Lauren Redfern The Friday before Spring Break, Bellbrook High School commercial arts class puts on the annual talent show and raises funds for Key Club causes. The talents show starts of with the commercial art class performing various skits or dances. This year’s show was hosted by seniors Trent Beard and Dima Shaltaf. The pair introduced each act and along with fellow senior Luke … Continue reading Annual Talent Show: A hit once again

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

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

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

March Madness: Then and Now

By: Carter Caldwell and Lauren Redfern March is an exciting time for college basketball fans. The tournament decides who the National Champions will be. 68 teams have an opportunity to hoist up the trophy at the end of the month. But how did this beloved tourney begin? The History of March Madness The first tournament took place in 1939, and was created by the National … Continue reading March Madness: Then and Now

Farewell from President Obama

by Lauren Redfern January 10, 2017, our 44th commander in chief gave his farewell speech in Chicago where his journey to the White House started. President Obama and family have been adored by many during his two terms in the oval office. Most would agree his time as President has been all but smooth, but through time has helped change our nation in ways to … Continue reading Farewell from President Obama