Athlete of the Week: Anna Starkey

By: Rachel Heinz Athlete of the Week: Anna Starkey Sport: Softball Position: Left Field/ Second Base When did you start playing softball? I started when I was 7 years old because my brother played baseball and I wanted to play it too. What makes you love playing softball? It’s more relaxed than sports such as soccer and football, but it is still exciting to play and … Continue reading Athlete of the Week: Anna Starkey

Bellbrook Students to Play College Athletics

By: Rachel Heinz Bellbrook High School’s graduating class of 2015 will be sending 9 highly talented students to further their education while playing college athletics. Monica Hennen will be playing soccer for Wright State University. “I am most looking forward to the traveling aspect of college athletics. I think it’s a great opportunity for college students to see landmarks and cities throughout the United States … Continue reading Bellbrook Students to Play College Athletics

University of Oklahoma Fraternity Shut down after racial chants

By Rachel Heinz A video surfaced the web showing members of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity chanting racial slurs on a bus traveling to a formal event. The students’ chants mentioned lynching and that they would not accept any African-American members into their organization. According to CNN, the Greek letters were removed from the SAE house immediately and a statement from … Continue reading University of Oklahoma Fraternity Shut down after racial chants

Bellbrook remembers BHS grad John Snyder

by Rachel Heinz John A. Snyder, 21, died Sunday, March 1 at the University Hospital in Columbus. Snyder was a 2012 graduate of Bellbrook High School. He was attending Columbus State Community College but had planned on transferring to Ohio State University in the fall. Although he had not decided on a major, his father told the Columbus Dispatch that he “had a keen interest … Continue reading Bellbrook remembers BHS grad John Snyder

Unwillingness to Vaccinate Leads to Measles Outbreak

by Rachel Heinz On January 23, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a Health Advisory to inform public health departments of a recent outbreak of the measles possibly originating from Disneyland. According to CDC director Tom Freiden, there are currently 102 reported cases spread out among 14 states. As reported by The Hill, Freiden also expressed that we are “likely to see more cases” of … Continue reading Unwillingness to Vaccinate Leads to Measles Outbreak