Bellbrook Volleyball Team is taking SWBL by storm

by Juliana Packard Currently, Bellbrook High School’s varsity volleyball team is the number one team in the South Western Buckeye League. Looking at the whole league’s leaders in specific areas, Bellbrook volleyball players have ranked highly in multiple areas. Junior Sam Pavlak is ranked number two in the SWBL in blocks. Pavlak has 37 blocks so far in the season. Corinne Stamm, a sophomore, has … Continue reading Bellbrook Volleyball Team is taking SWBL by storm

Bellbrook Cheerleading start stunting

By Juliana Packard Bellbrook High School varsity cheer teams have started stunting after many years of trying to start. Bellbrook high school senior varsity cheerleader Madi Miller said, “Stunting really gets the crowd going and ready to win the game.” Miller is a senior who does not stunt; however, she enjoys watching the student section’s reaction to the stunts. Miller spoke about how initially she … Continue reading Bellbrook Cheerleading start stunting

Student athletes see many benefits

By Emma DeWeese Playing a sport in high-school results in improved physical and mental health and better performance in the classroom. Senior Sam Barhorst states that football has taught him “problem solving, dealing with adversity, leadership, teamwork, and communication.” Dr. Cindy Gellner, a pediatrician, recommends that children play sports to experience healthy social interactions that will set them up for success. She claims playing a … Continue reading Student athletes see many benefits

Bellbrook Hosts SWBL Track Meet

By: Kirsten Thomas Wednesday and Saturday, May 11 and 14, Bellbrook hosted the SWBL meet. The league was split into two divisions this year. Bellbrook girls finished third in their division and the boys got second.  The East divisions include Bellbrook, Oakwood, Franklin, Monroe, and Waynesville. The West division is made up of Brookville, Carlisle, Eaton, Madison, and Valley View.  The meet on Saturday started … Continue reading Bellbrook Hosts SWBL Track Meet

Women’s Lacrosse celebrates Senior Night

By Leanne Beane On May 03, Bellbrook’s Girls Lacrosse held their annual Senior Night. The event took place at 5:45 p.m, followed by the Bellbrook vs Tippecanoe varsity game, which Bellbrook won 11-2. During the event, the 14 senior players were recognized with how long they played (the average being 3-4 years) and what university they were attending. The team has two games left before … Continue reading Women’s Lacrosse celebrates Senior Night

Bellbrook’s Indoor Percussion Ensemble makes it to semifinals in last competition of the season

By Leanne Beane In late April, Bellbrook High School’s Indoor Percussion Ensemble performed at their final competition of the season, WGI World Championships. On Thursday, April 21, the ensemble competed in the preliminary competition at the Nutter Center. After performing in round four at 5:49 p.m, they were awarded 5th place out of 12 groups, securing them a place in semifinals. The semifinal competition took … Continue reading Bellbrook’s Indoor Percussion Ensemble makes it to semifinals in last competition of the season

Wrestling freshman represents at the State level

By Leanne Beane Jada Weiss is a freshman on the Bellbrook High School’s wrestling team and the only female currently on the team. Weiss began wrestling in 7th grade, crediting her brothers, one already on the team, as her inspiration and explaining, “It looked like an interesting sport.” She has enjoyed wrestling so far and describes the team as “decent friends.” When asked how she … Continue reading Wrestling freshman represents at the State level

Alayna Meyer sets SWBL 3-Point Record

By: Kirsten Thomas and Rachel Holbrook Not only were the Bellbrook Girls basketball team SWBL champs, they were UNDEFEATED in their regular season games. They made it to district finals, despite being one of the smallest D1 teams there. On top of that, each year 10 players from SWBL teams are selected as “first team-all league players.” Five of them came from Bellbrook this year.  Sophomore … Continue reading Alayna Meyer sets SWBL 3-Point Record

Olympian Chloe Kim reaches her goals

By Rachel Holbrook The 2022 Winter Olympics were held from February 4 – February 20. An average of 11.4 million people tuned into these games. There were 15 different sports in the Winter Olympics. The snowboarding competitions took place in the Chongli District from February 5 – 15. There were a total of 11 snowboarding events. American snowboarder Chloe Kim and two-time Olympic gold medalist … Continue reading Olympian Chloe Kim reaches her goals

Americans take Gold and Silver in first ever “Monobob” Olympic competition

By: Kirsten Thomas This year, in Beijing, a new sliding event has been created dubbed “Monobob” where one person — instead of a team of 2-4 people — pilots the sled down the course. It has been deemed the most difficult event in bobsled because the weight and balance of the sled is more difficult to control with a single person. Athletes reach speeds of … Continue reading Americans take Gold and Silver in first ever “Monobob” Olympic competition