By: Sara Wolf In early May, just days after the birth of his son, Bellbrook teacher and coach Charlie O’Dell announced that he will be filling the high school’s athletic director position beginning in June. O’Dell will be replacing the school’s previous AD of twenty years, Tom Bean. In order to stay in communication with the many BHS athletes he works with from his position … Continue reading Get to know new Athletic Director, Charlie O’Dell
by Lauren Redfern During the 2017-2018 Girls Basketball Season, Coach Jason Tincher preached to the team that the season is comparable to writing a book. While the book ended one chapter short on Friday, March 16, the Golden Eagles comprised a story that will be talked about for years to come. At one point during the the season the team had a record of 8-7. … Continue reading What made the difference for Bellbrook Women’s Basketball?
By: Carter Caldwell Round two of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament began on March 17. Winners of the second round games advance to the Sweet Sixteen, bringing them one step closer to the National Championship. This year’s Midwestern Round of 32 provided easy wins for Duke and Clemson, who both were able to beat their opponents by more than twenty points (Clemson, a … Continue reading March Madness Recap, Part II: Round of 32
By: Carter Caldwell This March, and every March since 1939, college basketball fans have gotten to participate in one of the most frustratingly exciting games of all-time: March Madness. Every year, 68 schools in the NCAA’s Division I get to send a team to compete in the alluring tournament, out of which just one team will come out on top. This year, just as every … Continue reading March Madness Recap, Part I: Round of 64
By: Carter Caldwell If you’ve been in Bellbrook for any of the past four years, chances are you’ve heard of Cody Bybee, John Sampson, and Cole Huggard. These three swimmers, who have now reached the end of their high school careers, are single handedly responsible for giving Bellbrook a name in the swimming community. Although Bellbrook was no stranger to the State Championships, coach Rob … Continue reading Bellbrook Swim and Dive: The End of an Era
By: Carter Caldwell For fans of the Olympics, February did not disappoint. Running from February 9 to February 25, the 2018 Winter Olympics for first-time host Pyeongchang, South Korea, were a wild ride from start to finish, featuring more events than ever before (102), including six entirely new events: big air snowboarding (men’s and women’s), mass start speed skating (men’s and women’s), doubles curling (mixed), … Continue reading Winter Olympics Recap
By: Sara Wolf In mid-February, Bellbrook teacher and track coach Charlie O’Dell presented BHS students with the opportunity to lift at 6 a.m. before their school day begins. Though the option may sound unappealing to many, after a month, 20 students have been coming consistently on Monday and Thursday mornings to enjoy the feeling of accomplishing something first thing in the morning. Most athletes that … Continue reading Why are students coming to school at six in the morning?
by Lauren Redfern During the last few weeks the NCAA has been in the headlines for negative events. Men’s Basketball is at the center of the FBI Investigation. Multiple schools have been found for misconduct related to recruiting violations. The reports surfaced after the University of Louisville lost the appeal to the NCAA and was officially stripped of their 2013 National Championship for breaking several … Continue reading NCAA Teams under Investigation
by Lauren Redfern “One Win, One Chance and One Team” has been the theme for the Bellbrook Lady Eagle basketball team. The girls are preparing to play their 6th game of the postseason this Friday, March 9 versus the AP ranked 4th team in the state, the Tippecanoe Red Devils. The Red Devils and Golden Eagles have not played each other yet this season, but the … Continue reading A win away from a trip to State
By Mackenzie Pittman This 2017-2018 winter sports season, the Bellbrook boys’ basketball team has achieved a record of 10-2 and are currently tied for 1st with Franklin High School as SWBL Champions. The boys concluded their last season game on Friday, February 16 against Eaton, and came out on top with a score of 60-41. The team’s players have been bestowed multiple awards. Storm Painter … Continue reading Boys Basketball Tied for SWBL Champs