Winter Guard: Putting the “Bell” in Bellbrook

by Bergen Eppers The music starts and all of a sudden you’re driven to dance. Across the tarp and through blocks, you twirl. Then your group tosses, swirling in sync as they fly in the air…a one single *clink* echoes through the gym as they catch and beam radiantly.  The crowd erupts in applause, the sound bouncing off walls and vibrating inside of you, making … Continue reading Winter Guard: Putting the “Bell” in Bellbrook

BHS Winter Guard: A Sport of the Arts

By Jackie Thompson Winter guard is a “Sport of the Arts,” or so boasts Winter Guard International (WGI). It combines athleticism with creativity in the form of spectacular performances. Bellbrook’s winter guard devotes nearly half their year to perfection. In 2013, Bellbrook’s winter guard finished first in the WGI’s scholastic A class  competition. WGI is the foremost authority on all things winter guard and hosts regional and … Continue reading BHS Winter Guard: A Sport of the Arts