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March Madness 2018 Update

March Madness 2018 Update

Dan Geyer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year’s NCAA Tournament has been nothing short of exciting. We’ve seen game winning shots, heartbreakers, sweet plays, and of course, what would an NCAA tournament be without  lower seeds upsetting higher seeds? Perhaps the biggest upset of the NCAA tournament occurred on March 16, when the ...

Softball Begins

Softball Begins

Morgan Hamer

March 16, 2018


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After a long, hard season of girls basketball in which their record ended with 5-16, softball is coming up. The girls are excited to get back onto the playing field after not having a varsity team last year. This year we have some newcomers for the team that are coming into the spotlight. Freshm...

JV Boys Basketball

JV Boys Basketball

Stephen Struckmann

February 8, 2018


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The JV boys basketball team, coached by Mr. Chris Enlow, are 6-6, and they are a very exciting team to watch. They dominate many teams with two big post players, Stephen Struckmann and Carter Guilford. They also have many shooters who can shoot from range to bolster morale and get the crowd going. On the...

Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Kayleigh Blocho

January 21, 2018


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On Monday, January 18, the Lady Bulldogs traveled to Fillmore (D1) to play their third game of the season. The team went into the game knowing that Fillmore had a lot of strong players and the girls’ nerves were racing. Unfortunately, the team felt as if there was no coming back from the lead Fillm...

The Drought…….IS OVER!

The Drought…….IS OVER!

Dan Geyer

January 21, 2018


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January 8, 2000 is a day which will haunt the Buffalo Bills forever. On this day, the Bills lost to the Tennesee Titans 22-16 in the AFC wild card game. It was this game in which then coach Wade Phillips chose to start backup Quarterback Rob Johnson over Doug Flutie. Phillips's mistake cost the Bills a shot a...

Boys Varsity Basketball

Boys Varsity Basketball

Dan Geyer

January 21, 2018


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Boys Varsity Basketball is off to a hot start this season, racing to a 8-1 record through the first couple weeks of the season. It started with an 81-23 victory over Hinsdale. Junior guard Adam Enders picked up where he left off last season, scoring 37 points. He backed that up with a 40 point perform...

Girls Varsity Basketball

Girls Varsity Basketball

Morgan Hamer

December 7, 2017


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Another sports season has started. From last year, the girls varsity lost four seniors including Michaela Pastorius, MacKenzie Hamer, Sarah Marsh, and Eryn Broshar. Since losing them, including big scorers Michaela and MacKenzie, things have been a little rough this season, but we’re getting there slowl...

2017 Belfast Basketball Preview

2017 Belfast Basketball Preview

Dan Geyer

November 16, 2017


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It’s a new season of Belfast Basketball as JV and Varsity practice enters its second week and modified started Monday. There have been coaching changes in the offseason, so let’s go over some of the changes: Girls Varsity Basketball After leading the girls to a 12-9 record, a county championship, and a ...

Boys Win Sectionals

Boys Win Sectionals

Dan Geyer

November 2, 2017


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After receiving a first round bye in sectionals, the Boys Varsity Soccer team started the quest for a the title on October 20th with a 4-0 win over #8 seeded Houghton. Adam Enders scored twice and assisted on Isaah and Hunter’s goal. Leiseur and Hunter Enders each netted a goal while Cox had an assist ...

Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

Dan Geyer

October 19, 2017


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While the Belfast Boys Soccer team has clinched the number 1 seed going into Friday’s game, let’s recap how they got here. On October 6th, the boys welcomed the Scio Tigers into town. The boys were eager to play and the stakes were higher on Belfast’s homecoming night. After falling behind 1-0...

Volleyball

Volleyball

Lily Mahon

October 19, 2017


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Volleyball season has come to a close for the Belfast-Friendship Beagles. This was a challenging season with two wins overall. We also had an extremely young team with one eighth grader, one freshman, three sophomores, and three juniors. With only two wins, it was extremely difficult to keep a positive...

Girls Soccer Roundup

Girls Soccer Roundup

Morgan Hamer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

When this season started, I was shocked that half the team was freshman, sophomores, and eighth graders. We have thirteen girls in total: seniors Morgan Hamer, Megan Rose, and Sydney Ace, juniors Kayleigh Blocho and MacKenzie Hurd, sophomores Hanah Helms and Junie Shaw, Freshmen Cierra Wallace, Emma S...

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