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Volleyball

Volleyball

Volleyball team

September 21, 2017


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This year is a new season with new faces!  Our season started with five returning players and five new players.  Sadly, two of our players weren’t able to stay with us.  We have three Juniors, three Sophomores, one Freshman, and one Eighth Grader.  Also new to our team is our volunteer assistant...

Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

Dan Geyer

September 21, 2017


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It’s been an eventful first couple weeks of the 2017 boys varsity soccer season. They are currently 7-1 for the year, but how did they get there? It started with a season opening 6-1 win over B-R in the opening round of the Belfast soccer tournament. Adam Enders and Austin Gustason each had two go...

Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Dan Geyer

September 21, 2017


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New season, new team, new coach. After ten seasons, Coach Kevin Morton decided not to return to the Belfast Lady Bulldogs sideline. After months of searching, transportation manager Jim Schneider became became coach of the Lady Bulldogs. He started the season with fourteen girls; however, one went down with...

Track Goes to Sectionals

Track Goes to Sectionals

Megan Rose

June 8, 2017


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This year, three of our students, Mike Hamer, Isaah Leiseur, and Cody Barth, joined the GV Jaguars for track.  They each had a successful season, with Mike competing in the four by eight, Cody as one of the top sprinters and mainstay of the 4x100 relay, and Isaah in the pentathlon. “Mike, Cody, and ...

Athletes Awarded

Athletes Awarded

Gage Lincoln

June 8, 2017


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Click here for the sports banquet video presentation by MacKenzie Hamer   (Or here) On the night of June 7th,  BCS student-athletes, parents, and coaches assembled in the auditorium to receive recognition for their work on the sports team this year.  Along with noticing the outstanding run by the boys’ te...

Baseball Season Comes to a Close

Baseball Season Comes to a Close

Johnathan West

May 25, 2017


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With the stakes high and both teams looking to advance to the Section V Division II Semifinals, the game started off with a homerun from Avoca, causing the score to be one to zero. I knew that we couldn't stop there. I called time to go out and talk to my pitcher before he shut down. He was angry at m...

Baseball

Baseball

Johnathan West

May 4, 2017


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On Wednesday, May 3rd, Adam Enders had an excellent day in a league game against Friendship. Pitching, he struck out 17 batters and threw a no-hitter. On the opposite side of the ball, he hit his first varsity career home run. He is leading the team in batting average with Eli Broshar following him ...

Scarcity in Sports

Scarcity in Sports

Morgan Hamer

April 20, 2017


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Over the years at Belfast Central School, sports are the most commonly participated in extracurricular activity. Some students in high school participate in soccer, basketball, softball/baseball, volleyball, and more. The boys teams seem to have many in number; on the other side of things, the girls...

Varsity Baseball

Varsity Baseball

Johnathan West

March 17, 2017


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The varsity baseball team this year will be returning eight players: Adam Enders, Kevin McCumiskey, Mackenzie Cox, Matt Borden, Austin Gustason, Shane Preston, Dalton Hamer, and Johnathan West. Rookies this year include Alex Enders, Eli Broshar, Nathaniel Hurd, Zach Bradshaw, and Gage Lincoln. Last year...

Hamer and Enders Named Basketball MVP

Hamer and Enders Named Basketball MVP

Dan Geyer

March 17, 2017


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Belfast Varsity Basketball Senior MacKenzie Hamer recently received the MVP award for Allegany County Division Two. Hamer is the first varsity girls basketball player to receive this award since 1982. The last time a player from Belfast received this award was in 1982, when Lisa Hayes received the aw...

March Madness Begins

March Madness Begins

Dan Geyer, Sports Editor

March 17, 2017


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If you’re a big college basketball fan like me and others, including many teachers, the best time of the year is March Madness, a term used to describe the NCAA Tournament. Every year, teams from 32 conferences play their hardest to try to make it into the field of 68. If you don’t know how March M...

Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Dan Geyer, Sports Editor

March 6, 2017


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Before the Section V tournament started, the Belfast Lady Bulldogs Basketball team picked up two more wins to end the regular season. The first was a 44-27 victory over Hinsdale. A close game throughout, Belfast pulled away with a 17-5 run in the 4th. MacKenzie Hamer had fifteen points for the Bulldogs...

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