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The Lady Bruins Volleyball team made their way to the Sectional Championship game at the Madison-Grant Sectional Saturday after a hard fought five-set victory over Taylor, 25-9, 25-9, 21-25, 25-27, 15-12. The Bruins won the first two sets easily and then reduced their intensity, allowing the…

The JV Lady Bruins played in their first tournament on Saturday at Mississinewa. It was to be a 6-team tournament, but a team was unable to attend so it became a 5-team roundrobin format. The Lady Bruins played pretty well, taking 2 games to 3 sets, but couldn’t pick up a win. It was a good …

The varsity volleyball team snapped a 52-game CIC losing streak by defeating Elwood last night. It was their first CIC win since defeating Oak Hill in 3 sets on October 10, 2013. The Lady Bruins defeated Elwood 25-18, 25-17, 25-20.

The Lady Bruins defeated Fort Wayne North Side in 3 sets last night, 25-13, 25-20, 25-20. Offensively, the Bruins served well, recording 11 aces. The Bruins converted 34 hits into 27 kills. Defensively, the Bruins allowed just 7 dropped balls and 8 free balls. Coach Shipley was pleased. “The…

The Lady Bruins played in the Wes-Del Invite on Saturday. After a slow start in the first game, the Bruins gave the Hagerstown Tigers a run for their money in their final game. The Bruins lost to Tipton during their first match, 11-25, 18-25. Coach Shipley said “I know that it is difficult t…

It was a triple header at Elwood last night and the 6th and 8th grade Lady Bruins picked up wins. The 6th grader defeated the Panthers in 2 sets 25-9, 25-8. Ava Mendoza had 6 aces to lead the Bruins who improved to 2-0 on the season. They head to South Adams on Monday, September 13th. 

The volleyball Bruins picked up their third win of the year by defeating Marion, 25-16, 25-22, 25-21. The Bruins were led offensively by Faith Maloney and Lilee Lamotte who recorded 8 and 10 kills respectively. Defensively, the Bruins played well, with only 5 serve receive errors and 7 dig e…

The girls volleyball season came to an end last night after an 18-25, 5-25, 9-25 loss to Madison-Grant at the Taylor Sectional. With the loss, the Lady Bruins finished the season. 

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Blackford High School on Nov. 9 held its Fall Athletic Award Program to honor recognize the dozens of student-athletes who participated in the school’s fall sports teams.

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The Blackford volleyball team lost to Eastbrook on Tuesday 3-0 (25-14, 25-21, 25-17) in a Central Indiana Conference match in Hartford City.

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The Blackford volleyball team was swept on the toad by Elwood, 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-11) Thursday to fall to 0-19 on the year.

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Though the Bruins went 0-4 in the Kay Saunders Classic at Wes-Del, they were able to show marked improvement in many areas, particularly against Winchester.

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