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  • T-shirt brawl

    T-shirt brawl

    Corey Johnston, Staff Writer

    December 6, 2016

    A new event is starting this year that the Bellwood-Antis Basketball Booster Club is using to raise money for a local charity. The Backyard Brawl serves as its platform. The Bellwood-Antis and Tyrone Area school districts will battle it out in a contest to see who can sell the most t-shirts, with all of the proceeds going to the Blair Hope for Families. The t-shirt sale will take place up through Thursday, December 8, and shirts can be pur... READ MORE »»

    The basketball boosters are selling these t-shirts to support Blair Hope for Families.

    Bryce Graham

  • Davis brothers enjoying success at Seton Hill

    Davis brothers enjoying success at Seton Hill

    Cazen Cowfer, Staff Writer

    December 1, 2016

    Bellwood-Antis graduates Noah and Nathan Davis couldn’t have picked a better college. Both brothers were recruited and given scholarships to play basketball at Seton Hill, a beautiful Division II School in Greensburg. Both Noah and Nathan say the students are very kind and the classes are just the right size. The Griffins' first home game was November 22 against Lake Erie. They are currently 4-2. Noah, a senior who graduated from B-A i... READ MORE »»

    B-A grads Nathan and Noah Davis are loving their choice of Seton Hill.

    Kerry Naylor

  • B-A students meet with Water for South Sudan organizer

    B-A students meet with Water for South Sudan organizer

    Kaelynn Behrens, Julianna Norris, and Brianna Reiter

    November 15, 2016

    Four years ago, Salva Dut’s book A Long Walk to Water inspired Bellwood-Antis students to begin raising money for wells to be constructed in South Sudan. Today, students who took part in the project, which was developed by teachers Ms. Tommie Murray and Mrs. Lori Crownover and has become a part of the fourth grade curriculum, were able to meet and speak to Dut via Skype to celebrate the success of the program at B-A. Dut is the leader... READ MORE »»

    B-A students in grades 4-7 gathered in the auditorium to communicate with Salva Dut via Skype.

    Kaelynn Behrens

  • Bellwood-Antis students participate in mock election

    Bellwood-Antis students participate in mock election

    Jarrett Taneyhill and Joe Padula

    November 8, 2016

    Today students at Bellwood-Antis High school participated in the  2016 mock election, voting for who they felt is the best candidate for president. At the end of the day, Donald Trump won the election in a landslide over Hillary Clinton, 203-40. History teacher Ms. Andrea Brant, who is in charge of the mock election, said she feels that students were more interested in this election than previous ones.  With that being said, she also thinks students ... READ MORE »»

    Alexis Orona is doing her part by casting her vote during our 2016 mock election.

    Ali Wagner

  • B-A grad Miller excelling in Army ROTC

    B-A grad Miller excelling in Army ROTC

    Troy Walker, Staff Writer

    November 7, 2016

    Bellwood-Antis students graduating and having success at the college level isn’t anything new, but for 2015 graduate Tyson Miller it's different because he has used college to also serve his country. Tyson is a part of Slippery Rock’s Army ROTC, (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) for the second straight year.  Recently he helped Slippery Rock successfully compete in the 2016 Ranger Challenge competition. “I really enjoyed competing in... READ MORE »»

    Tyson Miller competes in the ROTC challenges

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Christmas craft fair opening Saturday

Christmas craft fair opening Saturday

Sidney Patterson, Staff Writer

The Christmas season is upon us. This holds a world of traditions in preparation and excitement for the holidays. For one Bellwood-Antis organization, it means celebrating Christmas through crafts. This Saturday, December 3, the...  Read More »

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Five B-A musicians qualified for District Band

Five B-A musicians qualified for District Band

Anson Jones, Staff Writer

Nine Bellwood-Antis students pre-auditioned for PMEA District 6 band this year, with five advancing to District band in February. The musicians traveled to Claysburg-Kimmel High school on Sunday, November 20 to compete for spo...  Read More »

Nov 29 • No Comments

Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship

Jami Daley, Writer

You’re in class and you come across a funny meme, what do you do: Save it for later Air drop it to all your friends Ignore it and go on with your school work These are all things that students face on a daily basis...  Read More »

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  • Myers kicks off Stockings for Troops November 22, 2016
  • Middle School Students of the Week November 21, 2016
  • Living in the Age of Digital Distraction November 18, 2016
  • Marching Band Olive Garden dinner November 18, 2016

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Lady Devils set sights in PIAA title

Lady Devils set sights in PIAA title

Troy Walker, Staff Writers

The Bellwood-Antis Lady Blue Devils have been a consistent force in District 6 since 2013. This season may be the year they make a name for themselves across the state. The girls are coming off of a season in which they finished with 20 wins and...  Read More »

Dec 6

BA offense enjoys record setting season

BA offense enjoys record setting season

Joe Padula, Staff Writer

  A 15-12 week one loss for the Blue Devils against rival Tyrone looked made it look as if B-A was on its way to a mediocre season. One reason is because the team had virtually no rushing attack, running for a season low 19 yards in the ga...  Read More »

Dec 2

Five Blue Devils make ICC first team

Five Blue Devils make ICC first team

Troy Walker, Staff Writer

The ICC All-Star team was released last week and ICC champion Bellwood-Antis had the most representatives with five. Senior Adam Bowers led the way for B-A as one of two two-way all-stars to make the team. Bowers played guard on offense and linebacker...  Read More »

Nov 30

  • ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Gwen Dougherty November 30, 2016
  • McElwain makes it official November 23, 2016
  • Hollen garners second MVP November 16, 2016
  • Blue Devil season comes to an end with loss to McCort November 14, 2016

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Cross-Town Basketball opening next week

Cross-Town Basketball opening next week

Jarrett Taneyhill, Staff Writer

The Joshua House of Tyrone is known for providing opportunities for kids in the community, with programs like Community Outreach, Golden Eagle Backpack Program, Hoopsfest, and many others. One of the Joshua House’s most...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

Six Students Selected for Honors Band

Six Students Selected for Honors Band

Jason Shade, Staff Writer

On Saturday, November 19, six students from Bellwood-Antis were selected to participate in the 25th annual Susquehanna University Honors Band Festival. Those six students are Julie Bauer playing percussion, Kaitlyn Farber wit...  Read More »

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18 singers attend Blair County Chorus

18 singers attend Blair County Chorus

Brooke Beichler, Staff Writer

On November 21-22, Senior High County Chorus was held at Claysburg-Kimmel High School, and eighteen Bellwood-Antis High School students had the privilege of going, along with students from nine other schools. B-A students...  Read More »

Dec 2 • No Comments

  • Junior high orators finish strong November 29, 2016
  • French restaurant November 22, 2016
  • Career trip November 17, 2016
  • Junior high speech team starts strong November 16, 2016

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Riots: A Catalyst for Ignorance

Riots: A Catalyst for Ignorance

Eli Vaglica, Staff Writer

I absolutely despise American ‘politics’, if I even call them that. I’m not saying that it’s because people primarily base it off of their anger, popularity and whatever...  Read More »

Nov 17 • No Comments

Internet trolls and their kindergarten intelligence

Internet trolls and their kindergarten intelligence

Eli Vagllica, Staff Writer

Man, what could possibly be better than an Internet troll. Oh boy, people who still take the bait on responding to obvious troll comments are not the sharpest tools in...  Read More »

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The Debate and Why We’re Doomed

The Debate and Why We’re Doomed

October 6, 2016

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Top 6 Christmas Cookies

Top 6 Christmas Cookies

Beau Potter

The holiday tradition to leave cookies out for Santa is classic, dating back as far as the 1500's in Europe. And Santa needs the best cookies for all the hard work he does. Think about it, nobody wants to be that guy who...  Read More »

Dec 5 • No Comments

Top college football uniforms

Top college football uniforms

Troy Walker, Staff Writer

In college football, the Number 1 priority is definitely to win.  But, if you’re going to win, why not win in style?  And if you aren’t any good, losing in style is still better than just plain losing! Here are the...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

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  • Top 15 cutest baby animals October 18, 2016
  • A spooky treat: the top 14 Halloween candies October 12, 2016
  • 10 Best Breakfast Foods October 4, 2016

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TUNE TALK: Bangtan Boys

TUNE TALK: Bangtan Boys

Hannah Wicks, Student Contributor

Bangtan Boys, better known as BTS, are a Korean pop group that have recently blown up in the United States. Since BTS’s sound is very similar to the rap and pop songs that you hear on the radio everyday, their music has become a huge success in America. The group debuted in 2013 ...  Read More »

Dec 5 • No Comments

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Best Christmas Songs

The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body
The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body