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July 29, 2020

Rush game wins

Everything clicked for the Bears in game seven vs the Logansport Tigers. The Bears exploded offensively as they put 544 yards and 52 points on the board while the defense held the Tigers just 8 points. 
If you can run the ball, then you will more than likely win the game. Block had two running backs that ran for over 200 yards. Raymond Plummer rushed 230 yards on 18 attempts and Cameron Everett carried for 210 on 10 attempts. 
Trevor Vault threw the ball only four times. He completed 2 of 4 for 68 yards. Vyn’Quez O’Steen completed one pass for 18 yards. 
Defensively, the Bears allowed only 8 points to the Tigers and those came late in the fourth quarter, and Block had a lot of their younger players in to gain some experience. 
The Bears created three turnovers, all coming in the form of interceptions. Raymond Plummer, Shaverick Williams, and Kelvonte’ Scott were the Bears to pick off the ball. Taylor Perron-Krause added 8 solo tackles and led the team. 

Ground n’ pound

An away game for the Bears that featured the Gators of Northwood-Lena turned into a Gator feast for the Bears. The Bears racked up 328 yards on offense, and all of those were on the ground while the Bears ran away with 40-0 victory. 
Raymond Plummer had 153 yards with two touchdowns, Cameron Everett had 92 yards with two touchdowns, and Trevor Vault picked up 71 yards with a touchdown. 
Enough about the offense though because it’s about the defense. Game seven saw the Bears give up 8 points and this game they didn’t allow any. 
Taylor Perron-Krause had 11 solo tackles and added 8 assists. Aaron Calcote had 10 solo tackles while adding 4 assists as well as a sack. Shaverick Williams added an interception. 

To be continued...


On this date in sports history...
baseball edition

You already know that high school sports down to a minimum for us until phase 4, but professionals are trying to save the 2020 season. The MLB and NBA have once again started play with a lot of restrictions. 
MLB started playing this past weekend, but are already canceling more games due to teams testing positive for covid. 
In honor of their effort in these difficult, but historic times, I wanted to take a look back on other great moments from past July 29 days. 
These following dates and events are what I was able to find. 

July 29th in...

1911 Boston Red Sox Joe Wood no-hits St Louis Browns, 5-0

1928 Cleveland Indians score 17 in 1st 2 inns to beat Yanks 24-6 at Dunn Field they also set a record with 24 singles in 1 game

1965 Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)

1990 Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game

2014 Chicago Cubs player John Baker scores the win against the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field in the longest game in Cubs history (6 hours and 27 mins.)

2018 Chipper Jones, Alan Trammell, Trevor Hoffman, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Jack Morris are inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY


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