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Blue Mountain College gets 5th place at national championship bass tournament

The BMC bass fishing team earned a first place finish in the Carhartt Bassmaster national championship bass fishing tournament.

The tournament, sponsored by Bass Pro Shops, was held at Lake Tenkiller in Tallequah Oklahoma. It featured teams from all over the country, including Auburn and West Virginia.

From the BMC bass fishing team page:

“Bringing a 5th place finish in the Carhartt Bassmaster College National National Championship home to Blue Mountain College! Ty Cox and Alden Keel, thank you for an amazing first year of competition. Both of you have made us very proud!”

Jon Ross Myers

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