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Big Walnut takes care of Centerburg at Home

The Division One Big Walnut Golden Eagles hosted Division Four Centerburg in High School boys basketball Saturday Night and after a slow start the Golden Eagles took down the Trojans 74-32. The Trojans started off well with a three and a two from Freshman Carter Jones to lead 5-0. The Trojans eventually had a 10-8 lead but once that was …

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Kenyon College Seniors lead Ladies at Wooster Quad meet

WOOSTER, Ohio – Jadah Jones broke her own weight throw record and Jonah Edwards tallied an event win as the Kenyon Ladies track and field team restarted their indoor season on Saturday. Kenyon finished in fourth at The College of Wooster Quad Meet, its first meet since early December.   Two seasons ago, the senior from Chicago threw 40 feet …

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Not alot on agenda for Mount Vernon City Council

Mount Vernon City Council meets Monday Night at City Hall, below is Monday Night’s agenda: I. Committee Meetings 1. N. Main St./Chestnut St. Intersection Improvement Project 2. Sanitary Sewer Extension Projects II. MEETING WILL RECESS UNTIL 7:30 P.M. III. Call to Order 1. Roll Call IV. Invocation V. Pledge of Allegiance VI. Acceptance of Minutes 1. Minutes of Jan 8, …

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Ariel Foundation Park Vandalized

The Community Foundation Pavilion at Ariel Foundation Park in Mount Vernon experienced vandalism on last week by three individuals, one of whom is believed to have cut his/her hand. If anyone has information regarding this activity, please private message Ariel Foundation Park on Facebook or contact the Mount Vernon police department. The vandals broke out 65 panes of a window …

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Jackets knock off Logan, sweep Weekend

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket boys High School Basketball team swept the weekend including a two point win over previously unbeaten Logan on the Chieftains home floor. The Jackets started the weekend by taking down Wooster 59-56 at home. The Wooster game was back and forth. The Jackets started the game on an 8-0 run and at one point had …

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Mount Vernon looks to stay hot against Wooster

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket Boys High School Basketball team is playing well, they come into a crucial OCC game Friday Night with a 7-5 record and 4-2 in the Ohio Cardinal Conference, the Jackets host Wooster Friday Night, the Generals are 8-4 and 5-2 in conference. Mount Vernon is coming off a 64-48 home win over Madison. Collin Barteau …

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OHSAA Executive Director Dan Ross Announces Resignation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Dan Ross, Executive Director of the Ohio High School Athletic Association since 2004, has announced his resignation, effective September 15. The OHSAA Board of Directors accepted Dr. Ross’ resignation letter Thursday at its regularly scheduled January meeting.   Dr. Ross began his duties as the OHSAA’s ninth commissioner on Aug. 1, 2004. He has worked in …

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Knox County Health Department offers Tobacco Free Program

The “Baby & Me Tobacco Free” program encourages mom and their spouse/partner to give up smoking during the early prenatal period. A free $25 monthly diaper voucher (for 14 months/$350 total) is offered as long as mom remains tobacco-free. (If the spouse/partner quits and remains tobacco-free an additional $25 voucher will be awarded monthly) Any pregnant mom and spouse/partner who …

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Centerburg’s defense key in win over Unicorns

In a game at home for the Centerburg High School girl’s basketball team, the Lady Trojans played great defense on their way to a 52-16 victory over the Columbus School for Girls. The Lady Trojans are now 10-6 on the season following the win. The Unicorns got on the board first on a Veronica Ross score but from there it …

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Kenyon Ladies fend off Fighting Scots, 62-55

GAMBIER, Ohio – The Kenyon College women’s basketball team pushed away a pesky College of Wooster squad on Wednesday night 62-55 in a North Coast Athletic Conference game at Tomsich Arena. Paige Matijasich led Kenyon with a game-high 22 points as it improved to 15-3 and 8-1 in the NCAC. On the other side, Wooster dipped to 4-13 and 2-6 …

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