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Lakewood and Clear Fork Make final State Softball Poll

In the final High School Softball State Poll in Ohio a number of teams still playing were ranked. In Division One the top team is Lebanon but Gahanna Lincoln is second and Mount Vernon came in at 8th. In Division Two Hebron Lakewood got 8 first place votes and were first while Clear Fork is 10th. Division Three has Wheelersburg …

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Former Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket Fitzgerald wins award

From Oakland University: Oakland University Outfielder Ryan Fitzgerald has been named Horizon League Batter of the Week announced by the league office Monday after hitting .500 last weekend in three games against Northern Kentucky May 18-20. Fitzgerald, a sophomore from Mount Vernon, Ohio, went 6-for-12 scoring seven runs, hitting two doubles, one home run and driving in five RBIs with a slugging percentage of …

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Skills camp hosted by Muskingum Men’s Basketball

The Muskingum Men’s Basketball program is accepting registrations for its Muskingum Roundball Overnight Skills Camp for any boy entering grades 4-12. Camp runs from June 25-28. Cost is $295 and includes all meals and accommodations in newly air conditioned college dormitories. Cost is $200 for commuter campers. To register or for more information, contact Muskingum head coach Travis Schwab at …

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Kenyon Ladies compete in Track and Field events in Delaware

DELAWARE, Ohio – A few Kenyon College women’s track and field members took part in the 2017 Great Lakes Elite Meet on Thursday at Ohio Wesleyan University. The meet was used as a final qualifying meet for the upcoming NCAA Championship. Chloe Hannah-Drullard posted the Ladies’ best mark during the shot put. The freshman tossed 35 feet and one inch …

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Denison University into Lacrosse Final Four

From Denison University: GRANVILLE, Ohio–  For the third time in program history and the first time since 2001, Denison men’s lacrosse has reached the Final Four.  The Big Red defeated Lynchburg College 18-9 clinching their spot in the national semifinals.  That game will take place on Sunday (May 21) at Sea Gull Stadium in Salisbury, Maryland. The game time will …

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Cunningham Dazzles, Fredericktown wins District Title

The Fredericktown Freddies got two runs in the first inning of Wednesday’s District Final that proved to be the difference in a 3-1 win over West Jefferson. Trace Hatfield was walked on four pitches in the first and Clem Cunningham also drew a walk to put two on for the Freddies with two outs against Roughriders starter Lance Lambert. Cole …

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Fredericktown playing for District Title Tonight

The Fredericktown Freddies are the top seed in Division Three in the Central District and they are playing for a District Title Wednesday Night at Marysville High School against West Jefferson. The Freddies, 19-8, came from behind multiple times before coming back to beat Fairbanks in a District Semifinal. West Jefferson beat Centerburg 4-1 in 8 innings in a controversial …

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Mount Vernon Falls just short of District Finals

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets and Olentangy Braves both entered Tuesday’s District Semifinal with 20-4 records and conference championships under their belts and the game didn’t disappoint. The Jackets, playing without leadoff hitter and center fielder Jarod Laslo went 1-2-3 in the first and second innings. The Braves scored their first run in the second. Berto Carselle singled and was …

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Mount Vernon to play Olentangy for shot at District Final

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets won the Ohio Cardinal Conference but are looking for more as they take on Olentangy in a District Semifinal on Tuesday Night. The Jackets are 20-4 and coming off a Sectional Final win over Worthington Kilbourne 11-6 in which they scored 8 first inning runs after falling behind 2-0. The Jackets lost in the District …

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Hatfield, Freddies advance to District Finals

The Fredericktown Freddies had to come from behind multiple times but a ten run inning helped put them in a Division Three Central District Tournament Championship game on Wednesday in a win over Fairbanks. The Freddies, 19-8, got a leadoff double in the bottom of the first by Leighton Cunningham before a stolen base and a Trace Hatfield sacrifice fly …

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