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#4 Denison just too much for Kenyon

GAMBIER, Ohio – Denison University (12-1, 7-0 NCAC) notched its 12th consecutive win on Wednesday as the No. 4 Big Red came away with a 23-5 victory against Kenyon College (5-7, 3-4 NCAC) at McBride Field in North Coast Athletic Conference men’s lacrosse action. Will Donohue led the Big Red with six goals while Liam Rooney added five. In total, …

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Zeller homer serves as winner for Jackets

Tim Zeller is one of the leaders of the Mount Vernon High School Baseball team and he stepped up in a big way on Wednesday. The Jackets, 13-2, 7-1 Ohio Cardinal Conference, took the early lead on the Wooster Generals as in first Jared Laslo walked and Jacob Tiell smacked an RBI double. After a strikeout and a passed ball …

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Ladies triumph over Battling Bishops, 18-4

GAMBIER, Ohio – Playing against an undermanned Ohio Wesleyan University team, the Kenyon Ladies lacrosse squad notched an 18-4 North Coast Athletic Conference victory on Tuesday at Mavec Field. The victory improved Kenyon to 7-6 and 3-2 in conference play with three games remaining. It was Kenyon’s ninth straight victory in the series and it kept the team’s NCAC Tournament …

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Mount Vernon hopes to bounce back at home

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket High School Baseball team lost their first conference game of the season on Tuesday when they fell 8-0 at Wooster. The loss for Mount Vernon dropped them to 12-2 and 6-1 in the Ohio Cardinal Conference. The Jackets fell behind 3-0 before allowing 5 more runs in the shutout. Tim Zeller, who came into the …

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Hebron Lakewood and Danville top State Softball Polls

The First State Poll for Ohio High School Girl’s Softball was released Monday and teams from Licking and Knox County top the charts. Division II High School Votes Points 1. Hebron Lakewood 8 98 2. LeGrange Keystone 1 79 3. Clinton Massie 1 60 4. Kenton Ridge 0 51 5. Oak Harbor 0 46 6. Greenville 0 40 7. Graham …

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New Addition helping East Knox be on Top

When Cade Finnell wasn’t on the basketball roster for Mount Vernon to start the year this past winter many wondered what his next plan was athletically but he has made a name for himself at East Knox in both basketball and baseball and it’s helping make the programs take a nice leap. The East Knox Bulldogs are alone at the …

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Freddies top Scots in Conference Clash

The Fredericktown Freddies won their 4th straight game this past Friday by beating the Highland Scots at home 6-2. The Freddies, 5-5, 4-2 MOAC, struggled early on against Highland starter Mack Anglin before falling behind 1-0 on a solo home run by Anglin to open the second. The Freddies bounced back in the bottom of the inning as Clem Cunningham …

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Jackets bats, Gaumer’s arm help Jackets to win

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket High School Baseball team is now 10-1 following a 10-0 run rule victory over Mansfield Senior on Thursday. Jared Laslo lead the game off with a double to center and Tim Zeller drove him in to make it 1-0. In the second Mount Vernon scored four times as Marcus Shellenbarger, Laslo and Zeller all drove …

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Freddies host Highland Friday in Conference Match up

The Fredericktown Freddies High School Baseball team is in action Friday Night taking on the Highland Scots. The Freddies are 5-5, 3-2 MOAC following a 12-1 win Wednesday over the Elgin Comets. The Freddies have had a solid week, on Monday they took down Centerburg 14-0 on the road. The Freddies lost the first meeting this season with Highland 3-0 …

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Denison wins Program Record 12th Straight

From Denison University: GRANVILLE, Ohio — The Big Red pushed their current winning streak to a program-best 12 games following a doubleheader sweep of Oberlin on Saturday afternoon. Denison scored three late runs to earn a 4-2 win in game one before an eight-run eighth in nightcap secured a 19-10 victory. Prior to this current run, the longest winning streak …

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