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Centerburg to host Golf Outing Friday

The Centerburg Athletic Booster Club will hold a golf outing on Friday June 23rd. The event will take place at Wyandot Golf Course and Grill on 3032 Columbus Road in Centerburg. Shot gun start is at noon with registration at 11am. The entry fee is $55 and includes 18 holes of a four man scramble with cart, two meals will …

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Ashland Golf Club New Home For Eagle Men, Women

From Ashland University: As announced by Ashland University Director of Athletics Al King on Wednesday (June 14), the Ashland Golf Club is the new home for Eagle men’s and women’s golf. Ashland’s athletic department and the Golf Club have signed a three-year contract. “Our teams are excited to be playing at the Ashland Golf Club,” said King. “This partnership has …

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Olentangy Orange Grad Drafted by Reds

Olentangy Orange graduate Tyler Brown was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. Brown will now decide between signing with the Reds or heading to play college baseball at Vanderbilt University. If Brown does go to college he won’t be eligible for the draft for another three years. The 6-5 right handed pitcher was first team all state this past …

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Lexington’s Sterry gets name called early in MLB Draft

Former Lexington Minutemen baseball player Zach Sterry was selected in the 8th round, 251st overall, in the Major League Baseball Draft by the Boston Red Sox. Sterry played his college ball at Oakland University in Michigan where he has been teammates with former Mount Vernon outfielder Ryan Fitzgerald for the last two season. Sterry broke his hand this past season …

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MVNU announces 2017 Recruiting Class

From MVNU: MOUNT VERNON, Ohio- Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s head men’s basketball coach, Jared Ronai, is pleased to announce the signings of the 2017 recruiting class, including Jay Joseph, Ben Pollock, Tyrice (TJ) Walker Jr., Alex Johnson, and Eddie Driskell. “We are extremely excited about this group of young men. All five individuals will add great value to our campus …

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Licking County Shrine Tournament continues Saturday

On Saturday The Licking County Shrine Tournament continues with the second round. Sixteen teams remain in the Farm and Varsity divisions. Games will be played at Mound City Little League at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The quarterfinals will be played June 17 with the semifinals to follow June 24. The Farm Division championship game is …

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Four Rounds of Ohio High School Football Playoff Games to take place Friday Night

All playoff games during first four rounds will be on Friday nights COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced the football regions and schedule format for the 2017 playoffs. New in 2017, all playoff games during the first four rounds will be played on Friday nights. Also announced was the format for the state championship games, …

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Lords earn No. 25 spot in final ITA poll

The Kenyon College men’s tennis team, which had a 14-11 record this past season, received a No. 25 rank in the final 2016-17 NCAA Division III Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national poll.                 In addition to the team’s record, the Lords’ rank was also based on a yet another strong postseason performance. The 2016-17 Kenyon men won the program’s 11th …

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Danville Lady Blue Devils play for State Title Saturday

The big stage didn’t scare the Danville Lady Blue Devils in their Division Four state final four appearance Thursday in Akron. Danville, 29-2, got a brilliant pitching performance from Shanna Mickley to move on to the State Final Game Saturday. Mickley threw a complete game 4 hitter in the 11-0 5 inning run rule win over the Lucas Cubs. With …

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Lady Blue Devils to play in State Semifinal Thursday

The Danville Lady Blue Devils are playing in a Division Four State Semifinal on Thursday in Akron at Akron Firestone Stadium at 3pm. The Lady Blue Devils, 28-2 and ranked second in the state will take on the Lucas Cubs who are 22-6. The Blue Devils run to the Final Four has been pretty dominate. Danville, the number one seed …

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