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Corbin’s late shot Knocks out Jackets

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket boys High School basketball team could smell an upset in the Sectionals of the Division One tournament but a late shot prevented them from winning their first tournament game since 2012. The Jackets, 11-12, got hot early with a three from Senior Tim Zeller and a two from Junior Kaden Daniels to take a 9-5 …

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Mount Vernon Boys start Tournament Journey Saturday

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket Boys High School Basketball team is heading into the tournament fresh off of a pair of victories to end the season and they hope that they can continuing winning as they play at Gahanna Lincoln on Saturday. The Jackets, 11-11, 8-6 Ohio Cardinal Conference, garnered the number 35 seed in the Central District in Division …

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Donkey Basketball in Fredericktown on Saturday Night

Looking for something to do on Saturday night in Fredericktown…of course you are! Come out to the Old Fredericktown High School on February 25 as the FCFD team goes up against the Fredericktown FFA and Fredericktown Pastors in Donkey Basketball. Doors open at 5:15pm and games start at 6pm. Tickets are available pre-sale at the High School office or Aunt …

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Marabito honored at Scholar-Athlete banquet

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Kenyon College senior Joe Marabito was among those recognized at the Columbus Chapter of The National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame’s 56th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet, which was held last week at the Ohio Union on the campus of The Ohio State University. During the banquet, college scholar-athletes from Ohio State, Ohio Wesleyan, Otterbein, …

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Mount Vernon Falls in Tournament Opener

The Mount Vernon High School Girl’s Basketball team hasn’t won a tournament game since 2014 and Zanesville made sure it stayed that way on Tuesday Night in a 44-31 win over the Lady Jackets in Mount Vernon. Zanesville, who is the 13 seed, won their opening game before coming into Mount Vernon and taking down the 8th seeded team in …

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Newark Remains second in Final State Basketball Poll

The Final High School Boys Basketball State Poll in Ohio was recently released, tournament play begins Saturday. DIVISION I Team Rec. Pts. 1, Cin. Moeller (24) 22-0 249 2, Pickerington Cent. 20-2 177 3, Newark 21-1 173 4, Massillon Jackson (1) 18-2 164 5, Tol. St. John’s 19-2 136 6, Upper Arlington 20-2 113 7, Wooster 20-1 95 8, Lorain …

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Ohio Capital Conference announces Player and Coach Honors

The Ohio Capital Conference has announced their players and coaches of the year for the 2016-17 basketball season and some of the names will be familiar to Ohio State Buckeye fans. The Blue Division Player of the Year in the Ohio Capital Conference is Senior Kaleb Wesson from Westerville South. Wesson, who helped lead Westerville South to a State Title …

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Mount Vernon Girl’s Open Tournament Play at Home on Tuesday

The Mount Vernon Lady Yellow Jacket Basketball team begins their tournament run Tuesday Night and they will be in a comfortable environment at the gym known as “The Hive” to take on Zanesville. Mount Vernon got a bye in the tournament and the number 8 overall seed in Division One. The Lady Jackets come in with a record of 17-5 …

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Mount Vernon Completes weekend Sweep, heads to Tournament

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket Boys Basketball team beat teams from Richland County and Delaware County on back to back nights this past weekend and in doing so got their overall record to 11-11. The Jackets played this past Friday Night at home against Madison Comprehensive. The Jackets fell behind early 9-2 but a Kaden Daniels and one helped the …

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Mount Vernon Host Madison Friday Night

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets Boys High School Basketball team host Madison Comprehensive on Friday Night. The Jackets, 9-11, 7-6 Ohio Cardinal Conference are coming off a home loss to Hilliard Darby. The Jackets won the first matchup with Madison 60-53. The Jackets outscored Madison 19-2 in the second quarter. Tyrell Ajian got hot in the first game in the …

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