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New Cardington coach Jerry Williams ready for football season

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By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comJerry Williams will make his debut as a head coach this August for the Cardington Pirates as he steps into the job after Brandon Dodrill held it for the past four seasons, compiling a 16-24 record. The coach has a lot of experience with the sport, though, playing at Big Walnut High School and then at West Liberty State College. After graduating college, he served as an assistant at Big Walnut for a couple years before entering the business world. However, the gridiron lured him back and in recent years, he was been an assistant at both high schools (Centerburg, Mount Vernon and Big Walnut) and college (Ohio Wesleyan University) before taking on the Cardington job.


IndyCar drivers hold test day last week to prepare for this weekend

Rob Hamilton | Morrow County SentinelThe cars driven by Takuma Sato (#14) and Sebastian Saavedra get tuned up in pit row during last Thursday’s test day held at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in preparation for this weekend’s Honda Indy 200, which will start at 3:50 p.m. on Sunday.

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Sports Briefs

Sports reporting procedureCoaches of local sports teams in Morrow County are asked to submit results of contests (including statistics) their teams compete in to the Morrow County Sentinel. Results may be submitted in several fashions.Coaches may call the Sentinel at 419-946-3010, extension #1807 or fax them to 419-932-6782. Results also may be emailed to either or .Correction...

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HOJGA holds scholarship fundraising tournament Sunday

A few rain delays didn’t stop the Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association Scramble Fundraiser held on Sunday at Whetstone to benefit the HOJGA Scholarship Fund.The team of Danielle Emans, Kristen Kelly, Jared Walker and Buck Emans captured first place at 28-29-57, 15 under par, nabbing 12 birdies and one eagle.

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HOJGA finishes season with tournament at Galion

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comMorrow County golfers dominated the 12-and-under age division during the final Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association tournament of the summer.In the competition, which was held at Valley View in Galion, Nathan Stewart of Cardington won the youngest age group with a nine-hole score of 52, while Mallory Graham placed second with a round of 53.Britton Hensel of Kenton won a three-way playoff on the first hole to...

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Cardington football program holds youth camp

Rob Hamilton | Morrow County SentinelNew Cardington High School football coach Jerry Williams instructs some of the younger campers at the Cardington football camp in how to run offense. The camp, which ran last Monday, Tuesday and Thursday behind the high school, was for players in grades 3-8 and was run by Williams, his staff and varsity football players.Submitted PhotoPictured above are the coaches, volunteer high school players and attendants of the Cardin...

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HSA Blue celebrates perfect season with tournament championship

Submitted PhotoThe HSA Coach Pitch Blue team had an undefeated season and was tournament champs. Pictured are, back row, left to right: coaches Joe Bennett, Zach Rogers and Ken Rogers and team mom Kathleen Garber. Front row: Lauren Garber, Madison Copley, Morgan Kirk, Nikki Bennett, Ellie Pruett, Natalie Carpenter, Raven Bump, Abby Jordan, Emma Bellamy, Kendall Rogers, Brianna Tuggle and Samantha Kemen. The team gives a special thanks to their sponsor, Webb Transport.

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Hunting season is only one month away

August is finally here and that means we are only one month away from the start of hunting season.Opening day for Ohio’s 2014-2015 early migratory bird hunting seasons will be Monday, Sept. 1, and includes mourning dove, Canada goose, rail, moorhen and snipe. Dates for these hunting seasons, plus teal and woodcock, were approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, July 16.Ohio’s dove hunting season was extended 20 days in 2014, including Sept. 1-Nov. 9...

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Bikes outlast rain to get in full day of racing Sunday

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comWhile it didn’t start until much later than expected, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was able to get in all seven scheduled races of the Buckeye Superbike Weekend over the weekend.Originally, the first of two races in the SuperSport, SportBike and SuperBike series were to run Saturday, while the second race for those three groups, as well as the Vane & Hines Harley-Davidson Race were to come Sunday. However, the Satur...

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Northmor Gold caps perfect season with county championship

Submitted PhotoThe Northmor Gold team won the county Pee-Wee division (9-10 year olds) by a 12-3 margin over Mount Gilead #1. The team finished the season undefeated. Back row, from left to right: coaches Brooke Lower, Buck Workman and Rodney Whited. Middle row: coach Brandon Taylor, P.J. Lower, Andrew Ambrose, Jonathon Artrip, Trenton Ramos, Gavin Whited and Marcus Cortez. Front row: Nicholas Harriger, Bryce Hale, Bohdi Workman, Griffin Workman, Jacob Vanderkooi and Max Lower.

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Pirate players get fitted for mouthguards at local dentist

Rob Hamilton | Morrow County SentinelWith football season just around the corner, players and coaches are getting geared up for action. Pictured above are members of the Cardington football team and new head coach Jerry Williams, along with Dr. Jed Kesler and staff members at Cardington Family Dental. Members of the team visited the office both this Monday and last Monday in order to get imprints taken for mouthguards.

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Hosack second after tiebreaker at HOJGA’s Kenton event

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comZack Hosack of Mount Gilead finished second at the Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association’s sixth tournament, which was held at Kenton’s Veterans Memorial Park Thursday.Hosack was tied with Max McCloy of Pleasant after 18 holes, as both shot 79. However, McCloy won on the first playoff hole. The 16-18 age group was won by Nate Smith of Wynford, who shot 76. In the 12-and-under group, Brett Montgomery of Upper...

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