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Errors pave way for Scots to push past Mount Gilead 11-1

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By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comFor the first four innings of Mount Gilead’s baseball game at Highland Thursday afternoon, the two teams were locked in the sort of tightly-contested pitcher’s duel that carried the potential promise of extra innings.Unfortunately for the Indians, the fifth and sixth innings proved to be disastrous, as defensive miscues turned a 2-1 deficit into an 11-1 loss ended after six innings due to the 10-run rule.

 

Highland girls have strong week against Blue Division foes

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comHighland had a strong week in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference softball games, as they topped three Blue Division opponents in improving to 4-4 on the season.On Wednesday, Highland took a 4-1 win over Northmor in a home contest. The Scots scored four runs in the third inning and were able to hold off the Knights the rest of the way. Megan Oder won the game for the Scots, striking out six, walking one and pitching a three-hi...

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Highland track teams sweep Cardington Invitational

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comHighland swept the team titles at the Cardington Invitational from earlier in the season. The Scots took the five-team boys’ race with 200 points and the four-team girls’ race with 186, while also taking both three-team junior high competitions.In the boys’ meet, Highland was followed by Lucas, Gilead Christian, Elgin and Cardington, in that order.

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Indian boys getting good results in league games

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comSandwiched around their loss to Highland Thursday were a pair of Blue Division wins by Mount Gilead. On Wednesday, the Indians broke open a 3-2 game at home with Cardington with an 8-run fourth in taking a 12-2 win in five frames.

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Mount Gilead boys’ and girls’ track

Pictured above are the Mount Gilead track teams, which are coached by Jim Anderson.

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Lift-a-thon a success for the Morrow County Community Center

By Alberta StojkovicThirteen athletes lifted a total of 10,375 pounds in the first Morrow County Community Center Lift-a-thon two weeks ago. The events included Squat Lift, Bench and Dead Lift. They raised more than $2,000 in the fundraiser through pledges per pound of weight lifted. Through their efforts the weight lifters were able to purchase a Rogue Power Rack with pull-up bars, weights and bench for the Community Center.

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Pirates hand out winter awards to athletes

By EVELYN LONGWinter sports athletes were honored when the Cardington-Lincoln High School held its Winter Sports Awards ceremony on Thursday, March 27, in the Patrick Drouhard auditorium.Seventy four athletes were recognized for their participation in basketball, bowling and wrestling.Jodi Brown, varsity girls basketball coach, gave trophies to Kirsten Dever for positive leadership; Jane Perry, for being a scholar athlete; Chelsea Burkhardt was named the Most ...

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Lady Indians cruise to win at Ridgedale Invite

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThe Mount Gilead girls cruised to a first-place finish at the Ridgedale Invitational on Saturday, scoring 155.5 points to outdistance second-place Northmor, who finished with 97. Also locally, Highland tied for fifth with 60.Mount Gilead won nine events in the meet, including three of the four relays. They took the 3200 relay in 10:28.3, the 800 relay in 1:58.4 and the 1600 relay in 4:14.1, which set a new meet record....

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Baseball season off to strong start in Mount Gilead

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comMount Gilead’s season opened with a 15-4 home win over Gahanna Christian. The score was only 4-2 after two innings of play, but an 11-run third inning put the Indians on the fast track to a win in a game shortened to five frames.Dustin McAvoy picked up the win on the mound. He pitched four of the five innings and struck out five and walked three during that time. At the plate, the team mustered 10 hits, with Micha...

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MG softball drops doubleheader to East Knox Saturday

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThe Mount Gilead softball team opened its season with a doubleheader against East Knox on Saturday.In the first game, the Indians nearly pulled off the win, but surrendered five runs on four hits in the seventh inning to fall by a 10-7 margin.Mount Gilead led 1-0 after the opening frame during the home game and 5-0 after three, but the Bulldogs battled back, scoring three in the fourth and two more in the top...

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Local gymnasts excel at state meet

This past weekend, the gymnastics teams from Mid-Ohio Gymnastics in Marion competed at the USA Gymnastics state meet in Toledo. The teams at Mid-Ohio include gymnasts from Marion, Prospect, Upper Sandusky, Kenton, Cardington, Mount Gilead, Galion, Chesterville, and Mansfield. A total of 28 gymnasts from Mid-Ohio competed in five different levels of competition. Incredibly, 21 of the 28 gymnasts earned podium finishes (top 3) in the all-around competition - including 10 individual all-around s...

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Lady Pirates hoping to build on last year’s success

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comAfter his team picked up 18 wins last year, Cardington softball coach Tod Brininger returns seven letterwinners, including three who earned league recognition.Samantha Brininger was a first-team player in the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference, while both Khyla Jones and Brooke Snyder earned second-team honors. They are rejoined by Kirsten Dever, Mason Disterdick, Aubrey Clark and Jane Perry. While the team graduated first-te...

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