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Pirates jump out to big early lead in win over Northmor softball

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By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comCardington scored early and often in taking a 10-3 victory over Northmor in softball.Even better for head coach Tod Brininger, that win moved his team to 6-0 in Blue Division play, meaning that they’ve gone through other six teams once without suffering any setbacks, putting them in great position to repeat as division champs.“Today is our first time through everyone and we’re 6-0,” said the coach. “We told them we control our own destiny.”


Northmor’s girls’ discus trio sets new Ontario Invitational record

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comIn the Ontario Relays, which ran Thursday, the Highland boys took third place of eight teams, while the school’s girls took sixth place.Also there locally was Northmor. The Lady Knights finished fourth and the boys were seventh. The girls’ meet was won by Clear Fork, while the host school was tops in the boys’ meet.The Scot boys, who tallied 117.5 team points, finished first in the 3200 rela...

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Knight boys pick up trio of MOAC victories

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comNorthmor’s week got off to a good start with a 13-5 win at home against Ridgedale Wednesday. Zach Carroll, James Donner and Daniel Donner combined to strike out 11 and walk eight, as Carroll picked up the win.Northmor scored three runs in each of the first three innings to take a 9-4 lead and never let their opponents into the contest.Both Donners finished with three hits in the game, while Jake Farley ...

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Lady Indians get past Fredericktown in nailbiter

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comMount Gilead’s week in softball opened with a 4-2 loss to Centerburg Wednesday. The Indians led 1-0 after the first inning, but gave up two runs in both the third and fifth frames to fall in a hole. They were able to score once in the bottom of the fifth, but could not complete the comeback in the home contest. Raygan Walters and Kierston Pangborn both had doubles for the Indians. Both Walters and Maddie Bell added multiple ...

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Shawn Frost is Bluffton’s senior male athlete of the year

Bluffton University presented its top athletics awards April 15 to all-conference performers in football and soccer.Shawn Frost of Edison, received the A.C. Burcky Award as senior male athlete of the year, while Aimee Whitmer of Grand Rapids, Ohio, won the Kathryn E. Little Award as outstanding senior female athlete. Both student-athletes have multiple majors—Frost in sport management, exercise science, and strength and conditioning, and Whitmer in psychology and social work....

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Turkey season has started in Ohio

For many hunters, spring in Ohio brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys and Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird. The 2014 Ohio spring hunting season opened Monday, April 21, with the youth wild turkey season on Saturday and Sunday, April 19-20. The youth turkey hunters finally had a good weekend of weather for a change and although the breeding season is a tad behind thanks to late arrival of spring, the birds are actively breeding now.

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Wolfpak student wins gold at state championship tournament

On April 5, Addyson Myers made a clean sweep at the Ohio State Taekwondo Championship tournament. The daughter of Rob and Jessica Myers of Marion, Myers, age seven, won gold in Breaking, Forms, and Sparring. Accompanied by her parents and her coach, Master Sam Wolf, Myers has qualified to compete at Nationals in San Jose, Calif. in July. Myers trains at Wolfpak Martial Arts in Mount Gilead where she studies Taekwondo and Arnis. In the above picture, Myers (left) wins the gold in her Forms div...

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

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.

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