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Cardington-Lincoln Alumni Banquet held


The night was full of rekindled friendships and reunions with classmates as the 94th annual Cardington-Lincoln Alumni Banquet began at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. Over 200 Pirate alumni and guests, the largest crowd since 2019, filled the high school’s cafeteria for the evening’s banquet, business meeting and program.

Three athletes place at state


Three Morrow County athletes earned podium finishes at the OHSAA’s state track and field competition, which was hosted by Dayton Welcome Stadium this year due to renovations making The Ohio State University’s Jesse Owens Stadium unavailable.

Highland baseball edged by Coldwater in regionals


Stranded baserunners proved costly for Highland when they traveled to Patrick Henry High School on Thursday to take on Coldwater in a Division III regional semifinal baseball contest.

WWII veteran celebrates 101st birthday


Don Kelly chuckled at the idea that Woodside Village Care Center in Mount Gilead had a Car Show to celebrate his 101st birthday on May 19.

Highland tops NC in bottom of seventh


For the second straight postseason game, the Highland baseball team showed the ability to be clutch in the late innings — with their reward being the program’s fourth district championship.

Northmor claims district title


Northmor broke out of their recent offensive struggles in a big way at the best possible time on Wednesday.

Bush earns cancer research fellowship


Ohio State Marion junior biology major Wesley Bush, a native of Edison, Ohio, was recently named a Pelotonia Undergraduate Scholar by The James Comprehensive Cancer Center at Ohio State. The award is the seventh such honor since 2018 for Ohio State students working with Ohio State Marion faculty research mentors.

Cardington FFA recognized


The Ohio FFA Association of the National FFA organization (composed of 52 state associations, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands) was established in 1929. Since then, each year it has hosted a State FFA Convention, bringing together delegates and students from chapters across Ohio to celebrate some of the state’s top members and collaborate on business affecting the association. This year was no different as the Ohio FFA hosted the 96th State FFA Convention at the Ohio State Fair and Expo Center May 2-3.

Northmor edges Mechanicsburg Monday


The Northmor baseball team continued to survive and advance in the Division IV postseason, claiming an eight-inning 2-1 win over visiting Mechanicsburg in the district semifinals on Monday.

Northmor advances in close one


The Northmor offense came alive in the sixth inning and, combined with strong pitching, kept the Golden Knight season alive.


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