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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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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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Centerburg Beats East Knox on Senior Night

The Centerburg Trojan Boys High School Basketball team eight Seniors on Thursday Night against East Knox and the Trojans didn’t disappoint a large crowd in a 60-41 win. Centerburg 13-7, 9-4, got a pair of first quarter threes and an alley oop dunk in the first quarter to take a 20-13 lead but East Knox hit three treys in the …

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Davis, Kenyon Ladies get past Fighting Scots, 61-43

GAMBIER, Ohio — Lane Davis tied her career high with 16 points as the Kenyon Ladies overcame some sluggishness and pulled away from The College of Wooster 61-43 on Wednesday night in a North Coast Athletic Conference game. The victory was Kenyon’s 18th, tying its season total from a year ago.   Davis was near perfect from the field (8-of-10) …

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Centerburg gets Eight Seed in Loaded Division Three

The Centerburg Boys High School Basketball team will have an uphill battle if they want to reach their second consecutive District Final. The Trojans received the number eight seed out of 18 seed in the Division Three Central District Tournament. The Trojans drew a bye and will play the winner of number 9 seed Northridge and number 11 seed Madison …

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Jackets win Big Game at Lexington

Mount Vernon Boys Basketball Head Coach Nick Coon ran up the bleachers to speak on the radio minutes after a big upset win for the Jackets and out of breath he said ” This is the best night for our program in two years.” Coon’s Jackets had just taken down Lexington on the Minutemen’s own floor and joy could be …

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Centerburg Girl’s win final Home game of Season

The Centerburg Lady Trojans High School Basketball team on Thursday Night and they came out with a win on Senior Night. The Trojans, 9-12, 7-6 MOAC tied the game early in the first quarter and got a pair of buckets by Senior Maddie Harmon to take a 10-6 lead but East Knox, 4-17, 2-11 MOAC, scored the final four points …

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Kenyon College Ladies start conference race with a win

GRANVILLE, Ohio – Four Kenyon College Ladies got the 2017 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Swimming and Diving Championship started on the right foot Wednesday evening. They teamed up to win the 800-yard freestyle relay and pushed Kenyon into second place in the team standings after day one of the four-day competition.                 Wednesday’s opening session included just two events, …

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Tournament Draw gives Girl’s teams hope of Long Run

The Ohio High School’s girl’s basketball tournament draw took place this past weekend and teams found out who they will be matched up with in the single elimination tournament. In the Central District in Division One, Newark got the number one seed while Dublin Coffman got the number two seed and Pickerington Central is number three. Mount Vernon got the …

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Centerburg Loses on Buzzer Beater to Licking Valley

The Centerburg Lady Trojans High School Girl’s basketball team had lost 5 straight games going into a matchup at home on Monday Night against Licking Valley and the Trojans, despite leading after three, lost on a buzzer beater to the Lady Panthers. Centerburg fell behind 12-6 after one quarter thanks to a lay in by Panthers Senior Lexi Garrette with …

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