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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s Ben Cook participates in the shot put event at the Division I regional track and field meet at Pickerington North High School.

Mount Vernon’s Cook eighth at regionals

The sun finally cut a bright beam through the clouds, just in time to drive away the sprinkles and shine down on the boys shot put finals in Friday’s OHSAA Division I Region 3 Track and Field Championships at Pickerington North High School.

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Geoff Cowles/News Fredericktown’s Kyra Adkins, nursing a sore knee, leapt 5-0 in the high jump to finish seventh on Day 1 of Wednesday’s Division III Region 11 Track and Field Championships at Fairfield Union High School.

Athletes soar to Friday’s regional finals

There were no area qualifiers for the state tournament on Day 1 of the OHSAA Division III Region 11 Track and Field Championships at Fairfield Union High School on Wednesday, but there were plenty of athletes moving on to Friday’s finals.

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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s Carrick Crosswell (7) and Ryan McManaway, right, attempt to block St. Charles’ Andrew Dilley during Tuesday’s Division II regional semifinal at Dublin Scioto High School. The Yellow Jackets won in five sets.

Jacket volleyball one win from state

If you want to find the true measure of how far the young Mount Vernon boys volleyball team has come under first-year coach Chad Sivewright, just ask the St. Charles Cardinals.

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Geoff Cowles/News Highland’s Austyn Albanese, right, gives chase to Worthington Christian’s Jordan Jackson in the boys 400 meter run at Saturday’s Division II Central District track and field meet in Westerville.

Scots show dominance at D-II meet

Coming off the back stretch and going into the final turn of the boys’ 400 meters final, Highland’s Austyn Albanese was in hot pursuit of Worthington Christian’s Jordan Jackson in Saturday’s OHSAA Division II Central District Championships at Westerville South High School.

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William Thatcher, a Knox County native, shows off his medal after recently finishing the Boston Marathon in a time of 2:57.13.

Running with God

With one eye on the race and another on his faith, Knox County’s William Thatcher put himself in God’s hands and took on his biggest challenge yet.

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Defense carries Mount Vernon

There were a few nervous moments on Wednesday evening, but the Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket baseball team clinched the Ohio Cardinal Conference championship in their very first try.

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