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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s Peyton McCord (14) looks for a shot while Harvest Prep’s Kaitlyn Dilgard (11) defends during Wednesday’s nonconference game at Ariel Arena, The Yellow Jackets won, 58-25,

Jackets win at Ariel Arena

It was an opportunity for the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets to help honor one of their former players and show how talented their current varsity crop is.

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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s Collin Barteau, right, drives past Mansfield Madison’s De’Zion Taylor during Tuesday’s Ohio Cardinal Conference game. The Yellow Jackets won, 64-48.

Barteau, Bills power Jackets

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets kept a lid on the league’s top scorer, knocked down eight 3-pointers, stole the ball eight times and played solid defense.

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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon resident Cole Smith, 12, takes aim during Sunday’s dartball event in Fredericktown. Smith is the youngest competitor in the local dartball league.

Dartball: A game for all ages

With the fire from the gas heater roaring away and a table full of good things to eat, it was just another relaxing Sunday afternoon with family and friends at Fredericktown Community Park.

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Geoff Cowles/News Centerburg forward Cierra Joiner (20) drives past Fredericktown’s Abby Stevens, left, and Leah Turner in Wednesday’s Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference game. The Trojans won 47-26.

Trojans shake off Freddies

The Centerburg Trojans started off the new year by hanging on to a piece of second place in the Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference.

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Geoff Cowles/News Danville senior Lauren Mickley, center, celebrates scoring the 1,000th point of her high school career during Wednesday’s Colonial City Classic game against Ridgedale at Mount Vernon High School. The Blue Devils won, 55-35.

Mickley scores 1,000th point in Devils’ victory

Danville basketball player Lauren Mickley reached the 1,000-point plateau, knocking down 20 points to lead her team to a 55-35 win over the Ridgedale Rockets in the first round of the 2017 Colonial City Classic at Mount Vernon High School on Wednesday.

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Geoff Cowles/News Utica center Emily Londot (13) goes up for a shot while Centerburg guard Cierra Joiner defends in Wednesday’s nonconference game. The Redskins won, 54-33.

Redskins coast to road win

The visiting Utica Redskins invaded Centerburg High School and stunned the Trojans, scoring 26 of the first 30 points in Wednesday’s non-conference game.

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