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Submitted photo Brian Simpson, an East Knox High School grad, stands with his dirt track racer. Simpson recently finished fourth in the points standings at Hilltop Speedway in Holmes County.

Simpson chasing passion in circles

It has been several decades since there was dirt track racing near Coshocton Road and Upper Gilchrist Road in Knox County, but there are still a number of area drivers who race the “roundy rounds” circuit.

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Geoff Cowles/News Danville Feed and Supply’s Kaiden Colopy (1) slides home safely as Danville Family Dentistry’s catcher Luke Schlosser (39) pulls down the high throw in the opening inning of the Mid-Ohio Village Baseball League tournament game. Family Dentistry won, 27-8.

Danville Dentistry explodes for win

They knew it was going to be tough, but Danville Feed and Supply got out the bats and put up seven runs, batting around in the opening inning against undefeated Danville Family Dentistry on Tuesday.

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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon Overhead Doors’ Kelsey Bell slides home in the second inning, while We Love Pets’ catcher Alyssa Wood awaits the throw. Overhead Doors won the 10 and under Mount Vernon Girls’ Softball title game, 2-0.

Overhead Door nips Pets for 10U title

There were a few nervous moments at the end, but Mount Vernon Overhead Doors finally closed out the 10 and under Mount Vernon Girls Softball League season with a climactic, 2-0, victory over a tough We Love Pets team in the league tournament championship game on Sunday at Memorial Park.

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Geoff Cowles/News Bellville resident Raelyn Todd, 12, rides her horse around her yard. Todd is heading to the Junior High National Rodeo in Lebanon, Tennessee, which runs next week.

Rodeo rider heading for Nationals

Raelyn Todd is no ordinary 12-year-old. The bright and articulate Bellville resident is a Mansfield Christian Middle School honor student. One would not neccessrily guess that she is a rodeo rider.

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