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Bill Davis/News Fredericktown’s Jake Booth (22) fouls Centerburg’s Gunnar Gregory during the second half of Thursday’s Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference game. The Trojans won, 53-46.

Centerburg’s Gregory named area’s best

The fierce action at the top of the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Blue Division made for some great boys’ basketball this season, and those battles also translated to the Player of the Year race as well.

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Photo submitted by Trent Miller Mount Vernon’s Taylor Gregory, right, dribbles during Thursday’s Ohio Cardinal Conference game against Wooster. The Generals won, 57-52.

Jackets fall to Wooster in finale

A Mount Vernon win at Wooster on Thursday night would have given the Yellow Jackets a tie for second place in their first season in the Ohio Cardinal Conference.

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Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon’s Dustin Hess (11) goes up for a shot while defended by Marion Harding’s DeVon Fraker (20) during the first half of Tuesday’s nonconference game. The Yellow Jackets won, 53-47.

Jackets stumble at Hilliard Darby

The Mount Vernon boys basketball team played a good first half to lead visiting Hilliard Darby in their nonconference game on Tuesday, but the Yellow Jackets lost the momentum with a two-point third quarter to fall, 43-37.

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Madison ends Mount Vernon’s win streak in OT

Mount Vernon suffered a shooting letdown at the worst possible time, and despite a fourth-quarter comeback which sent the game to overtime, host Mansfield Madison earned a 60-55 upset Ohio Cardinal Conference victory on Thursday.

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Photo courtesy Trent Miller Mount Vernon’s Tim Zeller (15) goes up for a shot during Friday’s Ohio Cardinal Conference game against Clear Fork. The Yellow Jackets won, 61-55.

Jackets hold off pesky Clear Fork

Mount Vernon had a tough time shaking off Clear Fork in the Colts’ home gym on Friday, but a big fourth-quarter performance at the charity stripe boosted the Yellow Jackets to a 61-55 Ohio Cardinal Conference victory.

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Photo submitted by Trent Miller Mount Vernon’s Peyton McCord (14) shoots during Thursday’s Ohio Cardinal Conference game against Ashland. The Yellow Jackets won, 62-50.

Mount Vernon girls win 10th straight, 62-50

Getting back to road play in the Ohio Cardinal Conference on Thursday after a home win over first-place West Holmes on Monday, the Mount Vernon girls’ basketball team kept the winning going, winning its 10th game in a row with a 62-50 victory over Ashland.

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Jackets fall to unbeaten Generals

Mount Vernon was never able to get much going on offense in its Ohio Cardinal Conference game at Wooster on Friday, as the Generals pulled away after a tied first quarter to win, 66-35.

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Nussbaum bucket leads to Jackets win

Without a timeout and down by one point with 10 seconds to play on Thursday, the Mount Vernon girls’ basketball team needed a nearly-perfect play to overcome the Mansfield Senior press.

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Jackets burn Madison on road

The Mansfield Madison Rams may have a Division I football commit in Tyrell Ajian, but his 25 points was not enough to stop a determined Mount Vernon team on Friday.

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