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News file photo Centerburg distance runner Sarah Thatcher prepares to hand off the baton during a meet earlier this season. The Trojan junior will run in the 3,200-meter race Saturday at the Division III state meet in Columbus.

Different runners, same goal

They couldn’t be much more different, but Centerburg High School’s Tyler Boales and Sarah Thatcher both have their sights set on the podium at the Division III OHSAA Track and Field Championships at Jesse Owens Stadium at Ohio State University this weekend.

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Geoff Cowles/News Megan Pentz (10) is congratulated by Carlina Fiorilli (22) after scoring on an RBI double by teammate Savvy Blubaugh, giving the Jackets a 4-0 lead in the fourth inning. Mount Vernon went on to the 8-3 victory.

Yellow Jacket softball advances

The 15th seeded Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets softball team held off a late rally by their old rival, the fifth seeded Delaware Hayes Pacers, defeating them 8-3 in their OHSAA Division I district semifinal matchup at Olentangy High School on Monday.

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News file photo Highland’s Sophia Thompson finishes her race at the Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference cross-country championships this past fall. Thompson has done it all at Highland, finishing her career with 15 varsity letters as well as being named class valedictorian.

Thompson rises above

Trying to get a gauge on what Highland High School student Sophia Thompson is like pulling back the layers of an onion.

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Memorable start

Pacemakers Dragway Park started the 2018 racing season with a roar on Friday night, playing host some of the very best street racing in the country with the first of the Trick Flow Specialties UnTouchable No-Prep Series.

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