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Geoff Cowles/News East Knox Bulldogs’ forward Meggan Bartok (5) goes up for a jump shot over Centerburg’s Kristy Vargo (10) and teammate Lydia Grandstaff (13). The Bulldogs picked up a Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference road win, beating Centerburg, 45-30, Saturday.

Bulldog girls run away from Trojans

It took a while for the visiting East Knox Bulldogs (2-2, 1-2 KMAC) to figure out the Centerburg Trojans (0-4, 0-3 KMAC) Saturday night, but the Bulldogs eventually led by as many as 16 points in their 45-30 Knox-Morrow Conference win.

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Geoff Cowles/News Centerburg Trojans’ Dakota Hall (5) drives for a shot while Berne Union’s Zane Mirgon (12) and Chaz Dickerson (33) defend in their non-conference game Tuesday. Berne Union won, 58-44.

Centerburg effort fades in loss to Berne Union

The Centerburg Trojans showed what they could do Tuesday evening, coming right out of their locker room and pulling down 13 first-quarter rebounds, while building a 16-9 lead against the visiting Berne Union Rockets.

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Geoff Cowles/News Fredericktown’s Celeste Swihart (3) is guarded by Northmor’s Sabrina Kelly (2) in their team’s Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference opener Wednesday. Northmor won, 51-47.

Knights outlast Freddies, 51-47

Perhaps two of the best, young, girls’ basketball teams in the Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference squared off, when the Fredericktown Freddies (0-1, 0-1 KMAC) hosted the Northmor Golden Knights (1-2, 1-0 KMAC) in their league opener Wednesday evening.

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Joshua Morrison/News Dave Bevington smiles before he participates in Sports Roundtable for WMVO radio Friday. Bevington is retiring from radio after 47 years behind the microphone. Working with him is Tyler Mathias, left.

Bevington steps away from the mic

The first time that WMVO listeners heard the voice of Dave Bevington, he was spinning a hit recording by Carole King entitled, “It’s Too Late.” The year was 1971. After nearly half a century, the time has come for Mount Vernon’s well-known radio personality to turn the page. Bevington’s retirement as a radio announcer will be an adjustment for Knox County residents, few of whom can recall a time when Bevington’s friendly voice wasn’t rolling across the local airwaves.

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Franz to lead inaugural bowling team

After all these years, Mount Vernon High School is finally getting a bowling team. It may not have taken a used car salesman to sell the school board on the idea, but that’s just who is taking it over.

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