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.
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.
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.
When Clear Fork Colts’ coach Dave Carroll finally settled into a chair and took post-game questions from the media, the wear and tear of a long and glorious 12-1 season was etched across his face.
The Clear Fork Colts’ football team are 99 miles from an unprecedented 13th win this season, along with an OHSAA Division IV regional championship and a state final four berth.
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.
For the undefeated Clear Fork Colts’ defensive unit, keeping a lid on the visiting Bryan Golden Bears (7-4) and one of the region’s most-prolific quarterbacks in Saturday night’s Division IV Regional Quarterfinal football matchup was Job 1.
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.