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Erick Starkey/News Mount Vernon’s Macee Marcum (21) absorbs the contact and puts up a shot in the first half of a 54-38 Jacket loss Thursday against Wooster’s Sydney Clapp (12).

Jackets fall to OCC’s top Generals

The Mount Vernon Jackets girls basketball team put up a good fight and trimmed the lead to four points in the third quarter, but was eventually outmatched by the Ohio Cardinal Conference leading Wooster Generals Thursday, 54-38.

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January 4, 2019

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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s McKenna Brokaw works a post move against Mansfield Senior’s Brianna Perry (35) in Saturday’s 61-47 Jacket loss.

Tygers pounce on Jackets early

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets were just not quite able to shake off a slow start, getting outmuscled by the Mansfield Senior Tygers, 61-47, in their Saturday afternoon Ohio Cardinal Conference matchup.

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December 31, 2018

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Geoff Cowles/News Don McDaniel officiates a junior varsity game at East Knox earlier this winter.

The other side of the whistle

It may be the same venues and the same sport, but it’s a different world for Don McDaniel. Once the varsity boys basketball coach for the East Knox Bulldogs, McDaniel paid a recent visit to his old stomping grounds, working a jayvee game in official’s stripes.

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December 27, 2018

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