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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s top singles player, Matt Dineen, jumps to serve during a match in the Ohio Cardinal Conference tournament Saturday at Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Ramser Courts. Dineen finished third overall in leading the Jackets to a third-place finish as a team.

Jackets third in OCC

The Ohio Cardinal Conference Tennis Tournament, held at Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Ramser Courts on Saturday, turned into a battle for the top spot between the Lexington Minutemen, who defeated the Ashland Arrows in the championship matches in all singles and doubles brackets.

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Geoff Cowles/News East Knox Bulldogs’ pitcher Nate Friel (13) lunges to catch a pop fly in front of the Mount Vernon dugout for the third out of the third inning. The visiting Bulldogs beat the Jackets on Saturday, 15-0.

Bulldogs explode in seventh to bury Jackets

He didn’t need any runs, but he got 15 of them. Visiting East Knox Bulldogs’ pitcher Nate Friel tossed a four-hit shutout en route to his team’s 15-0 victory over the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets in the opening game of a non-conference tripleheader at Yellow Jackets Stadium on Saturday.

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Submitted photo Utica’s Emily Londot, back middle, and Highland’s Raina Terry, back second from right, pose with their Mintonette 71 team after a recent tournament. The squad is currently ranked third in the country and is looking to better that mark this weekend.

Locals excelling in club volleyball

Highland High School volleyball player Raina Terry has dreamed about playing Mintonette Volleyball ever since she was in middle school, watching her big sister (former Highland star Kam Terry) play for them.

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Geoff Cowles/News East Knox’s Caleb Gallwitz, middle, celebrates a home run with his teammates while touching home plate in a win over Fredericktown. Gallwitz smashed the homer on the first pitch a Bulldog saw in the game.

Bulldogs edge out Freddies at home

The host East Knox Bulldogs (13-0) wasted no time putting it to the Fredericktown Freddies (10-4) with six runs in the first two innings of their crucial Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference matchup.

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