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Geoff Cowles/News In this file photo, Highland quarterback Kadin Johnson (7) is brought down by East Knox defenders Gage Steinmetz (24) and Braden Kannady (2) in a Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference contest Sept. 19, 2019. The decision to play football and other fall sports will be left up to individual school districts, Ohio High School Athletic Association executive director Bob Goldring said in a media conference call Tuesday.

Goldring: Schools will decide on sports

The Ohio High School Athletic Association won’t decide whether or not schools will have sports, executive director Bob Goldring said Tuesday in a media conference call. That decision will be left up to the individual school districts.

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OHSAA planning for fall sports as scheduled

The Ohio High School Athletic Association is proceeding as if fall sports will start on time on Aug. 1, interim executive director Bob Goldring said in his first letter to member schools Tuesday night.

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Michael Rich/News Members of the 2020 Mount Vernon baseball class, from left, Trey Davidson, Jon Judson, Will Small, Aaron Stallard, Tristen Taylor, Ryan Tiell and Caleb Fry pose with their families after a senior night ceremony before the Yellow Jacket baseball team’s weekly scrimmage on Tuesday in Mount Vernon.

Jacket baseball seniors get their night

The world impacts people in many different ways. For the 2020 seniors of the Mount Vernon baseball team, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic meant the loss of their final experiences on the field.

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Michael Rich/News Utica senior Taylor Heckman, left, slides around Johnstown’s Taylor Armstrong’s tag on a stolen base in the bottom of the sixth inning on Thursday night. Heckman ended up scoring the winning run in Utica’s 9-8 win over the Johnnies on Senior Night at South End Park in Utica.

Utica gets storybook walk-off on Senior Night

A seventh-inning rally seemed to come together as fast as the game itself. The final four batters reached base to help Utica erase a three-run deficit with two outs and it was a senior that got the big hit.

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