Of all the state championships in Ohio, this one may be the most fun for people of all ages. The Ohio State Dartball Championship, hosted by Ohio Grange and held at the old Fredericktown High School gymnasium, guarantees fun — win or lose.
Through downpours, scattered showers and the sun trying to peek through, the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets track team battled at the Newark Invitational Saturday, picking up seven top-10 field event finishes.
The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets baseball team held a 10-2 lead over Johnstown after three innings, but the Johnnies came charging back to cut the lead to one, 11-10, before the home team closed the door to win 13-10.
With the bases loaded and two outs in the top of the seventh inning, Fredericktown’s Nick Cunningham, who came in to pitch an out earlier, sealed the deal with a strikeout to give the Freddies a 6-3 home win over Northmor.
Highland Scots’ pitcher Lucy Smith opened the Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference season at home with a complete game, 11-4, win over visiting Danville on Tuesday. Smith scattered seven hits, striking out four and walking three.
East Knox junior Drew Salyers has his clubs already dusted off from the winter and is in top shape this spring, posting a round of 62 on the Golfweek Junior Tour Sunday to set a single-round record and coast to a five-stroke win.
The Mount Vernon boys volleyball team kicked off its season Saturday by hosting some of the top programs in the state, and the Jackets emerged 4-0 at the end of the day, downing two state-ranked teams in the process.
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