Capehart Golf League completes week 4 at Riverside

MASON, W.Va. — The young golfers of the Frank Capehart Tri Count Golf league have been Blessed with excellent weather once again. The 4th stop on this years tour was played Monday, July 7, at the Riverside Golf Course in Mason, West Virginia. Sunshine and blue skies prevailed and there was a refreshing breeze that kept the golfers cool. The golf course was in fine condition and played fast and firm.

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Olympic gold medalist to visit URG camp

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — A visit from Olympic gold medalist Mary Wineberg will highlight the 2014 Rio Grande Track & Field Camp, which is scheduled for July 6-10 on the campus of the University of Rio Grande.Wineberg will be speaking on Tuesday, July 8, at 11 a.m., inside Bob Evans Farms Hall on the URG campus. There will be autograph and photo opportunities for campers and the public following the presentation.After a break for lunch, Wineberg will remain on hand to con...

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Rio Grande officially joins KIAC

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande officially became a member of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) on Tuesday after spending the past five seasons as part of the Mid-South Conference.“After evaluating our time in the Mid-South Conference, we came to the conclusion that the future of the athletic department at Rio Grande fits better with the mission and the goals of the institutions within the KIAC,” said Jeff Lanham, Rio Grande&#...

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Cliffside hosts Week 3 of Capehart golf league

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The Frank Capehart Tri-County Junior Golf League found its way to Cliffside Golf Course on Monday as part of the third leg of the league’s tour of area golf courses.It was a somewhat cloudy day, but the course was green and lush. Rain threaten but did not make an appearance. The clouds actually helped the youthful golfers by keeping the temperatures cooler than expected.The large turn out of golfers played some excellent golf. Only one of t...

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State wildlife agencies seeking information on barn owls

This weekend’s critter is the barn owl (Tyto Alba), one of the most widespread birds in the world, but one not commonly seen here in Ohio or West Virginia.Barn owls have a distinctive, white, heart-shaped face with large black eyes, a light tan and gray back and wings, and a nearly white belly. Adults can reach 13-14 inches long with a wingspan of three-and-a-half to four feet.As you can probably guess by the name, barn owls can be found in barns, old abandoned hou...

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Farley, Barber named to All-OVC first team

The Ohio Valley Conference baseball coaches have released their 2014 all-league team. River Valley earned a pair of first team selections, and two honorable mention spots.Senior catcher Trey Farley and junior shortstop/pitcher Austin Barber both earned first team spots, while juniors Chase Williams and Cody Lee both received honorable mention selections.Marty Patrick earned coach of the year honors after leading the South Point Pointers to the league championship....

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Copley, Leach named first team All-OVC

The Ohio Valley Conference coaches have released the all-league softball team for the 2014 season. River Valley, which finished the year tied for fourth in the league at 3-7 landed two first team selections, as well as two honorable mention spots.Lady Raiders junior shortstop Chelsea Copley was named first team All-OVC for the third consecutive season, while senior catcher Libby Leach earned first team All-OVC honors for the first time. Leach was honorable mention in the league in ...

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Bowman new head softball coach at Rio Grande

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The newest face to head up the University of Rio Grande’s softball program is one that the RedStorm faithful should be very familiar with.Amber Bowman, the program’s starting shortstop from 2008-11, has been named the new head coach of her alma mater. Rio Grande athletic director Jeff Lanham announced the hiring on Thursday.Bowman replaces Kristen Bradshaw, who resigned last month after three seasons at the helm to accept a teaching a...

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Ace highlights second week of Capehart Golf League

POMEROY, Ohio — The Meigs County Golf Course played host on Tuesday, June 24, to the second week of the Frank Capehart Tri County Junior Golf League. And, what a host the course turned out to be. The young men and women had a beautiful morning to play on a well conditioned course. But, most of all, the course gave up one of the rear feats in golf, a hole-in-one.Wyatt Nicholson, playing in the 13-14 year old age group, aced the par 4 6th hole. It was Wyatt’s first career...

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Roush, Martin earn North-South MVPs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mason County certainly made its impact in the Capital City.Friday night during the North South Basketball Classic at the South Charleston Community Center Point Pleasant’s Wade Martin was named North team Most Outstanding Player, while on Saturday at the North South Football Classic at Laidley Field Wahama’s Kane Roush earned South team Most Valuable Player.

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Riverside’s Ty Roush qualifies for US Senior Open

MASON, W.Va. – Riverside Golf Club co-owner and PGA head professional Ty Roush has qualified for the 2014 United States Senior Open.Roush, who turned professional in 1983 and joined the PGA in 1993, fired a two-under par, 69 Monday at Worthington Hills Country Club in Columbus, Ohio to win the US Senior Open Qualifier by two shots.“I just had one of those days where I was hitting everything right at the flag,” Roush said of his two-under performance in ...

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