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‘Kickin’ it’

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NEW HAVEN — It was an exciting tournament down to the finish, but more importantly, the “Kickin’ Cancer in the Balls” kickball tourney was a huge success and fundraiser for one local woman.Over $4,000 was raised at Saturday’s event, held at the New Haven Ball Fields. Proceeds will go to Melody Hill, a registered nurse at Pleasant Valley Hospital, for medical and treatment expenses while battling breast cancer.


Blue Angels sweep Point Pleasant

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — That’s the way to get back on track.The Gallia Academy volleyball team suffered just their fourth loss of the season last Thursday, but the Blue Angels bounced back to claim a three set victory over non-conference host Point Pleasant, Monday night.Gallia Academy (14-4) never trailed in the opening game and the Blue Angels claimed a 25-10 victory. The Lady Knights (6-9) led 3-2 at the start of the second game, but 12 straight service po...

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5K Walk/Run to benefit veterans

MASON — Final preparations are underway for the inaugural 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Homeless Veterans Center in Huntington.The event will be held in the Town of Mason on Sat., Oct. 4, beginning at 6 p.m.According to Ray Varian, a member of the run committee, nearly 40 participants have signed up thus far. Although the deadline has passed for pre-registration and a free t-shirt, walkers and runners can continue to register up until the time of the event. The regist...

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Ohio Valley Symphony celebrates 25 years on Saturday

This Saturday at 8 p.m., the sounds of musical instruments of The Ohio Valley Symphony reverberate through the beautifully restored vintage 1895 opera house complex, known as the Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre.The best architects of today would have a difficult time designing a theater with the near perfect acoustics of this relic in the heart of Gallipolis. This 25th anniversary concert, the first of the season, will feature the soloist Jay Campbell with his cello....

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New Haven discusses dilapidated properties

NEW HAVEN — New Haven town council members were updated at a recent meeting regarding the ongoing project of ridding the community of unsightly, dilapidated properties.Of the 10 sites targeted by the town for demolition or renovation, two have now been addressed, it was reported.Town employees razed one house that sat along Fifth Street near the entrance into town. This occurred in mid-August. The second property was recently addressed by the owner. There is one pr...

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AP Ohio High School Football Poll List

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the third weekly Associated Press poll of 2014, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):DIVISION I1, Cincinnati Moeller (24)5-02582, Mentor (1)5-01993, Hudson5-0194...

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School board votes to purchase property

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education recently held a special business meeting to discuss and vote on a motion to acquire the Moose Lodge property for the purpose of housing the district’s central office and, eventually, pre-school classrooms.After discussion the motion passed, 3 to 2, with board members Jared Billings and Vice President Dale Shobe abstaining.

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Rio CC teams sweep Patty Forgey Invitational

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande opened its 2014 by sweeping the college division championships at the 44th Annual Rio Grande/Patty Forgey Cross Country Invitational, Saturday afternoon, at the University of Rio Grande.The RedStorm men posted a perfect score by recording the top five times and six of the top seven times overall in the 47-runner field. Sophomore Dallas Guy (Buffalo, OH) had Rio’s best time of the day on the 8K course, crossing the finish l...

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Convicted murderer arrested again

SOUTHSIDE — A Southside man convicted of second degree murder in the 1980’s, has been arrested for attempted first degree murder in a new case.In addition to attempted first degree murder, Gregory A. Messer, 53, Southside, has been charged with wanton endangerment (two counts), malicious wounding and possession of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm.According to the official criminal complaint filed in Mason County Magistrate Court by i...

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RV, GA compete at Piketon Invite

PIKETON, Ohio — The cross country programs from both Gallia Academy and River Valley competed at the 2014 Piketon Invitational held Saturday on the campus of Piketon High School in Pike County.A total of 21 teams and 218 individuals took part in the boys race, as the host Redstreaks came away with team championship with a total of 59 points. Canal Winchester was the overall runner-up with 84 points, while Teays Valley (97), Rock Hill (161) and Zane Trace (169) rounded out the...

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Battle Days royalty

POINT PLEASANT — Royalty has been crowned in the Battle Days Pageant held over the weekend.New Miss, Young Miss, Junior Miss and Little Miss Battle Days titles were awarded at the pageant held at Trinity UM Church’s community building.

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Southern CC places 7th at Forgey Invite

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The Southern boys cross country team finished seventh out of 15 teams this past Saturday at the 2014 Patty Forgey Invitational held on the campus of the University of Rio Grande in Gallia County.The Tornadoes ended the day with a team tally of 207 points, which was 124 spots behind eventual champion Liberty Union and its winning total of 83. Williamstown was the overall runner-up with a score of 90, while Marietta (91), West Branch (104), Bethel-Tate (141) ...

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Lady Eagles take third at Panther Invite

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The Lady Eagles fit right in with the big schools.The Eastern girls cross country team took third place Saturday afternoon at the Panther Cross Country Invitational, which featured 30 teams, hosted by Pickerington High School North.Athens won the girls team completion with a total of 76, followed by Lexington with 89 and Eastern with 180. Dominique Clairmonte of Lexington paced the field of 246 with a time of 18:46.4, followed by Madison Yerke ...

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No. 11 RedStorm upends top-ranked Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. — Pau Rodriguez notched the first hat trick of his collegiate career to lead the 11th-ranked University of Rio Grande to a 3-1 win over No. 1 Lindsey Wilson College, Saturday night, in non-conference men’s soccer action at Walter S. Reuling Stadium.Rodriguez, a sophomore forward from Barcelona, Spain, scored late in the opening half to erase an early Blue Raiders’ lead and then tacked on a pair of second half goals to give the RedStorm a win over the...

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Rio Grande women’s soccer extends win streak

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Shannon Curley snapped a scoreless tie with the first goal of her collegiate career and the University of Rio Grande continued its winning ways with a 1-0 triumph over West Virginia University-Tech, Saturday night, in non-conference women’s soccer action at Evan E. Davis Field.The victory extended the longest winning streak in the program’s history to four and upped the RedStorm’s overall mark to 5-3.WVU Tech dropped to 1-4-2 wi...

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RedStorm volleyball continues roll

SALEM, W.Va. — The University of Rio Grande grabbed its fifth and sixth wins in the its last seven outings, cruising to straight sets victories against Salem (WV) International University and Bluefield (WV) State College on Saturday at the T. Edward Davis Gymnasium.The RedStorm blasted the host Tigers in their opener (25-13, 25-21, 25-21), before taking down the Blues with equally rapid dispatch (25-21, 25-7, 25-23).Rio Grande, which endured a six-game losing strea...

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Gallia County Week 5 Box Scores

South Gallia 28, Eastern 18SG 6-0-16-6 — 28E 6-6-0-6 — 18Scoring summaryFirst QuarterE: Christian Speelman 80 pass from Jett Facemyer (Kick Failed) :31SG: Landon Hutchinson 96 kick return (pass failed) :14Second QuarterE: Speelman 62 interception return (kick failed) 11:17Third QuarterSG: Landon Hutchinson 5 run ...

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Mason County Week 5 Box Scores

Point Pleasant 58, Gallia Academy 3GA 0-0-0-3 — 3PP 14-21-23-0 — 58Scoring SummaryFirst QuarterPP: Cody Mitchell 8 run (Dylan Lunsford kick) 7:15PP: Mitchell 44 pass from Aden Yates (Lunsford kick) 3:41Second QuarterPP: Mitchell 5 run (Lunsford kick) 10:12PP: Mitchell 48 run (Lunsford kick) 8:20PP: Yates 13 run (Lunsford ...

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