I was born early on a beautiful spring morning in southeastern Ohio, the first of two siblings born to a two-year-old whitetail doe.It was a time of renewal. The woods were purple and white with redbud and dogwood blossoms and fragrant with the aromas of the world coming back to life after a cold winter. The fields and meadows were erupting with green, new growth and food for animals that had lost weight over the preceding months.
The Gallia Academy tennis team remained unbeaten this spring after picking up three more victories this week as the Blue Devils earned win over Athens, Lucasville Valley and Portsmouth.GAHS (5-0, 4-0 SEOAL) earned a pair of 5-0 home wins over the Bulldogs and Indians on Monday and Wednesday, then came away with a 4-1 road decision over the Trojans on Thursday night. The Blue Devils have now won 22 of the 25 matches played this year and have only dropped seven sets overall....
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When you’re hot, you’re hot.The Point Pleasant girls tennis team won its second straight match and picked up its third victory in its last four contests Wednesday night following a 5-2 triumph over host Huntington Saint Joseph in a non-conference matchup at Ritter Park in Cabell County.The Lady Knights (3-7) posted their second consecutive 5-2 decision over the Lady Irish in as many nights, as PPHS also claimed a 5-2 home win over HS...
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — It’s never over until it’s over.The Point Pleasant baseball team rallied with two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday night to claim a thrilling 8-7 victory over visiting Shady Spring in a non-conference matchup in Mason County.There were four lead changes and one tie throughout the contest, as the host Big Blacks (10-5) trailed 3-0 after a half-inning of play before reeling off a pair of three-run outbursts to secu...
Gallia Academy senior Madison Holley, third from right, will be continuing her cross country career after signing a letter of intent with Limestone College on Wednesday, April 16, at the GAHS library in Centenary, Ohio. Holley — a multi-time regional qualifier in both track and cross country — will be taking her talents to the private liberal arts campus located in Gaffney, S.C., which is home to the Saints. Holley discussed what led to her to the final choice of Limestone College...
Three-sport standout Katie Keller signed her letter of intent Friday morning at Eastern High School, committing to join the Ursuline College women’s basketball team. “Ursuline had my major, fashion merchandising, and not a whole lot of schools have that major,” Katie Keller said. “When they contacted me about playing there and I learned that they had it, I knew I wanted to go there.” Katie is currently second in the EHS senior class with a 4.177 GPA. She was name...
ALBANY, Ohio — After starting the year 4-0, the Meigs baseball team has now dropped three of its last five decisions following a 10-3 setback to host Alexander Thursday night during a Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division matchup in Athens County.The visiting Marauders (6-3, 2-2 TVC Ohio) never led in the contest and were outhit by a sizable 14-4 overall margin, as the Spartans (7-1, 3-0) claimed a 5-0 lead through three innings and never looked back.
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