By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comFor the first four innings of Mount Gilead’s baseball game at Highland Thursday afternoon, the two teams were locked in the sort of tightly-contested pitcher’s duel that carried the potential promise of extra innings.Unfortunately for the Indians, the fifth and sixth innings proved to be disastrous, as defensive miscues turned a 2-1 deficit into an 11-1 loss ended after six innings due to the 10-run rule.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comHighland had a strong week in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference softball games, as they topped three Blue Division opponents in improving to 4-4 on the season.On Wednesday, Highland took a 4-1 win over Northmor in a home contest. The Scots scored four runs in the third inning and were able to hold off the Knights the rest of the way. Megan Oder won the game for the Scots, striking out six, walking one and pitching a three-hi...
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comHighland swept the team titles at the Cardington Invitational from earlier in the season. The Scots took the five-team boys’ race with 200 points and the four-team girls’ race with 186, while also taking both three-team junior high competitions.In the boys’ meet, Highland was followed by Lucas, Gilead Christian, Elgin and Cardington, in that order.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comSandwiched around their loss to Highland Thursday were a pair of Blue Division wins by Mount Gilead. On Wednesday, the Indians broke open a 3-2 game at home with Cardington with an 8-run fourth in taking a 12-2 win in five frames.
Pictured above are the Mount Gilead track teams, which are coached by Jim Anderson.
By Alberta StojkovicThirteen athletes lifted a total of 10,375 pounds in the first Morrow County Community Center Lift-a-thon two weeks ago. The events included Squat Lift, Bench and Dead Lift. They raised more than $2,000 in the fundraiser through pledges per pound of weight lifted. Through their efforts the weight lifters were able to purchase a Rogue Power Rack with pull-up bars, weights and bench for the Community Center.
By EVELYN LONGWinter sports athletes were honored when the Cardington-Lincoln High School held its Winter Sports Awards ceremony on Thursday, March 27, in the Patrick Drouhard auditorium.Seventy four athletes were recognized for their participation in basketball, bowling and wrestling.Jodi Brown, varsity girls basketball coach, gave trophies to Kirsten Dever for positive leadership; Jane Perry, for being a scholar athlete; Chelsea Burkhardt was named the Most ...
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThe Mount Gilead girls cruised to a first-place finish at the Ridgedale Invitational on Saturday, scoring 155.5 points to outdistance second-place Northmor, who finished with 97. Also locally, Highland tied for fifth with 60.Mount Gilead won nine events in the meet, including three of the four relays. They took the 3200 relay in 10:28.3, the 800 relay in 1:58.4 and the 1600 relay in 4:14.1, which set a new meet record....
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Pictured above are the Mount Gilead track teams, which...
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