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Gallia man sentenced following break-ins

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GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County man was sentenced this week in Gallia County Common Pleas Court after he broke into two local businesses late last year.Lonnie Fooce, 22, of Bidwell, was sentenced on Tuesday to two years of community control after he pleaded guilty to one count of breaking and entering.Fooce was arrested Jan. 11 in connection with the Steve Evans Sausage building and Backwoods Guns break-ins that occurred during the early morning hours on Dec. 29.


City discusses speed limit change on Ohio 588

GALLIPOLIS — During a special meeting this past Tuesday, the Gallipolis City Commission discussed a previous proposed change to lower the speed limit on Ohio 588 inside the city limits.Gallipolis City Manager Randy Finney reported that, after contacting the Ohio Department of Transportation in regard to his proposal to lower the speed limit to 25 miles per hour on the state route entering town, ODOT performed a study on the roadway.“I did tell you before that...

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Rock Hill rips Lady Raiders, 14-2

CHESHIRE, Ohio — The Lady Raiders scored two runs in the top of the first, the rest of the night belonged to the Redwomen.The Rock Hill softball team scored 14 unanswered runs and took the 12 run Ohio Valley Conference victory in six innings, Thursday ninth in Gallia County.Rock Hill (12-5, 5-1 OVC) marked a run in the top of the first but River Valley (4-9, 2-3) countered with junior Chelsea Copley singled and scored on an error. The Lady Raiders weren’t don...

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Lady Eagles edge Warren, 2-1

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — A pitchers duel with a little drama.The Eastern Lady Eagles scored with one out in the sixth and earned a 2-1 triumph over non-conference guest Warren, Thursday night at Don Jackson Softball Field.The Lady Warriors began the game with a bang, a leadoff solo homer by Murdock to take the 1-0 lead. The Lady Eagles countered in the bottom of the first when Grace Edwards connected with a solo homerun of her own to tie the game. The next four frame...

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Meigs shells Buckeyes, 12-1

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A good start led to a smooth finish for the Meigs baseball team Thursday night following a 12-1 victory in five innings over visiting Nelsonville-York during a Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division matchup in Meigs County.The Marauders (10-4, 4-2 TVC Ohio) never trailed en route to their fourth straight win, as the hosts jumped out to a 1-0 lead after an inning of play and never looked back. Michael Davis led the bottom of the first off with a single and lat...

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Meigs rolls past Lady Buckeyes, 9-1

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Solid, from start to finish.The Meigs softball team scored the first nine runs of the game Thursday night and cruised to a 9-1 victory over visiting Nelsonville-York in a Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division matchup in Meigs County.The Lady Marauders (8-6, 4-2 TVC Ohio) outhit NYHS by a sizable 14-5 overall margin and played error-free through seven innings, as the hosts jumped out to a 2-0 lead after two complete and never looked back....

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Redmen rock River Valley, 15-1

PEDRO, Ohio — So much for gracious hosts.The River Valley baseball team dropped a 15-1 decision to Ohio Valley Conference host Rock Hill, Wednesday night in Lawrence County.The Redmen (8-4, 3-2 OVC) marked six runs in the opening inning, while River Valley countered with one run in the second inning. but RHHS added on to its lead in the the third with three runs. Rock Hill marked six runs in the fourth frame and took the 15-1 mercy rule victory.The winni...

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Redwomen topple River Valley, 13-3

PEDRO, Ohio — A rough night on the road.The River Valley softball team dropped a 13-3 decision in six innings to Ohio Valley Conference host Rock Hill, in Lawrence County.Rock Hill built a 7-0 lead through the first three innings but the Lady Raiders (4-8, 2-2 OVC) answered with three runs in the top of the fourth. The Redwomen countered with four runs in the bottom of the fourth and marked two in the sixth to seal the 13-3 mercy rule victory.Sami Nixon ...

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Marauders stymie Warren, 2-0

BELPRE, Ohio — You can’t lose if they don’t score.Meigs junior Ty Phelps tossed a complete game one-hit shutout, Wednesday night, helping propel the Maroon and Gold past host Warren by a 2-0 count.The Marauders (9-4) marked a run in the top of the first inning when Bradley Helton singled home Taylor Rowe. Helton drove in Cody Bartrum in the third inning and Meigs took the 2-0 lead. The lone Warrior’s hit came in the second inning and MHS took the ...

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Eagles swept by Belpre, 11-2

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — It’s not how you start something, but rather how you finish it.The Eastern baseball team jumped out to a 1-0 lead after two innings of play, but visiting Belpre scored 11 of the final 12 runs of the game Wednesday night en route to an 11-2 victory in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division matchup in Meigs County.The host Eagles (3-9, 2-7 TVC Hocking) took their only lead of the night in the bottom of the second after a leadoff double ...

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White Falcons fly past Miller, 7-2

MASON, W.Va. — In league play, the White Falcons are taking over.The Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division leading Wahama baseball team earned its seventh straight league win after defeated guest Miller by a 7-2 count on Wednesday.The White Falcons (10-5, 9-1 TVC Hocking) started the game on the right foot, sending Miller (5-7, 3-7) away in order in the top part of the first, while scoring twice in the bottom of the first. The Red and White added two more runs in ...

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Lady Eagles sweep Belpre, 10-0

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — It took a little time to get warmed up.The Eastern softball team led 3-0 after four innings of play, then erupted for seven runs in the bottom of the fifth to wrap up a 10-0 mercy-rule victory over visiting Belpre in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division matchup at Don Jackson Field in Meigs County.The Lady Eagles (13-1, 9-0 TVC Hocking) maintained their lead atop the league standings while also claiming a season sweep of the Lady Golden E...

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Lady Tornadoes sweep South Gallia, 12-1

RACINE, Ohio — Closing a game that way left no doubt.The Southern softball team scored eight runs in their final inning to cap off a 12-1 triumph over Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division guest South Gallia, Wednesday night at Star Mill Park.The Lady Tornadoes (10-4, 9-1 TVC Hocking) marked three runs on four hits in the opening inning, and added another run in the second frame. After a scoreless third frame the Lady Tornadoes marked eight runs on the strength of...

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Southern rolls by Rebels, 11-1

RACINE, Ohio — Make it three.The Southern baseball team earned its third straight victory Wednesday, defeating Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division guest South Gallia 11-1 in six innings.The Tornadoes (8-6, 6-3 TVC Hocking) loaded the bases in the opening frame but failed to score. South Gallia (1-11, 0-11), which was sent away in order in the first inning, broke trough in the top of the second when senior Devin Lucas walked and later scored on a balk.

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Lady Knights sweep DH at Greenbrier East

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — The road trip was worth it.The Point Pleasant softball team picked up a doubleheader sweep of host Greenbrier East Wednesday night following wins of 12-1 and 7-6 during a pair of non-conference matchups in Greenbrier County.The visiting Lady Knights (14-6) extended their current winning streak to three games and have now won six of their last seven outings, which includes a trio by mercy-rule decisions. PPHS produced a combined 19 hits and 18 RBI...

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Tigers blank RedStorm in DH sweep

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Visiting Georgetown College limited the University of Rio Grande to just one run and five hits en route to a doubleheader sweep of the RedStorm, 1-0 and 4-1, Wednesday afternoon, in Mid-South Conference action at Rio Softball Park.Rio Grande, which was playing the final home games of its 2014 scheduled, suffered just its second sweep of the year in MSC play this season in falling to 27-16 overall and 19-13 in league play.The Tigers, who received ...

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Rio Grande’s Jones earned third MSC honor

COLUMBIA, Ky. — University of Rio Grande freshman Jenna Jones is the Mid-South Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week and Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) junior Kristina Krupinski is the MSC Player of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.The weekly honor is the third of the season for Jones. She also earned the award on March 10 and March 24. Krupinski earns her first weekly honor of the season and second of her career. She was player of the week as well on Feb. 25, 2013....

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Dedication ceremony slated for new ‘Gallipolis’ riverfront sign

GALLIPOLIS — It’s an idea come to life that has been years in the making.During a special ceremony planned Friday, the new “Gallipolis” riverfront sign will officially be dedicated.Although the sign has been in place for several months now at the Public Use Area in the City of Gallipolis, organizers have been waiting for warmer weather to hold a dedication ceremony for the sign. Following Friday’s annual Arbor Day tree planting in the Gallip...

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