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Dedication ceremony slated for new ‘Gallipolis’ riverfront sign

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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 Gallipolis City Park, officials plan to do just that.


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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Brewster charged with murder

GALLIPOLIS — Following several weeks of investigation, a charge of murder has now been filed in relation to what investigators have previously referred to as a “suspicious death” of a Gallia County man earlier this month.David Dwayne Brewster, 43, of Patriot, appeared in Gallipolis Municipal Court and was charged with one count of murder in connection with the death of Daniel Lee Day after a complaint, signed by Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning, was filed with t...

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Blue Devils blast Rock Hill, 19-7

CENTENARY, Ohio — A good night, from start to finish.The Gallia Academy baseball team led 6-0 after two innings of play and plated 13 runs in the fourth en route to a 19-7 thumping of visiting Rock Hill Tuesday night during a non-conference matchup at Eastman Ball Field in Gallia County.The Blue Devils (9-3) snapped a two-game losing skid by pounding out 11 hits and taking advantage of nine walks issued by RHHS pitching, which allowed the hosts to claim the wire-to...

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Lady Tornadoes top River Valley, 12-5

RACINE, Ohio — A late rally pushes the Lady Tornadoes to a 12-5 victory.The Southern softball scored five runs in the sixth inning to seal the non-conference victory over visiting River Valley, Tuesday night at Star Mill Park.The Lady Raiders (4-7) got on the board first when Chelsea Copley singles, stole second base and scored on a Katie Mares single. Southern (9-4) pulled even with RVHS in the bottom of the second when Jordan Huddleston doubled and scored on Cier...

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Burdettes named D-4 coach, player of the year by OHSBCA

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — You can’t have one without the other.Eastern girls basketball coach John Burdette and University of Dayton signee Jenna Burdette each came away with some serious hardware on behalf of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association this past weekend as the father-daughter duo were respectively announced as the Division IV coach and player of the year by the OHSBCA.Both Burdettes played key roles in guiding the Lady Eagles to a progr...

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Lady Knights blast Wahama, 15-1

HARTFORD, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant softball team needed just three innings to snap Wahama’s four-game winning streak Tuesday night following a 15-1 victory in a non-conference matchup between Mason County clubs.The visiting Lady Knights (12-6) pounded out 15 hits and led 15-0 after two complete, while the Lady Falcons (5-14) produced to just one safety in the mercy-rule setback. PPHS — winners of four of its last five — also claimed a season sweep with a 1...

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