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16 county youth join Light Foundation’s 6th annual youth wild turkey hunt

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DARKE COUNTY — Former New England Patriot Matt Light returned to his native county to kick off The Light Foundation’s sixth annual youth wild turkey hunt with 16 Darke County youth on Friday night.Light, the founder of the non-profit Light Foundation and a lifelong hunter, once again led the annual hunt on Saturday and Sunday that allows 16 Darke County boys and girls to hunt wild turkeys with skilled guides. The youth also spent the weekend at The Light Foundation’s Darke County facility, Chenoweth Trails, as they built camaraderie and discussed issues that affect today’s youth.

 

Winning never gets old for Darland as he picks up Eldora victory

ROSSBURG — Winning never seems to get old for Dave Darland. To him, every checkered flag is as important and exciting as the first one and Saturday’s triumph in Eldora Speedway’s Don Branson/Jud Larson Classic was no exception.Victory lane was pure jubilation for the popular Walton, Ind., veteran as he collected his fifth USAC (United States Auto Club) National Sprint Car win on the venerable half-mile clay Eldora oval and in doing so, extended his USAC cumulative...

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Lady Wave win against Covington Buccs

GREENVILLE —The Greenville Lady Wave rung up another victory on Friday, winning 4-3 against the Covington Buccaneers in a neck-and-neck game.Nearly 500 fans filled the Green Wave stadium for the matchup, as the promise of a great game with sunny weather brought the spectators out in droves.“It was just a great atmosphere,” Greenville softball coach Jerrod Newland said.Covington headed into Friday’s game 8-1, with its only loss to Center...

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Bradford, Versailles athletes compete at Minster Memorial

MINSTER — The Bradford and Versailles track and field teams competed at the Minster Memorial Invitational on Saturday, which included multiple wins for the Lady Tigers.The Versailles girls finished fourth in the girls portion of the meet with 74.2 points while the Bradford girls finished 10th with 25.4 points. Versailles’ boys finished 10th in the 15-team meet with 27 points, and Bradford’s boys finished 14th with two points. Minster won both the boys and girls ch...

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County track athletes compete at Fred Durkle Invitational at TVS

WEST ALEXANDRIA ― Four Darke County track and field teams competed at Twin Valley South’s Fred Durkle Invitational Thursday with the Ansonia and Arcanum girls leading the way among county schools.On the girls side, Covington won the 16-team meet with 126 points. Ansonia finished second, Arcanum finished third, Franklin Monroe finished ninth, and Tri-Village finished 11th.Covington also won the boys meet with 98 points. Arcanum finished sixth, Ansonia finished...

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Ansonia baseball run ruled by North

LEWISBURG — The Ansonia baseball team lost a Cross County Conference game 23-0 to Tri-County North Thursday in a five-inning run rule.Tri-County North scored one run in the first inning, two in the second, 17 in the third and three in the fourth while shutting out Ansonia.The Tigers had two hits and six errors in the game. The Panthers had 23 hits and one error.Dane Wentworth led Ansonia offensively by going 1-for-2 with a stolen base. Cody Burnfield als...

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Mississinawa baseball beats Bradford 8-6

BRADFORD — The Mississinawa Valley baseball team beat Bradford 8-6 on Thursday in a Cross County Conference game.After Mississinawa Valley took a 1-0 lead in the top half of the first inning, Bradford scored three runs in the first and one in the fourth to go up 4-1.MV responded with a run in the third and four in the fourth to take a 6-4 lead, but Bradford tied the game back up with two runs in the bottom of the fifth.Mississinawa Valley then scored a r...

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Bradford softball run rules Mississinawa

BRADFORD — The Bradford Lady Railroaders started as about as slow as you can before connecting late and putting away the Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks in five innings Thursday.“We struggled to find our timing, just really anxious,” Bradford softball coach Shon Schaffer said.The Railroaders found their grove in the fourth inning, putting together a string of hits starting with Brooke Brower’s double to left field.A Brooke Dunlevy sac bu...

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