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Volleyball: Three wins boost Lady Colts to 21-1           By Jeff Harrison The Meadowbrook Lady Colts closed out the regular season with a bang, scoring victories over Crooksville, John Glenn and Cambridge to boost their record to 21-1. Coach Kelly Zehnder’s squad, ranked seventh in last week’s OHSVCA Division II state poll,…

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Redskins Run to Another OVAC 1A/2A Title Sweep

By Julie LaFollette The OVAC Cal Pokas Cross Country Championships were held at Cambridge on Saturday with both Caldwell and Shenandoah participating, with the Redskins sweeping the Class 1A/2A race for the fifth year in a row. “I am very proud of both teams; they ran very well today,” said Caldwell Head Coach Keith Wilson.…

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Waterford Wins Muddy Clash with Shenandoah

By Jeff Harrison Stuck in the mud. Both Waterford and Shenandoah had trouble getting things going on a sloppy field, but the homestanding Wildcats were able to turn to big plays into first half scores en route to a 14-6 victory on Friday. The Zeps, meanwhile, spent nearly as much time going backward as it…

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Meadowbrook Colts Bonus Coverage

Volleyball: Jefferis Tops 2,000 CareerAssists; Lady Colts Improve to 18-1 By Jeff Harrison Put three more victories in the hopper and a milestone was reached by junior Ella Jefferis as the state-ranked Meadowbrook Lady Colts improved their record to a sparkling 18-1. Win No. 16 came Tuesday at McConnelsville, with the Lady Colts sweeping past…

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Meadowbrook Colts Bonus Coverage

Golf: Colts Advance to D-II District By Jeff Harrison The Meadowbrook Colts qualified for the OHSAA Division II District Tournament thanks to a fourth-place finish in the D-II Sectional at Cadiz Country Club. Coach Mel Pesuit’s squad posted a 354-stroke total for fourth place, finishing behind champion St. Clairsville (321), Maysville (339) and Barnesville (349).…

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Homecoming Happiness: Shenandoah High School!

DeVolld Shines in Zeps’ 22-12 Win over Marietta By Jeff Harrison After three consecutive setbacks, the Shenandoah Zeps were in need of an identity, and thanks to a tremendous effort by junior running back Tyce DeVolld and a fired-up bunch of blockers, the Zeps may have found exactly what they were searching for. With DeVolld…

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Homecoming Happiness: Caldwell High School

By Julie LaFollette Caldwell High hosted Conotton Valley on Friday for its 2021 Homecoming Game, with the Redskins earning a 21-16 victory over the Rockets. “Got to love it, homecoming is always a great atmosphere,” said Caldwell Coach Chance Rucker. “Our boys just stepped up we persevered. We made a couple great defensive stops towards…

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Meadowbrook Colts Bonus Coverage

Volleyball: Lady Colts Improve to 11-1               By Jeff Harrison Meadowbrook High’s state-ranked volleyball team picked up two more victories in the Muskingum Valley League, sweeping both River View and Maysville during the week. Coach Kelly Zehnder’s squad, ranked No. 9 in Division II in last week’s OHSVCA state poll,…

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Meadowbrook Colts Bonus Coverage

Volleyball: Coach Zehnder Gets 200th Victory By Jeff Harrison Eclipsed only by her love for family, Kelly Zehnder has passion unmatched for the sport of volleyball as well as her alma mater. Zehnder, who already had her name etched in the Meadowbrook High record book for most career coaching victories, hit a milestone with win No.…

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Meadowbrook Colts Bonus Coverage

Cross Country: Colts’ West Wins Boys’Big School Race at Dover Invitational By Jeff Harrison Meadowbrook High’s Kendell West finished first in the boys’ big school division at the Dover Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. West finished in 17:47, seven seconds ahead of runner-up Josiah Hicks of West Branch (17:54) to lead the Colts to and…

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