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High School Football

Bill Davis/News Fredericktown senior Leah Turner, left, runs with the ball during Monday’s powderpuff game at Fredericktown’s football stadium.
Freddie girls take to the gridiron

Lauren Davis and Ashlyn Shrimplin make for pretty good teammates. No matter what the sport.

Bill Davis/News Danville players Brice Berger (40), Tyler Mickley (27), Skyler Durbin (10), Trenten Sturgeon (22) and Corbin Hazen (2) celebrate after the final play in Friday’s Division VII regional final over Hannibal River.
Danville makes Final Four

For about three seconds, there was no signal.

Bill Davis/News Members of the Mount Vernon football team were honored at their annual banquet at the high school. Award winners were, from left, Ashton Fisher, Ohio Cardinal Conference Honorable Mention; Luke McKee, Spirit Award; Noah Hubbard, OCC Honorable Mention; Jaxon Gregory, OCC Second Team; Josh Egan, OCC First Team, OCC Scholar Athlete, Block of Granite Award; Logan Tate, OCC First Team, Spirit Award; Kaden Daniels, OCC Second Team; Isaiah Mickley, OCC Second Team; Jack Rummel, OCC Honorable Mention, Hardest Hitter Award; Hudson Dennis, Jacket Award; and Marcus Shellenbarger, OCC First Team, Hammer Award.
Mount Vernon football players receive special honors

When Josh Egan was awarded his varsity football letter, he turned and greeted each of the assistant coaches with hugs.

Blue Devils face tough test in regional final

The Danville Blue Devils football team has spent the week preparing for the Division VII Region 27 final against Hannibal River Pilots.