Archive for May, 2010
FAIRBORN — An impressive lightning display in the distance delayed the start of Highland's first ever trip to the regional softball tournament Thursday. But, it was nothing compared to the show the Scots put on once the game started.
MOUNT VERNON — For the third time in four years, the Mount Vernon High School boys volleyball team will be competing for a state title. The Yellow Jackets play the Centerville Elks on Saturday night in the Division I State Quarterfinals, confident that this could be their year.
The upcoming Atlantic hurricane season will likely be a busy one and may spawn as many as 23 named tropical storms, including up to seven major hurricanes, the U.S. government said Thursday. A hurricane might help break up the oil spill staining the Gulf of Mexico, but forecasters say the oil won’t affect significantly how tropical storms develop. They don’t know what kind of environmental hazards to expect, though there are fears that winds and waves could push the oil deeper into estuaries and wetlands _ possibly destroying the coastal marshes that act as a buffer against catastrophic storm surges.
An interactive featuring 20 burgers of summer showcasing photos, enticing recipes with downloadable pdfs, a history of the hamburger timeline along with cooking tips from AP Food Reporter J.M. Hirsch has been posted with the first four burger recipes available. The interactive will be updated weekly with fresh content.
MOUNT VERNON — A chase throughout the south end of Mount Vernon on Wednesday morning ended peacefully when the driver, trying to elude officers, pulled into a business.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Middle school students are discovering that keeping fit can be fun. Through a Carol White Physical Education Program grant, the old auxiliary gym has been transformed into a dedicated wellness room, full of age-appropriate exercise equipment.
DANVILLE — Keith Miller of Danville was named the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival Grand Marshal for this year's parade. The pinnacle of the festivities is the parade, which will take place on Saturday, June 19, at 5 p.m.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon High School's health policies and related programs have earned it a gold level rating in the 2009-10 Buckeye Best Healthy School "competition."
PICKERINGTON — Coming into the Division IV Softball Regional Semifinal, Danville coach Maryellyn Matheny kept telling her team that the game was going to come down to a big play here or there.
PICKERINGTON — The sultry track at Pickerington North High School was the end of the line for a lot of Mount Vernon High School's track and field athletes Wednesday afternoon.
MOUNT VERNON — A pair of high school athletes from Knox County, qualifying for the track and field regionals together in the same individual event would get plenty of attention.
MOUNT VERNON — Joseph Heindl Sr. has lived a life full of fire and determination. A life full of great friends and a tightly knit family. A life full of struggles, adventure and love.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon High School baseball team has hitters throughout its lineup. It has showed an offensive prowess this season, matched by very few.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon High School baseball coach Doug Savage is no stranger to playoff baseball. After nearly 22 years as a coach, he knows what it takes to win.
SPARTA — The Highland High School softball team is heading into uncharted waters.
SPARTA — A large, strong senior class can be vital when it comes to making a long run in the tournament. Those seniors show the underclassmen what to do when the going gets tough and keeps them focused on the ultimate goal.
MOUNT VERNON — A little piece of history will be returned to the family that created it.