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Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:36 AM

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OVAC Seeking Information on Participants of 1965 All-Star Game PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:54 AM

The OVAC is currently seeking information on the following people who participated in the 1965 All-Star game for a 50th reunion next year.

Participants include; Larry Datkuliak, River; Keith Norris, Beallsville; Michael Stora, Powhatan. Information is being sought for Queen of Queen participants as well, including: Sharon Arehart, Woodsfield; Joanne Susac, Powhatan.

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Monroe Athletes Named to NABC Honor Court PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:54 AM

Two Ohio Valley University basketball players have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2013-2014 Honors Court. OVU athletic director, Dennis Cox, has announced that OVU seniors Guiler Bettinger and Shane Highman, both of Woodsfield, Ohio were named to the distinctive list of 895 student-athletes from among 335 colleges and universities around the country this year. Both Guiler and Shane are 2011 graduates of Monroe Central High School.

“I am extremely proud of these young men and their accomplishments both on the court and in the classroom this past year,” said OVU head men’s basketball coach Mike Snell. They are dedicated student-athletes who demonstrate a high level of character and personal excellence on campus. I am grateful for the opportunity to coach and mentor these young men.”

Switzerland of Ohio Country Club Hosted First Girls H.S. Match PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, September 03, 2014 3:57 PM

On Monday, August 18, the Switzerland of Ohio Country Club in Beallsville hosted the first girls high school match in the history of the course since opening in 1957. The host Barnesville Shamrocks were victorious over Magnolia Sandy Valley and Dresden Tri-Valley. Pictured are the participants.

Several Blue Devils, Seminoles, Pilots Named to OVAC All-Conference Academic PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:35 PM

Announced on Aug. 7 was the 2013-14 OVAC All-Conference Academic Team. All schools in the OVAC were asked to submit the names of any student/athlete who fit the following criteria: be in grades 9-12, earn a 3.8 gpa or higher on a 4.0 scale, participate in at least one varsity sport.

The certificates for each student-athlete were to be presented to the athletic directors of each school at the mandatory OVAC meeting on Wed., Aug. 13.

The program is sponsored by Ohio University Eastern. Honored students who choose to attend OUE receive a scholarship that pays half of their tuition. The scholarship is renewable for their sophomore year as long as grades are maintained.

Following are members of the 2013-14 OVAC All-Conference Academic Team from the three Monroe County high schools: