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Thursday, August 11, 2022
Pointing Patch
Jay County and Fort Recovery high schools split games Saturday, with the Indians winning the girls game 41-24 in the afternoon and the Patriots taking the boys game 32-30 in the evening. Pictured, FRHS girls coach Brian Patch points while giving instructions to his team. (The Commercial Review/Chris Schanz)
  • FRHS?third in county
    CELINA, Ohio — Through two events, Eli Lennartz has been the team leader.

  • Thwaits on scoreless streak
    FORT WAYNE — A former Indian has found his groove with the TinCaps.

  • Thwaits tosses perfect inning
    COMSTOCK PARK, Michigan — Nick Thwaits tossed a perfect inning. But by the time he was in the game, it was out of reached.
  • FR teams shift divisions
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Some Indians will be moving up. Others are moving down.
  • FR girls defeat South Adams
    BERNE — Emily Boeckman, Makenna Huelskamp and Joelle Kaup each won three events Thursday to lead the Fort Recovery Eels summer swim team as the girls knocked off host South Adams 296-253.
  • Make it three
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — It had already been a historic state meet for the Indians. They walked away with two medals on the opening day Friday. On Saturday, a senior zipped around the track to make it three.
  • Multiple medalists
    Rammel comes up big on final try for third in shot put; Pearson places seventh for Fort Recovery in the long jump
  • Fort contenders
    All four Indians are in the mix to earn a state medal; Pearson, Rammel could challenge for the top of the podium
  • Clutch championship
    TROY, Ohio — Mara Pearson’s uniform was still soaking wet. Wet sand was still clinging to her legs. But her face? It was beaming.
  • Back to state
    Regional runner-up finish in shot put earns Fort Recovery’s Rammel a return trip to state
  • Two win district titles
    Francis, Pearson lead group of 10 who advanced
  • Fort Recovery falls in district final
    WAPAKONETA, Ohio — The Indians struck first. They recorded more hits.
  • Perry knocks Tribe from tourney
    LIMA, Ohio — The Indians couldn’t hold the lead. And when they tried to rally, they came up short.
  • FR ousts No. 6 ’Cats
    WAPAKONETA, Ohio — The Indians trailed. But they had been in that position before.
  • Francis powers Indians in MAC
    MINSTER, Ohio — Abbie Francis anchored the Indians on their way to one championship. The she earned a title of her own.
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