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Monday, March 30, 2020
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)
  • OHSAA limits attendance
    The OHSAA on Tuesday, following a recommendation from Gov. Mike DeWine, announced all indoor tournament events will continue, but with limited spectators in an effort to slow down the spread of coronavirus.
  • Muhlenkamp named all-Ohio
    Val Muhlenkamp, a Fort Recovery High School senior, was named to the Division IV All-Ohio third team Monday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association.
  • Bader, Vormohr help set record
    Jay County High School graduates Alex Bader and Anne Vormohr made up half of a school-record effort in the 200-yard freestyle relay for the Ball State University women’s swim team in the Mid-American Conference Championships at State University of New York at Buffalo.
  • Fort falters in sectional final
    Fort Recovery High School’s boys basketball team squandered two second-half leads and had a potential go-ahead basket with two seconds left miss the mark in a 32-30 loss to the Marion Local Flyers in the Division IV sectional final on Friday at Memorial High School.
  • Rangers topple top-seeded FR
    Gabel’s go-ahead 3-pointer gave the New Knoxville Rangers a two-point lead, and a last-second attempt at the potential game-tying bucket bounced off the rim as the Rangers upended the Fort Recovery girls basketball team, 46-44, in the Division IV district semifinal.
  • Cardinal cousins swim to BSU record books
    Three former Patriots, decorated at Jay County High School as swimmers, are now in the Cardinal record books.
  • Project expected to move forward
    FORT RECOVERY — A project to construct a new baseball/softball facility is expected to move forward.
  • Two Indians are all-MAC first team
    A pair of Indian boys made first team all-conference as the Midwest Athletic Conference named its 2020 boys basketball All-MAC squads.
  • Patriot boys open with bye
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Patriots will have to wait for a sectional opponent.
  • Indians put end to losing streak
    BERNE — The Indians followed seven straight wins with a three-game losing streak. That skid is now over.
  • McIntire zooms to Purdue top 10
    Bailey McIntire solidified himself as the best Starfire runner while at South Adams. He put himself among one of the top Boilermakers on Friday.
  • Gann earns MAC honor
    Gann, a 2007 Fort Recovery High School graduate and current coach of the Tribe girls basketball team, was named co-coach of the year by the Midwest Athletic Conference today.
  • FR swimmers 18th at district
    The Indians’ swim season came to a close Friday.
  • Champions at last!
    FORT RECOVERY — Katie Howell heaved a 3-pointer from the left corner but it missed the mark.
  • Defense dominates 'Dogs
    FORT RECOVERY — The Indians have a chance at history on Thursday. But first they had to get through the Bulldogs.
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