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Elliott different from Hyde, but that’s OK

COLUMBUS — Comparisons are inevitable at Ohio State.From the day he was recruited out of St. Louis in a spirited battle with Missouri, the alma mater of both his parents, Ezekiel Elliott was supposed to be the next Carlos Hyde, the next Beanie Wells, the next big thing at running back.While Elliott is a different type running back than Hyde who does different things, he appeared to send a message last Saturday night that he is ready to assume Hyde’s role as t...

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LHS stays league perfect

Creatures of habit.One of the fears of any coach is when his/her team comes across a lesser-skilled opponent, the squad will deviate from its usual way of executing and ‘play down’ to their athletic adversary.All season long, London High School volleyball coach Darrell Eades has reminded his players that the secret to success is consistency, no matter the match-up.His Red Raiders took those words to heart and made quick work of an over-matched Whit...

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Langermeier is ‘in the middle of everything’

Linebacker T.J. Langermeier and the Capital University football team thought they knew exactly what was coming when the Crusaders played host to Wilmington on Sept. 20. Last year, the Quakers had displayed a pass happy offense that gained over 355 yards through the air in a 25-21 loss to Capital.The five-foot-11, 205-pound senior quickly found out Wilmington was going to try something new this time around. The Quakers decision to rely on their ground game was met with mixed results...

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Athletic Bexley will test WJ

The high school football season is officially past the halfway point in the regular season and the West Jefferson Roughriders are just now getting their footing.“We’re continuing to grow,” West Jefferson coach Shawn Buescher said. “Our inexperienced guys are starting to find themselves, they’ve got some good reps under their belts and are starting to string things together.”West Jeff snapped a three-game losing streak last week with a ...

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End of season banquet

The London Middle School Club Golf Team recently held their end of season banquet at Cappy’s. The golf team consists of fifth through eighth graders from London and other districts. The team is coached by Susan Thompson and practices at National Road Golf Course in West Jefferson. Front row from left are: Cade Smith, Caleb Hughes, Nate Bell and Kayla Clinger; second row: Hayden Mitchell, Andy Fullmer, Briannah Hughes and Bella Swindall. Absent from the picture were Ashton Anders and Aid...

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County golfers come up short

It wasn’t hard to tell which of the two Madison County high school boys golfers competing in the Division II district tournament held Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Apple Valley Golf Course, had been in that pressure-packed environment before.The more than 20-shot difference between the two told you all you needed to know about how much experience. London junior Ethan Drummond posted a round of 84 to tie for 48th-place, while West Jefferson sophomore Drew Womble struggled to finish wi...

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OSU’s offense is rolling

COLUMBUS — Coaches. They’re never satisfied.After Ohio State rolled up 710 yards against Cincinnati last week, Urban Meyer had a question for Ohio State’s offense.“Coach Meyer was asking, ‘You got 700 yards, why didn’t we get 800?’ offensive tackle Darryl Baldwin said. “We did a lot of good things on offense but we know we can do even better than that.”

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Raiders sets their goal toward a cure

The London High School varsity girls soccer team will host Goal for a Cure on Thursday, Oct. 2 at London High School. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. against Mid-State League opponent, Grandview Heights.In order to raise money for breast cancer awareness, team members sold T-shirts to classmates, school staff and the community. They also sought donations from local businesses such as pledges for each goal scored during the game.

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WJYAA goes Pink

The West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association (WJYAA) is inviting members of the community to come out to Converse Park in West Jefferson on Saturday, Oct. 4, to help the organization support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.WJYAA will be hosting a complete day of youth football in the “Go Pink” celebration starting at 10 a.m. and running until 9 p.m. All football players and cheerleaders will be wearing pink.

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Eagles’ state dream comes true

For many high school athletic teams lofty preseason goals are nothing more than glorified dreams.Talk of state tournament participation and winning state titles can often be filed away with winning the lottery and one day being able to fly like a bird.But for the select few, those goals are very real and often attainable through hard work and dedication.The Madison-Plai...

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MP tops London 40-7 in JV action

The Madison-Plains Golden Eagles JV football team defeated the London Red Raiders Saturday, Sept. 27, by the score of 40-7.Cameron Near opened the scoring for the Eagles with a 1-yard touchdown run. Near also scored two-second quarter touchdown’s on runs of 10 and 6-yards. Plains’ Cody Redding also scored a third quarter touchdown on a 33-yard run.London finally got on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter on a 5-yard pass from Garrett Warner to Aaron Cremeens...

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