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Teens competing this week at National High School Finals Rodeo

Tana Drew, of Malvern, earned a position on the Ohio National High School rodeo team and is competing this week in Lincoln, NE, in the 73rd annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR). A sophomore at Malvern Hornet Digital Academy, she is competing in girls cutting, breakaway roping and goat

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Alumni plans return to CHS for July 16 basketball fundraiser

Rosters are taking shape for the inaugural Carrollton Basketball Fundraiser Alumni Game. The games are scheduled to take place July 16 in the high school gym. Action begins at 6 p.m. with a girls alumni contest followed by the boys game. Those scheduled to play in the girls game as

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2021 football divisions, regions announced

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) announced the football region assignments for the upcoming 2021 season last week. The 10-week regular-season begins the week of August 16, with the top 16 schools in each region qualifying for the playoffs. Divisional assignments for the upcoming 2021-22 school year will remain

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Trap shooters impressive at state singles tournament

Coach pleased with performance High winds and rain greeted members of the Carrollton Shooting Club who participated in the State SCTP Trap Singles Tournament, held June 21 at the Cardinal Center in Morengo. “For the high winds and rain we had, all the kids did a great job!” commented Coach

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Local weightlifter sets national mark

Several area weightlifters recently competed in the World Raw Federation competition. Dustin Kempf set national records for the Open Abs 165 lbs. Sub Master with the following:  Squat, 540 lbs.; bench 308 lbs.; deadlift, 600 lbs.; for a total of 1,448 lbs. Mike Buckey won first in the 198 lbs. open.

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Pro Football Hall of Fame to host state football championships

The Ohio High School Athletic Association and Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday announced a three-year agreement for the Hall to host the state football championships in Canton. The games, across Ohio’s seven divisions, will be played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium beginning in 2021. Pro Football

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Trap shooters to participate in state tourney June 21

Several members of the Carrollton High School Shooting Club are slated to participate in the state SCTP Trap Singles Tournament at Cardinal Center in Marengo June 21. The list includes: Lane Barna, Richard Johnson, Cooper Haun, Grady Gansheimer, Mack Gansheimer, Paul Eshler, Kaylee Joseph, Wyatt Dolvin, Aiden McNutt, Dakota Ketchum, 

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Baker’s shot put toss holds up for state title

Adds two runner-up, one third place award in seated track events By Carol McIntire Editor Jacob Baker capped off his high school track and field career with a state championship and four All-Ohio certificates at Hilliard Darby High School Friday, June 4. The 2021 graduate won the seated shot put

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Warriors, Lions earn state track berths

By Carol McIntire, Editor Carrollton and Minerva each qualified a boys 4×100 and a girls 4×800 relay team to the Division II state track meet June 4 and 5 at Pickerington North High School. Carrollton’s 4×100 relay team includes sophomores Brock Smith and Nathan Baker, junior Austin Colletti and senior

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Division II Regional Track Results from May 27

Several area relay teams and a high jumper punched their tickets to the state track meet during the first day of the Division II regional track meet at Chillicothe May 27. The Minerva and Carrollton girls 4×800 relay teams qualified by placing second the third respectively. The Lions team of

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