Three Wins for Sullivan Softball Team

•April 19, 2017•

By Jason Brown
NP Sports

The Sullivan softball team finished the week with a 3-2 record.

The Redskins defeated Central A&M, Arcola and Shelbyville and lost to Clinton and Monticello.

Central A&M Friday

Irie Dulin recorded four RBIs on two hits to help the Bulldogs overtake the Raiders 14-9 in an error filled game. Sullivan scored seven runs in the first inning and two in the second to take an early lead and did not look back.

Jordan Bassett, Brook Tuttle and Dulin each had two hits. Bassett also had two RBIs. Madison Wall pitched seven innings and struck out four. The Raiders made eight errors while Sullivan had four.

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SOV Boys’ Track Takes Top Spots in Macon County

•April 19, 2017•

The Sullivan-Okaw Valley boys’ track and field team competed in two meets this past week.

Thursday, the Redskins competed in the 13-team Macon County meet.

Several Redskins finished in the top three spots in their finals.

Jadon Nuzzo won the pole vault at 13 foot 1 inch, and Logan Pedigo followed in second at 12 feet and 1 inch.

Payton Westjohn won his finals heat with a time of 24.98, while Luke Bowman and Cullen Dyer were second and third in the heats.

Dyer also placed third in his finals head in the 400 meter at 1:00.93. Read More

Knights’ Bats were Swinging at Bronco Game

•April 19, 2017•

By Jason Brown
NP Sports

The Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond baseball team finished the week 1-2 with a win against Cerro Gordo/Bement and losses to Heritage and Arcola.

Wednesday, the Knights scored 14 runs in the first inning to defeat the Broncos 21-4. Marcus Vanausdoll drove in six runs and scored three runs on three hits and a walk.

Lucas Otto had four RBIs and scored two runs on three hits, and Derek Rhodes tallied three RBIs and two runs scored. Kirk Herschberger drove in two runs and scored three, and Shandon Herschberger scored three runs on two hits and a walk. Read More

ALAH Shuts Out CG/Bement

•April 19, 2017•

The Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond softball team shut out Cerro Gordo/Bement 8-0 Wednesday.

The Knights scored a run in the first inning, two in the third, two in the fourth and one in the sixth.

Logan Kauffman scored two runs on two hits, and Reagan Miller tallied three hits, a run scored and two RBIs. Read More

ALAH Boys’ Track Gets Three Top Spots

•April 19, 2017•

The Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond boys’ track and field team competed in the Fisher Invitational Thursday, April 13.

The following Knights placed in the top three spots in their final heats.

Jordan Miller ran the 800-meter run in 2:13.39 for first place, and Mitchell Bernius triple jumped 36 feet and 1 inch for second place. Read More

OV Baseball Dominates Opponents of the Week

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Ethan Macklin pitches against Cerro Gordo at Bethany Friday morning.

•April 19, 2017•

The Okaw Valley baseball team dominated in four wins by defeating each opponent by 10 runs or more this week.

The Timberwolves defeated Arcola, Shelbyville, Cerro Gordo and Neoga.

Arcola Monday

After taking a 3-point lead in the third inning, the Timberwolves scored three runs in the fourth, sixth and seventh innings for a 12-2 win. OV totaled 12 hits and played errorless in the field.

In the first inning, OV scored when Connor Cloyd singled with two outs.

In the seventh, singles by Garrett Fritz and Tanner Coleman and an error scored the runs. Taylor Coleman earned the win. He pitched six innings, allowing two runs on three hits. He struck out five.

Coleman, Cloyd, Fritz, and Hagerman each collected multiple  hits. Fritz went 2-for-5 with four RBIs.

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Okaw Valley Softball Team Wins Two for the Week

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Grace Harlin catches the ball before tagging the runner against Cerro Gordo Friday.

•April 19, 2017•

By Jason Brown
NP Sports

The Okaw Valley softball team finished the week 2-2 with wins against Arcola and Cerro Gordo/DeLand-Weldon and losses to Heyworth and Meridian.

Monday against Arcola, Maddie Perrine shut out the Purple Riders 5-0, striking out 14 batters.

OV scored three runs in the first inning and tacked on a run in the third and fourth innings.

Paige Coleman, Paige Robinson and Grace Harlin each recorded two hits, and Paige Robinson and Natalie Jeffers each drove in a run.

The Timberwolves played errorless ball in the field.

Against Cerro Gordo/DeLand-Weldon Friday, the Timberwolves scored four runs in the fourth inning to take a 6-1 lead.

OV scored two more in the sixth for the 8-3 win. Read More

Sullivan Baseball Wins Two for the Week

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Crossfire
Bryce Farris prepares for hot throw from Tommy Schibur in weekend Redskin action.

•April 19, 2017•

By Jason Brown
NP Sports

The Sullivan baseball team finished the week 2-3 with wins against Clinton and Arcola and losses to Altamont, Central A&M and Shelbyville.

Clinton Monday

It took eight innings, but the Redskins defeated Clinton 4-3 on a walk off single by Jon Gavin. Sullivan bookended scores with two runs in the first and two in the eighth. Gavin was 2-for-4, and Tommy Schibur was 2-for-3.

Schibur pitched six innings and allowed one earned run on two hits and five walks. He struck out four. Queintan Britton pitched two innings and struck out two. He allowed one earned run on four hits and no walks.

Arcola Wednesday

Sullivan scored two runs in the first inning, five runs in the third and two runs in the fifth for a 10-0 win.

Sullivan recorded 13 hits and played errorless ball in the field.

Zach Sowers tallied three hits and three RBIs. Brett Tuttle and Schibur each had two hits, and Britton knocked in two runs. Sowers pitched seven innings and struck out five.  Read More

Three Win Weekend for Okaw Valley Timberwolves

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Knights’ Cody Miller slides into second out, while the Timberwolves’ Hayden Francisco completes the double play in Friday action.

•April 12, 2017•

By Jason Brown
NP Sports

The Okaw Valley baseball team picked up three more wins and improved its record to 10-1 overall and 2-0 in the Little Okaw Valley Conference.

this past week.

The Timberwolves defeated Argenta­ Oreana Monday, Greenfield Saturday and Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond Friday.

Against ALAH, OV busted the game open early, scoring seven runs in the top of the first inning.

The Timberwolves added a run in the third inning, two in the fourth, and two more in the fifth for the final 12-0 score.

Tanner Coleman got the win. He pitched three innings and gave up five hits of scoreless ball. He struck out and walked two.

Hayden Francisco pitched two innings and struck out one. Read More

Top Finishes for Five Knights at Invite

•April 12, 2017•

Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond boys’ track team hosted the 15-team ALAH Boys Invite April 7.

Five Knights finished in the top three spots.

Logan Hall won the 1,600 meter run with a time of 4:21.26, and Austin Romine followed in second at 4:49.44. Read More