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  • Club Soccer

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    Goalkeeper Bryant Pratt of the Ohio Premier Green U16 boys soccer team awaits a shot during practice June 16 at Ohio Wesleyan. OP Green is participating in the Midwest Regional Cup beginning Friday, June 24, in Westfield, Indiana.

    Area teams primed for Midwest Regional Cup

    The 216 club soccer teams competing in the Midwest Regional Cup have so little room for error that even a tie in pool play can end the chances of playing for a championship.
Cross Country

OHSAA approves postseason changes

When the Ohio High School Athletic Association began combining boys and girls enrollments to determine postseason divisions for cross country in 2013, one of the coaches who expressed disappointed in the decision was Watterson’s Matt McGowan.
Football

Licking County squad unites for all-star game

Even after the first day of practice, Jeff Severino could see the makings of team unity.
Baseball

Astros select Dawson in MLB draft

For as poised and joyous as Ronnie Dawson is while playing baseball, he was a little unnerved when he was the guest of honor at a party thrown by Ohio State teammate Nick Sergakis on June 9.

Morelli succeeds Rose as Watkins Memorial AD

Adam Rose has stepped down as athletics director at Watkins Memorial High School to become dean of students at Newark.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Jordan wins 3,200 to cap prep career

Andrew Jordan capped his track and field career at Watkins Memorial High School by winning the 3,200 meters in the Division I boys state meet held June 3 and 4 at Ohio State.
Prep Notes

Area athletes, teams capture state titles

Celebrations came in three sports for Licking County high school programs during the first weekend of June.

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