Facebook – a growing marketplace for local entrepreneurs When kids know best Giving some love to those dog days Junior Fair BBQ again a big success Beulah B James Senior Profile: Josie Myers Lady Indians place second at Ohio Classic in Hillsboro MVCA dominates Greyhounds in 45-0 triumph For Lady Devils, SHAC streak goes to 55 matches 9/11: Sixteen years later Gertrude Gibson Defender Bowl coming Sept. 16 Joyce A Walker Virginia R Young Senior Profile: Abby Campton West Union hosts 2017 Dragon Run New gridiron history begins for Peebles Trout, fire, and blueberry fields forever Senior Profile: Baylee Justice Lady Devils win SHAC thriller at Eastern Brown From Blue Creek to the Beaneaters Tough loss for Greyhounds in season opener Turning tragedy into hope What we learn from failure Absolutely had to get the wrinkles out Frances S Kidder Leo Trotter 41st Bentonville Festival set to begin Sept. 8 Winchester celebrates its history during three-day street fair Cruisefest returning to streets of Peebles Blue Creek- a community in transition honors its history and heritage Cuteness Galore – Winchester Homecoming Festival Baby Show Ronnie L Day Cast your vote for the Adams County Fairgrounds Nelson E Atkinson Ryan L Colvin Richard Tackett William L Tadlock Penny Pollard Wendell Beasley West Union soccer drops pair at Mason County Lady Indians go down in straight sets Senior Profile: Michael Gill Senior Profile: Katie Sandlin Royals dominate in big win over North Adams Dragons continue County Cup domination Archaeology Day returns to Serpent Mound Hourglass Quilt Square is back up again Manchester family hosts International Guests History, farming, and family- the bedrock of Cherry Fork’s community Bus drivers, emergency responders prepare for coming school year Working up a real good sweat What’s behind the motive? Rondal R Bailey Jr Thelma J Yates She’s all grown up now Scott A Yeager Soccer talent on display at 2017 SHAC preview Baseball community mourns the loss of Gene Bennett Winchester Homecoming Festival is Aug 25-27 Eleanor P Tumbleson Felicity man killed in Ohio River boating accident WUHS golfers take Portsmouth Invitational It was pretty cold that day Volleyball kicks off with SHAC Preview Night Young awarded Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship One Mistake Senator Portman visits GE Test Facility in Peebles Adams County school districts facing some major challenges for the coming year Family, friends, and roots: the ties that bind residents of one Adams County village What is your strength? Just the chance to take a look back Ronnie L Wolford Dale J Marshall Herbert Purvis Great American Solar Eclipse coming Aug. 21 BREAKING NEWS: West Union wins fifth consecutive County Cup Wallace B Boden John L Fletcher Lady Indians golfers learning the links North Adams, West Union golfers open 2017 seasons This Labor Day, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Blanton announces candicacy for Court of Appeals Local student attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders MHS welcomes new principal Made in America When it feels like you’re spinning plates Bonfires and “building” a farm Lady Devils looking to take that next step 50 years of Bengal memories Ag Society delivers donation to Dragonfly Foundation Young Memorial Scholarship awarded to a pair of local seniors ‘Musical passion is in his blood’ Naylor named NAHS Principal Boldman retiring after 17 years as Homeless Shelter director Manchester concludes another River Days celebration Drug Treatment vs. Prison James R Brown Bobby Lawler Jr Adams County man charged with killing estranged girlfriend

Dragons still up after Round 2 of SHAC

Round Two of the 2015 Southern Hills Athletic Conference Boys Golf Tournament is in the books and Coach Carl Schneider and his West Union Dragons still hold on to the top spot, increasing their margin over second place North Adams with a strong performance on Sept. 17 at their home course, the nine holes of the Adams County Country Club.

The second day also saw a change in position at the top of the individual leader board as West Union’s Craig Horton took over the top spot, replacing teammate Eli Fuller. The final two rounds of the tourney promise to be exciting as there are no less than five golfers within four strokes of the individual lead.

On Thursday at the ACCC, Horton took medalist firing a 33 to pace all the golfers on the course and give him a two-day total of 74, two strokes better than teammate Elijah McCarty, who shot a 34 on his home course to make the jump in the standings. West Union also got a 37 from Jacob Pell plus a 41 from Tyler Fowler and 43 from Fuller to tally a team score for round two of 145.

Second place North Adams was paced on day two by Noah Lung’s nine hole total of 36, followed by Corey McClellan at 40, Patrick England at 42, Bryant Lung at 47, and Colt Shumaker at 47. The Devils posted a team total of 164 and lost 19 strokes to first-place West Union.

Lurking within those four strokes of Horton’s lead are McCarty at 76, and three golfers at 78, Eastern’s Jordan Johnson, Lynchburg’s Zach Blankenship, and Ripley’s Dylan Phillips.

Round three of the SHAC Boys Tourney was played on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at the Whiteoak Golf Course and the final round is set for Thursday, Sept. 23 at Hilltop Golf Course.

TEAM STANDINGS AFTER TWO ROUNDS:

West Union 311, North Adams 343, Lynchburg 364, Fairfield 383, Eastern 387, Ripley 405, Manchester 406, Whiteoak 424

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WU’s Horton takes over individual lead

By Mark Carpenter

mcarpenter@civitasmedia.com

Reach Mark Carpenter at 937-544-2391 on on Twitter @adamscosports.

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