Ryan, Sowards lead Lady Indians to easy win in season opener, 57-36 over Felicity Senior Profile: Wes Hayslip Justice off to hot start at VSU County boys’ squads on display in annual SHAC Preview Night ‘Operation Christmas Child’ collects 1,707 shoe boxes for needy children Two animal cruelty cases investigated in Adams County DP&L considers closing power-generating plants in county Holiday spirit makes an early appearance in Adams County Chester A Mann Jeffrey A Daley Sr Michael G Tincher DAR sponsors Good Citizen Award Ohio’s young hunters harvest nearly 6,000 deer during Youth Gun Season Senior Profile: Kayle Thomas Helen N Hiestand Rev Walter R Egnor Sr Betty Beam Jamie L Corrill Jeffrey L Heppard Edsel L Massey Jr It is time to stop and take time to give thanks on a special day Another year to be very thankful for Senior Profile: Savannah McCoy McCoy signs to continue golf career at SSU North Adams hosts SHAC Girls Preview DAR commemorates 50th anniversary of Vietnam War Historical Society honors veterans Star Wars routine leads Fancy Free Cloggers to ‘America’s Got Talent’ A Day at the Opera Eagle Creek draws community to Thanksgiving celebration Ward ekes out victory over Worley in county commissioner race Mary A Garman Ronald L Palmer Joseph S McClanahan II Emma O Hayslip Devils slip by Georgetown in Foundation Game Hupp, Hunter, Wolke named OSSCA Second Team All-State Senior Profile: Kain Turner Lady Devils romp in Foundation Game Oh, those aromas coming from Mom’s kitchen What Became My Biggest Project Deer gun season set to begin ‘Trees to Textbooks’ shares revenues with local schools and communities BREAKING NEWS Winchester’s Baxter wins Miss Ohio USA 2017 pageant Genny Elkins Pauline S Stevenson Donald E Lewis Sr Charlotte R Seaman Ruth Prater Bennie Skaggs Gertrude Swayne West Union High School hosts impressive Veterans Day ceremonies Peebles Elementary hosts ceremony to honor local veterans Duke Energy exits Killen and Stuart Plants GE Aviation hosts annual Veterans Day celebration Senior Profile: Logan Gordley Jeffrey A Brown Sr Peebles Library welcomes local author and survivor on Nov. 19 Homer C Eldridge Robert W Schomberg One Commissioner race too close to call in unofficial count Voters approve majority of county levies on Tuesday’s election ballot NAES Sixth Graders practice the democratic process Honoring one who gave the ‘last full measure of devotion’ Overcoming adversity, veteran of Iraq War opens local business Senior Profile: Ben Figgins Senior Profile: Macy Mullenix SHAC Basketball Previews are set for Nov. 18 and 25 Trio of local golfers finish careers with trip to the highest level of high school competition Peebles sophomore Jenny Seas finishes sixth in OHSAA state cross-country meet Upset win sends Trump to the White House ACRMC awarded plaque for 50 years of service Peebles Elementary releases Honor Roll for First Nine Week Grading Period BREAKING ELECTION NEWS! Senior Profile: Jordyn Kell Orlie H Kirker Military homecoming at NAES Second half spells doom as Greyhounds fall to Hillcrest 42-12 in finale Senior Profile: Sarah McFarland WU’s Horton will continue golf career at SSU Lady Devils’ season ends in heartbreak with 3-2 loss in District championship battle Christine R. Ritchey Operation Christmas Child begins Nov. 14 Mental Health levy on tomorrow’s ballot Wanda L. Nixon David Rogers Robert “Bobby” Leonard Keneth Waters Commissioner Worley seeks re-election Republican challenger vies for Commissioner’s seat Charles Cooper Thelma J White Kayleigh L Crothers AEP Ohio employees support Breast Cancer Awareness Month WUHS holds annual Beta Club and Honor Society inductions When Saturday mornings belonged to the kids of the house Senior Profile: Gloria Purdin Green-White Night, OHSAA Meeting at WUHS on Nov. 9

‘A’ League baseball season is underway in the county

West Union right hander Brandan Cornell delivers a pitch in the first inning of Saturday’s “A” league baseball game in Peebles. Cornell and the Dragons edged the Indians 2-1.
West Union right hander Brandan Cornell delivers a pitch in the first inning of Saturday’s “A” league baseball game in Peebles. Cornell and the Dragons edged the Indians 2-1.

West Union edges Peebles on a muggy Saturday night –

Story and photos by Mark Carpenter –

Always off to a late start because of the wait for the end of the high school baseball season, the Southern Ohio Youth League “A League” baseball season is now underway, with four teams quickly put together for a month of action

Peebles’ Lukas Rayburn makes contact with this swing in the first inning of Saturday night’s “A” baseball game. The contact resulted in a ground out to third base as Rayburn and the Indians dropped a 2-1 decision to West Union.
Peebles’ Lukas Rayburn makes contact with this swing in the first inning of Saturday night’s “A” baseball game. The contact resulted in a ground out to third base as Rayburn and the Indians dropped a 2-1 decision to West Union.

on the diamond. Teams from Peebles, West Union, Manchester, and Fayetteville make up this summer’s “A” league.
On a very muggy Saturday, June 11 in Peebles, two county teams battled it out at the Knothole Fields as Coach Kevin Behr and his Indians hosted the Dragons of West Union, who are coached by an alumni of the “A” league in Lance Holbrook.

The Dragons sent Brandan Cornell to the mound, matching up with Stephen Penn for Peebles in a game that turned out to be a pitcher’s duel. Cornell led off the game with a triple to right center and scored later on a Nathan Grooms single and the West Union made that first inning one-run lead stand up for a 2-1 victory.

 

Here is the remaining “A” League scheduled for the month of June

June 18: Peebles at West Union, Manchester at Fayetteville Games at 6 p.m.
June 20: Peebles at Fayetteville, Manchester at West Union Games at 6:30 p.m.
June 22: Fayetteville at West Union, Manchester at Peebles Games at 6:30 p.m.
June 25: West Union at Peebles, Fayetteville vs. Manchester (at WU) Games at 6 p.m.

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