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mountvernonnews.com — COLUMBUS — Not many athletes get the opportunity to play against the defending national champion. Add in the fact it was a team you were a fan of growing up — and you got to play them in front of family and friends — and the level of excitement rises even more. McManaway and his North Greenville University (South Carolina) men’s volleyball team played their season opener against Ohio State, the two-time defending national champions.
mountvernonnews.com — HOWARD — Highland coach Chris Powell may call his defensive schemes a little goofy, but they are effective. The Scots held East Knox without a point for five minutes in the first quarter, opening up a lead they would never surrender, and they went on to beat the host Bulldogs, 59-50, in Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference boys basketball action Friday. “Our defense is a little unorthodox … even a little goofy. But, it pulls on our strengths as individuals and as a team,” Powell said.
mountvernonnews.com — DANVILLE — Danville Village Council pushed back a vote on electric and gas aggregation rates during a meeting Monday. The village had received one quote on electric rates and two on gas rates, but council, and Mayor Bob Dile, is still considering its options and wanted to wait a bit before nailing down a contract. The village contracts through Aspen Energy for its aggregation rates, but may look to the Ohio Municipal League for other options.