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Boosters hosting memorial 5K color run

Posted on: September 22, 2016

The Little Miami Track and Field Association will host the first-ever #MarissaSmiles 5K color run on Sunday, Oct. 23 in the memory of an LM student who passed away this summer. Marissa Frederick is remembered by family and friends as a warm and engaging

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Ungruhe, Kilburn recognized by Wendy's

Posted on: December 20, 2016

There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and within the community. Wendy’s High School Heisman program recently recognized Little Miami seniors Jacob Ungruhe

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Huffman carrying on a family tradition

Posted on: December 12, 2016

Today’s Little Miami athletes continue to build a tradition of excellence. During the 2016 fall sports season, the Little Miami men’s cross country and women’s soccer teams brought home conference championships, the seventh and eighth

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Men's hoops ready to take on SWOC

Posted on: November 27, 2016

Two returning varsity starters --including one of the Southwest Ohio Conference's top scorers -- will be leading the Little Miami men’s varsity basketball team this season, giving the team some critical game experience on the court. Seniors

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LM bowling experiencing resurgence

Posted on: November 27, 2016

Although it doesn't always get all of the attention, Little Miami's bowling program has produced some outstanding athletes. In recent memory, both Gavin Vires (class of 2015) and Kay Rothermund (Class of 2016) have competed in post-season play, with Vires

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LM Academic Team climbing back on top

Posted on: November 27, 2016

At the end of last season, the Little Miami academic team found themselves in unfamiliar territory: second place. Since the beginning of the Southwest Ohio Conference, the Panthers either owned or shared the league title every year. But after coming under

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Canos chasing Olympic dreams

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Can a game learned in gym class lead to the Olympics? For one Little Miami student, that may just be the case. When Drew Canos was in 8th grade at Little Miami Junior High School, he was introduced to archery in physical education class. HisPins Archery

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Men's golfers earn SWOC accolades

Posted on: November 5, 2016

Several golfers on the Little Miami men's golf team earned recognition from the Southwest Ohio Conference for an outstanding season. Senior Dante Losurdo was named first team, all-conference (ranked third in the league with a 39.28 average), as was fellow

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Boulton named Coach of the Year

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Despite a great season by any measure, the Southwest Ohio Conference title eluded the Lady Panther volleyball team for one more year. Coach Mason Boulton and his squad were nearly unbeatable this fall, racking up a 10-2 SWOC record, 17-7 overall. In fact,

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Patten leads Panther football to improved record

Posted on: November 4, 2016

The Little Miami Panthers football team did not meet with all of the success they had hoped for in the 2016 season, but there are few who think that the team did not make tremendous progress. New Head Coach Nate Mahon had an uphill battle in getting

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Men's soccer earns SWOC honors

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Little Miami's men's soccer team fell short of defending their 2015 Southwest Ohio Conference title this year, but team members still turned in some outstanding performances on the pitch. Coach Kyle Smiddy's squad racked up a 7-6-5 overall record, and

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Women's soccer racks up awards

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Awards continue to roll in for the Southwest Ohio Conference champion Lady Panther's soccer team. Head Coach Kim Koterba has been named SWOC Coach of the Year and sophomore Eva Kiper was named Athlete of the Year. The Lady Panthers clinched the

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Men's CC takes the district title

Posted on: October 22, 2016

In waning years of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference and the first few of the Southwest Ohio Conference, Little Miami cross country amounted to little more than a low rumble. Now, cross country has gone from a rumble to a roar. The Panthers won the

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Anderson dominates on the court

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Sometimes the freshmen make the splash! The Little Miami women’s tennis team has several seniors who have had top-notch seasons this year, but freshman Cameryn Anderson has been a stand-out. Anderson has dominated third singles with 20-2 record

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This Week in Sports, Oct. 3, 2016

Posted on: October 3, 2016

This Week in Sports, Oct. 3, 2016 Football is now 2-3 Volleyball is 7-1 in the league (First place) Men’s soccer is 1-1 in SWOC, 5-4-2 overall Women’s soccer is 5-0 in the SWOC, and 12-1 overall (First in SWOC) Men’s Golf in

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Patten named Primetime Performer

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Little Miami sophomore running back Lucas Patten was selected the Beacon Orthopedics Primetime Performer for the week of Sept. 27 after his outstanding performance during the Talawanda game. Patten racked up 372 yards on 32 carries and scored five

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Golf takes on Kings in 'Battle for the Stix' Oct. 5

Posted on: September 28, 2016

For Little Miami, no matter what the conference, Kings will probably always be one of the district's great rivalries. And knowing that makes the upcoming Oct. 5 men's golf match all the more interesting. Dubbed the "Battle for the Stix" by LM head coach Pam

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Men's XC takes 2nd at Bellbrook

Posted on: September 27, 2016

The Little Miami men's cross country team brought home the second place trophy at the Bellbrook Invitational on Sept. 23. Junior Dawson Paul finished 4th overall (17:13) and senior Ryan Honkomp finished 9th (17:47) on a tough course. Little Miami had five

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Women's soccer closing in on SWOC title

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Updated Oct. 5 The Little Miami women's soccer team clinched the Southwest Ohio Conference championship on Oct. 4 with a 4-1 win over Edgewood to finish 6-0-0 in the league. Sophomore Eva Kiper has re-written the scoring record books this season and now

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JH open gyms & try-outs announced

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Schedules have been released for both for Little Miami Junior High girls and boys basketball open gyms and tryouts.  All try-outs and open gyms will be at the junior high gym. Girls Try-Outs: Nov. 1-2, 6-8 p.m.Girls Open Gyms: Begin Oct.

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This Week in Sports Sept. 12

Posted on: September 12, 2016

This Week in Sports for the week of Sept. 12, 2016 Little Miami teams are going strong! FootBall is 2-1, Volleyball is 2-1 in the league, 5-3 overall, Men’s Soccer is 2-1-1, Women’s Soccer is 2-0 in the SWOC, and 6-1 overall, Men’s Golf in

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Women's tennis off to early success

Posted on: September 7, 2016

For the past four years, the Little Miami women’s tennis program has been rebuilding but solid. Under the leadership of head coach Mark Lapille, the team has finished anywhere from second to fifth in the Southwestern Ohio Conference since 2012. With

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This Week in Sports, Sept. 2

Posted on: September 2, 2016

The fall sports season is in full swing. Here's what we have so far: Women’s soccer: JV 2-0-1, V 3-1 Men’s soccer: JV 2-1, V 1-0-1 Women’s Golf: 1-4 Tennis: 5-2, 2-0 in SWOC Volleyball: 4-1, 1-0 SWOC, Football looking to pick up

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Have you re-enrolled for Kroger Rewards?

Posted on: August 29, 2016

The Little Miami Athletic Boosters are encouraging Little Miami families to enroll -- or re-enroll -- in the the Kroger Community Rewards program. The Kroger Community Rewards program is a direct refund of monies determined by participation. Kroger kicks

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This Week in Sports Aug. 26, 2016

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Here is your This Week in Sports for Aug. 26, 2016. Football beat Aiken in the Jamboree, volleyball opened up with a win over Clinton Massie, men’s soccer defeated Glen Este in their season opener, our cross country team did amazing at their pre-season

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Get your 2016-2017 season passes now!

Posted on: August 19, 2016

The 2016-2017 school year has begin and it is time to order your Little Miami Athletics Season Pass! Season passes allow entry into all home high school and junior high athletic events (excluding tournament games). Download the season pass

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This Week in Sports Aug. 18, 2016

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Welcome Back! Our Meet the Team Night is tomorrow with the band parent performance. We will start at 6 p.m. with Meet the Team and have Brayden’s jersey retiring immediately following. The band will perform to conclude the activities. Jamboree

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Still time to order tees & support LM athletics

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Order a t-shirt for your favorite fall sport and help support Little Miami athletics. The Little Miami Athletic Department is sponsoring an online t-shirt sale for fall season sports. The sale has been extended through Sept. 27. T-shirts may be picked up at

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It's on! Jamboree Game Friday Aug. 19

Posted on: August 17, 2016

Come out and help kick off the 2016 football season at the Jamboree Game on Friday, Aug. 19 at Hi-Five Field.

The Panthers will take on Aiken, with JV/freshmen beginning at 5 p.m. and varsity starting at 7 p.m.

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Losurdo, Wood to lead LM men's golf

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Two seniors will play key roles in the success of the Little Miami men’s golf team this season, as the Panthers look to take the league title and more. Coach Pam Rothermund, in her second year as head coach, said seniors Dante Losurdo and Noah Wood

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Lady Panther volleyball team dedicating season to teammate

Posted on: August 16, 2016

  Updated Sept. 28 The Lady Panthers volleyball team handed undefeated Talawanda their first loss Tuesday, Sept. 27, tying up both teams with a 6-1 record and giving Little Miami a share of the Southwest Ohio Conference lead.  Both teams

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Men's soccer looking to defend their SWOC title

Posted on: August 16, 2016

In many ways, the word “repeat” has a negative connotation: Why would you want to do the same thing over and over? But Little Miami men’s soccer team would beg to differ. They would like to repeat last season’s Southwest Ohio

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Cross country eyeing SWOC title

Posted on: August 15, 2016

In waning years of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference and the first few of the Southwest Ohio Conference, Little Miami cross country amounted to little more than a low rumble. The Panthers fielded strong individual runners, including FAVC runner of the year

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Meet the Team Night Aug. 18

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Don’t miss the opportunity to come out and meet all of the Little Miami fall sports athletes at Meet the Team night on Thursday, Aug. 18. This year’s event will be a special one as Meet the Team Night is combined with the annual LM Marching Band

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LM football anticipating solid season

Posted on: August 15, 2016

The next chapter for Little Miami football is waiting to be written. After going 3-27 in the last three seasons, the Little Miami Panthers are more than ready to be winners. New head football coach Nate Mahon says he knew he was coming into a program that

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Kilgore selected for national lacrosse team

Posted on: July 5, 2016

While some families were preparing for the holiday weekend by stocking up on hot dogs and soda, a Little Miami family was chasing a dream on the east coast. Rising freshman Sydney Kilgore and her family were in Baltimore on July 1, to watch Sydney play in

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LM Soccer Fest July 30-31

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Mark your calendar to join in the fun during the third annual Little Miami Soccer Fest on the weekend of July 30-31. This pre-season high school tournament will feature boys and girls teams at both the varsity and junior varsity levels. Check out the

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Men's, women's golf meeting July 6

Posted on: June 30, 2016

New or returning golfers interested in the 2016-2017 men's and women's Little Miami High School golf teams should attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, July 6th at 7 p.m. in room 403 at the high school. The OHSAA required slide show will be shown as

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Lady Panthers named to all-SWOC teams

Posted on: May 25, 2016

To put the topper on a great softball season, four Little Miami players were named to all-conference teams. Junior Alecia Kemp was named first team, all-Southwest Ohio Conference and turned in strong offensive performances all year. She finished the season

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Seniors earn baseball SWOC honors

Posted on: May 25, 2016

The men’s Panther baseball team was looking for leadership from its seniors this spring and they got just what they were hoping for. Three Little Miami seniors were selected for all-Southwest Conference honors after the team finished third the league

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Summer camps announced

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Brush up on your skills in your favorite sport this summer at a Little Miami summer sports camp. Check out the dates and times here: Lady Panthers Basketball Camp LM Intro to Lacrosse Clinic LM Summer Golf Clinic LM Youth Baseball Camp LM Youth

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Golf outing coming July 17

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Save the date for the annual golf outing hosted by the Little Miami Football Boosters, to be held Sunday, July 17 at 1:30 p.m. at Majestic Springs Golf Course. Cost is $75 per player. See the informational flier for registration and sponsorship

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Lacrosse coming in 2016-17

Posted on: May 1, 2016

Four new teams of Panther athletes will take the field next year after the Little Miami Board of Education approved adding lacrosse as a varsity sport next spring. The board voted during the Apr. 25 meeting for the district to sponsor four teams, boys and

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Youth football to host Bray Bowl Aug. 7

Posted on: April 29, 2016

A local sports organization is pulling together a brand new event to celebrate the memory of a special Panther athlete. The Little Miami Youth Football & Cheer organization will host the first Bray Bowl on Aug. 7, 2016 in memory of Brayden Thornbury, the

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Sports physicals set for May 19

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Reconstructive Orthopedics will be offering sports physicals for the 2016-17 school year on Thursday, May 19 from 6:30-9 p.m. at Little Miami High School. These physicals meet the OHSAA requirements for participation in junior high and high school

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Lykins signs to play with Thomas More

Posted on: April 28, 2016

A Little Miami athlete will soon be trading his green and gold for blue and white. Little Miami senior football player Dusty Lykins committed to play football this week at Thomas More College. Lykins is a three-time varsity letterman for the Panthers

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LM men's tennis reborn

Posted on: April 28, 2016

When you start from “square one,” is that a positive thing or a negative one? To the Little Miami men’s tennis team, starting from scratch means the only place to go is up. Since the birth of the Southwest Ohio Conference in 2012, Little

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LM cheer try-outs May 14

Posted on: April 19, 2016

The Little Miami High school cheer program will not only be the great game day cheerleaders fans have come to love but for the coming year, the cheer squads will be a building/stunting program as well.   High school and junior high cheer

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Panther basketball program wins grant

Posted on: April 18, 2016

The Panthers basketball program is one of only four in the state of Ohio that recently received financial support from national insurance company. The LMHS basketball program received the Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from California Casualty to help

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Barnhill Baseball Classic May 7

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Come out and cheer on the Little Miami Panther varsity baseball team as they take on rival Kings High School in the first Kevin C. Barnhill Coaches Baseball Classic on Saturday, May 7 at 11 a.m. at the Barnhill Championship Field at Testerman Park,

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This Week in Sports Apr. 18, 2016

Posted on: April 18, 2016

This Week in Sports, Apr. 18, 2016 Baseball: Baseball wins four in row this week in fine fashion, beating Edgewood 4-3 in the bottom of the 7th inning with a bases-loaded walk by Luke Patten and Chris Ballard picking up the win. The Panthers also

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Men's track aiming high this season

Posted on: April 11, 2016

When Little Miami cross country coach Eric Bond came over to coach boys’ track this season, he brought with him the same calculated approach to success that drove cross country finish just three points shy of a Southwest Ohio Conference

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This Week in Sports, Apr. 4, 2016

Posted on: April 5, 2016

Your spring sports season update for the week of Apr. 4, 2016: Baseball: Men's varsity baseball has had some stiff competition to start the season. They are off to a 1-3 start. Softball: Women's varsity are 1-2 currently with a tough loss to Kings

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Academic Team moves to post-season

Posted on: April 1, 2016

At one point in life, everyone runs across that one super-smart kid who knows nearly everything and seems to be destined for greatness. But what happens when you pull together a team of super-smart kids? What would they be capable of? For the

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LM athletes named Academic All-Conference

Posted on: March 29, 2016

Congratulations to more than 40 Little Miami winter athletes who have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement. The students listed below have earned Southwest Ohio Conference Academic All-Conference awards for the winter season. Student-athletes

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Panther Fun Run coming Apr. 3

Posted on: March 18, 2016

The Little Miami Athletic Boosters will host its second annual Panther Run on Sunday, Apr. 3. Participants will start and finish at Little Miami High School and the route will take participants along the Little Miami Scenic Trail. Registration begins at 10

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Panthers ready to dominate on the diamond

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Returning several starters and having a college commit in the lineup has Little Miami’s varsity head baseball coach ready for the spring season and for a Southwest Ohio Conference championship. Coach Matt Craig said the Panthers are looking to bring

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Lady Panthers bringing the bats to 2016 season

Posted on: March 8, 2016

With a solid core of starters returning from last season plus fresh pitching talent, the Little Miami varsity softball team is poised for a strong spring season. Head Coach Mary Von Bargen said this year’s squad would have a key group of seniors to get

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Lady Panthers make all-conference teams

Posted on: March 7, 2016

To put the topper on a terrific women’s basketball season, three Little Miami players have been named to Southwest Ohio Conference teams. Junior Maddie Huffman was named to the first team, all-conference for putting up great numbers all year, including

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Christman, Johnson named All-District

Posted on: March 7, 2016

Two Little Miami men’s basketball players have been named members of the 2015-2016 Southwest All-District basketball team. Senior Cole Christman and junior Alex Johnson were both named honorable mentions to the All-District team after leading the

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LM athletes named to All-SWOC teams

Posted on: March 7, 2016

The spring sports season is getting ready to kick off, but not until Little Miami winter athletes pile up accolades for last season. Bowling Senior Kay Rothermund took women's bowling to the next level as she turned in strong performances all season for the

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This Week in Sports Feb. 16, 2016

Posted on: February 16, 2016

Here is your This Week in Sports report for Feb. 16, 2016: Academic Team: The Academic Team swept Mt. Healthy with the varsity winning with scores of 66-27 and 52-39!  The reserve team also won 53-34. With these victories, the varsity team is 11-3

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Football meeting rescheduled

Posted on: February 9, 2016

Students interested in playing football next season: Make plans to attend the Parent and Player meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in the LMHS Cafeteria. This is a new date and time due to the Feb. 9 snow day. This meeting includes

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Basketball post-season tickets on sale

Posted on: February 9, 2016

The long-awaited Kings make-up game will happen in a different context this season: The only thing standing between the Panthers and a trip to the second round of the OHSAA tournament are the Knights. Little Miami will play Kings in first-round action on

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This Week in Sports Jan. 19, 2016

Posted on: January 19, 2016

Your winter athletic season updates for Jan. 19, 2015: Academic Team: The LM Academic Team split with Talawanda with a 50-46 win and a 59-52 loss. The team is now 6-2 in the SWOC. Bowling: The women's varsity bowling team lost to Mount Healthy by

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Baseball, softball clinic Jan. 18

Posted on: January 16, 2016

Baseball and softball players in grades 3-8 are invited to participate in the Little Miami Athletic Boosters youth baseball and softball clinic on Monday, Jan. 18, from noon to 5:15 p.m. Instructors will work on catching, hitting and pitching. Instructors

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This Week in Sports Jan. 4, 2016

Posted on: January 4, 2016

Welcome back from break! Here is the This Week in Sports update for Jan. 4, 2016: Academic Team: Has had a break but resumes action this Wednesday against Ross. Bowling: Both teams bowled in the Holiday Tournament at Eastern Lanes over the break.

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