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>Versailles Girls, St. Henry Boys win 9th Annual Tour de Sewer Cross Country Meet

>The Versailles girls won the Tour de Sewer cross country meet for the ninth straight time and Tammy Berger and Samuel Prakel from Versailles defended their individual titles in the high school races yesterday at the invitational held at the Versailles water treatment plant on the west side of town.

The Versailles girls beat second place Fort Recovery. The St. Henry boys won the boys team title while the Versailles boys team finished second.

Berger, the defending Div. III state title holder, won convincingly in 19:04.6 over the challenging 3.1 mile course. Bethany Norman from Xenia Christian finished in 19:36.5, and Allison Roeth finished third in 19:56.3.

The boys race was tight for a mile and then Prakel broke away to win in 16:29.2. Tri-Village’s Clayton Murphy finished second in 17:00.3, and Mitchell Schulze from St. Henry was third in 17:24.9.

The Russia girls won the Junior High title with Lauren Heaton winning the 2-mile race in 12:57.1.

Russia also won the Junior High boys team title, however, Spencer Schulze from St. Henry won the individual title (11:51.6).

Full results of the high school and junior high races can be found here.


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>FireHawks dominate

>The FireHawks emerged victorious during the Indoor Soccer Tournament held March 20, 2010 at The Acadamy in Greenville. The FireHawks displayed excellent teamwork and sportsmanship throughout the tournament.

Pictured left to right: Connor Null, Jacob Shellabarger, Tyler Anderson, Folger Pyles, AJ Frens, Aaron Rich, Andrew Strait, Ethan
Coppess and Zachary Miller (not photographed). Coaches: Branson Pyles & Dustin Leis

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>Versailles Boys season ends in overtime loss

>The final score was 52-46 as Versailles loses to Greenview. has an extensive game summary.

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>Alyssa Comer and Kandis Garland advance to state bowling tournament

>Details at The Dayton Daily News.

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>Versailles 8th grade boys and girls basketball bring home MAC titles

>The Versailles Boys and Girls 8th grade basketball teams went to Minster Monday night, and brought back a couple MAC titles. The 8th grade girls ran through the New Knoxville Rangers en route to their second straight MAC championship. The lady Tigers have only 2 losses the last two years, both losses came to Fort Loramie. The 8th grade boys have also won the MAC the last two years, last year as 7th graders they were undefeated, and this year lost 2 games, before making their tournament run. The 8th grade boys won a hard fought game against a Marion Local team that had a height advantage. [info and photo from]

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>Reds $30 million phenom might start out with Dayton Dragons

>21-year-old Cuban lefty Aroldis Chapman throws 100 mph.

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>Versailles’ Justine Raterman scores 24 in tough Flyers loss

>Dayton fell to Xavier Wednesday 80-79 in OT. UD was led by Justine Raterman with 24. UD led throughout the game and by as much as 13 in the first half. Xavier came back and took the lead with 11:26 to go in the second half, and the game was back-and-forth the rest of the way. [Photo and info courtesy of]

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