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Lady ‘Cats finish second in District 9

By Shari Harris, Publisher The Licking Volleyball Lady ‘Cats entered district play Saturday afternoon, taking on the Thayer Bobcats at Houston, the host for this year’s district round. Licking took an early lead over Thayer, winning the first set with a convincing score of 25-7. In the second set, the Lady Wildcats jumped ahead 10-3,…

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Licking runners 1st, 3rd and 5th at Dixon

By Coach Mike Phillips A lot of medals were taken home by the Licking Wildcat teams at Dixon, October 11. Both junior high boys runners brought home medals. Ethan Stout finished 11th and Isaac Rinne finished 13th. On the girls junior high side, Keely Gorman finished seventh and Hannah Beasley finished 15th. In the junior…

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Lady ‘Cats Volleyball end regular season 28-5

By Shari Harris, Publisher The Licking Lady Wildcats continued their winning streak through the end of the regular season. The Varsity Lady ‘Cats overpowered Eminence Thursday, October 14, in the final home game of the regular season. Three sets, 25-14, 25-9 and 25-14 was the outcome. The last regular season game came Monday night in…

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Lady ‘Cats celebrate Senior Night and win LHS Classic

  By Shari Harris, Publisher Wins by Varsity and Junior Varsity over Summersville on Tuesday night, October 5, set the tone for the week, as the Lady ‘Cats headed into senior night Thursday and their home tournament, the LHS Classic, on Saturday. Varsity won 25-14, 25-16 and 25-14. JV wrapped up their best of three…

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Licking Wildcat Invitational Cross Country Meet

  By Shari Harris, Publisher A little mud didn’t stop the Licking Wildcat Invitational Cross Country Meet on Thursday, October 7. Area junior high and high school teams gathered at Deer Lick Park for the contest, overflowing the park and parking lots for the afternoon. Licking fielded junior high boys and girls teams, a high…

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Fall Baseball ends 17-4

By Coach Harv Antle ELIZABETH 6, LICKING 0 LICKING — The Licking Wildcats never got the bats going Monday night and were shut out by the St. Elizabeth Hornets 6-0 at Deer Lick Park. Silas Antle took the loss for Licking. He allowed four runs, three earned, on four hits over three innings. Rusty Buckner…

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