PRESTONBURG, Ky. (Golf) – Josh Zornes (SR/Ironton, Ohio) shot a three-over par 147 (73-74) – birdieing the final hole of the 36-hole tournament to take home a one-stroke victory at the University of Pikeville Spring Invitational at Stone Crest Country Club on Sunday afternoon.
Zornes held a one stroke lead after day one, edging out UPike's Will Boyd, who shot a 74. Boyd fell to third on the second day, following a 71 from Pikeville's Tyler Smith. Smith's two-day 148 (77-71) was not enough to edge out Zornes, who grabbed the fourth victory of his career.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (Men's Golf) – Shawnee State was paced by a pair of career best performances from Ian O'Cull (FR/Maysville, Ky.) and Marshal Hall (SO/Zanesville, Ohio), as the Bears used a tiebreaker to best Ohio Christian and win the OU Chillicothey Invitational on Friday afternoon at Chillicothe Jaycee Golf Course.
SSU was locked in a battle, the first place score was tied at 311. The tie-breaker relied on the fifth place scorer for both teams. Thanks to Shawnee State's Drew Oxley (SO/Chesapeake, Ohio) shooting a better score, the Bears were led to their first victory of the season.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Golf) – Moorhead, Ky., product Caleb Castle has joined the recruiting class of 2016. Castle looks to make an immediate impact with Shawnee State.
At Rowan County High School, Caleb competed in multiple sports including golf, basketball and baseball. Castle received the honor of Kentucky All-Star. Caleb is touted as a "hard worker" from previous coach Larry Slone who believes his golf game will continue to improve.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Golf) – Ethan Michael Drummond has declared that he will join Shawnee State's golf team.
Drummond has competed in golf all four years at the varsity level. Ethan has received multiple awards, including; First Team All-County, First Team All-league and Second Team All-District. Drummond finished 9th out of 36 competitors at the Division II competition.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Soccer) – Alec Booothe has declared that he will play golf at Shawnee State University in the fall of 2016.
Boothe is on track to become the first golfer from Vinton County High School to play at the collegiate level. Alec has competed on the golf team in each of his four years. Boothe has competed in a variety of sports in high school, this includes four years of cross country, one year of wrestling and three years, soon to be four of track.