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Talawanda teachers begin receiving second dose of vaccine

  Around half of the teachers in the Talawanda School District (TSD), about 300 people, received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 25. The Butler County Educational Service Center, which works with all public schools in the county, coordinated the administration of the vaccine for all 10 school districts in Butler County.  Talawanda teachers received the first dose of the vaccine on Feb. 4. 






Senior pitcher Taylor Rathe had a 3.15 ERA in last year's pandemic-shortened season
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Miami softball is hoping for a great season

The Miami RedHawks are excited to be playing softball this year after last year’s season was cut short by two months. Still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the season looks a little different this year. Practices have to happen in small groups, and schedules are constantly changing.






Redshirt senior forward Abbey Hoff (pictured, in pink jersey) was one of three seniors honored before Saturday's 61-58 win over Kent State
WOMEN'S SPORTS

Two games left, two wins?

The loss to Akron was quickly overshadowed by Miami’s recent win against Kent State Saturday afternoon. The Golden Flashes, who sit fourth overall in the Mid-American Conference (MAC), are seeded significantly higher than Miami. Regardless, the RedHawks kept their composure. A three-point buzzer-beater by sophomore guard Peyton Scott secured the 61-58 win on Senior Day. Scott’s buzzer-beater was No. 5 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays the next morning.








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Miami field hockey sets sights on fourth straight Mid-American Conference Championship

 Almost a year and a half ago — the last time college field hockey was played — the RedHawks won their third straight Mid-American Conference championship, beating Kent State 2-1 in the final game. Puzo’s RedHawks first hit the field at home Tuesday, March 2, at 1 p.m. vs. Ball State, before traveling west for two games at Saint Louis on Thursday and Friday. 



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Few and far between: fully vaccinated college students

Only about 7.5% of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated as of March 1, according to NPR’s COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker. Under the CDC’s three-phase distribution plan, college students are not scheduled to get their doses until phase three. Ohio has not released estimated dates for phase three of distribution.  

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