Marietta Times Sports Columnsen-usWed, 29 Jun 2016 21:11:11 EDTWed, 29 Jun 2016 21:11:11 EDT was a team player Thomas was a team player. And, he really didn't care about accolades. After being named The Employee of the Year at the Parkersburg News & Sentinel, I kidded him that he actually should've been named The Employee of the Century.Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTArea All-Ohioans all persevered - Mason Pilkey, Alyssa Tabler, Cray Sistrunk, and Rhys Ramirez each earned All-Ohio track and field honors this past Saturday But the foursome also has another thing in common. All of them persevered. Let's start with Pilkey.Mon, 6 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTBogard has cool jump on hot day Bogard has pole vaulted in all kinds of weather extremes this spring, starting with the season-opening Fairweather Relays to last weekend's regional competition with a trip to state on the lin.Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTPilkey must deal with discus 'blowing in the wind' Pilkey was just a spectator Saturday. The 2015 All-Ohio discus thrower was there under the Warren Warriors tent in the bleachers at Athens High's R.Mon, 30 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTWildcats might've benefitted from instant replay - Too bad instant replay wasn't available in the Ohio Region IV baseball semifinal game between Waterford High and fifth-ranked Newark Catholic at Beavers Field Thursday afternoo.Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT