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Fort Frye Cadets shut down Wildcats, 53-25

WATERFORD — Fort Frye High jumped on Waterford High early and never let up. After a 9-0 run at the outset, the Cadets went on to defeat the Wildcats, 53-25, Friday night in a prep boys basketball game at the Harry Cooper Annex. “I thought we did very well in executing what we wanted to ...

Tigers taken down by Tornadoes, 94-43

After putting up a valiant effort earlier this season, dropping a nine-point decision back in December on the road against Dover, Marietta had high hopes of scoring an upset victory in Friday night’s rematch at Sutton Gymnasium. Unfortunately for the Tigers, those high hopes were squashed ...

Aaliyah Brunny reaches milestone in Catholic win

PARKERSBURG —The ball keeps rolling for Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes. On Friday night, the 12-0 girls rattled off a season-high 94 points and forced a total of 35 turnovers in their 94-35 home win over the Williamstown Yellowjackets. From the opening tip, head coach Marty ...

Marietta High’s Hannah Kroft commits to playing hoops at Marietta College

Hannah Kroft was faced with a tough decision as to what sport to play at the collegiate level. The Marietta High senior three-sport standout in basketball, volleyball, and softball made that choice and to where she will be attending Friday afternoon in a commitment ceremony in the lobby of ...

High School Sports Roundup

WRESTLING South leads OVAC WHEELING, W.Va. — Following day two of wrestling here Friday at the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference championships, Parkersburg South holds a 157-151 lead against Wheeling Park. Eight Patriots are still in the championship bracket with current 3-0 records — ...

13th straight win: State-ranked Warriors take down Parkersburg South

VINCENT — Warren High protected the lead. After the Warriors took command late in the second quarter, they never looked back and defeated visiting Parkersburg South, 56-49, in a prep girls basketball game Thursday night. WHS, No. 10 in Ohio Division II AP State Poll with a 14-1 record, ...

Catholic boys top Ripley in overtime, 49-47

PARKERSBURG — Jeb Boice’s high-arcing teardrop found the bottom of the net with less than a second to play here Thursday night as Class A, No. 4 Parkersburg Catholic survived Ripley in overtime, 49-47. Patrick Copen led the 7-1 Crusaders with a game-high 20 points and finished a carom shy ...

Belpre’s Kyna Waderker notches 1,000th career point in win

Belpre 55, Wahama 28 BELPRE — Kyna Waderker scored an inside bucket early in the fourth quarter to surpass 1,000 career points in Belpre’s 55-28 victory over Wahama Thursday. Waderker led all scorers with 18 points, followed by Halee Williams’ 15 and Kyanna Ray’s 12 on four ...

Nick Fouss a football, basketball standout

Nick Fouss Waterford Year: senior GPA: 3.3 Favorite subject: science Sports: basketball, football 2019 football award: All-Ohio honoree College: Ohio University Major: communications (film) Family: Chris and Alecia Fouss (father and mother); Tyler (brother) and Logan ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Basketball Statistical Leaders

Mid-Ohio Valley Basketball Leaders BOYS SCORING AVERAGE 22.9 - Brayden Miller (Roane) 19.9 - Sam Potts (PHS) 18.8 - Malaki Sylvia (South) 17.1 - Patrick Copen (Catholic) 16.4 - Ty Johnson (Ripley); Makiah Merritt (Belpre); Holden Hayes (DC) 15.9 - Grant Barnhart (SM) 15.8 - ...

Taylor sets record in win for MC women

Marlo Taylor led the Marietta College women’s basketball team to an 84-66 win over Capital University on Wednesday evening inside Ban Johnson Arena. Taylor broke the women’s basketball program record for 3s in a game with nine, and scored a career high 33 points. Taylor broke the ...

Prep Basketball Roundup

GIRLS BASKETBALL Williamstown 91, Tyler 34 KIDWELL, W.Va. — Williamstown connected on 14 trifectas, led 28-10 after one and 50-23 at the brerak as the Yellowjackets ran past host Tyler Consolidated here Wednesday night, 91-34. WHS (8-3), which plays Friday at Parkersburg Catholic, was ...

Brandon Simoniette leads Warren past Marietta, 58-40

The Marietta High student section let Warren’s Brandon Simoniette hear it Tuesday at Sutton Gym, booing the Warrior senior nearly every time he touched the ball. Simoniette responded by putting up a game-high 18 points, including sinking five 3-pointers, to help Warren (8-4) come away with ...

Hot start propels Fort Frye past Meigs

BEVERLY — For the first 11 minutes of Tuesday night’s tussle with visiting Meigs, Fort Frye literally couldn’t miss. The Cadets opened the game by knocking down their first 11 shots and went on to down the Marauders 67-54 to improve to 10-1 at the halfway point of the season. The ...

Waterford boys fall to Trimble

WATERFORD — Nick Fouss swished an unbelievable halftime shot from three-quarters court. The trey gave Waterford High a big boost and tied the game at 22-all. But after the break, visiting Trimble High recovered from that Fouss salvo and defeated the Wildcats, 47-35, Tuesday night in a ...

Yellowjackets keep it rolling in win vs. Red Devils

WILLIAMSTOWN — The No. 1 team in Class A played like it. That’s the summary of the Williamstown Yellowjackets’ 85-51win over the Ravenswood Red Devils on Tuesday night from Williamstown. A balanced attack from the undefeated ‘Jackets (10-0) sunk the Red Devils from the start. A total ...

Chris Beck new Williamstown football boss

PARKERSBURG — Chris Beck, a 2002 Williamstown High School graduate, was approved Tuesday night by the Wood County Board of Education to become the 23rd different head football coach for the Yellowjackets. A program which has reached the postseason every year since 2000, Beck is taking over ...

Fort Frye gets past Vinton

BEVERLY — Liv Schneider had the hot hand. The 5-foot-3 junior guard scored a game-high 16 points to help lead Fort Frye to a 51-43 triumph over visiting Vinton County Monday night in a prep girls basketball game at Cadet Gymnasium. “Yeah, I guess I was (feeling it),” smiled Schneider, ...

Golden Eagles girls survive Tornadoes, 44-37

BELPRE —A late surge from the Southern Tornadoes wasn’t enough, as the Belpre Golden Eagles held on to win in a 44-37 Tri-Valley Conference battle on Monday evening from home. The contest was in-hand for the Golden Eagles at halftime, as they took a 26-10 lead into the locker room off a ...

Monroe Central girls conquer Frontier, 46-40

NEW MATAMORAS — It takes an all-out effort in all four quarters to win in basketball, and the Frontier Cougars experienced that phenomenon.. Poor shooting from the field doomed the home team on Monday night from inside Frontier High School. Managing only five buckets in the third quarter, ...