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Warren spoils Belpre homecoming, 35-7

BELPRE —The Warren Warriors dashed hopes of a homecoming victory for the Belpre Golden Eagles, as they claimed a 35-7 victory on Friday night. A meeting which was a two-score affair at halftime, the Warriors spread the ball around en route to 19 more points in the third quarter. Early ...

Fort Frye dominates Caldwell, improves to 8-0

BEVERLY — Fort Frye celebrated senior night in grand fashion. The Cadets honored their six seniors who have lost a grand total of one regular season football game in their varsity careers on Friday night and then went on to rout the visiting Caldwell Redskins 58-7 to improve to a perfect ...

New Philadelphia too much for Marietta, 49-14

Tony Munos gave the Tiger faithful something to cheer about in the fourth quarter. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound junior had a 77-yard touchdown run, but it was too little, too late as Marietta High dropped a 49-14 decision to No. 1 New Philadelphia Friday Hall of Fame night in an East Central Ohio ...

Ty Moore lifts Williamstown past Tyler Consolidated

KIDWELL, W.Va. — Although Williamstown was up by eight at halftime, it seemed like all the momentum was in favor of Tyler Consolidated. Mark Rucker found a gap and raced down the sidelines as time expired for a 63-yard score to get the Silver Knights within one possession. Then, the 7-1 ...

Cougars blow out Valley; Raiders get first win of season

PINE GROVE, W.Va. — Frontier cruised to a 53-0 win over Valley (Wetzel) Friday night, improving to 7-1 on the season. The Cougars, who visit Monroe Central next Friday, kicked off the scoring on a 13-yard touchdown run by Noah Barnhart. Tanner Bills’ 80-yard interception return for a TD ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders

SCORING Name, school TD FG 2 1 PTS Mark Rucker, Tyler 23 0 11 0 160 Tyler Fisher, Ft. Frye 16 0 1 0 98 Jeb Boice, Catholic 16 0 0 0 96 Logan Vance, Clay 14 0 5 0 94 Dawson Tharp, Webster 13 0 3 1 85 Gage Huffman, Tyler 12 0 4 0 80 Reece Nutter, Webster 12 0 4 0 80 Holden ...

Cara Taylor reaches milestone, Wildcats win sectional title

WATERFORD — Cara Taylor had no idea how close she was to notching her 1,000th career assist. She entered Thursday’s Division IV sectional final volleyball match against South Gallia 17 assists shy of the century mark. Taylor got her 17th dime of the night midway through the second set, ...

Marietta boys run past Waverly in sectional opener

DEVOLA — Sean Fournier notched a career-first 5-goal match on the pitch. The senior standout converted three free kicks and two other scores as the Marietta Tigers blanked the Waverly Tigers, 12-0, Thursday evening in an Ohio Division II sectional boys’ soccer semifinal at Jerry Brock ...

Lady Tigers top Hoover, open tournament on high note

DEVOLA — Claire Schenkel has had the hot foot of late. The Marietta left winger scored two goals for the second straight game to lead the third-seeded Tigers to a 4-2 triumph over the North Canton Hoover Vikings in an Ohio Division I sectional semifinal at Jerry Brock Field Thursday ...

Williamstown girls three-peat at LKC cross country meet

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — The Williamstown Yellowjacket girls and Ritchie County Rebel boys successfully defended their titles as Little Kanawha Conference champions for the third year in a row during the LKC Championship cross country meet Thursday evening at St. Marys High School. It was another ...

Fort Frye moves on to sectional final; Frontier eliminated

BEVERLY — Julia Zalmanek and Maddie Webb spiked the ball with authority. The two Fort Frye hitters combined for 28 kills as the host Cadets swept Bellaire 25-10, 25-25, and 25-11 in the nightcap of an Ohio Division IV sectional volleyball doubleheader Wednesday night. “When Maddie’s ...

Tigers ousted by Unioto in sectional

The Marietta Tigers didn’t go down without a fight, but after a grueling four-game loss to visiting Unioto on Wednesday night, their season is over. Taking the match 26-24, 22-25, 25-15, 29-27, the Shermans punched their ticket to the Division II sectional final. The Tigers’ season ended ...

Red hot Belpre, Warren renew football rivalry

BELPRE — Belpre High and Warren High are scheduled to resume their football rivalry at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ralph Holder Stadium. The two Washington County schools have not squared off on the gridiron since 2010. “This is a big rivalry that goes back several years,” said BHS head coach ...

Williamstown looks to keep rolling vs. Tyler Consolidated

WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williamstown Yellojackets definitely needed to come out to play last week on the road in Vincent, Ohio. Terry Smith’s ’Jackets trailed for the first time in six weeks heading into the fourth quarter with the score at 17-13 in favor of the Warren Warriors. But a ...

Waterford, Southern set for key TVC Hocking showdown

RACINE — The winner of Friday night’s Tri Valley Conference showdown between visiting Waterford and the Southern Tornadoes will put themselves in great position to earn a spot in the playoffs while the loser may well find themselves on the outside looking in. Both teams come into the game ...

Warren girls top Gallia, advance to sectional final

VINCENT — Warren’s leading scorers both stepped up. Sophomore Macie Smith notched two goals and junior Taylor Sloan one as the Warriors downed Gallia Academy, 3-1, Tuesday evening in an OHSAA Division II sectional semifinal girls’ soccer match at WHS. Smith and Sloan each has 13 goals ...

Parkersburg Catholic’s Marie Discini going Division I

PARKERSBURG — “OK, fine” were the words Marie Discini delivered to her mother Lorri when the latter suggested her daughter honor her June 28 unofficial recruiting visit commitment to St. Francis University. The NCAA Division I Red Flash and women’s tennis head coach Lisa Swope ...

Warren advances

VINCENT— Mistakes and sloppy plays made it closer than what the Warren Warriors and head coach Michelle Tyo wanted it to be after the first two sets when hosting the No. 9 seed River Valley Raiders in the OHSAA Division II sectional opening round Monday evening. After winning the first set ...

Pioneers fall short

Heidelberg started and finished strong. The visiting Student Princes scored the first 14 points and final 28 points against Marietta College Saturday at Don Drumm Stadium, and while the Pioneers generated a homecoming rally, it wasn’t enough as Heidelberg left town with a 58-32 ...