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Dotson leads Williamstown girls past Belpre

WILLIAMSTOWN - Despite holding a 14-7 advantage in hits, six errors spelled doom for the visiting Belpre softball team here Wednesday as Williamstown rallied for a wild 6-5 victory against the Golden Eagles in nine innings.Yellowjacket shortstop Courtney Dotson made a key web gem in the top of ...

’Jackets baseball mercies Eagles

WILLIAMSTOWN - Williamstown High played a version of merry-go-round baseball in the third inning.The Yellowjackets circled the bases eight times in the frame en route to a 15-2 mercy triumph over visiting Belpre High in non-conference action Wednesday."I'm not sure we hit the ball real good," ...

Frontier sweeps Shenandoah on diamond

NEW MATAMORAS - Frontier pounded out 12 base hits and recovered from a near disastrous fifth inning as the Cougars scored an 18-13 Pioneer Valley Conference victory over the visiting Shenandoah Zeps Wednesday night.The Cougars were threatening to mercy the Zeps as they carried an 11-1 lead ...

Marietta College splits with Otterbein

WESTERVILLE - Junior catcher Eric White drove in the winning run in the top of the eleventh inning of game two as Marietta College salvaged a split Wednesday at Otterbein University.The Cardinals won the first game 6-2, while the Etta Express took the nitecap 7-6 in extra innings.Marietta moves ...

Warriors get wins over Logan in baseball, softball

VINCENT - Sarah Greenlee and Chase Weihl each finished what they started.Greenlee, a sophomore right-hander went the 7-inning distance on the bump as Warren High downed visiting Logan High, 4-2, in Southeastern Ohio Athletic League softball action Tuesday.On the royal blue and white baseball ...

Waterford baseball tops Southern

WATERFORD - Waterford scored four times in the first inning and three more in the second as the Wildcats rolled to an 8-3 victory over the visiting Southern Tornados in Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division baseball action Tuesday night at Waterford Elementary School.The early offense would ...

Otterbein sweeps Pioneers

Otterbein University stayed atop the Ohio Athletic Conference standings with a doubleheader sweep of Marietta College Tuesday afternoon. The Cardinals won 13-1 in six innings in the first game and took the nitecap by the score of 5-2.The Pioneers fall to 13-15 overall and 3-5 in the OAC. ...

Golden Strokes

By Ron JohnstonThe Marietta Timesrjohnston@mariettatimes.comMARIETTA - Marietta High's rowers thrived on a cold day on the Muskingum River Saturday.Make that a gold day for the host Tiger Navy as the orange and black boys and girls crew teams each won its respective division plus the ...

Marietta splits two with Baldwin-Wallace

MARIETTA - David Stover came to the rescueThe 6-foot-8 sophomore reliever pitched 3-1/3 scoreless inning to get the save in Marietta College's 5-4 triumph over Baldwin Wallace University in the opening game of the 18th annual Community Baseball Day doubleheader at Don Schaly Stadium ...

Pioneers fall to La Roche

Junior Tyler Nieberding turned in his second straight strong outing but it wasn't enough as La Roche College came from behind to defeat Marietta College 3-2 Friday afternoon at Don Schaly Stadium.The Redhawks, winners of six in a row, improve to 20-7 on the season. Marietta slips to 14-9 ...

Williamstown girls 2nd, boys 3rd at South Invite

PARKERSBURG - Williamstown stepped up the competition level here Friday night at the Parkersburg South Invitational and had some solid results during what turned out to be a horrible evening at the Erickson All-Sports Facility for the second half of its track and field meet."It's the worst. ...

Big day for Etta Express

By Ron JohnstonThe Marietta Timesrjohnston@mariettatimes.comChristian Herstine pitched four scoreless innings and got the win in Marietta College's 13-4 triumph over No. 21-ranked College of Wooster at Don Schaly Stadium Wednesday night.So, there's a good possibility that the 6-foot-3, ...

Cadets drop 7-3 decision to Parkersburg South

BEVERLY - Warren High School pounded out 17 base hits and got some outstanding starting pitching from Sarah Greenlee as the visiting Lady Warriors rolled to an 11-1 win over the Fort Frye Lady Cadets Wednesday evening.Greenlee went the distance allowing just four basehits and a run while the ...

Lady Warriors win

BEVERLY - Warren High School pounded out 17 base hits and got some outstanding starting pitching from Sarah Greenlee as the visiting Lady Warriors rolled to an 11-1 win over the Fort Frye Lady Cadets Wednesday evening.Greenlee went the distance allowing just four base hits and a run while the ...

Marietta, Warren finish middle of the pack

Parkersburg High's boy finished both first and last at the Marietta Night Relays at Don Drumm Stadium Tuesday night.Entering two teams, the PHS 'A' squad claimed the annual track and field event with 94 points. Its 'B' team was seventh in a field of seven with 15 points."These kids work very ...

Wildcats outslug Cadets

WATERFORD - Pinch runner Ashley Dawson scored the winning run on an error as the Waterford Lady Wildcats put together a pair of rallies to score a thrilling 8-7 victory Tuesday evening over the Fort Frye Lady Cadets.With the bases loaded and one out in the final inning, Waterford junior ...

White, Pioneers down No. 21 Wooster, 13-4

Eric White has blossomed into a tough out for the Pioneers.The 6-foot, 190-pound junior catcher was 4-for-4 with two doubles and four runs-batted-in as Marietta College drilled No. 21-ranked College of Wooster, 13-4, in non-conference baseball action at Don Schaly Stadium Wednesday night."It ...

Snyder out-duels Schamp as Zanesville edges Marietta

Zanesville's Braxton Snyder and Marietta's Brandon Schamp both were dealing on the mound Monday at Legion Field.Both lefties pitched complete games and walked one batter, with Schamp holding the advantage in strikeouts with nine to Snyder's eight. However, it was Snyder who came out on top in ...

Brookover’s two bombs lift Frontier over St. Marys, 5-4

BELMONT, W. Va. - Frontier catcher Lexi Brookover slammed a pair of solo home runs and then was involved in a game-saving play at home plate in the final inning as the Lady Cougars held on for a thrilling 5-4 come-from-behind win over the St. Marys Lady Blue Devils Monday night in Belmont.For ...

Twinbill sweep

WILLIAMSTOWN - It was a good afternoon all-around for the Williamstown hardball team.In a doubleheader against Gilmer County consisting of two five-inning contests, the 'Jackets scored 33 runs in eight innings at the plate and allowed only one earned run and one walk in 10 innings in the field. ...