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Pioneers fall to No. 7 Wooster

WOOSTER — The College of Wooster, ranked No. 7 nationally, scored seven runs in the middle three innings en route to an 8-5 victory over Marietta College Thursday afternoon in nonconference baseball action. The Etta Express falls to 14-12 overall, while Wooster improves to 23-5 on the ...

Williamstown upsets Ravenswood baseball, 5-3

WILLIAMSTOWN — Host Williamstown scored five runs in the first two innings before Ravenswood even got a hit and the Yellowjackets went on to notch their 11th straight baseball win Wednesday evening by a 5-3 score, becoming the initial West Virginia Class A team to down the Red Devils this ...

Parkersburg South no-hits Cadets

PARKERSBURG — Dalton Wiggins and Hunter DeLong combined on a no-hitter as the Parkersburg South Patriots blanked the Fort Frye Cadets 5-0 Wednesday evening at Hank Greenburg Field. Wiggins tossed the first four innings before giving way to DeLong for the final three as the duo allowed just ...

Etta Express sweeps Capital

COLUMBUS — Marietta College extended its winning streak to four games with a sweep at Capital University Wednesday afternoon in Ohio Athletic Conference baseball action. The Etta Express (14-1, 9-3 OAC) blanked the Crusaders (15-16, 3-9), 4-0, in game one and then came from behind to win ...

Marietta College softball drops 2 to Capital

After Marietta College played Capital University tough in the first game, it got roughed up in the twinbill’s nightcap. The Pioneers dropped 6-5 and 12-2 decisions, respectively, to the visiting Crusaders in Ohio Athletic Conferrence softball action at Marietta Field Wednesday. “This ...

Williamstown rallies, splits match with John Marshall

WILLIAMSTOWN — Fans of Williamstown tennis were treated to two well-played comebacks during the Class A Yellowjackets match with Class AAA John Marshall Wednesday afternoon at WHS tennis courts. Dave and Diane Leo’s No. 2 doubles teams recovered from early deficits for contest victories. ...

Marietta High baseball, softball teams to play in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Tigers are not typically native to Myrtle Beach, S.C., but that will change today. The Marietta High baseball and softball teams are scheduled for three games each at the Ripken Experience from today through Saturday. The Tigers will get to play some quality competition while also enjoying ...

Dotson gives ’Jackets stability at shortstop

Courtney Dotson Williamstown High Year: senior Nickname: Dotty Age: 18 GPA: 3.5 Sports: softball, basketball, volleyball College: West Liberty Major: Pharmacy Family: Greg and Heather Dotson (father and mother); brother Tyler Dotson Question: The Williamstown softball team ...

Tiger Navy at Dillon Sprints Saturday

Marietta High hasn’t competed on the water since hosting April 8’s Lindamood Cup regatta on the Muskingum River. But that doesn’t mean that the Tiger Navy has been idle. The MHS rowers will have had plenty of practice time for Saturday’s 7:30 a.m. Dillon Lake Scholastic Sprints at ...

Warren’s Pate to run at Rose-Hulman

VINCENT — Kaylee Pate wants to get an education first and play sports second. The Warren long-distance runner will be doing exactly that when she attends Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology University after high school graduation this spring. “It’s a vigorous, challenging academic ...

‘Jacket Bobbitt inks with Queens for track

WILLIAMSTOWN — Tommy Bobbitt is used to being part of a successful track and field program. The Williamstown senior, who was a member of the Yellowjackets’ Class A state title team last spring, signed his national letter of intent on Wednesday afternoon to compete on the track for Queens ...

Williamstown’s Stewart to play volleyball at AB

WILLIAMSTOWN — Class A first-team all-state middle hitter Brooke Stewart of Williamstown chose the Battlers of Alderson Broaddus University here Wednesday afternoon to continue her volleyball career after signing her national letter of intent. A four-year letterwinner, Stewart was a key ...

Schamp, Tigers shut down New Philadelphia, 2-0

Having lost two East Central Ohio League games in a row, Marietta needed somebody to step up Tuesday against New Philadelphia. Senior Brandon Schamp was just the guy. Left-handed Schamp tossed a complete game, one-hit shutout against the Quakers with nine strikeouts as the Tigers claimed a ...

Williamstown girls first at Fenton Relays

WILLIAMSTOWN — A pair of new team champions were crowned here Tuesday night at the Fenton Relays as the Williamstown girls and the Doddridge County boys topped the field. The Bulldogs and Yellowjackets also finished in a tie for first with 174 combined points. The host Yellowjackets knocked ...

Warriors down Jackson

VINCENT — Try as they may, Warren just could not completely put Jackson away. The Lady Warriors, who led by as many as seven runs in Tuesday evening’s Southeastern Ohio Athletic League battle against the Ironladies, were forced to hold off a furious seventh inning comeback bid before ...

Williamstown sweeps Catholic on softball diamond

WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown High doubled its pleasure. The Yellowjackets took two mercies from visiting Parkersburg Catholic, 11-0 and 12-0, in Little Kanawha Conference softball action Tuesday. “It was definitely a different speed than we’re used to, but we did a good job of ...

Frontier softball takes down Fort Frye, 2-1, in 8 innings

NEW MATAMORAS — Maddie Greathouse’s clutch two-out, run-scoring single in the eighth inning plated Kylie Daugherty with the game-winning run as the Frontier Cougars scored a 2-1 win over the Fort Frye Cadets Monday evening at Frontier High School. Greathouse’s base hit to right-center ...

Warren’s Neal nearly perfect

LOGAN — Tanner Neal was nearly perfect Monday afternoon and the Logan Chieftains weren't … not exactly a winning combination for the Purple and White. The Chiefs, riding a brief Southeastern Ohio Athletic League wave after knocking off three-time defending champion Jackson 8-4 three days ...

Lady Warriors place 1st in Warren Invitational

VINCENT —Erin Bogard soared a personal record 11 feet in the pole vault at the Warrior Invitational Saturday. The Warren sophomore, a state qualifier in the event last spring, is hoping to go even higher before the end of the season. “I’d like to get 12 feet before state (in June),” ...

South sweeps Warren

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg South had a Good Friday at Hank Greenburg Field. The Patriots swept a pair of baseball games from visiting Warren High, 5-3 and 11-4, to improve their record to 10-3. PSHS righties’ Dalton Wiggins and Hunter DeLong each pitched a 7-inning complete game for the ...