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Waterford girls hold on to beat Fort Frye

WATERFORD - If you ever doubted the intensity of the Fort Frye-Waterford rivalry, then you should have been at Wednesday's girls basketball game.There was a little pushing and shoving, a rowdy crowd and a highly competitive game between friends and neighbors.Despite a spirited effort from the ...

Williamstown boys shut down Cameron, 55-44

ELIZABETH, W. Va. - The Williamstown Yellowjackets produced a superb defensive display here Wednesday night, neutralizing a dangerous Cameron attack in a pairing of unbeaten teams and winning the Wirt County Holiday Tournament title.Landon Travis and Riley Allen led the 'Jackets with 21 and 16 ...

Pioneer women suffer 74-64 setback

Marietta College may be focusing more on its foul shooting at its next practice session.The Pioneers misfired on 15 freebies in their 74-64 setback to Washington & Jefferson College in a non-conference women's basketball game at Ban Johnson Arena Wednesday night."We really struggled at ...

No. 8 MC men defeat Wooster

WOOSTER - No. 8 ranked Marietta College downed the College of Wooster by the score of 72-57 Wednesday to win the 53rd annual E.M. "Mose" Hole/Wooster Kiwanis Classic. The Pioneers finish the 2015 portion of their schedule with a 10-2 overall record. The Fighting Scots fall to 6-4 on the ...

Warriors earn 51-48 victory over Cadets

BEVERLY - It is often said in sports that it is better to be lucky than good.Chances of success increase even more when you are good and then get a little bit of good luck to go along with that skill.Such was the case for the Warren Warriors and Luke Drayer Tuesday night as the senior tossed in ...

Wildcats rally to defeat Cougars

WATERFORD - Waterford High owned the third quarter.The undefeated Wildcats (6-0) outpointed visiting Frontier High 27-9 during the first eight minutes after the break to earn a hard-fought 69-58 come-from-behind triumph in non-conference boys' basketball action Tuesday night."It wasn't the ...

Warren girls fall to PHS

PARKERSBURG - Warren, which held a 12-5 lead after one here Tuesday night in the championship game of the eighth annual Jack Stephens Memorial Holiday Classic played inside Memorial Fieldhouse, missed 23 of its final 28 field goal attempts and host Parkersburg emerged with the title in a 47-37 ...

‘Jackets advance to tournament final

ELIZABETH, W. Va. - Williamstown pulled away from a persistent Wirt County squad in the fourth quarter here Tuesday night to win 72-53 and advance to the Wirt County Holiday Tournament final.Wirt County lost standout senior guard Luke Smith to an ankle injury in the first quarter, but produced ...

Catholic girls capture Mary “O” crown

PARKERSBURG - Hot streaks by Olivia Ullman and Reily Sturm shooting the basketball in the first and second quarters respectively propelled Class A Parkersburg Catholic into a lead it never relinquished in capturing the 20th annual Mary "O" Crusaderette Classic Tuesday night by besting Class AA ...

Pioneers top Mount St. Joseph

WOOSTER - Dillon Young scored 20 second half points as No. 8 ranked Marietta College escaped with an 83-80 come from behind win over a feisty Mount St. Joseph squad Tuesday in the opening game of the Wooster "Mose" Hole/Kiwanis Classic.The Pioneers improve to 9-2 overall, while the Lions slip ...

Warren girls stage impressive comeback

PARKERSBURG - While host Parkersburg rolled past Belpre 88-36 here Monday in the eighth annual Jack Stephens Memorial Holiday Tournament inside Memorial Fieldhouse, the Warren girls used a stunning 32-7 fourth quarter to rally past previously undefeated Grafton, 68-56, in the other ...

Catholic advances to Mary “O” final

PARKERSBURG- The Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes defeated Wirt County 65-35 at PCHS Monday night to advance to the final of the 20th Mary "O" Crusaderette Classic.Junior Alexis Saunders led the way for PCHS with 23 points, and senior Reily Sturm chipped in with 18 as the Crusaderettes took ...

Coaches Corner Classic today

Warren High will be showcasing two undefeated wrestlers at the Coaches Corner Classic at Gallia Academy in Gallipolis at 10 a.m. today.Junior Casey Parsons owns a 14-0 record in the 160-pound weight class, and sophomore Ronnie Hill is 9-0 at 170."Everything's falling into place for me," said ...

OSU wins

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Keita Bates-Diop had the best first half of his short Ohio State career when the Buckeyes needed him the most.That's when the sophomore scored 17 of his career-high 24 points to help Ohio State win its fourth straight with a 73-57 victory against South Carolina State on Sunday ...

CAVS CRUSHED

OAKLAND, Calif. - Draymond Green had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors got defensive in their NBA Finals rematch against Cleveland, beating the Cavaliers 89-83 on Friday.Stephen Curry added 19 points and Klay Thompson had 18 for the Warriors, who improved to 28-1 by ...

Marshall, UConn play today

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Plenty will be on the line for Marshall head football coach Doc Holliday when the Thundering Herd takes on Connecticut starting at 11 a.m. today in the St. Petersburg Bowl inside Tropicana Field.The 9-3 Thundering Herd, which has made a bowl game in four of the past five ...

Warren gets past Caldwell, 49-44, in Holiday Classic

CALDWELL - Kyler Dennis knocked down three consecutive 3-pointers in a pivotal third period to lead the Warren Warriors to a 49-44 win over the Caldwell Redskins to claim the second annual Caldwell Holiday Hoops Classic Wednesday night at Caldwell High School.The Warriors missed their first 10 ...

John Marshall too much for Lady Tigers

All it took was one lackluster quarter.If you take out the second period and Marietta's girls basketball team played right with John Marshall in a non-conference game Wednesday night at Sutton Gymnasium.But the Monarchs, behind a strong showing from senior Torie Derrow, outplayed the Tigers in ...

McCutcheon’s 28 fuels Lady Warriors

VINCENT - In the 19th American inventor Benjamin Franklin developed an experiment where he attempted to use a kite to capture electricity from a lightning strike and store it in a leyden jar.Several centuries later the Warren Warriors actually did manage to capture lightning in a bottle.And it ...

Ravenswood boys roll past St. Marys

RAVENSWOOD - Ravenswood's Isaiah Morgan and Riley Heatherington combined for 60 points at The Pit on Wednesday night, leading the Red Devils to an 82-53 rout of visiting St. Marys. Ravenswood shot the proverbial lights out, draining 11 3-pointers, seven of them by the prolific Morgan."We have ...