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Dillon Young never got the shot off in time.The Marietta College guard's 3-point attempt at the buzzer was off the mark and actually came too late as the Pioneers fell short, dropping an 87-85 decision to John Carroll University in an Ohio Athletic Confererence Tournament championship game at ...

Catholic treys do in Calhoun County, 72-49

PARKERSBURG - Logan Plummer and Cade Ullman, Parkersburg Catholic's Belpre connection, accounted for 12 of the host Crusaders' 13 treys Saturday night in a 72-49 victory over Calhoun County in an opening-round game of the Class A Region IV, Section 1 tournament.Catholic, now 12-11, will face ...

Rosecrans too much for Redskins, 65-47

MORRISTOWN - Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans outscored Caldwell 17-2 in a pivotal third quarter and then took care of business at the charity stripe in the final period to score a 65-47 win over the Redskins and claim a Division IV sectional championship Saturday at Union Local High School.After ...

Belpre boys play in district semifinals Tuesday

BELPRE - P.E. + P.A. = Success.That's "a little motto" Belpre head boys basketball coach Chad Williams and his staff came up with during the latter part of the season that now has the Golden Eagles in Division IV district tournament play Tuesday."It (the motto) is something we go by; I put it ...

Marietta baseball team tops Neumann University, 6-5

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Sophomores David Stover and Shane Fetsko led the Etta Express to a 6-5 come from behind victory over Neumann University Sunday in Marietta's final game of the Methodist Diamond Invitational.Stover threw 4.0 innings of shutout relief, while Fetsko delivered a three-run ...

Hoop Briefs

Michigan State 107,Ohio State 105, 3 OTEAST LANSING, Mich. - Jasmine Hines scored a career-high 36 points, and Tori Jankoska made three free throws in the final 39 seconds of the third overtime to lift No. 20 Michigan State to a 107-105 victory over No. 5 Ohio State, denying the Buckeyes a ...

Cadets ousted by Coshocton

By Ron JohnstonThe Marietta Timesrjohnston@mariettatimes.comBYESVILLE - Fort Frye High gave Coshocton High a fourth-quarter scare.The Cadets, who never led in the contest, cut it to three before the Redskins shifted gears and claimed a 61-48 decision in an Ohio D3 boys sectional basketball ...

Marietta, John Carroll meet again in OAC tourney final

Most Marietta College men's basketball fans remember what happened the last time the Pioneers played John Carroll in the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament championship game.Marietta overcame a 21-point halftime deficit to defeat the Blue Streaks in 2010-11 for the program's first ever ...

Williamstown falls to Gilmer in sectional final

GLENVILLE - To say No. 2 Gilmer County head coach Amy Chapman didn't use the fact that a loss in Friday night's Class A Region IV, Section 1 final against No. 3 Williamstown meant a matchup with all-powerful No. 1 Huntington St. Joe in a regional co-final as motivation for her team would be ...

Raiders advance to district title game

CAMBRIDGE - Morgan High tied a school record Friday, earning its 20th win of the season in a 68-58 Division II district semifinal victory over New Philadelphia at Gene Ford Gym.The Raiders improved to 20-4 overall and will play Steubenville at 7 p.m. next Friday for the district championship. ...

Waterford wins another district title

JACKSON - Waterford High went for the jugular right off the bat.Shooting lights out and applying full court pressure in the opening period, the uptempo Wildcats never trailed en route to a 65-26 triumph over Portsmouth Notre Dame in a Ohio D4 district girls basketball championship game at ...

Pioneers top Baldwin Wallace, cruise to OAC final

Everyone knows what Marietta College is capable of doing offensively, but when the Pioneers' defense comes to play, too, they're nearly unbeatable.Baldwin Wallace found that out the hard way in Thursday's Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal at Ban Johnson Arena, as the No. 4 ...

St. Marys girls top Tyler for sectional championship

NEW MARTINSVILLE Number one seed St. Marys produced a fine display to put away a determined Tyler Consolidated team and win the Class A, Region I, Section 2 championship by an impressive 86-40 scoreline.Senior standout Ashley Hall showed her best form for the Pleasants County team, scoring 33 ...

Waterford boys cruise past Symmes Valley, 58-39

POMEROY - The Waterford Wildcats have perhaps the most depth of any high school basketball team in the Mid-Ohio Valley.That depth was on display in grand fashion Wednesday evening as the Tom Simms-led Wildcats rolled to a 58-39 victory over the Symmes Valley Vikings at Meigs High School to ...

Boswell’s 40 sinks St. Marys

ST. MARYS - It might require a Dr. Johnson to write the life of this Boswell.Magnolia's senior star Preston Boswell put on a clinic Wednesday night, scoring 40 points, including 24 of his team's 33 second-half tallies, as the Blue Eagles (17-2) defeated St. Marys 61-49 in Class A sectional ...

Class AA/A wrestling teams ready for state

PARKERSBURG - A trio of Class AA/A wrestlers, including two from the Mid-Ohio Valley, will take undefeated records into today's opening round of the 69th annual West Virginia State Wrestling Tournament being held inside Huntington's Big Sandy Superstore Arena.Magnolia junior Caleb Nice sports a ...

Belpre finishes strong for sectional title

POMEROY - Belpre High School started great and finished greater.The Golden Eagles scored the first nine points of the game and then went on a 17-2 run late in the fourth quarter to secure the victory and a Division IV sectional championship with a 63-52 victory over the Miller Falcons Tuesday ...

Marietta gets by Wilmington in OAC tourney opener

Marietta College celebrated both a team win and an individual milestone Tuesday night.First, the NCAA D3 fourth-ranked and OAC top-seeded Pioneers (24-2) defeated Wilmington College, 93-78, in an Ohio Athletic Conference quarterfinal men's basketball game at Ban Johnson Arena.Then, MC senior ...

Lady ’Jackets beat Catholic in sectional semifinal, 70-52

WILLIAMSTOWN - Down two at the half, host Williamstown outscored a game Parkersburg Catholic team 46-26 in the second half en route to a 70-52 win over the Crusaderettes in a Class A Region IV, Section 1 girls semifinal Tuesday night.The victory, 20th of the season for the 20-3 No. 3 ...

Marietta men seek another OAC tourney crown

Since his arrival at Marietta College in 2007, men's basketball head coach Jon VanderWal has guided the Pioneers to three Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament championship games, winning two of them.After clinching the OAC regular season title last week, VanderWal and the Pios are hoping to add ...