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Marietta men off to 5-0 start after win vs. Frostburg

Marietta College came into Tuesday evening’s non-conference match-up against Frostburg State averaging a cool 99 points per contest in its first four games of the 2018-2019 season. On a night where the offense struggled early on, the undefeated Pioneers relied on their defense in the first ...

VOLLEYBALL HONORS

PARKERSBURG — Magnolia won its first Class A state volleyball championship and finished with a 46-7-1 record for head coach Pam Chapman. One of the key cogs during the Blue Eagles’ title run was junior Kyndra Pilant, who was honored as captain of the all-state first team by the West ...

10 Pioneers honored by the OAC

AUSTINTOWN — Marietta College placed 10 players on the 2018 All-Ohio Athletic Conference football team, announced Monday morning by the league office. The 10 honorees are the most since 11 Pioneers were honored following the 1996 season. “Having the third most all-conference selections ...

Tournament Champs

Tim Kreeger was nearly unstoppable in the paint as the sophomore led Marietta College to a dominating 115-68 win over Saint Vincent College Saturday in the championship game of the 48th annual Marietta Shrine Tournament sponsored by BSN Sports and Best Western Plus. Marietta improves to 4-0 ...

Enochs leads MC women past Washington and Jefferson

WASHINGTON, Pa. — The Marietta College women’s basketball team was victorious over Washington and Jefferson College, 76-63, Saturday in the championship game of the Washington and Jefferson Tip-off Tournament. With the win, the Pioneers improve to 2-0 on the season. Alexis Enochs ...

Fort Frye uses strong defensive effort to beat Shadyside in regional final

BYESVILLE — To put it plain and simple, the Fort Frye defense dominated from the opening whistle to the final buzzer. The Cadet defense completely shut down the Shadyside running game, sacked the quarterback five times and came up with five interceptions as Fort Frye claimed its first ever ...

Williamstown advances to state semifinals

PRINCETON, W.Va. — No. 6 Williamstown got a strong effort in the second half from its defense and Boston Caruthers booted three field goals on a chilly Friday night here at Anne S. Hunnicutt Stadium during the Yellowjackets’ hard-fought 23-12 victory versus No. 3 Mount View in a Class A ...

Pioneers hold on to defeat La Roche

Marietta College held off a late surge by La Roche College to defeat the Redhawks, 91-87, Friday evening in the first round of the 48th annual Marietta Shrine Tournament. The Pioneers improved to 3-0 on the season and will play Saint Vincent, an 81-67 winner over Wesley, in Saturday’s ...

MC women open season with convincing win

WASHINGTON, Pa. — The Marietta College women’s basketball team opened their 2018-19 season Friday at the Washington and Jefferson Tip-off Tournament, earning a convincing 89-36 win over Salem College. “I am really happy with our energy, effort, and focus to open the season with a ...

Lexie Mullen officially signs with West Liberty

Lexie Mullen made it official. After verbally committing to West Liberty University (W.Va.) last June, the talented Marietta High striker signed a National Letter of Intent Thursday in Sutton Gymnasium to continue her education and play the sport she loves at WLU next season. “It has been ...

Marietta College women’s basketball opens Friday

Coming off their first ever Ohio Athletic Conference championship, the Marietta College women’s basketball begins the 2018-19 season Friday. The Pioneers will travel to Washington, Pa., for the Washington & Jefferson Springhill Suites Tip-Off Tournament. Marietta plays Salem at 6 p.m. ...

Fort Frye counting on its line vs. Shadyside Friday

BEVERLY— When the Fort Frye Cadets are in command at the line of scrimmage, they’re tough to beat. In fact, this fall, the Fort is undefeated with an 11-0 record and are second-rated in OHSAA Division VI, Region 23. Gotta give a lot of credit to Cadet linemen Dylan Hart (center), Colby ...

Spot in state semis on line for Williamstown

WILLIAMSTOWN — A spot in the Class A semifinals is on the line when No. 6 Williamstown and No. 3 Mount View clash at 7:30 p.m. Friday inside Princeton’s Hunnicut Stadium. The winner moves on to face the victor of the concurrently played No. 7 Sherman vs. No. 2 Midland Trail matchup at ...

Local volleyball players earn All-LKC recognition

PARKERSBURG — Josey Jones was an integral part of Tyler Consolidated’s volleyball team this season and the senior from the Silver Knights was honored by league coaches as the Little Kanawha Conference’s Player of the Year. The Silver Knight, who reached the Class A state title match ...

MHS’ Kail Hill excited to play ball with brother again

Kail Hill Marietta High Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.2 Favorite subject: math Sports: baseball, basketball, football Bats: R Throws: R College: Malone University Major: secondary education (math teacher) Family: Steve and Nicole Hill (father and mother); Turner Hill ...

Fort Frye football well represented in East District

BEVERLY — The Fort Frye Cadets are the final high school football standing in Washington County. Fort Frye (11-0) awaits Friday’s Division VI, Region 23 championship game against Shadyside at 7 p.m. at Meadowbrook High School in Byesville. In that game, the Cadets will have 12 players on ...

Cubs Cage Wildcats

COSHOCTON — Over the past four football seasons the Waterford Wildcats have put together their fair share of dominating offensive performances. Unfortunately for the Wildcats in Saturday night’s Division VII, Region 27 regional semi-final at Stewart Field in Coshocton, they became the ...

JOHNSTON: Solid finish to season for Cats

COSHOCTON — Waterford High enjoyed one last drive. Never mind that it was very late in the final quarter, colder than a well-digger’s ditch, and the fourth-seeded Wildcats (9-3) were trailing, 33-6, they were determined to get to the house and did when senior quarterback Peyten Stephens ...