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Beverly/Lowell aims for successful summer

The Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 Legion baseball team opened its season Wednesday with a game against Meigs, but was called in the fourth inning due to lightning. Head coach Todd Engle is hoping that isn’t a theme throughout the summer, as Post 389/750 is hoping to build off a successful ...

Warren boys hoping to make noise at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium

VINCENT — Sitting on some stairs at the end of the hallway, six Warren boys track athletes are waiting for practice to begin. It’s the last week of school, and it would be easy for them to be focused on summer break. Instead, they are laughing and having fun as they chat about what they ...

Warren girls track duo familiar with state meet

VINCENT — When Millie Ryan was 7 she attended her first Ohio State Track & Field Championships at Ohio State’s Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. She was there to watch her sister, an All-Ohio performer Emma Ryan. “I was watching everyone and how impressed I was with how they were ...

Fort Frye’s Maddie Webb hopes for different outcome at state track meet

BEVERLY — Maddie Webb hopes her second year competing in the Ohio Division III State Track & Field Championships will be a completely different experience. Last year, the Fort Frye sophomore cleared the opening height but landed awkwardly and broke her right fibula at Ohio State’s ...

MHS lightweight 8 finishes 6th in national championship

CAMDEN, N.J. — Marietta High’s girls lightweight 8 finished sixth Saturday in the SRAA National Championship Regatta on the Cooper River. “With one freshman and five sophomores pulling the oars, making the finals in a national championship was an outstanding accomplishment for the crew ...

Dan Hughes is still rocking in WNBA

BEVERLY — Dan Hughes is a notable alumnus of both Fort Frye High and Muskingum University. At the latter in New Concord, he was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame last fall. The 63-year-old Hughes is also the head coach of the WNBA Seattle Storm team, which has tipped off the season ...

Franklin Angelos weighing options

Within the next day or so, 14-year-old Franklin Angelos and his dad George could be on a training run in Athens. Wait a minute...not the university town in southeast Ohio but the one in Greece on the other side of the world. The Angelos family of Parkersburg is currently on holiday in ...

Warren sending 8 to state track meet

NEW CONCORD — Warren High will be sending eight athletes to next week’s state track meet. After the 4x800 relay foursome of Jake Herriott, Trent Sayre, Preston Rowland-Demster and Ethan Yost qualified Thursday, four more athletes punched their tickets Saturday in the Division II regional ...

Marietta Post 64 baseball opens up today

A new season begins today for Marietta Post 64 Legion baseball, and the team has a new head coach. Marietta College Director of Athletics Larry Hiser has taken over for Brian Brewer, and will begin his tenure with Post 64 with a 2 p.m. doubleheader today at Barnesville. Hiser last coached for ...

Warren sending 8 to state track meet

NEW CONCORD — Warren High will be sending eight athletes to next week’s state track meet. After the 4x800 relay foursome of Jake Herriott, Trent Sayre, Preston Rowland-Demster and Ethan Yost qualified Thursday, four more athletes punched their tickets Saturday in the Division II regional ...

Warren boys 4×400 relay team sets regional record

NEW CONCORD — Day one of the Division II regional track meet Thursday at Muskingum University was a success for Warren High School. Highlighting the day for Warriors was the boys 4x800 relay team, which finished first with a regional record time of 7 minutes, 56.85 seconds. The foursome ...

D1, D3 track athletes clinch state berths

PICKERINGTON — For the second straight year, Marietta High will be represented at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Friday in a Division I regional meet at Pickerington North, Tiger junior Torrance Nonnenmacher placed third in the long jump at 17 feet, 9.5 inches to qualify for next week’s ...

Good turnout for 18th annual Dave Couch Golf Tournament

VIENNA — A large tree damaged Blair Couch’s house during a Monday night storm. The Wood County Commissioner and his family are OK and currently living in an apartment, now. “It’s all property loss,” said Couch, one of 144 golfers in flight A and flight B who competed in the 18th ...

Waterford’s Haden Offenberger to wrestle in Fargo in July

WATERFORD — Haden Offenberger has qualified for the July 19-20 Cadet Greco National Tournament at the Fargo Dome in Fargo, N.D. The 132-pound Waterford High freshman grappler advanced by virtue of his third-place finish in the state championships at Otterbein University last ...

Frontier’s Brent West inks with Glenville

NEW MATAMORAS — Brent West will be heading south. The Frontier High senior signed a National Letter of Intent Thursday in the Media Center at the school to continue his education and play baseball at Glenville State College in Glenville, W.Va., next school semester. “It just felt like ...

Regional track meets begin

Track regionals are underway in Ohio, and several local teams were in action Wednesday. Waterford pole vault George Pantelidis hit 12 feet to finish third at the Division III Lancaster regional to earn a berth at next week’s state meet. Pantelidis was the only Washington County athlete to ...

Tiger Navy has good outing at Mercyhurst Prep Regatta

Marietta High’s girls varsity lightweight 8 enjoyed a winning tune-up last weekend for nationals. In preparation for this Friday’s and Saturday’s Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) Regatta on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J., the Tiger Navy boat claimed gold at the 39th ...

MHS senior capping senior year on a high note

Max Garrison Marietta High Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.74 Favorite subject: calculus Sports: Track (outdoor and indoor), cross country, and swimming College: The Ohio State University Major: mechanical engineering Family: Russ and Jennifer Garrison (father and mother); older ...

Local track athletes compete in regionals this week

While there will of course be several first-place winners in this week’s regional track & field meets around the state, it’s mostly about survival of the top 4 in each event. Those four will be the only prep thinclads to advance to the June 1-2 OHSAA State Championships at Jesse Owens ...

Frontier’s Kylie Daugherty headed to Marietta College

NEW MATAMORAS — Kylie Daugherty will be fitted for both a basketball and softball uniform at Marietta College. Just like in high school. The 5-foot-10 Frontier High senior standout announced her intention to continue her education and play two sports at MC in a commitment ceremony at the ...