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Warren sweeps Williamstown volleyball team

WILLIAMSTOWN — Brooke Stewart had a match-high 15 kills, which included career downed spike No. 1,000 here Thursday night, but it wasn’t enough for host Williamstown as Warren left town with a hard-fought 25-23, 25-17 and 25-21 victory. The Warriors, who improved to 14-4 and locked up the ...

Marietta College men’s soccer routs Muskingum, 5-0

Everyone in a Pioneer men’s soccer uniform saw action on the pitch. Joe Bergin got an opportunity to clear the bench in Marietta College 5-0 triumph over Muskingum University in an Ohio Athletic Conference match Wednesday at Marietta Field. “It was a lot easier than I thought, and ...

Pioneers at JCU Saturday

While Marietta College has tied John Carroll University on the gridiron, it’s never beaten the Blue Streaks in the all-time series. Andy Waddle is hoping that the law of averages are on the Pioneers’ side when they play JCU in an Ohio Athletic Conference football tilt at Don Shula ...

Tiger tennis players advance

PORTSMOUTH — Marietta’s Meredith Coil, Emma Stubbe and Maggie Gottfried kept their tennis seasons going Wednesday. Coil placed second in singles action while Stubbe and Gottfried combined to place second in doubles at the sectional tournament in Portsmouth. District action takes place ...

2 late goals lead Zanesville past Marietta

DEVOLA — It took nearly 66 minutes for someone to find the back of the net Tuesday at Jerry Brock Field. In a match that pitted Marietta and Zanesville, two of the top teams in the East Central Ohio League, it was the visiting Blue Devils who left victorious. Hallie Kimble’s header at ...

Waterford girls golf team dominant at district

UPPER LANDSDOWN — On the Waterford girls golf team’s list of goals, they can now check off “Get back to state.” The Lady Wildcats smoked the competition in Tuesday’s district tournament as their team score of 356 bested runner-up West Union by 39 strokes at Upper Landsdown Golf ...

Waterford girls sweep Wahama

WATERFORD — Jill McCutcheon has had eventful week on the volleyball court. After the 5-foot-4 Waterford senior setter eclipsed the 2,000 career assists mark Monday in a 3-set win against Miller, she added 29 more to that total in the Wildcats’ 3-0 sweep of visiting Wahama Tuesday evening, ...

Warren volleyball battles from 2-0 deficit to beat Marietta

Marietta appeared to have arch rival Warren right where they wanted them Monday night at Sutton Gymnasium as they attempted to complete a season sweep of the Lady Warriors. The Lady Tigers won the first two games and scored the first six points of the third game and looked to be well on their ...

WCCS tops Catholic in tri-match

WILLIAMSTOWN — After both sides easily dispatched an inexperienced Clarksburg Notre Dame squad, the Wood County Christian volleyball team beat Parkersburg Catholic in two entertaining, hard fought sets, 25-23, 25-19. Sarah Barnes set the pace for the Wildcats, registering eleven points and ...

An MC frosh and soph lead the way

Freshman Tanner Clark provided the spark, and sophomore Darrien Fields was the triggerman. The duo put on quite an entertaining show this past Saturday in Marietta College’s 62-56 triumph over visiting Baldwin Wallace University in an Ohio Athletic Conference football game at Don Drumm ...

Marietta College outlasts Baldwin Wallace, 62-56

MARIETTA — Marietta College went on a scoring binge. The Pioneers amassed 624 yards of offense in a wild 62-56 triumph over Baldwin Wallace University in an Ohio Athletic Conference football game Saturday afternoon at Don Drumm Stadium. “The Muskie game left a bitter taste in our mouth ...

Marietta rallies to beat Baldwin Wallace on pitch

MARIETTA – Taylor Reasoner got mobbed by his teammates. The Marietta College senior striker scored two goals, including the sudden death match-winner in the first overtime, to lead the Pioneers to a dramatic 3-2 come-from-behind triumph over Baldwin Wallace University Sunday in an Ohio ...

St. Marys outlasts Williamstown, 21-7

WILLIAMSTOWN — Whoever executes in all three phases of the game Friday night will come away with a victory. This quote by St. Marys head man Jodi Mote could not have been more true after his No. 3 West Virginia Class A Blue Devils improved to 5-0 on the season after a 21-7 victory over ...

Tigers can’t keep up with Cambridge

In less than ideal weather conditions, Cambridge’s rushing attack reigned supreme over Marietta’s pass offense Friday at Don Drumm Stadium. Three ballcarriers rushed 48 times for 261 yards and seven touchdowns as the Bobcats (5-1) claimed a 46-26 win over the Tigers (4-2) in both teams’ ...

Cadets clobber Cougars, 53-0

BEVERLY — Casey Lewis was both the touchdown and homecoming king. The 5-foot-11, 178-pound senior running back scored four TDs to help Fort Frye blank visiting Frontier, 53-0, in a Pioneer Valley Conference football game Friday night. “Casey had a good night,” said FFHS head coach ...

Waterford asserts dominance in 46-7 win over Eastern

WATERFORD — Waterford was hoping to jump out of the gate fast Friday night as they hosted Eastern in a key Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division battle with heavy rains in the forecast. The Wildcats accomplished that goal and then some as they scored 21 points in the first six minutes of ...

MHS volleyball falls to Dover in 4 sets

Marietta High’s volleyball team had a tough week against two Tuscarawas County high schools. After being swept by visiting New Philadelphia Tuesday evening, the Tigers dropped a 3-1 decision to Dover in an East Central Ohio League match Thursday night at Sutton Gym. “We came out and ...

Tiger football seeks ECOL win vs. Cambridge

It’s easy to see how Marietta High School football has developed under the leadership of Jason Schob. The Tigers have enjoyed back-to-back victories over Parkersburg and have opened the past two seasons winning four of their first five games. Some might say that just scratches the surface ...

Williamstown, St. Marys clash in pivotal W.Va. Class A football battle

WILLIAMSTOWN — A playoff type atmosphere will envelop the confines of Williamstown’s football field when the Yellowjackets (4-1) welcome heated rival St. Marys (4-0) for a gigantic midseason matchup with kickoff slated for 7 p.m. Friday. “Not only will there be a competitive atmosphere ...

Tiger senior loves to play baseball

Isaac Danford Marietta High Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.7 Sports: baseball, basketball, football Height: 6-foot Weight: 170 pounds Baseball positions: shortstop, pitcher Football positions: wide receiver, safety Basketball position: ...