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Waterford remains unbeaten in TVC

WATERFORD — Waterford High sizzled during the second eight minutes of play. The Wildcats outpointed Belpre High 29-4 in the second quarter en route to an 80-52 triumph in Tri-Valley Conference-Hocking Division boys’ basketball action at the Cooper Annex Friday night. “We made a ...

Cadets do enough to earn win over Caldwell, 54-40

CALDWELL — The ability to find a way to get a win on a night when you don’t play your best basketball is usually the sign of a pretty good basketball team. Friday night a pretty good Fort Frye Cadets basketball overcame a dismal first half shooting performance and a third quarter rally by ...

Marietta bested by New Philly; drops 4th straight

Marietta coach Glenn Dawson was already looking forward. A mere 15 minutes after falling to New Philadelphia 60-48 in an East Central Ohio League contest at Sutton Gymnasium Friday night, Dawson said the Tigers had already put it behind them. “We’re focused on playing Crooksville on ...

Catholic boys hold on for 54-48 win over Yellowjackets

WILLIAMSTOWN — Parkersburg Catholic held host Williamstown to just one field goal in the final 6:45 of the second quarter here Friday night and the Crusaders used a stout defense to hand the Yellowjackets their third straight loss, 54-48, in a battle of ranked Class A Little Kanawha ...

St. Marys Invite

ST. MARYS — Tiffany Graham had the hot hand. The 5-foot-7 junior guard scored 10 of her 15 points in the third quarter as Frontier High defeated Parkersburg Catholic, 50-40, in a St. Marys Basketball Invitational girls’ opener at SMHS Thursday night. “I haven’t been shooting very ...

Wood County Christian downs Parkersburg Christian

WILLIAMSTOWN — Wood County Christian got back on the winning track here Thursday evening as the Wildcats never trailed during a 37-14 triumph versus visiting Parkersburg Christian. Sarah Barnes, who finished the tilt with game-highs of 15 points and 10 boards, was honored before the opening ...

Linsly Academy downs host Fort Frye, 35-28

BEVERLY —  Fort Frye could simply not buy a bucket in Thursday nights rematch game against the visiting Linsly Keydets. Fort Frye shot just 22 percent from the field in the game while making just one of 14 shots from behind the arc as Linsly revenged an earlier loss with a 35-28 ...

Richardson’s hot hand helps Marietta top Purple Raiders

Keith Richardson is a scoring point guard. The 5-foot-9 junior tallied 30 points and dished out six assists, both game-highs, as Marietta College defeated the University of Mount Union, 96-78, in Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball action at Ban Johnson Arena Wednesday ...

Borich leads MC past Mount

ALLIANCE — The Marietta College women's basketball team downed the University of Mount Union, 80-75, in overtime Wednesday (Jan. 11) evening. The Pioneers improve to 8-6 overall and 2-5 in the Ohio Athletic Conference. Mount Union galls to 8-6 on the season and 3-4 in the OAC. Brooke Borich ...

Marietta swimmers have 2 big meets coming up

Marietta High has two scheduled swim meets that will be serving as weekend bookends. On Friday at 5 p.m., the MHS boys and girls will be competing in an East Central Ohio League (ECOL) event at Coshocton. And, then on Monday at high noon, the orange and black swimmers will be hosting their ...

Bedgood wants to play college football

Deijon Bedgood Belpre High Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.2 Sports: basketball, football College: Muskingum or Marietta Major: computer engineering Family: Jeff Bedgood and Candice Gabriel (father and mother); two brothers — Makaia and Andre Q: You recently scored your ...

Warren’s Ford embraces bench role

VINCENT — Following Tuesday’s 78-61 victory over Marietta High, Warren senior Bishop Ford exited the locker room and was congratulated by family and friends on a solid performance. Ford, typically the first player off Warren’s bench, finished with 16 points and eight rebounds to help ...

Frontier, Catholic to meet in St. Marys Invite tonight

ST. MARYS — A potential match-up between the undefeated Frontier Lady Cougars and the St. Marys Lady Blue Devils could well be the highlight of the 13th annual St. Marys Invitational which kicks off tonight. Frontier comes into the invite winners of 11 straight games to kick off the ...

Warren matmen to compete in Mountain State Saturday

Fort Frye High was the lone Ohio school in last year’s St. Marys Blue Devil Alumni wrestling tournament in Pleasants County, W.Va. This Saturday at 10 a.m. at the third annual event, the Cadets will be joined by a couple of other Washington County schools, Warren and Marietta. Also in the ...

Warriors roll past rival Marietta High, 78-61

VINCENT — Warren needed a big-time comeback to defeat Marietta earlier in the season. This time, the Warriors almost never trailed. After outscoring the Tigers 15-2 in the second quarter, Warren rolled to a 78-61 victory Tuesday to improve to 9-2 on the season. “It was a good team ...

Crusaderettes fall to Tyler Consolidated

PARKERSBURG — There was not much to shout about for host Parkersburg Catholic, the 12th-ranked Class A girls basketball team in West Virginia this week, after the Crusaderettes were done in decisively by Tyler Consolidated 81-64 Tuesday night. The Silver Knights doubled their win total to ...

Lady Tigers cruise past Athens for 4th victory

Marietta High’s defensive play was superb. The Tigers limited Athens High to three single-digit quarters en route to a 42-27 win in non-conference girls’ basketball action at Sutton Gym Monday night. “Our defense was pretty solid,” said MHS head coach Mark Hannuksela. “It’s not ...

Fort Frye girls upset Warren

BEVERLY — Fort Frye had been waiting for a performance like this all season. Entering Monday’s game at an atypical 5-4, the Cadets put together one of their best performances of the season and upset Warren 51-39 in a non-conference game. “It’s a really good win for this team,” ...

Lady Cougars top Shenandoah, 40-29, remain undefeated

NEW MATAMORAS — As expected Frontier has gotten outstanding production all season long from it’s strong senior class. Tuesday night in a Pioneer Valley Conference battle against Shenandoah at the Hank Morus Gymnasium it was the Lady Cougar junior class that shined as Frontier remained ...

Cadets hold off late Waterford comeback

BEVERLY — Justin Anderson tossed in a game-high 32 points as the Fort Frye Cadets held off a late Waterford comeback bid and downed the visiting Wildcats 67-64 Saturday night at Fort Frye High School. Anderson tallied 16 points each in both halves as Fort Frye built up a double-digit third ...