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Williamstown setter very team-oriented

BreeAnn Reynolds Williamstown Nickname: Bree, Bean Year: Senior Age: 18 GPA: 4.5 Sports: volleyball, basketball, softball Volleyball position: setter Basketball position: shooting guard Hgt.: 5-foot-5 College: undecided Major: undecided (possibly education or ...

Area well-represented at state XC meet

Caldwell High of Noble County advanced the only XC boys’ team in the area to the 2016 OHSAA Cross Country State Tournament at National Trail Raceway in Hebron Saturday at 11 a.m. Ranked eighth in the state in Division III, the Redskins placed three runners in the top 20 at the Pickerington ...

Fort Frye netters in regional semi today

BEVERLY — Fort Frye’s volleyball team has an approximately two-hour bus ride scheduled to Stark County on hump day this week. But that’s a good thing, because as long as the Tiffany Schob-coached Cadets keep winning in the postseason, the distance and travel time increases. Ultimately, ...

Warren boys soccer squad can’t overcome Chillicothe; fall 6-0

LOGAN — Warren had a pretty good idea of what they were up against when they took on top-seeded Chillicothe in a Division II district championship game Saturday afternoon at Logan High School. Unfortunately for the Warriors, Chillicothe was every bit as good as advertised as the Cavaliers ...

Marietta College football falls to Ohio Northern, 45-29

MARIETTA — Marietta College never trailed in the first half. But after the break, the Pioneers never led, and dropped a 45-29 decision to Ohio Northern University in an Ohio Athletic Conference football game Saturday at Don Drumm Stadium. “We never trailed, but weve got to come out in ...

Waterford demolishes Belpre, 68-0

WATERFORD — Waterford High finished with nine takeaways, eight in the first half, on Senior Night. Capitalizing on all of these turnovers, the Wildcats drilled visiting Belpre High, 68-0, to claim the Tri-Valley Conference football crown outright Friday evening. “It must have been my ...

Cadets go 10-0 again

BEVERLY — At times, it looked like Fort Frye could score whenever it wanted Friday night as the Cadets rolled to a 65-0 victory over Wirt County in a non-conference game. The Cadets (10-0) ran a total of seven offensive plays in the first quarter and led 25-0. In the second quarter, Fort ...

Warren falls to Logan in final SEOAL game ever

VINCENT — It had all the makings of a magical ending for the Warren Warriors in their season finale against the visiting Logan Chieftains Friday night. Unfortunately Lady Luck was not kind at all to the royal blue and white as a costly turnover inside the Logan four -yard line with less ...

Tigers denied win vs. Devils

ZANESVILLE — With a 31-27 loss to host Zanesville Friday, Marietta finished 5-5 for the second straight season. The Tigers trailed 17-7, but rallied to go up 27-17 with 2:38 left in the third quarter before relinquishing the lead. Opening up its bag of tricks, Marietta opened the scoring ...

Caldwell wins thriller vs. rival Shenandoah

SARAHSVILLE — Dalton Ivey’s 1-yard touchdown run with 19 seconds left propelled Caldwell to a 31-30 victory over rival Shenandoah Friday. Ivey, who finished with an eye-popping 344 yards on 44 carries, scored three touchdowns on the night for the visiting Redskins. Boone Jones of ...

MC welcomes in Polar Bears on Saturday

Marietta College owns a two-game home winning streak. The Andy Waddle-coached Pioneers (2-5 overall, 2-4 OAC) are hoping to extend it to three when they host Ohio Northern University (3-4, 3-3) in an Ohio Athletic Conference football game at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Don Drumm ...

Fort Frye edges Hiland to advance to regional

BYESVILLE — Fort Frye has played their very best volleyball all season long when their backs are against the wall. Wednesday night the Lady Cadets continued that trend as they scored a five-game win over Berlin-Hiland at Meadowbrook High School to claim their first District championship ...

Warriors headed to district final

LOGAN — A freshman made a memory. Warren’s Ethan Yost scored the only goal in the Warriors’ 1-0 triumph over Washington Court House in a D2 district semifinal boys’ soccer match at Logan High Wednesday night. “Luckily, we were able to finish with Ethan’s goal,” said Warren ...

Marietta boys overpowered by Chillicothe, 7-2

LOGAN — Ian Coleman got a pretty good workout between the pipes. The junior Marietta High keeper was bombarded by 25 Chillicothe High shots in a 7-2 Division II district boys’ soccer semifinal setback Wednesday night at Logan High. Thing is, it could’ve been worse if Coleman ...

Marietta High closes out 2016 at Zanesville, seeks ECOL victory

With one game left in the 2016 high school football season, there is still a lot Marietta High is hoping to accomplish. The Tigers (5-4) enter their week 10 contest against host Zanesville (1-8) with hopes of claiming their first winning season since 2002. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Friday. “We ...

Wildcats not looking past Belpre

WATERFORD — It would be understandable if Waterford was thinking about playoff football instead of taking on Belpre at 7 p.m. Friday. But the Wildcats coach, Eric McCutcheon, hasn’t even mentioned the postseason to his team this week. There’s no way he will let his team think of ...

Waterford star appreciates community support

Isaac Huffman Waterford Year: senior Age: 17 GPA: 3.95 Sports: football, basketball, baseball Hgt.: 6-foot Wgt.: 170 Football position: quarterback/free safety Basketball position: guard Baseball position: catcher College: ...

Fort Frye going for second straight 10-0 season

BEVERLY — For the second consecutive season, the Fort Frye Cadets will look to complete a perfect regular season as they host Wirt County in a non-conference season finale Friday night. The Cadets have barely been tested in 2016 as they come into the game averaging nearly 42 points per game ...

Pickerington Regional cross country meet Saturday

Fort Frye’s Justin Anderson and Mary Kate McElroy each was a blur on the Cambridge district 5K race course. If the twosome can duplicate or better those performances at the Pickerington D3 regional meet Saturday at 11 a.m., they’ll be competing at the OHSAA Cross Country State ...