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Waterford demolishes Belpre, 68-0

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

’Jacket girls fall in regional

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ST. MARYS — Williamstown High played top-ranked Winfield High tough in the first half. But after the break, it was all Generals as they defeated the Yellowjackets, 6-1, in a Class AA/A regional girls’ soccer final at St. Marys High Tuesday night. “Winfield’s the best (girls) team in ...

Marietta, Warren boys soccer in district action Wednesday

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With a spot in the district championship on the line, the Marietta and Warren boys soccer teams are ready for their district semi matchups Wednesday at Logan High School. The fourth-seeded Tigers (8-6-2) will lead off at 5 p.m. against top-seeded Chillicothe while No. 2 Warren (8-5-3) ...

Williamstown netters sweep LKC

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RAVENSWOOD — It was high quality volleyball here Saturday night in the Little Kanawha Conference championship showdown between Williamstown and Tyler Consolidated. Although each of the first two sets were even at 20 and set three saw a tie at 22-all, it was the Yellowjackets who came ...

Tiger girls bow out in overtime

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JACKSON, Ohio — Marietta High went over and then out. The Tigers played state-ranked and host Jackson High even during regulation time, but ultimately dropped a 2-1 overtime decison in Division II girls soccer sectional-final action at Holzer Field in Alumni Stadium Saturday. “It’s a ...

Marietta boys gain berth in district semis

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DEVOLA — A Max Miller header for a goal off of a corner kick by Gage Herb in the second half proved to be the game-winner as the Marietta Tigers opened soccer tournament play with a 3-2 win over the visiting Jackson Ironmen Saturday. MHS jumped out to an early 2-0 lead before allowing ...

Belpre knocks off Eastern

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BELPRE — Belpre’s Senior Night was saved by a freshman. In just his second start of the season, Brandon Simoniette guided a six-play, 47-yard drive that he capped with a 3-yard, hard-fought touchdown run with 15.9 seconds to play that gave the Goldent Eagles a 25-20 victory over Eastern ...