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Welch is both a hoops and golf standout

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Jordan Welch Waterford Year: senior Age: 17 GPA: 3.9 (honor student) Sports: golf, basketball, baseball (freshman and sophomore years) Top honors: 2nd team all-state in basketball and conference MVP in golf College: undecided Major: undecided Family: Jeff and JoAnn (father and ...

Marietta visits undefeated Meadowbrook Friday

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Ten times Meadowbrook has taken the court this season, and every time the Colts have walked off with a win. Marietta High will look to put a stop to that trend Friday night when the Tigers (5-3) visit Byesville to take on Meadowbrook for an East Central Ohio League showdown. Tip-off is ...

Frontier girls to visit Fort Frye, look to stay unbeaten

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BEVERLY — Things are looking pretty good for the Frontier girls basketball team. The Lady Cougars are off to a 10-0 start, and a win over Fort Frye Friday would put them in good position for the Pioneer Valley Conference championship. “This is the best start we’ve gotten off to,” ...

Meadowbrook escapes with win over Warren, 50-49

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VINCENT — When two evenly-matched basketball teams square off, sometimes all it comes down to is one big shot. Tuesday night at Warren High School, it was visiting Meadowbrook which saw Zach Touvell drain a corner 3-pointer with eight seconds left to give the undefeated Colts (10-0) a 50-49 ...

Waterford well-balanced in win over Wahama

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WATERFORD — Even with a long holiday layoff, Waterford still was able to light up the scoreboard, especially after the break. The Wildcats scored 50 second-half points en route to an 82-40 triumph over Wahama in a Tri-Valley Conference boys’ basketball game at the Harry Cooper Annex ...

Williamstown rolls past Tyler Consolidated

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Tyler Consolidated was bound and determined not to allow Williamstown senior Isaac Brown to beat them. The visiting Silver Knights used “junk” defenses all game long on the Williamstown senior standout but when it was all said and done Brown still tossed in a game-high 20 ...

Tigers play at The Q

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CLEVELAND — Not many high school basketball players get an opportunity to play on the same floor as the defending National Basketball Association champions. On Monday at Quicken Loans Arena, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Marietta High fell to Whitehall-Yearling, 56-43, but enjoyed the ...

Frontier girls grab 71-34 victory over Beallsville

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NEW MATAMORAS — The Frontier Cougars may well be the most unheralded, undefeated basketball team in the area. In fact the Cougars may well be the only undefeated team left in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The Cougars just keep quietly rolling along, seemingly getting better with each passing ...

Warriors cruise past Caldwell, 72-40, at Marietta College

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For the first 10 minutes of Saturday evening’s match up at the Peoples Bank Ohio River Basketball Challenge between Caldwell and Warren, the Redskins managed to hang right with the heavily favored Warriors. Unfortunately for Redskin head coach Clint Crane and his team the next ten minutes ...

Lady Tigers come from behind to beat Fort Frye

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Marietta High got a boost from its bench. The non-starters finished with 18 points to help the Tigers earn a 52-41 come-from-behind triumph over Fort Frye in a Peoples Bank Ohio River Basketball Challenge Tournament girls’ game at Marietta College’s Ban Johnson Arena Friday ...

Balanced Cadets bring down Wirt County, 86-38

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Fort Frye High got after it right after the opening tip-off. And, there was no slowing down the Cadets as they defeated Wirt County, 86-38, in a Peoples Bank Ohio River Basketball Challenge Tournament game at Marietta College’s Ban Johnson Arena Friday afternoon. “We wanted to make it a ...

Brown, ’Jackets top Belpre, 63-59

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Williamstown did everything it could to get ready for Belpre’s pressure defense, but it still took the Yellowjackets time to adjust. “We didn’t handle their pressure very well in the first quarter,” said Williamstown coach Scott Sauro. “You can’t play slow against it. You have to ...

Waterford falls to Alexander on buzzer beater

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WATERFORD — Rachel Richardson’s 3-pointer at the buzzer spoiled a dramatic fourth quarter comeback by the defending state champion Waterford Wildcats and gave the visiting Alexander Spartans a 55-52 win at the Harry W. Cooper Annex Thursday night. Waterford trailed by 10 points heading ...

Warren girls run past Beallsville

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VINCENT — Warren High played its third game in as many nights, routing visiting Beallsville High, 79-43, in OVAC girls' basketball action Thursday evening. "You could tell a little bit on defense that we were a step or two slower," said WHS head Amy Colgrove, whose Warriors (8-2) played ...

Lady Warriors fall to PHS, 68-56

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PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg used a 13-1 run early in the opening stanza here Wednesday night and Warren never fully recovered as the Big Reds successfully defended their Jack Stephens Memorial Holiday Classic title by handing the Warriors a 68-56 setback in the ninth annual event. Warren, ...

Crusaderettes defeat Herbert Hoover to claim Mary O title

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PARKERSBURG — Senior Alex Saunders had one of those games Wednesday night for Parkersburg Catholic. Saunders scored 25 points, including her 1,000th career point at PCHS, to help the hosts win the 21st annual Mary O Crusaderette Classic and was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding ...

Baseball is Gandee’s favorite sport

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Bryce Gandee Warren Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.8 Favorite subjects: history and English Sports: baseball, basketball, football College: Marietta College Major: Health science or political science Family: Jason and Kim Gandee (father and mother); 3 younger brothers (Brett, ...

Lady Tigers, Lady Cadets hope to bounce back

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Marietta High’s girls had quite a bit of success with a trapping fullcourt press in its last East Central Ohio League game against Meadowbrook High at Suttun Gym on Dec. 21. Look for more of the same when the Tigers (1-7) face Fort Frye High (5-3) in a Peoples Bank Ohio River Basketball ...

Warren has size advantage over Caldwell boys

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Warren High’s boys will be looking to get back on the winning track when it squares off against Caldwell High in a Peoples Bank Ohio River Basketball Challenge Tournament game at Ban Johnson Arena on the campus of Marietta College Friday at 6:15 p.m. On Tuesday night, the previously ...