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Frontier sweeps St. Marys

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NEW MATAMORAS — Katen Petty and Allison Myers both had some incentive to play well on Senior Night. The two Frontier High veteran netters capped regular-season play in their home gym on a winning note as the Donna Murphy-coached Cougars swept visiting St. Marys High of Pleasants County, ...

Mullen has big game in Tigers’ win over Big Reds

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PARKERSBURG—An emotional senior night for the Big Reds was met with a competitive girls’ soccer match Monday evening as visiting Marietta High took home a 3-2 victory. Marietta’s senior forward Lexi Mullen sprung into action almost instantly after the first whistle was blown. A quick ...

Sturm, Crusaders run past Calhoun County

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PARKERSBURG — Wonderful weather graced the campus of Parkersburg Catholic High School for a special day for all in attendance. The Crusaders’ football team welcomed Calhoun County to its own field instead of the usual Parkersburg High Stadium Field for home games. “It was a great ...

Clark, Fields lead Pioneers to 38-34 win vs. Heidelberg

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TIFFIN — Tanner Clark ran for 232 yards and three touchdowns, none bigger than his 1-yard game-winner with 1:19 left in the game to give Marietta College a 38-34 win Saturday at Heidelberg. The Pioneers, now 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the Ohio Athletic Conference, trailed 34-31 when they got ...

Warren boys drill Parkersburg South, 4-0

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VINCENT — Warren High enjoyed some morning glory on the pitch. The Warriors scored three first-half goals en route to a 4-0 blanking of visiting Parkersburg South in prep boys’ soccer action Saturday morn. “We played well today, a lot better than the first time we played them,” said ...

Tigers hold on for 14-6 win over Bears

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On a night where their offense had a bit of an off night, Marietta relied heavily on special teams and defense en route to a hard fought, 14-6 East Central Ohio League victory Friday night over the visiting River View Black Bears at Don Drumm Stadium. The Tiger defense limited the Bears to ...

Big second half powers Cadets past Barnesville

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye had more big plays than Barnesville. The Cadets exploded for 34 second-half points en route to a 42-20 come-from-behind triumph over the visiting Shamrocks in a homecoming football game Friday night. “Tate (Engle) played well, and all the running backs played well,” ...

’Jackets run past Tyler on Homecoming

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WILLIAMSTOWN —The Yellowjackets continued their win-streak and are now 6-1, beating out Tyler Consolidated, 51-18, Friday during homecoming night. The home team’s defensive line held strong during the first quarter as Tyler Consolidated began its first drive. Linebacker Brady Ankrom ...

Wildcats bounce back, top Wahama

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WATERFORD — Braden Bellville carried 14 times for 173 yards and two touchdowns as Waterford cruised to a 44-0 victory over Wahama Friday night. The Wildcats, now 5-2, play host to Southern in a key TVC-Hocking contest next week. Bellville got the scoring started with a 16-yard TD run in ...

Marietta College hits the road to play Heidelberg

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Another entertaining shootout could be on tap when Marietta College plays Heidelberg University in an Ohio Athletic Conference football game this Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Hoernemann Stadium in Tiffin. The Andy Waddle-coached Pioneers (4-0, 3-0), who share first place in the OAC standings with ...

Marietta Middle School wins golf championship

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BELPRE — Marietta took the honors of first place at the Wood County Middle School golf championship Wednesday at Oxbow Golf and Country Club with a combined team effort of 388. Parkersburg Catholic finished the course as the runners-up in the championship and also ended the 2018 golf ...

Marietta plays host to River View Friday, looking for 4th win

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River View head coach Mike Hemming has watched his program win more games through six weeks this season than it had the previous five seasons combined. The Black Bears are off to a 4-2 start heading into this Friday’s game against Marietta. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Don Drumm ...

Local golf teams navigating through tournament

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While postseason golf play is just beginning for the Marietta and Warren boys, it’s over for Waterford, Fort Frye, and Belpre. The Tigers and Warriors are scheduled to tee off in an OHSAA Southeast Division I sectional match at 9 a.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 4) at Crown Hill Golf Club in ...

Spencer even runs on her days off during track

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Sydney Spencer Belpre Nickname: Syd Year: senior Age: 17 GPA: 4.2 Favorite subject: math Sports: Volleyball, basketball, track&field College: undecided Major: Communication science and disorders (speech therapy) Family: Jason Spencer (father), Melinda Helmick (mother); ...

Warren, Fort Frye, Waterford, Frontier all at home

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BEVERLY — For the third straight year the Fort Frye Cadets will go to battle with Barnesville, but this Friday’s non-conference tilt will be the first time the Shamrocks have made the trip to Beverly. Two seasons ago in a Division VI, Region 23 playoff game at Don Drumm Stadium, Fort Frye ...

Who blinks first in Knights vs. Yellowjackets?

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Something has to give when two of the hottest teams in Class A meet at 7 p.m. Friday night. Eighth-ranked Williamstown (5-1) hosts 18th-ranked Tyler Consolidated (3-2) as winners of five in a row, while the Silver Knights tasted victory the past three weeks after an 0-2 ...

’JACKETS SPLIT TRI

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown beat Philip Barbour on the road last week and had the visiting Colts on the ropes in the opening set of Monday night’s triangular volleyball meet before being swept 25-21 and 25-23. “We just kind of lost our focus,” said Yellowjackets head coach Rachelle ...

Warren rallies to defeat Crooksville, 20-14

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VINCENT — Brandon Simoniette rolled right and didn't stop until he reached paydirt. The Warren senior quarterback's 33-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter proved to be the game-winner as the Warriors rallied to defeat visiting Crooksville, 20-14, in prep football action ...

Marietta sharp in 42-0 victory against Shenandoah

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After a scoreless first quarter, it was all Marietta High. The Tigers scored 21 second-period points en route to a 42-0 blanking of Shenandoah High in prep football action at Don Drumm Stadium Friday night. “We were a little worried in the beginning,” said MHS head coach Jason Schob. ...