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Marietta High’s Tia Jarvis likes to shoot the 3

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Tia Jarvis Marietta High Year: senior Age: 17 Nickname: Smiley GPA: 3.7 favorite subject: science Sports: basketball, volleyball College: undecided Major: pre-med Family: Ed and Donna Jarvis (father and mother); T.J. Shaw (half brother) Question: Do you have a ...

Warren to host Hickory Grove invite Saturday

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VINCENT — Warren High will be seeking its fourth straight Hickory Grove Market Wrestling Invitational championship at 10 a.m. this upcoming Saturday at the Warrior Coliseum. The competition figures to be tough, though, especially with fellow Washington County schools’ Marietta High, ...

Wood County Christian boys have good size

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WILLIAMSTOWN — There’s no shortage of talent on the Wood County Christian boys basketball roster this season. The Wildcats started the season 2-2 and are hoping to keep racking up wins as the season progresses. Head coach Dan Morris said the team is hoping to find an identity. “We won ...

Wood County Christian girls basketball young, growing

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Despite an 0-3 start to the season, the Wood County Christian girls basketball team has a lot to be optimistic about this season. The Wildcats, coached by A.G. Harris, have talent on their roster. One thing they don’t have on their roster are any seniors, so it’s a young ...

Fort Frye falls to Meadowbrook in opener

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye High faced a tall task in its season opener. The Cadets struggled offensively from the get-go, and ultimately dropped a 62-36 decision to visiting Meadowbrook High in non-conference boys’ basketball action Tuesday night. “We were just outsized and outmatched,” ...

Catholic boys cruise past Ritchie in season opener

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PARKERSBURG — Cade Ullman scored a game-high 27 points while Parkersburg Catholic teammates Jeb Boice and Patrick Copen each recorded a double-double here Tuesday during the Crusaders’ 83-50 season-opening victory versus Ritchie County in a Little Kanawha Conference West Division ...

Four MC football players honored

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Marietta College placed four players on the D3football.com 2018 All-North Region Team announced Tuesday morning. The four all-region honorees are the most for the Pioneers since earning five selections in 2006. Seniors Caleb Riggleman and Brendan Mulholland earned first team honors. Junior ...

Fort Frye tops South in buzzer beater, 53-52

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PARKERSBURG — Olivia Schneider got mobbed by her Cadet teammates. The 5-foot-3 guard drained a game-winning, buzzer-beating 3 from the right corner as Fort Frye defeated Parkersburg South, 53-52, Monday night in girls’ basketball action at the Rod Oldham Athletic Center. “You know, the ...

Waterford improves to 2-0 after dominating win

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WATERFORD — After making appearances in three straight state championship games, Waterford began a whole new era of girls basketball Monday night at the Harry Cooper Annex and the young Wildcats made quite a first impression as they rolled to a 60-13 win over the Southern Tornadoes. The ...

Yellowjackets fall in Wheeling

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WHEELING, W.Va. — Mistakes doomed the Yellowjackets in a 44-15 Class A state championship loss to Wheeling Central Saturday night at Wheeling Island Stadium. Terry Smith stated earlier in the week his team needed a mistake-free game for a fighting chance to hoist the championship trophy ...

Tiger girls bested by Loudonville, 84-60

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MARIETTA — Marietta High’s orange and black had the blues at the end of the first quarter. Trailing the Loudonville Redbirds by 17, the Tigers never really recovered and dropped an 84-60 decision Saturday at Marietta College’s Ban Johnson Arena. “We got off to a slow start at Dover ...

Marietta High gets overtime win over rival Warren

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Marietta boys basketball coach J.D. Secrest remembers very well the last time the Tigers defeated the rival Warren Warriors on the hardcourt. As a matter of fact, the veteran head coach in the first full season of his second tenure at MHS can tell you the exact date that the Tigers last ...

Williamstown hopes to dethrone Central

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Call it whatever you want — David versus Goliath or underdog against favorite — but at 7 p.m. today inside Wheeling Island Stadium the No. 6 Williamstown Yellowjackets will attempt to dethrone defending Class A state champion and top-seeded Wheeling Central. While the ...

Crusaderettes roll past Ritchie County, 63-27

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PARKERSBURG — After freshman Leslie Huffman drained her first two varsity threes in the opening minutes of play, Parkersburg Catholic High was off and running — literally. The go-go Crusaderettes ran visiting Ritchie County pretty much off the court, downing the Rebels, 63-27, in a ...

Fort Frye defeats Caldwell in PVC opener, 63-23

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye High was hard to guard. With five cagers scoring in double digits, the Cadets defeated visiting Caldwell High, 63-23, in Pioneer Valley Conference girls’ basketball action Thursday night. “I’m really happy with the balance,” said FFHS head coach Dan Liedtke. ...

Yellowjackets embrace underdog role

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WILLIAMSTOWN — After Wheeling Central won last year’s Class A state title game against St. Marys, 40-21, the Maroon Knights already were pegged as mortal locks for a repeat crown. Following a 9-1 regular season, which earned head coach Mike Young’s club the No. 1 seed, the Maroon ...

St. Marys girls cruise to victory over Frontier

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NEW MATAMORAS — Judging from their season opener Thursday night at Frontier, the St. Marys Blue Devils appear to have a very deep basketball team. That depth proved to be too much for the Cougars as St. Marys rolled to a 64-26 win with 10 different girls scoring at least a field ...

Marietta College men, women dominant at BanJo

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Caleb Hoyng torched the Tigers. The 6-foot-4 junior scored a career-high 26 points to lead No. 21-ranked and undefeated Marietta College to an 84-74 triumph over No. 7 Wittenberg University in a men’s basketball game at Ban Johnson Arena Wednesday night. “He was unbelievable,” said MC ...