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LKC CHAMPIONS

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GLENVILLE — Cullen Cutright had a nine-run cushion before he ever threw a pitch. The senior right-hander took the ball in Friday’s Little Kanawha Conference championship against Ritchie County at Sue Morris Sports Complex and threw a five-inning, complete game gem in the Yellowjackets’ ...

Catholic netters bound for states

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CLARKSBURG— Repeating as the Class AA/A Region II was put on the hold for the Parkersburg Catholic Crusaders boys’ and girls’ tennis teams. Both groups managed to only finish the singles bracket, due to the weather forcing doubles to resume today at Robert C. Byrd High School. ...

Frontier softball takes down River, 6-4

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NEW MATAMORAS — Before Thursday night’s showdown against their neighbors and arch-rival River Pilots, the Frontier Cougars honored the six seniors on this year’s team. The Cougars got plenty of contribution from their senior class in the game as they held off a seventh inning Pilot ...

Morgan’s Don Marks track invitational slated for Saturday

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McCONNELSVILLE — Waterford High has had a busy week on the track. This past Wednesday, the Rob Sury-coached WHS thinclads competed in the Tri-Valley Conference-Hocking Division meet at Meigs High. And, on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., the Wildcats are scheduled to compete in the 40th annual Don ...

Williamstown girls look to defend LKC track crown

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PARKERSBURG — Winning the Little Kanawha Conference track title is a big deal, but being healthy and ready for next week’s regional meet is of the utmost importance. The toughest conference in the Mountain State will begin their annual meet with running events getting underway at 4 p.m. ...

Warren baseball rallies to defeat Parkersburg, 7-5

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PARKERSBURG — Warren shook off a shaky start with a 6-run fifth inning en route to a 7-5 come-from-behind triumph over the Parkersburg Big Reds Wednesday night in non-conference baseball action at Bennett Stump Field in City Park. “The kids responded well after getting down 4-0,” said ...

Cottom’s heroics lift Pios past Muskingum

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Brady Cottom lined a two-out, two-run double to left center in the bottom of the eighth inning giving Marietta College a 10-9 non-conference win over rival Muskingum University Wednesday evening at Don Schaly Stadium. The Pioneers move to 18-19 on the season, while the Muskies fall to 11-24 ...

Fort Frye gets dramatic 5-4 win against Trimble

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye prevailed in dramatic fashion on Senior Night. The Cadets rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge visiting Trimble, 5-4, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday evening. “We haven’t had one of those in awhile at Fort Frye, so it’s nice ...

Big 6th inning lifts MHS past Logan

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Marietta rallied to score three times in the bottom of the sixth inning and went on to down the visiting Logan Chieftans 9-7 Tuesday night at Phillips Field. Every single hitter in the Tiger lineup collected at least one base hit and Marietta played errorless ball as they made a winner out of ...

Tigers win on Senior Night

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Derek Duckworth threw seven innings of two-hit, shutout baseball in Marietta High’s 8-0 win over Logan Tuesday at Don Schaly Stadium. Technically, it was all in relief. Duckworth entered the game after injured senior Max Cogswell threw one pitch to injured senior catcher Brady Vincent. ...

Williamstown softball gets sectional win over Wirt

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PARKERSBURG — An 11-run second inning propelled the four seed Williamstown Yellowjackets past the five seed Wirt County Tigers in a five-inning 13-4 mercy rule victory at Godbey field Tuesday evening. The Class A, Region IV, Section 1 tournament win sets the ‘Jackets on a collision course ...

TIGERS TOO LATE

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MARIETTA —A comeback attempt fell short in the seventh inning as the Marietta Tigers fell to Coshocton in a 13-8 slugfest on Monday evening. In what was the last regular season home game at Legion Field, the Tigers matched the Redskins stride-for-stride until the fifth inning. That’s when ...

Marietta baseball comeback falls short in loss

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MARIETTA —A comeback attempt fell short in the seventh inning as the Marietta Tigers fell to Coshocton in a 13-8 slugfest on Monday evening. In what was the last regular season home game at Legion Field, the Tigers matched the Redskins stride-for-stride until the fifth inning. That’s when ...

Warren capitalizes on Fort errors

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BEVERLY — Warren appreciated Fort Frye generosity. The visiting Warriors capitalized on six Cadet errors in a 9-3 triumph Monday evening at the FFHS baseball field. “We had lost four out of five, but we hadn’t been playing bad baseball,” said WHS skipper Ryan Lemley. “We just ...

Warren capitalizes on Fort errors

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BEVERLY — Warren appreciated Fort Frye's generosity. The visiting Warriors capitalized on six Cadet errors in a 9-3 triumph Monday evening at the FFHS baseball field. “We had lost four out of five, but we hadn’t been playing bad baseball,” said WHS skipper Ryan Lemley. “We just ...

Frontier softball falls

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WHEELING, W.Va. — For Madonna coach Chris Conti, it wasn’t the expectations that mattered — it was the heart of his team. Despite losing first team all-state pitcher Katie Gasvoda to graduation and another first-teamer and a second-teamer transferring out, the Madonna softball team did ...

Fort Frye’s Huck to play in North-South Classic

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Brenden Huck didn’t hesitate when he got the offer to play in the Ohio North-South Classic all-star football game. “I said, ‘Heck yeah. Of course,’” the Fort Frye senior recalled. “It’s an amazing opportunity. I feel honored to be able to play in this game.” The North-South ...

Warren’s Barta to golf at Shawnee

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VINCENT — Warren High has one of the premier golfing programs not only in the Mid-Ohio Valley but in southeast Ohio. Year-in and year-out, the Nathan Evans-coached Warriors have fielded very competitive teams. And, not surprisingly, several of the players, including Nick Ward, Kyler ...

Tiger Navy on the water this weekend

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Marietta High’s Tiger Navy will be heading south to Oak Ridge, Tn., with a little extra pocket change this weekend. Recently, the MHS crew won $500 from NK Sports Performance Electronics. NK annually supports 10 programs with a $500 grant towards its equipment. The five finalists with the ...

Frontier fights for 3-2 victory over River

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NEW MATAMORAS — Frontier High hustled its way to a 3-2 come-from-behind triumph over visiting River High in rivalry baseball action Wednesday evening. After the Cougars (7-12) scored twice from second base on two infield hits in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a one-run lead, ...