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Tigers swept by talented Quakers volleyball team

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Betsy Wriston had a birthday Tuesday and would’ve liked to have celebrated a Marietta Tigers volleyball victory. But Ohio Division I state-ranked New Philadelphia had other ideas, and swept MHS, 25-13, 25-15, and 25-18, in East Central Ohio League VB action at Sutton Gymnasium. “I ...

FIVE-SET THRILLER

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VINCENT— Warren High was looking at a possbile sweep on the volleyball court after claiming the first two sets against visiting Fort Frye. But just like that the momentum switched and the rallying Cadets came back to force a fifth and final game, which the Warriors won, 15-9, Monday night to ...

Waterford fights hard for sweep

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WATERFORD— The host Wildcats weren’t about to be swept a second time this season by the visiting Eastern Eagles Monday evening at the Cooper Annex. Eastern wasn’t about to let them return the favor easily either, though that is what happened following a hard fought three sets. ...

JOHNSTON: MHS girls’ booters have a legit squad

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DEVOLA — Marietta High’s girls soccer team welcomed back Gretchen Lankford on Senior Day Saturday at Jerry Brock Field. The starting junior defender had gone four weeks and two days since playing in her last match due to a copperhead snake bite in the Broughton Nature Preserve. The ...

Trimble cannot quite sweep Belpre

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BELPRE — Two volleyball teams going in opposite directions of each other did battle on Monday night, as Belpre couldn’t catch up to visiting Trimble. The Golden Eagles claimed the second set, but that was all, as the Tomcats took the match 25-16, 17-25, 25-12, 25-15. Leading the way for ...

Marietta High girls stay unbeaten, blank Minford

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DEVOLA — Undefeated Marietta High staged a relentless attack and had Minford High in a defensive posture for the entire match. The East Central Ohio League Champion Tigers outshot the Falcons, 38-0, en route to a 5-0 triumph on Saturday Senior Day in non-conference girls’ soccer action at ...

Fournier helps lead orange and black boys to victory

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DEVOLA — Sean Fournier’s go-ahead goal in the second half was a cannon shot. The Marietta High senior standout also finished with an assist to help the Tigers defeat Bexley High, 3-1, Saturday night in boys’ soccer action at Jerry Brock Field. “I got the ball and shifted to my ...

Williamstown boys soccer blanks Nitro

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Nitro had a few chances here Saturday on senior day, but host Williamstown pitched a 1-0 shutout with Baylor Haught in goal as the Yellowjackets of head coach Jason Hill extended their unbeaten streak to five matches. Williamstown, now 7-5-1 with a home match at 5 p.m. Tuesday ...

Frontier keeps rolling, defeats Magnolia 47-13

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NEW MATAMORAS — Undefeated Frontier High claimed its first homecoming win in 10 years. After spotting Magnolia High a touchdown early, the Cougars scored 41 unanswered points en route to a 47-13 triumph Friday night in prep football action at FHS. “I’ve been really impressed with our ...

Tigers doubled up by Big Reds, 42-21

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PARKERSBURG — Homecoming was a happy one here Friday night inside Stadium Field for host Parkersburg as the Big Reds tallied the final three touchdowns en route to doubling up Marietta, 42-21. The Tigers evened the game at 21-all late in the third when Corbin Alkire hooked up with Donavon ...

Wildcats cruise to victory over Falcons, 46-7

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WATERFORD — The Waterford Wildcats were hoping to make Friday night’s Tri-Valley Conference battle against visiting Miller a statement game. The Wildcats achieved that objective and then some as they cruised to a bruising 46-7 win over the Falcons to improve to 4-1 on the season. The ...

Ty Moore’s running leads Williamstown past Buffalo, 37-7

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown senior running Ty Moore was a constant thorn in the side of the Buffalo Bison defenders Friday night at Yellowjacket Field, running for a season-high 214 yards and reaching the end zone a total of four times in the ’Jackets’ 37-7 pounding versus Buffalo on ...

Roundup: Cadets charge past ’Noles, go to 5-0

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WOODSFIELD — It didn’t take Fort Frye long Friday night to show why it’s worthy of a top 10 state ranking. The Cadets, ranked 10th in the latest Ohio Associated Press Division VI listing, scored on their first offensive play and that set the tone for a 41-0 walloping of Monroe Central ...

Belpre golf seeks first district championship

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JACKSON — The Belpre High golf team has won a sectional championship. The Golden Eagles carded 373 as a team to place first Wednesday at Franklin Valley Golf Course. Belpre edged runner-up South Gallia by five strokes. The Golden Eagles were led by Eric Dotson’s 86. Jacob Ferrier scored ...

Warren, Athens girls soccer teams play to 0-0 draw

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VINCENT —After beating Athens High by a goal at The Plains in its August season opener, the host Warren High girls’ soccer team had to settle for a 0-0 draw in the return meeting Thursday night. “We didn’t lose, but a tie’s never really fun, either,” said WHS head coach Andy ...

Cougars host Magnolia, look to stay unbeaten

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NEW MATAMORAS —Frontier football is feeling juiced after a 4-0 start, and rightfully so. The Cougars passed their toughest test of the season last Friday with a 33-20 win at Cameron, and now will look for their fifth straight win to start the season this Friday when they play host to ...

Tigers, Big Reds hoping for momentum going into 2nd half

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PARKERSBURG — As the halfway point of the season arrives, the Parkersburg High School football team has been alternating wins and losses each week. That gives the Big Reds of third-year head coach Mike Byus a 2-2 record heading into their homecoming game at 7:30 p.m. Friday versus Marietta ...

Fort Frye looks to stay unbeaten; Golden Eagles face big test

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BEVERLY — After surviving what proved to be their first true test of the 2019 campaign last week against Division IV Meadowbrook, the Fort Frye Cadets will look to remain unbeaten when they travel to Woodsfield to take on a much improved Monroe Central team. The Cadets scored 28 points in ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders

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Mid-Ohio Valley Football Leaders SCORING Name, school TD FG 2 1 PTS Noah Barnhart, Frontier 10 0 0 0 60 Mark Rucker, Tyler 9 0 1 0 58 Logan Vance, Clay 8 0 2 0 52 Mark Rucker, Tyler 7 0 3 0 48 Jeb Boice, Catholic 8 0 0 0 48 Garrett Owens, Ritchie 8 0 0 0 48 Reece Nutter, ...