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Chambers’ late score lifts Williamstown past Warren

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VINCENT — Natalie Chambers redeemed herself. The Williamstown High freshman went from misfiring on an early-game PK attempt to scoring a goal in the final seconds as the Yellowjackets edged Warren, 3-2, in girls’ soccer action Tuesday night. “That just shows what a gamer she is,” ...

Belpre rolls past Parkersburg Catholic

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BELPRE—The Golden Eagles had a big win against Parkersburg Catholic’s soccer team Monday scoring 12 goals against the Crusaders who scored one goal in the second half. The first 40 minutes on the field set the tone for the rest of the match. Catholic was forced to play a man down due to ...

Marietta, PHS boys play to 2-2 draw

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DEVOLA — Marietta High was 2 minutes and 19 seconds away from a win on the pitch. But it was at that time on the clock that Parkersburg High senior captain Isaiah Owen booted home the equalizer, and the two cross river rivals ended up tying 2-2 in boys’ soccer action at Jerry Brock Field ...

Marietta dominant in opener vs. Morgan

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McCONNELSVILLE — Nearly everything went Marietta’s way in a season-opening 41-0 victory over Morgan Friday night. The Tigers were sharp on offense, on the ground and in the air, and the defense pitched a shutout as the Tigers ran away with the victory. “It’s a good start,” said ...

Waterford wallops Sciotoville East, 55-0

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WATERFORD — Payback was severe. Waterford High avenged last season’s Ohio Division VII playoff loss to Sciotoville East with a 55-0 trouncing of the visiting Tartans in a season-opening football game at Wildcat Field Friday night. “Our kids played outstanding,” said WHS head coach ...

Fort Frye blitzes Belpre, 42-14 in season opener

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BELPRE — The Fort Frye Cadets opened the 2018 football season by scoring on their first four possessions and never looked back as they rolled to a 42-14 win over the Belpre Golden Eagles Friday night at Ralph Holder Stadium. Senior running back Evan Schob ran for 122 yards and a pair of ...

Williamstown falls to Wheeling Central, 33-0

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Defending Class A state champion Wheeling Central and head coach Mike Young opened its season in stride here Thursday night as the Maroon Knights blanked host Williamstown, 33-0. The Yellowjackets missed a couple of big-play opportunities in the first half and the two-headed ...

Broughton Invitational race Saturday

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Fort Frye senior Justin Anderson and Williamstown sophomore Ella Hesson each will be seeking to repeat as a 5K winner at Saturday’s scheduled 19th annual Elizabeth S. Broughton Memorial Cross Country Invitational at the Broughton Nature & Wildlife Area in Marietta. All the racing ...

Morgantown hands PHS 45-35 setback

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown seniors Ty Konchesky and Nick Malone go way back. In fact, they go so far back that Konchesky can barely remember how they met. “We’ve been best friends before I can even get into my head,” Konchesky said. “I can’t even think back that far.” Now, ...

Full prep football slate tonight

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It’s still hot outside, but the high school football season is upon us. Williamstown and Parkersburg High may have kicked it off Thursday night, but tonight practically everybody else in the Mid-Ohio Valley will be in action on the gridiron. Marietta, 5-5 last year, heads up Ohio 60 to ...

Waterford volleyball wins season-opener vs. Morgan

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WATERFORD — Allex Teters finished with a double-double. The senior outside hitter had 14 digs and 10 kills to help Waterford High sweep Morgan High, 25-23, 25-19 and 25-16, in a season and home volleyball opener at the Cooper Annex Wednesday night. Teters also added three service aces for ...

Tiger golf drops tri-match to Parkersburg, South

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VIENNA — Garrett Ballway turned in a 4-over-par 40 here Wednesday evening on the front nine at the Parkersburg Country Club to win medalist honors as host Parkersburg topped rival Parkersburg South and Marietta in a triangular golf match. Parkersburg South No. 1 golfer Zach Redmon challenged ...

Belpre seeks volunteers for cross country meet

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BELPRE — Belpre City Schools is seeking volunteers for the city’s first home cross country meet in more than 40 years. The Belpre XC Invitational will be held Sept. 15 at the Belpre Civitan Park, with open courses beginning at 8 a.m. and school races beginning at 10 a.m. More than a dozen ...

Cadets Roll

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BELPRE — Fort Frye has gotten off to a good start on the volleyball court. After sweeping Morgan in its season and home opener Saturday, FFHS (2-0) went on the road Monday and did the same to Belpre, 25-10, 25-12, and 25-15. “It’s awesome to me to see them grow and how far we’ve ...

Warren Confident

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VINCENT — Warren High enjoyed a 15-win season on the volleyball court last season. Head coach Michelle Tyo believes that a 2018 run is not far-fetched. “Warren volleyball is hoping to have another successful season,” said the sixth-year Warriors boss. From the 15-7 squad, Warren ...