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Fort Frye football well represented in East District

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BEVERLY — The Fort Frye Cadets are the final high school football standing in Washington County. Fort Frye (11-0) awaits Friday’s Division VI, Region 23 championship game against Shadyside at 7 p.m. at Meadowbrook High School in Byesville. In that game, the Cadets will have 12 players on ...

Cubs Cage Wildcats

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COSHOCTON — Over the past four football seasons the Waterford Wildcats have put together their fair share of dominating offensive performances. Unfortunately for the Wildcats in Saturday night’s Division VII, Region 27 regional semi-final at Stewart Field in Coshocton, they became the ...

JOHNSTON: Solid finish to season for Cats

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COSHOCTON — Waterford High enjoyed one last drive. Never mind that it was very late in the final quarter, colder than a well-digger’s ditch, and the fourth-seeded Wildcats (9-3) were trailing, 33-6, they were determined to get to the house and did when senior quarterback Peyten Stephens ...

Williamstown moves on to state quarterfinals

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Visiting No. 11 seed Summers County drove north prepared for a fight in a WVSSAC opening-round playoff game Saturday at Williamstown High School. Chris Vicars’ Bobcats, who qualified for the postseason for the fourth year in a row, went blow for blow with the No. 6 ...

Cadets take down Northmor, advance to regional final

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PATASKALA — Fort Frye has all the weapons in the world and they are not afraid to use them. Every single one of those weapons were on display Friday night as the Cadets advanced to the Division VI, Region 23 final with a 41-23 win over the Northmor Golden Nights at Watkins Memorial Stadium ...

Marietta men best Bethany in opener, 93-63

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Anthony Wallace was instant offense off the pine. The 6-foot-2 senior wing scored a game-high 19 points, 14 in the first half, to help Marietta College defeat Bethany College (W.Va.), 93-63, in a season-opening men’s basketball game at Ban Johnson Arena Friday night. “I just got it ...

Pioneers wrap regular season at Mount Union

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As far as scheduling goes, Marietta College has saved the best for last. The Pioneers visit defending champion and No. 1-ranked Mount Union at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in a regular season finale. Marietta comes in at 7-2 (6-2 in the Ohio Athletic Conference) while the Purple Raiders are a perfect ...

Six Waterford players earn first team all-district status

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The Waterford Wildcats are hoping to find a way to knock off Lucas, the top-seeded team in Region 27, Friday night in the second round of the high school football playoffs. Luckily for head coach Eric McCutcheon, he’ll have six players on his side named to the 2018 All-Southeast District ...

Fort Frye, Northmor to face off in 2017 rematch

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BEVERLY — No. 2-seeded Fort Frye (10-0) has a really good idea of what it will take to beat the third-seeded Northmor Golden Knights (10-1) in Friday night’s Ohio Division VI, Region 23 semifinal at Watkins Memorial Ascena Field in Pataskala. As a matter of fact, a little more than a full ...

Waterford to play top-seeded Lucas Saturday night

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WATERFORD — Waterford High featured a balanced attack in its opening round football playoff win against Berne Union, passing for 189 and rushing for 154 yards. If the Wildcats, fourth-ranked in OHSAA Division VII, Region 27 with a 9-2 overall record, can have a similar offensive output ...

Williamstown’s Bethany Arnold inspired by her late grandpa

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Bethany Arnold Nicknames: Beth, BA Williamstown Year: senior Age: 18 (as of Nov. 4) GPA: 3.9 Favorite subject: math Sports: basketball, volleyball, track&field Hgt.: 6-foot-1 College: University of Rio Grande (verbally committed) Major: Exercise science (4 years), PT ...

Williamstown hosts Summers in playoff opener Saturday

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WILLIAMSTOWN — There won’t be a three-and-a-half hour trip to Baker for Williamstown’s opening round game of the 2018 postseason. An eight-game winning streak sandwiched between the Yellowjackets only two losses earned the Class A power at least one playoff contest on their homefield, a ...

Similar Catholic, Sherman teams to square off

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SETH, W.Va. — For football fans who enjoy a heavy dose of the running game, Friday night at Sherman will be the place to be. Parkersburg Catholic (9-1) visits the Tide (9-1) for a Class A first-round playoff matchup, and both teams have relied mostly on the ground game to get them to this ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders

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RUSHING Player, School Att Yds Avg TD Hunter America, Dodd. 207 2,193 10.6 34 Ty Sturm, Catholic 196 1,949 9.9 23 Jesse Collins, Belpre 207 1,689 8.2 21 Mark Rucker, Tyler 177 1,463 8.3 21 Tyler Moler, PHS 227 1,396 6.1 12 RJ Evans, Ripley 184 1,372 7.5 19 Reece Nutter, Webster ...

Wildcats go … well… wild

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WATERFORD — It was evident from the start that the Berne Union Rockets were bound and determined not to allow Waterford All-Ohio running back Braden Bellville to run wild on them in Saturday night’s Division VII, Region 27 Quarterfinal at Waterford Elementary School. While the Rockets did ...

Wildcats’ Peyten Stephens conducts a clinic at quarterback

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WATERFORD — Waterford High played inspirational first-half football. The fourth-ranked Wildcats scored on their first four offensive possessions en route to a 34-14 triumph over the visiting Berne Union Rockets in an OHSAA Division VII, Regional 27 playoff opener Saturday night. And, while ...