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Murdock hopes to cap senior year at state track meet

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Hope Murdock Warren Senior: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.89 Favorite subject: science Sports: track and field, volleyball Volleyball honors: Ohio Division II District 13 first-teamer, OVAC honoree College: Ohio University Major: nursing Family: Travis and Christy Murdock (father ...

Williamstown tennis team avoids rain inside

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To enable Williamstown to finish up its regular-season tennis schedule by avoiding the rain, the Yellowjacket netters’ coaches moved their last two matches indoors both Tuesday afternoon and today across the Ohio River at the Marietta Tennis Center. Next for Williamstown after its match ...

Fort Frye gets mercy win vs. Frontier, 10-0

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BEVERLY — After picking up a big win over Barnesville in an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 3A semifinal Saturday, the Fort Frye baseball team returned home Monday to play another important game. The Cadets welcomed Frontier to town and picked up a 10-0, five-inning victory to improve to ...

Simmons homers, Belpre tops Waterford

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WATERFORD — Lauryn Simmons flexed her muscles. The Belpre High senior third baseman blasted a 3-run homer in the fifth inning to help the Golden Eagles defeat host Waterford High, 12-5, in Tri-Valley Conference-Hocking Division softball action Monday evening. “The home run was huge,” ...

Tigers’ Doughty picks up 100th win

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NEW PHILADELPHIA — Jillian Middleton’s game-winning home run in the top of the seventh inning Monday at New Philadelphia lifted Marietta High to a 4-3 win and gave head coach John Doughty his 100th career coaching win. “It’s a special win for me,” Doughty said. “When I got out of ...

MHS baseball gets two key district wins vs. Athens

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By Ron Johnston When Marietta High’s top three hitters in the batting order got on base, it was just a matter of time before they crossed home plate. Devon Moss, Kail Hill, and Brady Vincent scored a combined 15 runs in two games as the Tigers swept visiting Athens High, 12-1 and 10-8, in a ...

Lady Warriors take home Erickson title

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PARKERSBURG — Belpre’s Tojzae Reams and Parkersburg’s Abby Tanner claimed high-point honors here Friday at the Erickson Invitational while the boys from Parkersburg South and the girls from Warren High captured team titles. The Patriot boys tallied 146 points, thanks in part to ...

Tigers baseball splits twinbill with Meadowbrook

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Marietta High felt like it should have had a sweep in Friday’s doubleheader against Meadowbrook at Legion Field, but settled for a split. After letting game one get away in the form of a 12-8, extra-inning loss, the Tigers bounced back and took game two 13-2 in five innings. Marietta, ...

Marietta swept by Meadowbrook in twinbill

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Marietta High has enjoyed a successful campaign on the softball diamond so far this season, but Friday was a tough day for the Tigers. Marietta welcomed Meadowbrook to town for East Central Ohio League doubleheader at Phillips Field, and the visiting Colts went home with pair of wins. ...

Waterford on a roll after crushing Miller, 13-2

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WATERFORD — Waterford High made Miller High pay for its mistakes. The Wildcats capitalized on all kinds of errors, wild pitches, passed balls, and walks in a 13-2 mercy win against the visiting Falcons in a Tri-Valley Conference-Hocking Division baseball game Thursday night. Only four of ...

Pioneers club W&J in 9-2 win

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Senior Ian Luttrell threw seven shutout innings as No. 15 ranked Marietta College defeated Washington and Jefferson College, 9-2, Thursday evening at Don Schaly Stadium. The Etta Express improves to 20-7 on the season. This marks the 48th consecutive season the Pioneers have won at least 20 ...

MC splits OAC doubleheader with Muskingum

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After wasting a pitching gem in the first game of Thursday’s Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader against Muskingum, Marietta College’s bats wasted little time coming to life in the nightcap. The Pioneers scored four times in the first and twice more in the second and then got another ...

Kayla Scott’s walk-off lifts Yellowjackets past Belpre

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Kayla Scott’s walk-off RBI double plated Alexis Schreckengost for the winning run here Wednesday with two outs in the last of the seventh as host Williamstown rallied past Belpre, 6-5. The Yellowjackets, now 9-9 with a game set for 5 p.m. today at Marietta, trailed 5-1 ...

Williamstown tops Belpre for sixth straight victory

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Bradan Mullenix had an eventful Wednesday. After committing to Alderson Broaddus in a signing ceremony earlier in the afternoon, the Williamstown High senior then helped the Yellowjackets defeat visiting Belpre High, 11-7, in baseball action at the American Legion Post 159 ...

Williamstown boys, girls win overall title at Fenton Relays

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WILLIAMSTOWN — With a runner-up finish in both the boys and girls divisions, host Williamstown High was able to claim the combined team point total in the 28th annual Fenton Relays at the Jack Jones Track & Field Complex Tuesday night. Finishing with a combined 160 winning points, the ...

Warren baseball falls to Parkersburg South

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PARKERSBURG — Host Parkersburg South pounded out 13 hits and erupted for six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to halt the game as the Patriots posted a 12-2 baseball win over Warren Tuesday evening at Hank Greenburg Field. Despite blustery winds and the temperature in the 30s Tuesday, ...

Warriors sweep home invitational

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VINCENT — Justin Lough was a blur in the 300 hurdles. The Warren High sophomore set a school record in the event Saturday at the Warrior Invitational with a clocking of 39.2 seconds. Lough’s PR (personal record) in the event was 40.17, which he ran in last season’s regional to qualify ...