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Cadets Roll On

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BEVERLY — The Fort Frye Cadets just keep on rolling. The Columbus Africentric Nubians became the latest victim of undefeated Fort Frye Saturday night as the Cadets rolled to a 51-12 victory in a Division IV, Region 23 playoff game at Fort Frye High School. The Cadets scored 22 points in ...

Warren’s great year comes to an end

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — An offense with both the quick-strike and big-play capability is quite the luxury. St. Clairsville has both and showcased them multiple times Saturday evening in a Division IV, Region 15 quarterfinal against Warren. In a span of 2 minutes, 52 seconds of game action, the ...

Marietta, Warren girls soccer teams win sectional crowns

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DEVOLA -- The Marietta High girls soccer team defended its home pitch. The Tigers defeated Jackson 3-1 Saturday night at Jerry Brock Field to earn a Division II sectional championship. Marietta, which improved to 13-3-1 on the year, will take on Unioto Thursday in the district ...

Caldwell escapes Waterford with a 22-19 victory

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WATERFORD — Had fate went their way in last week’s Division VII, Region 15 playoff games for both Waterford and Caldwell, the two schools would have met each other in a quarterfinal playoff game Friday night. Despite both teams being eliminated last week they indeed got to go head to ...

Munos, Tigers take care of business to top Bobcats

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From staff reports The Cambridge Bobcats had no answer for Tony Munos. The Marietta senior caught three touchdown passes from quarterback Reece Gerber in the first quarter alone on the way to a 35-21 victory Friday night at Don Drumm Stadium. At the 6:49 mark in the first quarter, Gerber ...

Warriors stun Tigers on Ben Goodman’s PK in overtime

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DEVOLA — The third time proved to be the charm for the Warren boys soccer team of head coach Ekrem Eksi here on a warm Thursday evening at Jerry Brock Field against rival Marietta in a Division II Southeast District sectional final. Junior Ben Goodman’s golden goal inside the right post ...

Williamstown cross country sweeps regionals

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MINERAL WELLS —It was a sweep in the Class A, Region IV final, and Williamstown cross country did it in commanding fashion on Thursday from the fairgrounds in Mineral Wells. The girls go to Cabell Midland on Halloween with visions of a fourth consecutive state title. This year’s regional ...

Fort Frye defense looks to limit big plays against Africentric

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BEVERLY — As Fort Frye rolls deeper and deeper into the postseason, head coach Eric Huck said the Cadets will continue to lean on their defense. The Fort D has recorded back-to-back shutouts and has allowed more than seven points in a game just one time. This week, the Cadets will take ...

Waterford hosts Caldwell in pigskin showdown

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WATERFORD — On paper Friday night’s battle between visiting Caldwell and the homestanding Waterford Wildcats has all the makings of a very good football game. Both teams have played tough schedules and were very competitive in their respective playoff games before being eliminated last ...

Williamstown cross country seeks regional title

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WILLIAMSTOWN —Class A’s top-ranked runner, according to runwv.com, Ella Hesson says she’s been so focused on the results and the work she puts into being one of the state’s top cross country runners the past three years that she hasn’t really noticed the final two races of her prep ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders

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2020 MID-OHIO VALLEY FOOTBALL LEADERS SCORING Name, school TD FG 2 1 PTS Gus Morrison, Ritchie 15 0 3 0 96 Garrett Parsons, Wirt 13 0 0 0 78 Evan Gandee, Warren 13 0 0 0 78 Noah Barnhart, Frontier 11 0 6 0 78 Slade Amos, Frontier 11 0 5 0 76 Tony Munos, Marietta 12 0 1 0 ...

Warren girls soccer cruises past Miami Trace

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VINCENT — A barrage of second-half goals helped distance the Warren Warriors from Miami Trace, as they moved on to the Southeastern District Division II Sectional final in an 8-2 win. Now, Warren turns its attention to Waverly in that final on Saturday. Head coach Andrew Pinkerton spoke ...

After epic victory, Warren heads to top-seeded St. Clairsville

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VINCENT — Warren is in uncharted waters, as an appearance in the quarterfinal round of the OHSAA Division IV, Region 15 playoffs is on the horizon. It took a thunderous comeback to defeat John Glenn in double overtime one week ago, but now Warren faces its toughest test on Saturday. St. ...

Warren overcomes 16-point deficit to move on

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VINCENT — After tasting victory in the postseason for the first time in school history last week, the Warren Warriors simply were not going to be denied playoff victory number two no matter what obstacles they had to overcome. The Warriors rallied to overcome a 16-point half time deficit ...

Tigers fall to Trojans in shootout

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Portsmouth quarterback Drew Roe completed several big passes against Marietta Saturday at Don Drumm Stadium. It was his 8-yard run late in the fourth quarter, though, that secured the 34-28 victory for the Trojans. Facing a 3rd-and-8 with 2:30 left in the game and the Tigers out of timeouts, ...

Fort Frye volleyball claims first OVAC championship

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MORRISTOWN — Linsly senior outside hitter Charlie Allison brings many challenges to the volleyball court for her opponents. Fort Frye coach Emily Tracewell knew that in order for her Cadets to bring their first OVAC championship in school history back home, they would need to be prepared for ...

Tigers fall to Trojans in shootout

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Portsmouth quarterback Drew Roe completed several big passes against Marietta Saturday at Don Drumm Stadium. It was his 8-yard run late in the fourth quarter, though, that secured the 34-28 victory for the Trojans. Facing a 3rd-and-8 with 2:30 left in the game and the Tigers out of ...

River hands Waterford crushing loss, 7-6

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HANNIBAL — Mike Flannery has 105 career coaching victories in his 18 seasons of roaming the sidelines. However, none have been quite as ugly as his latest. With a defense that bent and bent and bent but never broke, River used one big play on offense in edging past visiting Waterford, 7-6, ...

Frontier’s playoff run comes to close at Shadyside

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SHADYSIDE — It appears that Shadyside has turned the corner. Once sitting at 1-3 on the season with a lot of head scratching going on, the Tigers have seemingly righted their ship and it’s the perfect time of the year to do it. Shadyside opened what it hopes will be a lengthy stay in ...