Sports

Warren knocks off red-hot Alexander, 59-46

Local Sports

VINCENT — Playing Alexander offers a tall task for opponents. Listed at 6-foot-11, Spartans’ post Caleb Terry was by far the biggest player on the floor in Tuesday’s matchup against Alexander and Warren. However, the Warriors held their own against the big man and claimed a 59-46 win ...

Waterford snaps skid, tops Southern 68-57

Local Sports

WATERFORD — Waterford High applied the brakes. The Wildcats halted a three-game slide with a 68-57 triumph over Southern High Tuesday night in Tri-Valley Conference boys basketball action at the Cooper Annex. “The big thing is that we knocked down foul shots when we needed to,” said ...

’Jackets cruise past Ritchie

Local Sports

WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown got a much-needed win snapping a two-game losing streak, by putting up 100 points against Ritchie County in a 100-58 win Tuesday. While Williamstown head coach Scott Sauro was battling ill-like symptoms during the game, the Yellowjackets had six players with ...

Pioneers need Corrie Burkhardt for stretch run

Local Sports

Cross your fingers and hope that Marietta College senior Corrie Burkhardt will be available for court action this upcoming week. Last Friday night at the 7:01 mark of the fourth quarter against visiting Baldwin Wallace, the 5-foot-9 Pioneer forward assumed a defensive stance and collided with ...

Warren WINS

Local Sports

VINCENT — When Olivia Alloway got a good look and shot at the basket from the perimeter, the ball swished most of the time. The 5-foot-10 sophomore scored a career-high 30 points to help lead Warren to a 73-52 triumph over visiting Williamstown Monday night in non-conference girls’ ...

Crusaderettes’ duo has big game in win over TCHS

Local Sports

PARKERSBURG— Aaliyah Brunny finished with a 21-point and 12-rebound game, but only needed two more steals for a triple-double, finishing with eight as the second-ranked Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes improved to 13-1 out gunning Tyler Consolidated 75-43. “With Brunny the skies the ...

Tigers’ Rally Cry

Local Sports

WILLIAMSTOWN — Marietta High was down for the count in the first quarter — but not out. Staging a rally, the Tigers needed an overtime to defeat host Williamstown High, 68-59, in non-conference boys’ basketball action Saturday night. “The kids just battled their hearts out,” said ...

Reds Caravan stops in Parkersburg

Local Sports

VIENNA — The Cincinnati Reds are baseball’s oldest franchise. As a matter of fact the Red Stockings are set to celebrate their 150th season when the 2019 campaign gets underway a little more than two months from now. The product the Reds put on the field figures to be anything but old ...

Parkersburg South pulls away from Warren, 65-51

Local Sports

PARKERSBURG — With visiting Warren threatening Friday at Rod Oldham Athletic Center, Parkersburg South got a major lift from a player off the bench. Up four with five minutes to play, Nathan Currey knocked down three 3-pointers in a two-minute span to help the Patriots pull away for a 65-51 ...

Meadowbrook overpowers Marietta boys

Local Sports

The Meadowbrook boys basketball team was good enough last season to make it all the way to the state semifinals and Marietta head coach J.D. Secrest is not so sure that the Colts aren’t good enough to make a return visit in 2018-2019. Friday night at Sutton Gymnasium, the Colts rolled to a ...

Marietta College women win one for Burkhardt

Local Sports

Marietta College won it for Corrie. After senior standout Corrie Burkhardt was injured early in the fourth quarter, the Pioneers rallied with an 18-8 run to down Baldwin Wallace University, 64-56, Friday night in Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball action at Ban Johnson ...

Pioneers get another OAC victory

Local Sports

BEREA — The 13th ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team defeated Baldwin Wallace 71-65 Friday evening With the win, Marietta improved 15-2 overall and 9-1 in Ohio Athletic Conference play and Baldwin Wallace fell to 11-6 overall and 5-5 in OAC action. “It was another hard ...

Crusaderettes cruise past Williamstown, 80-55

Local Sports

PARKERSBURG — Same result as last time, as the second-ranked Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes pulled away from the third-ranked Williamstown Yellowjackets 80-55. Catholic’s Aaliyah Brunny and Madeline Huffman were the difference makers, scoring a total of 40 points and proving to be ...

High School Basketball Roundup

Local Sports

BOYS BASKETBALL Trimble 45, Waterford 36 GLOUSTER — Peyten Stephens led Waterford in scoring with 10 points in a 45-36 road loss to Trimble Friday. Stephens also collected a team-high six rebounds. Russell Young was a close second in scoring with eight points. He recorded two of his ...

Frontier boys fall to South Harrison, 61-52

Local Sports

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — The South Harrison Hawks were deadeyes at the free-throw line while the Frontier Cougars struggled for the most part. SHHS converted 18 freebies while FHS made only nine as South Harrison claimed a 61-52 victory over Frontier Thursday at the St. Marys ...

Trimble takes down Belpre girls, 63-52

Local Sports

BELPRE — Post play may be a dying art in today’s basketball, but the showdown between Belpre’s Kyna Waderker and Trimble’s Jayne Six was one to behold as Trimble pulled out a 63-52 win over Belpre. While both operate in the post, Waderker offers more of a finesse game and Six is more ...

Blue Devils scratch, claw past Wirt County

Local Sports

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — St. Marys High’s 57-48 triumph over visiting Wirt County in a Basketball Invitational in Pleasants County Thursday night was a scratch-and-claw effort. “Honestly, defensively from start to finish, I was very pleased,” said SMHS head coach Mark Barnhart, whose Blue ...

MHS can’t keep up with Quakers

Local Sports

After a 20-point loss to New Philadelphia earlier in the season the Marietta Lady Tigers knew full well what kind of a challenge they would be facing when the Lady Quakers paid a return visit to Sutton Gymnasium Wednesday night in an East Central Ohio League rematch. The undefeated Lady ...