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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 ...

Pioneers trade blows with Denison, fall 10-9

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Both Marietta College and Denison put up some big numbers on the scoreboard in Saturday’s afternoon game at Don Schaly Stadium, with the visiting Big Red prevailing 10-9 in 10 innings. Denison swung big sticks throughout the game, clubbing six extra-base hits and 13 hits overall. But it was ...

Tiger baseball taken down by Coshocton, 6-4

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Coshocton got to Marietta High’s bullpen in the fifth and six innings to claim a 6-4 victory Friday at Legion Field. Derek Duckworth, who pitched 5 1-3 innings Monday, pitched solid for the Tigers again Friday with four strikeouts and one walk in four innings. He left the mound with a 3-2 ...

South wins high-scoring game over Fort Frye

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BEVERLY — Todd Burner’s dinger proved to be a momentum changer. After the Parkersburg South senior shortstop’s 3-run blast in the fourth inning, the Patriots never looked back en route to a 16-7 triumph over host Fort Frye High in baseball action Friday. “The game was tied up (3-3) ...

Wooster snaps Marietta College baseball’s win streak

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In a battle of Mideast Region heavyweights, No. 3 ranked Wooster downed No. 14 Marietta College, 9-4, Thursday evening at Don Schaly Stadium. The Fighting Scots won their 12th straight game, while the Etta Express saw its seven-game winning streak come to an end. Wooster (17-3) capitalized on ...

Tigers, Warriors get wins on the softball diamond

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Jillian Middleton fanned 11 batters over seven innings as Marietta earned a 3-1 win over Coshocton Friday. Middleton also walked five batters, but allowed just one hit in the game to earn the victory. Betsy Wriston, Hannah Kroft, Caitlyn Corpman and Logan Haught had the Tigers’ four hits. ...

Warren’s Nick Ward headed to IUP to play college golf

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VINCENT — Nick Ward, a two-time state qualifier in golf at Warren High, will be carding scores at Indiana University of Pennsylvania after spring graduation. The 6-foot-4 senior signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his education and play golf at IUP at Warrior Gymnasium Friday ...

Basketball standout Kate Liston going from a Warrior to Pioneer

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VINCENT — As a three-sport letter winner at Warren High senior Kate Liston could almost go “eeny, meeny, miny, moe” on which one to play at the collegiate level. Turns out, though, it’s a no-brainer as she wants to continue hooping it up. So on Friday, April 13, she committed to ...

Frontier softball takes two against St. Marys

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NEW MATAMORAS — Frontier High played broom ball. The Cougars never trailed enroute to a doubleheader sweep of visiting St. Marys High, 11-6 and 10-3, in softball action Thursday. “I’ve got to take my hat off to the girls,” said FHS skipper Eric Rinard. “They’ve been playing well ...

Colts score 7 times in final 2 innings, Warren falls 8-4

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VINCENT — Meadowbrook scored seven times in the final two innings here Thursday, which included a five-run top of the seventh, as the Colts rallied to double up host Warren, 8-4. The Warriors, who won the earlier meeting this spring in nine innings by a 4-3 score, got a strong start from ...

Tigers bounce back, beat Devils

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Marietta used some quality pitching, timely hitting and outstanding defense Wednesday night at Legion Field en route to a big 5-2 East Central Ohio League win over the Zanesville Blue Devils. Tiger junior Kail Hill doubled in the go-ahead runs in the fourth inning and then pitched the final ...

Jillian Middleton, MHS have big day at plate vs. Zanesville

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ZANESVILLE — Jillian Middleton had a monster day at the plate with four doubles and four RBIs in Marietta’s 13-7 win over Zanesville Wednesday. Betsy Wriston also had four hits and drove in two runs as the Tigers improved to 6-2 overall. Hope Miracle was 2 for 3 with three RBIs. Kaylee ...