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Etta Express win at Baldwin Wallace while softball splits

Courtesy of Marietta College BEREA, Ohio — Jared Weiss (Uniontown, Ohio/Green) delivered a two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning leading No. 5 ranked Marietta College to a 7-5 win over Baldwin Wallace University Sunday (April 18) afternoon. Game two of the scheduled Ohio Athletic ...

Hesson, Williamstown girls win Ryan Jobes Invitational

WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williamstown girls, led by high-point winner Ella Hesson (28), topped the field during Friday night’s Ryan Jobes Invitational. Ritchie County’s Gus Morrison was the high-point victor for the boys after amassing 38 points, but the Rebels had to settle for runner-up ...

Dominant defensive effort leads Pios past Quakers

Marietta College’s defense forced turnovers on Wilmington’s first three drives. That set the stone for a dominant defensive effort for the Pioneers in Friday’s 34-7 victory over the Quakers in an Ohio Athletic Conference Divisional Crossover game. Marietta finished its spring season ...

Eastern baseball rallies past Marietta for 6-2 win

The Eastern Eagles rallied for 5 runs in the 7th inning to get out of town with a 6-2 comeback win over the host Marietta Tigers at legion field Friday night. The Eagles got things going in the first inning off Tiger starter Adam Coil as Bruce Hawley drew a walk and scored on a double by ...

Miscues doom Warriors in loss to Tornadoes

VINCENT — You simply can’t give away runs on the diamond against any baseball team, let alone one with a future Division I pitcher on the bump. The Warren Warriors committed six errors and allowed eight runs in the first two innings of Friday evening’s East Central Ohio League tussle ...

Catholic girls best Williamstown for sectional title

PARKERSBURG — Class AA top-ranked Parkersburg Catholic has other capable players outside of its dynamic duo of Aaliyah Brunny and Leslie Huffman. It is a fact that is easy to forget, but not impossible. Just in case anyone needed a reminder on Friday night, with Williamstown clamping ...

Pioneers close spring campaign vs. Wilmington

Marietta College’s spring football season comes to a close today when Wilmington invades Don Drumm Stadium for an Ohio Athletic Conference Divisional Crossover game. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. The Pioneers and Quakers both went 2-2 and finished third in their respective sides of the ...

Warren baseball rallies past New Philadelphia, 4-3

NEW PHILADELPHIA — The Warren Warriors traveled to New Philadelphia Wednesday evening for an ECOL game and came away with an exciting 4-3 come from behind victory Tuesday. The Warriors were led by the strong right arm of senior pitcher Kurt Taylor, who went the distance allowing seven ...

Marietta knocks off undefeated Cambridge, 7-3

CAMBRIDGE — Behind seven strong innings on the mound from Malachi Morton, the Marietta Tigers knocked off the previously unbeaten Cambridge Bobcats 7-3 Wednesday at Don Coss Field. The Tigers pounded out nine hits and took advantage of four Bobcat errors in the fourth inning to come from ...

Williamstown wallops Wirt in sectional semifinal

WILLIAMSTOWN — After getting off to a bit of a sluggish start in Wednesday evening’s Class AA, Region I, Section 2 semifinal against visiting Wirt County, the Williamstown Yellowjackets recovered in a big way as they rolled to an 83-44 win over the Tigers. The ‘Jackets missed their ...

Champs again

GLENVILLE — In a battle of top-five ranked Class AA programs here Monday night at the Waco Center, No. 1 Williamstown held fourth-rated Clay County to its season low in points as the Yellowjackets prevailed 55-44 to capture back-to-back Little Kanawha Conference championship games. Tanner ...

Adam Coil leads Marietta past Waterford, 10-0

Marietta senior Adam Coil threw five innings of one-hit baseball and delivered a bases loaded double as the Tigers scored early and often in a 10-0 route of the Waterford Wildcats at Legion Field. The Tigers got things going in the first inning as lead off batter Mark Duckworth was hit by a ...

Bryce Agnew, defense lead Marietta past Muskingum 29-7

Bryce Agnew carried 26 times for 191 yards and three touchdowns, and the Marietta College defense bottled up Muskingum as the Pioneers defeated the Muskies 29-7 Friday night at Don Drumm Stadium. Marietta improved to 2-2 and will play host to Wilmington next Friday in an Ohio Athletic ...

Warren baseball gets job done vs. rival Marietta

VINCENT — On a beautiful, windy Friday in Vincent the Warren Warriors got a win behind the complete game pitching of Kurt Taylor in a game that saw a combined 11 walks and five batters hit. “I thought Kurt did what a number 1 pitcher should do,” said Warren coach Ryan Lemley. “He did ...

Frontier’s Logan Haught to play volleyball at Davis & Elkins

NEW MATAMORAS — Three-sport Frontier High School standout Logan Haught made it official Friday that she’ll continue her career as a student-athlete at Davis & Elkins College for head volleyball coach Jordan Willis. Although Haught earned three letters each in basketball, which she ...

Upcoming News and Sentinel races put on hold for ‘21

Facing another summer in which the safety of mass gatherings and athletic events is still in question amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Parkersburg News and Sentinel representatives are postponing the return of the News and Sentinel Half Marathon, Two-Mile Race and accompanying children’s events ...

Pilots fly past Cougars for 7-2 victory

NEW MATAMORAS — Elijah Wayt tossed 4 1-3 innings of no-hit ball on a rainy Thursday evening to help lift visiting River to a 7-2 victory versus Frontier. The 3-3 Cougars of skipper Kurt Satterfield, who return to action at 3 p.m. Saturday at Shadyside, didn’t record their first hit until ...

Tigers erase 8-0 deficit, beat Quakers 10-8

Baseball legend Yogi Berra once said, “It ain’t over until it’s over.” Such was the case on a beautiful spring night at Legion Field in a game that the community can be proud of. The Marietta Tigers of head coach Josh McKitrick trailed New Philadelphia 8-0 in the bottom of the third ...

Rivalry week: Pioneers hoping to hook Muskies

The Marietta College and Muskingum University football programs know each other very well. A lot of the players on each team were recruited by both schools. Some of the players went to the same high school. Plus, the two schools are about an hour apart. All these factors make for a classic ...