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Fort Frye uses strong defensive effort to beat Shadyside in regional final

BYESVILLE — To put it plain and simple, the Fort Frye defense dominated from the opening whistle to the final buzzer. The Cadet defense completely shut down the Shadyside running game, sacked the quarterback five times and came up with five interceptions as Fort Frye claimed its first ever ...

Williamstown advances to state semifinals

PRINCETON, W.Va. — No. 6 Williamstown got a strong effort in the second half from its defense and Boston Caruthers booted three field goals on a chilly Friday night here at Anne S. Hunnicutt Stadium during the Yellowjackets’ hard-fought 23-12 victory versus No. 3 Mount View in a Class A ...

Pioneers hold on to defeat La Roche

Marietta College held off a late surge by La Roche College to defeat the Redhawks, 91-87, Friday evening in the first round of the 48th annual Marietta Shrine Tournament. The Pioneers improved to 3-0 on the season and will play Saint Vincent, an 81-67 winner over Wesley, in Saturday’s ...

MC women open season with convincing win

WASHINGTON, Pa. — The Marietta College women’s basketball team opened their 2018-19 season Friday at the Washington and Jefferson Tip-off Tournament, earning a convincing 89-36 win over Salem College. “I am really happy with our energy, effort, and focus to open the season with a ...

Lexie Mullen officially signs with West Liberty

Lexie Mullen made it official. After verbally committing to West Liberty University (W.Va.) last June, the talented Marietta High striker signed a National Letter of Intent Thursday in Sutton Gymnasium to continue her education and play the sport she loves at WLU next season. “It has been ...

Marietta College women’s basketball opens Friday

Coming off their first ever Ohio Athletic Conference championship, the Marietta College women’s basketball begins the 2018-19 season Friday. The Pioneers will travel to Washington, Pa., for the Washington & Jefferson Springhill Suites Tip-Off Tournament. Marietta plays Salem at 6 p.m. ...

Fort Frye counting on its line vs. Shadyside Friday

BEVERLY— When the Fort Frye Cadets are in command at the line of scrimmage, they’re tough to beat. In fact, this fall, the Fort is undefeated with an 11-0 record and are second-rated in OHSAA Division VI, Region 23. Gotta give a lot of credit to Cadet linemen Dylan Hart (center), Colby ...

Spot in state semis on line for Williamstown

WILLIAMSTOWN — A spot in the Class A semifinals is on the line when No. 6 Williamstown and No. 3 Mount View clash at 7:30 p.m. Friday inside Princeton’s Hunnicut Stadium. The winner moves on to face the victor of the concurrently played No. 7 Sherman vs. No. 2 Midland Trail matchup at ...

Local volleyball players earn All-LKC recognition

PARKERSBURG — Josey Jones was an integral part of Tyler Consolidated’s volleyball team this season and the senior from the Silver Knights was honored by league coaches as the Little Kanawha Conference’s Player of the Year. The Silver Knight, who reached the Class A state title match ...

MHS’ Kail Hill excited to play ball with brother again

Kail Hill Marietta High Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.2 Favorite subject: math Sports: baseball, basketball, football Bats: R Throws: R College: Malone University Major: secondary education (math teacher) Family: Steve and Nicole Hill (father and mother); Turner Hill ...

Fort Frye football well represented in East District

BEVERLY — The Fort Frye Cadets are the final high school football standing in Washington County. Fort Frye (11-0) awaits Friday’s Division VI, Region 23 championship game against Shadyside at 7 p.m. at Meadowbrook High School in Byesville. In that game, the Cadets will have 12 players on ...

Cubs Cage Wildcats

COSHOCTON — Over the past four football seasons the Waterford Wildcats have put together their fair share of dominating offensive performances. Unfortunately for the Wildcats in Saturday night’s Division VII, Region 27 regional semi-final at Stewart Field in Coshocton, they became the ...

JOHNSTON: Solid finish to season for Cats

COSHOCTON — Waterford High enjoyed one last drive. Never mind that it was very late in the final quarter, colder than a well-digger’s ditch, and the fourth-seeded Wildcats (9-3) were trailing, 33-6, they were determined to get to the house and did when senior quarterback Peyten Stephens ...

Williamstown moves on to state quarterfinals

WILLIAMSTOWN — Visiting No. 11 seed Summers County drove north prepared for a fight in a WVSSAC opening-round playoff game Saturday at Williamstown High School. Chris Vicars’ Bobcats, who qualified for the postseason for the fourth year in a row, went blow for blow with the No. 6 ...

Cadets take down Northmor, advance to regional final

PATASKALA — Fort Frye has all the weapons in the world and they are not afraid to use them. Every single one of those weapons were on display Friday night as the Cadets advanced to the Division VI, Region 23 final with a 41-23 win over the Northmor Golden Nights at Watkins Memorial Stadium ...

Marietta men best Bethany in opener, 93-63

Anthony Wallace was instant offense off the pine. The 6-foot-2 senior wing scored a game-high 19 points, 14 in the first half, to help Marietta College defeat Bethany College (W.Va.), 93-63, in a season-opening men’s basketball game at Ban Johnson Arena Friday night. “I just got it ...

Pioneers wrap regular season at Mount Union

As far as scheduling goes, Marietta College has saved the best for last. The Pioneers visit defending champion and No. 1-ranked Mount Union at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in a regular season finale. Marietta comes in at 7-2 (6-2 in the Ohio Athletic Conference) while the Purple Raiders are a perfect ...

Six Waterford players earn first team all-district status

The Waterford Wildcats are hoping to find a way to knock off Lucas, the top-seeded team in Region 27, Friday night in the second round of the high school football playoffs. Luckily for head coach Eric McCutcheon, he’ll have six players on his side named to the 2018 All-Southeast District ...