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Kingly Yellowjackets

GLENVILLE, W.Va. — Webster County couldn’t stop Sam Cremeans and Peyton Amrine. The Williamstown duo combined for 48 points to lead the Yellowjackets to a 70-54 win over the Highlanders in Saturday’s Little Kanawha Conference First Place game at Glenville State’s Waco Center. ...

Fort Frye girls romp to sectional title

BEVERLY — Was there ever any doubt? Using an early barrage of scoring, the Fort Frye Cadets answered that question to the tune of a 68-21 win over Toronto in the OHSAA Division IV Sectional title game on Saturday. The win from Beverly sends the Fort Frye girls to another district ...

Warren boys moving on to district semifinal, 46-43

LOGAN — Brayden Sallee and Brandon Simoniette each stepped up in overtime. The Warren duo combined to score all of its team’s seven points in the extra session as the eighth-seeded Warriors upset top-seeded Lancaster Fairfield Union, 46-43, Saturday night in an OHSAA Division II sectional ...

Waterford girls ousted by Peebles

JACKSON — In a physical, hands-on Division IV Southeast District semifinal here Saturday afternoon at Jackson High School, Jacey Justice scored 17 points in each half to help lead Peebles to a 55-45 victory against Waterford. The Wildcats of head man Jerry Close got all of Mackenzie ...

Bede Lori leads Caldwell past Waterford, 55-45

WATERFORD — Make no mistake about it. The young Caldwell Redskins are going to be a force to be reckoned with over the next few years in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Friday night in Waterford the Redskins may have shown a glimpse into the future as they put together a strong second half to down the ...

Warren advances to district title game

CHILLICOTHE — Warren cruised past Washington Court House 53-36 in Friday’s Division II district semifinal to win its 22nd straight game. The Warriors, ranked fourth in the state and now 23-1 overall, led 11-5 after a quarter before really turning it on, outscoring the Blue Lions 17-2 in ...

Williamstown rolls past Wirt in sectional

WILLIAMSTOWN — Fred Sauro’s girls basketball team found itself in an unfamiliar position Friday night in one of two opening games of the Class A Region IV, Section 1 tournament. “It has been a long time since we have played in the opening game,” said Sauro moments before the game. ...

Huge season for Marietta 7th grade girls

You might look at the Marietta seventh grade girls basketball team’s 17-0 record and think they had a dominating season. But then you’d see their average margin of victory was 35 points and all but one of their wins was by double digits and realize “dominating” is an understatement. ...

Williamstown ready for LKC Night of Champs

PARKERSBURG — After suffering their first loss on Monday night, the Class A No.1 Williamstown Yellowjackets will get a chance to start a new winning streak when they take on the Webster County Highlanders for the LKC Night of Champions today inside the Waco Center at Glenville State. ...

Fort Frye takes care of Newcomerstown, 68-15

BEVERLY — Fort Frye High took care of business. The top-seeded Cadets tipped off postseason play with a 68-15 triumph over visiting Newcomerstown High Thursday night in an OHSAA Division IV girls basketball semifinal game. Lexie Huck led the scoring parade with a game-high 15 points, ...

Belpre girls top Green in district semi

JACKSON — The Belpre girls basketball team won its first district tournament game since 1997 Thursday night, defeating Green 44-30 in a Division IV district semifinal at Jackson High School. The Chris Murray-coached Golden Eagles now will play for the district championship and a Sweet 16 ...

Strong finish for Tiger swimmers

The Marietta High boys and girls swim teams had a strong finish to the 2019-20 season. The MHS girls were named sectional champions in Division I while the Tiger boys placed third in D2 sectional competition. Both teams advanced several swimmers on to last week’s district competition at the ...

Williamstown falls in 7/8th grade title game

PARKERSBURG — It was all Edison here Thursday night inside Parkersburg’s Memorial Fieldhouse as the Eagles swept the Wood County Middle School girls basketball championships. Edison (12-0) tallied the first 11 points in the sixth-grade game and never looked back en route to a 44-20 ...

Warren takes control in 2nd half, routs Vinton County

LOGAN — Any high school basketball coach will tell you that their top goal is to have their team playing at its best as the regular season comes to a close and tournament time rolls around. After an inconsistent first half that saw them play well in the opening quarter and not-so-well in the ...

’Cats scratch, claw their way to comeback win

WELLSTON — Waterford High closed out the game with a dramatic, come-from-behind run. Down eight late in the fourth quarter, the Wildcats scored 13 unanswered points to defeat Southern High, 47-42, Wednesday night in OHSAA Division IV sectional semifinal boys basketball action at Wellston ...

Caleb Hoyng leads Pioneer men past Muskies, 102-82

NEW CONCORD — The No. 16 ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team earned its 20th win of the season in a 102-82 victory at Muskingum University on Wednesday. This is the sixth consecutive season with 20-plus wins, the longest streak in program history. “It’s never easy, ...

Marietta College women cruise past Muskingum, 84-54

The Marietta College women's basketball team cruised to an 84-54 win over Muskingum University on Wednesday evening inside Ban Johnson Arena. With the win the Pioneers improve to 12-12 overall and 8-9 in the Ohio Athletic Conference and with the loss the Fighting Muskies fall to 3-19 overall ...

Kyna Waderker, Belpre ready for Green tonight

Kyna Waderker Belpre/Washington County Career Center Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 4.0 Sports: basketball (team captain junior and senior years) Hgt.: 6-foot-1 Achievements: 1,000 points-plus career scorer and team captain senior and junior years College: Otterbein ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Basketball Statistical Leaders

Mid-Ohio Valley Basketball Leaders BOYS SCORING AVERAGE 21.7 - Bede Lori (Caldwell) 21.4 - Rye Gadd (Webster) 20.9 - Brayden Miller (Roane) 20.7 - Malaki Sylvia (South) 20.6 - Logan Brookover (Frontier) 19.9 - Sam Potts (PHS) 19.1 - Patrick Copen (Catholic) 18.8 - Grant ...