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Williamstown rolls past rival St. Marys

WILLIAMSTOWN — St. Marys saw the best of No. 8 Williamstown here Tuesday night and it didn’t turn out well for the Blue Devils, who never got things going during a lopsided 85-46 setback. The Yellowjackets of head coach Fred Sauro, who improved to 14-4 and are scheduled to play No. 9 ...

Liston stars as Warren thumps Chillicothe

VINCENT — Kate Liston got hot at the right time. The Warren senior captain scored 13 of her game-high 27 points in the third quarter to lead the Warriors to a 55-32 triumph over Chillicothe High in girls’ basketball action at the Warrior Coliseum Monday night. “Give the credit to all of ...

Fort Frye falls to Central in OVAC semi

WHEELING — Every minute counts when it comes to basketball, and the first three minutes of the third quarter was the difference in an OVAC 3A semifnal battle between Wheeling Central and Fort Frye. The Maroon Knights came out of halftime and used a full-court press that gave the Cadets ...

Top prospect could make impact for Reds

VIENNA — Top Cincinnati Reds prospect Nick Senzel is going to be playing in the major leagues sooner than later. The question is what position will the top prospect in the Cincinnati organization play when he makes his much awaited debut in the Queen City. Senzel joined Reds manager Brian ...

Fort Frye plays miracle minute in come-back win over Waterford

BEVERLY — Fort Frye trailed 49-41 with 1:01 left on the clock and needed everything to go right. It did. The Cadets outscored rival Waterford 14-5 over the final 45 seconds to claim an improbable 55-54 victory Saturday. Tyler Bradford’s 3-pointer from the top of the arc with eight-tenths ...

Waterford girls hand Lady Cadets 57-20 setback

WATERFORD — Waterford has had a heavy workload of late. The Wildcats, ranked second in Division IV, played their fifth game in eight days Saturday against rival Fort Frye. It didn’t affect the outcome, though, as Waterford ran away with a 57-20 victory at the Harry Cooper Annex. “I ...

Warren boys cap big week with win over Chillicothe

VINCENT — What a week it was for the Warren Warriors. After knocking off quality opponents in Cambridge and Meadowbrook earlier in the week heading into Saturday night’s battle at home against a very tough Chillicothe team, the Warriors found a way to get the job done once again as they ...

Amisha Herd scores 1,000th career point in win for Pioneer women

Amisha Herd achieved a milestone. The 5-foot-3 senior point scored her 1,000th career-point in Marietta College’s 98-64 triumph over Heidelberg University in a Winter Weekend/Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball game at Ban Johnson Arena early Saturday afternoon. “My teammates ...

MC men stunned on Winter Weekend, upset by The Berg

Marietta College is probably going to take a tumble in the D3hoops.com Men’s basketball Top 25 rankings. The No. 22 Pioneers were upset by Heidelberg University, which staged a second-half rally to win, 71-65, in a Winter Weekend/Ohio Athletic Conference tilt at Ban Johnson Arena Saturday ...

Defense powers Parkersburg Catholic girls over Notre Dame

PARKERSBURG — A 13-0 run to start the second half that put Parkersburg Catholic up by 20 points was the key in the undefeated Crusaderettes’ 49-29 victory over visiting Clarksburg Notre Dame Saturday afternoon. The win upped PCHS’ record to 18-0, while the Fighting Irish saw their mark ...

Great Schott!: Fort Frye senior’s 16 leads Cadets past Seminoles

BEVERLY — Grayson Schott has been waiting for a performance like this one. The Fort Frye senior seemed to be in the right place when his teammates were looking for an open man, and Schott responded with 16 points as the Cadets defeated Monroe Central 56-42 in a Pioneer Valley Conference ...

Wildcats fall to Tornadoes on last-second shot

WATERFORD — So much for the homecourt advantage. Waterford High won by four earlier in the season at Southern High but was unable to complete the sweep as it dropped a 52-50 decision to the Tornadoes in a Tri-Valley Conference-Hocking Division boys’ basketball game at Harry Cooper Annex ...

Yellowjackets best Wirt County, 61-39

WILLIAMSTOWN — After a slow start by both teams, host Williamstown took control in the second half and never looked back en route to a 61-39 boys basketball win over Wirt County Friday night. The victorious Yellowjackets, tied for 14th in Class A in the state, improved to 13-5, while the ...

Zanesville shows off firepower, beats Tigers 71-44

ZANESVILLE — Cam Brooks-Harris had 24 points while teammates Aronde Myers and Cobe Curry added 17 tallies apiece here Friday night to help lift Zanesville past visiting Marietta, 71-44. The 5-13 Tigers, who got eight points from Jackson Graham and seven by Anthony Avendano, trailed 17-8 ...

Marietta High boys hoops coach placed on leave

Marietta City Schools Superintendent Will Hampton confirmed Friday that Marietta High boys basketball head coach Glenn Dawson has been put on indefinite leave. Hampton said the situation “is a personnel matter and I can’t go in to any detail at this time,” including what led to the ...

Marietta High boys basketball coach put on leave

MARIETTA — Marietta City Schools Superintendent Will Hampton confirmed Friday that Marietta High boys basketball head coach Glenn Dawson has been put on indefinite leave. Hampton said the situation “is a personnel matter and I can’t go in to any detail at this time,” including what ...

Waterford wins 58-21 over Belpre on ‘Senior Night’

WATERFORD — The beat goes on for the Waterford Wildcats against Washington County opponents. One night after a big win over the Warren Warriors, Waterford celebrated “Senior Night” Thursday in a big way as it rolled to a 58-21 win to complete a season sweep over the Belpre Golden ...

Fort Frye players step up vs. Frontier

BEVERLY — Fort Frye’s go-to lady Morgan Borich was under the weather, but Kiersten Kesselring, Karlee Ross, and Lexi Huck all stepped up. The Fort Frye trio combined for 30 points to lead the Cadets to a 44-31 triumph over visiting Frontier High in Pioneer Valley Conference girls’ ...

Physical ailments force Belpre football head coach to resign

BELPRE — Physical problems, chiefly with his heart and knees, have forced Greg Adams, Belpre High School’s head football coach for the last eight years, to submit his resignation at the recommendation of his doctors. Adams, 62, who was 38-54 at Belpre, thinks “it’s an easy ...

Cougars fall to Bulldogs

WOLFHURST — After playing almost even with Frontier for nearly three quarters on Thursday night, Bridgeport finally was able to catch an opening. And when they did, the Bulldogs found the path to their sixth victory of the season. Macrea Doyle scored 21 points and Trevonn Ray added 13 as ...