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Meadowbrooks runs past Marietta, 86-65

Marietta High has had a challenging start to the 2017-18 season. After falling to Dover in their season opener last week, the Tigers fell to Meadowbrook 86-65 Tuesday night at Sutton Gymnasium. Off to an 0-2 start, MHS will travel to New Philadelphia Friday in search of its first win. “We ...

Catholic rolls past Silver Knights

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Catholic’s 1-2-3 punch of 5-11 freshman Aaliyah Brunny, sophomore Madeline Huffman and senior Olivia Ullman combined for 24, 18 and 18 points respectively Tuesday night as the host Crusaderettes bested Tyler Consolidated 84-56. PCHS, now 2-0, welcomes in Gilmer ...

Warren’s Maddox notches 300th career win

THE PLAINS — Warren boys basketball head coach Blane Maddox earned his 300th career coaching victory Tuesday against Athens. The Warriors defeated the Bulldogs 61-38 to improve to 1-1 this season and bounce back from a season-opening loss to Morgan. Josh Huffman paced Warren with a ...

St. Marys puts four on Class A All-State First Team

PARKERSBURG — Wheeling Central Head Coach Mike Young had a feeling if his team could just get into the playoffs it could make some noise. At the same time, St. Marys’ leader Jodi Mote knew if his squad could get healthy they had a chance to return to Wheeling. Each head man turned out to ...

Fort Frye girls fall to Parkersburg South

BEVERLY — A very young Fort Frye Cadet team knew they would have to play their very best basketball if they were to have any chance at all at competing against a very deep and experienced Parkersburg South squad. What the Cadets didn’t need was for South to be at their very ...

Waterford girls fall to PHS in season opener

PARKERSBURG — Ohio Division IV power Waterford gave host Parkersburg all it wanted Saturday night inside Memorial Fieldhouse, but the Big Reds of first-year head coach Scott Cozzens survived the Wildcats’ comeback bid and held on for a 56-52 triumph in the season opener for both ...

St. Marys falls to Wheeling Central in W.Va. Class A state final

WHEELING, W,Va. —Two comebacks in one game proved too much to ask of defending state champion St. Marys Saturday night in the West Virginia Class A state title game. The Blue Devils trailed by 14 early and 12 late in a 40-21 loss to Wheeling Central. Two fumbled snaps inside the 5-yard line ...

Buzzer-beater by BW buries No. 6 Pioneers

Marietta College had the game all but won. But with time running out, sophomore Michael Quiring banked home a long, buzzer-beating three to give Baldwin Wallace Univeristy a dramatic 73-72 triumph over the nationally-ranked Pioneers in an Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball game at Ban ...

Morgan bests Warren boys 50-43 in season opener

VINCENT — During crunchtime action in the final period, Morgan High head coach Adam Copeland turned to the media table nearby and said, “This is fun.” While it might have been that for the Raider boss and his team, it was anything but for Warren High, which dropped a 50-43 decision ...

St. Marys, Wheeling Central battle for state title

WHEELING, W.Va. — Since the year 2000, Wheeling Central and St. Marys have participated in the West Virginia Class A State Championship a combined 10 times, just not against each other. That will change at 7 on Saturday night at Wheeling Island Stadium as the two collide in the Super Six ...

Tigers toppled by Dover

DOVER — When you begin the season with six league games that lead up to Christmas, it’s important to notch as many wins as you can. Dover certainly got off on the right foot. Senior Shemar Morton scored 15 points, senior Collin Whitman came off the bench and added 13 and senior Brandon ...

Warriors too much for Eastern in 61-42 victory

VINCENT — Pressure was the name of the game Thursday night in a high school girls basketball game between Warren and Eastern. The Warriors forced the visiting Eagles into 24 turnovers en route to a 61-42 non-conference victory. Back home Monday against Meigs, Warren improved to 3-0 with ...

St. Marys dominates Wirt County

ELIZABETH, W.Va. — Host Wirt County and its gang of eight kept within striking distance through three quarters here Thursday evening, but preseason No. 7 St. Marys was too much in the end as the Blue Devils ran past the Tigers, 54-26, in the opener for both Little Kanawha Conference ...

Marietta High falls to 0-2 after 52-37 loss to Dover

It’s hard to imagine a worse start in your first home game of the season than the Marietta Lady Tigers got off to in Wednesday night’s East Central Ohio League opener against Dover. The young Lady Tigers could simply not buy a bucket in the early going as they did not make a single field ...

Marietta continues hot start vs. Cardinals

Marietta College had an offensive surge to start the second half. After scoring 13 unanswered points, the NCAA Division III, 25th-ranked Pioneers went on to defeat Otterbein University, 97-74, Wednesday night in an Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball opener at Ban Johnson Arena. ...

Pios win big over winless Otterbein

WESTERVILLE — No. 6 ranked Marietta College easily defeated winless Otterbein University, 86-60, Wednesday evening in Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball action. The pioneers improve to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in the OAC. Otterbein falls to 0-6 and 0-1 in the OAC. “I was extremely ...

Frontier’s West has overcome plenty of adversity

Brent West Frontier High Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.4 Favorite subject: history Sports: baseball, basketball Hgt: 6-foot-4 Wgt: 294 College: undecided Major: education Family: Johnny and Rhea West (father and mother); Noah West (brother), Dakota (West) O’Neal ...

Warren wrestling season opens up Saturday

VINCENT — With a potentially standout wrestling team and a beefed up schedule, Warren High is hoping to make an impression on the mat this upcoming winter. “We are still trying to build a program that is competitive everywhere we go,” said Warriors’ wrestling boss Jim Rhodes. “The ...

St. Marys looks to repeat as W.Va. Class A champs

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — For the third time in four years, the city of St. Marys, W.Va., will empty and head to Wheeling Island Stadium to cheer on their Blue Devils in the state title game against Wheeling Central at 7 p.m. Saturday. In the blur of emotions of the last three weeks, overlooking ...

Beallsville runs past Lady Cougars, 61-36

NEW MATAMORAS — Beallsville was in the mood for a bit of a payback Tuesday evening when it made the trip to Frontier High School to take on the young Lady Cougars. After being blown out of both games against Frontier last season, the Lady Devils returned the favor by rolling to a 61-36 win ...