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A special win: Vienna’s Cale Conley victorious at Lou Blaney Memorial

HARTFORD, Ohio — Professional sprint car driver Cale Conley, a Vienna resident, has won plenty of races before. However, his victory on Saturday night had a little more meaning to it, and not just because he pocketed the $7,500 top prize. Conley won the Lou Blaney Memorial, which was part ...

County champs: Warren wins Washington County tournament

After going undefeated against Washington County competition in the regular season, Warren secured it spot as the county's top team Saturday at Don and Sue Schaly Field at Pioneer Park. The Warriors defeated Waterford 6-2 and Marietta 7-5 in a round-robin style tournament to claim the ...

County baseball championship at stake Saturday

The Washington County baseball league’s season will wrap up Saturday with a postseason tournament at Don and Sue Schaly Field at Pioneer Park. Warren, Marietta and Waterford will compete in a round-robin tourney with each team playing two games. The team that goes 2-0 will walk away with ...

Christina Ullman to defend world powerlifting records at national meet

“Next to the platform is Christina Ullman. This is a state, American, and world record attempt.” Those are words Ullman never expected to hear from a powerlifting meet announcer. At age 49, she didn’t really plan to compete in powerlifting. It just sort of happened. “I was doing ...

Fall sports in West Virginia pushed back

PARKERSBURG — There will be high school sports in West Virginia in the fall, but they won’t be during the usual time frames. West Virginia Secondary School Activities Director Bernie Dolan made the announcement during Gov. Jim Justice’s regular COVID-19 press conference Friday inside ...