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PC’s Leslie Huffman named LKC player of the year

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Catholic head coach Marty Vierheller and his sophomore guard Leslie Huffman never once stopped to review the season in progress for the Crusaderette player. “If you look back you could lose yourself, you have to keep going and work hard and I knew I couldn’t do ...

Marietta High’s Josh Sandford invited to golf in Ireland

A local golfer has earned a cool opportunity. Marietta High senior Josh Sandford, an all-district honoree this fall for the Tigers, has been invited to compete in the Champion of Champions two-day golf event at the famed Powerscourt Golf Club in Dublin, Ireland. Sandford received the invite ...

Etta Express disappointed season cut short

Under normal circumstances, the Marietta College baseball team would have played its home opener Wednesday on the brand new playing surface at Don and Sue Schaly Field at Pioneer Park. COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, has made for not so normal circumstances as the Etta Express had ...

South’s Malaki Sylvia commits to Marietta College men’s hoops team

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg South’s Malaki Sylvia isn’t quite ready to have his prep career end, but he is looking forward to his future at Marietta College. The Patriot senior, who shot 55% from the field and averaged 18.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.4 assists, is anxious to ...

Doddridge’s Cole James commits to Pioneer football

WEST UNION, W.Va. — Doddridge County athlete Cole James’ menacing 6-foot-2, 340-pound frame loomed over the West Virginia Class A sports scene much of the last four years. Whether causing chaos as an offensive or defensive lineman on the football field or flinging the shot put or discus far ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Basketball Statistical Leaders

BOYS SCORING AVERAGE 22.0 - Logan Brookover (Frontier) 21.5 - Bede Lori (Caldwell) 20.5 - Grant Barnhart (SM) 20.0 - Patrick Copen (Catholic) 18.8 - Malaki Sylvia (South) 18.2 - Sam Potts (PHS) 17.8 - Makiah Merritt (Belpre) 17.7 - Ty Johnson (Ripley) 17.1 - William Steele ...