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Green-lethal: Warren’s Sarah Greenlee fires no-hitter in sectional final

VINCENT — Of late, Sarah Greenlee has been unhittable. The Warren High senior hurler tossed her second no-no in as many weeks as the Warriors defeated visiting Chillicothe High, 7-0, in an OHSAA Division II sectional softball final Wednesday night. “I’m just happy,” said Greenlee, a ...

Fort Frye’s Alissa Ginther commits to Marietta College for volleyball

BEVERLY — Alissa Ginther, one of the best prep middle hitters in the Mid-Ohio Valley, is planning to compete at the next level. The 6-foot-1 Fort Frye High senior netter announced her intentions of continuing her education and playing volleyball at Marietta College after graduation in a ...

Cadets catcher Logan Isner taking his talents to Ohio Valley University

BEVERLY — As a catcher, Logan “Hulk” Isner is considered one of the premier backstops in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The Fort Frye senior standout is solid defensively, can throw, communicates well with pitchers — and is durable. During his varsity career as a Cadet, he’s started 83 games ...

Tiger tennis team in sectional action today

Guillermo Del Rio Gonzalez got a rest in the Marietta High boys tennis team’s 3-2 regular-season finale win at Athens High last Friday. “I just gave Guillermo a day off because we had played eight matches in eight days,” said MHS 13th-year coach Chris Mayer of his sophomore standout. ...

Waterford wins sectional

WATERFORD — Fans who stuck around to see Waterford claim a Division IV Sectional Championship by edging Symmes Valley 5-4 in nine innings Tuesday night at Waterford Elementary School saw just about everything imaginable occur on the ball diamond in a single game. In the end, Waterford’s ...

Cadets Finished

BEVERLY — Tyler Bradford pitched a one-hitter — and lost. The Fort Frye senior southpaw never looked better on the hill, but the Cadets still came up short, dropping a 1-0 decision to visiting Ridgewood in an Ohio Division III sectional baseball final Tuesday night. “Tyler did a ...

PC Crusaders club Yellowjackets, 13-2

WILLIAMSTOWN — Patrick Copen pitched into the sixth inning as Parkersburg Catholic scored 10 runs en route to a 13-2 Class A sectional baseball win over host Williamstown in the double-elimination tournament Tuesday. Next sectional games for both teams will be Calhoun County at Williamstown ...

Warren softball hurler Sarah Greenlee commits to Muskingum

Sarah Greenlee Warren Year: senior Age: 17 GPA: 3.9 (Top 10 junior year and Washington State Dean’s List) Favorite subject: science Sport: softball Position: pitcher Bat right, Throws right 4-year Warrior varsity pitching record: 42-24 Softball honors: 2-time All-SEOAL, ...

Warriors fall

VINCENT — In may not have been the prettiest Division II Sectional Championship game in history but Monday afternoon’s battle between host Warren and Vinton County was a thrilling one none the less. The two teams combined to make 11 errors and in the end, the Vikings survived a tenacious ...

Sectional scare: Cadets get past West Muskingum in tourney opener

BEVERLY — Zane Greenleaf swung a hot bat in the No. 9 spot. The Fort Frye sophomore second baseman was 3-for-3 with a triple and two runs-batted-in to lead the host Cadets to an 8-5 come-from-behind win against West Muskingum in an Ohio Division III sectional opener Saturday. “Zane, at ...

Etta Express travels to Otterbein for two games today

Marietta College needs a sweep. The Ohio Athletic Conference second-place Pioneers are scheduled to play first-place Otterbein University in a baseball doubleheader at Fishbaugh Field in Westerville at 1 p.m. Saturday. “We just want to win two to get a share of the (regular season) ...

Pios earn No. 2 seed in OAC tourney

WESTERVILLE — No. 25 Marietta College split an Ohio Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader at Otterbein University Saturday afternoon at Fishbaugh Field. The Pioneers snapped Otterbein’s 11-game OAC winning streak with a 5-1 win in game one. The Cardinals captured the OAC Regular ...

Larry Hiser to coach Post 64 Legion baseball team

After a nearly 15-year hiatus, American Legion baseball returned to Marietta last summer as the Veterans of Post 64 agreed to sponsor both a junior and senior team. Their support continues into the summer of 2018 as the teams are preparing for their second season. Post Commander, Regis ...

Yellowjackets Mason Adkins fires a no-no

GLENVILLE, W.Va. — Williamstown’s Mason Adkins was close to perfect in the Yellowjackets’ 11-0 win over Clay County Friday in the Little Kanawha Conference third place game at Sue Morris Sports Complex. The WHS senior right-hander tossed a five-inning no-hitter, with Clay’s only ...

Red Devils rally to win the LKC crown

GLENVILLE — Ravenswood had to rally to do it, but the Red Devils beat Gilmer County 11-5 in Friday’s Little Kanawha Conference championship game at Sue Morris Sports Complex. Trailing 4-2, Ravenswood scored four runs in the fourth and five more in the sixth to capture its first LKC crown ...

Big Reds score 2 in 7th to upend Warriors, 4-2

VINCENT — Nolan Brace’s seventh inning, run-scoring double off of the wall in left field scored T.J. McIntosh with the go-ahead run as the visiting Parkersburg Big Reds doubled up the Warren Warriors 4-2 Thursday evening at Warren High School. PHS rallied from a pair of runs down to tie ...

River rallies in 6th to defeat Frontier, 6-2

NEW MATAMORAS — River High spoiled Frontier High’s Senior Night. The Pilots plated five runs in the sixth inning en route to a 6-2 triumph over the host Cougars in prep softball action Thursday night. “We’re sending three good seniors away — Kylie Daugherty, Alisia Winstanley, and ...

Marietta’s Devon Moss to play football for Pioneers

Listed at 5-feet, 6-inches, Devon Moss has never been the biggest kid on the football field. However, that’s never stopped him from making plays. The Marietta High senior led the Tigers in tackles in 2017 on the way to a 5-5 season and the program’s first ever East Central Ohio League ...

MHS’ Madison Gault gets game-winning hit in comeback victory

Madison Gault got mobbed by her teammates. The Marietta High senior catcher’s clutch, two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning enabled the Tigers to earn a 6-5 come-from-behind triumph over visiting River View High in doubleheader softball action Wednesday. The Black Bears ...

Williamstown girls best Ravenswood, stay alive in section

WILLIAMSTOWN — Down 5-2 going to the bottom of fourth inning, host Williamstown scored the next seven runs, capped by a five-run sixth highlighted by Kristin Harmon’s bases-loaded triple, to put the Yellowjackets ahead for good as they went on to win 9-6 and oust Ravenswood from the Class A ...