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Tigers score convincing win over Yellowjackets

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Marietta High football coach Jason Schob and his staff gameplanned all week to run the football early and often against Williamstown Friday at Don Drumm Stadium. After all, the Yellowjackets allowed 360 yards to Hunter Partridge in a 45-30 loss to Magnolia last week. However, it didn’t take ...

Frontier defeats Ritchie County, 22-6, to get in win column

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NEW MATAMORAS — Freshman running back Noah Barnhart ran for a pair of touchdowns and a swarming Frontier defense limited Ritchie County to just 142 total yards of offense Friday night as the Cougars downed the visiting Rebels 22-6 for their first victory of the 2017 campaign. Barnhart’s ...

Warren falls to Point Pleasant, denied 1st win

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VINCENT — There was a moment when it looked like Warren had a chance to stick with Point Pleasant Friday night. It was at the end of an impressive 18-play, 68-yard drive that was capped by quarterback Ronnie Hill rushing seven yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. After Ethan ...

Five Tigers score in 5-1 victory over Williamstown

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DEVOLA — Five different Marietta Tigers scored goals to overcome a slow start and defeat an inexperienced Williamstown team, 5-1, Thursday at Jerry Brock Field. The Yellowjackets (2-6) hung tough in the first half, trailing just 2-1 at halftime, but MHS (3-0-1) put things away with three ...

Marietta’s Gage Herb medals at Woodridge tri

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MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. — Host Parkersburg South may not have had the medalist Wednesday, but got a pair of 37s from Chance Shears and Luke Commiskey to still win a tri golf match with Marietta and Parkersburg on the par-35 front 9 at Woodridge Golf Club. B.J. Hess’ Patriots recorded a 154 ...

Coaches excited for Waterford-Fort Frye matchup

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WATERFORD — Just mention Fort Frye to Eric McCutcheon and see how the Waterford football coach responds. “It’s a great rivalry and it’s something the kids look forward to every year,” he said. “It will be a fun match up. … We’re not in the same conference, so it’s more about ...

Marietta-Williamstown game could be high-scoring

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Friday night’s matchup between Marietta and Williamstown at 7 p.m. Friday at Don Drumm Stadium has the potential to be a high-scoring contest. Through two games in 2017, the Yellowjackets (1-1) are averaging 42 points per game while the Tigers (2-0) are scoring 38 points a game. Both teams ...

Chen is a team-first soccer player for Marietta

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Austyn Chen Marietta Year: senior GPA: 3.6 Age: 17 Favorite subject: calculus Sports: soccer (4-year letter winner), basketball Soccer stats Freshman: 3 goals, 3 assists Sophomore: 19 goals, 5 assists Junior: 11 goals, 6 assists Senior (as of Labor Day): 3 goals Career ...

Chick-fil-A Invitational slated for Saturday

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Like last year, Marietta High and Caldwell High each is expecting to be in the boys’ hunt at the 9 a.m. Chick-fil-A Invitational cross country meet in Mineral Wells, W.Va. Also competing in the annual XC event in Wood County will be Williamstown High, Parkersburg and Parkersburg ...

Cougars, Warriors looking for first victories

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NEW MATAMORAS — After back-to-back lackluster performances to open the 2017 campaign, the Frontier Cougars will look to notch their first win of the season tomorrow night when they play host to a rejuvenated Ritchie County Rebel team. The Rebels snapped a 27-game losing streak last Friday ...

St. Marys opens home slate with Parkersburg Catholic

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ST. MARYS, W.Va. — St. Marys’ football opens its’ six-game home schedule for the 2017 season against Parkersburg Catholic 7:30 p.m. Friday night at Bill Hanlin Stadium. Jodi Mote’s Blue Devils took care of business in two road games to start the year with a 54-6 win over Ritchie ...

Marietta Tigers edge Coshocton, 2-1

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DEVOLA — Marietta High looked pretty sharp, especially on its ground-passing, for not having played a match in eight days. The Tigers made two first-half goals stand up as they edged Coshocton High, 2-1, in East Central Ohio League boys’ pitch action at the Marietta Soccer Complex Tuesday ...

Warren, Big Red boys tie

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PARKERSBURG — Host Parkersburg High tallied a goal with 3:02 left in the first half, but Warren knotted the count at 1-1 for a score with just 27.3 seconds remaining in a boys soccer match that ended in a tie Tuesday night at Stadium Field. It was sort of ironic that each team got a goal ...

Late heroics for Marietta College

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BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — Marietta College quarterback Darrien Fields grew up about 15 miles from the Geneva College campus. The Aliquippa High School graduate made the most of his homecoming throwing for three touchdowns leading the Pioneers to a 26-25 come from behind victory over the Golden ...

Fort Frye netters hang on to beat Warren

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BEVERLY — Jade Baker’s game-face had a hint of a grin after she slammed home the game, set, and match winner. The 5-foot-9 junior hitter and her Fort Frye volleyball teammates needed five sets to defeat visiting Warren 25-14, 25-20, 17-25, 19-25, and 15-13 in volleyball action at Cadet Gym ...

Tigers pull away from Warriors for 50-16 victory

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Marietta High won the Al Miller United Way Bowl going away, 50-16, at Don Drumm Stadium Friday night. But the annual Washington County rivalry football game was actually tough going for the Tigers in the beginning. “We started extremely slow,” said MHS head coach Jason Schob, whose ...

Northridge shuts down Cadets, 6-0

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye can’t say it didn’t have its opportunities. The Cadets were in need of just one big play Friday night to extend their regular season winning streak to 24 but unfortunately for head coach Eric Huck and his squad that big play never came as the Fort dropped a ...

’Jackets can’t keep up with Magnolia offense, fall 45-30

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Quarterback Patrick Mirandy put visiting Magnolia ahead for good on a 55-yard quarterback keeper here Friday night in the first quarter, but senior tailback Hunter Partridge stole the show as the Blue Eagles ran through Williamstown en route to a 45-30 triumph. “It felt ...

Tomcats start out strong, breeze past Belpre 44-7

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BELPRE — Three first-quarter touchdowns paved the way for Trimble to down host Belpre 44-7 Friday night to drop the Golden Eagles to 0-2 already on the season. It took the now 1-1 Tomcats just 50 seconds to light up the scoreboard. On the second play from scrimmage, Cameron Roback ...