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Crusaderettes rout Calhoun girls, 61-46

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PARKERSBURG — Freshman point guard Madeline Huffman scored 20 points and two more frosh, Emma Gardner and Emma Pfeiffer, were a presence inside as Parkersburg Catholic downed visiting Calhoun County 61-46 Thursday night to claim 9th place in the LKC this season. Victorious PCHS, now 12-10, ...

Edison nips Blennerhassett for county title

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PARKERSBURG — Ethan Prather of Edison didn’t need a pin in the final match of Thursday’s 56th Wood County Middle School wrestling championships to seal the Eagles’ five-peat, but he got one anyway. The Eagles of head coach Tammy Koreski trailed 204-199 entering the heavyweight ...

Wood County Christian boys beat Wirt County

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Wood County Christian received 12 points from Luke Spencer and 11 more from DJ Spencer here Thursday en route to handing visiting Wirt County a 45-38 setback. Luke Spencer gradded 14 boards to finish with a double-double while teammate Garrett Napier pitched in nine points ...

Ball scores 21 to lead Waterford past Fort Frye

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WATERFORD — Waterford High was tested in the first half. But after the break, it was all Wildcats as the defending Ohio Division IV champions cruised to a 45-24 triumph over Fort Frye High in non-conference girls’ basketball action at the Cooper Annex Wednesday night. Earlier this ...

Frontier girls set to take on Valley (Wetzel) Saturday

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NEW MATAMORAS — The Frontier Lady Cougars have fond memories playing at Ohio University Eastern in St. Clairsville, having won Ohio Valley Athletic Conference championships there two out of the last three years. Saturday, Frontier (15-6) will look to make it three OVAC titles in four years ...

Belpre boys beat Trimble, 66-52

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BELPRE — Mythius Houghton and Deijon Bedgood were all over the floor Tuesday night, combining for 50 points as host Belpre knocked off TVC rival Trimble in boys basketball for the first time in six years with a 66-52 triumph over the Tomcats, The win made the Golden Eagles 6-13, while ...

Frontier’s Morris standout athlete and singer

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Sammi Morris Frontier Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 4.0 Sports: basketball, softball Other activities/clubs: Class secretary 4 years, Student Council, Key Club, Spanish Club, Spanish National Honor Society, National Honor Society, Educational Talent Search, and Homecoming ...

Shenandoah boys double up on Frontier

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NEW MATAMORAS — Shenandoah High doubled up on Frontier High. The Zeps limited the host Cougars to three single-digit quarters en route to a 48-24 triumph in Pioneer Valley Conference boys basketball action Tuesday night. “We’ll take any win that we can get, I’ll be honest,” said ...

South Patriots defeat Warren boys, 66-63

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PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg South came out on fire and then held off a second rally to score a 66-63 win over the visiting Warren Warriors Tuesday night. Shane Snider led three Patriots in double figures with 19 points in a game that saw each team connect on no less than 10 3-point ...

Lady Warriors run past visiting Morgan, 58-39

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VINCENT — Junior guard Molly McCutcheon tossed in a game-high 16 points to lead the Warren Lady Warriors to a 58-39 win over the visiting Morgan Lady Raiders in a non-conference battle Monday evening at Warren High School. McCutcheon divided her points up evenly as she scored eight points ...

Waterford earns 7th straight win

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BELPRE — Waterford High was at the top of its game. The defending Division IV champion Wildcats limited host Belpre High to four single-digit quarters en route to a 63-23 triumph in Tri-Valley Conference-Hocking Division girls’ basketball action Monday night. “We played really well as ...

Frontier advances to OVAC Final

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NEW MATAMORAS — Sammi Morris scored a game-high 18 points, Lexi Brookover chipped in 16 and Frontier advanced to the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference championship game vs. Valley (Wetzel) at 10 a.m. Saturday with a 67-23 win over Beallsville Monday. The Cougars (15-6) allowed their opponents ...

Waterford snags win from Fort Frye, 61-51

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Bryce Hilverding just knew that Waterford’s senior class hadn’t defeated Fort Frye in boys basketball. In fact, the drought against the Wildcats’ biggest rival has been going on since 2012. But all of that ended as Hilverding led all scorers with 20 points en route to a 61-51 ...

Marietta Tigers edge Alexander High, 59-57

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Zach Deskins, a righty, made a contested, game-winning left-handed layup. With about three seconds left in the game, the 6-foot senior drove and scored to give Marietta High a hard-fought 59-57 triumph over Alexander High in non-conference boys’ basketball action at Sutton Gym Saturday ...

Tigers get hard-earned win vs. Cambridge on Senior Night

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Marietta High’s seven seniors have played together long enough to know each other’s roles. Each senior played their role to perfection Friday night as the Tigers clawed their way to a 67-63 win over Cambridge at Sutton Gymnasium. “This is a special night,” said MHS senior Zach ...

Fox’s 27 leads St. Marys to win

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ST. MARYS — St. Marys High silenced the Rebel yell on Pack The Gym Night. Avenging a late January setback in Ellenboro, the Blue Devils defeated visiting Ritchie County, 60-45, in Little Kanawha Conference action Friday evening. “We came out with a different defense this time,” said ...

PCHS girls earn 3rd straight win

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PARKERSBURG — When this week began, the Parkersburg Catholic girls basketball Crusaderettes were mired in a funk — on a five-game losing streak to fall below the .500 mark at 8-9. But after posting three consecutive wins in five days, capped by a 53-28 victory Friday night over visiting ...

Cadets complete epic rally at Frontier

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NEW MATAMORAS — Fort Frye barely had a pulse. But in the fourth quarter, the Cadets came alive and rallied from a 13-point deficit to defeat host Frontier High, 37-35, in Pioneer Valley Conference girls’ basketball action Thursday night. “Y’know, these girls have had a lot thrown at ...

Williamstown rolls past Wirt County, 74-42

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WILLIAMSTOWN — No. 11 Class A Williamstown bounced back Thursday night from 30-point loss on Tuesday to the second-ranked Ravenswood boys with a 74-42 drubbing of visiting Wirt County. The Yellowjackets improved to 11-7, while the Tiger cagers fell to 1-17 on the campaign. Cullen Cutright ...

Cousins lead MC women to victory

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Amisha Herd and Jo Herd-Middlebrooks were a one-two family punch on Play For Kay night. The first cousins combined to record a double-double as Marietta College defeated Mount Union, 76-62, in Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball action at Ban Johnson Arena Wednesday ...