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Brewer to coach Post 64 baseball

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Marietta Legion Post 64 Commander, Regis Kern, announced on Monday that Marietta College head baseball coach, Brian Brewer, has been named head coach of the newly reformed Post 64 baseball team. The team will begin play this summer after a 13-year hiatus. "We are really excited that Brian ...

Fort Frye senior plays her ‘hardest every game’

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Tanner Booth Fort Frye Year: senior Age: 17 GPA: 3.5 Sports: basketball, softball College: undecided Major: sports med Family: Jerry and Jlea Booth (mother and father); older sister Kourtney (Booth) Brayden Question: You're not tired, are you? (Fort Frye had just defeated ...

Lady Tigers 2nd at Parkersburg tri

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PARKERSBURG — Five different Parkersburg High School swimmers had two individual victories apiece here Wednesday night during a triangular at the YMCA as the Big Reds amassed 232 total points to top runner-up Parkersburg South (118) and Marietta High School (84). The Big Red girls finished ...

Williamstown romps Wood County Christian School

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Wood County Christian knew full well heading into Tuesday night’s battle with neighbor Williamstown that finding a way to shut down guard Isaac Brown would be crucial to its success. Brown, who spent his freshman year at Wood County Christian, proved to be no match for the ...

Warren wins season-opener

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POMEROY — Warren trailed briefly in the first half but in the end was too much for Meigs in a 60-47 victory Tuesday night. The Warriors won their season-opener after shooting 43 percent (26 for 60) from the floor. Chase Weihl stood out for the Warriors, scoring a game-high 22 points and ...

Pioneers remain unbeaten

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WESTERVILLE — Dillon Young drained five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points as No. 3 ranked Marietta College easily defeated Otterbein University 79-54 Tuesday evening in an Ohio Athletic Conference match-up. The Pioneers improve to 7-0 overall and 2-0 in the OAC, while Otterbein falls to ...

Lady Wildcats breeze past Trimble, 63-9

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WATERFORD — Defending state champion Waterford was excited to get their home season underway and give the home crowd their first real look at what they hope will be yet another very good basketball team. The Wildcat faithful had to leave the Harry Cooper Annex feeling excited as well as the ...

Fort Frye girls can’t hold on to lead against South

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PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg South’s Devin Hefner scored 10 of her 15 points in the second half to help the Patriots overcome a seven-point halftime deficit and improve to 2-0 on the year after downing Fort Frye, 48-39, at the Rod Oldham Athletic Center. Neither team got much going early on ...

St. Marys, Williamstown well represented on all-state team

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  PARKERSBURG — The newly minted state champion St. Marys Blue Devils were well represented on the Class A All-State first team as voted on by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. Defensive back Will Billeter was named captain of the defense after an impressive first ...

St. Marys claims Class A championship title

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WHEELING — A win is a win is a win. Those words uttered by St. Marys’ icon Bill Hanlin after a Blue Devils’ win echoed throughout the visitors locker room after the Pleasants County squad claimed the first state football championship in the history of the school Saturday night at ...

MC women’s winning streak snapped by BW

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MARIETTA — Marietta College needed a zone-breaker to step up. When none did, the Pioneers ended up dropping a 63-59 decision to Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball action at Ban Johnson Arena Saturday. “They threw that 2-3 zone at us, and we ...

St. Marys faces East Hardy in W.Va. Class A state title game

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WHEELING, W.Va. — A battle of unbeaten teams will be the final championship game on the card for the Super Six when No. 1 East Hardy (13-0) clashes with No. 2 St. Marys (13-0) at 7 p.m. tonight at Wheeling Island Stadium for the Class A title. There will be a first-time champion in Class A ...

Marietta High boys basketball team runs past Crooksville, 93-41

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It’s too early to make any serious predictions about Marietta High School’s basketball season, but if the season opener on Friday is any indication the Tigers won’t be outhustled. Marietta (1-0) harassed and frustrated Crooksville (0-1) from the opening tip off as the Tigers steamrolled ...

Marietta girls fall to Vinton County in season-opener

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Marietta and Vinton County shot and made the exact same amount of field goals in Thursday night’s season opener for the Lady Tigers at Sutton gymnasium. Unfortunately for MHS, the Lady Vikings made 11 more free throw attempts than did the Tigers en route to a 60-51 win. Cassie Bentley and ...

Fort Frye dominates Caldwell in PVC matchup

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BEVERLY — As far as Fort Frye girls’ basketball coach Dan Liedtke is concerned, there’s plenty of room for improvement. Still, the Cadets never trailed en route to a 47-18 triumph over visiting Caldwell High in Pioneer Valley Conference basketball action Thursday night. “The defense ...

Lady ’Jackets defeat Tyler

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WILLIAMSTOWN — If anyone thought Fred Sauro and his Williamstown girls would ever slow down, it won’t be this season. With losing only two regulars from last year, the Yellowjacket cagers after five minutes Thursday night sprung into action with their lethal fullcourt trapping defense and ...

Waterford QB named 1st team All-Ohio

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As a four-year starter under center for Waterford, Isaac Huffman saw the Wildcats go from a two-win team as a freshman to one of the top teams in Division VII as a senior. Huffman was an integral part of the team’s improvement — he enjoyed a breakout season as a junior before establishing ...

Fort Frye’s Lewis, Baker earn D6 all-state honors

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Fort Frye High had a football season for the ages. For the second straight year, the Cadets went undefeated during regular-season play (10-0) and clinched an Ohio Division VI playoff berth in the process. This past fall, FFHS took it even further when it extended its postseason competition ...

Sury on the run at OU

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ATHENS — Maddy Sury has literally been on the run. The former Waterford High track & field standout added a “new” sport to her already busy schedule at Ohio University this past fall — cross country. At OU, she’s also competing on the indoor and outdoor Bobcat track teams ...

Marietta Tiger senior ‘excited for the future’

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Trent Dawson Marietta High Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.9 Sports: basketball, baseball, football College: undecided Major: biology (dentistry) Family: Glenn and Christi Dawson; older sister Erica Dawson, younger sister Tori Dawson Question: What’s your favorite ...