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Tiger football seeks ECOL win vs. Cambridge

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It’s easy to see how Marietta High School football has developed under the leadership of Jason Schob. The Tigers have enjoyed back-to-back victories over Parkersburg and have opened the past two seasons winning four of their first five games. Some might say that just scratches the surface ...

Tiger senior loves to play baseball

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Isaac Danford Marietta High Year: senior Age: 18 GPA: 3.7 Sports: baseball, basketball, football Height: 6-foot Weight: 170 pounds Baseball positions: shortstop, pitcher Football positions: wide receiver, safety Basketball position: ...

Waterford going for 5th win of season vs. Eastern

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WATERFORD — After already toppling long-time nemesis Trimble two weeks ago, the Waterford Wildcats will look to stay in the hunt for a Tri -Valley Conference Hocking Division championship Friday night when they host the (3-2) Eastern Eagles. Wateford is currently tied with Southern at the ...

Ranked Cadets to host Cougars in Washington County tilt

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Fort Frye and Frontier each has been streaking in opposite directions on the gridiron this season. The undefeated Cadets (5-0), who are second-ranked in Ohio D6, Region 23, have won five in a row, while the Cougars (0-5) are winless in the same number of games. At 7 p.m. Friday, FFHS will ...

Local golfers perform well in sectional competition

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From staff reports The Waterford High girls golf team displayed dominance in a Division II sectional golf match earlier this week at Hocking Hills Golf Club. The Lady Wildcats put together a team score of 366, defeating second place Circleville (446) by a whopping 90 strokes. Led by ...

Slumping Pioneers to host Baldwin Wallace Saturday

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Marietta College has been having difficulty putting points on the scoreboard. In 12 quarters of play this season, the Pioneers have only scored in two of them. MC is hoping to rectify that matter Saturday at 1:30 p.m. when it hosts Baldwin Wallace University in an Ohio Athletic Conference ...

Former Warrior starring for MC

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Raeli Barnes is a road warrior. The Marietta College freshman striker leads the women's soccer team in scoring with five goals, and all of the net-benders have come at away games. On Tuesday, Barnes notched a hat trick in MC's 3-2 triumph at Thiel College in Greenville, Pa. Earlier, this ...

Banged up Lady Tigers fall to state-ranked Rosecrans

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DEVOLA — Marietta High was not at full strength. Even with three starters unable to play because of injuries, the Tigers still gave D3, fifth-ranked Bishop Rosecrans High a battle, but ultimately lost the war, 3-1, Tuesday night in an East Central Ohio League girls soccer match at Jerry ...

Marietta volleyball swept by New Philadelphia

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The New Philadelphia volleyball team owns one of the best records in the Mid-Ohio Valley at 15-1, and showed off some of its talent Tuesday at Sutton Gymnasium. The Quakers swept Marietta High (9-5) by scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-16 to pick up their second win over the Tigers this ...

’Jackets sting Ravenswood, 6-1

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RAVENSWOOD —Williamstown’s combination of excellent defensive organization and speed in attack proved far too much for a game Ravenswood eleven Tuesday night, as the Yellowjackets romped, 6-1. Striker Jonathan Petty and midfielder Josh Folwell struck for a pair of goals apiece, as the ...

Yellowjackets fall to Parkersburg, Philip Barbour

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PARKERSBURG — Each of the three Mountain State classifications were represented here Tuesday evening inside Memorial Fieldhouse during a volleyball triangular, but it was host Class AAA Parkersburg which knocked off double-A power Philip Barbour and single-A stalwart Williamstown to improve ...

Ohio sectional boys’ golf action begins this week

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Waterford High has enjoyed a solid season on the links. The Wildcat golfers are hoping to extend their play on the course when they compete in the Southeast Division 3 sectional tournament Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Jaycees Golf Course in Chillicothe. “I am very pleased with my men ...

Marietta girls down Parkersburg Big Reds, 2-1

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PARKERSBURG — A nine-minute stretch of aggressive play from the Marietta girls soccer team with the game winding down spoiled Parkersburg Senior Day here Saturday afternoon at Stadium Field. Marietta’s Lexie Mullen snuck two great shots by Parkersburg keeper Sophie Thompson and the ...

Yellowjacket girls defeat St. Joe, 5-1

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Huntington St. Joseph may have scored the first goal here Saturday afternoon, but host Williamstown then tallied the final five to notch a 5-1 girls soccer win, improving to 9-1-4 on the season. “I thought they hit us right across the jaw with a right hook right at the ...

Parkersburg boys edge Marietta Tigers, 2-0

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DEVOLA — Even without its head coach, Parkersburg High prevailed. The Big Reds made two first-half goals stand up in a 2-0 triumph over Marietta High in a boys’ soccer match Saturday night at Jerry Brock Field. Don Fosselman, the longtime PHS soccer boss, was absent due to ...

Warren Warriors stifle Oak Glen Golden Bears, 28-0

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VINCENT - The Warren Warriors dominated the trenches on both sides of the line of scrimmage Saturday night, defeating visiting Oak Glen 28-0. Warren held the Golden Bears to -8 rushing yards, and 86 total stripes on the evening, while rolling up 299 rushing yards of their own offensively. ...

Marietta High football rolls past Big Reds, 49-13

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A running clock early in the fourth quarter was the signal Marietta had come to play against long-time rival Parkersburg at Don Drumm Stadium Friday night. The Tigers (4-1) lit up the scoreboard and their defense held a very athletic Big Red offense to just two scores in a 49-13 victory. ...

Tiger offense continues to impress

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By now, most people have heard or seen what Marietta High’s offense is capable of. After a 49-13 statement victory over Parkersburg Friday at Don Drumm Stadium, the Tigers are sitting at 4-1 and eyeing a spot in the Ohio Division III playoffs. If they continue to average 46 points per ...

Wildcats stomp Cougars

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WATERFORD — Waterford High had good field position for most of the first half. The Wildcats scored touchdowns on their first six offensive possession en route to a 54-14 triumph over visiting Frontier in prep football action Friday night. “We came ready to play tonight,” said ...