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Training begins for new football officials

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PARKERSBURG - "Without officials, you can't have a game."With this simple truism, training for new high school football officials began Monday evening at Parkersburg High School. Nine prospective officials embarked upon their refereeing adventure with an introductory class in the Mary Lou Hague ...

Beverly/Lowell splits twinbill with Parkersburg

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BEVERLY - After losing the opening game of the doubleheader 11-0, and down to their last out in the nightcap against an accomplished Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 squad, Parkersburg Post 15 rallied for a dramatic win thanks to the bat of Michael Fox.Fox drilled the first pitch he faced from ...

Dawson named MHS boys hoops coach

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Glenn Dawson has been chosen to take over the head coaching position for the Marietta High boys basketball program, replacing Mark Duckworth after three seasons.The Tigers were 26-44 in Duckworth's tenure, which ended with much turbulence this summer and left many wondering about the future of ...

Beverly/Lowell wins 1 of 2 against Cambridge

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BEVERLY - Tate Engle was presented with an oar by his teammates at home plate after slugging a two-run homer.The slick-fielding shortstop's blast helped Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 mercy visiting Cambridge Post 84, 11-1, in the nightcap of Thursday's scheduled American Legion baseball ...

Travel softball team world series-bound

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The Kroll Energy Krushers have a once in a lifetime opportunity awaiting them.An 18U travel softball team made up of high school players from Frontier, St. Marys, Monroe Central, Tyler Consolidated and River, the Krushers are headed to the East World Series July 17-22 in Buffalo, N.Y.Coached by ...

Warren cager Molly McCutcheon to compete in Chicago

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VINCENT - Molly McCutcheon made a positive hoops impression at June's Eastern Ohio Basketball Camp in Sherrodsville.And, as a result, the 5-foot-7 Warren junior-to-be shooting guard was one of 10 players named to an all-star team that will be competing at the NIKE National Invitational ...

Fort Frye holds volleyball camp

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BEVERLY - Head volleyball coach Tiffany Schob had all kinds of help in the second-running of her Fort Frye youth camp Wednesday night.Many of Schob's Cadet netters were on hand in the FFHS gym, along with JV coach Kelli Miller, junior high coaches' Jordan Schilling and Lacey Worthington, and ...

Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 finishes perfect week

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BEVERLY - As the American Legion regular season begins to head into it's home stretch every team hopes to be playing your it's baseball of the season.Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 may well be doing just that as they wrapped up a perfect 5-0 week with a dominating double header sweep over visiting ...

Could LeBron leave Cleveland?

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Four days ago, LeBron James, the ender of Cleveland's championship woes, opted out of his deal with the Cavaliers to become a free agent. While many people are speculating this is just a formality to get a new deal under the new salary cap rules to stay with his home state team, some are saying ...

Huffman, Layton lead Beverly/Lowell to 20th victory

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BEVERLY - Isaac Huffman walked to the plate Friday evening with redemption on his mind.Locked in a 1-1 tie with visiting Brilliant Post 573, the Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 right fielder stepped into the batter's box in the bottom of the eighth inning with a pair of teammates, Derek Layton and ...

Track resurfacing project underway at Don Drumm

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Travelers on Greene Street may have noticed that Marietta College fully tarped the football playing surface at Don Drumm Stadium earlier this week.The reason for tarping the field is because the Robert Annesenz Track at Don Drumm Stadium is being resurfaced by the track's original installer, ...

Beverly/Lowell bests Meigs, 8-1

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BEVERLY - Tyler Bradford tossed a six-hitter and also collected a pair of base hits to pace Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 to an 8-1 win over visiting Meigs Post 0039 Thursday evening.Bradford fanned eight hitters while also knocking in a pair of runs to lead Beverly/Lowell to its 19th victory of ...

Fort Frye wins Williamstown Summer Basketball League tournament

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WILLIAMSTOWN - The Williamstown summer boys' basketball league concluded Thursday night at Williamstown High School, with Fort Frye defeating Doddridge County 45-27 in the final of the season-ending tournament."We're proud of it; it's a pretty good league," said Williamstown boys' coach and ...

Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 tops Athens Post 21, 15-6

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THE PLAINS - When the top of their lineup finds a way to get on base, Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 has the potential to be a very good offensive team.Head coach Todd Engle's squad proved that in grand fashion Tuesday night as they traveled to Athens and came away with a 15-6 victory over Athens ...

Sydney Palmer hopes to kick for Williamstown High football team

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WILLIAMSTOWN - One of the new faces on the Williamstown High School football team during the West Virginia three-week coaching period in June is the first girl to play the gridiron game for the Yellowjackets.Sydney Palmer, who will be a senior at Williamstown, is vying to kick extra points and ...

Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 in Coshocton tournament this weekend

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BEVERLY - Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 was scheduled to open up weekend tournament play in Coshocton Friday against the Tuscarawas County Panthers.The tourney is slated to resume Saturday with BevLow facing St. Clairsville Post 159 at 2 p.m. and the Wayne County Gunslingers at 4 p.m. On Sunday, ...