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Huck’s dunk, Huffman’s 20 lifts Warren past Catholic

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VINCENT — Josh Huffman tallied the final four field goals of the opening quarter here Thursday night and Warren teammate Noah Nichols drained a key buzzer-beating 3 thanks to a Jared Hall assist just before the halftime horn as the Warriors used a dominate second half to secure a 67-42 ...

Fort Frye girls earn win vs. Monroe Central

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BEVERLY — Practice could be fairly intense for Fort Frye’s girls basketball team today. On the surface, the Cadets’ 42-25 victory over Monroe Central Thursday night looks like a solid Pioneer Valley Conference victory. Fort Frye coach Dan Liedtke see things a little ...

High School Basketball Roundup

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GIRLS Williamstown 61, Ritchie County 48 WILLIAMSTOWN — Abi Haught led all scorers with 20 points for visiting Ritchie County here Thursday evening, but it wasn’t enough as the Rebels were upended by Williamstown, 61-48. The 10-4 Yellowjackets, who welcome in Southern on Monday, ...

Senior trio leads Warriors past Marietta, 73-43

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VINCENT — The Warren Lady Warriors are in the middle of putting together a very special season. Wednesday night Warren celebrated there senior night as they welcomed the arch-rival Marietta Lady Tigers and right on cue the Warrior ladies delivered a special performance en route to a 73-43 ...

Pioneers roll past winless Otterbein, 87-68

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Marietta College took care of the rock. The Pioneers committed just three turnovers en route to an 87-68 triumph over Otterbein University in Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball action at Ban Johnson Arena Wednesday night. “That’s amazing, turning over the ball just three ...

Marietta boys fall to New Philadelphia

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Marietta High had to play catch-up from the get-go. The Tigers never led en route to a 66-51 setback to New Philadelphia in prep boys basketball action Tuesday night at Sutton Gym. “The effort was the most important thing that we needed to bring tonight, and I thought the kids gave a ...

Waterford boys grabs comeback win

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WATERFORD — Trailing by 10 points with just seven minutes to play Waterford was in need of someone to step up in a big way down the stretch in Tuesday evening’s Tri-Valley Conference rematch at home against Miller. The Wildcats managed to get huge contributions from not just one but from ...

Belpre takes down Miller in double OT

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BELPRE — Trailing 35-24 at halftime, Belpre rallied to tie the game at 57-all at the end of regulation and used two overtimes to take down visiting Miller 74-69 Monday. The Golden Eagles (9-4) outscored the Falcons (8-6) 10-5 in double OT to claim the victory. Belpre, which travels to ...

Marietta College women rolling

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Marietta College had a fun game. The Pioneers led from start to finish en route to a 90-54 triumph over John Carroll University in Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball action at Ban Johnson Arena Saturday afternoon. “There’s a lot of good stuff on this stat sheet,” said MC ...

Warriors drop thriller to Meadowbrook

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VINCENT — Every time Warren made a run in Saturday night’s Ohio Valley Athletic Conference showdown against visiting Meadowbrook, the Colts seemed to have an answer. In the end, the Warriors simply ran out of time and opportunities as Meadowbrook held on to for a 62-58 victory in an ...

Fort Frye sinks 13 treys to beat Belpre

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BELPRE — It wasn’t a frigid night any more Saturday, but visiting Fort Frye was still hot, especially with 13 treys, while Belpre was anything but as the Cadets were in charge from the start in racking up an 84-50 boys basketball win over the Golden Eagles. Tate Engle’s 15 points led ...

Warren names Day new football coach

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VINCENT — A new day is dawning for the Warren High football program On Friday afternoon in the school's cafeteria, WHS Athletic Director Steve Harold introduced Dan Day as the Warriors' gridiron boss for the upcoming 2018 campaign. With Day were his wife Danielle and their three children ...

Waterford pulls away from Belpre in 69-48 win

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BEVERLY — It’s no secret by now that Waterford head basketball coach Tom Simms is not a huge fan of the 3-point shot. After his team shot the long-ball at a 60 percent clip (9-15) in Friday night’s 69-48 win on the road over the Belpre Golden Eagles, the veteran coach of the green and ...

Parkersburg South holds on to beat Warren, 57-50

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VINCENT — Cole Plants was clutch at crunchtime. The 6-foot-2 senior scored a game-high 19 points, including six freebies in the fourth quarter, to lead Parkersburg South to a 57-50 triumph over Warren in boys’ basketball action at Warrior Coliseum Friday night. “We made our free-throws, ...

Battle of Top 20 hoops teams

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A top 20 men’s basketball showdown is scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturday on the Mike Moran Court at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center in University Heights, Ohio. Marietta College, No. 18 in the D3Hoops.com Top 25 poll with a 13-3 overall record, will be squaring off against host and No. 20 John ...

Crusaderettes improve to 13-0

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PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Catholic weathered Williamstown’s helter-skelter offense in the first quarter, then outscored the visiting Yellowjackets by a combined 41-21 in the middle period to surge ahead 64-47, but still had to stave off a late opposition threat to close within 10 twice in ...

Frontier’s Daugherty scores 1,000th point

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ST. MARYS — Frontier’s Kylie Daugherty eclipsed the 1,000-point mark Friday night. The Cougar senior made a basket late in the third quarter to reach the milestone, though Frontier fell to Cameron 81-46 in the St. Marys Invitational semifinals. Daugherty finished with a double-double of ...

On the Ball: Senior hits milestone as Waterford tops Federal

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STEWART — Everyone knew Megan Ball needed eight points to get to 1,000 for her career — except Megan Ball. “I had no clue,” said Ball, who finished with 15 points Thursday in Waterford’s 55-23 win versus Federal Hocking. “Coach (Jerry Close) didn’t say a word.” Close did let ...

Fort Frye takes down Caldwell, 53-31

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BEVERLY — It’s been an impressive two-day run for Fort Frye’s girls basketball team. Fresh off an emotional and draining 38-33 victory over a much taller John Glenn squad, the Cadets were able to come back 24 hours later and hand Caldwell a 53-31 defeat in a Pioneer Valley Conference ...