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’Jackets top Roane, advance to LKC final

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ELLENBORO, W.Va. - Williamstown punched its ticket to Saturday's 10 a.m. Little Kanawha Conference championship game by handing Roane County a 7-4 semifinal setback here Thursday at Ritchie County High School.The second semifinal between Ritchie County and Doddridge County never got underway ...

Marietta College softball controls own destiny

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Marietta College has been a good road team this season on the softball diamond.The Pioneers, 21-17 overall and 10-6 in the Ohio Athletic Conference, are 9-3 when competing on an opponent's field.Veteran Marietta skipper Jeanne Arbuckle is hoping that trend continues when MC faces John Carroll ...

Tiger Navy at Oak Ridge Saturday

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A couple of the Marietta High Tiger Navy boys' boats will be featuring new faces and some of the same rowers in different seats when competing on Melton Lake in the Dogwood Junior Championship in Oak Ridge, Tn., Saturday."The boys will be racing a new varsity 8 and second varsity 8 lineup this ...

Lady Cougars pitch, hit their way past Waterford

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NEW MATAMORAS - Sammi Morris tossed a complete game three-hitter while a balanced Frontier offense provided plenty of support as the Lady Cougars rolled to a 10-1 win over the visiting Waterford Lady Wildcats Wednesday evening.Eight different Frontier hitters collected at least one base hit as ...

Frontier defeats Waterford in extras

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By Mike MorrisonThe Marietta TimesNEW MATAMORAS - What began as an outstanding pitchers duel turned into somewhat of an extra-inning slugfest as the visiting Waterford Wildcats rallied to down the Frontier Cougars 6-4 in 9 innings Wednesday evening.Frontier starting pitcher Brent West and ...

Yellowjackets baseball stings Ravenswood, 3-2

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WILLIAMSTOWN - Another day, another complete game win.Williamstown's record of superb starting pitching continued Wednesday at American Legion Field, as Mason Adkins outduelled Nic Taylor of Ravenswood for a 3-2 'Jackets' victory.The sophomore right-hander used his arsenal of breaking pitches ...

Warren falls in OVAC semi

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WHEELING, W.Va. - In an OVAC 5A semifinal, No. 3 seeded Wheeling Park ousted Warren, 2-0, behind a sensational performance from starting pitcher Mackenzie Amend.The talented junior bottled up the Warrior bats all evening long. She allowed just two hits while striking out eight and walking ...

Williamstown tennis falls to PHS

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PARKERSBURG - The impending inclement weather held off here just long enough Tuesday to allow Parkersburg High and Williamstown to get in an "official" tennis result at Parkersburg's City Park."Getting in four matches was the most important thing," said PHS tennis coach Pam Reeves. "If we play ...

Late innings doom Marietta in 7-0 loss to Dover

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Brandon Schamp and Keaton Lahmers were locked in a pitchers duel for five innings Monday at Legion Field.However, Lahmers' Dover Tornadoes struck for three runs in the sixth and four more in the seventh to pick up a 7-0 win over Schamp's Marietta Tigers and take sole possession of first place ...

Vivian named MC women’s hoops coach

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Marietta College Director of Athletics Larry Hiser announced the hiring of Kole Vivian as the Pioneers' head women's basketball coach Monday (April 25) afternoon. Vivian takes over for Stacia Shrider who resigned in late March to pursue other professional and personal opportunities in St. ...

Pioneer shortstop on home run tear

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When Kaitlin Klinchock was informed that she currently led the Ohio Athletic Conference in homers with nine, she just grinned."I did know that," the Marietta College junior shortstop said.Before game 1 of MC's doubleheader against visiting Wilmington University on Sunday, the ...

Marietta picks up 4th straight win

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Not even thunder and lightning could stop the Marietta Tigers.In a weather-shortened game against Meadowbrook Friday at Legion Field, the Tigers came from behind to earn a 5-3 win, their fourth straight.Marietta (12-5) benefited from six strong innings from starter Trent Dawson, a go-ahead ...

Big win for ’Cats over Wahama

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WATERFORD - Riley Burns blasted a no doubter, and Clay Hayes was just tough to hit.The Waterford duo were instrumental in helping the host Wildcats defeat defending West Virginia Class A champion Wahama, 3-1, in Tri-Valley Conference-Hocking Division baseball action Friday."The team worked ...

2016 MOV Hall of Fame class elected

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PARKERSBURG - The Mid-Ohio Valley Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 inductees have been elected.They are Mike Deem (Jackson County), Tom Hill (Pleasants County), Ryan Jobes (Wood County), Charlie Kupfner (Wirt/Wood counties), Taylor Phillips (Wood County), Jimmy Scott (Ritchie County), Sarah ...

King leads Williamstown girls past Tyler

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WILLIAMSTOWN - About the only thing that went wrong for Williamstown Friday afternoon was not getting the tape of the National Anthem to play before its softball game versus visiting Tyler Consolidated.The girls from both teams, already lined up after being introduced, did lead the singing of ...

No trouble for Tiger tennis vs. Zanesville

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Marietta High hardly broke a sweat.The Tigers tennis team improved its spring record to 8-5 overall with a 5-0 triumph over undermanned Zanesville High in East Central Ohio League action at the Glendale Courts Thursday."We only played the three singles matches today, and won the doubles ...

Lady Cougars top St. Marys, earn win No. 12

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NEW MATAMORAS - Nikki Haught and Sammi Morris collected three base hits apiece to lead the Frontier Cougars to a 7-4 win over the St. Marys Blue Devils to gain a season sweep over their cross-river rivals.In addition to her three hits, Morris went the distance on the mound as she scattered ...

High school baseball roundup

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Marietta 13, Athens 9THE PLAINS - Turner Hill was 3 for 5 at the dish and struck out five in three innings on the mound to lead Marietta past Athens, 13-9, Thursday.The Tigers improved to 11-5 and play host to Meadowbrook at 5 p.m. today.Trent Dawson was 3 for 5 while Brandon Neville had a ...

9-run 6th lifts Tigers to win

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Marietta erupted for nine runs and eight base hits in the bottom of the sixth inning as the Tigers scored an 11-6 win over the New Philadelphia Quakers Wednesday night at Legion Field.The win was the second for the Tigers in three nights over their East Central Ohio League rivals, which moved ...

Wildcats defeated by Eastern

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WATERFORD - Eastern High's top third of the batting order really put the hurt to Waterford High.The first three Eagle hitters combined for all of their team's hits and runs in a 7-3 triumph over the host Wildcats in a Tri-Valley Conference-Hocking Division baseball game Wednesday."Our kids put ...