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Several Marietta boys earn ECOL soccer accolades

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Marietta High School boys soccer was well represented in the 2020 All-East Central Ohio League awards after winning the conference title for the third straight season, capturing Marietta’s 20th league title in program history. Marietta finished the year 10-4-3, winning the ECOL with a ...

Fort Frye football advances to regional final

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BEVERLY — Maeson Long and Collin Welsh had big games running the ball and Fort Frye’s defense had another outstanding showing as the Cadets ousted Barnesville 34-0 in Saturday’s Division VI, Region 23 semifinal. The Cadets (9-0) now will get a chance to accomplish one of their biggest ...

Waterford sweeps Miller, advances to district final

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WATERFORD — The ‘Cats are at it again. A 25-15, 25-20, 25-13 sweep of Miller punched Waterford’s ticket to the Division IV Southeast District final, where Trimble awaits at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Southeastern. The Wildcats (18-3) fell to Trimble twice before in 2020, as the reigning ...

Warren girls headed to district finals

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LANCASTER — The Warren girls used a shootout to take down top-seeded Fairfield Union in Thursday’s district semifinal. The match was tied at 1-all at the end of regulation. After neither team found the back of the net in overtime, Warren outscored the Falcons 2-1 on penalty kicks. The ...

Ohio thinclads compete in regionals Saturday

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PICKERINGTON — The final step in getting to state in cross country happens Saturday at Pickerington. The Belpre boys, the Warren boys and girls, the Caldwell boys and girls as well as individuals from Marietta, Fort Frye and Waterford will help represent the area at the regional ...

Fort Frye volleyball bows out of tournament

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MORRISTOWN — Momentum plays a key role in all of sports, but it seems to be especially powerful in volleyball. Once Union Local seized the momentum Wednesday evening, the Jets didn’t let go. Finding itself down 20-14 in the first set, Union Local reeled off 11 of the set’s next 13 to ...

Williamstown girls seek fourth straight state title

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WILLIAMSTOWN — As the leaves change and the weather gets colder, there’s one more constant in Williamstown each fall season. The cross country teams gear up for a hotly-contested homestretch. This year, both boys and girls sides are making the trip to Ona in the pursuit of Class A gold. ...

Fort Frye football hosts Barnesville in regional semifinal

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye and Barnesville have gotten to know each other pretty well in recent years. Dating back to 2016, the two football programs have faced off four times, with the Cadets winning each meeting. At 7 p.m. Saturday, the Shamrocks will visit Beverly in a Division VI, Region 23 ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders

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2020 MID-OHIO VALLEY FOOTBALL LEADERS SCORING Name, school TD FG 2 1 PTS Gus Morrison, Ritchie 18 0 6 0 120 Brennan Boron, SM 16 0 0 0 96 Bryson Singer, PHS 14 0 0 0 84 Noah Barnhart, Frontier 11 0 7 0 80 Joey Ramsey, Ripley 13 0 0 0 78 Garrett Parsons, Wirt 13 0 0 0 78 Evan ...

Cadets Roll On

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BEVERLY — The Fort Frye Cadets just keep on rolling. The Columbus Africentric Nubians became the latest victim of undefeated Fort Frye Saturday night as the Cadets rolled to a 51-12 victory in a Division IV, Region 23 playoff game at Fort Frye High School. The Cadets scored 22 points in ...

Warren’s great year comes to an end

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — An offense with both the quick-strike and big-play capability is quite the luxury. St. Clairsville has both and showcased them multiple times Saturday evening in a Division IV, Region 15 quarterfinal against Warren. In a span of 2 minutes, 52 seconds of game action, the ...

Marietta, Warren girls soccer teams win sectional crowns

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DEVOLA -- The Marietta High girls soccer team defended its home pitch. The Tigers defeated Jackson 3-1 Saturday night at Jerry Brock Field to earn a Division II sectional championship. Marietta, which improved to 13-3-1 on the year, will take on Unioto Thursday in the district ...

Caldwell escapes Waterford with a 22-19 victory

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WATERFORD — Had fate went their way in last week’s Division VII, Region 15 playoff games for both Waterford and Caldwell, the two schools would have met each other in a quarterfinal playoff game Friday night. Despite both teams being eliminated last week they indeed got to go head to ...

Munos, Tigers take care of business to top Bobcats

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From staff reports The Cambridge Bobcats had no answer for Tony Munos. The Marietta senior caught three touchdown passes from quarterback Reece Gerber in the first quarter alone on the way to a 35-21 victory Friday night at Don Drumm Stadium. At the 6:49 mark in the first quarter, Gerber ...

Warriors stun Tigers on Ben Goodman’s PK in overtime

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DEVOLA — The third time proved to be the charm for the Warren boys soccer team of head coach Ekrem Eksi here on a warm Thursday evening at Jerry Brock Field against rival Marietta in a Division II Southeast District sectional final. Junior Ben Goodman’s golden goal inside the right post ...

Williamstown cross country sweeps regionals

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MINERAL WELLS —It was a sweep in the Class A, Region IV final, and Williamstown cross country did it in commanding fashion on Thursday from the fairgrounds in Mineral Wells. The girls go to Cabell Midland on Halloween with visions of a fourth consecutive state title. This year’s regional ...

Fort Frye defense looks to limit big plays against Africentric

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BEVERLY — As Fort Frye rolls deeper and deeper into the postseason, head coach Eric Huck said the Cadets will continue to lean on their defense. The Fort D has recorded back-to-back shutouts and has allowed more than seven points in a game just one time. This week, the Cadets will take ...

Waterford hosts Caldwell in pigskin showdown

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WATERFORD — On paper Friday night’s battle between visiting Caldwell and the homestanding Waterford Wildcats has all the makings of a very good football game. Both teams have played tough schedules and were very competitive in their respective playoff games before being eliminated last ...

Williamstown cross country seeks regional title

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WILLIAMSTOWN —Class A’s top-ranked runner, according to runwv.com, Ella Hesson says she’s been so focused on the results and the work she puts into being one of the state’s top cross country runners the past three years that she hasn’t really noticed the final two races of her prep ...