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Marietta’s Courtney Schuck named district player of year

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Courtney Schuck can take a bow. The talented Marietta High junior midfielder recently was honored as the Southeast District Division I Player of the Year in girls’ soccer. Also a first-team all-district selection, Schuck was instrumental in helping the Tigers post a 16-2-0 overall record ...

Catholic tops Webster County in shootout

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PARKERSBURG — Jeb Boice’s big game helped Parkersburg Catholic keep its playoff hopes alive, as a 67-38 win over Webster County on Thursday ended their regular season at 6-4. The Crusader faithful made their presence known at Parkersburg High School’s Stadium Field, as Senior Night ...

Historic Tigers soccer season comes to an end

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CHILLICOTHE — Marietta High had a good run. But its playoff journey came to an abrupt halt on a rainy Wednesday night when it dropped a 5-1 decision to second-ranked Tippecanoe High in a D2 regional semifinal at Herrnstein Field at the Obadiah Harris Family Athletic Complex at Chillicothe ...

Waterford could clinch home game with win vs. Belpre

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BELPRE — The Waterford Wildcats and Belpre Golden Eagles will be playing for different reasons on the Golden Eagles’ senior night at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at Ralph Holder Stadium. Already clinching a return trip to the Division VII, Region 27 playoffs with a 7-2 seven to record on the ...

Fullerton, Ackley, Caldwell girls to run at state meet

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BELPRE — Eli Fullerton was slowed down a little bit at the start of last Saturday’s D3 regional cross country run at Pickerington North. But the Belpre junior standout was able to recover and finished third overall to clinch a berth at this Saturday’s 1:30 p.m. Cross Country State ...

Williamstown girls cross country eyeing 3-peat

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Class A girls’ cross country teams attempting to end the two-year reign of the Williamstown Yellowjackets received bad news after Wednesday’s Class AA/A Region IV meet. Yellowjacket head coach Larry Cassady’s young ladies, Class A regional champions, would have the ...

Williamstown to take on Doddridge in W.Va. Class A showdown

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WILLIAMSTOWN — No. 2 rated Doddridge County travels to Williamstown Friday night to take on the No. 3 Yellowjackets in a pivotal Class A contest. The game will not only pit two of the best teams in the state of West Virginia against one another but also be a battle between two of the ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders

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SCORING Name, school TD FG 2 1 PTS Mark Rucker, Tyler 26 0 16 0 188 Ty Moore, Wtown 19 0 2 0 118 Logan Vance, Clay 17 0 5 0 112 Jeb Boice, Catholic 18 0 1 0 110 Tyler Fisher, Ft. Frye 17 0 1 0 104 Dawson Tharp, Webster 16 0 3 1 103 Garrett Owens, Ritchie 15 0 3 0 96 Reece ...

Record-setting Warriors finish season Friday

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VINCENT — A couple of short years ago, Warren High quarterbacks coach Shawn Taylor sat in the coach’s football office at the school, and predicted his son would break his passing records before all was said and done. Well, guess what...Kurt Taylor has done just that. After completing 32 ...

Marietta College renames baseball park

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Following six months of renovations, Marietta College is excited to announce its baseball facility will now be called Don and Sue Schaly Field at Pioneer Park. “I am confident that alumni of the program will be ecstatic to know we are reintroducing Pioneer Park into the name,” said Brian ...

Williamstown girls ousted by Winfield

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POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Maybe Winfield doesn’t have one, goal-hoarding superstar anymore — and maybe, that’s OK. Because on Tuesday night, the interplay between all of Winfield’s attackers proved to be the difference as the Generals overcame a tough Williamstown squad 3-0 in a Class ...

Winfield Waiting for Williamstown

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WILLIAMSTOWN —The Williamstown Yellowjacket girls’ soccer team is a win away from moving on to the Class AA-A state semifinals. They face a familiar foe on the road in the Winfield General at 5 p.m. tonight,, a team that bested the ‘Jackets in last season’s Region IV final en route ...

Tigers win for Jake

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LOGAN — With a 1-0 lead in the second half, top-seeded Marietta High needed an insurance goal. It got two instead, and went on to defeat Alexander High, 3-1, to claim the Tiger boys’ soccer program’s ninth district championhip on a rainy Saturday at Logan Chieftain ...

Williamstown turns it on in 2nd half to beat Catholic

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PARKERSBURG — A strong second half from Ty Moore, Brayden Modesitt and the rest of the Williamstown Yellowjackets was more than enough to handle Parkersburg Catholic in a 45-14 victory on a rainy Saturday night at Parkersburg High School’s Stadium Field. The win sets up Williamstown for ...

Valiant effort: Pioneers fall to No. 11 John Carroll

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MARIETTA — For a few minutes late in the game it looked like Marietta College might just pull off an upset and capture their first ever win against the No. 11-ranked John Carroll Blue Streaks on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Don Drumm Stadium. A furious fourth quarter Pioneer comeback bid ...

Cadets improve to 9-0 with 35-0 win over Zeps

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SARAHSVILLE — Fort Frye put on an absolute defensive clinic in Friday night’s road game against former conference foe Shenandoah. The Cadets did not allow Shenandoah to gain a single first down in the opening half and limited the Zeps to just 43 total yards in the game as they rolled to a ...

Belpre tripped up by Eastern, 39-14

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REEDSVILLE — Belpre High had a tough outing on the gridiron. The Golden Eagles were unable to come back from an early 20-0 deficit and dropped a 39-14 decision to host Eastern High in a prep football game Friday night. “We’re just not doing the job as a coach, and that’s just the ...