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Prep Basketball Roundup

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Shenandoah 38, Frontier 36 SARAHSVILLE — Frontier led 21-13 at halftime over Shenandoah Thursday but was outscored 11-4 in the third quarter and 14-11 in the fourth as the Zeps rallied for a 38-36 victory. Ashleigh Wheeler’s 15-point, 10-rebound double-double led ...

Marietta women too much for Muskingum, 84-72

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NEW CONCORD — The Marietta College women’s basketball team used a big third quarter to earn an 84-72 win over Muskingum Wednesday. “I am really proud of our effort and attention to detail in the third quarter,” said MC head coach Kole Vivian. “That was the best we have played all ...

Marietta swimmers at Penguin Invitational Saturday

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Marietta High’s swim teams are scheduled to compete in the PHS Penguin Invitational at the Parkersburg YMCA at 9 a.m. Saturday. The Parkersburg Y, the home pool of the Big Reds, is not too far away from the Parkersburg Boys and Girls Club, where both MHS and the Parkersburg South Patriots ...

Warren falls to South in triple-OT, 53-49

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VINCENT — Parkersburg South needed three extra sessions to prevail. After squandering a 13-point lead in the third quarter, the visiting Patriots managed to hang on to defeat Warren, 53-49, in triple overtime in a prep boys’ basketball game Tuesday night. “Warren’s a good team,” ...

Warren Wins Close

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BEVERLY — Both Warren and Fort Frye conducted a clinic on defense and hustle. At the end, though, the Warriors were one point better as they eked out a 26-25 triumph over the host Cadets in a prep girls basketball game Monday night. “It was a close one,” said WHS head coach Amy ...

Slow start dooms Belpre in 62-47 loss

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BELPRE —A 20-point double-double from Trimble’s Jayne Six helped them defeat the Belpre Golden Eagles in a 62-47 win on Monday night from Belpre. A slow start from the Golden Eagles (8-3) had them playing from behind from the start, as the visiting Tomcats jumped out to a 14-5 run in the ...

Frontier pulls off dramatic 46-44 win

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NEW MATAMORAS - Freshman Tacey Kirkpatrick sank five free throws in the final 30 seconds of the game Monday evening as the young Frontier Cougars pulled out a dramatic 46-44 win over the visiting Caldwell Redskins. Kirkpatrick, one of four freshman in the Cougars starting five, made 9-of-11 ...

Warren girls roll past Magnolia, 55-33

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VINCENT — Warren put an exclamation point on an outstanding first half of the 2019-2020 basketball season Saturday afternoon with a dominating 55-33 win over the visiting Magnolia Blue Eagles. The Warriors canned four 3-pointers in the first quarter alone as they built a 20-5 lead and never ...

Local swimmers back in the pool for South Invite

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PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg South boys swim team finished as runners-up and the Parkersburg girls placed fourth Saturday during the Patriot Invitational that took place inside the Parkersburg Boy and Girl Club on Saturday afternoon. While both teams have new head coaches in PHS’ Emily ...

‘X-Factor’ powers ’Jackets to victory

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WILLIAMSTOWN —Williamstown High capitalized on the “X” factor. Xavier Caruthers drained eight triples to help the undefeated Yellowjackets defeat visiting Cameron High, 84-38, in a prep boys basketball game Saturday afternoon. Peyton Amrine added six 3s himself as WHS finished with 15 ...

Former Yellowjacket recognized for 3-point shooting record

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WILLIAMSTOWN — After 30 years, an all-time national record in high school 3-point shooting was finally recognized by Williamstown High School. During halftime of Williamstown’s Thursday night clash against St. Marys, former Yellowjacket Brent Kincaid received a plaque from former head coach ...

Warren rolls past Magnolia for 10th victory

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VINCENT — Warren put an exclamation point on an outstanding first half of the 2019-2020 basketball season Saturday afternoon with a dominating 55-33 win over the visiting Magnolia Blue Eagles. The Warriors canned four 3-pointers in the first quarter alone as they built a 20-5 lead and never ...

High School Basketball Roundup

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WRESTLING Parkersburg goes 2-0 at University tri MORGANTOWN — The Parkersburg High wrestling team picked up a pair of victories over the weekend in a tri-match at University. The Big Reds defeated Ripley 47-31 before besting host University 41-30. Garret Donahue (120), Bo Moler ...

Tigers beat Coshocton to keep win streak alive

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COSHOCTON — With senior Tyren Walker sidelined with a foot injury, plenty of onus has fallen on Gaven Williams’ shoulders. Williams has proven more than capable of handling the scoring load during an impressive career at Coshocton, but the bad news is that coaches have long since figured ...

Patriot grapplers win South Classic

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PARKERSBURG — Through the ups and downs of the day, the Parkersburg South Patriot grapplers were victorious at their third annual South Classic. Starting at 9 a.m. inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center, the Patriots squared off against seven teams eager to stun the home squad. That didn’t ...