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PVC champs: Fort Frye tops Shenandoah, 31-12

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BEVERLY — It was a Senior Night to remember for the nine seniors on the Fort Frye Cadet football team. Not only did the Cadet senior class win their 40th game with a 31-12 win over Shenandoah but they also clinched their fourth consecutive Pioneer Valley Conference title. “I can’t say ...

Warren upends Alexander for 2nd win of season

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VINCENT—The Warren Warriors claimed a victory on their home field against Alexander, 33-21, Friday. Warren took the early lead on its second drive with Brandon Simoniette throwing a TD pass to Clay Miller with success on the extra point from kicker Ethan Yost to make the score 7-0 ...

Belpre pulls away for 30-7 win vs. Eastern

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BELPRE — In a had-to-win game to keep its state playoff possibilities alive, Belpre downed visiting TVC Hocking rival Eastern by a 30-7 count Friday night to improve to 6-3 heading into its regular-season finale at Waterford next weekend. There was no scoring Friday though until the second ...

Williamstown cruises, Catholic suffers first setback

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Carter Haynes tossed a trio of touchdown passes and Donathan Taylor had three touchdown runs here Friday on senior night as host and sixth-ranked Williamstown dominated No. 7 Parkersburg Catholic, 48-6. Veteran head coach Terry Smith was more than pleased with the effort of ...

Frontier loses 21-20 heartbreaker to Monroe Central

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NEW MATAMORAS — Frontier High had two chances to possibly win the game late on a two-point conversion. But the Cougars were unable to seal the deal both times and dropped a 21-20 decision to visiting Monroe Central in a Pioneer Valley Conference football game Friday night. Down a point, ...

Marietta falls to Dover, Waterford blanks Federal Hocking

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Marietta’s Chase Taylor scored a 39-yard rushing touchdown with 6:31 left in the first quarter Friday at Don Drumm Stadium, tying the score 7-7 against Dover. From there, though, it was all Tornadoes as the visitors ran away with a 49-7 victory. Dover led by the same score at halftime with ...

Tigers blank Gallia 10-0 to open tournament play

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The Marietta High Tigers won their Division II sectional championship against Gallia Academy Thursday evening on their home field, 10-0. The first 15 minutes was a scoreless contest for the both the Marietta side and the visiting Blue Devils. Gallia was able to prevent Marietta from creating ...

Waterford netters win sectional final

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WATERFORD —Ana-Sophia Beardsley has a contagious smile on the volleyball court, especially when things are going well. And, things were just fine and dandy Thursday night at the Cooper Annex when the Waterford High senior hitter helped the top-seeded Wildcats claim an OHSAA Division IV ...

Hesson, Williamstown girls win regional title

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MINERAL WELLS — A quartet of Region IV cross country championships were decided here on a perfect Thursday afternoon for running at the Wood County 4-H Grounds. Defending Class A girls state champion Williamstown finished behind Winfield, 28-43, in the Class AA/A race and was followed by ...

Pioneers looking to make history at John Carroll

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Undefeated Marietta College has a chance to make history in a couple different ways at 1:30 p.m. Saturday when the Pioneers visit 10th-ranked John Carroll in an Ohio Athletic Conference showdown. Marietta is off to a 6-0 start (5-0 in OAC) and has never started 7-0 in program history. The ...

Warriors fall in 5 sets to Vinton County in sectional

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VINCENT — Warren High gave it its best spike in defeat. The fourth-seeded Warriors dropped a nail-biting 3-2 decision to the visiting and fifth-seeded Vinton County Vikings in an OHSAA Division II sectional volleyball match Wednesday night. “They played a good game tonight but fell ...

Fort Frye entertains Shenandoah with league title within reach

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BEVERLY — A title will be on the line on a very special occasion at Fort Frye High at 7 p.m. Friday night “If we win, we clinch the PVC (Pioneer Valley Conference) Championship,” said FFHS head football coach Eric Huck. “It is also senior night.” Shenandoah, Fort’s opponent, ...

Catholic ready for big test in Williamstown

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Lance Binegar’s team has passed every test thrown at it through the first eight weeks of the season. Parkersburg Catholic owns eight wins over squads they were supposed to beat on the way to an 8-0 start along with a No. 7 rating in the newly released WVSSAC playoff ...

Heiss excels between the pipes for Marietta

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Brookelyn Heiss Marietta Nickname: Brooke, Brookie (Coach Jeff Price) Year: senior Age: 17 GPA: 4.0 Favorite subject: math and science Sport: soccer Position: goalkeeper Honor: 3-year captain Keeper stats: 4-year record at MHS: 46-16-9; 25 clean sheets, 1.23 goals per game ...

Marietta, Warren look to bounce back from losses

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After a tough loss on the road to New Philadelphia last week, the Marietta Tigers will look to rebound when they host another East Central Ohio League opponent as the (6-2) Dover Tornadoes visit Don Drumm Stadium Friday night. The orange and black scored a hard-fought 14-6 win two weeks ago ...

Belpre looks to rebound vs. Eastern Friday

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BELPRE — A stinging setback last week may have pushed Belpre’s state football playoff hopes back a little bit, but veteran head coach Mike DeVol in his first year at the Golden Eagle helm has already put the 28-21 road loss to Lucasville Valley in the past in preparing for TVC Hocking foe ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders

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Week 8 Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Leaders RUSHING Player, School Att Yds Avg TD Hunter America, Dodd. 149 1,699 11.4 29 Ty Sturm, Catholic 158 1,673 10.6 20 Jesse Collins, Belpre 155 1,346 8.6 n/a Tyler Moler, PHS 190 1,248 6.6 11 Jeb Boice, Catholic 145 1,035 7.1 15 Reece ...

Frontier volleyball falls to Shadyside in sectional

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SHADYSIDE — Veteran savvy outdueled youthful exuberance in the first and third sets Wednesday night allowing Shadyside to punch its ticket for the sectional final. Smarting from a defeat in the OVAC championship match last weekend, the LTs finished strong in the first and third sets and ...

Crusaderettes win

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Despite getting match-highs of 22 kills from Kylie Stephens and 35 assists from Adeline Sims, it wasn’t quite enough for visiting Wirt County here Tuesday as Parkersburg Catholic swept the regular-season series from the Class A defending state champions 25-19, 25-18, ...

Warren boys win first sectional match

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VINCENT — The Warren Warriors left their damp and muddy home pitch Monday evening with an 11-0 score on the board against Portsmouth West. With the victory, Warren advanced in the Division II sectional tournament. It will play again at 5 p.m. Thursday against second-seeded Jackson. The ...