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Warriors top Tigers, now 1 win from ECOL crown

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Morgan Altenburger finished with a game-high 19 points for Marietta here Thursday inside Sutton Gymnasium, but it wasn’t enough as the Tigers were upended by rival Warren, 51-40, in an East Central Ohio League tilt. Warren, which improved to 10-5 overall and 6-1 in the ECOL, can claim the ...

Marietta senior Adi Hill leads Tigers past Quakers

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What a difference a month can make in high school girls basketball. Back in early January the Marietta Tigers traveled to New Philadelphia and suffered a 33-point loss to the Quakers dropping their season record to 3-4. Wednesday night the Tigers repaid the favor at Sutton Gymnasium as they ...

Fort Frye’s Dylan Hart headed to Glenville State

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BEVERLY — NCAA Division II Glenville State’s defense just added one of the best high school linebackers in the state of Ohio. Wednesday in the Fort Frye High School auditorium, Cadets senior Dylan Hart signed a National Letter of Intent to play football for the Pioneers. Hart had one of ...

Warren’s Evan Gandee off to Concordia

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VINCENT — Warren’s Evan Gandee, a second team all-Ohio wideout, made it official Wednesday afternoon as he’s set to play at Concordia University of Ann Arbor for head football coach Joshua Schumacher. “His stats are kind of video game like at times in some situations, but he was a ...

Hard work pays off for Marietta junior Tyler Kytta

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Sometimes, a player just gets in the zone. This was the case for Tyler Kytta Saturday. The Marietta High junior scored 32 points in a win over Federal Hocking at Sutton Gym. As Kytta said after the game, “I was just in the zone.” However, there’s a bit more to it than that. A player ...

Fort’s Archer set’s 3-pointer record in win vs. Warren

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VINCENT - Fort Frye junior Hannah Archer became the schools all-time leader in three-pointers and the Cadets used a huge third quarter to pull away to a 47-35 win Monday night over the Warren Warriors. Archer led the way for the Cadets with 13 points and the Fort Frye defense allowed ...

Kytta goes off for 32 in Marietta victory against Federal Hocking

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MARIETTA — Tyler Kytta had a first half to remember. The Marietta junior was on fire, hitting eight 3-pointers and scoring 27 points through the first two quarters against Federal Hocking Saturday at Sutton Gym. Kytta finished with a game-high 32 points and nine made 3s, leading the Tigers ...

Warren cruises in revenge game against New Philly

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VINCENT — The beginning of Saturday afternoon’s rematch between visiting New Philadelphia and the Warren Lady Warriors was quite similar to their first meeting back in December but the ending was as different as night and day. Warren suffered a heart-breaking 52-50 loss to the Lady Quakers ...

Frontier takes 61-47 setback to Shadyside

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NEW MATAMORAS —Frontier dug itself into a 10-point first quarter hole and couldn’t dig out of it. That set the stage for a loss at the hands of Shadyside, 61-47. The Cougars (3-9) struggled to get going in front of the home crowd at the Hank Morus Gymnasium, as Breckin Hoff and Jacob ...

Dominant first half lifts Warriors past Cadets

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VINCENT — The Warren Warriors put on a defensive clinic in the first half of Friday night’s matchup against Fort Frye, holding the Cadets to just seven points on the way to a 57-43 victory. Fort Frye (13-2) attempted 21 shots in the first half and made just three. And when the Cadets ...

Marietta falls to St. Clairsville, 73-61

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Tony Munos bucketed a game-high 21 points and Adam Coil double-doubled for host Marietta here Friday night inside Sutton Gymnasium, but St. Clairsville head coach Ryan Clifford’s squad had all five starters crack double figures en route to a 73-61 Red Devil victory. Tyler Kytta, who ...

Pioneer men sizzle in season opener

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Head coach Jon VanderWal and his Marietta College Pioneers’ season being delayed didn’t faze them in the slightest. Just ask Baldwin Wallace, who couldn’t do much to stop the onslaught in the Pioneers’ opener. All Yellow Jacket players could do was watch shot after shot find its ...

MC men hope to finally get season underway tonight

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Marietta College was fired up and ready to go last week, its sights set on finally opening the 2020-21 season. They were forced to wait a little longer, though, as the Pioneers’ week one opponent, Otterbein, had to quarantine. “They’ve been working really hard,” Marietta head coach ...

Morgan Altenburger’s 18 leads Tigers past Pilots, 63-37

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River had Wednesday night’s game inside Sutton Gymnasium even at 23 late in the second, but Marietta scored the final eight points of the stanza and then dominated the third quarter en route to a 67-37 blowout. The 9-6 Tigers of head man Allen Ruth, who defeated the Pilots 66-52 on Dec. 9, ...

Brayden Sallee’s 22 leads Warren past Marietta, 64-54

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Brayden Sallee can shoot from just about anywhere on the court. The Warren junior’s abilities were on full display in a 64-54 win over Marietta Tuesday, scoring 22 points and grabbing 10 rebounds for a double-double. He made several shots with defenders in his face, including a deep ...

Fort Frye starts strong, beats Caldwell 76-49

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BEVERLY — Luke Huffman’s trifecta just 21 ticks into Tuesday night’s game started a 3-point barrage as host Fort Frye rolled to a 76-49 victory against Caldwell to earn a sweep of the season series. The Redskins of head coach Clint Crane, who dropped to 9-6 and had lost to the Cadets ...

Shenandoah takes down Frontier, 54-35

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NEW MATAMORAS — Christian Duniver and Tyce DeVolld carried the weight for Shenandoah in the first half of Tuesday night’s road game at Frontier High School while the second half belonged to teammates Cade Denius and Max McVicker. All four ended up in double figures as the Zeps notched ...

Williams scores 30 in Belpre win over South Gallia

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BELPRE — A dominant first half from Belpre’s top scorers created enough distance as the Golden Eagles soared back to the .500-mark with a 65-50 victory over visiting Souh Gallia on Monday night. Halee Williams did plenty of damage to the Rebels with her 30-point, 13 rebound performance. ...