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Frontier loses lead, falls to St. John Central 45-41

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NEW MATAMORAS — Frontier High was unable to protect the lead. The Cougars had an 11-point advantage early in the third quarter, but St. John Central rallied and overcame that deficit in the final period to win, 45-41, in non-conference girls’ basketball action Thursday night at Hank Morus ...

Marietta College defeats Simpson

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Four Pioneers scored in double figures as the Marietta College women’s basketball team defeated Simpson College (Iowa), 71-60, Thursday in the Cruzin Classic. The Pioneers improved to 6-3 on the season, while Simpson fell to 7-2 overall. “We had a really good ...

Catholic bests Notre Dame

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PARKERSBURG — The only concrete fact known before the matchup between Clarksburg Notre Dame and Parkersburg Catholic’s girls’ basketball teams was the dream of a perfect season continued for just one Thursday evening. Marty Vierheller’s Crusaderettes kept their goose egg in the loss ...

Marietta swimmers compete in tri at Parkersburg

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PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg High’s swim teams claimed local bragging rights at Wednesday night’s tri-meet at the Parkersburg YMCA. The PHS boys and girls each was first with 50 and 55 points, respectively. The Marietta girls were runners-up with 30 points and Parkersburg South compiled ...

Second-half surge propels No. 8 Pios past Muskingum

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NEW CONCORD — No. 8 ranked Marietta College exploded for 55 second-half points as the Pioneers defeated rival Muskingum, 89-67, Wednesday in an Ohio Athletic Conference contest. The win was Marietta’s 17th straight over the Muskies. The Pioneers improved to 10-0 overall and 5-0 in the ...

Marietta girls fall to Alexander

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After big wins Saturday and Monday over Zanesville and Warren respectively, the Marietta Lady Tigers were looking to make it three-in-a-row Wednesday night when they played host to the Alexander Lady Spartans at Sutton Gymnasium. Unfortunately, the Tigers’ hot streak came to a screeching ...

Warren sophomore the top-ranked wrestler at 126 in state

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VINCENT — Peyten Kellar led the pin parade at the Washington Court House Invitational last weekend. Warren High’s sophomore standout recorded five of a whopping total of 31 Warrior falls en route to a royal blue and white team win. There were nine other schools at the wrestling event. ...

Waterford’s Adams currently on the mend

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Rachael Adams Waterford Year: senior Age: 17 GPA: 3.98 Favorite subject: chemistry Sports: basketball, cross country, golf College: undecided Major: chemistry/pharmacy Family: Greg and Joni Adams (father and mother); Brock (younger brother), Valerie (older sister) Question: I ...

PHS’ Strange signs with Penn St.

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PARKERSBURG — Happy Valley became a little more joyous after the Nittany Lions’ football team added another talented student-athlete to the 2019 recruiting class after a Wednesday afternoon ceremony inside Parkersburg High School’s Memorial Fieldhouse. Four-star recruit and the Mountain ...

Brookover, Cougars edge Beallsville 59-57

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NEW MATAMORAS — Logan Brookover tossed in a game-high 30 points to lead the Frontier Cougars to a thrilling 59-57 win over Beallsville in a non-conference tussle Tuesday evening at Frontier High School. Brookover scored 20 of his points in the second half as the Cougars came from behind to ...

New Philadelphia takes down Marietta, 69-48

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Marietta High got off to a rough start. The Tigers got down 10-0 and never recovered, dropping a 69-48 decision to New Philadelphia High Tuesday night in East Central Ohio League boys’ basketball action at Sutton Gym. “They (Quakers) came out and smacked us, right out of the gate,” said ...

Williamstown boys defeat St. Marys, 58-45

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Isaac Cutright tallied the final 11 points of the third quarter here Tuesday night to give host Williamstown the lead for good as the Yellowjackets fended off St. Marys, 58-45, in a Little Kanawha Conference West Division battle. Unable to buy a basket in the first half, WHS ...

Tiger girls down Warriors

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Hannah Kroft owned the paint. The 6-foot-1 junior pivot player scored 28 points and grabbed a varsity career-high 21 rebounds to lead Marietta High to a 74-63 triumph over Warren High Monday night in girls’ basketball action at Sutton Gymnasium. “You know, I had no clue that Hannah had 28 ...

Crusaderettes conquer W.Va. Class A champs

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WHEELING — Sometimes great comebacks don’t have a happy conclusion. Wheeling Central painfully discovered that Saturday afternoon, courtesy of undefeated Parkersburg Catholic on Skip Prosser Court. The Maroon Knights found themselves down by 16 points after three quarters. The reigning ...

Marietta College Basketball: Still Undefeated

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The 10th ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team hosted Wilmington College inside Ban Johnson Arena on Saturday and defeated the Quakers, 86-69. With the win Marietta extended its perfect record to 9-0 and 4-0 in Ohio Athletic Conference. Wilmington fell to 5-3 overall and 2-2 in ...

Warren boys unable to best Meadowbrook

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VINCENT — Seth Dennis had a good shooting night. But no other Warrior cager scored in double digits as Warren High dropped a 55-39 decision to visiting Meadowbrook High in boys’ basketball action Saturday night. The 6-foot Dennis finished with a game-high 20 points, and a dozen came in ...

Kroft, Altenberger record double-doubles in Tigers’ win

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Hannah Kroft and Morgan Altenburger each finished with double-doubles Saturday afternoon as the Marietta Tigers downed the Zanesville Blue Devils 62-49 in an East Central Ohio League matinee at Sutton Gymnasium. The Tiger cagers never trailed in the game as they used a balanced attack and some ...

Marietta women fall to Wilmington, 79-72

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WILMINGTON — The Marietta College women’s basketball team was in action Saturday, falling to Wilmington 79-72. Marietta is now 5-3 overall and 2-1 in the OAC. MC head coach Kole Vivian said, “It wasn’t our best effort as a team, and when you go on the road and play good teams you ...

Eastern gets past Golden Eagles

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BELPRE — The Golden Eagles suffered a loss from Eastern Friday night 63-50. “We knew they were going to be tough,” said Eastern head coach David Knight. “They have some size and they have a really good guard. We came out and tried to match their energy early.” The first quarter ...

’Jackets Dominate

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Jenna Pridemore had the hot hand. The 5-foot-11 senior forward scored a career-high 20 points to lead Williamstown High to an 87-37 triumph over visiting Wirt County Wednesday night in Little Kanawha Conference girls’ basketball action. “We have four seniors on the ...