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Fort Frye girls push tempo, beat Steubenville

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BEVERLY — Steubenville had the size, but Fort Frye had the speed going into the matchup between the two schools Saturday in Beverly. Only one question remained before the start of the game - who would take advantage of their mismatch? Mackenzie Dalton, Hannah Archer and their Cadet ...

Cayton Secrest scores 1,000th point as Caldwell tops Frontier

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NEW MATAMORAS — Cayton Secrest tossed in a game-high 21 points including point number 1,000 of her outstanding prep career Saturday afternoon as the Caldwell Redskins pulled away to a 63-50 win over the injury riddled Frontier Cougars at Hank Morus Gymnasium. Secrest reached the century ...

Caldwell wins wild one over Waterford

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WATERFORD — When a basketball team plays Caldwell they know what’s coming. That didn’t turn out to be of any help for Waterford here Saturday night inside Harry Cooper Annex as the visiting Redskins got a game-high 27 points from Jett Lori along with 23 more from Bede Lori en route to a ...

Local College Basketball Roundup

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MEN Marshall 89, FIU 72 MIAMI (AP) — Taevion Kinsey had 22 points and 12 rebounds as Marshall beat Florida International 89-72 on Saturday. Andrew Taylor added 20 points and six rebounds for the Thundering Herd. David Early scored 14 points for Marshall (9-4, 3-3 Conference USA) and ...

Luke Teters’ buzzer-beater lifts Wildcats past Rebels

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WATERFORD —Revenge is a dish best served cold, and for Luke Teters and Waterford, they had to wait a year to exact some revenge on South Gallia following a Rebel game-winner last season. A Teters buzzer-beater gave the Wildcats a 49-47 win in overtime on Friday. Coming out of a timeout with ...

Balanced Seminoles too much for Cougars, 59-33

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NEW MATAMORAS — Sometimes you’re the windshield and sometimes you’re the bug. Those are the lyrics to an old country song from back in the day but could also very well describe the kind of week the Frontier Cougars are having. After a thrilling buzzer-beating win over Waterford on ...

Pioneers start strong, hold on to win opener

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Marietta College came out like a team excited to finally start its season. The Pioneers built a huge early lead in Friday night’s season opener against Otterbein at Ban Johnson Arena, only to watch that lead evaporate in the second half. Marietta held on, though, as Abby Zerkle’s ...

Williamstown’s Jayla Wiseman to hoop at Bethany College

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Jayla Wiseman announced this week she will continue her career as a student-athlete for Division III Bethany College head women’s basketball coach Brian Sansom and the Bison. The Williamstown senior, who was a Class A honorable mention all-stater as well as a first team ...

Fort Frye tops Shenandoah for another quality win

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BEVERLY —The Fort Frye Cadets just keep rolling, but tight defense was needed down the stretch to take down Shenandoah on Thursday night from home, 56-41. Head coach Eric Henniger’s bunch (11-1) was familiar with the Zeps, as they traveled to Sarahsville on Dec. 11 to take home a 52-44 ...

Cadets take down Raiders, 64-57, in overtime

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye vividly remembered last season’s 63-44 district semifinal loss to Morgan leading up to Tuesday’s showdown against the Raiders. Thanks in part to 22 points from Luke Huffman, a 20-point, 11-rebound double-double from Nic Hart, plus 15 points and five assists from ...

Warren girls rally in second half to beat Marietta

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VINCENT — Jennifer Smith’s layup thanks to a Rylee Kendall assist following a steal by Morgan Altenburger had Marietta head coach Allen Ruth’s squad up 31-29 with 5:23 left in the third here Wednesday evening, but it was all Warren after that. The Warriors used a buzzer-beating 10-foot ...

Fort Frye’s Luke Huffman finally getting selfish

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye senior Luke Huffman is capable of being a game-changing player for the Cadets. The problem, according to head coach Eric Henniger, is that Huffman sometimes isn’t selfish enough. What Henniger is really saying is that Huffman is a team-first player, and often will ...

Wood County Christian coaches itching to get on the court

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WILLIAMSTOWN — When Rod Lanham was hired as the Wood County Christian School boys basketball coach after last season, he big plans for what the offseason was going to look like for his team. He was going to help out the baseball team to get to know some of his players, run some camps to ...

Jacob Gutberlet’s buzzer-beater lifts Cougars past Wildcats

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WATERFORD — Jacob Gutberlet took just one shot in his return for the Frontier Cougars Tuesday night at Waterford after missing the first six games of the season following a bout with COVID-19. Gutberlet’s one shot was as big as they get as he canned a buzzer-beating 3-pointer from nearly ...

Marietta girls take care of Waterford, 61-52

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After struggling for almost all of the first half, the Marietta Lady Tigers were looking for a spark of any kind in the third quarter of Monday evenings showdown at Sutton Gymnasium against Waterford. The Tigers got the spark they were looking for and then some as senior Adi Hill and freshman ...

Tony Munos, Adam Coil lead Tigers past Muskies in OT

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Tied at 44-all in the final seconds, John Glenn's Nathan Walker saw an opening in the Marietta Tigers' defense. Walker drove to the basket and appeared to have an open layup, but Adam Coil had other plans. Marietta's 6-foot-5 senior closed in and rejected Walker's shot attempt to force over ...

Waterford hangs on to claim victory over Belpre

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WATERFORD — Freshman Jarrett Armstrong tallied 10 of his game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter and host Waterford stopped a four-game slide by holding off Belpre, 54-51, in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division showdown here Friday night inside Harry Cooper Annex. The Golden Eagles ...

Dudley, Kowalsky lead Caldwell past Frontier, 56-37

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NEW MATAMORAS — Frontier’s strategy heading into Friday night’s showdown with visiting Caldwell was to not let the Lori boys beat them. The Cougars were able to win the battle as they held the Redskin combo of Bede and Jett Lori to a grand total of 16 points but still lost the war as ...

Waterford senior wrestlers celebrate

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WATERFORD — The Waterford wrestling team celebrated “Senior Night” before a tri-match Wednesday, and what a night it was for the Wildcats’ two seniors. Haden Offenberger and Ethan Root, the program’s first class to wrestle from seventh to 12th grade under head coach Greg ...

LKC boys basketball will be loaded with talent this season

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Everyone in the Mountain State continues to hold out hope a winter sports season indeed will happen. Staying on the positive side this actually will be the case means roundballs on the hardwood should start bouncing soon. I for one am more than ready to cover basketball in West Virginia, ...