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Roane County dominates St. Marys Golf Invite

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ST. MARYS - Roane County rolled to the St. Marys Invitational championship here Tuesday at St. Marys Golf Club behind a 2-over-par 66 from medalist Caleb Moore while Parkersburg Catholic held off Wirt County for runner-up honors.Buoyed by Moore's solid round, the Raiders of head coach James ...

Marietta High boys soccer has scoring capabilities

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Marietta High has plenty of scoring potential.And, if the defense can come together and solidify, the Tigers could be a team to be reckoned with during postseason play."Internally we have some lofty goals, and we feel we have the talent and the depth to meet those goals - and be where we want ...

Marietta High grad Randy Stacy ‘meets’ Reds star Joey Votto

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Former Marietta resident and Marietta High School graduate Randy Stacy has been around the game of baseball in one shape or form practically his whole life.For the past 15 years Stacy has been a yearly participant in the Cincinnati Reds fantasy camp in Goodyear, Ariz., and the 54-year old ...

Freddie Carpenter claims Hilltop feature race

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After a recent stretch of bad luck, Parkersburg late model racer Freddie Carpenter decided to shake things up a bit for this weekend's racing action by returning his car number to its original number C4 and also switching to a black paint scheme.Whether it was superstition or not Carpenter's ...

Fort Frye football has night practice Saturday

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BEVERLY - Saturday will be the first day of hitting, and Fort Frye's planning to do it at its high school stadium under the lights from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m."It's a day you wait for all year," said FFHS head coach Eric Huck. "It'll just start to get dark about then (8 p.m.), and we'll also be ...

Washington County teams training on football field

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BELPRE - On the Belpre High football practice field sideline was a small plastic pool filled with water.According to seventh-year BHS head coach Greg Adams, it was there to be used by players, who were overheating on the gridiron."We haven't had anybody use it during practice, yet," said ...

Tigers looking sharp on first day of football practice

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Even while vacationing at Myrtle Beach, S.C., in the summer, Jason Schob had football on his mind."The one week I was with my dad (Andy Schob), who's a former coach, then I was with my brother-in-law who's a head coach in the Martinsburg (W.Va.) area," said the third-year Marietta High head ...

H.S. golf season begins Friday

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WATERFORD - As far as expectations go, it doesn't get much higher than what the Waterford girls are hoping to accomplish this fall.After a state tournament berth in 2015, the Lady Wildcats return all six of their players and are eyeing a return trip to Columbus."We do have high hopes," said ...

Belpre’s Klein gets promotion

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COLUMBUS - Belpre native Patrick Klein has been promoted to associate head coach for the Ohio State women's basketball team this week by Buckeye head women's coach Kevin McGuff.Klein has been an assistant under McGuff for the last three years."I'm excited to announce Patrick's promotion to ...

Golden Eagles excited for football

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BELPRE - Despite losing a number of key players to graduation who helped spur Belpre on to two straight Ohio playoff berths, Golden Eagle head football coach Greg Adams is high on his optimism for the 2016 version of Belpre's grid squad."We've set our goals the same as the last two years - to ...

PCHS football putting in work

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PARKERSBURG - Curt Shriver starts out his second year at the Parkersburg Catholic football helm after a rugged one-win season for the Crusaders in his debut campaign last fall.For Shriver, the former head coach at Belpre, "last year was just one of those transition periods. We had four quality ...

Frontier hits gridiron for preseason team camp

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NEW MATAMORAS - Not even a late afternoon pop-up shower could dampen the enthusiasm of a young Frontier Cougar football team as preseason camp got underway Monday evening at Frontier High School.In fact, the shower was likely a welcome one on a day when temperatures crept into the mid 90s as ...

Corey Conley claims Legendary Hilltop Speedway 25-lap feature win

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Corey Conley surrendered the lead to Tyler Carpenter with just six laps to go but recovered to re-take the lead a lap later as he went onto score the win in Friday night's AMRA 25-lap feature at the Legendary Hilltop Speedway.Conley led the first 19 laps of the caution-filled event which was ...

Wildcats training for 2016 football season

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WATERFORD - While Waterford High broke even on the gridiron at 5-5 last year, it has not enjoyed a winning football campaign in four seasons.The Wildcats also have not competed in postseason play since 2002.With a relatively veteran green and white team back, first-year WHS varsity football ...

Fort Frye football standout enlists in USAF

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BEVERLY - Anthony Winters has had a change of heart.The former Fort Frye football and wrestling standout was planning to continue his education and play football at Wilmington College, an NCAA Division III school and a member of the Ohio Athletic Conference, in the fall.But at the end of last ...