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Local golfers claim district honors

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VINCENT — Warren High enjoyed a dream season on the golf course and made a lot of memories. The Nathan Evans-coached Warriors won a plethora of tournaments, including district, sectional, SEOAL, OVAC (5-A) to name but a few. “It was a very fun and rewarding year,” Evans said. “All of ...

Tiger booters receive accolades

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From staff reports Ben Dehmlow had a senior season to remember on the soccer pitch this fall and was properly recognized. Marietta High’s Dehmlow was awarded first team honors in the district as well as the East Central Ohio League. Dehmlow was one of seven MHS boys to receive ...

Fort’s McElroy earns All-Ohio cross country status

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BEVERLY — “I’m not fast, but I can run forever.” Mary Kate McElroy said that after repeating as the Elizabeth S. Broughton Memorial Invitational girls’ cross country winner in late August. Thing is, the Fort Frye senior running standout was fast enough on the 5k course last ...

Waterford claims 13-9 win over Bishop Rosecrans

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WATERFORD — Although they may have been overshadowed by a powerhouse offense, the Waterford Wildcat defense has been outstanding all season long. With their offense having a rare off night in Saturday night’s Division VII, Region 27 playoff game against Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans, it ...

Waterford upperclassmen see hard work pay off

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WATERFORD — Isaac Huffman and Tyler McCutcheon have been through a lot as members of the Waterford High football team. From 2013 to 2014, the Wildcats won a total of four games. In that time, Huffman and McCutcheon had a little bit of everything thrown at them, from a 69-0 beatdown ...

MC grinds out a 27-21 triumph over Cap

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MARIETTA — Roger Walker did a little skip and prance into the end zone. With under a minute remaining and the football game tied at 21-all, the 5-foot-10, 180-pound running back scored untouched from 16 yards out to give Marietta College a hard-fought 27-21 triumph over Capital University ...

11-0 Fort Frye wins big over Centerburg, 44-6

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye made history Friday night as the Cadets accomplished something that no Washington County school had ever done before them and that is to win an Ohio High School Athletic Association playoff football game. Quarterback Tate Engle threw three touchdown passes and running ...

Fort Frye D steps up

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BEVERLY — During second-quarter action with Fort Frye leading 14-0, Centerburg was on the Cadet five-yard line and threatening to score. On a fourth-and-goal situation, FFHS senior Cadet Casey Lewis had an apparent pickoff of Trojan quarterback Gunnar Gregory’s pass in the end zone. But ...

Williamstown beats Wirt County in 4 sets

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RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. — Defending Class A state champion Wirt County got the victory it needed versus Parkersburg Catholic, but it was Williamstown which claimed the Class A, Region IV, Section 1 championship here Thursday evening at “The Pit” as the Yellowjackets turned back the Tigers, ...

Pioneers host Capital Saturday

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All that Roger Walker remembers about Marietta College’s 28-21 overtime setback at Capital University last year is that the Pioneer football team literally came up short at the goal line. “You know, the game is about inches,” said the 5-foot-10, 180-pound Pioneer junior running back. ...

Cadets’ run comes to end

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UNIONTOWN — Sweet 16 was anything but as the Fort Frye volleyball team was swept 3-0 by Dalton in an OHSAA Division IV, Region 13 semifinal at Lake High Wednesday night. The Cadets dropped 25-18, 25-10 and 25-16 decisions to the Bulldogs. “As tough as tonight was, they really were a ...

Cadets enter Week 11, look to stay perfect

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BEVERLY — For the second straight season the Fort Frye Cadets compiled a perfect 10-0 record in the regular season. Last season the Cadets miracle season came to an abrupt end with a 13-0 loss to Fredricktown in the opening round of the Division VI, Region 23 playoffs in Beverly. Fort ...

Waterford hosts first ever postseason game Saturday

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WATERFORD — Bishop Rosecrans needed about nine different scenarios to go just right for a shot at the postseason. But Rosecrans coach Mark Johnston told his team before it took the field last Saturday to worry about just one thing. “I told them to take care of what they can control,” ...

Williamstown setter very team-oriented

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BreeAnn Reynolds Williamstown Nickname: Bree, Bean Year: Senior Age: 18 GPA: 4.5 Sports: volleyball, basketball, softball Volleyball position: setter Basketball position: shooting guard Hgt.: 5-foot-5 College: undecided Major: undecided (possibly education or ...

Area well-represented at state XC meet

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Caldwell High of Noble County advanced the only XC boys’ team in the area to the 2016 OHSAA Cross Country State Tournament at National Trail Raceway in Hebron Saturday at 11 a.m. Ranked eighth in the state in Division III, the Redskins placed three runners in the top 20 at the Pickerington ...

Fort Frye netters in regional semi today

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BEVERLY — Fort Frye’s volleyball team has an approximately two-hour bus ride scheduled to Stark County on hump day this week. But that’s a good thing, because as long as the Tiffany Schob-coached Cadets keep winning in the postseason, the distance and travel time increases. Ultimately, ...

Pioneer booters underdogs with a bite

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Marietta College has emerged arguably as the most dangerous men’s soccer team in this week’s Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament. “We hope to be,” said MC junior defender Brent Huck after the Pioneers (11-8-1) defeated Heidelberg University, 1-0, on Cole Pappas’ golden goal in ...

Warren boys soccer squad can’t overcome Chillicothe; fall 6-0

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LOGAN — Warren had a pretty good idea of what they were up against when they took on top-seeded Chillicothe in a Division II district championship game Saturday afternoon at Logan High School. Unfortunately for the Warriors, Chillicothe was every bit as good as advertised as the Cavaliers ...

Marietta College football falls to Ohio Northern, 45-29

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MARIETTA — Marietta College never trailed in the first half. But after the break, the Pioneers never led, and dropped a 45-29 decision to Ohio Northern University in an Ohio Athletic Conference football game Saturday at Don Drumm Stadium. “We never trailed, but weve got to come out in ...