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Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Softball and Baseball Leaders

MID-OHIO VALLEY PREP SOFTBALL LEADERS AVERAGE .628 - Allie Mace (Roane) .544 - Haley Wilson (Calhoun) .533 - Rylin Tabor (Rwood) .522 - Ashlyn Spears (Roane) .520 - Whitney Stevens (Calhoun) .517 - Katie Jones (Calhoun) .515 - Taylor McHenry (Gilmer) .507 - Katie Gaughan ...

Several PC netters on way to states

CLARKSBURG— Repeating as the Class AA/A Region II was put on the hold for the Parkersburg Catholic Crusaders boys’ and girls’ tennis teams. Both groups managed to only finish the singles bracket, due to the weather forcing doubles to resume today at Robert C. Byrd High School. ...

Parkersburg boys tennis repeats: Big Reds win Class AAA regional tennis title

PARKERSBURG — While a few slots in next’s weeks state tennis tournament were claimed during the first day of the Class AAA Region IV championships Wednesday, the majority of everything left to be determined fell to Thursday. Regional championships, seeding slots and the remaining state ...

LKC track championships slated for today

PARKERSBURG — Winning the Little Kanawha Conference track title is a big deal, but being healthy and ready for next week’s regional meet is of the utmost importance. The toughest conference in the Mountain State will begin their annual meet with running events getting underway at 4 p.m. ...

Rebels, ’Jackets to play for LKC baseball title

GLENVILLE — Williamstown will carry an 18-8 record into tonight's Little Kanawha Conference championship baseball game at Sue Morris Sports Complex against Ritchie County. During Thursday's first semifinal, the Yellowjackets of head coach Terry Smith had the bats working against Roane ...

Big Reds survive

PARKERSBURG— Trailing 4-0 going into the bottom of the second inning to the Parkersburg South Patriots, the Parkersburg Big Reds scored 11 runs in the second and didn’t look back, winning 19-11 after five innings in the Class AAA, Region IV, Section 1 game Wednesday night at Worthington ...

Parkersburg baseball falls to Warren, 7-5

PARKERSBURG — Warren shook off a shaky start with a 6-run fifth inning en route to a 7-5 come-from-behind triumph over the Parkersburg Big Reds Wednesday night in non-conference baseball action at Bennett Stump Field in City Park. “The kids responded well after getting down 4-0,” said ...

LKC baseball tournament starts today in Glenville

PARKERSBURG — The battle for baseball supremacy in the Little Kanawha Conference is finally here. The top four teams in the conference will be on full display tonight with games at 5 and 7 p.m. When the dust settled, those four clubs stood atop their respective divisions. In a matchup ...

Regional repeats in sight for Catholic tennis

PARKERSBURG — Last year was the biggest surprise Parkersburg Catholic tennis head coach Jason Discini could have asked for during his two-year tenure at the helm. His Crusaders’ boys and girls teams each brought home Class AA/A Region II titles after three days of competition between trips ...

PHS boys track finishes second in MSAC

CHARLESTON — Parkersburg’s girls won the shuttles and the Big Red boys finished the Mountain State Athletic Conference meet here Wednesday evening at Laidley Field with a victory in the 4x400. Overall, the Big Red boys finished runner-up to Cabell Midland, 124-100. The Cabell Midland girls ...

Class AAA Region IV, Section 1 Softball: Stayin’ Alive

PARKERSBURG — Facing elimination after losing 10-6 in extra innings in the first game to the Parkersburg South Patriots, the Ripley Vikings needed a big hit in order to continue their season. The Vikings got that hit with a two-run blast from Grace Walsh in the top of the second. It was ...

PHS tennis out to defend regional titles

PARKERSBURG — Jacob Boone offered a comical answer when asked the advantage of the Class AAA Region IV tennis tournament being hosted today and Thursday on the courts of Parkersburg City Park. “You get more sleep and you don’t have to go far,” said Parkersburg High’s top-ranked ...

’Jackets down Tigers in sectional action

PARKERSBURG — An 11-run second inning propelled the four seed Williamstown Yellowjackets past the five seed Wirt County Tigers in a five-inning 13-4 mercy rule victory at Godbey field Tuesday evening. The Class A, Region IV, Section 1 tournament win sets the ‘Jackets on a collision course ...

Yoho, Bryant lead South upset of Morgantown

PARKERSBURG — Nick Yoho and Dustin Corley had two RBIs apiece while Colin Bryant and Chase Dunbar took care of things on the mound during Parkersburg South’s 8-2 upset of Morgantown here Tuesday evening at Hank Greenburg Field. Losing pitcher Carter Patrick, who worked 4 1/3 innings while ...

Luke Nelson’s sac fly wins it for Fort Frye

BEVERLY — Fort Frye prevailed in dramatic fashion on Senior Night. The Cadets rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge visiting Trimble, 5-4, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday evening. “We haven’t had one of those in awhile at Fort Frye, so it’s nice ...

Marietta rallies to victory over Logan

MARIETTA — Marietta rallied to score three times in the bottom of the sixth inning and went on to down the visiting Logan Chieftans 9-7 Tuesday night at Phillips Field. Every single hitter in the Tiger lineup collected at least one base hit and Marietta played errorless ball as they made a ...

Warren beats Fort Frye

BEVERLY — Warren appreciated Fort Frye's generosity. The visiting Warriors capitalized on six Cadet errors in a 9-3 triumph Monday evening at the FFHS baseball field. “We had lost four out of five, but we hadn’t been playing bad baseball,” said WHS skipper Ryan Lemley. “We just ...

Tigers’ comback falls short vs. Redskins

MARIETTA —A comeback attempt fell short in the seventh inning as the Marietta Tigers fell to Coshocton in a 13-8 slugfest on Monday evening. In what was the last regular season home game at Legion Field, the Tigers matched the Redskins stride-for-stride until the fifth inning. That’s when ...

Bulldogs track teams sweep Gazette Relays

CHARLESTON — Doddridge County had quite the effort on Friday and Saturday as the Bulldog track teams swept the Class A portion of the Gazette-Mail Relays at the University of Charleston’s Laidley Field. Jonna Ferrell, who won the 100 (12.72), 200 (26.72) and 400 (1:02.68), finished as the ...

Fighting Scots swept by Alderson Broaddus

PARKERSBURG — It was senior day for Ohio Valley University’s Austin Bissell and Joseph Warman, but it wasn’t the ending they wanted as the Fighting Scots were swept in a doubleheader by the visiting Alderson Broaddus Battlers Saturday afternoon at Bennett Stump Field. The Battlers ...