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Bad second half dooms Roane County

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GLENVILLE — Everything was going swimmingly for the Roane County girls basketball team in the opening half of its matchup against Nicholas County in the Class AA finals of the I.O.G.A. Classic Saturday at Glenville State’s WACO Center. The Raiders and head man Frank Farrar were playing ...

South Patriots win IOGA Championship

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GLENVILLE — Sharpshooting, especially from three-point land, helped the Parkersburg South boys basketball team to a 93-66 Class AAA  IOGA championship game win over Ripley late Saturday at Glenville State's WACO Center. Mike Fallon's squad poured in a school-record 18 triples on the ...

Pioneers rout Quakers, 104-77

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MARIETTA — A.J. Edwards had a monster game. The 6-foot-5 senior pivot player scored 31 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as Marietta College downed Wilmington College, 104-77, in Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball action Saturday at Ban Johnson Arena. “Coach (Jon VanderWal) told ...

High school winter sports roundup

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BOYS BASKETBALL Parkersburg South 93, Ripley 66 GLENVILLE — Parkersburg South set a school record with 18 made 3-pointers here late Saturday night inside the Waco Center as the Patriots blasted Ripley, 93-66, to win the Class AAA title at the I.O.G.A. Classic. PSHS, now 2-0 with a home ...

PHS falls to Capital

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CHARLESTON — Anthony Pittman tried to be diplomatic. When asked which of his flash plays he liked better in Capital’s 69-54 opening victory against Parkersburg Friday night - an alley-oop slam dunk or an I-meant-that banked-in 3-pointer - Pittman managed a sly smile. “I liked them ...

Warren girls trip up Logan

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VINCENT — Warren High’s balance was on display Friday night against visiting Logan. The Warriors earned their fifth win in six tries, besting the Chieftains 42-33 thanks to solid efforts from several different players. “We do have good balance,” said Warren head coach Amy Colgrove. ...

Flo’s Kyle Bratke set for dual

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Kyle Bratke, a four-time state place-winner for Parkersburg High School and the 2010 Class AAA 130-pound state champion for the Big Reds, might be the most excited person come Sunday afternoon inside Memorial Fieldhouse when Virginia Tech squares off against West Virginia University in a ...

High school basketball roundup with complete stat boxes

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BOYS BASKETBALL Westside 79, Magnolia 58 MORGANTOWN — No. 3 Class AA Westside got off to a hot start and Magnolia was unable to rally here Friday as the Blue Eagles suffered a 79-58 setback at the Morgantown Classic. The Blue Eagles, who dropped to 2-1 and play Elkins at 11 a.m. today, ...

Belpre High girls basketball rolls over Miller

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BELPRE — Overcoming a ragged offensive attack in the first half with a 16-0 third quarter put Belpre back in charge to stay as the host Golden Eagles went on to top visiting Miller 61-33 in girls basketball Thursday night. The win was the sixth against only one loss for Belpre ...

Williamstown grapplers off to solid start

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown wrestling is off to a solid start in 2016, but head coach Ryan Scott is more concerned with how the team performs down the road. “February is where we want to peak,” said the fifth-year head man. “I’ve never gotten excited about losing a match in ...

Waterford girls basketball dominates Federal Hocking, 56-18

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WATERFORD — Waterford High put on a hoops clinic. The defending Ohio Division IV champion Wildcats overwhelmed visiting Federal Hocking High, 56-18, in girls’ basketball action at the Cooper Annex Thursday night. Offensively, WHS shot 47.2 percent from the field (25-53), and ...

High School Basketball Roundup

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BOYS BASKETBALL IOGA Classic Parkersburg South 62, St. Albans 49 GLENVILLE — Parkersburg South opened its season Thursday with IOGA Classic win over St. Albans. Cole Plants scored a game-high 24 points while Seth Fallon and Bobby Foggin added nine apiece to lead the Patriots to a ...

GW Patriots slip past PHS

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PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg erased a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter here Wednesday night inside Memorial Fieldhouse to force overtime, but No. 3 George Washington improved to 2-0 by turning back the No. 10 Big Reds, 73-69. Junior Justin Phillips, a third team all-state selection ...

Frontier beats River Pilots, 48-39

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NEW MATAMORAS — Lexi Brookover tossed in 15 points to became the all-time leading scorer in Frontier girls basketball history Wednesday night as the undefeated Cougars scored a 48-39 win over the River Pilots at the Hank Morus Gymnasium. Brookover’s scoop shot with a little more than ...

Carter Serbert-Sweeney named state’s top receiver

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SUMMERSVILLE — Nicholas County senior Carter Sebert-Sweeney went into the 2016 football season with one thing on his mind — do whatever he could to get the Grizzlies back into the playoffs. Sebert-Sweeney’s play helped accomplish that goal for his team, but it also earned him an award ...

High school basketball roundup with boxes

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BOYS BASKETBALL Roane County 65, Doddridge County 59 SPENCER — In a close game between Roane County and Doddridge County Wednesday night, rebounding proved to be the difference. Roane outboarded Doddridge 42-27 as the host Raiders (2-1) claimed a 65-49 victory. Cole Ashley (15), ...

Big Reds fall short vs. No. 3 South Charleston

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PARKERSBURG — No. 3 South Charleston got about as much as it could handle here Tuesday night inside Memorial Fieldhouse from host Parkersburg High as the Black Eagles managed to hold off the Big Reds, 66-60, in a Mountain State Athletic Conference clash. Alex Delozier, who had a game-high ...

Catholic boys dominate Ritchie

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PARKERSBURG — Cade Ullman and Logan Plummer combined for 43 points as Parkersburg Catholic opened their home season with a dominating 78-56 victory over the visiting Ritchie County Rebels Tuesday evening. Ullman poured in a game-high 27 points, including 21 in the first half as the ...

Gilmer girls back in win column

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WEST UNION — Defending Class A girls basketball state champion Gilmer County bounced back from a foul-plagued loss to fellow 2015 state tournament participant Tucker County with a 65-25 win over Doddridge County Tuesday night inside Doddridge County High School. Seniors Riley Fitzwater, ...