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Anthony Wallace helps Marietta men defeat Mount Union

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MARIETTA — Marietta College is back in first place in the Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball standings. With MC’s 81-69 triumph over visiting University of Mount Union and Capital University’s 63-62 setback at Heidelberg University Wednesday night, the Pioneers (14-2) overall ...

Jenna Pridemore’s 22 powers ’Jackets past St. Marys

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Jenna Pridemore scored a game-high 22 points and Bethany Arnold had another double-double here Tuesday night as No. 3 Williamstown raced past St. Marys, 73-51, in a Little Kanawha Conference West Division affair. The Blue Devils (4-6, 3-4) led 25-23 with 3:49 left in the ...

Warren boys pull away late from Marietta

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VINCENT — Clay Miller was nearly unstoppable around the basket Tuesday as the Warren senior scored 27 points en route to a 70-53 win over rival Marietta. The Warriors (9-3) avenged an overtime loss to the Tigers (4-7) in the season opener. Miller’s 27, a career-high, led all scorers. He ...

Brady Schilling’s 19 leads Fort Frye past Waterford

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WATERFORD — Fort Frye clicked while Waterford clunked — in the first half. After the break, the Wildcats rallied and actually outpointed the Cadets by seven but ultimately dropped a 60-44 decision Tuesday night in non-conference boys’ basketball action at the Cooper Annex. “They came ...

High School Basketball Roundup

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Morgantown 54, Parkersburg South 47 MORGANTOWN — Sydni Clawges bucketed a game-high 20 points here Tuesday night as Morgantown evened its record at 6-6 following a 54-47 triumph versus Parkersburg South. The 6-7 Patriots, who play host to Wheeling Park on Saturday ...

Crusaderettes ahead of schedule

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PARKERSBURG — A two-point home loss to a Class A Top 10 Trinity group remains the only blemish on the record of the Parkersburg Catholic girls’ basketball team as Marty Vierheller’s squad enters the second half of the campaign at 10-1. Vierheller’s team was due for a mid-term exam ...

Cullen Cutright’s 35 helps Williamstown to a W

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Cullen Cutright’s career-high 35 points fueled his Williamstown Yellowjackets to a 91-54 Monday victory over the visiting Calhoun County Red Devils. From start to finish, the Jackets controlled every aspect of the game. Turnovers turned into high percentage looks at the ...

Washington County set for Rivalry Tuesday

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MARIETTA — If Old Man Winter shows any mercy, two Washington County rivalry games will be played on the boys’ basketball hardwood at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Over at Vincent, Warren (8-3) is scheduled to host Marietta (4-6), while up the road, Fort Frye (7-4) is slated to play at Waterford ...

WVU men seek first Big 12 win at TCU

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MORGANTOWN — Freshman Derek Culver has shown flashes of becoming West Virginia’s next ‘NBA ready’ big man. That is what comes about when you produce three double-doubles – two straight – in the six games you have played since coming off suspension. The most recent – 15 points ...

PHS PENGUIN INVITATIONAL: Big Reds’ girls finish second

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PARKERSBURG —The first swim meet of the new year for the Parkersburg Big Reds and Parkersburg South Patriots is in the books. The 2019 Parkersburg Penguin Invitational had plenty of local swimmers looking to make waves in plenty of events. The girls 400 freestyle relay meet record was ...

Patriots’ Seth Fallon signs with GSC

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PARKERSBURG — Mentioning the term “legacy signee” to Parkersburg South point guard Seth Fallon when discussing his decision to play basketball for Glenville State brings a smile to his face. Despite the fact his father Mike and mother Ann played there and sister Mykalyn signed on to ...

PHS grad Tony Testa new grid leader at W.Va. Wesleyan

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PARKERSBURG — Tony Testa, a former two-time state champion as a lineman for the Parkersburg Big Reds, never was one to back down from a challenge. On Friday, Testa started a new chapter and his biggest test to date when he accepted the role as the new head football coach for his alma mater ...

High School Wrestling Roundup

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WRESTLING Wirt County wins Blue Devil Alumni Tournament ST. MARYS — Wirt County bested nine other teams here Saturday to capture the fifth annual Blue Devil Alumni Tournament as Ravenswood finished runner-up (131.5 to 121) with host St. Marys (111) placing third. The expected 16-team ...

College Basketball Roundup

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WOMEN Glenville State 90, Urbana 77 URBANA, Ohio — Glenville State proved up for a road test from 1-11 Urbana Saturday afternoon. Kim Stephens’ Pioneers overcame a 1-point halftime deficit and 3 for 31 performance from 3-point land for a 90-77 victory. The host Blue Knights used a ...

Cade Ullman’s 43 helps Parkersburg Catholic sting Yellowjackets

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Parkersburg Catholic senior Cade Ullman put on a mesmerizing performance here Friday night in front of a packed house, scoring 28 of his career-high 43 points after halftime, as No. 8 Parkersburg Catholic knocked rival and No. 3 Williamstown from the ranks of the unbeaten with ...

Noah Nichols paces Warren in win

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VINCENT — Noah Nichols missed some time earlier this season due to an injury, but since returning has helped Warren get on a roll. His game-high 18 points Friday helped the Warriors defeat visiting Athens, 56-40, and improve to 8-3 overall this season. Nichols’ floater right before the ...

Jeremiah Stitt helps Belpre down Wahama

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BELPRE —A double-double that included a game-high 24 points from Jeremiah Stitt helped the Belpre Golden Eagles trounce visiting Wahama by a final of 75-51. Stitt was a big factor early on, but the White Falcons kept pace with Belpre through a quarter, as they were only down by 7. They ...

Wildcats fall to S. Gallia in OT

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WATERFORD — Waterford High was cruising along with a double-digit lead when it got torpedoed late in the fourth quarter by South Gallia High, which forced an extra four minutes. In overtime, the Tom Simm-coached Wildcats never led and dropped a 56-54 decision to the rallying Rebels in ...