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Shenandoah’s Boone Jones helps Ohio pitch shutout

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ST. MARYS — Boone Jones would’ve gotten a save, if football had a similar category like baseball. The Shenandoah High grad was mobbed by his Ohio BACF all-star teammates after breaking up a Hail Mary pass from West Virginia stars quarterback Ty Sturm to Gabe Ray on the final play of ...

Ohio wins 3rd straight vs. W.Va.

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ST. MARYS — Ohio MVP Boone Jones of Shenandoah delivered a punishing hit to Ritchie County’s Gabe Ray on the final play of the 26th annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis All-Star Football Classic here Friday night at Bill Hanlin Stadium to jar the ball loose on what would’ve been a West ...

Catholic’s Binegar ready for BACF

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PARKERSBURG — The 26th annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis All-Star Football Classic kicks off at 7 tonight from Bill Hanlin Stadium in St. Marys, and the West Virginia all-stars are hoping to snap a two-game losing streak. The man in charge of ending that drought is Parkersburg Catholic ...

DeVol leads Ohio into BACF

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BELPRE — For the first time in more than 20 years, longtime Mid-Ohio Valley and second-year Belpre Golden Eagles head coach Mike DeVol will be manning the sidelines for the Ohio all-stars in the 26th annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis All-Star Football Classic today at Bill Hanlin Stadium. ...

MOV Sports Hall of Fame to welcome new inductees

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VIENNA — The Mid-Ohio Valley Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting the Class of 2019 Saturday at the Grande Pointe Conference and Reception Center in Vienna. This year will feature 10 new inductees from Wood, Washington, Jackson, Ritchie, Noble and Pleasants County. The inductees will be ...

West Virginia BACF team looking to snap 2-game skid

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PARKERSBURG —Teams comprised of some of the best football talent in West Virginia and Ohio are preparing for the 26th annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis All-Star Football Classic at 7 p.m. on Friday from Bill Hanlin Stadium in St. Marys. For the West Virginia squad, they spent Wednesday ...

Buckeye State trails all-time BACF series, 15-10

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BELPRE — The Ohio all-stars will be looking to extend their two-game winning streak to three over the West Virginia all-stars during the 26th annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis All-Star Football Classic. The contest starts at 7 p.m. under the lights on Friday at Bill Hanlin Stadium Field ...

Matt Littleton, Big Reds excited to enter three-week period

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PARKERSBURG — Excited, that’s the word to describe how Parkersburg Big Reds wrestling coach Matt Littleton is feeling about the upcoming wrestling season. He and the Big Reds are entering week two of the out of season practice period. Every June for three-weeks, the West Virginia ...

Marietta Post 64 falls to Cambridge, 6-5

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MARIETTA — Marietta Post 64 was hurt by a Cambridge Post 84 bat-around in the fifth inning. Capitalizing on three walks, a couple of singles, and a fielder’s choice in the frame, Cambridge plated three runs en route to a 6-5 triumph in American Legion baseball action at Legion Field ...

Post 15 splits with Charleston

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PARKERSBURG — In an Area 3 showdown Tuesday at Bennett Stump Field, host Parkersburg Post 15 and Charleston Post 20 battled late into the evening. When it was all said and done, Charleston Post 20 managed to earn a twinbill split by pulling out a 12-11 eight-inning victory in the ...

Chad King helps local girls’ hoopsters achieve dreams

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BELPRE — Regret manifests in different ways across the emotional spectrum. Chad King’s regret generated not joy, sadness or madness but curiosity. Shortly after he and fellow Belpre basketball teammates and brought the school a state championship game appearance in 1993, King made the ...

Walker Sherwood dedicating half marathon to late sister

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PARKERSBURG — Luinna Sherwood is up for the challenge. After competing in the 2-mile walk in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel races in years past, the Washington, W.Va., resident is planning to walk the 13.1-mile distance on Aug. 17. “This will be my first half marathon,” Sherwood ...

Brooms out for Beverly/Lowell

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BEVERLY — Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 shortstop Tate Engle was beginning to wonder if he would ever collect a run batted in this season. Despite banging out seven doubles in the first six games, Engle entered Sunday’s doubleheader against Tuscarawas Post 205 still looking for his first run ...

Smith succeeds Mrs. November in Wirt County

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ELIZABETH — Although officially hired back in April, new Wirt County head volleyball coach Miriam Smith got her first taste of leading the orange and black last week when the Tigers used a pair of flex days on Thursday and Friday. Smith, a four-year letterwinner and three-year starter for ...

Chase Delauter, Jake Carr split player of the year

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CHARELSTON — Jake Carr and Chase Delauter provided solid cornerstones to build upon for their teams during superb 2018-19 seasons. Carr (St. Albans) and Delauter (Hedgesville), a pair of senior left-handed pitchers and outfielders, flashed some amazing numbers as they got their teams back ...

Five years of D’Antoni

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VIENNA — As I was afforded the opportunity to attend Marshall University’s annual “Rally By The River” on Thursday in Vienna, it put me in a reflective mood. Having attended the school from 2013 to 2015, I embraced the Herd and even wrote for the school’s newspaper. During my ...