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Doddridge runs through PCHS

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PARKERSBURG — Doddridge County wasn’t about to let Parkersburg Catholic put a damper on the team’s playoff momentum during each squad’s final regular season game Friday night at PHS Stadium Field. Lance Binegar’s Crusaders may have held the early advantage, but Bobby Burnside’s ...

Williamstown claims senior night victory over Tolsia, 42-0

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown needed a few pieces to fall into place Friday night to make the Class A playoffs, but none of those mattered if the Yellowjackets lost. WHS (5-4) didn’t have any problems getting a win in the regular-season finale, as the Yellowjackets rolled to a 42-0 victory ...

Waterford ousted by Sciotoville East

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WATERFORD — Waterford High was plagued by turnovers. The Wildcats bowed out of the Ohio Division VII football playoffs with a 16-8 setback Friday night to the visiting Sciotoville East Tartans. “We’re disappointed,” said second-year WHS varsity coach Eric McCutcheon. “We just had ...

Cadets grind for 6-0 win vs. Northmor

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BEVERLY — The offense made the game-winning play, but the defense won the game Fort Frye. Tate Engle’s 26-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Fisher with seven seconds left lifted the fourth-seeded Cadets (10-1) to a 6-0 victory over fifth-seeded Northmor (8-3) Friday night in Beverly. The ...

Area netters eye state berths today

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PARKERSBURG — Today is what every volleyball team in the Mountain State shoots for — regional Saturday. The Mid-Ohio Valley has a chance to be well represented at next week’s state tournament in Charleston as several teams are hoping to punch their ticket today with a win in the regional ...

Friday’s high school football roundup with stats

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St. Marys 55, Tyler Consolidated 14 KIDWELL — Jaiden Smith and Matt Eichhorn each had a pick-6 here Friday night as No. 5 St. Marys jumped out to a 35-0 advantage and cruised past host Tyler Consolidated, 55-14. Smith, who rushed seven times for 170 yards and had TD runs of 7 and 67 ...

Ohio Valley University men’s soccer claims G-MAC Championship

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Ohio Valley University men's soccer team are conference champions for the first time in program history. The Fighting Scots downed Davis & Elkins 3-1 to win the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Championship Saturday on the campus of Muskingum University. Ignacio Diaz scored twice for ...

Wirt County beats Williamstown in sectional final

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PARKERSBURG — Little Kanawha Conference champion Wirt County upped its mark to 43-3-3 here Thursday night at Parkersburg Catholic as the Tigers handed rival Williamstown a 25-8, 25-14 and 25-21 setback in the Class A, Region IV, Section 1 title match. The Yellowjackets (22-20-4) of head ...

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PARKERSBURG — Little Kanawha Conference champion Wirt County upped its mark to 43-3-3 here Thursday night at Parkersburg Catholic as the Tigers handed rival Williamstown a 25-8, 25-14 and 25-21 setback in the Class A, Region IV, Section 1 title match. The Yellowjackets (22-20-4) of head ...

WVU coach Holgorsen: It all starts with me

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen has seen the ups and downs that accompany being the CEO of a Power 5 school. “Twenty years of coaching kind of does it,” said Holgorsen.”I’m spending more time with it now than I did when all I worried about ...

OVU men, women win again

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From staff reports The Ohio Valley men and women’s soccer teams will play in their respective Great Midwest Athletic Conference tournament championship games Saturday at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio. The OVU women overcame a late switch in locations to defeat Ursuline 3-2 ...

A look at tonight’s rivalry games

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PARKERSBURG — A nationally-recognized rivalry writes another chapter at 7 p.m. tonight inside Erickson All-Sports Facility. Parkersburg (6-3) and Parkersburg South (3-6) battle for the 51st time with plenty on the line for both teams during the Class AAA showdown. First-year head coach ...

Ripley Viking netters advance to regional championship

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PARKERSBURG — Just when it looked like third-seeded Ripley was in position to force a decisive fifth set here Wednesday evening inside Memorial Fieldhouse in the Class AAA, Region IV, Section 1 championship match, Parkersburg’s Hannah Adkins served for 16 consecutive points in the fourth ...

Jackson claims county football crown

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PARKERSBURG — A stout defense and three touchdown passes propelled top seed Jackson to a 20-6 victory over No. 3 seed Hamilton as the Generals claimed the Wood County middle school football championship Wednesday night at Stadium Field. Jackson finished with an unblemished county record of ...

OVU soccer squads honored at All-Conference banquet

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VIENNA — As part of Wednesday’s Great Midwest Athletic Conference annual awards banquet, the Ohio Valley University men’s soccer program was well represented when the individual awards and All-Conference teams were announced. Head coach Luis Rincon was voted the conference Coach of the ...

Williamstown hoping for a win, playoff spot

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown coach Terry Smith is done trying to figure out what it will take for the Yellowjackets to qualify for the Class A state football playoffs. One thing he knows must happen is Williamstown must defeat Tolsia on Friday night. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 ...

Doddridge County, PCHS ready to tango

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PARKERSBURG — Class A’s eighth-ranked team Doddridge County finds itself in a deja vu-like situation from 2014 heading in to a season-ending matchup with Parkersburg Catholic at 7 p.m. Friday on the turf at PHS Stadium Field. Then fourth-year head coach Bobby Burnside brought his Bulldogs ...

Fort Frye Cadets host Northmor

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BEVERLY — The high school football playoffs are back in Beverly for the third straight year. After a 9-1 regular season which included a Pioneer Valley Conference championship, Fort Frye clinched the four seed in the Division VI, Region 23 playoffs and will play host to 8-2 Northmor at 7:30 ...

Wildcats ready for football playoffs

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WATERFORD — For the second consecutive season the Waterford Wildcats will open the postseason on their home field when they host the Sciotoville East Tartans Friday night in a Division VII, Region 27 playoff opener at Waterford Elementary. For the second straight year the Wildcats went 9-1 ...

Week 10 Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Leaders

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Week 10 Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Leaders RUSHING Player, School Att Yds Avg TD Braden Bellville, Wford 194 1,759 9.1 26 Dominic Vanfossen, Mtty 211 1,356 6.4 14 Tyler Moler, PHS 155 1,169 7.2 15 Seth Arnold, Braxton 207 1,140 5.5 17 Mark Rucker, Tyler 121 988 8.2 19 Hunter ...