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South gets revenge

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PARKERSBURG — Malaki Sylvia poured in a game-high 29 points, Seth Fallon scored his 14 all in the second half and somehow in front of a packed house Saturday night inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center host Parkersburg South stunned rival Parkersburg, 80-77. PHS (2-11) made its first seven ...

Marietta boys outlast Yellowjackets in OT

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Marietta High was down for the count in the first quarter — but not out. Staging a rally, the Tigers needed an overtime to defeat host Williamstown High, 68-59, in non-conference boys’ basketball action Saturday night. “The kids just battled their hearts out,” said ...

Catholic falls to defending state champ Knights

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PARKERSBURG —The defending Class A champion Wheeling Central Catholic Maroon Knights were on the ropes late in the fourth, but efficient free throw shooting in the final minutes sealed a 75-65 win over Parkersburg Catholic on Saturday. The Maroon Knights (9-4) also took advantage of a ...

Reds Caravan hits Grand Central Mall

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VIENNA — The Cincinnati Reds are baseball’s oldest franchise. As a matter of fact the Red Stockings are set to celebrate their 150th season when the 2019 campaign gets underway a little more than two months from now. The product the Reds put on the field figures to be anything but old as ...

High School Sports Roundup

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GIRLS Parkersburg 71, Boyd Co. 65 PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — Bre Wilson’s 24 points helped Parkersburg High take a 71-65 victory over Boyd County (Ky.) Saturday at the Tri-State Hoops Showdown at Fairland High. Shay-Lee Kirby added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Big Reds, who improved ...

Local College Basketball Roundup

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WOMEN Glenville State 88, Charleston 78 GLENVILLE — Charleston held a 56-39 advantage in the paint here Saturday at the Waco Center, but it wasn’t enough as the Golden Eagles suffered their first Mountain East Conference setback after being upended by Glenville State, 88-78. In a ...

Garrett Gilkeson enjoying life as a Keydet

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PARKERSBURG — Garrett Gilkeson can be described in many ways as a leader. The former Parkersburg South Patriot was a standout on the football and basketball teams, and his athletic achievements helped him earn a scholarship to Virginia Military Institute. Gilkeson was split when it came ...

Patriots handle Warriors

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PARKERSBURG — With visiting Warren threatening Friday at Rod Oldham Athletic Center, Parkersburg South got a major lift from a player off the bench. Up four with five minutes to play, Nathan Currey knocked down three 3-pointers in a two-minute span to help the Patriots pull away for a 65-51 ...

Catholic girls too much for Williamstown in second meeting

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PARKERSBURG — Same result as last time, as the second-ranked Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes pulled away from the third-ranked Williamstown Yellowjackets 80-55. Catholic’s Aaliyah Brunny and Madeline Huffman were the difference makers, scoring a total of 40 points and proving to be ...

PHS/South boys II tonight

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County rivals Parkersburg and Parkersburg South enter tonight’s contest inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center with just five combined victories. The 3-5 Patriots of PSHS head coach Mike Fallon are riding a two-game win streak. While PHS boss Jeff Mennillo’s squad ...

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BOYS BASKETBALL Tyler Consolidated 64, Magnolia 44 KIDWELL — Griffin Phillips’ steal and lay-in midway through the fourth quarter allowed him to surpass 1,000 career points here Friday night as host Tyler Consolidated knocked off Magnolia, 64-44, in the semifinals of the Boggs ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Basketball Stats

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BOYS SCORING AVERAGE 24.0 - Griffin Phillips (Tyler) 23.1 - Cade Ullman (Catholic) 21.3 - Jadyn Stewart (Braxton) 21.0 - Dorian Groggs (Webster) 20.5 - Sam Cremeans (WCC) 19.1 - Tanner Lett (DC) 18.5 - Garrett Napier (WCC) 18.0 - Cullen Cutright (Wtown) 17.0 - Malaki Sylvia ...

ALBRIGHT: Another big game for the Class AAA champs

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Boyd County head coach Pete Fraley and Parkersburg High head coach Scott Cozzens share a similar mindset when it comes to playing top competition — Bring it on. In their minds only positive results can surface from facing strong opponents. Players and coaches alike learn what they need to ...

Victory No. 100

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VIENNA — KJ Miller’s three-point play with 4.4 seconds left along with teammate Parker Black’s blocked shot just before the buzzer here Thursday night inside the Snyder Activity Center secured Ohio Valley University’s 75-74 Great Midwest Athletic Conference triumph versus Trevecca ...

Belpre falls in TVC Hocking contest, 63-52

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BELPRE—Post play may be a dying art in today’s basketball, but the showdown between Belpre’s Kyna Waderker and Trimble’s Jayne Six was one to behold as Trimble pulled out a 63-52 win over Belpre. While both operate in the post, Waderker offers more of a finesse game and Six is more of a ...

St. Marys’ boys claw past Wirt County, 57-48

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ST. MARYS — St. Marys High’s 57-48 triumph over visiting Wirt County in a Basketball Invitational in Pleasants County Thursday night was a scratch-and-claw effort. “Honestly, defensively from start to finish, I was very pleased,” said SMHS head coach Mark Barnhart, whose Blue Devils ...

Hawks’ Freddy Canary top male track athlete

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LOST CREEK — Now that the most difficult season of his high school career is going on eight months in the rearview mirror, Freddy Canary can be reflective. “I couldn’t catch a break all season. I was just hurt from the start. Sickness, injuries. It was not the season that I wanted,” ...

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Magnolia 55, Tyler Consolidated 42 KIDWELL — Aquera Cabral spelled Mady Winters’ scoring output for one evening in Magnolia’s 55-42 win over Tyler Consolidated. On a night where the Blue Eagles’ center scored just six points, Cabrera picked up the slack with ...

PHS girls roll past Black Eagles

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PARKERSBURG — Only a 31-19 score going into halftime, the first-ranked Parkersburg Big Reds defense kicked it up a gear holding third-ranked South Charleston scoreless in the third quarter en route to a 62-32 victory here Wednesday. “This year it’s just been a blueprint, press, press, ...

South matmen eye continued OVAC success

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PARKERSBURG — Beginning at 6:30 p.m. today inside Wheeling’s WesBanco Arena, the 66th annual Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Ron Mauck wrestling tournament will get underway as Parkersburg South looks to continue its dominating run. The Patriots are going for a sixth consecutive ...