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PHS, South boys meet again

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PARKERSBURG — For the fourth time this season, first-year Parkersburg South head basketball coach Brett Rector’s Patriots will attempt to rebound from a loss with a victory. The No. 8 Patriots’ first setback of the season came two days before Christmas in a 59-54 loss at Fort ...

Blake Guffey leads Trimble to win vs. Belpre

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BELPRE — Blake Guffey was a force down low for Trimble Friday night. The Tomcat sophomore powered his way to 36 points, nine rebounds and three steals to help THS defeat host Belpre 64-42. The Golden Eagles were within three, 33-30, midway through the third quarter, but Guffey’s six points ...

Cadets bounce back, beat Zeps

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SARAHSVILLE, Ohio — After dropping their past two games on the road the Fort Frye Cadets were in need of a win in the worst way Friday night when they traveled to Sarahsville to take on their former conference foe Shenandoah. The Cadets found a way to get the job done as they downed the ...

Prep Sports Roundup

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GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 3 Greenbrier East 65, Parkersburg South 57 LEWISBURG —Parkersburg South was unable to come away with a road win here Friday night, as the No. 3 ranked team in triple-A Greenbrier East won 65-57. Parkersburg South was leading 40-38 entering the final period of play, ...

PHS storms past Hurricane

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PARKERSBURG — First-year Parkersburg head coach Bryan Crislip got contributions up and down the lineup Thursday night inside Memorial Fieldhouse as the Big Reds ran away from Hurricane for an 82-63 Mountain State Athletic Conference victory. “I have been waiting on it,” Crislip said of ...

Williamstown too much for Catholic, 63-50

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PARKERSBURG — A big second half was what the undefeated Williamstown Yellowjackets needed to claim victory against Parkersburg Catholic during Thursday night’s game at the PCHS gymnasium. Specifically, it was a 20-9 third quarter dooming Crusader efforts. Xavier Caruthers tallied 11 of his ...

’Jacket girls hold on to defeat Ritchie County

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Leading by double-digits entering the fourth quarter, the No. 9 ranked team in single-A Williamstown Yellowjackets had to hold off a fierce comeback by the visiting Ritchie County Rebels to pull out a 62-52 victory, snapping a two-game losing streak Thursday night in ...

Sauro tabbed to coach McDonald’s All-American game

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown veteran boss Fred Sauro has been selected to lead the McDonald’s All-American East girls team as the head coach for the 19th annual game set for April 1 inside the Toyota Center in Houston. Sauro won’t be the only area coach making the trek as he selected ...

Cadets sink school record 19 3s in win over Caldwell

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BEVERLY — It was raining 3s in Cadet Gymnasium. Fort Frye High drained a girls’ school record 19 triples in an 86-25 triumph over visiting Caldwell High in a prep basketball game Thursday night. “A lot of career highs tonight,” smiled Kenzie Dalton, who scored a career-high 21 ...

Prep Basketball Roundup

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Parkersburg Catholic 73, Ravenswood 30 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Catholic pulled away early and Ravenswood couldn’t recover. The undefeated Crusaderettes outscored the Red Devils 21-7 in the first and 22-4 in the second, taking a 43-11 lead into halftime and never ...

Big Reds come up big: Defense lifts PHS past South Charleston

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SOUTH CHARLESTON — It is said that timing is everything. It’s been everything keeping South Charleston from the top of the Class AAA heap. In a game eerily similar to tight home losses against Class AA No. 2 Winfield and Class AAA No. 2 Cabell Midland, the Black Eagles again made crucial ...

Warren girls edge Marietta in double-OT

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MARIETTA — Olivia Alloway went coast-to-coast to score the game-winner. The 5-foot-10 junior’s buzzer-beating layup after Marietta High had tied the score enabled Warren High to down the Tigers, 76-74, in double overtime Wednesday night in a prep girls basketball game at Sutton ...

Freshman Erin Hahn leads MC women past Mount Union

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Freshman Erin Hahn tossed in 16 points to lead five Marietta College players in double figures as the Pioneers downed the Mount Union Purple Raiders 80-72 in an Ohio Athletic Conference battle Wednesday night at Ban Johnson Arena. Marietta led by as many as 18 points in the final quarter ...

GM Krall talks offseason at Reds Caravan stop

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VIENNA — The Cincinnati Reds Winter Caravan made its annual stop at the Grand Central Mall on Saturday and made it quite clear that they fully expect Reds fans to see a very competitive team take the field when the major league baseball season opens in late March. Among those signing ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Basketball Statistical Leaders

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GIRLS SCORING AVERAGE 22.1 - Jocelyn Abraham (Braxton) 21.3 - Cayton Secrest (Caldwell) 19.4 - Leslie Huffman (Catholic) 18.4 - Annie Hunt (Rwood) 16.8 - Aaliyah Brunny (Catholic) 16.5 - Makenna Winans (South) 15.6 - Josie Montgomery (Calhoun) 15.1 - Trinity Bancroft ...

College Basketball Roundup

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WOMEN Oklahoma State 57, No. 25 West Virginia 55 MORGANTOWN (AP) — Vivian Gray scored 22 points and assisted Clitan de Sousa on the winning basket with 20 seconds left as Oklahoma State handed No. 25 West Virginia its third-straight loss on Wednesday night, 57-55. Kysre Gondrezick ...

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Parkersburg South 70, Morgantown 65 MORGANTOWN — Parkersburg South’s Makenna Winans surpassed 1,000 career points here Wednesday night during the Patriots’ 70-65 victory at Morgantown. Winans, who reached her feat in the fourth quarter, went for a game-high 24 ...

Grounded: Big Reds upset No. 10 Black Eagles, 64-60

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PARKERSBURG — Bringing a two-game losing streak into Tuesday night’s contest, the Parkersburg Big Reds needed a win to get their season back on track and that’s what the Big Reds did. Playing four tightly contested quarters with the triple-A No. 10 South Charleston Black Eagles, the Big ...

Champs take down Patriots

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PARKERSBURG — Defending Class AAA state champion University never trailed after the first quarter here Tuesday night inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center as the third-ranked Hawks dispatched No. 8 Parkersburg South, 77-65. Malaki Sylvia had a game-high 27 points and added six rebounds for ...

St. Marys steals one from ’Jackets

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Round two was as tight as the first. Avenging a 59-53 loss from Dec. 30 in St. Marys, the visiting Blue Devils got the job done this time around. The Williamstown Yellowjackets couldn’t string together a comeback, as they were the ones who fell on Tuesday night from the WHS ...