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’Jackets roll Webster

GLENVILLE, W.Va. — Webster County couldn’t stop Sam Cremeans and Peyton Amrine. The Williamstown duo combined for 48 points to lead the Yellowjackets to a 70-54 win over the Highlanders in Saturday’s Little Kanawha Conference First Place game at Glenville State’s Waco Center. ...

Waterford falls to Peebles in semis, 55-45

JACKSON, Ohio — In a physical, hands-on Division IV Southeast District semifinal here Saturday afternoon at Jackson High School, Jacey Justice scored 17 points in each half to help lead Peebles to a 55-45 victory against Waterford. The Wildcats of head man Jerry Close got all of Mackenzie ...

PHS wins third straight MSAC

SOUTH CHARLESTON — When all else fails, Parkersburg always has its swarming, full-court pressure defense to fall back on. It’s quite a safety blanket to have, and on Saturday, when not a lot of anything else was going right, the Big Reds squeezed the life out of upset-minded George ...

Cadets trounce Knights

BEVERLY — Was there ever any doubt? Using an early barrage of scoring, the Fort Frye Cadets answered that question to the tune of a 68-21 win over Toronto in the OHSAA Division IV Sectional title game on Saturday. The win from Beverly sends the Fort Frye girls to another district ...

Local College Basketball Roundup

WOMEN Glenville State 118, Davis & Elkins 88 GLENVILLE — Ty Armstrong tied her career-high of seven made 3s and host Glenville State College got it going after a sluggish opening quarter here Saturday afternoon inside the Waco Center as the Pioneers blew out Davis & Elkins, ...

Local swimmers compete in state meet: Parkersburg girls finish runner-up

MORGANTOWN— Going into the final day of the WVSSAC swimming championships the Parkersburg Big Reds girls and first year-head coach Emily Martin knew it was going to be a challenge dealing with George Washington to win their third straight title. The Patriots appeared to be worthy of that ...

’Jacket girls top Wirt to advance

WILLIAMSTOWN — Fred Sauro’s girls basketball team found itself in an unfamiliar position Friday night in one of two opening games of the Class A Region IV, Section 1 tournament. “It has been a long time since we have played in the opening game,” said Sauro moments before the game. ...

Alex Woolard leads Patriots to victory on senior night

PARKERSBURG — A Jeff Tucker lay-in and two foul shots by Brendan Plants capped the scoring on senior night here Friday inside Rod Oldham Athletic Center as No. 10 Parkersburg South blitzed Linsly, 64-37. Alex Woolard, who flushed a two-handed dunk at 3:22 of the second for a 23-15 cushion, ...

Williamstown, Webster square off for 1st place

PARKERSBURG — After suffering their first loss on Monday night, the Class A No.1 Williamstown Yellowjackets will get a chance to start a new winning streak when they take on the Webster County Highlanders for the LKC Night of Champions today inside the Waco Center at Glenville State. ...

High School Basketball Roundup

BOYS BASKETBALL Hurricane 60, Parkersburg 51 SOUTH CHARLESTON — Austin Dearing made all 11 of his foul shots and finished with a game-high 19 points Friday night to help lead Hurricane to a 60-51 victory versus Parkersburg in a Mountain State Athletic Conference placement game. Ethan ...

Patriots drop a close one to Mohigans

PARKERSBURG —On a Thursday night remembering four Parkersburg South girls on senior night, the Patriots came up just short. In a defensive tug of war, Morgantown downed South, 40-36. The Patriots held pregame honors for Makenna Winans, Erin Williams, Ashleigh Utt and Lauren Pelfrey, as each ...

Edison sweeps middle school hoops finals

PARKERSBURG — It was all Edison here Thursday night inside Parkersburg’s Memorial Fieldhouse as the Eagles swept the Wood County Middle School girls basketball championships. Edison (12-0) tallied the first 11 points in the sixth-grade game and never looked back en route to a 44-20 ...

Fort Frye takes care of business in sectional semi

BEVERLY — Fort Frye High took care of business. The top-seeded Cadets tipped off postseason play with a 68-15 triumph over visiting Newcomerstown High Thursday night in an OHSAA Division IV girls basketball semifinal game. Lexie Huck led the scoring parade with a game-high 15 points, ...

High School Sports Roundup

STATE SWIMMING MORGANTOWN — Parkersburg senior Grace Cox had the fastest prelim times here Thursday inside the Aquatic Center at Mylan Park in Morgantown during the state swim championships in both the 200 freestyle and the 100 butterfly. Cox, who is headed to Marshall University, went ...

Big Reds top Patriots

PARKERSBURG —Emily Kupfner, Aleea Crites, Bre Wilson, Maggie Richards and Maddi Leggett required an assist for a 62-45 win on senior night. Their friend was a familiar one. Overwhelming defense in the third quarter once again aided the Big Reds in their sixteenth win of the season. ...

PHS, South ready for state swim meet

PARKERSBURG — First-year head coaches Emily Martin of Parkersburg and Ryan Radcliff of Parkersburg South are hoping for the best as their respective programs begin action at 9:30 a.m. today for the state swimming championships being held inside the Aquatic Center at Mylan Park in ...

’Cats rally past Tornadoes, 47-42

WELLSTON, Ohio — Waterford High closed out the game with a dramatic, come-from-behind run. Down eight late in the fourth quarter, the Wildcats scored 13 unanswered points to defeat Southern High, 47-42, Wednesday night in OHSAA Division IV sectional semifinal boys basketball action at ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Statistical Leaders

Mid-Ohio Valley Basketball Leaders BOYS SCORING AVERAGE 21.7 - Bede Lori (Caldwell) 21.4 - Rye Gadd (Webster) 20.9 - Brayden Miller (Roane) 20.7 - Malaki Sylvia (South) 20.6 - Logan Brookover (Frontier) 19.9 - Sam Potts (PHS) 19.1 - Patrick Copen (Catholic) 18.8 - Grant ...