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Tigers handle Meigs in home opener, 48-47

MARIETTA — Despite having to watch most of the fourth quarter from the bench due to foul trouble, Marietta senior Tyler Kytta scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Tigers past Meigs 48-47 Tuesday at Sutton Gym. Marietta (2-1) trailed its home opener 33-26 early in the third quarter. Kytta ...

Cisar steps down as Magnolia baseball coach

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Magnolia baseball coach Dave Cisar says he is the luckiest man in the world. The legendary coach spent 48 years doing what he loved, in a place he loved, with who he loved. On Monday, however, Cisar, 75, made the decision to step down as baseball coach of the Magnolia ...

Ritchie takes down Central

ELLENBORO — Ritchie County found a muddy track much to its liking. In Saturday’s Class A state semifinal playoff game at Chuck Schofield Memorial Stadium, Wheeling Central Catholic’s passing game was stuck in neutral on a playing field riddled with mud and allowed the fourth-seeded ...

Positive trend for RCHS football team

ELLENBORO — Ritchie County football nation can’t argue with progress. Beginning with Year 1 and now closing out Year 4 under coach Rick Haught, the Rebels have taken another step forward in the playoff tree from the previous season. And on Saturday at Chuck Schofield Memorial Stadium, the ...

Hedgesville’s Skyler Yates captains triple-A volleyball all-state team

CHARLESTON — One thing Class AAA volleyball in the Mountain State rarely lacks is talent. Such was the case once again in 2021 as Musselman bested fellow Eastern Panhandle program Hedgesville for the state crown to repeat as champions. However, senior Skylar Yates of Hedgesville was ...