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Knights are sharp against ‘Jackets

WEST LIBERTY — While there have been a lot of changes throughout this season when it comes to high school football, there’s one thing that hasn’t changed: in big games, Wheeling Central will flex its muscles. And on Friday night, that’s exactly what the Maroon Knights did. They also ...

Devils scratch Cougars

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — St. Marys took full advantage of a very tough second quarter by the visiting Frontier Cougars as they rolled to a 55-20 victory in the first match-up between the two former arch-rivals in more than a decade. Frontier turned the ball over four times in the second quarter ...

Perfect Bulldog: DC’s Carter Lipscomb one win from undefeated season

WEST UNION — Doddridge County’s top runner Carter Lipscomb blew away the Class A Region II tournament field by more than a minute, despite missing the last three weeks of competitive competition because of COVID-19 restrictions. With the win, his undefeated season stayed intact. Now ...

AAA runners have high hopes for state tournament

PARKERSBURG — All three area Class AAA programs will be represented at Saturday’s state cross country championships at Cabell Midland High School. Parkersburg junior Franklin Angelos and Ripley freshman Ellie Hosaflook enter the final race of the campaign ranked second by ...

Ohio thinclads compete in regionals Saturday

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The final step in getting to state in cross country happens Saturday at Pickerington. The Belpre boys, the Warren boys and girls, the Caldwell boys and girls as well as individuals from Marietta, Fort Frye and Waterford will help represent the area at the regional ...

Finally!: South girls soccer off to the state tourney

RIPLEY — Finally, the Parkersburg South soccer team had something to celebrate in Death Valley at Ripley’s Memorial Stadium. After three year’s of finishing as the runner-up, the Patriots of head coach Ron Bucholtz got the job done Tuesday night in the Class AAA, Region IV championship ...