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Vikings shoot ball well in win vs. Warren

VINCENT — Warren High got ambushed on Military Appreciation Night. The host Warriors were unable to finish what they started in the first half as they dropped a 60-53 decision to rallying Ripley High of W.Va. in a prep boys basketball game Tuesday evening. “They (Vikings) played a nice ...

Prep Basketball Roundup

BOYS BASKETBALL Ravenswood 57, Ritchie County 52 ELLENBORO — Ravenswood played a patient shooting game on the road and came out with a win. Devin Raines’ only 3 was the lone shot from beyond the arc in a 57-52 victory. This methodic method helped them shoot 64% overall from the field. ...

Catholic downs Gilmer

PARKERSBURG - Marty Vierheller knew exactly what kind of team Gilmer County brought to the matchup against his undefeated Parkersburg Catholic crew Monday evening at home. Amy Chapman’s group played an aggressive style Coach V and his group would be glad to see once the state tournament ...

Cadets hook Muskies, 42-17

BEVERLY — Fort Frye High hung a goose egg on John Glenn High in the fourth quarter. With that 8-minute blanking, the Cadets rolled to 42-17 triumph over the visiting Muskies in prep girls basketball action Monday night. “The defense has got to be there,” said FFHS head coach Dan ...

Warren girls win 15th in a row, 65-36

VINCENT - It’s safe to say that as good as the Warren Lady Warriors have played all season that they are still a team improving as the season goes along. Monday evening the Warriors hosted an Alexander team that they beat by a single point in their season opener and dismantled them in the ...

Foster holding umpiring classes for 2020 season

PARKERSBURG - The winter sports season is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look forward to some exciting action on the basepaths in the next couple months. The only problem with that is a shortage of umpires for the upcoming season in both West Virginia and Ohio. That’s ...

ALBRIGHT: Giving everything, even when you owe nothing

These have been good times for Magnolia’s volleyball and girls’ basketball programs. The simultaneous high levels of success have kept the party going even through the cold months. And it might be coincidence or it might not, but Kyndra Pilant has participated on both teams since her ...

Patriots all over Cadets

PARKERSBURG — Not playing a game since their away loss to Morgantown a week ago and out to avenge a loss to Fort Frye earlier in the season, the Parkersburg South Patriots were eager to get back on the hardwood and it showed. South dominated the game from the opening tip on both sides of ...

Warriors hold off Parkersburg High

PARKERSBURG — Brayden Sallee’s team-high 21 points lifted the Warren Warriors in a 75-66 win over the Parkersburg Big Reds on Saturday night inside the PHS Memorial Fieldhouse. The Big Reds (4-7) stayed within striking distance throughout the contest, but efficient inside scoring from ...

’Jackets stop Tigers to stay undefeated

MARIETTA — Sam Cremeans had no idea that he was closing in on a milestone. The 6-foot-4 junior southpaw scored his 1,000th career point in the second quarter as undefeated Williamstown High defeated Marietta High, 70-57, Saturday night in a prep boys basketball game at Sutton ...

Calhoun upends Magnolia in Roundball title game

KIDWELL — Calhoun County’s girls voiced concern to head coach Kevin Boak over the height of Magnolia before their matchup Saturday in the Boggs Roundball Classic championship at Tyler Consolidated High School. Considerable problems in 6-foot forward Kyndra Pilant and 6-foot-6 center ...

Kaitlen Bush’s runner lifts Belpre past Miller, 38-37

BELPRE — Miller scored the first seven points of the contest and had a chance to win at the end of regulation, but Belpre freshman Kaitlen Bush’s kissed-in runner with 31.8 seconds to play proved to be the game-winner Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles turned back the Falcons, 38-37, ...

Prep Sports Roundup

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING Amos, South dominate at OVAC WHEELING — Braxton Amos and Brady Roberts had individual crowns for Parkersburg South head coach Shaun Smith and the Patriots bested runner-up Wheeing Park, 251-236, to win the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference team title. Amos became the ...

Local College Basketball Roundup

WOMEN Glenville State 124, W.Va. Wesleyan 75 GLENVILLE — Glenville State turned 31 West Virginia Wesleyan turnovers into 50 points as the Pioneers drubbed the Bobcats, 124-75, Saturday afternoon inside the Waco Center in Mountain East Conference action. GSC, which got game-highs of 26 ...

Catholic runs away

PARKERSBURG —The ball keeps rolling for Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes. On Friday night, the 12-0 girls rattled off a season-high 94 points and forced a total of 35 turnovers in their 94-35 home win over the Williamstown Yellowjackets. From the opening tip, head coach Marty ...

Cougars get by Big Reds

PARKERSBURG — An 18-2 run to end the second quarter, which was keyed by the outside shooting of Capital’s Karrington Hill, helped the visiting Cougars gain control of Friday night’s Mountain State Athletic Conference tilt as host Parkersburg came up just short inside Memorial Fieldhouse, ...

Tigers taken down by Tornadoes, 94-43

MARIETTA — After putting up a valiant effort earlier this season, dropping a nine-point decision back in December on the road against Dover, Marietta had high hopes of scoring an upset victory in Friday night’s rematch at Sutton Gymnasium. Unfortunately for the Tigers, those high hopes ...

Fort Frye shuts down Waterford, 53-25

WATERFORD — Fort Frye High jumped on Waterford High early and never let up. After a 9-0 run at the outset, the Cadets went on to defeat the Wildcats, 53-25, Friday night in a prep boys basketball game at the Harry Cooper Annex. “I thought we did very well in executing what we wanted to ...

Prep Sports Roundup

WRESTLING South leads OVAC WHEELING — Following day two of wrestling here Friday at the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference championships, Parkersburg South holds a 157-151 lead against Wheeling Park. Eight Patriots are still in the championship bracket with current 3-0 records — Brady ...

ALBRIGHT: Is anything going to matter in Class A girls’ basketball?

Surprise, surprise? Defending Class A state champion Huntington St. Joe’s basketball machine powerfully churns out Ws, once again. The loss of two NCAA Divison I basketball players to graduation? Yeah it hurt, but proved little in the way of a speed bump. Shannon Lewis’ plug in of ...