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Marietta girls shut out Jackson, 2-0

DEVOLA — To the say the Marietta Tigers girls soccer team is tough to beat in tournament play on their home turf would be somewhat of a major understatement. The number two seeded Lady Tigers came into Thursday evening’s Division II Southeast Sectional Final against No. 7 Jackson 16-1 all ...

WVU to battle potent Horned Frogs’ offense

MORGANTOWN — Oftentimes, a bye week is a blessing. It’s time to recover. Time to get right, mentally and physically. For West Virginia, it also allowed extra time to prepare for the high-powered TCU offense the Mountaineers will face on Saturday (7:30 p.m., ESPNU). Among those leading ...

W.VA. CLASS AAA GIRLS SOCCER REGION IV, SECTION 2 FINAL: No tie this time

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg South moved one step closer to the state tournament following a 3-0 triumph versus Hurricane here Wednesday evening at the Erickson All-Sports Facility during the Class AAA, Region IV, Section 2 championship match. The two programs had just played on Sept. 18 at ...

Raiders not looking past Doddridge County

SPENCER — Roane County football head coach Paul Burdette sees only Doddridge County. Forget Ravenswood. Forget Sissonsville. And despite the Raiders coming in at No. 7 in this week’s WVSSAC football ratings, his sight remains on the Bulldogs. “Our big goal is to make the playoffs, and ...

PHS, Riverside eye third win of year

PARKERSBURG— A pair of 2-5 Mountain State Athletic Conference programs will collide at 7:30 p.m. Friday when Parkersburg invades Warrior Stadium to take on a confident Riverside squad. The Warriors of head coach Alex Daugherty were coming off a 49-0 drubbing at the hands of George ...

Patriots welcome in Class AAA power Cabell Midland

PARKERSBURG — A 21-14 loss to Morgantown was a tough way to lose for the Parkersburg South Patriots, as it’s all about getting back on track and staying in the playoff race. The setback dropped PSHS down to No. 15, and it only gets tougher. No. 6 Cabell Midland comes to town in an effort to ...