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No. 1 vs. No. 2

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PARKERSBURG — Top-ranked Parkersburg South will have its senior night today inside Rod Oldham Athletic Center when rival and No. 2 Parkersburg crosses the river for the annual city dual and Wood County bragging rights. While it indeed will be a special evening for head coach Shaun Smith’s ...

Williamstown hits the century mark

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown got a much-needed win snapping a two-game losing streak, by putting up 100 points against Ritchie County in a 100-58 win Tuesday. While Williamstown head coach Scott Sauro was battling ill-like symptoms during the game, the Yellowjackets had six players with ...

Crusaders leave no doubt vs. St. Marys

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PARKERSBURG — A balanced scoring effort from the Parkersburg Catholic Crusaders played a big part in a 76-45 win over St. Marys on Tuesday. Thirteen of Cade Ullman’s 26 points came in the first period, and that set the tone for a big Crusader run. St. Marys had no answer early on, as Rob ...

Seth Dennis’ 18 points leads Warren in an upset of Alexander

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VINCENT — Playing Alexander offers a tall task for opponents. Listed at 6-foot-11, Spartans’ post Caleb Terry was by far the biggest player on the floor in Tuesday’s matchup against Alexander and Warren. However, the Warriors held their own against the big man and claimed a 59-46 win ...

High School Basketball Roundup

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Parkersburg 64, Cabell Midland 47 ONA — Shay-Lee Kirby tossed in 16 points and Madi Mace had 15 as top-ranked Parkersburg cruised past No. 9 Cabell Midland here Tuesday, 64-47. The 14-1 Big Reds, who play host to No. 5 Woodrow Wilson in a 7 p.m. varsity only tilt on ...

Warren waxes Williamstown

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VINCENT — When Olivia Alloway got a good look and shot at the basket from the perimeter, the ball swished most of the time. The 5-foot-10 sophomore scored a career-high 30 points to help lead Warren to a 73-52 triumph over visiting Williamstown Monday night in non-conference girls’ ...

South boys found a way to win Saturday

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PARKERSBURG — Odds stacked firmly against the Parkersburg South boys’ basketball team as it trailed by 18, 61-43, crosstown rival PHS at the beginning of the fourth quarter Saturday night inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center. Jeff Mennillo’s Big Reds stood eight minutes away from a ...

Catholic girls blow by Tyler Consolidated

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PARKERSBURG— Aaliyah Brunny finished with a 21-point and 12-rebound game, but only needed two more steals for a triple-double, finishing with eight as the second-ranked Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes improved to 13-1 out gunning Tyler Consolidated 75-43. “With Brunny the skies the ...

South gets revenge

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PARKERSBURG — Malaki Sylvia poured in a game-high 29 points, Seth Fallon scored his 14 all in the second half and somehow in front of a packed house Saturday night inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center host Parkersburg South stunned rival Parkersburg, 80-77. PHS (2-11) made its first seven ...

Marietta boys outlast Yellowjackets in OT

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Marietta High was down for the count in the first quarter — but not out. Staging a rally, the Tigers needed an overtime to defeat host Williamstown High, 68-59, in non-conference boys’ basketball action Saturday night. “The kids just battled their hearts out,” said ...

Catholic falls to defending state champ Knights

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PARKERSBURG —The defending Class A champion Wheeling Central Catholic Maroon Knights were on the ropes late in the fourth, but efficient free throw shooting in the final minutes sealed a 75-65 win over Parkersburg Catholic on Saturday. The Maroon Knights (9-4) also took advantage of a ...

Reds Caravan hits Grand Central Mall

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VIENNA — The Cincinnati Reds are baseball’s oldest franchise. As a matter of fact the Red Stockings are set to celebrate their 150th season when the 2019 campaign gets underway a little more than two months from now. The product the Reds put on the field figures to be anything but old as ...

High School Sports Roundup

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GIRLS Parkersburg 71, Boyd Co. 65 PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — Bre Wilson’s 24 points helped Parkersburg High take a 71-65 victory over Boyd County (Ky.) Saturday at the Tri-State Hoops Showdown at Fairland High. Shay-Lee Kirby added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Big Reds, who improved ...

Local College Basketball Roundup

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WOMEN Glenville State 88, Charleston 78 GLENVILLE — Charleston held a 56-39 advantage in the paint here Saturday at the Waco Center, but it wasn’t enough as the Golden Eagles suffered their first Mountain East Conference setback after being upended by Glenville State, 88-78. In a ...

Garrett Gilkeson enjoying life as a Keydet

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PARKERSBURG — Garrett Gilkeson can be described in many ways as a leader. The former Parkersburg South Patriot was a standout on the football and basketball teams, and his athletic achievements helped him earn a scholarship to Virginia Military Institute. Gilkeson was split when it came ...

Patriots handle Warriors

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PARKERSBURG — With visiting Warren threatening Friday at Rod Oldham Athletic Center, Parkersburg South got a major lift from a player off the bench. Up four with five minutes to play, Nathan Currey knocked down three 3-pointers in a two-minute span to help the Patriots pull away for a 65-51 ...

Catholic girls too much for Williamstown in second meeting

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PARKERSBURG — Same result as last time, as the second-ranked Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes pulled away from the third-ranked Williamstown Yellowjackets 80-55. Catholic’s Aaliyah Brunny and Madeline Huffman were the difference makers, scoring a total of 40 points and proving to be ...

PHS/South boys II tonight

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County rivals Parkersburg and Parkersburg South enter tonight’s contest inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center with just five combined victories. The 3-5 Patriots of PSHS head coach Mike Fallon are riding a two-game win streak. While PHS boss Jeff Mennillo’s squad ...

High School Sports Roundup

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BOYS BASKETBALL Tyler Consolidated 64, Magnolia 44 KIDWELL — Griffin Phillips’ steal and lay-in midway through the fourth quarter allowed him to surpass 1,000 career points here Friday night as host Tyler Consolidated knocked off Magnolia, 64-44, in the semifinals of the Boggs ...