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Tigers hold on to beat River View, 14-6

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MARIETTA — On a night where their offense had a bit of an off night, Marietta relied heavily on special teams and defense en route to a hard fought, 14-6 East Central Ohio League victory Friday night over the visiting River View Black Bears at Don Drumm Stadium. The Tiger defense limited ...

Williamstown High School maintains hotstreak

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WILLIAMSTOWN —The Yellowjackets continued their win-streak and are now 6-1, beating out Tyler Consolidated, 51-18, Friday during homecoming night. The home team’s defensive line held strong during the first quarter as Tyler Consolidated began its first drive. Linebacker Brady Ankrom ...

Tyler Moler’s record day paces Big Reds in 32-7 victory

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PARKERSBURG — On a night when Parkersburg’s defense had its best performance of the season, Tyler Moler one-upped them as the senior running back broke the single-game school rushing record during the No. 12 Big Reds’ 32-7 domination of No. 16 George Washington here Friday at Stadium ...

High School Football Roundup

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Waterford 44, Wahama 0 WATERFORD — Braden Bellville carried 14 times for 173 yards and two touchdowns as Waterford cruised to a 44-0 victory over Wahama Friday night. The Wildcats, now 5-2, play host to Southern in a key TVC-Hocking contest next week. Bellville got the scoring started ...

Midland girls top PHS

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PARKERSBURG — Cabell Midland’s Elainia Blickenstaff sent a long boot down the pitch to run out the final seconds of Cabell Midland’s 3-2 Mountain State Athletic Conference consolation match triumph here Thursday evening at Stadium Field versus host Parkersburg. This past Saturday, the ...

Don’t count out the ‘Jackets

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Wheeling Central’s dominant 31-14 win over Linsly Saturday set the Maroon Knights apart from the rest of the Class A field. Mike Young’s team handled a Keydets’ squad, which pushed Class AAA’s Morgantown to the limit in a 31-28 overtime loss, with relative ease. It was the type of win ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders

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Week 6 Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Leaders RUSHING Player, School Att Yds Avg TD Hunter America, Dodd. 101 1,311 13.0 23 Ty Sturm, Catholic 109 1,246 11.4 16 Jesse Collins, Belpre 117 1,023 8.7 n/a Tyler Moler, PHS 130 787 6.1 7 Reece Nutter, Webster 93 688 7.4 9 Jeb ...

KU comes to Morgantown on Homecoming Day

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MORGANTOWN — Veteran West Virginia University head football coach had a very simple message for his No. 9 Mountaineers (4-0, 2-0 Big 12) as they prepare to play host to the Jayhawks from Kansas (2-3, 0-2 Big 12). “I’ve got to do a better job of making sure they understand that it’s a ...

PHS netters split tri

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PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg rallied past George Washington here Thursday evening inside Memorial Fieldhouse during the first match of a Mountain State Athletic Conference volleyball triangular, but St. Albans proved to be too much for the host Big Reds as well as the Patriots. Missy Smith’s ...

Marietta MS golfers capture title

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BELPRE — Marietta took the honors of first place at the Wood County Middle School golf championship Wednesday at Oxbow Golf and Country Club with a combined team effort of 388. Parkersburg Catholic finished the course as the runners-up in the championship and also ended the 2018 golf ...

Game Day: PHS, GW don’t want to tally a loss this week

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PARKERSBURG — It’s not make or break time just yet, but neither George Washington nor host Parkersburg High School are wanting to suffer a loss this week on the gridiron. The 3-3 Patriots of head coach Steve Edwards are coming to town for a 7:30 p.m. Mountain State Athletic Conference ...

PHS, GW don’t want to tally a loss this week

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PARKERSBURG — It’s not make or break time just yet, but neither George Washington nor host Parkersburg High School are wanting to suffer a loss this week on the gridiron. The 3-3 Patriots of head coach Steve Edwards are coming to town for a 7:30 p.m. Mountain State Athletic Conference ...

Which team blinks first in Knights vs. Yellowjackets? 

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Something has to give when two of the hottest teams in Class A meet at 7 p.m. Friday night. Eighth-ranked Williamstown (5-1) hosts 18th-ranked Tyler Consolidated (3-2) as winners of five in a row, while the Silver Knights tasted victory the past three weeks after an 0-2 ...

Game Day: Patriots eyeing third straight win vs. Brooke

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PARKERSBURG — Fresh off a bye week, Parkersburg South’s football team resumes its season in search of a third straight win against visiting Brooke at 7 p.m. Friday inside the Erickson All-Sports Facility. Fresh may not be the best word to use after talking to Mike Eddy however. “I ...

Tigers play host to River View at Don Drumm

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MARIETTA — River View head coach Mike Hemming has watched his program win more games through six weeks this season than it had the previous five seasons combined. The Black Bears are off to a 4-2 start heading into this Friday’s game against Marietta. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at ...

Game Day: Tigers play host to River View at Don Drumm

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MARIETTA — River View head coach Mike Hemming has watched his program win more games through six weeks this season than it had the previous five seasons combined. The Black Bears are off to a 4-2 start heading into this Friday’s game against Marietta. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at ...

Patriots eyeing third straight win vs. Brooke

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PARKERSBURG — Fresh off a bye week, Parkersburg South’s football team resumes its season in search of a third straight win against visiting Brooke at 7 p.m. Friday inside the Erickson All-Sports Facility. Fresh may not be the best word to use after talking to Mike Eddy however. “I think ...

Prep Football Roundup

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GILMER COUNTY AT DODDRIDGE COUNTY Game time: 7 p.m. Friday Last year’s result: Doddridge County 38, Gilmer County 6 Gilmer County (2-3) results: lost to Clay County, 53-14; lost to Richwood, 37-0; d. Wirt County, 20-14; lost to Parkersburg Catholic, 44-7; d. Hundred, ...