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Warren wrestling duo advances to state

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URICHSVILLE — Freshman Peyten Kellar and sophomore Brady Oberdier will be representing Warren High School at next week’s Ohio high school state wrestling tournament at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus. Kellar became the first ever freshman Warren grappler to advance to state. He went ...

Glenville State women advance to MEC championship

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CHARLESTON — Julie Bishop’s 3 ignited a 15-2 run to end the first quarter and No. 5 Glenville State punched its ticket to today’s Mountain East Conference title game by handing Fairmont State an 83-69 setback in the tournament semifinals on Saturday afternoon inside the Charleston Civic ...

Warren wrestling duo advances to state tournament

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URICHSVILLE, Ohio — Freshman Peyten Kellar and sophomore Brady Oberdier will be representing Warren High School at next week’s Ohio high school state wrestling tournament at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus. Kellar became the first ever freshman Warren grappler to advance to state. He ...

Patriots eke narrow win over PHS, 52-50

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PARKERSBURG — Cole Plants and Seth Fallon came to the rescue for Parkersburg South Friday night. The Patriot duo scored 12 of their team’s 14 points in the fourth quarter and Plants knocked away a three-quarter court heave with just 3.5 seconds left to give South a hard-fought 52-50 narrow ...

Tyler Consolidated bests St. Marys

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KIDWELL — Going into the season, one of Tyler Consolidated’s goals was to claim a sectional championship. Friday night, the Silver Knights achieved that during the West Virginia Class A Region I, Section 2 championship against St. Marys. The Silver Knights were up by as many as 14 points ...

Fort Frye loses to Ridgewood

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BEVERLY — Chase Griffith tossed in a game-high 22 points to lead the Ridgewood Generals to a 56-48 win over the Fort Frye Cadets to claim a Division III Sectional Championship Friday night at Fort Frye High School. Griffith scored 14 of his points in the opening half as Ridgewood grabbed a ...

Roane County girls ousted by Bridgeport in regional co-final

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TENNERTON, W.Va. — Bridgeport’s Emily Riggs usually brings an aggressive style of play to the hardwood. In Thursday’s Class AA Region II co-final against Roane County at Buckhannon-Upshur High School, Riggs took her aggressive nature to an entirely new level. The junior consistently ...

Waterford wins 12th district title in 13 years

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JACKSON, Ohio — Waterford High was in a shutdown mood on defense. The Wildcats limited Glenwood of New Boston to two free-throw conversions in the first quarter en route to a 55-22 triumph Thursday night in an Ohio Division IV district girls basketball championship game at Jackson ...

No. 20 WVU closes regular season at Texas

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MORGANTOWN — No. 6 Kansas (24-6, 13-4 Big 12), which captured its 14th consecutive regular season title, will again be the top seed when the Big 12 Tournament gets underway on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. But, the No. 2 seed won’t be decided until Saturday when No. 20 ...

2017-18 Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Basketball Leaders

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GIRLS SCORING 24.3 - Lucille Westfall (Roane) 20.2 - Kylie Daugherty (Frontier) 17.7 - Devin Hefner (South) 16.5 - Madi Mace (PHS), Mady Winters (Magnolia) 16.2 - Olivia Ullman (Catholic) 15.9 - Cassie Tallman (Ritchie) 15.8 - Makenna Winans (South), Kyndra Pilant ...

Wirt County’s Hunter Moore got his

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Wirt County captured the first Class A state wrestling championship last winter. This past weekend, the Tigers finished as the state runner-up to Madonna, but head coach Danny Life watched 170-pound senior Hunter Moore capture a thrilling 3-2 triple-overtime decision against Nitro’s Vinny ...

Parkersburg Catholic girls heading to the capital

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PARKERSBURG — Host Parkersburg Catholic swept its way into the state tournament Wednesday night, almost matching its 35-point first half with a 34-point third quarter alone to turn a Class A co-Region IV game into a rout over Sherman to post an 84-35 win, the 24th straight this season for the ...

PHS/South boys basketball here we come

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PARKERSBURG — Sam Potts dribbled out the last 8 seconds here Wednesday night inside Memorial Fieldhouse and host Parkersburg had all five starters finish in double figures as the Big Reds rolled to an 84-43 Class AAA, Region IV, Section 1 victory against Ripley. The Vikings, who fell 85-36 ...

Ritchie County falls in regional co-final

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WHEELING—Eden Gainer thought her season was over. The Wheeling Central sophomore tore her labrum early in the campaign and was forced to sit out eight games. Through all the pain, she continued to work toward her goal of getting back on the court with her teammates. Not only did she ...

Fort Frye girls’ run halted by Shenandoah

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McCONNELSVILLE — Shenandoah finally found a way. After losing two regular season games to Fort Frye, the Zeps rallied in the second half to defeat the Cadets 46-39 in the Girls Division IV District Semifinal at Morgan High School Wednesday. “I’d much rather have this win,” said ...

Magnolia downs Cameron to earn a place at states

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NEW MARTINSVILLE — There is an old saying that goes “it is hard to beat a team three times.” For Magnolia, that phrase has a sweet to ring to it. But more importantly than that, the Blue Eagles won the one that mattered the most. After dropping two regular season meetings to Cameron, ...