Area booters earn 2nd team All-Ohio recognition

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Three Washington County soccer players earned second team All-Ohio honors after putting together phenomenal seasons on the pitch this fall. From Marietta, David Sarver received the recognition on the boys side while Katie Mannix did so on the girls side, as did Warren’s Alexis ...

Ritchie’s ready!

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ELLENBORO — Wheeling Central has more state championship trophies — a baker’s dozen — than the Ritchie County football program has playoff victories, which currently stands at eight. The Rebels of head coach Rick Haught will be out to deny the Mike Young-led Maroon Knights when the two ...

’Jackets’ road to finals runs through West Union

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WILLIAMSTOWN — The road to the Super Six and Wheeling Island Stadium for head coach Chris Beck’s Williamstown Yellowjackets runs through West Union. The two Little Kanawha Conference rivals are set to do battle starting at 1:30 p.m. Friday inside Doddridge County’s Cline Stansberry ...

Bulldogs excited for 2nd chance against Williamstown

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WEST UNION — Doddridge County is familiar with Williamstown. And vice versa. So Friday afternoon’s Class A semifinal game at Doddridge County High School boils down to execution, according to Bulldogs coach Bobby Burnside. Opening kick at Cline Stansberry Stadium between No. 6 ...

Shady Spring’s Williams named double-A captain

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CHARLESTON — For the second year in a row the Class AA volleyball title match came down to a clash between defending state champion Shady Spring and Philip Barbour. After losing to the Tigers in a five-set semifinal thriller in 2019 and again in the 2020 championship match, the Colts ...

Warren’s Perdue off to run at Malone

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VINCENT — Warren High School’s Brennan Perdue will continue his running career as a student-athlete for the Division II Malone University Pioneers, who compete in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference. Perdue, who is currently playing basketball for the Warriors and ready to earn his ...