Crusaderettes turn back Yellowjackets, 82-59

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Despite suffering its worst loss of the regular season against a prolific Parkersburg Catholic transition game, the Williamstown girls managed to see the light at the end of the tunnel for an offense still trying to find itself. Tuesday night at Williamstown High School, the ...

Pioneers set to take on Mount

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MARIETTA — A pair of NCAA Division III top 15 teams will square off at 7 p.m. today inside Ban Johnson Arena. No. 14 Mount Union is set to visit No. 8 Marietta in a pivotal Ohio Athletic Conference showdown. The Purple Raiders come in at 10-1 while the Pioneers carry a 10-2 record. Both ...

Prep Basketball Roundup

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BOYS BASKETBALL Calhoun 54, Van 52 VAN — Freshman Landon Bennett went off for a game-high 20 points, including the game-winning jumper just inside the arc with 4.5 seconds remaining here Tuesday night, as visiting Calhoun County escaped Van with a 54-52 victory. The now 1-7 Red Devils, ...

PHS turns up pressure on Marietta, wins 68-63 for season sweep

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MARIETTA —In the second meeting of the year between Parkersburg and Marietta, defense ruled the day. It was a contest punctuated by turnovers and key shots, as PHS improved to 4-4 with a 68-63 victory on Tuesday night from Sutton Gymnasium. Josh Kopec was a spark plug for the Big Reds’ ...

Belpre handles visiting Frontier on senior night, wins 60-47

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BELPRE — Belpre’s recognition of Halee Williams on Senior Night followed the script to a ‘T’ as the Golden Eagles rewarded the lone senior on the girls basketball roster with a 60-47 victory over Frontier on Monday. Williams finished with a game-high 21 points and eight rebounds as the ...