Wheeling Park’s Walker named McCoy Track Athlete of the Year

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WHEELING — Torrence Walker’s 2021 track season for Wheeling Park was so good that he even surprised himself at times. The then-senior set new school records in the 100 (10.43), 200 (21.23), 400 (48.45) and in the 4x100 relay (43.11) while also capturing state titles in the three individual ...

Local standouts win at Mid-Ohio Valley Football Awards

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PARKERSBURG —This year’s Mid-Ohio Valley High School Football Awards banquet took place on Saturday from the Parkersburg Art Center, and numerous local athletes were recognized for their contributions on and off the gridiron. Of the conferences accounted for in the award-giving process, ...

Archer, Fort Frye stymie South girls in 46-21 victory

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PARKERSBURG — Fort Frye and its defense took care of business late Saturday night inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center as the Cadets clamped down on Parkersburg South en route to a 46-21 triumph. Hannah Archer tallied 16 of her game-high 21 points in the second half for the Cadets of head ...

Patriot Invite Elites

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PARKERSBURG — Alia Ott’s message to her peers on Senior Day at the Patriot Invitational was just as profound as her impact in the pool Saturday afternoon. Ott and her female cohorts from Parkersburg South accomplished something special by winning its second invitational swim meet in the ...

PHS boys cruise over visiting Hurricane, 87-63

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PARKERSBURG — During a Saturday afternoon Mountain State Athletic Conference affair inside Memorial Fieldhouse, Parkersburg bolted out to a 10-0 lead and never trailed as the Big Reds knocked off Hurricane, 87-63. Bryson Singer and Josh Kopec each double-doubled for the now 3-4 Big Reds of ...

Marietta College hoops teams sweep Wilmington College

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Sophomore Addy Black had a big first half in Marietta College’s 78-61 win over Wilmington Saturday at Ban Johnson Arena. The 6-foot-4 post player was a perfect 5 for 5 from the floor in the first 20 minutes, including a pair of corner 3-pointers and a couple slam dunks. “That first half ...