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Shadyside falls to Fort Frye in D-IV district

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NEW CONCORD — Don Chamberlain would rather look to the positive. And who can blame him? The Shadyside volleyball coach watched his team’s season come to an end in four games at the hands of Fort Frye inside John Glenn High School by scores of 27-25, 20-25, 25-13 and 25-15 Monday ...

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE’S Emily Vera (6) and Macy Malin (27) converge on John Glenn’s Ashley Townsend (16) during action from Monday night’s Division II East District 2 sectional tournament semifinal on Wagner Field in Cadiz. The Lil Muskies won 3-1.

St. Clairsville girls ousted in district

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CADIZ — The last, and only, time St. Clairsville advanced to the girls’ district soccer tournament finals was in 2009. The Red Devils knocked off highly regarded John Glenn in doing so. That wasn’t the case on a rainy Monday night at Wagner Field as John Glenn (13-4-1) rallied from a ...

Area harriers qualify for regional meet

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CAMBRIDGE — The second season of cross country got under way for area harriers Saturday. The quest for the OHSAA State Cross Country Championship began around the Buckeye State with district competition taking center stage. The Eastern District held its meet under ideal conditions at ...

River rallies to keep playoff hopes alive

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HANNIBAL — With its playoff lives hanging by a very thin thread, River stormed back from a 21-0 first-half deficit Saturday afternoon to knock off state-ranked Lucas, 30-27, on Senior Day at Martin Flannery Field. Despite all the points, the final outcome came down to a fourth-down stop by ...

Eaton preparing for final season at OSU

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COLUMBUS — Quite simply, Michael Eaton and swimming have become synonmous. That happens when you participate in a sport for basically your entire life. Actually, Eaton first jumped in the water to take his first swimming lesson at the J.B. Chambers YMCA in Elm Grove at 4 years ...

WLU Hall to induct seven on Saturday

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. — The 37th annual induction ceremony for the West Liberty University Athletic Hall of Fame will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the university’s Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex. This year’s class features Bill Beattie (baseball), Jeff Carroll (wrestling), ...

Seminoles advance

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URICHSVILLE — McKinzey Dierkes scored 17 points Saturday to help lead Monroe Central to a sweep of Steubenville Catholic in an Ohio Division IV volleyball district semifinal match inside Claymont High School. Sydney Yoho added 10 points and 10 digs as the Seminoles (16-7), who will face ...

A fall break to remember for Tipton

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WOOSTER — To say Trenton Tipton didn’t have the normal fall break from his classes at the College of Wooster wouldn’t be doing it justice. Actually, the Union Local graduate had a whirlwind week as he and his Fighting Scot basketball teammates continued preparations for the upcoming ...

Cuffaro humbled by honor

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WHEELING — Pete Cuffaro was in the prime of his life at 24 years of age. The Wheeling resident had recently graduated from West Virginia University and seemed to have a promising life ahead of him. However, on June 25, 1983, his life changed forever. While at a private party, at which he ...

Donohew still giving back

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WARWOOD — Bill Donohew started wrestling as a junior at Charleston’s Stonewall Jackson High School in 1966. Fifty-one years later, he is still involved in the sport that he loves. Due to his long-time dedication to the sport, Donohew will receive the “Lifetime Service to Wrestling” ...

Union Local inches closer to postseason by beating Bellaire

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MORRISTOWN — If you were at Jets Stadium Friday evening and didn’t recognize the pre-game warmup that Union Local went through, don’t feel bad. It was an entirely new routine. Head coach Bruce Stiles decided to shake things up a bit after watching his team drop two straight after a 6-0 ...

St. Clairsville sees winning streak snapped, 46-28

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Brett McLean just wasn’t blowing smoke when describing South Range’s offensive weapons this week. St. Clairsville’s head coach gave glowing reviews of the Raiders’ terrific trio of Aniello Buzzacco, Peyton Remish and Mathias Combs. And all three came as advertised ...

Shadyside picks up big win over Bulldogs

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SHADYSIDE — Scoring on all nine of its first-half possessions, state-ranked Shadyside steamrolled to a 61-24 triumph over Bridgeport Friday night before a sparse crowd at Fleming Field. The Tigers (7-2) did their part to set up next week’s showdown with Linsly, also in Tiger Town. The 7-1 ...

Monroe wins fourth straight

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WOODSFIELD - Jay Circosta has done many amazing things in his 50 years of coaching football. The 2017 season will go down as one of the most remarkable. Expectations were far from a fevered pitch entering the campaign at Monroe Central. After an 0-3 start and being 1-4 at the halfway pole, ...

Buckeye Local falls to 0-9 after losing to Edison, 42-19

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RICHMOND — In a much anticipated matchup between Jefferson County rivals, the Edison Wildcats delivered its best performance of the 2017 season to top Buckeye Local, 42-19, and send the fans home happy from the team’s first game at Cartwright Memorial Stadium in nearly a month. “It was ...

Barnesville picks up third win by toppling Caldwell, 39-28

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BARNESVILLE — In high school football, momentum can control everything. When a team has it they can roll their opponent, and when it is gone, the wheels can fall off quickly. Such was the case in Barnesville Friday night as the Shamrocks (3-6) rode the surge of a goalline stand heading into ...

Beallsville can’t keep up with Cameron, 58-25

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CAMERON— Coach Scott Holt’s Cameron football squad has made a habit of jumping on visiting teams early when they entertain at Dragon Stadium. Friday night was no different as the Dragons scored four first quarter touchdowns and never looked back in routing Beallsville. Senior Colby ...

Harrison prevails

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CADIZ — Tyler West ran for three touchdowns as Harrison Central (4-5) defeated visiting River View, 38-14, Friday night in high school football action on the artificial surface at Wagner Field. The Huskies’ junior speedster had scoring runs that covered 8, 67 and 4 yards. Caden Dalton ...