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Shadyside overcomes River, penalties for 6th win

SHADYSIDE — You sometimes hear coaches reference an expression that getting the win is all that matters. Shadyside head coach Mark Holenka may subscribe to that theory at times. However, Friday night wasn’t one of them. He watched his Tigers escape with a 14-12 victory over a game ...

Bridgeport posts first victory, 48-0

BROOKSIDE  - Winless no more. Bridgeport scored early and often in lancing Federal Hocking, 48-0, Friday night at Perkins Field on Senior Night. The win was the first in five tries for the Bulldogs. The writing was on the wall immediately. Bridgeport coach Fred Ray opted to open the ...

St. C. overwhelms Harrison to retain ‘Coal Bucket’

ST. CLAIRSVILLE -- Senior night is always a special occasion. St. Clairsville’s seniors will certainly remember theirs. Five upperclassmen combined for six touchdowns and five PATs in the Red Devils’ 55-7 shellacking of visiting Harrison Central at Red Devil Stadium. Drew Sefsick ...

Bellaire cruises by Creek, 41-19

 WINTERSVILLE – With the meat of its schedule directly in front of it, unbeaten Bellaire traveled to Jefferson County and took care of its business Friday night, setting up a big county match-up with once-beaten St. Clairsville next week.  The Big Reds used defense in the first quarter ...

Cambridge stymies Martins Ferry, 23-0

MARTINS FERRY -- Cambridge was tough in the trenches on both sides of the ball as the Bobcats racked up a 272-27 advantage on the ground enroute to a convincing 23-0 win over the Purple Riders with typical Friday night football weather on the turf at the Dave Bruney Football Complex in ...

St. Clairsville boys blank EL

ST. CLAIRSVILLE -- Deadlocked at nil after 40 minutes of action, St. Clairsville boys soccer coach Jeff Roberts reminded his team at halftime that soccer is exactly that -- a team sport. The second-seeded Red Devils (9-1) took the comment to heart and played with a sense of togetherness in ...