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Ferry Girls Down St. John, 37-33, in OT

January 12, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — Whenever St. John Central and Martins Ferry get together in girls’ basketball, the fans get their money’s worth. more »»

UL Downs Ferry to Move to 9-0

January 12, 2014 Union Local 60, Martins Ferry 50 MARTINS FERRY — Union Local (9-0) pulled away from Martins Ferry late in the fourth quarter in posting a decision at the Tolbert Gymnasium. more »»

Boys' Basketball: Martins Ferry Leads Wire-to-Wire in Beating Creek

January 11, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek boys’ basketball struggled offensively, while Martins Ferry was able to get good looks inside. more »»

Girls' Basketball: Swiger, Panthers Top Riders

January 10, 2014 CONNORVILLE — Buckeye Local used the inside presence of Lauren Swiger to build an early lead and then utilized a ‘team effort’ in the second half to hold off Martins Ferry, 54-44, on the Panthers’... more »»

Swimming: Brooke—Martins Ferry

January 5, 2014 Girls WELLSBURG — Jessie Wayne won two events as Brooke dueled with Martins Ferry. The Bruin junior captured the 200 Freestyle in 2:19.53 before she won the 500 Freestyle in 6:06.6. more »»

Boys' Basketball: Steubenville 75, Martins Ferry 52

January 4, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Brandon Herring-Hill and Chris Smith each scored 17 points as they led Steubenville past Martins Ferry. Adam Sterling added 13 points for Big Red. R.J. more »»

Boys' Basketball: Whg. Central Wins Another Nail-Biter

December 31, 2013 WHEELING — One of these days, maybe Wheeling Central will get a snoozer. If the results stay the same though, Mel Stephens won’t mind the nail biters. more »»

Girls' Basketball: Barnesville 53, Martins Ferry 30

December 29, 2013 MARTINS FERRY — Shayla Markovich came away with a double-double as she scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Barnesville beat Martins Ferr. more »»

Boys' Basketball: Martins Ferry 73, Bellaire 51

December 21, 2013 BELLAIRE — Robert Vargo led all scorers with 28 points in the Purple Riders victory. Jake Barritt chipped in with 18 and Emilio Appolloni added 10. more »»

Girls' Basketball: Red Devils Rebound vs. Ferry

December 20, 2013 MARTINS FERRY — Following Wednesday night’s heartbreaking loss to Bridgeport, the St. Clairsville girls’ basketball team could’ve responded in two ways. more »»

Girls' Basketball: Union Local 55, Martins Ferry 26

December 17, 2013 MORRISTOWN — The tone was set early Monday evening. Union Local scored the first nine points of the game and never looked back en route to cruising to a 55-26 victory against Martins Ferry. more »»

Boys' Basketball: Martins Ferry 79, Buckeye Local 40

December 13, 2013 MARTINS FERRY —Robert Vargo scored 21 points to lead Martins Ferry to a victory. Teammate James Edwards tossed in 12. Brennan Czuchran had a team-best 12 points to lead Buckeye Local. more »»

Devils Top Riders In Season Opener

December 11, 2013 By SETH STASKEY For The Intelligencer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The last time St. more »»

Girls' Basketball: Barnesville Wins Third Straight

December 8, 2013 BARNESVILLE —When Jamie Carpenter’s Baresville girls fell to 0-2 earlier this season, he had some harsh words for his squad. more »»

Ferry Runs Into Buzzsaw Named Wheelersburg

November 17, 2013 HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — No comeback this time, only Miller time. Martins Ferry had made a habit of falling behind and then staging dramatic rally after dramatic rally to pull out victory after victory. more »»

Football Lookahead: Resilient Riders Take on Wheelersburg

November 14, 2013 MARTINS FERRY — It’s no secret that the further a team advances in the postseason, the tougher the competition gets. more »»

Football: Big Fourth Quarter Lifts Martins Ferry

November 10, 2013 MARTINS FERRY — Comeback wins have become a way of life for Martins Ferry. The Purple Riders needed a special one Saturday night to stay alive in the postseason at the Dave Bruney Football Complex. more »»

Impressed Bruney Says Don’t Be Fooled by Westfall’s .500 Record

November 7, 2013 Martins Ferry thought it had a playoff-caliber team in 2012, but injuries kept the Purple Riders out of the postseason. more »»

Football: SPARKY Resides in Ferry

November 3, 2013 BELLAIRE — A pair of playoff-bound football teams met for the 108th time Saturday afternoon at soggy and windy Nelson Field. more »»

Football Lookahead: Streaking Teams Meet in Bellaire for SPARKY

October 31, 2013 Saying there’s a lot on the line in this year’s Bellaire vs. Martins Ferry game might be the understatement of the season. more »»

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