High School Sports

PREP ROUNDUP: Magnolia Eliminates St. Marys in Sectional Baseball Action

ST. MARYS — Caden Cisar delivered what proved to be the game-winning hit in the eighth inning to lift Magnolia over St. Marys, 8-7, in eight innings in a Class A Region One, Section Two elimination game Tuesday. Cisar accounted for two hits and three RBI and Jake Gamble provided two ...

Fort Frye’s Kyle Huck Named OVAC Coach of the Year

WHEELING — Fort Frye has long been known as a basketball school. Eric Huck, however, is changing the sports landscape in Beverly. Huck has been in charge of the Cadets’ football program for 11 years now. During that time, Fort Frye’s football fortunes have risen dramatically. The 2018 ...

Toronto Softball Bows Out In Eastern District Semis

CARROLLTON — Errorless defense and a strong pitching performance from Jamie Anderson normally is a positive for the Toronto softball team. The Red Knights simply ran into a red-hot Tuscarawas Central Catholic squad Monday, looking for its first regional trip in school history. They also had ...

Magnolia’s Koontz Earns Spot In National Archery Tourney

WHEELING — Magnolia’s Jacob Koontz might only be a freshman but he has nerves of steel. The Blue Eagles sharpshooter was not rattled by pressure in the 2019 NASP Eastern Nationals on Saturday in Louisville, Ky., as he became the only local archer to earn a spot in the NASP National ...

Barnesville Baseball Shuts Out Bellaire in Sectional Opener

BARNESVILLE — Since falling in the OVAC Class 3A championship game to Linsly last month, the Barnesville Shamrocks have been in quite the tailspin. Saturday afternoon, however, a new season — the OHSAA tournament — got under way and Coach D.J. Butler’s team — though not perfect by ...

Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Coach of Year Nominees Announced

WHEELING — All of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference championships for the 2018-19 school year have been dispersed. However, one more big award remains The OVAC Coach of the Year will be presented Monday evening during the annual OVAC Banquet of Champions at WesBanco Arena in ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Edison Baseball Ousts Newcomerstown

RICHMOND — Edison used a five-run third to take down Newcomerstown 7-1 in Division III Eastern District action on Saturday. Conrad Gump paced the Wildcats with two hits and three RBI. Ryan Higgs supplied two hits and Anthony Sinicropi provided a hit and a RBI. George Ash also tallied a ...

St. Clairsville Track and Field Team Sweep Shamrock Relays

BARNESVILLE — St. Clairsville made a clean sweep as both the boys and girls track teams secured a victory at the Shamrock Relays. The track and field postseason opens for Division III on Tuesday at Red Devil Stadium, while Division II schools compete in the district Thursday and ...

Strong Northern Panhandle Contingent Qualifies in Class A Track

ST. MARYS — The WVSSAC Region One Track and Field Championships took place Thursday for Class A and there are many local state qualifiers. Magnolia earned runner-up honors in both boys and girls’ events, while Ritchie County won the regional crowns in both. Wheeling Central’s Kenadee ...

John Marshall Lacrosse Standout Sara Woods Headed to Muskingum

John Marshall lacrosse standout Sara Woods recently signed her letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic careers at Muskingum University. Woods was heavily recruiting before signing on with the Fighting Muskies. Her versatility made her a wanted commodity. She has played ...

27th Annual Barnesville WesBanco Shamrock Relays are Saturday

The 27th annual Barnesville WesBanco Shamrock Relays will take place Saturday at Barnesville High School. The meet will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the field events, before the running events get going at 10:30 a.m. Getting ready for the event is the Barnesville track team of front row, from ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Magnolia Ousts Paden City, 12-2, in Sectional Baseball Action

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Jake Gamble dished out two singles, one double and plated four runs to lead the offensive attack as Magnolia defeated Paden City, 12-2 Thursday in a West Virginia Class A Region One, Section Two matchup. The Blue Eagles (9-16) will play at St. Marys at 5 p.m. today. ...