High School Sports

PREP ROUNDUP: Magnolia’s Season Comes to an End in Baseball

ELLENBORO — Magnoliaís season came to an end in baseball as it fell to Ritchie County 2-0 in the West Virginia Class A Region One, Section Two championship game. The Rebels scored all 10 of their runs in the second and third inning en route to a victory. Ritchie County will face off ...

Barnesville Shamrocks Back on Track With Victory Against Fort Frye

BARNESVILLE — The Barnesville Shamrocks’ baseball ship is officially righted. The late-season swoon that saw them lose five of six entering the tournament is officially in the past. Since the Shamrocks opened sectional play on Saturday, Coach D.J. Butler’s team has looked much like ...

Edison Bests Buckeye Local in 12th Inning in Baseball Tournament

RICHMOND — With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 12th inning, senior Andrew Kinney gave Coach Mike Collopy a look as he approached the plate. The veteran Edison baseball coach had a good feeling in that moment, and it proved to be right. Kinney dropped a hit into the ...

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 ...