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‘Program Changing Win’ For John Marshall

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MOUNDSVILLE — John Marshall picked up what coach Justin Kropka called a “program changing” win Friday night, defeating Trimble 34-33 at Monarch Stadium. Sophomore kicker Connor Fitzpatrick kicked a 38-yard field goal at the end of regulation to tie the game 27-27 and force overtime. ...

Running Attack Lifts St. C. Over Linsly

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — When a game comes together upwards of 34 hours before it’s scheduled to be played, there certainly isn’t a lot of time to prepare. Basically teams and coaches go back to what’s worked well for them and simply see if the other team can stop it. As it pertains to St. ...

Shadyside Takes Down Central in the Trenches, 33-21

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WHEELING — In a marquee matchup of two premier teams in the Ohio Valley, Shadyside controlled the line of scrimmage, the clock and ultimately — the outcome. The Tigers ran for 264 yards and won the time of possession in the third quarter 10:13 to 1:47 and defeated Wheeling Central for the ...

Ferry Pockets First Win

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Taking twelve minutes to get untracked, Martins Ferry had no plans of stopping. With a stalwart defense that shut down an explosive Weir High offense and an offense that provided one thrill after another, the Purple Riders won their first with a 38-7 win over the Red Riders on a warm Friday ...

Rocks Roll Late

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BARNESVILLE — When a head coach challenges his team at halftime, there are two things that can happen. That team can either rise to the occasion or they just don’t. You can put Barnesville in the riser category. Trailing visiting River 21-20 after a back-and-forth first half, Barnesville ...

Jets Soar to 4-0 Start

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SARAHSVILLE — The Jets stay perfect, moving to 4-0 with a win over the Zeps. Quarterback Carter Blake put on a show, throwing for 144 yards and three touchdowns and runing for 80 more yards and another score. Hayden McCrate ran for 161 yards of his own, caught two passes for 61 yards and ...