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High School Sports

John Marshall’s Colton Asbury Defying All Odds

MOUNDSVILLE — John Marshall senior swimmer Colton Asbury has already proven he is a warrior — but he’s just getting started. When he was 7 years old, Asbury was diagnosed with Corneal Dystrophy, an eye disorder which has worsened over the years making things very hard for him to ...

Wheeling Park Boys Get Past Hurricane, 61-51

WHEELING — When it comes to basketball, even the fair weather fans know that the sport is a game of runs. That certainly showed during Wheeling Park’s battle against Hurricane on Friday night. The Patriots ended the first half on a 11-0 run over the last four minutes. However the Redskins ...

Linsly Girls Complete Perfect Season, Edge John Marshall

GLEN DALE — The love between player and coach was on full display on Friday night. With Linsly head coach Rebecca Upton unable to attend the season finale, her Cadets played for her in earning a 48-44 victory over host John Marshall to complete the perfect 12-0 season. It’s the second ...

Region One Swim Championships Take Place Saturday

WELLSBURG — Once upon a time, it felt as if the winter sports season would never arrive. Now, it’s flown by and West Virginia’s best swimmers are down to the final two meets of the year. At 11 a.m. on Saturday, the Region One Swim Championship will take place at Brooke High School, with ...

Tickets on Sale for 74th Victory Awards Dinner

By DOUG HUFF W. Va. Sports Writers Association WHEELING — Tickets for the 74th annual Victory Awards Dinner are now on sale. The nation’s oldest statewide sports fete is sponsored by the West Virginia Sports Association and recognizes the state’s top sports achievers and ...

St. Marys Takes Down Magnolia in Boys Basketball

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Gavin Postlethwait was strong again for Magnolia, dropping in 14 points in a 49-34 loss to St. Marys on Friday night. Trevor Williamson was also impressive in defeat with 11 points and three 3-pointers. BASEBALL Indian Creek 6, Edison 2 WINTERSVILLE — Aiden ...

West Virginia High School Wrestling Regionals Get Started Today

MOUNDSVILLE — The ‘Road to Huntington’ begins for W.Va. wrestlers in Region One this weekend at two different sites in the Mountain State. The Class A/AA event, which is held at the Fairmont Fieldhouse, gets started tonight and continues through Saturday, while the Class AAA tournament ...

Mady Winters Sets Magnolia Girls’ Scoring Mark

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Mady Winters will remember Thursday night for the rest of her life. Not only was she able to celebrate her Senior Night with her teammates, she also secured two important milestones. Going into Thursday’s game against Wheeling Central, she needed two rebounds to reach ...

Brooke Girls Cancel Season Due to COVID

Just when it felt like high school sports in West Virginia would make it through a limited winter season, COVID-19 turned its ugly head and is affecting teams in the Northern Panhandle. Three teams currently are feeling the effects, with two uncertain about the future. First, the Brooke ...

Linsly Girls Stay Perfect with 11-0 Record

NEW CUMBERLAND — Carleigh Grimm netted 16 points, Molly Heron tallied 15 and Brinley Steen dropped in 14 as the Cadets moved to 11-0 on the season with a 56-45 victory over Oak Glen on Thursday. Reece Enochs paced the Bears with 18 points. Parkersburg South 57 John Marshall ...

Triadelphia Girls Win PAC 8 Championship

WHEELING — The future of the Wheeling Park and Cameron girls’ basketball teams were showcased on Wednesday night in the PAC 8 Championship at Sherrard Middle School. LaLa Woods turned in a game-high 22 points as Triadelphia’s eighth grade team won the PAC 8 title for the fifth straight ...

Dennis Hurls River Past Unbeaten Shadyside

SHADYSIDE — Carter Dennis is an all-Ohio football player three times over. The River High senior is also a gem on the baseball diamond. Dennis turned in a sharp route-going mound effort Wednesday, handing Shadyside its initial loss of the season by a 5-3 count. The gritty righthander ...

Magnolia Boys Set Tone Early in Downing John Marshall

MOUNDSVILLE — The Magnolia boys basketball team set the tone early on both sides of the ball during Tuesday’s game against John Marshall. The Blue Eagles scored the first 10 points of the contest while also holding the Monarchs without a field goal until about 15 seconds left in the first ...

Garrison Scores 36 in Wheeling Park Girls Triumph

By JOSH HUGHES For The Intelligencer PARKERSBURG —When it mattered most, Class AAAA’s No. 3 Wheeling Park Patriots showed why that ranking mattered. However, Parkersburg South did its best to make the visitors as uncomfortable as possible during Tuesday night’s 74-55 Wheeling Park ...