Belpre defeats Meigs in season opener, 69-47
BELPRE, Ohio (WTAP) - The Belpre Golden Eagles girls basketball team got off to a 1-0 start on Monday night, in the first game for new head coach Regina Leftwich, as they took down the Meigs Lady Marauders 69-47 at home. Julia Way and Gracie Bills led the way for...
Four Big Reds named 1st team All-MSAC
PARKERSBURG — A quartet of Parkersburg High School senior football players were named to the All-Mountain State Athletic Conference first team. The Big Reds of second-year head coach Matt Kimes, who finished 7-5, advanced to the state quarterfinals before falling at Princeton. PHS landed signal-caller David Parsons, tight end...
Warren holds off Athens 46-33 in season opener
VINCENT, Ohio (WTAP) - The Warren Lady Warriors basketball team struggled early but bounced back to win a defensive effort over the Lady Bulldogs of Athens 46-33 in their season opener. In the second season under coach Brad Venham, the Warriors contributions from young players and veterans. Freshman Aubrey Pepper...
Warren girls take opener behind freshman’s debut
VINCENT – Making your first appearance in a varsity basketball game can give a big case of the jitters to even the best of high school basketball players. Those first game jitters didn’t seem to bother Warren freshman Aubrey Pepper one single bit Monday evening as she led the Warriors to a 46-33 win over the visiting Athens Lady Bulldogs in the season opener for both teams.
Academic Achiever: Reagan Parsons
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Parkersburg South senior Reagan Parsons boasts a 4.0 grade point average. Parsons credited her parents for prioritizing academics. “My parents would always joke around about it because my brother was not so serious about it. He always wanted to get good grades, but they always told me I was the better academic child, and I always took it serious with them.”
Local Scores 11/28
The Lady Dawgs fall to 1-1 on the season. They will play Philo on Saturday at 12:30.
Marietta girls beat Martins Ferry in home opener
Still in recovery mode after incredibly successful seasons of both soccer and volleyball in the fall the Marietta Tiger girls basketball team showed a little rust for the better part of three quarters in Tuesday night’s home opener against Martins Ferry. The Tigers shook off that rust and found...
Inconsistency foils West M in loss to Fort Frye
FALLS TOWNSHIP — Josh Middleton wanted to challenge his young West Muskingum squad out of the gate. The Tornadoes responded in the season opener, overcoming an eight-point, first-quarter deficit to edge Strasburg, 44-42, last week. Unfortunately, they couldn't replicate that rally on Tuesday, falling behind 11-6 after one quarter...
Morgan pulls away against Waterford 66-60 in foundation game
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Waterford Wildcats opened up their season at home in a foundation game against the Morgan Raiders where they fell 66-60 on Tuesday night. The Wildcats are coming off a season where they finished with a record of 14-10. Jarrett Armstrong and Alec Johnson put up 17 points each in the loss.
Federal Hocking makes statement in home opener with 22-point victory over Nelsonville-York
STEWART - There’s coming out of the gates roaring, and then there’s whatever Federal Hocking girls basketball is doing right now. Following a lopsided 53-point victory over Miller last week to tip off the season, the Lancers (2-0) carried over that tremendous momentum with a statement victory over Nelsonville-York (0-1) on Monday night. Going up against the Tri-Valley Conference-Ohio champions from a year before with one of the better athletes in the area still on the roster, the Lancers controlled the pace of the game...
West Virginia High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Wood County Today - November 27
We have high school basketball action in Wood County, West Virginia today, and information on how to watch these games is available in this article. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Wood County, West Virginia...
High School Football Semifinals Results: Williamstown, Fairmont Senior, and Princeton Secure Wins
• The semifinals of the 2023 high school football playoffs are taking place. • In the A division, Williamstown defeated Tucker County with a score of 45-8. • Fairmont Senior won against Independence with a score of 42-21 in the AA division.
Federal Hocking girls basketball cruises to 53-point win in season opener
CORNING — With a revamped roster and rising expectations within the program, Federal Hocking girls basketball came out and made a statement on the opening night of the season with an utterly dominant 71-18 win over Miller on the road. Suffocating the Falcons (0-1) all night, the Lancers (1-0) grabbed 24 steals on the night with Brenlee Cottrill and Jaylee Orsborne each tallying seven respectively. Three different athletes reached double-digits on the scoreboard for the Lancers with Cottrill leading the charge with 25 points in...
Williamstown handles Tucker County 45-8 for third straight spot in Super Six
PARSONS, W.Va. — Class A No. 3 Williamstown had its way against No. 2 Tucker County in a 45-8 victory during Friday’s semifinal at R.H. Armstrong Memorial Stadium. The win sends the defending state champion Yellowjackets to Wheeling Island Stadium for next week’s Super Six, which will mark Williamstown’s third consecutive appearance in a state title game.
Rinse and repeat: ’Jackets to state
PARSONS, W.Va. — It was a muddy one Friday evening when the Yellowjackets traveled to Parsons to take on Tucker County. Despite a slow start, Williamstown would go on to win in convincing fashion by a score of 45-8. This marks Williamstown’s third title game appearance in three years. Yellowjacket coach Chris Beck said that, “To get there three times is a testament to these seniors. A special group of kids. I’ve said from the outset, they have a chance to be remembered as the best class to come through our program, and we’re a step closer to that. All the credit goes to them, and our community should be incredibly proud of them.”
Turkey Trot runners pound the pavement for prize
PARKERSBURG — Approximately 3,000 people participated in the 45th annual Turkey Trot three-mile race Thursday morning at Parkersburg City Park. “About 2,500 pre-registered for the race, but more show up the day of,” said Sharon Marks, race director. Dorsey Cheuvront, owner of the On the Run and Walk,...
Erin Carmicle signs with Duquesne for Rowing
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Parkersburg South High School senior Erin Carmicle will be heading to Pittsburgh for the next four years, as she made the decision to continue her career in Crew at Duquesne University, a Division I program. Erin says the team atmosphere when she visited the campus was...
SportsZone Football Playoff Highlights: Williamstown @ Tucker County
PARSONS, W.Va. (WBOY) — The Tucker County Mountain Lions were officially eliminated from the playoffs on Friday in a 45-8 semifinal loss to the Williamstown Yellow Jackets.
Circleville Logan Elm scores fast, scores a lot to dismiss Washington Court House Washington
Circleville Logan Elm left no doubt in recording a 57-38 win over Washington Court House Washington in an Ohio girls basketball matchup on Nov. 28. Last season, Washington Court House Washington and Circleville Logan Elm squared off on Dec. 14, 2021 at Circleville Logan Elm High School. Check out our...
Williamstown High School – Boys’ Basketball, 1946
A 1946 photograph of the boys’ basketball team of Williamstown High School, Williamstown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Front Row: Andrew “Sonny” Barkos; George Adams; Edwin Underkoffler; Russel Hay; Larry Byerly; Dave Bowerman. Back Row: Charles “Doc” Evitts, coach; Bob Lewis; Donald McCready; Bob Kaster; Charles Evitts Jr.; John...