Ritchie County, WV

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Doddridge County boys hold off Ritchie County for 3-peat at W. Va. Class A track

CHARLESTON — The Class A boys state track championship came down to one event Saturday at Laidley Field. Ritchie County held a 78-76 lead over Doddridge County going into the 4×400 relay. Thanks in part to an incredible effort from anchor Leo Stinespring, the Bulldogs nipped St. Marys by three-tenths of a second to finish first and earn 10 points in the event. The Rebels came in fifth for two points, allowing Doddridge to jump them and win the state title 86-80.
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Williamstown girls capture third consecutive state track title

CHARLESTON — The Williamstown girls won their third straight title, Ritchie County’s Olivia Cress repeated as high-point champion and Abby McDonough cleared 10 feet to defend her pole vault crown for runner-up Doddridge County here Saturday at Laidley Field during the Class A state track meet. Cress, who...

Doddridge County boys win Class A title, girls claim 2nd

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — Every season, the Doddridge County Bulldogs and Ritchie County Rebels track & field teams battle head-to-head in the Bronze Shoe Invitational. On Friday and Saturday in Charleston, their boys teams tussled for the gold. It was decided by the final event, too, as Doddridge...

Three Ritchie County athletes sign to West Liberty

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Ritchie County’s J.D. Henderson, Lillie Law and Zoe Butcher signed to play at West Liberty. Henderson and Butcher will both be joining the Track & Field team for high jump, and will be tying their athletic careers with the Rebels at the state track meet.
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Williamstown girls blow away regional field

ST. MARYS — Numerous Class A, Region I track records went by the wayside Friday evening at Bill Hanlin Stadium. Ritchie County’s Olivia Cress scored 40 points and broke regional marks in the 300 hurdles (46.39) and the high jump (5-7) while also besting the field in the 100 hurdles (15.50) and the long jump (17-4.75) en route to helping the Rebels to 101 points, but well behind champion Williamstown’s 200.

Ritchie County posts four-run fifth inning to defeat St. Marys

ELLENBORO, W.Va (WDTV) - St. Marys and Ritchie County each scored a run in the first inning of Thursday’s sectional contest before entering a four-inning stalemate. The Rebels were the first to come alive again in the fifth inning, scoring four runs off of back-to-back at-bats. Ritchie County’s Garrett...
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Prep roundup: St. Marys softball claims sectional title

ST. MARYS — St. Marys softball coach Lacy Riggs watched her team rally from an early 3-0 deficit to claim a 6-4 victory over Ritchie County in Tuesday’s Class A sectional championship game. The Rebels plated three runs in the top of the second inning to go up...

Rebels down Titans with big-time effort

MORGANTOWN, W.Va – Gilmer County traveled to Ritchie County in Class A baseball action. Tatam Elliott came on in relief for the Rebels in the top of the fourth and rung up a strikeout as part of a strong outing with Ritchie leading, 3-2. They added to that lead in the bottom half. Isaiah Lambert […]