Battle of the Titans: GW takes on Parkersburg
Catch the thrilling face-off between GW and Parkersburg in this exciting video. Experience the adrenaline rush as the two teams battle it out on the field. Don't miss out on the action, suspense, and unforgettable moments. Tune in now!
Annual Jim Kessel Invitational at Parkersburg High School
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Saturday was a busy day for about 10 high school marching bands in W. Va. as they performed in two competitions around Parkersburg. In the afternoon, several bands went across town where they warmed up for their second competition at Parkersburg High School. The annual Jim...
Annual Disabled American Veteran Golf Scramble
BELPRE, Ohio. (WTAP) - Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 52 held their second annual Veterans Mobility Golf Scramble on Saturday, Sept. 30. The event took place at the Oxbow Golf Course. Participants had the chance to win a new vehicle, a fifty-fifty drawing, and a cash payout for the top...
Visiting Marietta hands John Glenn tough loss in battle of nine win soccer squads
NEW CONCORD −A pair of nine-win teams did battle in non-league boys soccer action Saturday afternoon with 9-2-1 John Glenn playing host to Marietta, who entered with a 9-1-1 mark. Following 80 minutes of intense, hard-fought action, it was the visiting Tigers who collected a hard-fought 2-1 victory over...
This is Home: Father-son duo gets inducted into the PHS Hall of Fame
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Matt and Mark McCullough of Parkersburg High school achieved the great accomplishment of being inducted into the PHS Hall of Fame. But for the McCullough’s this accomplishment meant just a little more. They were inducted on the same day as a father-son duo. “It’s something...
Parkersburg comes up short vs. George Washington, 22-11
PARKERSBURG — In a battle of ranked Class AAA Mountain State Athletic Conference programs here Friday night at Stadium Field, No. 17 George Washington spoiled homecoming for No. 6 Parkersburg as the Patriots doubled up the Big Reds, 22-11. Parkersburg, which had a 16-12 edge in first downs and a 356-266 advantage in total yards, hurt itself with three turnovers.
Big Reds prevent comeback in 3-2 win over Buck-Ups
PARKERSBURG — On Saturday afternoon at Stadium Field, the Big Reds girls soccer team took on Buckhannon-Upshur and claimed a 3-2 win. Parkersburg started the scoring early with a goal in the 7th minute from Camille Tatterson off of an assist by Chloe Gribble. It did not take long for the Big Reds to strike again. This time, the goal came from Claire Tatterson in the 13th minute, which put Parkersburg up 2-0. Claire Tatterson also made some key contributions on defense, chief among them a save on a shot on goal in which Big Red goalie Kayleigh Rexroad was out of position because she dove after the first kick of the ball. In the final minutes of the first half, neither team was able to get anything going offensively, as both squads were playing quality defense. It became a battle of the throw-ins. Parkersburg went into the half up 2-0.
Lynken Joy steps in at QB, lifts Williamstown past St. Marys 12-8
ST. MARYS — In a battle of unbeatens, Williamstown defeated St. Marys 12-8 by putting up 12 unanswered in the second half. St. Marys received the opening kickoff and quickly drove into Yellowjacket territory. The Blue Devils looked primed to score until a costly fumble was recovered by William Sites of Williamstown. On the ensuing possession, the Yellowjackets were marching down the field only to get behind schedule thanks to a fumble that they were able to recover. On fourth and 13 at the 14-yard line, excellent pass coverage from the Blue Devils forced the turnover on downs.
Student Athlete of the Week: Jack Mills
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Jack Mills is a senior cross country runner for the Parkersburg Big Reds. Jack takes pride in being a student first and an athlete second, but strives to be the best he can be in both areas. “My definition of a student athlete is probably a...
PHS, South compete in volleyball quad
PARKERSBURG — It was a showdown for Class AAA, Region IV, Section 2 home-court advantage here Saturday morning inside Parkersburg South’s Rod Oldham Athletic Center during a volleyball quad between Hurricane, Ripley, Parkersburg and the host Patriots. When the matches finally concluded, it was first-year Hurricane head coach...
Miscues plague Warren in loss to John Marshall
VINCENT — Warren’s offense moved the ball well for most of Saturday’s game against John Marshall, but three turnovers inside the red zone proved costly as the Monarchs rallied for a 31-20 win. Warren led 20-17 early in the fourth quarter and was threatening to go up...
Interview with Coach VanderWal
Basketball season is right around the corner, and for the Marietta Pioneers Men’s basketball team they are looking for a successful performance heading into the 2023-24 season. Head Coach Jon VanderWal is heading into his 17th season as the Pioneers head coach, and his expectations for the team are high heading into the season.
Football Drops OAC and Homecoming Game to Marietta
BEREA, Ohio – The Baldwin Wallace University football team falls to Marietta College in an Ohio Athletic Conference game by a final score of 42-21 on the Tressel Field inside the George Finnie Stadium. BW (2-3, 2-2 OAC) falls to 38-8 in the all-time series with Marietta (3-1, 2-1).
2023 Football Frenzy Week 7 Recap
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - We have entered the final half of the season in Mid-Ohio Valley high school football, as teams are starting to separate themselves as playoff contenders. It was a top three match up in Class A at Bill Hanlin Stadium, as the St. Marys Blue Devils were...
Parkersburg girls fall to Charleston Catholic, 4-0
CHARLESTON — Charleston Catholic’s girls soccer team isn’t usually intimidated by competition from a higher classification. That remained the case on Thursday as the four-time defending Class AA-A champions downed Class AAA Parkersburg 5-0 at Schoenbaum Soccer Stadium. Four goals in the first half were all the...
Glouster Trimble shuts out Belpre
Defense dominated as Glouster Trimble pitched a 40-0 shutout of Belpre during this Ohio football game on Sept. 29. Glouster Trimble jumped in front of Belpre 7-0 to begin the second quarter. The Tomcats opened an enormous 20-0 gap over the Golden Eagles at halftime. Glouster Trimble stormed to a...
Cadets upset Tigers in five-set thriller
BEVERLY — Fort Frye first-year head volleyball coach Amanda Duskey has been waiting for her Cadets to put it all together on the floor. That’s exactly what happened here Thursday night as Fort Frye rallied from a 2-1 deficit to stun Marietta head coach Ron Kidder’s Tigers 25-21, 11-25, 26-28, 25-22 and 15-10.
West Virginia High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Wood County This Week
We have 2023 high school football competition in Wood County, West Virginia this week, and the inside scoop on how to watch these games is available right here. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Other...
Women’s Soccer Stings Marietta to Open Conference Schedule
BEREA, Ohio – The Baldwin Wallace University women's soccer team defeated Marietta College 3-0 in this season's Ohio Athletic Conference opener on Tressel Field inside George Finnie Stadium. BW Leaders (5-4-1, 1-0 OAC) Junior All-OAC defender Ella Barth (Highland/Mayfield) scored her second goal of the season. Sophomore forward Sydni...
’Jackets visit Devils in battle of unbeatens
ST. MARYS — For good reason, the number 32 sticks with Williamstown football coach Chris Beck. In no way does he consider it any type of magic number. Rather, the two digits refer to the total of missed tackles by Yellowjacket defenders during last week’s 22-19 win over Marietta.