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Madonna Comeback Takes Down Blue Eagles Boys

Homestanding Magnolia let one slip away on Thursday night in New Martinsville as the Blue Eagles lost an 18 point lead in the first quarter to fall 66-56 to visiting Weirton Madonna. The home team came out hot and scoring 24 first quarter points while limiting the Blue Dons to nine with a good ...

Eagles Crush Lumberjacks

It was only fitting that on the day he signed with Penn State Fayette Magnolia senior Big Man Gavin Postlethwait would have a big game with 23 points. As he lead four Blue Eagles in double figures in a game that was really never in doubt as they welcomed the Valley Lumberjacks to Magnolia on ...

Winters Becomes All-Time Career Scoring Leader on Senior Night

The Magnolia Blue Eagles played host to Wheeling Central Maroon Knights on Thursday evening April 8, 2021 and honored their two seniors, Mady Winters and Lenieca Grimm. The Blue Eagles posted a 61-49 victory over the Knights. Magnolia senior Mady Winters reached two huge career milestones in ...

Mady Winters Named Athlete of Week

The Wetzel Chronicle Athlete of the week for April 14, 2021 is Magnolia Senior three sports star Mady Winters. Winters had an exceptional week of basketball capped off by her performance against Wheeling Central on Thursday night in New Martinsville. Behind her big night the Blue Eagles ...

Paden City Wildcats Fall to Number 10 Cameron

Despite a game high 28 points from Paden City sophomore guard Joel Moore, the visiting Cameron Dragons ranked 10th in the state in Class A got a 27 point win 65-38 on Thursday night. Moore was on his game for the Cats who was playing without three regulars. He knocked in 11 of 21 from the ...

Paden City’s Moore Named Athlete of the Week

The Wetzel Chronicle Athlete of the Week for April 7, 2021 is Paden City sophomore guard Joel Moore. Moore a slick ball handling hard nose player can flat out play. He is one of the best shots in the county and his stop and go moves make him a tough match uop for any defender. Moore has ...

The Press Box: Baseball is Back

For the first time in a really long time, things are feeling a little like normal around here. And much of that normalcy for me is because high school baseball is back! It is that time of year. The time where we once more breathe in the smell of freshly cut green grass, and we hear the sound of ...

Paden City Boys Lose to Madonna

The Paden City Wildcats on Thursday evening April 8, 2021 hosted the Weirton Madonna Blue Dons on senior night at Bob Burton Gymnasium and suffered a 69-45 defeat to the visitors. Madonna jumped out to a big lead of 23-7 after one quarter and extended it to 40-14 going into the locker room at ...

Valley Girls No Match for High Scoring Calhoun

The Valley girls traveled to Calhoun County Thursday evening, April 1, 2021 to battle the high scoring Red Devils. The Jills were coming off a big rivalry win of Hundred but were over matched by talented Calhoun and were routed 81-38. Coach Kasey Sapp’s squad had no answers for the hosts. ...

Cameron Downs Valley Boys

Cameron the number five ranked team in Class A in West Virginia had its hands full in Pine Grove against the Lumberjacks on Monday April 5, but ended up going home with a 55-43 victory. Cameron held a slim one point advantage at the half and stretched the lead to four after three periods ...