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River Pilots Hold On, Beats Waterford 7-6

The River Pilots defense bent, but didn’t break in the Division VII, Region 27 second round Ohio Play-off against the Waterford Wildcats, and won 7-6 Friday night at Martin Flannery Field on a perfect football weather night. “Our defense kept bending, but never broke and on offense, we ...

Magnolia Spikes Cameron In Three Sets

Magnolia Lady Blue Eagles on October 5, at the Magnolia High School gym welcomed the Cameron Dragons. The Dragons were no match for the Lady Eagles losing 25-9, 25-5, and 25-5. The Eagles improve to 10-3 on the season. Two seniors reached a milestone in Coach Pam Chapman’s 30-year coaching ...

Senior Athletes Season Cut Short

It’s been a good while since my last column, and wanted to catch up a little before getting with the program. When the coronavirus took out our sports early 2020 I didn’t quite know what was going to happen. I felt miserable for all the 2020 seniors, especially the spring sports senior ...

Paden City Now 16-1 Defeats River In Three Sets

The powerful Paden City girl volleyball team beat the River Pilots on October 8, at the Bob Burton Gymnasium in three sets, 25-8, 25-9, and 25-7.. The Wildcats boost their record to 16-1 on the season. Coach Jennifer Yeaterás Lady Cats jumped out to a 15-3 lead on the Lady Pilots in first ...

Indians Scalp Blue Eagles, 53-22

The Berkeley Spring Indians broke open a 22-19 deficit midway through the fourth period out-scoring their hosts 34-0 to defeat Magnolia, 55-22 Oct. 9 inside Bill Stewart Stadium on Alumni Field. The Blue Eagles defense gave up a trio of long Berkeley Springs runs, but they would cough it up ...

Magnolia Soccer Teams Gets Best of Tyler Consolidated

Both the Magnolia girls and boys soccer team topped the Tyler Consolidated Silver Knights in high school soccer action. The Lady Eagles getting a late season start because of the corona-virus and limited numbers played well in all phases of the game in beating the Silver Knights 2-0 Oct. 7 on ...

Blue Eagles Win Over Valley on Senior Night

The Magnolia Blue Eagles Volleyball team on Senior Night, October 1, defeated the Valley Lumberjills in three sets to improve record to 8-3. The home team honored five seniors before the match. Wheeling University recruit, Mady Winters, Alyssa Kocher, Lenieca Grimm, Victoria Hood, and Shyanna ...

Eagles Routed By Seminoles

The Magnolia Blue Eagles on Friday, October 2, traveled to Woodsfield, OH., to battle the Monroe Central Seminoles. The visitors went into game riding momentum after defeating unbeaten Frontier the previous week. But the Eagles also were without the services of two key starters on both sides of ...

The Press Box For October 7

Will sports ever be the same as prior Covid-19? I don’t know the answer to that, but my quess right now is, “no never will be.” I remember growing up in the local area when you could get in a game of ball anytime of day, everyday of the year. There were empty lots in every town where ...

PC Defeats Ritchie County in Straight Sets

Paden City made the long trip over to Ritchie County on Thursday, October 1, and came back home with their 10th win against one defeat as they got a three set win 25-22, 25-18, and 25-13 as they tune up for the soon to be OVAC tournament. Leading the way for the high powered Wildcats were ...