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Paden City Boys Nipped at Doddridge

The Paden City Wildcats traveled to Doddridge County Thursday evening April 15, 2021 minus sophomore sharpshooter Joel Moore sidelined with an injury and lost a close battle to the Bulldogs 49-46. Ty Cain had a big game keeping the Cats in the contest throughout taking game high scoring ...

The Press Box: State Champions

The elusive state championship is something that every high school athlete sets as a goal as they begin their career. I know from playing high school football, baseball, and basketball, as well as college football, the ultimate is a title. Fortunately for some kids they reach that goal, some ...

Valley Girls Finish Season with Loss to Madonna

The Valley girls traveled to Weirton Tuesday evening, April 13, 2021 to battle the Madonna Blue Dons in the sectionals and lost by a 56-30 score to finish out the season. The Jills ended the season with a 3-12 record. “With all the adversity we have endured this season with injuries and ...

WVSSAC Region One A/AA Wrestling Tournament

Tyler Consolidated High School, Magnolia High School and Paden City High School Wrestling teams all traveled to Fairmont, West Virginia on Saturday, April 9th & 10th to compete in the WVSSAC Region One A/AA wrestling tournament at the Fairmont Senior Field House. All three schools came away ...

Magnolia Boys Falls in Season Opener

Monroe Central handed Magnolia a 12-2 defeat in the Blue Eagles season opener on Tuesday, April 13, in New Martinsville. The visitors from Ohio, used a home run, single and three RBI. from Wade Stoehr in the win. Magnolia received two singles from Kaleb Starkey and a hard hit double from ...

Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs

The 2021 Arnold Schoolcraft Memorial “Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs” Memorial sponsored by the Tyler Rod and Gun club and the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources will be held at Conway Lake, off Rt. 18, in Tyler County on April 24, 2021. The event is for children ages 1-15 and ...

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 ...