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Jets Nip the Blue Eagles 26-23

The Magnolia Blue Eagles hosted the high-powered Union Local Jets on Friday evening at Alumni Field-Bill Stewart Memorial Stadium losing a 26-23 heartbreaker to the now 5-1 Jets. The Eagles drop to 1-3 on the season. The Eagles received the opening kickoff and returned it to midfield to start ...

River Routs Belpre

The River Pilots on Friday evening October 1, 2021, celebrated homecoming in a rout of visiting Belpre at Martin Flannery Field, winning 58-12. Talented sophomore quarterback Kabel Isaly tossed four TD’s in the Pilots victory. Senior Brody Longwell had a huge night as well with a 45-yard TD ...

Paden City Football gets second win

The Wildcats improved to 2-2 on the season with a lopsided 55-0 win over the Hornets on Friday, September 24, at Cosgray field in Hundred. The Cats showed complete dominance over the winless Hornets as they took control early and jumped out to a 42-0 halftime lead and added 13 more in the ...

Long Drain School Football on a roll

Look out in a couple years, Long Drain Middle school is preparing to turn Hundred into a football powerhouse. The Middle School Hornets have some sting in their arsenal and opposing teams are feeling it. In their last two games they have picked up wins over Bridgeport, Ohio 14-0 and Clay ...

The Press Box: Rookie Year

I’ve got a couple anniversaries coming up. I have been covering sports for the paper for almost a year now, and my wife and I were married here in Sistersville 45 years ago in November. Yes, the second deserves more than a mention in the paper, but we never had the opportunity to live in the ...

Paden City falls to Ritchie County in Straight sets

Visiting Ritchie County made short work of Paden City on Tuesday, September 29, at Bob Burton Gymnasium as they claimed the win in three straight sets 25-22, 25-9, and 25-10, to drop the Wildcats to drop the Wildcats to 4-12 on the season. Paden City played well in set one, but the talented ...

Lumberjills Go 2-2 On The Week

Valley fell to Magnolia on Monday night, September 17, on the Blue Eagles floor in straight sets 25-10, 25-12, amd 25-14. However they managed to have some bright spots as their serving continued to be their strong point. Leading the way for the Jills was Savannah Derico who served up seven ...

Derby and Kuhn lead Lumberjacks over Beallsville

Visiting Valley High School came into Friday nights game at Beallsville looking for their first win on the season and didn’t disappoint as they made the cross river trip worthwhile downing the Blue Devils 38-16 for an impressive win. The Lumber jack reached paydirt first as they scored on ...

Magnolia Volleyball Take Down Madonna At Home

Homestanding Magnolia got a big win over Madonna on Thursday, September 30 in New Martinsville as the Blue Eagles flew by the Blu Dons to take the match in for sets. Madonna came out hot and captured set number one 19-25, but the Blue regrouped and won the next three sets 25-13, 25-17, and ...

Linsly Takes Down The River Pilots In Three Straight

The Cadets of Linsly traveked to Hannibal on Wednesday, September 29, for girls volleyball action and went back up the river with a straight set victory winning 25-11,25-10, and 25-16. For the Pilots Rilyn Haught had five kills, two points and six digs. Also for the Pilots Hannah Raper had ...