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“From My View” for December 2

In continuing with some of the best high school basketball games the past few years, I’ve come up with a couple Paden City classics. The Wildcats had several heart-stopping ball games in 2015, but none as thrilling as the home loss against Wheeling Central, which came on a last second heave ...

Magnolia High School Boys Soccer a Success

Amidst a pandemic, a Presidential Election year and a hectic everyday life there are positive things for us to enjoy. In June and July, no one knew whether or not there would be a high school soccer season. Not only did we play soccer but the Magnolia Boys Soccer team enjoyed the best ...

“From My View” for 11/18

We don’t know for sure yet if there will be a winter sports season in the local area for 2020-2021, so as we find out information we will let our readers know. As a part-time sports writer, I don’t have as much time as I would have if I was still working full time. So If we get to have ...

From My View for 11/11

Listening to my new minister Paul Pryor during our Wednesday evening bible classes the last several weeks, as he taught about tomorrow, got me a thinking about a lot of different things. Not only about my church faith, but, to my sports writing too. Trusting in our God is better than ...

Magnolia 2020 Boys Soccer a Success

Amidst a pandemic, a Presidential Election year and a hectic everyday life there are positive things for us to enjoy. In June & July no one knew whether or not there would be a high school soccer season. Not only did we play soccer but the Magnolia Boys Soccer team enjoyed the best season ...

Volleyball Teams Forced to End Seasons

Two ultra successful volleyball programs located about five miles apart in Wetzel County had their seasons cut short on Wednesday, October 4, following a message from Superintendent of Schools Ed Toman who at the time was positive for COVID-19 and in quarantine. Paden City which sports a ...

Paden City holds Homecoming

While there was no big football game or large homecoming crowd, Paden City High School recently held their annual homecoming festivities with several girls making up the court and senior Maggi Still being crowned 2020 Homecoming Queen. The event was held outdoors on Berger Field with social ...

Shadyside Routs River In Semi-Finals 42-9

The battle in the Ohio Division VII, Region 27, semi-finals at Flannery Field, October 30th, between the host River Pilots and Shadyside Tigers was billed to be a dog fight for the right to play in the OHSAA Championship game next week. The two teams met on the same turf in week six with the ...

From My View for 11/4

Here we go again, we just can’t catch a break here in the area sporting events. With volleyball sectionals trying to get started this week, It’s my hope they do, or we could have two of the best teams in the state in Magnolia and Paden City who won’t get to partipate. It was so awesome ...

Valley High School Holds Homecoming

Valley High School Celebrated Homecoming recently with McKinlee Yoho being named Homecoming Queen. The Homecoming Court for 2020 is senior Karley Dailey, senior Rylee Fluharty, senior Keirston Wade, senior Queen McKinlee Yoho, freshman Lila Palmer, sophomore Bella Wyatt, junior Miriam Kinczel.