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Warren wins big over River Pilots

The River Pilots had to scramble to fill a COVID cancellation by Magnolia to pick up a team to play on Friday evening, September 10, 2021. Just so happened the Warren Local Warriors were in the same position with their opponent Logan having to cancel due to COVID, so the two teams decided to ...

Paden City Wildcats Fall In Straight Sets To Steubenville Central

Paden City hosted Steubenville Central in girls volleyball on Tuesday September 7, with the visitors overcoming the Cats in straight sets 25-15, 25-20, and 25-23. Paden City got off to a slow start in the first set, but soon warmed up to put up a good fight over the larger school and battle ...

The Press Box: Will Sports Be Shut Down in 2021?

With COVID once again raising its ugly head, everything is hanging by a tread and the 2021 sports season is in jeopardy. Last season we saw several area teams and athletes who had legitimate chances for state recognition lose out on the opportunity due to the virus. Let’s hope we can avoid ...

Hundred falls to 0-3

Hundred high school traveled to Beallsville, Ohio on Friday, Sept. 10, hoping to pick up win number one on the young season. The home standing Blue Devils had other ideas however as they sent the Hornets swarming home on the tail end of a 49-6 swatting. The Hornets managed to get their first ...

River Girls Finding Success

River Girls have busy week in cross country. Traveling to Shenandoah high school on Tuesday, September 7, the girls made their presence felt as the two teams combined the boys and girls together, Running in the JV race for River was Mallory Brake who came in as the first girl finisher in the ...

Chili Open Golf

The 3rd Annual Chili Open (a 4-person scramble) at Sistersville Country Club in Sistersville, West Virginia will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Registration will begin at 10 AM and a shotgun start at 11 AM. The event is open to the public! We are inviting area businesses to be sponsors ...

Valley Loses To Clay Battelle

The Lumberjacks made the trip to Blacksville on Friday night to take on the Cee Bees in high school football. Clay Battelle proved to be rude hosts as they manhandled the Lumberjacks on their way to a 49-8 victory. Valley fell to 0-3 with the loss while the Cee Bee’s moved to 2-1 on the ...

Magnolia falls to Wirt County to even record at 1-1

The Magnolia Blue Eagles traveled to Elizabeth on Friday evening September 3, 2021, to battle the powerful Wirt County Tigers. The homestanding Tigers returned several lettermen from last seasons play-off team. Both teams played tough defense with the home squad finding the end zone more often ...

Paden City Wildcats Roll to 58-0 Victory Over Hancock, Md.

First year coach Robert Price picked up his first win at the helm of the Wildcats with a thrashing of Hancock, Md squad 58-0, following a three-hour trip to Hancock on Friday evening September 3, 2021, to battle the host Panthers. Paden City who has been battling personal numbers for the past ...

The Press Box: Girl Power

Ladies account for 40% of all participants in sports, but somehow get a dismal 4% of sports media coverage. This fact is like a stone tossed into the muddy Middle Island Creek. Both produce ripples, and for female athletes everywhere it means they lose out on sponsors, fans and eventually ...