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River High School Gets Win Over Monroe Central

Homestanding River had little trouble finding the endzone on Friday night as they cruised past visiting Monroe Central y the scor eof 48-26 before a packed house in Hannibal. The Pilots went up 14-0 in the first quarter as Sophomore QB Kaleb Isley picked up where he left off last week with a ...

Monroe Central Tops River in Volleyball Action

Monroe Central took down the Pilots in straight sets on Thursday night September 2, in Hannibal winning by the scores of 25-15, 25-20, and 25-10. River played tough but the Seminoles who have been on a run lately never faltered in icking up their fourth win in the past four nights. The ...

Cameron Gets Win Over Hundred

By Ed Parsons Editor For the second week in a row Hundred got blasted without denting the scoreboard themselves. Cameron a top Class A program improved to 2-0 and dropped the Hornets to 0-2 with an 82-0 thomping on the Dragons home field. Friday night was a long night for the Hornets ...

River Girls standout at Ferry Invitational

With 57 girls from 12 different schools running on Saturday at Martins Ferry, River high School represented well grabbing two of the top 10 spots. The Pilots only had two entries in the meet, which didn’t qualify them for the team awards, but they still got some attention as Mara Beard ...

Valley falls to Calhoun County to drop to 0-2

Valley traveled to Mt. Zion on Friday night, September 3, to battle the Calhoun County Red Devils for a chance to pick up their first win of the season after falling in week one to Tygarts Valley. Calhoun had other ideas however as they jumped out to a 14-0 halftime lead and never looked back ...

Magnolia Open Season with Win Versus Ravenswood 43-27

By Rick Loy Staff Writer The Magnolia Blue Eagles opened the 2021 season with a big win at Alumni Field Bill Stewart Stadium on a humid Friday evening August 27, over the visiting Ravenswood Red Devils 43-27. The Blue Eagles scored twice in the first 3:21 to open the game on their way to ...

Paden City Opens Against Frontier

Paden City made their intiial appearance on Friday night to open the 2021 football season at New Matamoras against a good Frontier High School team. The Wildcats entered the contest outmanned and under staffed as they only had 12 players suited up. However they came to play and gave the old ...

Sophomore Isley Leads River To Victory Over Marietta

Sophomore Quarterback Kabel Isley scored early on a six yard juant to paydirt and the PAT was good to give the River Pilots a 7-0 lead after one quarter play on Friday night in Hannibal. However, the scoring for River was far from over as Isley hooked with his two favorite receivers Brody ...

The Press Box: Wetzel County Loses Basketball Great Lou Mott

A very special man passed away last week here in the local area. If any of you didn’t know Lou Mott you missed out on one of the nicest persons you could ever meet. Lou would stop into the Wetzel Chronicle office on occassion just to talk about the young athletes in the area. He never was ...

Lumberjacks Drop Opener to Tygarts Valley

Valley High School made the long trip to Mill Creek on Friday, August 27, in hopes of starting the 2021 season out on a winning note. However the Bulldogs of Tygarts Valley had other ideas and cut the Lumberjacks down to the tune of 49-0. Dispite the diasappointing loss the Lumberjacks had ...