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Valley Wins Home Tri-Match

The Lumberjills improved their record to 4-3 on Tuesday night, September 14, in Pine Grove as they defeated Clay County 25-13, 25-17, and South Harrison 19-25, 25-18, and 25-18. In the match against South Harrison the home team Lumberjills took no pity on the visitors on their way winning ...

The Press Box: Bullying is never OK

I had a young boy tell me last week he wanted to play football at a local high school this season, but he was bullied by some other kids and their parents so he never went out. I didn’t know what to say to him, and wasn’t sure he was telling the truth. I did some leg work on this and found ...

River Girls Cross Country Finding Success

River girls cross country team had a strong showing at the Belpre Invitational this past Saturday, September 17. This was the biggest meet and most competitive field they’ve faced this year. Out of 150 runners, Mara Beard earned a medal by placing 16th, Camryn Caldweel came in 63rd overall. ...

The Valley Lumber Jacks Falls To The Cougars

Valley High School played host to the Cougars from Frontier on Friday night September 17, with the visitors dropping the hosts to 0-4 on the season with a 54-12 victory to up Frontier’s record to 3-1. Frontier had their way most of the game with Quarterback Jason Schmith running and ...

Chili Open Set for October

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 ...

Paden City falls to Montcalm 20-14

The Wildcats fresh off a big win over Hancock, Md, the previous week fell to a good Moncalm team on Friday night in Vincent, WV. The Cats made the three hour trip south with hopes of making it two in a row, but the home standing Generals stood their ground and after a hard fought battle came ...

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 ...