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  • north-south.jpg Postlewait, Latocha, Sigley finish high school careers together

    “It was awesome.”
    That was the response as East Fairmont’s Tori Postlewait and North Marion’s Chelsi Latocha and Amanda Sigley gave over the phone after finishing up their final moments on a high school softball field at the North-South softball game in Buffalo.

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • COLUMN: North-South football game turns enemies to familiar faces

    It’s no secret that there’s some bad blood between the county football teams and the teams that surround Marion County.
    But as players from all over the Mountain State join together to play in one last football game for the 2013-14 season, rivalries can be pushed aside as newly formed friendships settle into the forefront.

    June 20, 2014

  • POST 17  JAMES BOLANDER PI copy.jpg Post 17 stays perfect, throttles Moundsville, 11-1: PHOTOS

    All it took for Fairmont Post 17 to pick up a victory over Moundsville Post 3 Wednesday night was a little rhythm.
    And once it started to hit the right note at East Fairmont High School, the fat lady sang to the tune of an 11-1 victory in favor of the home team.

    June 19, 2014 10 Photos

  • JUST IN: Post 17 throttles Moundsville in 11-1 victory

    Once it found its rhythm, Fairmont Post 17 methodically throttled Moundville Post 3 in an 11-1 victory Wednesday night at East Fairmont High School.

    June 18, 2014

  • Former All-American trains Polar Bear wrestlers

    They say, “To be the best, you have to train with the best.”
    That’s what many area wrestlers have been doing the past two days at the Woody Williams Armory as Troy Letters, a former All-American and current head wrestling coach at Clarion University in western Pennsylvania, was the guest clinician for the camp.

    June 18, 2014

  • TJ Jones.JPG County football teams take to field for first practice: PHOTOS

    Are you ready for some football?
    Players all around Marion County were Monday night when the first day of the three-week live period of football practice began.
    While other sports were also able to practice, the three area schools were out on the football fields beginning what each of them hopes to be a successful season.

    June 17, 2014 6 Photos

  • Norman realizes dream, signs with Marshall

    Every kid has a dream when they’re young.
    Some want to be firemen; some want to be astronauts. But Austin Norman? He wanted to play college baseball.
    The first-team All-State selection in football and baseball made his dream come true Monday as he signed to play baseball with Marshall University.

    June 17, 2014

  • Morrone fathers day.jpg Father-daughter bond fueled by competitive nature

    Kelsey Morrone stood in front of her team, which had just been ousted from the state basketball tournament for the second straight season, and she gave them a speech.
    She told them one simple thing: Don’t let it happen again.

    June 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Summer camps good for multiple reasons

    For some, summer time is a prime part of the year to relax. For others, it’s an opportunity to get a leg up on their competition.
    Two of the Marion County athletes who aren’t spending their summers lounging around the pool are Fairmont Senior’s Emily and Abby Stoller.

    June 13, 2014

  • Norman captains Class AA All-State team

    For a minute, Austin Norman thought about giving up.
    The Fairmont Senior quarterback had just suffered a gruesome football injury — a broken fibula and dislocated ankle that was severe enough to turn his foot almost entirely backwards.

    June 12, 2014

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