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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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