Category: Sports

Nicholas boys excel on motocross track

By Leigh Ann Rutledge, Associate Editor Motocross is a family sport in the Nicholas household. The “SixNixMX” team finished their first full season in October 2019. Rett, 7, and Reed, 5, sons of Scott and Keri Nicholas of Carrollton, race in the Ohio Motocross Association District 10 circuit. The boy’s younger brother, Rein, is also showing interest in participating. Their uncle, Kevin Ott, has been riding motocross circuits for several

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Jimmy Birong, who gave the Warriors a win with a buzzer-beater shot Friday, cuts the net down following the sectional championship game.

Warriors top Cambridge on Birong’s buzzer beater; advance to district tournament

Jimmy Birong, an unsung hero for the Carrollton Warriors during the regular season, became the hero Saturday night when he drove down the middle of the lane and laid the ball into the net as time expired to give his team a 40-39 win over Cambridge and a sectional championship. The game was an intense defensive battle between the No. 9 seed Cambridge and the No. 8 seed Carrollton from

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Minerva senior Ethan Mueller (top) defeated Evan Lewis of Carrollton for the sectional title at 152 lbs.

Eight Minerva wrestlers qualify for district competition

The Minerva Lions won the Division II wrestling sectional Feb. 29 and qualified eight wrestlers to district competition this weekend.  Wrestlers earning championships include Andy Strader (106 lbs.), Jacob Norris (120 lbs.), Ethan Mueller (152 lbs.) and Jarrett Burress (285 lbs.) Other placers advancing include Trevor Slider (170 lbs.) and Logan Williams, second; Luke Chaddock (132 lbs.) and Khail Louive (160 lbs.), third; Nicholas Chaddock (145 lbs.) and Garrett Hilliard

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Twi wrestlers go head to head.

Eight Carrollton wrestlers earn district opportunities

Eight Carrollton wrestlers earned the opportunity to compete in district competition March 6 and 7 at Claymont High School after placing in the top four at sectional competition Feb. 29, also at Claymont. The team placed second with 194 points, behind Minerva with 200 points. The top four placers in each weight class advance to the district meet. Three Warriors earned championships: junior Brandon Brown (126 lbs.) and seniors, Nathan

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Lady Warriors Team Photo

Lady Warriors edge Lions by one pin; advance to state tournament

Carrollton edged out Minerva by one pin to grab the second qualifying spot for the Division II girls state bowling tournament this weekend at Wayne’s Webb in Columbus. Claymont won the team event with 3,396 points to earn the first qualifying spot during action at Sunrise Bowling Center in Zanesville Feb. 21. Carrollton finished second with 3,377 and Minerva a close third with 3,376. Harrison Central, Maysville and Riverview rounded

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Talen Timberlake watches basketball drop through hoop

Warriors remain in hunt for share of league championship

Carrollton handed league-leading West Branch their second loss of the season in Eastern Buckeye Conference (EBC) play Friday in the CHS gym and avenged an earlier season loss to the Warriors who wear green and white. West Branch sits atop the EBC standings with a 9-2 record with one game remaining. Carrollton and Alliance are one game back at 8-3 and were scheduled to meet this Tuesday in Alliance. West

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