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Lady Cadets handle river-rival Waterford

The Fort Frye Lady Cadets doubled up Muskingum River rival Waterford 48-24 on January 11, at Cadet Gym.

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Wednesday 01/20/2021
Raiders struggle in loss to West M, Maysville

The Morgan Raiders basketball team strug­gled shooting the ball from the field in losses to West Muskingum and Maysville.

Posted: January 20, 2021
Jacomet wins 182 title at Licking Valley Invitational

The Morgan Raider wrestling team had one champion and finished eighth at the Licking Valley Invitational.

Posted: January 20, 2021
The Wildcat Watch: Boys and girls basketball teams claim conference victories

Wildcats Notch TVC Wins in Back-to-Back Nights

Posted: January 20, 2021
Lady Electrics slip past Morgan; Lady Raiders will host Crooksville and Waterford

In a game where both teams had trouble scoring the basketball, the Philo Lady Electrics outlasted Morgan for a 33-28 victory at the Morgan High School Gym on January 13.

Posted: January 20, 2021
Wednesday 01/13/2021
Lady Raiders win two MVL Small Division battles

The Morgan Lady Raider basketball program registered important Musking­um Valley League Small School Division victories over Crooksville and Coshocton.

Posted: January 13, 2021
THE CADET REPORT: Lady Cadets' rally shoots down top-ranked Berne Union Rockets

The Fort Frye Lady Cadets rallied in the second half for a 41-38 victory at Berne Union in a regular-season matchup of state-ranked teams on January 7.

Posted: January 13, 2021
Raiders escape Philo, fall to John Glenn

In a week of adversity, the Morgan Raider basketball team was able to escape Philo with a win but suffered a home loss to John Glenn.

Posted: January 13, 2021
The Wildcat Watch: Lady Cats ‘blow out’ Tornadoes

The Waterford Lady Wildcats outscored Southern 24-4 in the second quarter to claim a 58-24 Hocking Division road victory on January 7.

Posted: January 13, 2021
Wednesday 01/06/2021
CADET REPORT: Girls basketball team wins two

The Fort Frye Lady Cadet basketball team defeated Marietta and Caldwell. Members of the Fort Frye volleyball team was honored by coaches and media.

Posted: January 06, 2021
Myers, Raiders tame the Liberty Union Lions

Carver Myers scored 33 points in leading a team victory as the Morgan Raiders registered a 70-55 nonleague victory at Baltimore Liberty Union.

Posted: January 06, 2021
Lady Raiders struggle at Liberty Union

The Morgan Lady Raider basketball team struggled against an aggressive Liberty Union defense in a 49-20 nonleague loss to the Lady Lions.

Posted: January 06, 2021
THE WILDCAT WATCH: Lady Cats dominate fourth quarter to dump River, Federal Hocking

Fourth-quarter dominance led the Waterford Lady Wildcat basketball team to wins over Hannibal River (47-28) and Federal Hocking (56-29) to finish the 2020 portion of their schedule.

Posted: January 06, 2021
Cadet football players honored post season

Fort Frye’s football team ended the season at 10-1 with its second appearance in the Ohio High School Athletic Association State Semifinals in three years. As you would expect, the team received a lot of recognition.

Posted: January 06, 2021
Wednesday 12/30/2020
Myers becomes Raider’s all-time leading scorer in win at Columbus Academy

Senior Carver Myers became the all-time leading scorer in Morgan boy’s history to lead the Raiders to a 45-41 nonleague victory at Columbus Academy.

Posted: December 30, 2020
Team effort gives Braun first two Morgan coaching wins

“Team Effort” was the name of the game for the Morgan Lady Raider basketball squad in winning their first two games of the year.

Posted: December 30, 2020
THE WILDCAT WATCH: Trimble claws Wildcats

The Trimble Tomcats put four players in double figures in a 66-43 Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division victory at Waterford on December 22.

Posted: December 30, 2020
Raider wrestlers split two double duals

The Morgan Raider wrestling team split a pair of double-dual meets.

Posted: December 30, 2020
Wednesday 12/23/2020
Hot-shooting Cadets down Wildcats

Fort Frye shot 65 percent from the field as they rolled to a 64-33 victory over rival Waterford at Cadet Gym December 18. The Cadets hit on 26 of 40 action shots, including seven of ten three-pointers in the win.

Posted: December 23, 2020
THE CADET REPORT: Lady Cadets basketball team remains unbeaten; Wrestlers compete at Warren

Lady Cadets Dominate John Glenn, Caldwell, Shenandoah

Posted: December 23, 2020
Raiders claim two wins in three MVL battles

The Morgan Raider basketball team claimed two Muskingum Valley League Small School Division victories in three closely contested match-ups. The Raiders defeated Coshocton (57-50 OT) and Crooksville (64-59). They dropped a 58-56 decision at Meadowbrook.

Posted: December 23, 2020
Experienced squad working hard for new coach

"We are expecting a good year with a host of returners. The players have an excellent attitude and a great work ethic."

Posted: December 23, 2020
Wildcat Watch: Wildcats beat Southern; Lady Wildcats open TVC play with big wins

The Waterford Wildcats open Tri-Valley Conference play with a win over Southern giving Tom Simms his 200th coaching win. The Lady Cats tipped off conference play with victories over South Gallia and Southern.

Posted: December 23, 2020
Wednesday 12/16/2020
Raider wrestlers fourth in season debut

The 2020-2021 Morgan Raider wrestling team had a strong fourth-place finish in its season opener at Warren High School.

Posted: December 16, 2020
Raider basketball team looks to be relentless

Relentless is the word for this year's Morgan Raider basketball team.

Posted: December 16, 2020
Lady Raiders drop season opener to New Lex

It was a tough opener for the Morgan Lady Raider basketball team and first-year coach Ken Braun. Visiting New Lexington parlayed 30 Morgan turnovers into 26 points as the Lady Panthers claimed a 67-37 Muskingum Valley League Small School Division victory.

Posted: December 16, 2020
Late run pushes Raiders past New Lex

The Morgan Raider basketball team outscored New Lexington 14-6 in the final 6:28 to secure a 51-44 Muskingum Valley League Small School Division victory.

Posted: December 16, 2020
Wednesday 12/09/2020
Raider roundballers open with huge wins

The Morgan Raider basketball team had a highly-successful opening week of the 2020-2021 campaign with a 52-44 Muskingum Valley League win over Tri-Valley and a 67-53 nonleague victory over Federal Hocking.

Posted: December 09, 2020
Lady Raider basketball team’s season on hold

The Morgan Lady Raider basketball season is currently on hold.

Posted: December 09, 2020
Cadet Report – Lady Cadet basketball team opens with OVAC wins at home court

The Fort Frye Lady Cadets tipped off the season with Ohio Valley Athletic Confer­ence victories over Frontier and Union Local.

Posted: December 09, 2020
THE WILDCAT WATCH – Basketball team outlasts Frontier in season opener

The Waterford Wildcats opened the season with a low-scoring 34-32 victory at Washington County foe Frontier last Friday night.

Posted: December 09, 2020
Wednesday 12/02/2020
Raider, Lady Raider basketball, wrestling teams to face MVL foes

The tentative schedule for Morgan High School athletics for December 2-9 has both basketball teams playing Muskingum Valley League competition.

Posted: December 02, 2020
Lady Raider soccer players honored

The Morgan Lady Raider soccer team had five players honored by area coaches.

Posted: December 02, 2020
Smith, Campbell, Morrow, Zumbro receive postseason volleyball accolades

The volleyball coaches of the Muskingum Valley League and Eastern District recognized Morgan's Sophia Smith, Chloe Campbell, Ella Morrow, and Kenzie Zumbro.

Posted: December 02, 2020
Wednesday 11/25/2020
A season of learning for the 2020 Raider golf team, coach

It was a season of learning and growing for the 2020 Morgan Raider golf team and their new coach. The Raiders expanded their roster from the year before under the direction of first-year coach and Morgan grad Brady Weaver.

Posted: November 25, 2020
OHSAA reaffirms commitment to start season; MHS athletics moves forward with winter sports

Morgan High and Junior High School sports seasons are moving forward as planned amidst a spike of COVID-19 cases.

Posted: November 25, 2020
Morgan winter season schedule update

A very precarious winter sports season is slated to begin in earnest next week.

Posted: November 25, 2020
THE WILDCAT WATCH – Volleyball players honored

Coach Kim Barker's Waterford volleyball team had five players named to the All-Tri-Valley Conference and All-District 13 teams.

Posted: November 25, 2020
Wednesday 11/18/2020
Fort Frye falls yards short of state finals

An unusual incident where the end zone cameramen held the ball after an in­complete pass cost the Fort Frye Cadets their final timeout as Springfield squeaked out a 16-13 win in the Division VI State Semifinals.

Posted: November 18, 2020
Brandon Pahl takes charge of Raider wrestlers

Morgan's wrestling program is under new leadership. The school board tabbed Brandon Pahl as the Raiders' new mentor at its November meeting.

Posted: November 18, 2020
Morgan Lower Level Report – Lady Raider 8th-graders earn divisional volleyball title

The Morgan Lady Raider eighth-grade volleyball team completed the 2020-2021 season by winning the Muskingum Valley League Small School Division with a 14-2 record.

Posted: November 18, 2020
Tuesday 11/10/2020
Cadets slay Dragons to win Region 23 title

The Fort Frye Cadets took advantage of excellent field position to score 41-first half points on their way to winning the Division VI Region 23 Championship and advance to the State Final Four with a 47-7 victory over Proctorville Fairland on Saturday night at Cadet Stadium.

Posted: November 10, 2020
Wednesday 11/04/2020
Cadet football team moves to regional final with shutout of Barnesville

A first-half challenge from Barnesville turned into another Fort Frye rout as the Cadets survived and advanced to the Division VI Region 23 Regional Finals with a 34-0 shutout of the Shamrocks.

Posted: November 04, 2020
Wildcats rally for win at Morgan gridiron

A big second half led the Waterford Wildcats to a 22-7 victory over the Morgan Raiders in the final regular-season contest for both squads.

Posted: November 04, 2020
Wildcat Watch: Volleyball team reaches district finals

The Waterford Lady Wildcat volleyball team reached the Division IV Southeast District Finals with a win over Miller. However, Tri-Valley Conference nemesis Trimble ended Waterford’s season with a three-set victory over the Lady Wildcats.

Posted: November 04, 2020
Cadet Report – Volleyball team falls to Union Local in districts

After sweeping to a sectional championship, the Fort Frye Lady Cadets moved on to the district semifinals. The third-seeded Lady Cadets visited second-seeded Union Local on October 28.

Posted: November 04, 2020
Wednesday 10/28/2020
Quick-strike Cadets advance in state playoffs

A dominating home performance moved the Fort Frye Cadet football team into the Division VI Region 23 Regional Semifinals with a 51-12 over Columbus Africentric in a quarterfinal contest at Cadet Stadium Saturday night.

Posted: October 28, 2020
Brown, Mayle, Pettet come up big in win at Lakewood

Levi Brown tossed four touchdown passes, including three to Karsen Mayle, in leading the Morgan Raider football team to its second win of the season at Hebron Lakewood by a score of 32-0.

Posted: October 28, 2020
Wildcat Watch: Volleyball wins another sectional title; Hosts Miller in district semis Thursday

The Waterford volleyball team swept its way to another sectional title. The Lady Cats claimed a three-set victory over Mowrystown Whiteoak, at the Cooper Annex, in the Division IV Southeast District 2 Sectional/District Tournament.

Posted: October 28, 2020
Cadet Report: Lady Cadets sweep sectional title; Travel to Union Local for district play

The Fort Frye Lady Cadets swept their way to another sectional title. The Lady Cadets move on to Division III District play after straight-set wins over Cambridge and Ridgewood.

Posted: October 28, 2020
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