Marble Champ Again From WV

By: Associate Press Email
By: Associate Press Email

The new men's U-S marbles champion is a six-time winner from West Virginia.

22 -year-old Robbie Nicholson of Reynoldsville emerged the victor yesterday from a field of 19 in the men's division of the U-S Marbles Championship in Middletown, Maryland.

Nicholson has won the contest for three straight years. He also won in 2000, 2001 and 2002.

He was also on a U.S. team that defeated the English for the World Marbles Cup in Tinsley Green, England, in 2000.

The women's U.S. marbles champion is 32-year-old Shannon Georgevichof Pittsburgh.

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