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Realignment Announced By OHSAA

June 14, 2013 WHEELING — When the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced that it would be adding a seventh class for football next fall it was widely assumed there would be a great deal of moving and... more »»

Touvell, Friends Give Back With Free Hoops Camp

June 12, 2013 WHEELING — Whoever coined the phrase ‘the best things in life don’t come free’ obviously never met Joe Touvell. You see, Touvell is a realist. more »»

Another Preps Year Just About Wrapped Up

June 5, 2013 WHEELING — As another school year and prep season winds down, perhaps it’s time to think how lucky we have it in the Ohio Valle. more »»

Gee Is the Epitome Of What Is Wrong

May 31, 2013 Ohio State’s Gordon Gee is Exhibit A for why university presidents can’t be trusted to run college sports. Consider his career arc. A dozen years ago, Gee was being hailed as a reformer. more »»

Park, Central Have Title Dreams

May 22, 2013 WHEELING — As yet another school year winds down, so too does the prep season. Just two more sports will crown state champions on the West Virginia side of the river. more »»

Huggins Looking for Someone to Step up in 2013-14

May 12, 2013 When Bob Huggins thinks back to his club’s first season in the Big 12, he’s able to identify everything that went wrong. more »»

Ticket Exchange a Great Idea for Wheeling Nailers

May 5, 2013 WHEELING — Taking a page out of the book of the parent Pittsburgh Penguins, the Wheeling Nailers are starting a “Ticket Exchange Program” during the 2013-14 season. more »»

McDermott Sisters Find Success

April 27, 2013 WHEELING — Greg McDermott is a proud papa these days. McDermott spent most of Wednesday inside the Wheeling Park Tennis Bubble watching his daughter, Jackie, play for the OVAC No. 1 Singles crown. more »»

WVU May Make Draft History

April 25, 2013 Quarterback Geno Smith and receiver Tavon Austin have a chance to make some history for the West Virginia University football program tonight, should they both be selected in the first round of the... more »»

Saturday Was a Big Day for Arlia

April 22, 2013 Weirton native Connor Arlia caught four passes for 39 yards in Saturday’s Gold-Blue game. That, in itself, is nothing to write home about. more »»

Monarchs Keep Baseball Careers Going

April 20, 2013 WHEELING — John Marshall High School’s Monarch Field has been a launching pad for many a homer during the years. And it’s also served as a launching pad for many a collegiate career. more »»

WVU Caravan, BMAC Event Set for May 8

April 16, 2013 WHEELING — Fans of West Virginia University should mark their calendars for Wednesday, May 8. more »»

It Was an Unusual Season for the Wheeling Nailers

April 14, 2013 WHEELING — The Kelly Cup Playoffs are in full force, and for the first time in three seasons the Wheeling Nailers are not a part of the festivitie. more »»

Local Alums Able to Find Success In College

April 12, 2013 WHEELING — If there’s one thing Caitlin Jividen learned while playing softball at Wheeling Park High School, it was that personal success doesn’t trump that of the team. more »»

Firing Coach Not Enough at Rutgers

April 4, 2013 The easy part was getting rid of Mike Rice, something Rutgers had little choice in doing once the governor of New Jersey and the king of basketball weighed in on his videotaped transgressions. Gov. more »»

Huggins, WVU Will Move Forward

April 2, 2013 As the losses piled during what was the longest season of his likely Hall of Fame career, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins continually vowed they were going to ‘‘fix it. more »»

West Liberty Wins Because of Players Like Shawn Dyer

March 30, 2013 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — There isn’t a thing in this world Shawn Dyer wouldn’t do in order to be a part of the West Liberty men’s basketball program. more »»

Toppers in Final Four

March 29, 2013 LOUISVILLE, Ky. more »»

WLU Ready to Fire Away

March 28, 2013 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Playing and shooting at its cozy Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex has become quite a comfortable endeavor for the West Liberty men’s basketball team. more »»

Hilltoppers Have To Choose In Elite 8

March 27, 2013 WEST LIBERTY — As the man in charge of a program that prides itself on challenging every shot and playing stifling defense, it pains West Liberty men’s basketball coach Jim Crutchfield to admit he’s... more »»

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