High School Sports

Bellaire Girls Win Buckeye 8 South Title

BELLAIRE — Inside the Bellaire girls’ basketball team locker room hangs a sign with each of the team’s goals listed. Prior to Thursday night, there was just one check mark on the sign. Another one went up shortly after the Big Reds took apart Union Local by a 66-42 count inside ...

Wheeling Park Patriots Dominate John Marshall Monarchs, 71-38

WHEELING — Wheeling Park jumped out to a strong start to Wednesday’s girls game with visiting John Marshall and never let up, as the Patriots routed the Monarchs 71-38. Wheeling Park (7-3) held John Marshall (6-5) to just three points in the first quarter, which proved to be too much ...

Steubenville Wrestling Downs Park

STEUBENVILLE — After losing the first two matches to Wheeling Park, the Steubenville wrestling team rebounded to win eight of the next nine matches en route to a 43-27 victory over the Patriots Wednesday evening inside the Crimson Center. “We came out a little flat,” Big Red coach ...

Central Girls Overcome Struggles, Defeat Cadets

WHEELING — Wheeling Central Coach Penn Kurtz watched all night long Tuesday as his girls’ basketball team struggled to put the ball through the hoop, hitting just 14 of 54 shots for a miserable 26 percent on the night. However, while Kurtz could not possibly have been happy with those ...

Dons Beat Bishops

MCMECHEN — Free-throws proved to be the deciding factor down the stretch as Madonna rallied from 14 points down in the third quarter to shock host Bishop Donahue 65-61 on Tuesday. Madonna (5-4) connected on 11 of 16 foul shots in the fourth quarter with Joey Ewusiack delivering on nine ...

John Marshall Crushes Harrison Central, 64-34, in Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — After one quarter of play, fans at the John Marshall and Harrison Central girls’ basketball game thought they were in for a close onee. The Monarchs, however, had other plans. Up by three after the first quarter, John Marshall scored nine of the first 11 points of the ...

Big Run Aids Bellaire Win

By SETH STASKEY For The Intelligencer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Eleven days between games is a long time for a basketball team. With the holiday and then a postponement last week due to weather, that was exactly what Bellaire was facing Monday night when it returned to action on John ...

Edison Girls Use 35-10 Run to Down Toronto in Richmond

RICHMOND — What started out as a close game did not end that way. The Edison girls’ basketball team ended the game on a 35-10 run to pull away and defeat Toronto, 45-20, on Monday night at home. “We finally started to make shots,” Edison (6-7) coach Ryan Powell said. “We ...

Bishops Rally Past Irish

MCMECHEN — It was a special night for Bishop Donahue. Not only were the Bishops playing against state-ranked Notre Dame, the school also inducted seven members in its athletics Hall of Fame. Before the start of the boys game, a small ceremony was held announcing all the new inductees. The ...

Central Girls Blast Shadyside

WHEELING — Wheeling Central and Shadyside have played a number of classic games through the years. Saturday’s game wasn’t one of them. Wheeling Central used a suffocating defense to force Shadyside into 12 first-half turnovers and held the Tigers to 25 percent shooting for the game in ...

Size, Length Too Much For Knights

WHEELING — Quite simply, it boiled down to length and size. North Allegheny had a distinct advantage in both departments against Wheeling Central Saturday morning. The end result was the Maroon Knights dropping their second decision of the season, 84-67 in 10th annual Cancer Research ...

Pine-Richland Too Much for Park

WHEELING — It’s been a long season thus far for the Wheeling Park Patriots. Pine Richland didn’t make things much better for them on Saturday night. The Rams used an impressive first half that included 50-percent shooting from behind the 3-point line to build a 46-24 lead. They ...

Top-Ranked La Lumiere Bests No. 2 Findlay Prep at CRC

WHEELING — Simply too much firepower. That was exactly what La Lumiere had Saturday afternoon in the premier game of Saturday’s 10th annual Cancer Research Classic at the Alma Grace McDonough Center on the campus of Wheeling Jesuit University. With all of the necessary ingredients for ...

Panthers Rally Past Big Red

STEUBENVILLE — Buckeye Local turned up the heat, and Steubenville wilted under the pressure. Danielle Dvorcek sank two foul shots with 5.7 seconds left to play to lift the Buckeye Local girls’ basketball team to a 51-49 comeback victory over Jefferson County rival Big Red on Saturday ...

Shadyside Wins Its Tournament

SHADYSIDE — Shadyside’s senior class has enjoyed a lot of success on the wrestling mat during their careers. The seven went out as victors in their final Last Man Standing tournament in the Tiger Den Saturday afternoon. Three of those upperclassmen won individual championships, including ...

Linsly Can’t Cool Down Warren Local

WHEELING — The Cadets could not cool off the Warriors from behind the 3-point line as Linsly fell to Warren Local on Friday by a 55-46 count, at the Stifel Field House. Linsly (7-3) surrendered nine 3-pointers by Warren Local shooters, including three from Emily Jackson. “They are an ...

La Lumiere’s Wojcik Happy To be Back in Ohio Valley

WHEELING — Paxson Wojcik has worn a lot of hats this week. On top of being a member of the nation’s number one ranked basketball team at La Lumiere, he has served as his team’s unofficial host for the weekend at the 10th annual Cancer Research Classic. Makes good sense since Wojcik is ...

Cadets Swim By Riders

WHEELING — As the snow fell outside, the show went on inside at Stifel Pool and the Linsly Cadets did not disappoint, upending Weir 102-54 in girls action and 106-62 on the boys side. Carol Gao, Carleigh West and Sydney West all recorded two individual wins for the girls, while Kevin Pietz ...

Wheeling Central Boys Top Madonna

WEIRTON — Wheeling Central outscored Madonna by 18 points in the fourth quarter Thursday night and walked out of the Dube Dome with a 71-55 revenge victory. The Blue Dons pinned the only loss of the season thus far on the Maroon Knights (9-1) a week ago while winning the Undo’s Tournament ...

University Edges John Marshall

MOUNDSVILLE — The Monarchs executed the plays they needed but in the end the basket was unfriendly to the hosts, who dropped a nail-biter to University on Wednesday by a score of 64-62 at the Moundsville Field House. Grace Frohnapfel attempted a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left in the game ...