High School Sports

Wheeling Park’s Jared Ullom Will Run at WLU

Jared Ullom, a Wheeling Park High School senior and varsity cross country runner has chosen to continue his athletic career at West Liberty University where he plans on majoring in accounting or criminal justice. Ullom, a four-year varsity letterman, is a two-year state championship qualifier ...

Shadyside’s Josh Zandron to Join Wheeling Jesuit

Shadyside basketball standout Josh Zandron has dreamed of playing college basketball for quite some time. That opportunity came to realization recently when he signed his national letter-of-intent to continue his academic and athletic careers at Wheeling Jesuit University. Zandron led ...

Patriots Girls Win Dick Dei Invitational

WHEELING — Right before the last event of the Dick Dei Classic, Wheeling Park coach Bryan Arbes kept it simple, stating, “If we score, we win.î” The Patriots did just that. Up by 10 with the 4x400 left, they finished fifth in the event to claim the Dick Dei Track Classic at Wheeling ...

Garcia, JM Blank Central

GLEN DALE—All eyes were on Saturday’s softball game at John Marshall High School. John Marshall and Wheeling Central each carried just one loss into the day and both are favorites to make a run at the state championship in their respective classes. The battle of the powerhouses lived up ...

Zandron Pitches Tigers Past Ferry

MARTINS FERRY — For the first three innings Saturday, Josh Zandron was unhittable. And when Martins Ferry finally got to the Shadyside ace in the fourth, it still couldn’t take advantage. Zandron went the distance, striking out four and walking two, to help power the Tigers to a 5-2 ...

Weir Beats Creek, Ferry in Doubleheader Sweep

WEIRTON — Defense is often overlooked in softball. Weir and Indian Creek combined to score 13 runs, but only two were earned. After falling behind early by five runs, the Red Riders rallied for a 7-6 victory in Game 1 of a split doubleheader Saturday afternoon at home. Indian Creek led ...

Montgomery, Berger, Kish Headed to Hall of Fame

Two highly-successful coaches and a well-respected wrestling official are headed to the Hall of Fame. Long-time John Marshall baseball coach Bob Montgomery and the late Jack Berger, who enjoyed success in both track and football at Shadyside, have been tabbed in the Coaches category while ...

Victory Awards Dinner Is May 6

WHEELING — The 72nd edition of the nation’s oldest statewide sports’ awards banquet will be held on May 6 in Charleston. The Victory Awards Dinner, sponsored by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association, serves as a showcase for the state’s top sports achievers and to induct ...

Knights Blank Dragons

WHEELING — Sometimes all it takes to get a powerful offense going is a well-placed bunt. That seemed to be the case on Friday as Wheeling Central and Cameron were in a scoreless battle until Abbey Davidson dropped down a well-executed sacrifice bunt in the third inning. The next batter, ...

Park Secures a Sweep

WHEELING — Softball can be fickle sport. One night a team can play uncharacteristic ball and let games slip away. The next night, it can be on its A-game. That’s exactly what Wheeling Wheeling Park went through the last two nights. After losing their first two games Thursday to ...

Huskies Make Most of Things

CADIZ — Harrison Central proved Friday that sometimes, it’s better to be efficient than productive. The Huskies only registered five baserunners against Union Local in their Buckeye 8 softball encounter, but four of them scored in a 4-3 victory at Sally Buffalo Park. “Right now ...

Bats Get Busy For Steubenville

STEUBENVILLE — It took the Steubenville softball team a couple innings to get the bats going in the first game of a doubleheader with Martins Ferry on Friday. Once they got going, though, they did not stop. Steubenville plated three runs each in the the third, fifth and sixth innings to ...

Knights’ Boys Beat Brooke

WHEELING—A heartbreaking loss in the state tournament a season ago might have been a blessing in disguise for Wheeling Central’s David Agcaoili. The junior netter, along with No. 1 doubles partner and good friend Georgio Alexander, fell in a thriller to Winfield in Charleston, a loss that ...

JM Takes Down Weir

GLEN DALE — As John Marshall tries to get over the .500 mark, pitching depth will be a major factor as the season progresses. Monarchs coach Mark Cisar sent freshman Grant Swift to the hill Thursday against Weir. After a shaky first inning, Swift looked anything but a first-year player, ...

Monarchs Keep On Rolling

GLEN DALE — In rolling to 12 wins in its first 13 games, powerful John Marshall has become accustomed to blasting home runs and collecting hits to get things done. Thursday afternoon Coach Ed West’s Monarchs fought the wind but took advantage of everything Indian Creek gave them and made ...

41st Dick Dei Track Classic Set for Saturday

WHEELING — The Dick Dei Track Classic has come a long way in its 41 year history. The annual event at Wheeling Park High School has seen its high points and there have been years when the meet was in a bit of recession. However, once April comes, one thing is for sure— track fans from all ...

Park Trying To Defend the North

WHEELING—The boys tennis team at Wheeling Park has a new motto this season. Defend the North! That defense got off to a blazing start on Wednesday as the Patriots swept Northern Panhandle rival John Marshall by a 7-0 count. The crucial victory came just one day after Park delivered an ...

Linsly’s Rush Headed To Fairleigh Dickinson

WHEELING — To say Linsly senior Nate Rush put a lot of time and effort into baseball is an understatement. All those years of hard work has finally paid off for Rush as he signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his academic and athletics career at Fairleigh Dickinson University on ...

Cameron Rallies Late to Stun Linsly, 12-11

MOUNDSVILLE — Through five innings Wednesday afternoon Cameron’s baseball team had committed eight errors, had only collected four hits and found itself sitting on the wrong end of a 9-2 score against visiting Linsly. After the Cadets added a pair of runs in the top of the sixth to push ...

Bulldogs Win One, Lose One

BRIDGEPORT — You win some. You lose some. That’s the kind of day Wednesday was for the Bridgeport softball team. The Bulldogs split a split doubleheader, but Coach Donnie Cash was more upset with the loss than he was the victory. Bridgeport (4-2) blanked visiting Barnesville, 8-0, ...