High School Sports

Harrison Central Huskies Win 1st OVAC Golf Title

WHEELING — As the players and scorecards trickled into the clubhouse, Harrison Central coach Todd Dunlap was tasked with posting the scores on the large scoreboards. With each passing score, Dunlap — a 15-year veteran of the coaching ranks — started to believe more and more that it was ...

Steubenville Big Red Defeats St. Clairsville Red Devils in Volleyball

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Strong starts in three of four sets fueled Steubenville to a 25-14, 15-25, 25-19, 25-13 prep volleyball triumph against St. Clairsville on Tuesday night on a muggy John Jenkins Court. Big Red (4-2) used strong net play and consistency in all phases in topping the Red ...

Brooke Bruins Get First Victory in Girls Soccer

WELLSBURG — Elias Hannaoui has been telling his girls that their hard work would pay off if they kept at it. That pay off came Tuesday night at the Brooke soccer field, as his Bruins got their first win of the season, 1-0, over rival Weir. “They deserve (Tuesday’s) win,” Hannoaoui ...

PREP AND COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Wheeling Park Golf Secures Win

MOUNDSVILLE — Ryan Bilby chalked up medalist honors with a score of 72, while Wheeling Park took home the team victory over University, Morgantown and Brooke in prep golf action. The Patriots (336) secured a 30-shot victory over runner-up Morghantown (366) while University finished with a ...

Reece Enochs Nets 5 Goals As Oak Glen Crushes Wheeling Central in Girls Soccer

WHEELING — After getting its first taste of Beckley last season, Oak Glen has state tournament aspirations. With a tandem such as Brooklyn Loveland and Reece Enochs, it has the offensive firepower to get back there. The duo was on point Monday at the 16th Street Sports Complex. Enochs ...

All Eyes Are on Weir Speedster Sebastian Spencer

WEIRTON — Weir coach Tony Filberto wanted his team to focus on themselves following a season-opening loss at rival Oak Glen. No one may have taken that more to heart than do-it-all Sebastian Spencer. All eyes are on Spencer this season as Weir looks to make a return to the playoffs. The ...

Union Local Improves To Perfect 10-0 in Volleyball

MORRISTOWN — When things get tough, young teenagers sometimes shy away and let the older kids take control. That is not the case of the Union Local volleyball team. With just one senior on the roster, the Jets have relied on their youthful roster to post 10 wins against no losses. The ...

Indian Creek Earns Rare Win at Brooke In Boys Soccer

WELLSBURG — The Indian Creek boys’ soccer team keeps adding accomplishments and checking off goals early in the season. It did so again Monday evening, winning at Brooke for the first time in recent memory, 2-1. “This is a tough place to play,” Indian Creek coach Chuck Brettell said. ...

PREP AND COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Linsly Blanks Big Red

STEUBENVILLE — Arman Toyserkani dished out two assists and found the back of the net once as Linsly defeated Steubenville, 3-0, on Monday in boys’ soccer action at Harding Stadium. Artem Savkov and Luke Zwicker also scored goals for the Cadets (4-1-1) while Ben Wiemer had an assist and ...

Roger Cain Takes Over As Cameron Athletics Director

CAMERON — Roger Cain has worn many hats at Cameron High School. He is now sporting the most impressive one yet. Cain was recently named athletics director at the Marshall County school. He replaces Roger Simmons who took a similar post at John Marshall. In accepting the athletics ...

Pennybacker Lifts Wheeling Park Patriots Over Morgantown

WHEELING — The Wheeling Park boys’ soccer team is on a roll. The Patriots have won five straight since a season-opening loss at Hurricane. During that stretch, they have beaten regional foes Buckhannon-Upshur and University, and Saturday at Wheeling Island Stadium, added Morgantown to ...

Mealy Ties It for Park Girls

WHEELING — If the Wheeling Park girls’ soccer team is going to be able to achieve its goal of winning a state championship, it will have to learn to deal with adversity. For the first time this season, Wheeling Park found itself trailing. And while the Patriots weren’t able to rally ...

Beallsville Honors Football Coaching Icon, Dave Caldwell

BEALLSVILLE — It has always been my belief that there are two ways to truly honor special individuals. One is Hall of Fame induction. The second is naming something after that worthy person. Dave Caldwell entered the OVAC Hall of Fame in 2017. It was a well-deserved honor. This past ...

Bellaire Can’t Capitalize in 14-13 Loss to Garaway

BELLAIRE — Often times the difference in winning and losing is simply being able to capitalize on opportunities. Bellaire had plenty of those Saturday afternoon at Nelson Field. But, the Big Reds didn’t make good on enough. And it came back to bite them as Garaway pulled out a ...

Monroe Central Blasts Bridgeport

MARTINS FERRY — Monroe Central has a rich, proud football tradition. However, the Seminoles have fallen upon some tough times in recent years and taken their lumps. Now they are delivering them. Saturday night on the artificial surface inside the Dave Bruney Football Complex, Monroe Central ...

Mogadore Rallies To Stun Shadyside, 28-21

NEW PHILADELPHIA — Tucker Marmash made just two catches Saturday night against Shadyside — both for touchdowns. One gave Mogadore the early lead. The second provided the momentum for a thrilling 28-21 come-from-behind victory in a clash of a pair of regional high school football finalists ...

Zervos Leads John Marshall Girls to Victory

ELKINS — John Marshall’s Zara Zervos broke the tape as she won the Forest Festival Invational clocking in at 23:24 at Davis and Elkins College. The Monarchs also had their top five runners place in the Top 20 as they claimed the overall girls title. John Marshall scored 40 points while ...

St. Clairsville Hangs On To Edge Wheeling Park, 36-33

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Points were coming fast and furiously Friday night at Red Devil Stadium. In the end, though, it was St. Clairsville’s ability to control the line of scrimmage and seemingly wear down the Wheeling Park defense in the second half that proved to be the difference. After a ...