High School Sports

Wheeling Central Wins Even Without ‘A’ Game, Beats Steubenville Catholic

WHEELING — Even when it isn’t performing at its best, Wheeling Central is a load to handle. The Maroon Knights didn’t exhibit their “A” game Friday night, but still rolled to a convincing 39-12 triumph over Steubenville Catholic Central on the campus of Wheeling University. The ...

Quarterback Kobe Hill Leads Linsly Past Ferry, 14-13

MARTINS FERRY — Linsly didn’t really hit its stride against Martins Ferry until the second half Friday night. But that’s been par for the course for the Cadets this young prep football season. It took a second-half rally for Linsly to best Westinghouse last week in the Steel City. And ...

Weir Red Riders Rout John Marshall Monarchs, 28-7

MOUNDSVILLE — Weir coach Tony Filberto said all week the focus was on his team getting better. Following a 28-7 victory against John Marshall on Friday at Monarch Stadium, that was clearly the case. Sitting at 1-1 and rebounding from last week’s embarrassing loss to rival Oak Glen, the ...

Magnolia Blue Eagles Fall In Opener to Williamstown

WILLIAMSTOWN — For the first time in more than four decades, Magnolia suffered a season-opening shutout as the Blue Eagles offense never got untracked Friday night, falling 27-0 to host Williamstown. Coach Terry Smith’s Yellowjackets (1-1) led 14-0 after one and 21-0 at intermission as ...

Jessop Broughton Breaks Record, Cameron Rolls Hundred

CAMERON — Being part of a small town community can be something special. Everyone knows one another and call one another family. Cameron is no exception to that. Those small town communities come even closer when such tragedy hits. For Cameron, the Dragons community has been in the healing ...

Doddridge Wins Battle of Star Running Backs

SISTERSVILLE — Running backs Hunter America and Mark Rucker ran wild and free on Friday night at Tyler Consolidated. America — who reached the 4,000 career-yard mark on his first carry of the game — starred for Doddridge County with 240 yards and two scores, while Rucker was stellar ...

SteubenvilleBig Red Rallies To Edge D.C. Woodson

STEUBENVILLE — On Legends Night, seniors Tayveon Crawford, Keith Bodnar and David Tuttle delivered some legendary plays, as Steubenville earned a thrilling 27-26 come-from-behind victory over Washington, D.C., Woodson inside Harding Stadium. The Warriors rallied from a two-touchdown deficit ...

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Buckeye Local, Brooke Snap Losing Skids

RAYLAND — Buckeye Local scored a pair of touchdowns in the first quarter and rolled to 20-7 victory over Union Local on its home turf on Friday night. The win snapped a 43-game losing streak for the Panthers. Brian Palmer collected two scores in the win, including a 24-yard touchdown ...

Charlie Allison Lifts Linsly Past Wheeling Central in Volleyball

WHEELING — Playing in a tournament-type atmosphere, with a large and loud crowd, Linsly and Wheeling Central put early season unbeaten streaks on the line Thursday night in East Wheeling. And while it wasn’t always as easy as the score indicates, the Cadets took advantage of Maroon ...

Wheeling Park, St. Clairsville To Meet Again

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — It’s tough to call St. Clairsville and Wheeling Park football rivals. After all, the history between the two isn’t vast and they’ve actually not met since the Red Devils prevailed, 47-27, on opening night of the 2012 season. However, you can certainly call this ...

Linsly, Martins Ferry Play in Key Matchup

MARTINS FERRY — Coming off tough outings last Friday night, both Linsly and Martins Ferry struggled for most of their respective contests with the only difference being that the Cadets managed to find a way to pull out a late victory. This week the Cadets will travel across the Ohio River to ...

Weir, John Marshall Look to Avoid 0-2 Start

MOUNDSVILLE — A pair of teams looking for big things heading into the 2019 campaign both find themselves staring down the barrel of an 0-2 start to the season when Weir pays a visit to Monarch Stadium on Friday night to take on John Marshall. Coach Tony Filberto’s Red Riders and Jason ...

Work Continues at Monarch Stadium Ahead of Friday’s Game

MOUNDSVILLE — Monarch Stadium is taking shape. The turf was put down last season, but as fans prepare for the upcoming campaign, new features will highlight the athletic complex. New lighting and sound system. New press box. New bathroom and concession stands. New visitors’ section. But ...