High School Sports

Maroon Knights Make a Fourth Straight Trip to State Baseball Tournament

CHARLESTON — Wheeling Central and Charleston Catholic are a pair of West Virginia Class A baseball teams that have had plenty of success over the years with both spending plenty of time at the state tournament and both having varying success. Coach Bo McConnaughy’s Maroon Knights are ...

Wheeling Park Looks to Finish the Job at State Baseball Tournament

CHARLESTON — With the likes of Chad Stout, Mike McLeod and current first-year coach Steve Myers leading the way, Wheeling Park’s baseball team has turned into a frequent participant in the West Virginia Class AAA state tournament. However, while the Patriots have advanced to the ...

Time To Shine For Local Players

WHEELING — The opportunities to play in front of collegiate baseball coaches can be few and far between. On Tuesday, local players from around the valley looked to keep their dreams of continuing to play at the next level alive as they displayed their talents for college coaches at the ...

West Defeats East In Eastern District All-Star Game

MINGO JUNCTION — Players and coaches want to win every time they step onto the baseball field, but all-star games are also about having fun. The West scored in each of the final five innings, en route to a 14-2 victory over the East in the Eastern District All-Star Game on Tuesday at Muth ...

Small School Claims EOBL All-Star Game

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Regardless of which dugout you’re in, you always hear baseball coaches talking about that one big inning. That cliche reared its head again Monday afternoon at sun-splashed Memorial Park. With the annual East Ohio Baseball League All-Star Game knotted at four, the small ...

Conlin’s Corner Dedicated To Late Wheeling Central Baseball Coach

WHEELING — Every time a former player of Jamey Conlin steps on the ballfield, they are reminded of the life lessons and the memories they shared with their late skipper. From this point on, each player that steps on to the J.B. Chambers I-470 baseball field will also be reminded of his ...

Wheeling Park’s Morgan Fox to Cheer at Louisville

Wheeling Park’s Morgan Fox has signed to continue her academic and athletic careers at the University of Louisville. Fox is a four time OVAC champion for the Wheeling Park cheering team. She has won three state championships and two regional championships. Fox is also on a world’s team ...

Six Area Schools Qualify Athletes To State Meet

NEW CONCORD — As it pertains to the area delegation that will head to Columbus for the Ohio State Track and Field Championships, it’s quality over quantity. Only six area schools advanced a competitor from the Division II, Region 7 championship meet held at McConagha Stadium at Muskingum ...

Wheeling Central Falls In State Softball Championship to Sherman

VIENNA — A fourth consecutive state championship was not in the cards this year for the Wheeling Central softball team. After standing in Sherman’s way the last two years, the Tide turned the tables on the Maroon Knights with an 8-0 victory in the W. Va. Class A Softball State ...

Wheeling Central Stays Alive in West Virginia State Softball Tournament

VIENNA — The three-time defending champion Maroon Knights refused to go away quietly. After a crushing loss in the state tournament opener Wednesday to Sherman, Wheeling Central came to life in its elimination game with a 9-3 triumph over Greenbrier West at Jackson Memorial Park. Wheeling ...

St. Clairsville Romps Meadowbrook for District Title

UHRICHSVILLE — St. Clairsville capped its two-game swing through the Eastern District East 2 bracket in Tuscarawas County on Wednesday night with a convincing 13-3 rout of fourth-seeded Meadowbrook on the Claymont High School diamond. With the revenge-filled triumph, the No. 5-seeded Red ...

Steubenville Big Red Blanks Indian Valley for District Title

CAMBRIDGE — Back in April, the Steubenville baseball team went through a 2-5 stretch that prompted veteran coach Fred Heatherington to tell his team they were not playing very good. Since then, his team has turned things around. After his team, the No. 3 seed, got its 18th win in its last ...

Wheeling Park No-Hit in Game 2 Class AAA Regional Final Loss to Morgantown

WHEELING — Wheeling Park struggled to find the strike zone and baserunners Tuesday. With a chance to clinch a spot in the state tournament in Game 2 of the W.Va. Class AAA Regional Final, the Patriots walked 11 batters and were no-hit by Morgantown’s Caleb Taylor. The Mohigans won the ...