High School Sports

Miracle Football League Scores Big

WHEELING — It wasn’t your ordinary football camp. Anything but. Rather, it was a Miracle in the works. For the past three Saturdays, three highly regarded and successful OVAC prep head football coaches — ably assisted by some of their players — staged a football camp for special needs ...

Wheeling Central’s Murray Collects Huff, Howley Awards

Wheeling Central football standout Adam Murray, center, was honored at the Victory Awards Dinner, sponsored by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association, on Sunday at the Embassy Suites in Charleston. Murray was selected as the Sam Huff Award winner, given to the best defensive player in ...

Linsly Claims Boys 3A Track Crown

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Shadyside, Linsly and St. Clairsville have made winning Ohio Valley Athletic Conference boys track titles a habit. The same can’t be said for Warren, which is still a relative newcomer to the conference. However, after the dust settled through qualifying and an ...

Kazmirski’s Grand Slam Sparks Brooke Sectional Victory Over John Marshall

WHEELING — Everyone knows Brooke’s Rachel Kazmirski is one of the best pitchers in the state. But what many may not be aware of is just how dangerous she can be with a bat in her hand. John Marshall found out first hand Saturday at the J.B Chambers I-470 Complex Kazmirski went 4-for-4 ...

Bridgeport Bulldogs Fall in OVAC Title Tilt

WHEELING — Bridgeport ran into a buzz-saw Saturday afternoon in the person of Caitlyn Kassay. Clay-Battelle’s talented junior right-hander spun a gem against the Bulldogs in the OVAC 2A championship game at the I-470 J.B. Chambers Complex. Kassay struck out 17 and allowed just two hits in ...

Central Downs Dons

WHEELING — After rain halted the action on Thursday, Wheeling Central pitcher Kyla Tharp picked up right where she left off when the action resumed in the top of the third on Saturday. Tharp fanned three and gave up just one run as the Maroon Knights advanced with a 11-1, five-inning ...

Steelers Coming Back to Wheeling

WHEELING — It has been a tradition that has been going on for the past decade. The Ohio County Relay For Life basketball game will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 11 at Wheeling Park High School with the Pittsburgh Steelers Basketballers making a return to the Friendly City. The annual ...

Wojcik Announced as Linsly Basketball Coach

WHEELING — Dave Wojcik last coached a high school basketball game 16 years ago when he was guiding Wheeling Central to a repeat Class A state championship. That will change this winter. Linsly Headmaster Justin Zimmerman officially announced Wojcik’s hiring as new head boys ...

John Marshall Rallies Past St. Clairsville on Baseball Diamond

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — With sectional play set to begin Tuesday, John Marshall coach Mark Cisar was looking for a little moxie from his club Friday as it clashed with Buckeye 8 champion St. Clairsville. He got it. The Monarchs erupted for four runs in the sixth inning and rallied past the Red ...

Wheeling Park Escapes John Marshall in Class AAA Softball Sectional

WHEELING — Over the years rivals Wheeling Park and John Marshall have been involved in some wild softball games. You can add Thursday afternoon’s West Virginia Class AAA Region One, Section One contest to that list. The Patriots scored the only three runs they needed in a crazy bottom of ...

Wheeling Central Maroon Knights Look Confident In Softball Postseason

WHEELING — Even though Wheeling Central is a relatively young team, it seems to be peaking at the right time. The Maroon Knights scored six runs in the second inning and batted through the order to take a commanding 7-0 lead over Madonna during a West Virginia Class A Region One, Section One ...

Coach James Wallace Resigns From Linsly Post

WHEELING — James Wallace loves coaching basketball. He simply loves helping Linsly grow and prosper as an institution of learning even more. That passion outweighed basketball and led to him tendering his resignation as the Cadets’ boys basketball coach after nine seasons at the ...

Union Local Jets Blast By St. John, 17-3, on Softball Field

BELLAIRE — Union Local unleashed the power of its bats Thursday. The Jets pounded out 11 hits, highlighted by three homers — two by Keira Gregor — in drubbing St. John 17-3 in five innings at Amanda’s Field. Union Local broke the game open with a nine-run fifth — a frame that ...

ROUNDUP: John Marshall Monarchs Combine To One-Hit Bellaire Baseball Team

GLEN DALE — Jacob Mason, Joel Wise, Chase Walton and Josh Schramm combined to one-hit Bellaire as John Marshall rolled to victory. Izac Babiczuk and Grant Swift each tallied three hits and two RBI for the Monarchs (13-15), while Derek Black and Chas McCool both delivered two singles, a ...