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Browns Giving Hunt Second Chance

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BEREA, Ohio — The lasting visual of Kareem Hunt’s second NFL season wasn’t him stiff-arming a linebacker, shedding a tackle or barreling over a cornerback at the goal line for a touchdown. It was Hunt pushing a young woman and then kicking her while she was defenseless on the ...

Boston Halts Chicago’s 7-Game Winning Streak

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BOSTON (AP) — David Krejci, Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand each scored during a four-minute span at the end of the first period and the Boston Bruins beat the Blackhawks 6-3 on Tuesday night to snap Chicago’s seven-game winning streak. Krejci scored again in the third period, when ...

Toronto Earns Date With Knights

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TORONTO — The Red Knights roll on. Toronto (19-1) kept the dream alive with a 64-55 triumph over Shadyside in the OVAC 2A semifinals on Tuesday. Lucas Gulczynski paced Toronto with 18 points, followed by 16 from Nate Karaffa and Trillion West’s 15 points. Kelly Hendershot flourished ...

Brown Asks Steelers for Trade

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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers still haven’t decided whether there’s a path for wayward wide receiver Antonio Brown to return in 2019. Not that it matters to Brown. He’s already made up his mind. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the perennial ...

Swimmers Set For W.Va. State Meet

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WHEELING — It all comes down to this. Swimmers from all over West Virginia will compete for the state championship beginning Thursday into Friday at the West Virginia University Natatorium. Wheeling Park, Wheeling Central, John Marshall and Brooke are all well represented with the Patriots ...

Park’s Lucas Ready for Final Race

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WHEELING — Wheeling Park’s Caleb Lucas is about to make his fourth trip to the state swimming championship. Although he is no stranger to the big meet, the senior is still getting jitters leading up to his final race as a Patriot. “It’s just nerve racking,” Lucas said. “We could ...

Ahmad, Harris Out at WVU

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MORGANTOWN — An e-mail announcement that came from West Virginia’s Sports Information Office was just one sentence, but it contained a significant message — “West Virginia University men’s basketball senior Esa Ahmad and junior Wesley Harris have been dismissed from the team for a ...

Central Cruises Past Beallsville

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WHEELING — While Beallsville’s girls’ basketball team was playing at Wheeling Central on Monday night, the Blue Devils’ minds may have still been on last Saturday’s Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class A championship victory at Ohio University Eastern. And with that being the case, ...

Park Defense Suffocates Buccaneers

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WHEELING — In recent memory, the Wheeling Park girls basketball team’s defense has been a headache for opponents. Buckhannon-Upshur was no exception and it was another team added to the list Monday night. The Patriots held the Buccaneers to two points in the third quarter and eight total ...

Park’s McCave Headed to WLU

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Wheeling Park standout lineman Ryan McCave recently signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic careers at West Liberty University. McCave was one of the big boys up front for Coach Chris Daugherty and helped protect and pave the way for a profilic offense during his ...

Linsly’s Hirt Signs With California, Pa.

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Linsly standout quarterback Wyatt Hirt recently signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic careers at California University of Pennsylvania. Hirt had a solid season for the Cadets. Only playing in seven games because of injury, he completed 75 of 133 passes for 1,376 ...

Browns Sign Kareem Hunt

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns’ signing of Kareem Hunt once again shines a spotlight somewhere other than the team’s on-field performance. Hunt, who was released 2¢ months ago by Kansas City after a video surfaced showing the star running back pushing and kicking a woman, signed ...

WOTC to Host OVAC High School Tennis Kick-Off

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WHEELING — The Wheeling Oglebay Tennis Club will present the fifth annual OVAC high school kick-off on Saturday at the Wheeling Park Indoor Tennis Facility. All prospective OVAC players are invited to attend the three-hour event, which will run from 1-4 p.m. Participants are asked to ...

OVAC Boys’ Tourney Has Tough Act to Follow

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The Wheeling Hospital OVAC Girls’ Basketball Championships concluded Saturday at Ohio University Eastern with four exciting finals filled with incredible performances. Congrats to University, Beaver Local, Bellaire, River and Beallsville on capturing titles. Now it’s your turn, fellas. ...

Harler Is Solid In WVU Loss

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MORGANTOWN — The first time West Virginia took on Texas, Moundsville native Chase Harler saw six minutes of action, going 0-for-1 from the floor and failing to score. That was not the case for the Wheeling Central Catholic standout and two-time West Virginia Gatorade Boys’ Basketball ...

No. 2 WVU Rifle Team Wins GARC Championship

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MORGANTOWN — Seniors Ginny Thrasher and Will Anti knew they were coming to a successful program when they elected to come to Morgantown four years ago to compete on the Mountaineers’ rifle team. As the wins continued to mount during their tenures with No. 2 West Virginia, their individual ...

Nailers’ First Trip to Maine Doesn’t Go as Planned

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PORTLAND, Maine — The Wheeling Nailers got one of each result from their three-game trip to New England. Unfortunately, Sunday afternoon was the regulation defeat, as the Nailers visited Portland, Maine for the first time. Terrence Wallin scored twice for the Maine Mariners, and despite a ...